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Synonyms for Pathan

a member of the mountain people living in the eastern regions of Afghanistan

an ethnic minority speaking Pashto and living in northwestern Pakistan and southeastern Afghanistan


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IRFAN PATHAN shone with bat and ball to help India seal a six-wicket win over South Africa in the second one-day international, ending the visitors' unbeaten run and levelling the series at 1-1.
A Pathan family involved in one of these vendettas may hire a Dushmani, a professional tunneller who will dig below an enemy's house and dynamite it, a practice picked up from the British sappers who built the Khyber railway and bridges during the early 20th century.
The Khidmatgar movement was one of self-reform and introspection," says Mukulika Banerjee, author of The Pathan Unarmed: Opposition and Memory in the North West Frontier (School of American Research Press, 2000).
Mr Durrani, who is also head of All Sindhi Pathan Youth, said: 'We have gathered here to promote unity of Sindhi Pathans and address basic issues of the Pathan community which has been living in Sindh for two centuries.
New Delhi [India], Jan 9 ( ANI ): Indian all-rounder Yusuf Pathan, who has been suspended for five months after failing a dope test, has thanked the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for allowing him to plead his case in a fair and reasonable manner.
As a teenager Pathan, who was born in a farming family in the mainly Muslim village of Hathihalka, often wondered about the temple cluster that dotted the predominantly Hindu village of Pathra, which lay beyond the Kansai River.
Earlier, addressing a reception, which was hosted in his honour by Muhstaq Pathan, Durrani said that he was working for the unity of Pathans living in Sindh.
The press release of the ACLC said, on the accused pointation two more accused identified as Najeeb Ullah Son of Habib Ullah Dino, Ali Gul Pathan Son of Ghulam Haider Pathan were also rounded up.
According to details, Abdul Rasheed Pathan got electric shock after he mistakenly touched a naked wire in his residence.
The panel, sitting in Manchester, heard how Dr Pathan was telephoned by Daniel's deputy headteacher regarding the little boy's weight loss, his appearance and that he was stealing food.
But the former IPL commissioner was unceremoniously removed as president following a coup led by his one- time close confidant Amin Pathan, who replaced him in October last year.
Had it not been for some small contributions from Naman Ojha (22) and Irfan Pathan (23 not out), SRH would have struggled to get close to 150-run mark.
In reply, KKR made a real fist of the chase, with Yusuf Pathan scoring a brilliant 44-ball 72, only to crumble in the final overs, courtesy the weirdest of dismissals of the KKR slugger in the business end of the innings, with the home side finishing seven runs short on 163 for seven.
Karak anticline and its adjoining areas are generally composed of Chinji, Nagri, Dhok Pathan and Soan Formations of the Siwalik Group.
However, in a contest of little tangible consequence for two teams already through to the Super Eight stage, defending champions England lost two early wickets to left-arm seamer Irfan Pathan and then repeated their worrying history of haplessness against sub-continental spin.