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Synonyms for faqir

a Muslim or Hindu mendicant monk who is regarded as a holy man

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Allan Faqir, the singer of Humma Humma (Allah Allah kar bhyyia), a fusion of pop and folk singing, not only took Pakistan to the center of the world music arena but also led his co-singer Mohammad Ali Shehki to new heights of popularity in the late 1980s.
Le court-metrage de la jeune realisatrice Narrimane Yamna Faqir traite de la vie d'une gardienne de voiture.
The police officers and jawan awarded on the occasion included Peshawar police ASP Faqir Abad Furqan Bilal (certificate), ASI Rafique, Constables Muhammad Israil and Tehseenullah and the Karak police SDPO Banda Daud Shah Muhammad Ashraf, Additional SHO Banda Daud Shah Sub Inspector Zardad Khan, HC Anayat Zaman and driver constable Mir Said.
Faqir, however, after the acquittal refused to leave the jail over fears of getting abducted by security agencies, but was persuaded by the family to come home, Dawn reports.
Promising speedy justice under the slogan of sharia, Faqir Mohammad swiftly consolidated his hold on the locals who were lured by his promise to implement Islamic governance.
Mr Al Faqir was previously head of large local corporates with Standard Chartered in Dubai.
Civil Lines police station arrested Faqir in 2005, charging him of driving one of the three explosive-laden vehicles deployed to hit Musharraf's convoy.
TAXI RANKS: Rani Ghulam Fatma (front left) and Faqir Mohammed (front right) with fellow taxi drivers who gained NVQs after training with ESTL at Folly Hall Mills.
We made this announcement of a unilateral ceasefire in the interest of Pakistan and our region," Maulvi Faqir Mohammad, a Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan deputy, said in a 30-minute radio address.
Police have not identified the pawnbroker but Det Con Shahid Faqir, of Solihull police's burglary team, said he bought the jewellery in good faith and had no connection with the criminal investigation.
Faqir Mohammed, 69, stabbed 24-year-old Shahida 20 times in the head and body after finding her secret boyfriend in her room.
Faqir Mohammed (69) flew into a rage when he came home from evening prayer one night last June to find his daughter, Shahida Perveen Mohammed, with a boyfriend in her bedroom.
in English literature from Jordan University and a graduate degree in "Creative Writing" from East Anglia University, a fourth-rate British institution, Faqir is then installed as Lecturer in Arabic language and literature at Durham University.
Sukkur -- The three-day celebrations of 147th annual Urs of renowned Sufi poet Faqir Qadir Bux Bedal will begin on August 30 to September 1 at the last resting place of the poet at Rohri.
While addressing the meeting the office bearers condemned the brutality of police on Faqir Ullah Advocate and expressed grave concerns over the government and Inspector General of Police (IGP) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Nasir Khan Durrani for not taking action against the station house officer of Pahari Pura Police, involved personnel and the in-charge of Pakh Ghulam Check Post.