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 -- Tribal elders and chairmen of union councils have been protesting for the last one month to seek allocation of an admission quota for the students hailing from less privileged area of Dera Ghazi Khan at the Ghazi Khan Medical College.
MULTAN -- A lion from Lahore Safari zoo and lioness from Lahore zoo have reached zoo facilities in Vehari and Dera Ghazi Khan cities of South Punjab to complete couples and ensure reproduction of animals there.
Last month, Dera Ghazi Khan District Council has passed a resolution for imposing a ban on growing beard of various designs.
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.
DERA GHAZI KHAN -- The Punjab Finance Department approved to create 468 posts of various categories to upgrade dhq Hospital Dera Ghazi Khan to teaching hospital level.
DERA GHAZI KHAN -- Punjab Rangers on Tuesday killed two alleged militants in an exchange of fire in Dera Ghazi Khan (DGK) district of the Punjab province, while two of their accomplices managed to escape.
The approved development schemes included: Provision of missing specialties for up-gradation of DHQ Hospital Dera Ghazi Khan into Teaching Hospital Dera Ghazi Khan (Revised) at the cost of Rs 4615.
Punjab Rangers and police conducted the first operation in Dera Ghazi Khan, and apprehended seven key facilitators wanted for extortion and other criminal activities in Punjab and Balochistan, the statement said.
Dera Ghazi Khan -- At least eight terrorists affiliated with Al-Qaeda have been gunned-down during an operation by Anti-Terrorism Force in Dera Ghazi Khan Area.
ySLAMABAD (CyHAN)- At least seven people were killed and a dozen others injured when a suicide blast hit an election office of a lawmaker in Pakistan's central district of Dera Ghazi Khan on Wednesday, local media reported.
Punjab Environment Minister Col (retd) Shuja Khanzada has said that Punjab government is planning to set up a waste to energy power plant in Dera Ghazi Khan by using garbage as fuel.
While talking to media on Friday, he also said in this connection, 2,000 tons of garbage from Lahore will be sent to Dera Ghazi Khan.