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Friday, June 5 2015

During Shah Jahan's times , the vale of Peshawar came to witness the inter-tribal war of Yusafzai and Khattak tribes . . . Read More

Friday, April 10 2015

In some respects the adventures of Mehsuds and Wazir contingents which accompanied Nadir to Kabul in 1929 present a picture even more significant. For on that occasion they were not defending their country from occupation, but acting on the offensives within Afghanistan. . . . Read More

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

Waziristan and Mughal empire, Hamid Wahed Alekozai
Friday, April 10 2015

Prince Bahadur Shah (Son of Aurangzeb) on his conquest of Bannu made Syed Hassan as the governor of Dawar tribe in 1696 and imposed upon the tribes an annual tribute of Rs. 12,000. For some time the new governor continued his governorship, but with difficulties. When the Mughal Administration fell into disorder, the Dawars shook off the imperial yoke. . . . 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


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Ustaz Khyal Muhammad's Interview , Qasim Abdullah Moi

Talking to the soft spoken, mild mannered singer Khayal Mohammad, one realizes that in the richness of his controlled, warm voice, there lies a sombre appeal that is waiting to be heard by mainstream Pakistan. A veteran of the Pashto playback singing scene, Khayal is practically a household name in the Frontier. . . . Read More

Abdul Qadir Khan Khattak , Professor Raj Wali Shah Khattak

The mighty Indus is called' Abasin' in Pashto, which means the father of rivers. It is also so called because the various tributaries of the frontier province join it, and perhaps due to this very reason the Indus becomes 'Abaseen' (The father of rivers), that it engulfs the various other rivers on its long voyage of the NWFP. . . . Read More

Gans of Australia , Mariam Babar

It is a surprisingly little-known fact in the Frontier province that some of the earliest settlers in Australia were Pathans. . . . Read More


The first to settle were thus the Bannudzais or Bannuchis. Their previous home had been in the mountains now held by the Darwesh Khel Wazirs, with head-quarters in Shawal. Sweeping down thence they soon conquered the country lying between the Kuram and Tochi rivers, and once firmly established, devoted themselves to agricultural pursuits . . . Read More

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