People an Places

Attock- Earliest World War-I Memorials

100 years old – WW-I memorial on the bank of Indus at Attock in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan is arguably one of the earliest WW-I memorials anywhere in the world. On the outbreak of the First World War the 40th Pathan regiment was stationed in Hong Kong. It arrived in France on 2 April 1915, and […]


Hot & Cold

A Pathan goes into a store and sees a shining object. He asks the clerk, “What is that shiny object?” The clerk replies, “That is a thermos flask.” The Pathan then asks, “What does it do?” The clerk responds, “It keeps hot things hot and it keeps cold things cold.” The Pathan says, “I’ll take it!” The next day, he […]