Maybe I gave him a swat on his diaper when he was a toddler, but I never really hit him.
Whilst the heavier troops moved down the Kabul valley to Pencelaotis (Charsadda) under Perdiccas and Hephaestion, Alexander with a body of lighter-armed troops and cavalry pushed up the valleys which join the Kabul from the north - through the regions now known as Bajour, Swat and Buner, inhabited by Indian hill peoples, as fierce then against the western intruder as their Pathan successors are against the British columns.
In 1895 the occupation of points within the Swat territory for the safety of the road from India to Chitral similarly roused the suspicion of the Swatis.
Tears wetted her face as men in what looked like black tactical SWAT gear entered the garage.
From this chain minor ranges run in a south-westerly direction the whole length of Bajour and Swat, till they merge into the Mohmand hills and connect the mid-Himalayas with the Safed Koh.
In the famine year1896-1897the area was 9,57 1, 779 acres, including an area of 123,087 acres irrigated on the Swat river canal in the Punjab.
Soon afterwards it receives the Swat river from the north and the Bara river from the south, and after a further course of 40 m.
It thus places a broad width of independent territory between the boundaries of British India (which have remained practically, though not absolutely, untouched) and Afghanistan; and this independent belt includes Swat, Bajour and a part of the Nlohmand territory north of the Kabul river.
It marks the commencement of the water-divide which primarily separates the Gilgit basin from that of the Yashkun, or Chitral, river, and subsequently divides the drainage of Swat and Bajour from that of the Chitral (or Kunar).
This last region is divided into five agencies: Dir, Swat and Chitral, with headquarters at Malakand; Khyber, Kurram, Tochi and Wana.
Below Chitral are found the thickly timbered forests of Dir and Bajour, and the fertile y valles of the Panjkora and Swat rivers.
A much smaller work, but one of great interest, is the Swat river canal in the Peshawar valley.
The subjugation of such districts could only be by a system of effective military occupation and would be a work of time; but Alexander made a beginning by punitive expeditions, as occasion offered, calculated to reduce the free tribes to temporary quiet; we hear of such expeditions in the case of the Pisidians, the tribes of the Lebanon, the Uxii (in Khuzistan), the Tapyri (in the Elburz), the hill-peoples of Bajaor and Swat, the Cossaei (in Kurdistan); an expedition against the Arabs was in preparation when Alexander died.
- Turning to the mountainous region between the settled districts and Afghanistan, to the extreme north lies the agency of Dir, Swat and Chitral.
The military cantonments and posts in Malakand, Dir, Swat and Chitral were also enumerated, as were those in the Tochi Valley (the Northern Waziristan Agency) and in the Gomal (the Southern Waziristan Agency), the former figures being included in the census returns of Bannu district, and those of the latter in the returns of Dera Ismail Khan.
In the trans-border agencies the valleys of the Swat, Kurram and Tochi rivers yield abundant rice crops.
The extent of Asoka's dominion included all India from the thirteenth degree of latitude up to the Himalayas, Nepal, Kashmir, the Swat valley, Afghanistan as far as the Hindu Kush, Sind and Baluchistan.
Canals are the main source of irrigation in the province, and fall under three heads: (I) Private canals in the various districts, the property of the people and managed on their behalf; (2) the Michni Dilazak and Shabkadar branch in Peshawar, constructed by the district board, which receives water rates; and (3) the Swat and Kabul river canals, which were constructed by and are the property of government, and are managed by the irrigation department.
He was dressed in black but not in SWAT gear, as if he knew nothing in this world could hurt him.
In the Indian frontier risings of 1897-98 the "mad mullah" of Swat led the attack upon the Malakand, while the Hadda mullah was largely responsible for the risings amongst the Mohmands, Afridis and Orakzais.
Travelling thence to Peshawar (Purushapura), the capital of Gandhara, he made a digression, through the now inaccessible valley of Swat and the Dard states, to the Upper Indus, returning to Peshawar, and then crossing the Indus (Sintu) into the decayed kingdom of Taxila (Ta-cha-si-lo, Takshasila), then subject to Kashmir.
Low, with 15,000 men, who advanced by way of the Malakand pass, the Swat river and Dir.
The family includes the group of Kafir languages spoken in Kafiristan, Khowar, spoken in the Chitral country, and the group of Shina languages, which includes the Shina of Gilgit, Kohistani, spoken in the Kohistans of the Indus and Swat rivers, and Kashmiri.
Long after Buddhism had spread to Chitral, Gilgit, Dir and Swat; whilst Ningrahar was still full of monasteries and temples, and the Peshawar valley was recognized as the seat of Buddhist learning, the Kafirs or Nysaeans held their own in Bajour and in the lower Kunar valley, where Buddhism apparently never prevailed.
For the connexion between the Kafirs and the ancient Nysaeans of Swat, see R.
The troops in Swat were also concentrated at Chakdara and reduced in strength.
It is also interesting to find that a section of the Kafir community of Kamdesh still claim the same Greek origin as did the Nysaeans; still chant hymns to the god who sprang from Gir Nysa (the mountain of Nysa); whilst they maintain that they originally migrated from the Swat country to their present habitat in the lower Bashgol.
of route through the independent territories of Swat and Bajour, involving the passage of the Lowarai (10,450 ft.).
To the east, beyond the Panjkora river, are the hills of Swat, dominated by another Pathan race.
You swat the ball around the field to make hits and earn runs.
the upper reaches of the Panjkora river, and the Kohistan of Swat.
I tried holding the swat guys back but they're getting a little antsy.
swat a midgie without getting sent to the Tower of London.
swat a bug!
So don't immediately swat any medium-sized black and yellow insect that approaches you: pause a moment and check.
A working SAMBA installation will be created, with graphical configuration using swat via a web browser.
swat flies, kill snakes and protect ourselves against robbers and murderers.
swat off the bugs.
Thorpe park are building a giant fly swat (call the slammer) in 2005, no coasters.
It started on a real cliff-hanger, had Jonny survived the police swat team?
swat Team at Initial Deployment Point Scenario This was a simple test scenario to explore the rules.
swat team at Initial Deployment Point Scenario This was a simple test scenario to explore the rules.
At Attock the Kabul river brings down to the Indus the whole drainage of Kafiristan, Chitral, Panjkora, Swat and Peshawar district (see Kabul River).
The oldest work in Pushtu is a history of the conquest of Swat by Shaikh Mali, a chief of the Yusafzais, and leader in the conquest (A.D.
You can swat a midgie without getting sent to the Tower of London.
From there it is immediately passed on to our ISP, then to us - quicker than you can swat a bug !
So do n't immediately swat any medium-sized black and yellow insect that approaches you: pause a moment and check.
SWAT Team at Initial Deployment Point Scenario This was a simple test scenario to explore the rules.
As it is we are forced to swat flies, kill snakes and protect ourselves against robbers and murderers.
The bounty hunter screams as he desperately tries to swat off the bugs.
It started on a real cliff-hanger, had Jonny survived the police SWAT team?
Kittens like to play and will bite and swat at anything that dangles.
After a while, the cats will likely begin to swat at each other through the space beneath the door.
Seagal is also a reported expert marksman, trained in SWAT (not sure if that's true) and has a black belt in Akido (probably true).
This style is a popular choice for SWAT team members, homeowners who do their own repairs, and those in heavy industry jobs.
Another new move called the SWAT Turn allows Sam to stealthly move across a space the width of a door opening.
If Sam performs a SWAT turn at the door he is like a ghost.
As well as being a 7th Dan Black Belt in Aikido, he is well-versed in firearms and SWAT methods and will teach his knowledge to colleagues and rookie cops.
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