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(ˈsuːbəˌdɑː) or


(Historical Terms) (formerly) the chief native officer of a company of Indian soldiers in the British service. Also called: subah
[C17: via Urdu from Persian, from sūba province + -dār holding]


or su•bah•dar

(ˌsu bəˈdɑr)

1. the chief Indian officer of a company of sepoys.
2. nawab.
[1665–75; < Urdu < Persian]
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The election board comprising Sajjad Akhtar Malak (president), Major Muhammad Ali Khan and Naib Subedar Muhammad Riaz will conduct the election .
The Sunjwan army camp in Jammu and Kashmir was attacked by the terrorists in the wee hours of Saturday, in which Subedar Madan Lal Choudhary and Subedar Mohd Ashraf Mir were killed and four others were injured, including a civilian.
He was involved in killing of innocent civilian, attacking law enforcement agencies and armed forces of Pakistan, which resulted in death of Assistant Sub Inspector Jan Daraz Khan alongwith two police officials, Subedar Mohammad Irfan, Naib Subedar Abudullah as well as 12 other soldiers and injuries to 18 other soldiers of Armed Forces/ Frontier Constabulary.
He was involved in killing of innocent civilians, attacking Law Enforcement Agencies and Armed Forces of Pakistan, which resulted in death of Assistant Sub Inspector Jan Daraz Khan including two police officials, Subedar Muhammad Irfan, Naib Subedar Abudullah as well as 12 other soldiers.
The security forces said Subedar Faisal Mohammad and Naik Naeem died in the attacks, while Naik Mohammad Idrees, Sepoy Mohammad Mudasir and Sepoy Azhar Ali sustained injuries.
In a press statement issued here, the SSP claimed that intelligence agencies had provided him 'credible information' that Naqeebullah belonged to Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan based in South Waziristan and that he was involved in the target killings of FC Subedar Alam and his relative Aijaz Mehsud and an armed attack on the FC camp in Makeen area of Waziristan in which his (Naqeeb's) cousin Battu was killed.
We faced the most critical and dangerous situation without enough resources,' Subedar Jahangir Khan said at the protest.
He also honoured the three living recipients of Paramvir Chakra, country's highest award for gallantry, namely Captain Bana Singh, Subedar Joginder Yadav and Naib Subedar Sanjay Kumar.
Tenders are invited for Conservation and development work of Subedar Malharrao Holkar ki Chhatri Alampur Distt Bhind
My own favourite performances of my films are the filthy gangster of Bombay Boys , and the heartless subedar [tax collector] of Mirch Masala among others," Shah said.
Quetta -- Chief of Army Staff Gen Raheel Sharif on Tuesday announced gallantry awards for Capt Rooh Ullah and Naib Subedar Muhammad Ali who participated in an operation against the attackers of the Quetta police training academy Monday night, an Inter-Services Public Relations said.
Salisbury's team hit the turn on 30 thanks to three birdies from Subedar and one each from Jones, Lawlor and Salisbury himself.