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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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Kurram is divided into three distinct areas of Lower, Upper and FR Kurram. The Upper Kurram is the most populated part of the Agency and inhibited the most prominent and popular tribes of Turi and Bangash along with some other . . . Read More


In the 1840s, tribal swat started to get organized with the rise of a sufi ascetic and anti british reformer named abdul ghafoor, who later became known as the akhund of swat. Akhund means theologian or religious teacher. When the british moved into Peshawar in 1849 he rallied the clans but his state collapsed after a few years. . . . Read More

محسود ، منشي احمد جان

دا قام د وزيرستان په مينځومان کښ اوسېږي. دوئ قطب، سهيل او نمر پريواتۀ ته وزير خلق دي او نمر خاتۀ ته بيټني خلق. د دوئ درې قامونه دي. علي زئي، بهلول زي، او شمن خيل. او يو نيم زر ملاتړ ويستې شي. دا درې واړه قامونه ګډ ګاډيره اوسېږي ځکه ئې خپلو کښ تل بدي او دښمني وي. . . . نور


Pakistan has gained a prominent position in the international market for supplying a wide variety of gemstones and mineral specimens. The northern area of Pakistan is enriched with the variety of mineral treasures . . . Read More

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