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  • Many elders in Swat had been killed despite having bodyguards and the Punjab governor had been killed by his own bodyguard.   (source)
  • One of the few he took was from the parents of Arfa Karim, a child computer genius from Punjab whose parents I met at a ceremony to launch postal stamps with her image on them.   (source)
  • The mighty Indus River, which flows from the Himalayas down through KPK and Punjab to Karachi and the Arabian Sea, and of which we are so proud, had turned into a raging torrent and burst its banks.   (source)
  • I had amassed a lot of money by the end of that year—half a million rupees each from the prime minister, the chief minister of Punjab, the chief minister of our province Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and the Sindh government.   (source)
  • Punjab would explode in months, maybe even days ….†   (source)
  • The landscape was not unfamiliar: monsoon season in Punjab.†   (source)
  • All over Punjab "travel agents" are willing to advise.†   (source)
  • They had kept a certain kind of Punjab alive, even if that Punjab no longer existed.†   (source)
  • She can't begin to picture a village in Punjab.†   (source)
  • A man with a Ford Foundation grant to study land reform in the Punjab came to me.†   (source)
  • I had traveled the world without ever leaving the familiar crops of Punjab.†   (source)
  • He was making a linguistic atlas of the Punjab); they asked if I wanted to teach a beginning section someday, or tutor some graduate students.†   (source)
  • When I was a child, born in a mud but without water or electricity, the Green Revolution had just struck Punjab.†   (source)
  • I remember a thin one, Shane, about an American village much like Punjab, and Alice in Wonderland, which gave me nightmares.†   (source)
  • He refused to speak Hindi as well, considering it the language of Gandhi, the man who had approved the partition of Punjab and the slaughter of millions.†   (source)
  • In a makeshift birthing but in Hasnapur, Jullundhar District, Punjab, India, I was born the year the harvest was so good that even my father, the reluctant tiller of thirty acres, had grain to hoard for drought.†   (source)
  • Punjab?†   (source)
  • Raping poor girls is no longer always a penalty-free sport, and so rapes appear to have declined considerably in the southern Punjab.†   (source)
  • Bent over the carcass in this cave, his forearms slick with blood, Hussein seemed to Mortenson immeasurably removed from his days of scholarship on the sweltering plains of the Punjab.†   (source)
  • When he was growing up in a family of seven children, in the modest village of Dhok Luna on the Punjab plain between Islamabad and Lahore, mutton was served only on very special occasions.†   (source)
  • And perhaps the very best means of combating suffocating traditions is education--through schools like one of our favorites, in a remote nook of the Pakistani Punjab, run by one of the world's most extraordinary women.†   (source)
  • Colonel Arbuthnot talked of the Punjab and occasionally asked the girl a few questions about Baghdad where, it became clear, she had been in a post as governess.†   (source)
  • There were owls, the Punjab mail …. and flowers smelt deliciously in the station-master's garden.†   (source)
  • At our feet, I found the Punjab lasso which I had been dreading all the evening.†   (source)
  • My great fear was that he was already somewhere near us, preparing the Punjab lasso.†   (source)
  • It was then that he introduced the sport of the Punjab lasso.†   (source)
  • 'To search every river in the Punjab is no small matter,' said her husband.†   (source)
  • The earthquake had been felt in India, and for long stood a leading date in the Punjab.†   (source)
  • All the rich Punjab lay out in the splendour of the keen sun.†   (source)
  • No, the Punjab for me, and the soil of the Jullundur-doab for the best soil in it.'†   (source)
  • "The Punjab lasso!" he muttered.†   (source)
  • The little sultana herself learned to wield the Punjab lasso and killed several of her women and even of the friends who visited her.†   (source)
  • I had discovered, near the Punjab lasso, in a groove in the floor, a black-headed nail of which I knew the use.†   (source)
  • No one knows better than he how to throw the Punjab lasso, for he is the king of stranglers even as he is the prince of conjurors.†   (source)
  • But, as I stared at the Punjab lasso, I saw a thing that made me start so violently that M. de Chagny delayed his attempt at suicide.†   (source)
  • M. de Chagny put the one pistol that was still loaded to his temple; and I stared at the Punjab lasso at the foot of the iron tree.†   (source)
  • And, even then, when these had "had enough," they were always at liberty to put an end to themselves with a Punjab lasso or bowstring, left for their use at the foot of an iron tree.†   (source)
  • Then, upon reflection, Erik went back to fetch the Punjab lasso, which is very curiously made out of catgut, and which might have set an examining magistrate thinking.†   (source)
  • Who hold Zam-Zammah, that 'fire-breathing dragon', hold the Punjab, for the great green-bronze piece is always first of the conqueror's loot.†   (source)
  • There was some justification for Kim—he had kicked Lala Dinanath's boy off the trunnions—since the English held the Punjab and Kim was English.†   (source)
  • A group of yellow-trousered Punjab policemen, headed by a hot and perspiring young Englishman, parted the crowd about the carriages.†   (source)
  • He afterwards took a post on the Sind, Punjab, and Delhi Railway, and his Regiment went home without him.†   (source)
  • 'Meet us again under the big railway bridge, and for the sake of all the Gods of our Punjab, bring food—curry, pulse, cakes fried in fat, and sweetmeats.†   (source)
  • But Kim did not suspect that Mahbub Ali, known as one of the best horse-dealers in the Punjab, a wealthy and enterprising trader, whose caravans penetrated far and far into the Back of Beyond, was registered in one of the locked books of the Indian Survey Department as C25 IB.†   (source)
  • Kim loafed over to the nearest tobacco-seller, a rather lively young Mohammedan woman, and begged a rank cigar of the brand that they sell to students of the Punjab University who copy English customs.†   (source)
  • The Regiment would pay for you all the time you are at the Military Orphanage; or you might go on the Punjab Masonic Orphanage's list (not that he or you 'ud understand what that means); but the best schooling a boy can get in India is, of course, at St Xavier's in Partibus at Lucknow.'†   (source)
  • And they fared out from the gloom of the mango tope, the old man's high, shrill voice ringing across the field, as wail by long-drawn wail he unfolded the story of Nikal Seyn [Nicholson]—the song that men sing in the Punjab to this day.†   (source)
  • 'Ay, I know the Punjab.†   (source)
  • One of the young men of fashion—he who was found dead at the bottom of a well on the night of the earthquake—had once given him a complete suit of Hindu kit, the costume of a lowcaste street boy, and Kim stored it in a secret place under some baulks in Nila Ram's timber-yard, beyond the Punjab High Court, where the fragrant deodar logs lie seasoning after they have driven down the Ravi.†   (source)
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