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Karim Khan

(kärēm` khän), d. 1779, ruler of Persia (1750–79), founder of the Zand dynasty. He emerged victorious from a contest for power and ruled under the title Vakil [representative]. His rule was one of tranquility, and he made Shiraz, his capital, beautiful with buildings including the Mosque of Vakil and the Bazaar of Vakil. He allowed a few northern ethnic groups to remain virtually independent. One of them was the Qajars; from them was to come Aga Muhammad KhanAga Muhammad Khan
or Agha Muhammad Khan
, 1742–97, shah of Persia, founder of the Qajar dynasty. He was emasculated by family enemies at the age of five. He was vigorous and able, but his cruelty is proverbial.
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, who overthrew (1794) Lutf Ali Khan, the last ruler of the Zand dynasty.
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PESHAWAR -- Capital City Police Officer (CCPO) Karim Khan on Wednesday said that comprehensive security plan has been finalized for the peaceful Muharram in which more than 10000 police personnel would be deployed for ensuring foolproof security in the metropolis.
PESHAWAR -- The Capital City Police Officer Karim Khan Wednesday directed the officers concerned to finalize special security plan for peaceful observance of Muharram ul Harram.
Chief Minister KP Mahmoor Khan, Minister for Information Shaukat Ali Yousafzai, MPA Abdul Karim Khan, Nawabzada Salahuddin, Rangrez Khan, Tehsil Nazim Sohail Khan and others were present on this occasion.
The two-judge SHC bench headed by Justice MohaAmmad Karim Khan Agha directed the respondents to file comments till Sept 5.
BAGHDAD (NINA) - Interior Minister Yassin Taher al-Yasiri received the head of the UN investigation team to promote accountability for crimes committed by ISIS "Karim Khan" and his accompanying delegation, stressing the need to join efforts to eradicate terrorism.
The delegation consisted Haji Abdul Karim Khan, Jahangir Kakar, Saadullah Khan, Muhammad Anwar and Jahanzeb Khan Kakar.
ISLAMABAD -- The Supreme Judicial Council (SJC) heard references filed against Supreme Court judge Justice Qazi Faez Isa and Sindh High Court (SHC) Judge Karim Khan Agha on Friday.
A notification issued this year notified appointments of Ajmal Wazir, Ziaullah Khan Bangash, and Hamayatullah Khan as provincial advisers and Abdul Karim Khan and Kamran Bangash as special assistants in provincial government.
The notifications were issued earlier this year announcing the appointments of Ajmal Wazir, Ziaullah Khan Bangash, and Hamayatullah Khan as advisers to the chief minister and Abdul Karim Khan, and Kamran Khan Bangash as special assistants to the KP chief minister.
The administration department of the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) on May 27 had issued a notification in which 'Chief Minister ...is pleased to grant the status of provincial minister' to Adviser to the Chief Minister on Elementary and Secondary Education Ziaullah Khan Bangash, Adviser to the Chief Minister on Energy and Power Himayatullah Khan, Special Assistant to the CM on Industries and Commerce Abdul Karim Khan and Special Assistant to the Chief Minister on Science and Technology and IT Kamran Khan Bangash.
Police said that Shahid Karim, a student of a private school along with his father Abdul Karim Khan was going home when he came under attack in Haqdadabad locality.