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Sandhai Muslims

The Sandhi Muslims are a community found in the state of Gujarat in India.Sandhi Muslim are belong a Samma Tribe from Sindh. They are one of a number of communities of pastoral nomads found in the Banni region of Kutch.

Sanghar caste

According their traditions, the community are a branch of the Manka community. According to their tradition, the community was nomadic until they came to an agreement with the rulers of Kutch to settle down. The local word in the Kutchi language ...

Shambhani

Shabrani is the name of a Baloch tribe, found in the provinces of Balochistan and Sindh in Pakistan. There are two distinct tribes with the name Shabrani one of which of Chandio origin The living in sindh. Members of the Chandio shabrani speak Si ...

Siddi

The Siddi, also known as Sidi, Siddhi, Sheedi, Sawahili or Habshi, are an ethnic Swahili group inhabiting India and Pakistan. Members are descended from the Bantu peoples of the East African region. Some were merchants, sailors, indentured servan ...

Sindhi Shaikh

Sheikh, is an Arabic word meaning elder of a tribe, lord, revered old man, or Islamic scholar. The Shaikh of Sindh are one of the larger communities of the Sindhi Muslims ethnic group. They speak the various dialects of Sindhi, depending on their ...

Sindhi-Sipahi

The Sindh-Sipahi are a Muslim community found in the province of Sindh in Pakistan and state of Rajasthan in India.

Siyanch

Siyanch is a Sindhi tribe in Sindh, Balochistan and Punjab, Pakistan. The people of the tribe speak Sindhi, Balochi, Punjabi, Saraiki and many other languages. Sainch people live in the interior of Sindh Province, Punjab Province and Balochistan ...

Soomro

Soomro is a Pakistani Sindhi tribe mainly based in Sindh, parts of Punjab bordering Sindh, and in Balochistan province. The Soomro tribe established the Soomra dynasty, which re-established native Sindhi rule over since in 1025 CE. They ruled for ...

Talpur

Talpur is a Sindhi speaking Baloch tribe settled in Sindh, Punjab and Balochistan in Pakistan. The tribe established the Talpur dynasty, which ruled between 1783-1843, while a branch of the dynasty ruled until 1955 as the Khairpur princely state. ...

Thattai Bhatias

Thathai Bhatias is a community settled in India. This clan migrated to India from the Thatta District, Sindh after independence of Pakistan in 1947. Pre-independence, in 1880s the Bhatias were considered amongst the top three Indian communities u ...

Theba (Sindhi tribe)

The Theba are a Muslim community found in the state of Gujarat in India and a province of Sindh in Pakistan. They are one of a number of communities of pastoral nomads found in the Banni region of Kutch. The community is also known as Theba, espe ...

Vagri

The Vagri, Vaghri, Waghri) are an Other Backward Class found in the states of Rajasthan and Gujarat in India, and the province of Sindh in Pakistan.

Warya

The Waryah and Varah) are a Muslim community largely found in the Sindh region of Pakistan and in the state of Gujarat in India. They are mostly located in Banni, Mandvi, Bhuj, Mundra region of Kutch, India and Tando Adam Khan, Sanghar, Sanghar D ...

Ayub Shah Bukhari

Ayub Shah Bukhari was a Sufi master in Gulshan-e-Maymar neighbourhood of Gadap Town in Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan. The Sufi shrine of Ayub Shah Bukhari is also located in Gulshan-e-Maymar. On January 6, 2014, six corpses were recovered near the shr ...

Dappula II of Anuradhapura

Dappula II was King of Anuradhapura in the 9th century, whose reign lasted from 807 to 812. He succeeded his father Mahinda II as King of Anuradhapura and was succeeded by his son Mahinda III. There was a revolt at the commencement of his reign b ...

Mahinda II of Anuradhapura

Mahinda II was King of Anuradhapura in the 9th century, whose reign lasted from 787 to 807. He succeeded Aggabodhi VII as King of Anuradhapura and was succeeded by his son Dappula II. His father was King Aggabodhi VI. On the death of King Aggabod ...

Sena II of Anuradhapura

Sena II was King of Anuradhapura in the 9th century, whose reign lasted from 866 to 901. He succeeded his uncle Sena I as King of Anuradhapura and was succeeded by his brother Udaya I. The lost treasures during Sena Is reign to Pandyan invaders w ...

