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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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لمنځ ، محمد عمر خېوه وال

حضرت عمر فاروق (رض) نه درسول الله (ص) دا ارشاد مبارک نقل شوے دے چې داسلام بنياد په پنځو ستنو باندې دے دټولونه اول په کلمى طيبې سره ددې ګواهى وکړى چې دالله نه سيوا هيڅوک دعبادت لائق نشته اومحمد (ص) دالله رسول دے دې نه پس مونځ قائمول زکات ادا کول حج کول او درمضان المبارک روژې نيول . . . . نور

Ghakkars and Afghans , Khan Barmazid

No Punjab tribe is more frequently mentioned in Indian history than the Ghakkars, who for many hundred years were the possessors of great power and a wide extent of the country. . . . Read More


When Sindh and Multan were conquered by the Muslim army under the inspiring leadership of the young General Mohammad bin Qasim, in 711 A.D. this part of the South Asian Sub-Continent was still ruled by a Hindu Shahi dynasty. Subaktagin was the first Muslim ruler who crossed swords with Jaipal, a powerful ruler of the Hindu Shahi dynasty in 997. Later, the Muslims under the command of his illustrious son Mahmud of Ghazna invaded the sub-continent as many as seventeen times and fought fierce battles against Jaipal, his son Anandpal and other Hindu rulers . . . Read More

Bostan Khan Tarin , Muhammad Shafi Sabir

In the absence of Sardar Muhammad Khan Tareen, his nephew Bostan Khan Tareen had taken charge of important affairs in Haripur and its surrounding areas. Maharaja Ranjid Singh had granted a large estate to Bostan Khan Tarin as well as financial aid. Due to this, Sardar Mahan Singh could not dictate to Bostan Khan. But he was nevertheless looking for an opportunity to get rid of Bostan. . . . Read More

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