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Pakistanis ignorance to their roots
-from Blog Pakistani Patriots It is common for Pakistanis to look back to their history starting in the 7th century AD when their ancestors were first introduced to Islam during Muhammed Bin Qasim’s temporary presence in Sindh. Instead of looking back even further to their roots -which pre-date...
Pride and the Pakistani Diaspora
The Pakistani diaspora is significant, around 7 million people, and contributed almost US$8 billion into the economy last year. It is composed by and large of people who only retain a connection to Pakistan via their families. Once the recipients of the remittances pass away, or as is more often the...
Pakistan-Afghanistan Border is a Settled Issue
About twenty-three miles south of Pillar XII, which is erected on the Saricol range of Pamir, lies the beginning of the “North West Frontier”. Pillar XII is located at latitude 37o20’5″N and longitude 74o24’50″E. It was erected by a joint Anglo-Russian Commission in...
On the meaning and origins of Hinduism
“The term Hinduism … [ was ] introduced in about 1830 AD by British writers. ” [Encyclopedia Britannica, 20 `Hinduism’ 519 ] “The term Hindu was first imposed on south Asian nations by the Afghan dynasty of Ghori in the 12th century; this term was never used in south Asia...
Fake Greek & Macedonian claims over Northern Pakistanis
‘Descendants’ of Alexander help to boost Macedonian identity This morning, an unusual delegation from the Himalayan foothills bids a quiet farewell to the Republic of Macedonia. Prince Ghazanfar Ali Khan, his wife Princess Rani Atiqa and their entourage claim descent from Alexander the...
Hindutvas Thieves of History- By Robert Lindsay
This will continue a series of posts opposing the Hindutvas in India and the abject horror of (objectively fascist) Indian nationalism in general. First of all, in its present form, the state of India has no right to exist. Prior to 1947, there was no India. Prior to British colonialism, there was no...
History Through The Centuries- by Ahmad Hasan
Pakistan, the Indus land, is the child of the Indus in the same way as Egypt is the gift of Nile. The Indus has provided unity, fertility, communication, direction and the entire landscape to the country. Its location marks it as a great divide as well as a link between central Asia and south Asia. But...
Pakistan Identity- by Sonia Salim
Pakistan Identity “An Ancient Connection”: The Indus River, the Silk Route, the Grand Trunk Road, and the Makran Coast. Sonia Salim The need to conduct a research on the Pakistani identity is important because it is necessary, and it compels continuity. It is necessary because as a relatively new...
India is a Misnomer- by Moin Ansari
OFFICIAL CONSTITUTIONAL NAME: BHARAT Real name “Hindustan”…too hard for British to pronounce The origins of the word Anglacized “India” Come from Hind Sindhu…Hindhu… Sindh….Hindh… Sindh…Sindhi.. Hindhi …Indus…India.. The monkier “Sindhi” or “Hindi” categorized those...
Mistaken Definition of Ancient India
We have all seen the term Ancient India before. On first thought you would think it applies to the Ancient History of India. Well, you are wrong. This term applies to the Ancient History of South Asia. For decades, Indian historians have written the history books according to their own liking. And because...