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Tilla

A former currency super-division in Afghanistan. One tilla was worth 10 Afghan rupees.
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ISLAMABAD -- Corps Commander Lahore Lieutenant General Amir Riaz on Thursday inspected military exercise held at Tilla Jogian near Jhelum, the military's media wing said.
On the fringe of the Salt Range highlands and detached from it by several kilometres this is Tilla Jogian Hill of the Jogis.
And so from a remote time the hill was known by either of three names: Tilla Goraknath Tilla Balnath or Tilla Jogian.
Strange then that the trio of compilers of the Glossary of Tribes were misled in the early 20th century to believe that Tilla Jogian was a fairly recent phenomenon.
In April 1607 Jehangir stopped at Tilla Jogian on his way from Lahore to the highlands Kashmir.
Tilla Jogian features in the ballad of the lovers Heer and Ranjha.
In 1748 Abdali attacked Tilla Jogian and the monastery was looted and sacked.
A colonial-style rest house with a high roof and veranda running around three sides once stood on the summit a little way from the monastery to remind of the Deputy Commissioner's annual stint at Tilla Jogian.
The undoing of the ancient monastery of Tilla Jogian came after the creation of Pakistan.
Tilla Jogian is located adjacent to Rohtas Fort which was found in 100 BC.