Sindh

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Muhammad bin Qasim

May 27th, 2001|

Chachnameh by Ali Kufi;
Futuhul Baldan by Al Balazri;
Tarikh-e-Masumi by Mir Masum Bakhari; and
Tuhfatil Kiram by Mir Ali Sher Qanea Sher Qanea

Rajah Dahar of Sindh

May 17th, 2001|

Chachnameh by Ali Kufi;
Futuhul Baldan by Al Balazri;
Tarikh-e-Masumi by Mir Masum Bakhari; and
Tuhfatil Kiram by Mir Ali Sher Qanea Sher Qanea

Khanzadeh Begum – At the altar of sacrifice

November 30th, 2000|

Dawn, The Review, probably November 30-December 6, 2000

Khanzadeh Begum is one of the forgotten women of history. She played an important role in the careers of Babur and Humayun, and was a pillar of the Mughal dynasty in its formative phase. The early historians, including Babur himself, mention her, but the modern historians often do […]

Humayun

September 7th, 2000|

Dawn, The Review, September 7-13, 2000

‘What’s your sun sign?’ The answer to this question could decide one’s appointment to the civil services in the days of Humayun, if one is to believe the story that he organized his entire administration on astrological elements. According to this account, for instance, the officers belonging to water signs […]