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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, 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


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The Pukhtoon social structure, which has attracted the attention of many a scholar is mainly governed by conventions and traditions and a code of honour known as "Pukhtoonwali". This un-written code is the keystone of the arch of the Pukhtoons' social fabric. It exercises a great influence on their actions and . . . Read More

خليل ، منشي احمد جان

د دوئي د علاقې زمکې د کابل د سيند او د باړې په اوبو اوبۀ کېږي. د دې قوم معتبر خلق د مټا خيلو د قام دي چه اربابان ورته وائي. دا خطاب ورته شاهجهان بادشاه ورکړې وۀ. د دې قام خلق په وجود کښ ښۀ توانا دي. او پنځوسؤو کسانو پورې په فوځ . . . نور


According to Tribal Laws and Tradition, the plantation of Wild Hemp or Cannabis (known as Bhang) & Opium (known as Afeem) is considered perfectly legal. However, the Taleban Government in Afghanistan had its effects felt in Tirah because under their influence, the local Ulema also banned its plantation in certain areas. . . . Read More

Swara: The Price of Honour , Zafar Ali Usafzai

The customary act of Swara is largely prevalent in various parts of the country, by the virtue of which, instead of giving blood money as "badl-e-sulha" an accused family gives their girl or girls in marriage to an aggrieved family as "compensation" to settle blood feud between them. . . . Read More

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