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Radio Pakistan
PAKISTAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION (Urdu : ریڈیو پاکستان‎; Reporting name : PBC), also known as RADIO PAKISTAN, is a public radio broadcasting network, as well as a mass-media state-owned megacorporation in Pakistan. PBC provides a wide range of radio and news services which are broadcast in TV, internet, and radio, outside Pakistan
Pakistan
in 10 different languages. PBC's programmes served as mission purpose to entertain people through cultural music, features, and plays, while educating the overseas audience about the Pakistan, its culture and government, and the world. PBC programmes educate peoples on socioeconomic issues covering "health‚ education‚ environment‚ population welfare‚ agriculture‚ special persons‚ rights of women‚ human rights‚ minorities and media freedom"
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Gilgit
GILGIT (Shina : گلیت, Urdu
Urdu
:گلگت) is the capital city of the Gilgit-Baltistan
Gilgit-Baltistan
region, an administrative territory of Pakistan
Pakistan
. The city is located in a small valley near the confluence of the Gilgit River and Hunza River
Hunza River
. Gilgit
Gilgit
is a major tourist destination in northern Pakistan, and serves as a hub for mountaineering expeditions in the Karakoram Range
Karakoram Range
. It was an important stop on the ancient Silk Road , and today serves as a major junction along the Karakoram Highway with road connections to China
China
, Skardu
Skardu
, Chitral
Chitral
, and Islamabad
Islamabad

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Skardu
SKARDU (Urdu : سکردو‬‎, Balti : སྐརདུ་་) is a city in Gilgit-Baltistan region of Pakistan
Pakistan
, and serves as the capital of Skardu District . Skardu
Skardu
is located in the 10 kilometres (6 miles) wide by 40 kilometres (25 miles) long Skardu Valley , at the confluence of the Indus
Indus
and Shigar
Shigar
Rivers at an altitude of nearly 2,500 metres (8,202 feet). The town is an important gateway to the eight-thousanders of the nearby Karakoram
Karakoram
Mountain range. The town is located on the Indus
Indus
river, which separates the Karakoram
Karakoram
Range from the Himalayas
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Turbat
TURBAT (Balochi and Urdu : تُربت‎), is a city located in southern Balochistan , a province of Pakistan
Pakistan
. The town is the administrative centre oif Kech District
Kech District
and Turbat
Turbat
Tehsil , the town itself contains one Union council . CONTENTS * 1 About * 2 History * 3 Places of interest * 4 Transport * 5 See also * 6 References ABOUTThe town is located in southern Balochistan province in Pakistan
Pakistan
. It is situated on the left bank of the Kech River , which is a tributary to the Dasht River. The Makran
Makran
Range to the north and east descends to coastal plains in the south. The town is a marketplace for dates grown in the surrounding region and has a date-processing factory. Jowar (sorghum), barley, wheat, and rice are also grown, and livestock are raised
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Khuzdar
KHUZDAR (Brahui /Balochi : خوزدار‎‎, Khuzdār; Urdu : خضدار‎) is the capital city of the Khuzdar District
Khuzdar District
of central Balochistan
Balochistan
, Pakistan
Pakistan
. Before March 1974, Khuzdar
Khuzdar
was a part of Kalat District
Kalat District
. The Jhalawani or southern dialect of the Brahui language is spoken. HISTORY Khuzdar
Khuzdar
was the capital of the Brahui kingdom of Makran
Makran
. In the early 17th century it was part of the Jhalawan
Jhalawan
kingdom , but it soon fell under the Kingdom of Kalat , where it remained until a series of revolts during the reign of Khudadad Khan (1857-1893). By 1896, after Khudadad's death, the authority of Kalat was restored
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Bahawalpur
BAHAWALPUR (Punjabi , Urdu
Urdu
: بہاولپور‎), is a city located in the Punjab province of Pakistan
Pakistan
. Bahawalpur
Bahawalpur
is the 12th largest city in Pakistan
Pakistan
with an estimated population of 798,509. The city also lies near the ancient Derawar Fort in the Cholistan Desert
Cholistan Desert
near the border with India, and serves as the gateway to Pakistan's Lal Suhanra National Park . Bahawalpur
Bahawalpur
was once the capital of the former princely state of Bahawalpur
Bahawalpur
ruled by Nawabs . The Nawabs of Bahawalpur
Bahawalpur
were regarded as part of the Rajputana
Rajputana
States, the majority of which now form the bulk of the neighbouring Indian state of Rajasthan
Rajasthan

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Khairpur, Pakistan
KHAIRPUR ( Urdu
Urdu
: خيرپُور‎; Sindhi : خیرپور‎, khīr´pūr) is a city and the capital of the Khairpur District , in Pakistan
Pakistan
's Sindh
Sindh
province. Khairpur
Khairpur
was founded in 1783 by Mir Sohrab Khan of the Talpur dynasty, and served as capital of the former princely state of Khairpur
Khairpur
until 1955. Khairpur
Khairpur
is also known as home of the revered Sufi mystic Sachal Sarmast , whose shrine is located in nearby Ranipur
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PBC (other)
Disambiguation usually refers to WORD-SENSE DISAMBIGUATION , the process of identifying which meaning of a word is used in context
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Rawalpindi
RAWALPINDI (Punjabi , Urdu
Urdu
: راولپنڈى‎, Rāwalpiṇḍī), commonly known as PINDI (Punjabi : پنڈی), is a city in Punjab , Pakistan
Pakistan
. It is the fourth-largest city in Pakistan
Pakistan
by population, while the larger Islamabad Rawalpindi metropolitan area is the country's third-largest area. The economy of Rawalpindi
Rawalpindi
is interlinked with Islamabad
Islamabad
, and the two are jointly known as the "twin cities ". The city is the administrative seat of the Rawalpindi District
Rawalpindi District

