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پښتنی قبيلې، عبداللطيف طالبی
29 مارچ 2015

د پښتنو ۱۹۰ قبائلو باندې ليکل شوی يو مهم کتاب . . . نور

Afghan-Baloch Wars, Jawwad Khan Marwat
Tuesday, March 24 2015

A summery of tribal wars and armed conflicts between Afghans and Balochs from 16th century to the end of 19th century. . . . Read More

Battle of Damghan (1729), Jawwad Khan Marwat
Friday, March 20 2015

Ashraf Hotaki having come to power in the aftermath of a coup against his predecessor, Mahmud Hotaki, had achieved great success in the war with the Ottomans where with a much inferior force he overcame a superior Turkish army and agreed to a settlement in which he secured Turkish support and acceptance as the legitimate ruler of Persia. Hardly had he begun to enjoy his good fortune when he received reports of the great successes of Shah Tahmasp in Khorasan. . . . Read More

Monday, March 16 2015

In 682 AD, the Afghans from their mountains, who had, even at that early period, embraced the Islam, wrested certain possessions from the Hindu Rajput king of Lahore. Afghans also came to the Indus plains from Roh in 711-12 A.D with the army of Muhammad Bin Qasim , the conqueror of Sindh. Afghans made their first expedition into India in 705 AD, when their contingent from Khurasan, then under the rule of Abdul Malik Hijjaj bin Yousuf joined Muhammad bin Qasim to Sind . . . Read More

Tuesday, March 10 2015

With the establishment of Afghan reign in Kashmir valley in 1753, the Shawl industry received an immense boast. Afghan rulers took particular care to promote export and attracted commercial agents from Iran, Turkistan, Afghanistan ,Turkey and Russia , so that the market even extended as far as Europe. . . . Read More

Saturday, March 7 2015

In 1914 there were nearly 5000 Trans-Indus Pathans in the Indian Army, of whom about half were Afridis. By June 1916 over 600 Afridis had deserted to Turks. In November 1915 all recruitment of Trans-Indus Pathans was stopped. Philip Mason well summed up the loyalty assessment of the Indian Army by saying that "A faint question mark hung over the Pathans throughput the war but the Punjabi Muslims were steady as a rock" . . . Read More

Early history of Niazi tribe, Jawwad Khan Marwat
Wednesday, March 4 2015

Niazis initially occupied an area in the district Shilghar , situated to the south of Ghazni. When the Ghalzai became numerous, they drove the Niazis to the eastward and the Andar branch of the Ghilzais still hold Shilghar.Niazis journeyed South untill they came until they came to the Tank. There they found rest and their young men became merchants and carriers. . . . Read More

Zarkun, Jawwad Khan Marwat
Monday, March 2 2015

Zarkuns are offshoots of Pannis. In late 16th century , they occupied Kohlu, Mamand Khan Kot, Gamboli and the neighboring hills under their Sardar Firoz Khan. . . . Read More


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Israr Shinwari , Rahimullah Yusufzai

The end came peacefully for Israr Mohammad Khan Shinwari as most accounts of his final hours said he died in his sleep. Having helped everyone and anyone who knocked his doors throughout his life, so many people must have prayed for him that his death was quick and painless and his funeral was huge. . . . Read More


I believe that Wali Khan's politics will continue to be studied, admired and criticized from various ideological, political and personal perspectives but I hope that due attention would also be paid to Wali Khan the man. The man who once acted on the stage as a child-star, who was a repertoire of poetry; whether Pashto tapay or Faiz's Urdu ghazals, who loved Yousuf Lodhi's political cartoons and Gulzar Alam's music. . . . Read More

مکتبونو څۀ ګناه کړې ده؟ ، عبدالهادي حيران

څو ورځې د مخه په مطبوعاتو کې نشر شوى دا خبر به ستاسې له نظره هم تېر شوى وي چې د افغانستان په څلورو جنوبي ولايتونو کې لږ تر لږه دوه سوه (200) مکتبونه لدې امله وتړلى شول چې د طالب جنګياليو لخوا ورته د سوځولو دړکې ورکړل شوې وې. . . . نور


Abdul Ghani Khan, a painter and sculptor of repute and, in the considered opinion of quite a few, arguably one of the three most eminent Pashto poets of the twentieth century, the other two being Amir Hamza Khan Shinwari (December 1907- 18th February, 1994) and Qalandar Moomand (1st September, 1930). . . . Read More

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