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Afghan Saints

1- Shaikh Michan Niazi
2- Haro Ana
3- Arzani Kheshgi
4- Saint of Pre-Ghal
5- Musa Darwesh
6- Qasim Sulaimani
7- Khwaja Khizr Sarwani


Sites and Places in Pakhtunkhwa

1- Shaikh Badin hills (Lakki Marwat)
2- Nimla'h garden [Khogiani district, Nangarhar]
3- Bibi Mahru village[Kabul]
4- The Bridge over the Surkhab River [Nangarhar province]
5- Nowshera
6- Takht-i-Sulaiman [F.R.Dera Ismail Khan]
7- Bala Hissar Peshawar
8- Ghazni,
9- Chahar Chata Bazar [Kabul]
10- Bannu
11-Tank or Tak
12- Jalalabad
13- Islamia College [Peshawar]
14  Quetta or Kwatta'h
15- Shabqadar


Tribes and castes of Pakhtunkhwa and environs

1- Gujars
2- Tanolis
3- Sayyids of Kunar
4- Swatis
5- Tirahi Dards
6- Farmulis 
7- Yousafzais
8- Morcha Khel Mohmands
9- Ushtaranis
10- Shinwaris
11- Tarklanris
12- Khogianis
13- Gandapurs
14- Kambar Khel Afridis
15- Barak Khattaks 
16- Orakzais
17- Tanis
18- Ormurs 
19- Gigyanis
20- Shalmanis
21- Its Luhani or Nuhani (لوحاڼي ) , not Lawani (لواڼي)


Pashtun notables

1- Mullah Powindah
2- Mir Mast Afridi
3- Nur Gul of Panjpao
4- Haji Khan Kakar
5- Multan Khan Afridi
6-  Ajab Khan Afridi
7- Mir Mast Afridi
8- Mir Dast Afridi
9- Sher Ali Afridi
10- Malik Samad Khan Malikdin Khel Afridi
11- Khushal Khan Khattak
12- Fateh Khan Khattak


History of Afghans in India

1- Atia mosque of Bangladesh
2- Islam Shah Sur, the forerunner of Akbar in reforms and policies
3- Excerpts from Afsana-i-Shahan
4- Barmazid Kur
5- The earliest extant account of Sher Shah Sur ( Padmavat of Jaisi, 1540 A.D)
6- Cannons of Sher Shah Sur
7- Sultan Nasir-ud-din Ismail Shah (Malik Makh Afghan)
8- Nawab Zahid Khan Saddozai
9- Amir Khan of Tonk
10- Barmazid Kur
11- Ghulam Qadir Rohilla 
12- Diler Khan Daudzai
13- Multani Afghans


Military history of Pakhtunkhwa

1- The revolt of Shaikh Kamaluddin Daudzai and Khan Jahan Lodi against the Mughals
2- When Orakzais defeated the Mughal army in Tirah ( The battle of Sampagha pass , 1619 AD)
3- When Pashtun tribesmen wiped out an entire Mughal army in the Khyber Pass (1672)
4- The war between Kakars and Balochs
5- The wars between Panni Afghans and Mughals (1576–1617)
6- Karrapa disaster : Aimal Khan defeats Mughals [1674]
7- Pashtun–Mughal War (1672–1677)
8- Afghan–Sikh Wars (1813–1837)


Miscellaneous

1- Ahmad Shah Abdali hiding his face behind a bejeweled mask in 1761 : response to William Dalrymple
2- My thoughts on Battle of Saragarhi
3- Bollywood Khans - Are they related to Pashtuns?
4- "Chup sha, Hari Singh raghlay"
5- Response to Salman Rashid, a travel writer
6- The battle of Saragarhi – The cover-up of a failure marketed as a brave sacrifice
7- Lost Tajiks or the forgotten Dards of Pakistan?
8- Kafirs of Kafiristan [Nuristan]
9- Allama Muhammad Iqbal Lahori and Afghanistan
10- Pata Khazana, a forgery
11- Chasing 'A boy across the river'


Pashtun culture and practices

1- Tattoo markings amongst Ghilzais
2- A Pashtun custom of old
3- Bacha Bazi (pederasty) among Pashtuns – few historical notices
4- Is Shalwar Kameez a Punjabi dress?
5- Yousaf Khan and Sher Bano

1 comment:

  1. Dear Sir
    the district administration of lower dir distric is compiling a gazetteer of this district. In this regard, histroy of dir, pictures in your collection etc are required and permission to publish them.
    please contact on usmanjilani1@gmail.com

    dated: 7th july, 2019

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