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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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دمانځۀ فرض کيدل ، ليک : علامه ابوالحسن على ندوى

په شب معراج د موقعه په دوى صلى الله عليه وسلم او ددوى صلى الله عليه وسلم په امت پنځوس مونځونه فرض شول. دوى صلى الله عليه وسلم پرله پسې ددې دکمولو سوالونه له خدائ کول تر دې چې الله تعالى داپنځو ته راکم کړل او دا اعلان وشو چې څوک هم دايمان او احساس ذمه وارۍ سره دامونځونه وکړى هغوى ته به دپنځوسو مونځونو اجر ورکړے کيږى . . . نور

Bettani : Iranica , Daniel Balland

Betani a Pashtun tribe on the eastern edge of the Solayman mountains, where it is particularly concentrated at the western end of the Gabarghar (the Marwat range in Anglo-Iranian toponymy), a low, though very broken, mountain range that separates the Bannu basin from the piedmont of the Derajat (North-West Frontier . . . Read More

Sultan Mohammad Sahir, one of the pioneers of Pashto journalism and a writer in his own right, died recently but sadly enough there hasn't been proper acknowledgement of the services that he rendered for his mother tongue in particular and for the world of literature in general. . . . Read More

The ancient history, or even that up to a late date, of the nation now known as Yousafzai, is but very imperfectly, if at all, known in any connected record of successive events. Casual notices relating to it are, however occasionally met . . . Read More

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