Kalinga Magha

Kalinga Magha also known as Magha the Tyrant and Kulankayan Cinkai Ariyan. He is identified as the founder of the Jaffna kingdom and first king of the Aryacakravarti dynasty. According to the Segarāsasekara-Mālai belong the first Aryacakravarti k ...

Lilavati of Polonnaruwa

Queen Lilavati was the fourth woman in Sri Lankan history to rule as sovereign in her own right. Lilavati rose to prominence as the wife of Parakramabahu I, king of the Kingdom of Polonnaruwa. Being of royal descent herself, she then ruled as sol ...

Parakrama Pandyan II

Parakrama Pandyan II, also Parakrama Pandya of Polonnaruwa and Parakrama Pandu was a Pandyan king who invaded the Kingdom of Polonnaruwa in the thirteenth century and ruled from 1212 to 1215 CE. His namesake royal Parakrama Pandyan I ruled in Mad ...

Air Lanka Flight 512

Air Lanka Flight 512 was an Air Lanka flight from London Gatwick Airport via Zurich and Dubai to Colombo and Male, Maldives. On 3 May 1986, the Lockheed L-1011 Tristar operating the flight was on the ground in Colombo, about to fly on to Male, wh ...

Aluth Oya massacre

The Aluth Oya massacre was the massacre of 127 Sinhalese civilians, including children and women, by the cadres of Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam organization on April 17, 1987, near the village of Aluth Oya, on the Habarana Trincomalle road in ...

Anuradhapura massacre

The Anuradhapura massacre occurred in Sri Lanka in 1985 and was carried out by the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam. This was the largest massacre of Sinhalese civilians by the LTTE to date; it was also the first major operation carried out by th ...

Aranthalawa masacre

The Aranthalawa massacre was the massacre of 33 Buddhist monks, most of them young novice monks, and four civilians by cadres of the rebel Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam organization on June 2, 1987, close to the village of Aranthalawa, in the ...

Colombo Central Bank bombing

The Central Bank bombing was one of the deadliest attacks carried out by the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam during the separatist civil war in Sri Lanka between the government and the Tamil Tigers.

1997 Colombo World Trade Centre bombing

The Colombo World Trade Centre Bombing was a terrorist attack which occurred on 15 October 1997 and was carried out by the LTTE during the separatist civil war in Sri Lanka between the government and the Tamil Tigers. Shortly before 7:00am on 15 ...

1996 Dehiwala train bombing

The Dehiwala train bombing resulted in 64 civilian deaths and wounding 400 others. The attack was carried out by LTTE operatives placing suitcase bombs in four carriages on a commuter train. The simultaneous explosion of these bombs resulted in a ...

October 1995 Eastern Sri Lanka massacres

The October 1995 massacres were carried out by the LTTE, an organization which has been banned in 33 countries including the US, Australia, EU, India and Canada due to its terrorist activities. These massacres occurred at small villages in the Ea ...

Gomarankadawala massacre

Gomarankadawala is a tiny village in the Trincomalee District of Sri Lanka, where 6 Sinhalese civilians were gunned down by suspected LTTE cadres in an incident known as the Gomarankadawala massacre.

Kallarawa massacre

The Kallarawa massacre was carried out by the LTTE, an organisation which has been banned in 32 countries including the US, Australia, EU, India and Canada due to its terrorist activities. This massacre occurred at a small fishing village called ...

Kent and Dollar Farm massacres

The Kent and Dollar Farm massacres were one of the earliest massacres carried out by the LTTE during the Sri Lankan Civil War. The massacres took place on 30 November 1984, in two tiny farming villages in the district of Mullaitivu in north-easte ...

Mahawilachchiya massacre

The Mahawilachchiya massacre is an incident, where a group of four ethnic Sinhalese rice farmers, including a woman found dead with gunshot wounds on November 26, 2007, in Sri Lanka. Incident occurred at the village of Mahawilachchiya in the Anur ...

Batmen of All Nations

Batmen of All Nations are a group of fictional superheroes appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics. The characters were inspired by the superhero Batman to fight crime in their respective countries. The group first appeared in De ...

