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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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Mr Durrani said at a welcome camp of All Sindhi Pathan Youth at Hala Naka here on Saturday that PTI had no impact in Sindh because the party's leaders abused the parliament and in so doing they abused the very voters whose votes created that institution.
Sindhi, Muslim migrants from India, Punjabi, Pathan and Balochi patients.
Speaking on the occasion, Sardar Aamir Khan Pathan has said that Pathan have played their pivotal role to improve the socio-economic condition of Pakistan, but who are deprived from their basic fundamental rights in this connection it is time to form a new platform for welfare of the Pathans' in Pakistan so that they could take relief through platform, he added.
Criticizing Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan, he said that he was not a Pathan, and did not belong to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP).
New Delhi [India], August 10 ( ANI ): Indian all-rounder Irfan Pathan, who has been providing budding cricketers with guidance and training at the Cricket Academy of Pathans (CAP) along with his elder brother Yusuf, feels there is a need for proper training of coaches so that the aspiring players are groomed in a proper way and provided with all the technicalities of the sport.
Cricket Academy Of Pathans is a self- funded effort launched by Irfan and Yusuf Pathan in September 2014 for underprivileged children, who show a flair for the game.
It was clear then that the hospitality that Pakistan felt it had to extend to the displaced Pathans was storing up trouble ahead.
The Americans and some Gulf states were engaged at that time in bolstering these Pathans with money and weapons to fight the Red Army.
But the Pathans put on 59 runs off only 25 deliveries in an unbroken stand for the eighth wicket as world champions India eclipsed the target with four deliveries to spare.
This view was gathered during a leave taken in October 1963 as he travelled through the country of the Pathans, traditional "guardians" of the Khyber Pass.
In his reading of Herodotus, the Macedonian scholar-king would almost certainly have learnt about the Pactyans, the Pathans of the Khyber, whom the Greek historian describes as "the most warlike of the Indian tribes".
THE British always had a love-hate relationship with the Pathans, who make up about 40 per cent of the population of Afghanistan.
By lumping, however implicitly, the study of Pathans, the vast majority of whom reside in North India, into the anthropology of Pashtuns and Afghanistan, and by extension the anthropology of either or both the Middle East and Central Asia, Eickelman demonstrates the important fact of these regions' cultural and historical connections to South Asia.
There are Pathans everywhere and they have put death threats on us both.
Some leading Israeli anthropologists believe that, of all the many groups in the world who claim a connection to the 10 lost tribes, the Pashtuns, or Pathans, have the most compelling case.