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Sunday, March 6 2016

The morning telephone call is generally not without peril. If it is from official source it brings about some message of official emergency and when it is from family or friends circles, it is normally indicative of somewhat more urgent situation. But this Friday's call from family back in Tank proved tragic when I was told that our popular tribal leader Malik Mohammad Qarib took his last breath just a few moments back and his funeral ceremony would be performed at around 2:30 pm soon after Friday Prayers. . . . Read More

14 اکتوبر 2015

Get to Know Pashtun Tribes
Updated: Now contains 135 153 tribes

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Friday, April 10 2015

In the winter of 1837, Sikhs under their general Hari Singh Nalwa occupied the fortress of Jamrud at the entrance of Khyber. The Amir ordered his son Mohammed Akbar Khan to proceed to Khaibar, and then he reinforced him by means of his eldest son, Mohammed Afzal Khan . . . Read More

Friday, April 10 2015

Lawrence about Miranshah, "Round us....are low bare porcelain-coloured hills, with....a broken-bottle skyline....the quietness is so intense that i rub my ears, wondering if i am going deaf" . . . Read More

Friday, April 10 2015

The account of the founder of Rohilkhand. . . . Read More

Friday, April 10 2015

In 1463-64 A.D, Ahmad khan Bhatti, who had acquired great power in the country of Sindh, and had 20,000 cavalry under him, revolted against the Governor of Multan .The Langah governor of Multan complained to Bahlul Lodhi against the aggression of Ahmad Khan Bhatti . . . Read More

Friday, April 10 2015

Khan Gaju was Malik Ahmad's successor, he formed a great confederation of Khashi tribes and ruled over large tracts of present day Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, tribal areas , Potohar, Kunar and Kafiristan. . . . Read More

Friday, April 10 2015

Even Folklore, traditions and legends are singularly silent about the races who inhabited the Frontier prior to Pashtun invasions. . . . Read More

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دغريبۍ ايوارډ ، ليک::ډاکټر افتخار على فګار

پښتو ژبه زمامور پښتو ژبه زما ښائست ،پښتو ژبه زما پيژندګلو غرض دا چې پښتوژبه زماهرڅه هرڅه ده ځکه چې په دازما مورنۍ ژبه ده ځکه خو ماډيره ګرانه ده . دپښتو ژبې سره چې دچا څه قسم هم تعلق دے هغه زما ورور زما دسترګو تور زما زړۀ ټکور دے هم دغسې دپښتو عاشقانو کښې زما يو پښتون ورور . . . نور

Shah Mahmud Logari , Ashfaq Yusufzai

An Afghan wrestler here entertained thousands of spectators through the feats he displayed here on Friday at the Shahi Bagh Stadium. Shah Mohammad Logari, who has two wives and 13 children, took the lookers-on by surprise when he exhibited some dangerous stunts and showed his immense physical strength. . . . Read More

North Waziristan covers an area of 1,817 square miles. Both mahsuds, entirely in south waziristan and wazirs are derwesh khels. The north waziristan wazirs are utmanzai of which the major sections are wali khel, momit khel and ibrahim khel. Some 50,000 daurs constitute an important minor tribe of the agency and are said to be the original inhabitants. . . . Read More

Chitral, which today is part of the North-West Frontier Province of Pakistan, was a separate state in 1895, owing allegiance to Kashmir and thus, although beyond the then border of British India, within the British sphere of influence. At the beginning of 1895, the Mehtar (ruler) of Chitral was assassinated by one of his brothers, who claimed the throne. . . . Read More

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