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river: see Amu DaryaAmu Darya
or Amudarya
, river, c.1,600 mi (2,580 km) long, formed by the junction of the Vakhsh and Pandj rivers, which rise in the Pamir Mts. of central Asia.
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He then said that the Panj Pyare would be the embodiment of himself: "Where there are Panj Pyare, there am I.
To-date, five bridges across the Panj River connecting Tajikistan and Afghanistan have been built under support of the Aga Khan Development Network.
'Panj Tirath' in Peshawar, an ancient Hindu religious site, has been named a national heritage site by the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa provincial government.
Despite its fast current and occasional expansive spread the Panj never looks uncrossable, but people don't cross it, unless they are terrorist insurgents--or going to market.
Tahiliani's design team said they were unaware that the use of the imagery in question might be offensive to Sikhs, especially since they had noticed images of Panj Pyaras and Sikh holy sign Nishan Sahab in other fabrics and garments in the past.
Ambassador informed the audience that Nizami Ganjavi wrote many books but best is Quinary Panj Ganj" or Khamsa" such as Makhzan al-Asrar Khosrow o Shirin Layli o Majnun Eskandar-nameh Haft Paykar.
by Javed Hamim Kakar on 12 June, 2014 - 12:16 KABUL (Pajhwok): The Drug Control Agency's Department for Khatlon region of Tajikistan and border guards of Panj district while foiling to transfer large amount of drugs from Afghanistan, has killed an Afghan drug smuggler, reports said.
An official, Iqbal Singh,said: "The five Sikh men (Panj Pyare) are very important and even Guru Gobind Singh had followed the orders of his favourite five Sikhs.
Wakhan is an ancient pass leading to China form Eshkashem along Panj and Pamir Rivers; which had been used as an ancient route from west to link with Silk Route via China since the Marco Polo's time.
Panj Pyare are the five beloved administers of Amrit, the baptism of Sikh initiation.
If smugglers are unable to use official border crossing points (BCPs), they must cross the Panj River from Afghanistan on rafts, or they simply wade across in areas where the water level is low.
"Around 8 pm last night two missiles hit the warehouse of a US logistic firm in a district called Panj Qale'," the commander in charge of security in Bagram region, Parwan province, Zomri Nasseri, told Afghanistan's Pejvak news agency on Saturday.