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Quetta
QUETTA ( Urdu
Urdu
: کوئٹہ‎, Pashto : کوټه‎, Hazaragi : کویته Balochi : کویته‎‎ pronunciation (help ·info )) is the provincial capital of Balochistan, Pakistan
Pakistan
and the ninth-largest city of the country. The city is known as the fruit garden of Pakistan, due to the numerous fruit orchards in and around it, and the large variety of fruits and dry fruits produced there. The immediate area has long been one of pastures and mountains, with varied plants and animals relative to the dry plains to the west. Quetta
Quetta
was once ruled by the kalats and Kasi and they still own a lot of land over there. Quetta
Quetta
is at an average elevation of 1,680 meters (5,510 feet) above sea level, making it Pakistan's only high-altitude major city. The population of the city is estimated to be approximately 1,172,000
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Multan
MULTAN (Punjabi and Urdu
Urdu
: مُلتان‎; pronunciation (help ·info )), is a Pakistani city located in Punjab province. Located on the banks of the Chenab River , Multan
Multan
is Pakistan's 5th most populous city, and is the premier cultural and economic centre of southern Punjab. Multan's history stretches deep into antiquity. The ancient city was site of the renowned Multan Sun Temple
Multan Sun Temple
, and was besieged by Alexander the Great during the Mallian Campaign . Multan
Multan
was one of the most important trading centres of medieval Islamic India, and attracted a multitude of Sufi mystics in the 11th and 12th centuries, earning the city the nickname CITY OF SAINTS. The city, along with the nearby city of Uch , is renowned for its large collection of Sufi shrines dating from that era
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Sibi
SIBI (Balochi and Urdu : سِبی‎, Pashtu : سیوئ) is a city of Balochistan province of Pakistan
Pakistan
. The city is the headquarters of the district and tehsil of the same name. CONTENTS * 1 Etymology * 2 History * 3 Geography * 4 Demographics * 5 Religion * 6 Festivals * 7 Climate * 8 Famous Places * 9 See also * 10 Notes * 11 References ETYMOLOGYThe origin of the town's name is attributed to Rani Sewi, a Hindu lady of the Sewa Dynasty that ruled Balochistan before the 7th century. HISTORYThe history of the Sibi
Sibi
region dates back to the 7th century at the earliest, when it was ruled by the Sewa dynasty . In the early 13th century, Sibi
Sibi
was a dependency of Multan
Multan
under Nasiruddin Qabacha
Nasiruddin Qabacha
of the Ghurid Empire
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Abbottabad
ABBOTTABAD (/ˈæbətəbæd/ or /ˈɑːbtəbæd/ ) ( Urdu
Urdu
, Hindko
Hindko
: ایبٹ آباد Aibṭ ābād ) is a city located in the Hazara region of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
province, in northeastern Pakistan
Pakistan
. The city is situated in 110 kilometres (68 mi) north of the capital Islamabad
Islamabad
, 130 kilometres (81 mi) from Rawalpindi and 150 kilometres (93 mi) northeast of Peshawar
Peshawar
at an altitude of 1,260 metres (4,134 ft) and is the capital of the Abbottabad District . Kashmir lies to the east of the city. The city is well known throughout Pakistan
Pakistan
for its pleasant weather, high-standard educational institutions and for hosting the Pakistan Military Academy in Kakul
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Sargodha
SARGODHA, also known as "The City of Eagles" , (Punjabi and Urdu : سرگودھا‎) is the 11th largest city in Pakistan
Pakistan
with a population of 1.5 million. It is also an administrative centre of Sargodha Division
Sargodha Division
located in the Punjab province, Pakistan
Pakistan
and one of the fastest growing cities in Pakistan. CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Geography * 2.1 Climate * 3 Demographics * 4 Administration * 5 Local features * 5.1 Mushaf Air Base * 6 Educational institutions * 7 Notable people * 8 References HISTORYThe origins of this city are quite old but the proper town was established by the British in 1903. Although it was a small town in the beginning, the British Royal Air Force
Royal Air Force
built an airport here due to its strategic location
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Bannu
BANū or BANNU (Pashto : باني ګل / بنو‎, Bānīgul; Urdu : بنوں‎) is the principal city of the Bannu District
Bannu District
in southern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
, Pakistan. Bannu
Bannu
was once a British military base used for action against Afghan border tribes. Inhabitants of Bannu
Bannu
are known as Banuchi , and speak a specific dialect of Pashto . CONTENTS* 1 History * 1.1 Founding of Bannu
Bannu
Town * 1.2 British Raj era * 2 References * 3 External links HISTORYFOUNDING OF BANNU TOWN Meryan Gate in the heart of the city The town was founded in 1848 by Herbert Benjamin Edwardes , a Lieutenant
Lieutenant
in the 1st Bengal European Fusiliers Regiment of the East India Company 's private army
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International Broadcasting
INTERNATIONAL BROADCASTING is broadcasting that is deliberately aimed at a foreign, rather than a domestic, audience. It usually is broadcast by means of longwave , mediumwave , or (more usually) shortwave radio, but in recent years has also used direct satellite broadcasting and the internet as means of reaching audiences. Although radio and television programs do travel outside national borders, in many cases reception by foreigners is accidental
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