Noor Inayat Khan

Allied covert radio operator Noor Inayat Khan

Noor Inayat Khan, Hindustani:: نور عنایت خان,: नूर इनयात ख़ान GC was an Allied heroine of the Second World War. Usually known as Noor Inayat Khan (but also known as "Nora Baker" and "Madeleine"), she was of Indian Muslim origin. As a British Special Operations Executive agent during the Second World War, she became the first female radio operator to be sent into occupied France to aid the French Resistance.
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Three Injured In Herat Blast - Bakhtar News Agency
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Noor Khan Nikzada spokesman of Herat police told BIA reporter, in this explosion two ANA officers and a civilian got injures. But Najeebullan Najeeb spokesman of Zafar division in Herat said no ANA officers got injures in this event
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Four killed in different acts of violence, mishaps - Pakistan Daily Times
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Malang Khan, 45, son of Noor Khan, a resident of Bakhtawar Goth was standing outside his home when unidentified armed men, riding a motorcycle, sprayed bullets on him, leaving him injured. The injured was shifted to a private hospital where he
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MPAs fire empty cartridges at cops - The Nation, Pakistan
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MMA's Ali Haider Noor Khan Niazi asserted that the police had violated sanctity of home, and it was curfew-like situation around the police station where the apprehended former MPA was stationed. He suggested formation of MPAs-comprising committee to
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MPs united against bureaucracy for privileges - PakistanToday.com.pk
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... Tahir Sindhu and Mian Ahsan from opposition benches and Sanaullah Mastikhel, Abdul Razzaque Dhilon, Saeed Akbar Nivani, Mian Rafique and Ali Haider Noor Khan Niazi actively participated in the debate against the behaviour of civil servants
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Photos: North Canton's Diversity Picnic and Celebration - Patch.com
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Raza Khan's daughter, Noor Khan (third from the right), added, "We have this image of Muslims where sometimes people think we're evil, and we want to show people we're a peaceful religion. And I think it's nice to meet up with everyone and be a part of
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Video: Suburban residents open up about 9/11 memories - Chicago Daily Herald
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Naperville school teacher Noor Khan says reactions toward Muslims soon after the Sept. 11 attacks were far more positive than they are today. She said the media is partly to blame for painting Muslims as "the other" and by reaching out misconceptions
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Insurgent Commander Arrested In Herat - Bakhtar News Agency
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According to Noor Khan Nikzad, a spokesman for Herat police HQ, Mullah Salam, a so-called Taliban commander while going to Shindand district was indentified and arrested Friday night by Afghan police
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Five, including woman killed, in Afghan explosions - Monsters and Critics.com
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'The explosive was set inside a vegetable cart,' said Noor Khan Nikzad, police spokesman for Herat. 'Two of the wounded are said to be in a critical condition,' Nikzad said. Herat city was one of the seven areas where responsibility for security was
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Girls Golf: Season preview - Chicago Sun-Times
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Key newcomers: Carly Lang, Noor Khan, Megan Slowik, Kristi Struck. Outlook: Coyne, a Bartlett student, returns after reaching the state meet as a sophomore and sectionals as a junior to lead the team. Anderson and Skuteris, both of South Elgin,
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A roadside blast killed 20 people and wounded at least 12 travelling in two ... - Irish Times
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Noor Khan Nikzad, a spokesman for the Herat police chief, put the toll at 20 dead and 12 wounded. Another blast in the same area wounded four civilians, Noori, the governor's spokesman, said. In Gardez in eastern Paktia province, a suicide bomber blew
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Afghan police recover bodies of 8 security troops - msnbc.com
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Roadside bombs and mines are the cause of most war-related civilian deaths in Afghanistan, according to the UN In the west, meanwhile, two policemen and four insurgents were killed in shootout in Herat province, said Noor Khan Nikzad, a spokesman for
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President signs Fata reforms summary today - The News International
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MMA Parliamentary Leader MPA Ali Haider Noor Khan Niazi said that PM Gilani and other leaders had recommended the formation of a new province for Multan and Bahawalpur, but both cities were first class and had all facilities
