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nawab

(formerly) a Muslim ruling prince or powerful landowner in India

Nawab

 

the title given the vicegerent of a province under the Mogul Empire in India in the 17th century. As the empire began to disintegrate in the first half of the 18th century, the nawabs of many provinces, including Bengal, Arcot, and Oudh, gained de facto independence.

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This principle of succession was formally established by the last Nawab of Bhopal, Hamidullah Khan, upon his confirmation as ruler of Bhopal in 1926.
He said he and his party had always sided with democratic forces in the country and they would try their best to fail the no-trust move against Nawab Zehri.
Former Bilawal House protocol officer Sohail Ahmed and PIA officer Mehmood Sultan are also nominated in the FIR of the case along with Shahrukh, Nawab, Umar and Abu Bakr.
He said that efforts of federal government and Chief Minister Balochistan Nawab Sanaullah Khan Zehri have put Balochistan path of development.
People from all walks of life lauded the documentary which reminded them the historical sacrifices of late Amir of Bahawalpur Nawab Sir Sadiq Muhammad Khan Abbasi.
Baloch Republican Party Spokesman Sher Mohammad Bugti said the events were also held by BRSO in Germany and American Friends of Balochistan in Washington where Baloch leader Nawab Brahumdagh Bugti also addressed the audience through video link.
During the reign of Nawab Mahabat Khan II who ruled from 1851-1882, Junagadh was particularly developed and improved with a series of new constructions of palaces, parks and buildings.
I am very thankful to Salman bhai, who considered my character worthy enough to be given a role in his movie," Nawab told tabloid
5) Nawab Bahdur Khan was born on 3rd February 1905 in Hyderabad Deccan.
Nawab Ali returned to Pakistan and was posted to MH/Armed Forces Medical College as consultant physician in 1955 /cardiologist and an instructor [The army terminology for teaching assignment] He laid the foundations of the cardiology dept.
It added that Deputy PM, Mahdi, had "expressed rejoice to see Nawab in the land of the country that is singing his poems every time and everywhere, highly assessing Poet Nawab's struggle against dictatorship.
Zuhair Nawab will hold talks with Tunisian officials to support bilateral cooperation and exchange of expertise and experiences in the field of geological survey and relevant issues between the two sides.