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Afridis

 

(self-designation, Apridi), a group of Pushtun tribes, living in West Pakistan. They number approximately 500,000 (1967 estimate). They speak a dialect of East Pashto of the Iranian family of languages and practice Sunni Islam. They have preserved vestiges of a clan-tribal way of life. The Afridis engage in cattle breeding and agriculture. They participated in the anti-British uprising in Peshawar and its environs.

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'Thy Sikhs thought so when our two companies came to help them at the Pirzai Kotal in the face of eight Afridi standards on the ridge not three months gone.'
Summary: New Delhi [India], Aug 29 (ANI): Shahid Afridi continues to be immature like he was during his cricket days, said Gautam Gambhir over the former Pakistani cricketer's announcement to visit the Line of Control.
PESHAWAR -- A former deputy attorney general has moved Peshawar High Court to initiate contempt of court proceedings against Prime Minister Imran Khan, saying during his recent visit to the US he had stated that Dr Shakil Afridi could be swapped for Dr Afia Siddiqui, which was against a judgment of the high court.
Born in Jamrud, Zarteef Afridi was an educationist, human rights activist who became a school teacher in 1983 when Afghan Jihad was on the rise in the areas of FATA.
ISLAMABAD -- State Minister for Sates and Frontier Regions (SAFRON) and Narcotics Control, Shehryar Khan Afridi Thursday said Pakistan was making all possible efforts to further Afghan peace process.
According to election commission, Khyber notification in PK-105, independent candidate Shafiq Afridi clinched the seat.
It has been 18 years and well over 300 one day-international cricket matches, but everyone still wants to watch Afridi bat.
Pakistan's former flamboyant all-rounder Shahid Khan Afridi thanked former speedster Shoaib Akhtar for praising his efforts to reveal the truth.
Karachi -- Plea has been submitted in Sindh High Court (SHC) against former captain of national cricket team Shahid Khan Afridi book 'GAME CHANGER'.
Shahid Afridi, former Pakistan skipper and one of the most popular cricketers around the world for his boom boom hitting, has saluted the foreign players for featuring in the Pakistan-leg matches of the HBL Pakistan Super League, saying they will always be credited for helping the PCB to revive international cricket in the country.
Former Pakistan captain and all-rounder Shahid Afridi has responded to allegations that he chewednaswarduring the Defence and Martyr's Day celebration at General Headquarters.
Pakistan's former flamboyant All-rounder, Shahid Khan Afridi on Tuesday appreciated Najam Sethi for his tireless services to the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB).