Dera Ghazi Khan


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Dera Ghazi Khan

(dā`rə gä`zē khän), town (1981 pop. 102,007), central Pakistan, on the Indus canal. It is an administrative center in a wheat and millet area. Manufactures include textiles, processed foods, and rope. The town was founded in the late 15th cent. A college affiliated with Punjab Univ. is there.

Dera Ghazi Khan

 

a city in Pakistan on the right bank of the Indus River in North-West Frontier Province. Population, 46,100 (1961).

Dera Ghazi Khan is a transportation point on a main highway, and it is a trading center (cereals, cotton, indigo, and clothing). The city has cotton-spinning and rice-milling enterprises, and flour and butter are produced there. A number of handicrafts have survived in the city, including the manufacture of silk garments, ivory carvings, and woolens. Dera Ghazi Khan is the site of a college of the arts. The city is subject to periodic floods.

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DERA GHAZI KHAN -- Transferred thrice during the last one month for taking action against a 'corrupt' revenue official, an official of the Anti-Corruption Establishment has appealed to the chief justice of Pakistan to take notice of the situation and protect him from a politically influential family.
DERA GHAZI KHAN -- A number of projects are being launched in partnership with the private sector to turn Dera Ghazi Khan into a tourist hub, said Tourism Development Corporation Punjab (TDCP) Chairman Dr Sohail Zafar Cheema.
DERAS GHAZI KHAN -- At least seven persons were injured in five different roof collapse incidents on Sunday due to heavy rainfall in Dera Ghazi Khan district.
Chief Minister said that Dera Ghazi Khan Airport will be expanded to start foreign flights and facilities will be provided to aircrafts for landing at night.
DERA GHAZI KHAN -- Vice Chancellor of Ghazi University Dera Ghazi Khan Dr Muhammad Tufail has been given an additional charge of Mir Chakar Khan Rind University of Technology (MCKRUT) in Dera Ghazi Khan as VC following approval from the Punjab governor.
While addressing a meeting in Dera Ghazi Khan on Friday, he said that three-day tourist mela is being organised in Suleman mountain range for the first time in history of Punjab and a large number of tourists will be invited to attend this mela.
Born in Barthi, tribal area of Dera Ghazi Khan District, Sardar Fateh had been living in Taunsa Sharif.
The road sector schemes of the package were announced by the chief minister during his visit to Dera Ghazi Khan in November last year.
Dera Ghazi Khan -- The Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) foiled a major terror bid and arrested two terrorists of a banned outfit with hand grenades and explosives here on Thursday.
DERA GHAZI KHAN -- Vice Chancellor Ghazi University Dera Ghazi Khan declared on Friday that new campus will be constructed for the university after demolishing of the old and dilapidated building of the city campus as soon as funds area made available.
DERA GHAZI KHAN: The death toll in Dera Ghazi Khan road accident, in which two speeding buses collided with each other on Sunday, has climbed to 20.
Summary: Dera Ghazi Khan [Pakistan], Feb 26 (ANI): The District Council of Dera Ghazi Khan district in Pakistan's Punjab province has passed a resolution demanding a ban on shaping beards in fashionable styles.