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Police officers 'break law' to break fast - The Nation, Pakistan
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He met with Malik Mumtaz, President Saraiki Qoumi Movement, and Noor Khan Bhabha, a local leader of Tehrik-e-Insaaf. The Britain's Deputy High Commissioner also met with Muhammad Abdul Saboor, Project Manager of an NGO – Pattan
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No child's play - Hindustan Times
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... 11, attended an etiquette course during his last vacation. “In my time, only company heads needed these skills,” says his father Noor Khan, 45, who owns an automobile business, “But my son will need to know all of this the moment he enters college
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Timeline: Pakistan Blasphemy law cases, Jan-July 2011 - The Express Tribune
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Noor Khan was accused of blasphemy by his brother. Khan's brother was reportedly raising slogans of 'Sada-i-Madina,' when Khan and a man called Maulvi Idrees accusing him of uttering “blasphemous” words about sacred personalities
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Gas pipeline blown up in Dera Allah Yar - Pakistan Daily Times
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QUETTA: Unidentified persons blew up a 16-inch diameter gas pipeline in Goth Noor Khan area of Dera Allah Yar on Thursday. According to official sources, an explosive device fitted to the pipeline went off, destroying the pipeline and disrupting
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Govt spurred to stop it - The Daily Star
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It is unexpected and regrettable that extra-judicial killings have become acceptable in our society, she said. ASK Chairperson Hamida Hossain, its Director Noor Khan, and Senior Deputy Director Nina Goswami were also present at the press conference
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    THIRTIES
  • 1944
    Age 30
    She was taken with three others to Dachau Camp on the 12 September 1944.
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    On 11 September 1944, Inayat Khan and three other SOE agents from Karlsruhe prison, Yolande Beekman, Eliane Plewman, and Madeleine Damerment, were moved to the Dachau Concentration Camp.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1943
    Age 29
    Assistant Section Officer INAYAT-KHAN was sent to Karlsruhe in November 1943, and then to Pforzheim where her cell was apart from the main prison.
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    Assistant Section Officer Nora INAYAT-KHAN was the first woman operator to be infiltrated into enemy occupied France, and was landed by Lysander aircraft on 16th June, 1943.
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    After refusing to sign a declaration renouncing future escape attempts, Inayat Khan was taken to Germany on 27 November 1943 "for safe custody" and imprisoned at Pforzheim in solitary confinement as a "Nacht und Nebel" ("Night and Fog": condemned to "Disappearance without Trace") prisoner, in complete secrecy.
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    On 25 November 1943, Inayat Khan escaped from the SD Headquarters, along with fellow SOE Agents John Renshaw Starr and Leon Faye, but was captured in the vicinity.
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    On or around 13 October 1943, Inayat Khan was arrested and interrogated at the SD Headquarters at 84 Avenue Foch in Paris.
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    On 16/17 June 1943, cryptonymed 'Madeleine'/W/T operator 'Nurse' and under the cover identity of Jeanne-Marie Regnier, Assistant Section Officer/Ensign Inayat Khan was flown to landing ground B/20A 'Indigestion' in Northern France on a night landing double Lysander operation, code named Teacher/Nurse/Chaplain/Monk.
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    Later, Inayat Khan was recruited to join F (France) Section of the Special Operations Executive and in early February 1943 she was posted to the Air Ministry, Directorate of Air Intelligence, seconded to First Aid Nursing Yeomanry (FANY), and sent to Wanborough Manor, near Guildford in Surrey, and from there to various other SOE schools for training, including STS 5 Winterfold House, STS 36 Boarmans and STS 52 Thame Park.
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  • 1941
    Age 27
    Upon assignment to a bomber training school in June 1941, she applied for a commission in an effort to relieve herself of the boring work there, subsequently being promoted assistant section officer.
  • 1940
    Age 26
    On 19 November 1940, she joined the Women's Auxiliary Air Force (WAAF) and, as an aircraftwoman 2nd class, was sent to be trained as a wireless operator.
  • 1939
    Age 25
    In 1939 her book, Twenty Jataka Tales, inspired by the Jataka tales of Buddhist tradition, was published in London.
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  • TEENAGE
  • 1927
    Age 13
    After the death of her father in 1927, Inayat Khan took on the responsibility for her grief-stricken mother and her younger siblings.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1914
    Age 0
    Inayat Khan, the eldest of four children, was born on 2 January 1914 in St. Petersburg, Russia.
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