Chief Illiniwek

Chief Illiniwek was the mascot of the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign, associated with the Universitys intercollegiate athletic programs, from October 30, 1926 to February 21, 2007. Chief Illiniwek was portrayed by a student to represe ...

Jacqueline White (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt)

Born Jackie Lynn White to Fern Sheri Foster and Virgil White Gil Birmingham of the Lakota people, White grew up hating her Native American heritage and wishing she were white. She left home and purchased contact lenses to make her eyes blue, dyed ...

Gladys Bissonette

Gladys Bissonette, "the brave–hearted woman of Wounded Knee", was an Oglala Lakota elder who was one of the leaders of the traditional faction during the violent turmoil on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation during the 1970s. Dick Wilson became Tr ...

Black Hawk (artist)

Čhetaŋ Sapa was a medicine man and member of the Sans Arc or Itazipcho band of the Lakota people. He is most known for a series of 76 drawings that were later bound into a ledger book that depicts scenes of Lakota life and rituals. The ledger dra ...

Encouraging Bear

Encouraging Bear, aka Horn Chips), was a noted Oglala Lakota medicine man, and the spiritual advisor to Crazy Horse. Horn Chips was orphaned as a young child and raised by his grandmother. Later he was adopted by the uncle of Crazy Horse. Chips a ...

Nellie Two Bear Gates

Nellie Two Bears Gates was an American artist whose beadwork depicted Yanktonai Dakota history and culture. Beaded suitcases and valises that she gave as gifts are now part of art collections and exhibitions.

Minnie Hollow Wood

Minnie Hollow Wood was a Lakota woman who earned the right to wear a warbonnet because of her valor in combat against the U.S. Cavalry at the Battle of Little Big Horn. Her husbands name was Hollow Wood. He was a Cheyenne, who had also fought at ...

Plains Commerce Bank v. Long Family Land & Cattle Co.

Plains Commerce Bank v. Long Family Land and Cattle Co., Inc., 554 U.S. 316, is a decision by the Supreme Court of the United States holding that a tribal court had no jurisdiction to hear a case for discrimination against an Indian in the sale o ...

FK Backa 1901

FK Backa 1901 is a football club from Subotica in Backa, Serbia. It is the longest running club in Serbia and also the oldest within the former Yugoslavia. Founded in 1901 in Subotica, the clubs colors are red and white, while the clubs anthem is ...

Bikovo

Bikovo is a village located in the Subotica municipality, in the North Backa District of Serbia. It is situated in the autonomous province of Vojvodina. The village is ethnically mixed and its population numbering 1.824 people.

Donji Tavankut

Donji Tavankut, also known simply as Tavankut, is a village located some 16 km west of Subotica, Serbia. It is located in the Subotica municipality, in the North Backa District of Serbia, in the Autonomous Province of Vojvodina.

Gornji Tavankut

Gornji Tavankut is a village located in the Subotica municipality, in the North Backa District of Serbia. It is situated in the autonomous province of Vojvodina. The village is ethnically mixed and its population numbering 1.381 people.

Ljutovo

Ljutovo is a village located in the Subotica municipality, in the North Backa District of Serbia. It is situated in the autonomous province of Vojvodina. The village is ethnically mixed and its population numbering 1.181 people.

Mala Bosna

Mala Bosna is a village located in the Subotica municipality, in the North Backa District of Serbia. It is situated in the autonomous province of Vojvodina. The village is ethnically mixed and its population numbering 1.245 people.

Stari Zednik

Stari Zednik is a village located in the Subotica municipality, in the North Backa District of Serbia. It is situated in the autonomous province of Vojvodina. The village is ethnically mixed and, according to the 2002 census, it has 2.230 inhabit ...

49th Hutsul Rifle Regiment

The 49th Hutsul Rifle Regiment was a unit of the Polish Army, which belonged to the 11th Carpathian Infantry Division. Stationed in the interbellum in the garrison in Kolomyja, it participated in the Polish September Campaign, fighting in souther ...

Hutsul Republic

The Hutsul Republic was a short-lived state, formed in the aftermath of World War I. The republic was declared on January 8, 1919, when original plans to unite this area with the Western Ukrainian Peoples Republic failed and the territory was occ ...