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Dera Ismail Khan

(dā`rə ĭsmīl` khän), town (1981 pop. 64,358), N central Pakistan, c.1 mi (1.6 km) on the western bank of the Indus River. A district administrative center, it is known for its lacquered woodwork, glass and ivory ware, mats, and sarongs. Newer industries include soap factories and textile, rice, flour, and oil mills. The old town, founded in 1469 by a Baluchi chief, was washed away by the Indus River; the new town was laid out in 1823. The city is seat of Gomal Univ. (est. 1974) and numerous colleges affiliated with Peshawar Univ.

Dera Ismail Khan

 

a city in Pakistan in the province of Punjab; situated on one of the tributaries of the Indus (formerly on the river itself). Population, 47,100 (1961).

Dera Ismail Khan is the trading center of an agricultural region. It has a variety of handicrafts, including articles of lacquered wood and ivory.

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PESHAWAR -- Commissioner DI Khan, Javed Khan Marwat here Wednesday directed all concerned to complete all ongoing projects within stipulated time without compromising on quality of services.
Commissioner Dera Javed Khan Marwat, Station Commander Brig Shamraiz Khan, Regional Police Officer Feroz Shah, DCs and DPOs of DI Khan, Tank and South Waziristan and other relevant officers attended the meeting.
D I KHAN -- Two men were shot dead and another person sustained critical bullet wounds on Saturday in Daraban Kalan tehsil of Dera Ismail Khan (DI Khan) when unidentified gunmen opened fire at them in a local hotel.
Asia Assad, Liaqat Ali Khan and Zahoor Khan besides Secretary Health, Syed Farooq Jamil, and representatives of Abbottabad, DI Khan teaching hospitals.
DI Khan -- A meeting of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly Standing Committee on Health Tuesday expressed dismay over the performance of DI Khan hospital and said that provision of needed medical facilities to ailing community would be ensured.
He further directed to ensure timely construction and blacktopping of 35.25km Mingora to Malam Jabba road further directing that a separate presentation should be given on the feasibility of Peshawar to DI Khan Motorway.
Rain with gusty winds occurred at isolated places in Malakand, Hazara, Kohat, Bannu, DI Khan, Rawalpindi, Lahore, Sargodha, Mirpur Khas and Hyderabad divisions, Islamabad, Gilgit-Baltistan and Kashmir.
DI KHAN -- Sixty percent work on the construction of Dera Ismail Khan Hakla Motorway has been completed, Radio Pakistan reported.
class=The bombing comes a day after the DI Khan blast in Parowa's district which killed at least four policemen and a station house officer (SHO).DI Khan District Police Officer (DPO) Dr Mohammad Iqbal had told reporters that suspected terrorists targeted a police van patrolling in the area.
Data of meteorological elements of the station DI Khan, like maximum temperature, minimum temperature, mean temperature and rainfall for the last twenty years (1996-2015) was averaged and then analyzed for 2 spans of 10 years by using statistical methods, like Deviation from Normal, Percentage Deviation from Normal, Correlations, Coefficient of Determination or R2, Mean Median, Mode and STDEV.
DI KHAN -- Capital Development Authority (CDA) Deputy Director Muhammad Ayaz Mehsud said on Friday that he was safe and visiting family in Dera Ismail Khan.
Ravi Kumar, adviser to the chief minister, said that due to lack of any shamshan ghat in DI Khan, the Hindu community could not perform the last rituals of their dead and are forced to bury them instead of cremation, reported private news channel.