Swat Valley

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Name: Swat Valley
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Fighting corruption: FIR lodged against municipal officer for taking bribes

Poultr­y waste dealer allege­s offici­al asked for Rs3,000,000 to allow him to operat­e.The application was sent after the FIR was lodged on August 13..STOCK PHOTOMINGORA:  The anti-corruption department has lodged an FIR against the chief municipal officer ... [Published The Express Tribune - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

'This Is Malala': PW Talks with Malala Yousafzai

“I’m often in the company of adults, so it’s nice to meet girls my age or younger,” Yousafzai told PW last week, when she was in New York to launch the young readers edition of her bestselling memoir, (Little, Brown). “I know they consider me a role model, ... [Published PublishersWeekly.com - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Pakistan’s “Forgotten Crisis”

In just two months, more than 1 million people — including 456,000 children — have been displaced by the Pakistani military’s offensive against militants in North Waziristan , according to figures released earlier this month by the United Nations.The ... [Published PBS - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Between Buddha and naga king: Enter the yin and yang of the Swat River

From the Rigved­a to presen­t times, entire civili­zation­s have lived by and been killed in this mercur­ial body of waterSwat River snaking through Kalam Valley. PHOTO: FAZAL KHALIQ/EXPRESSMINGORA:The Swat River, referred to as Suvastu in the Rigveda, ... [Published The Express Tribune - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 24 2014 - 1 reports

Pakistani journalist works with SMN staff

I am Haroon Siraj, a young creative and budding Pakistani journalist under the U.S.-Pakistan Professional Partnership Program in Journalism to study the American media system and culture and to share with them knowledge about Pakistani culture.I am working ... [Published Savannah Morning News - Aug 24 2014]
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

UAE’s close relationship with Pakistan strengthened by humanitarian aid

In 2011 in the aftermath of the devastating floods in Swat Valley, UAE President Sheikh Khalifa ordered that the UAE Project to Aid Pakistan (PAP) should be launched with this goal. ... [Published Abu Dhabi National - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

Dengue season

Local resour­ces were deploy­ed in a timely manner and there has been no repeat of last year’s disast­er in Swat Valley.The fight against dengue fever does not require rocket science. PHOTO:STOCK IMAGEDengue fever is once again wreaking havoc, and the ... [Published The Express Tribune - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

I Am Malala: How One Girl Stood Up for Education and Changed the World

Adapted with McCormick (Never Fall Down) from the adult bestseller, this inspiring memoir by activist Yousafzai sketches her brave actions to champion education in Pakistan under the Taliban. Her father runs a school in the Swat Valley, where Malala proves ... [Published PublishersWeekly.com - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

U.N.: Iraq crisis most intense humanitarian disaster in recent memory

WASHINGTON — The United Nations refugee agency launched a land, air and sea aid push to address the humanitarian crisis in Iraq, one that the organization says is one of the worst it has seen in recent years. About 100 tons of supplies landed in Irbil ... [Published Columbia Daily Herald - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Dauntless girl

Malala YousafzaiFor a considerable period of time, the Swat valley of Pakistan was famous for its natural beauty as well as the simplicity of its inhabitants. At the time of Quit India movement they were known as Red Shirts. They were Satyagrahis. After ... [Published The Statesman - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 2 reports

Shot teenager launches poverty campaign

PAKISTANI teenager Malala Yousafzai, who was shot by the Taliban for campaigning for girls' education, has told more than 500 young people they should start working right now to change the world. THE 17-year-old said that raising her voice helped bring ... [Published NEWS.com.au - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 02 2014 - Updated Aug 02 2014 - 1 reports

Tourists throng attractive Swat valley

August 02, 2014Tourists thronged the scenic valley of Swat during the Eid-ul-Fitre holidays and people from different parts of the country particularly from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Punjab were witnessed arriving even on the fourth-day of festival. Due ... [Published Business Recorder - Aug 02 2014]

Quotes

...“Malala said, "I want to tell the story the way I experienced it,’ ” says Jacobs. So the action stops abruptly on October 9, 2012, after shots ring out, and starts up again a week later, from a hospital bed in Birmingham. “The first thing I thought,” writes Yousafzai, “was, Thank God I’m not dead.”"
...to the world how things change with the help of awareness … and with the help of the importance of education," the 17-year-old advocate said. "My father has also realized that his only job isn’t only to earn money, but also help the family."
At present she lives in Britain and goes to school every day. On an interview with the BBC she said, "Perhaps Talibans are repenting on why they have shot me." The Talibans had assumed that finishing off Malala would snatch everyone's freedom of speech but their attempt has now made everyone even more brave...
...The first phase of the process will include providing basic supplies and addressing urgent needs. "This is just the beginning," Rummery said. "We need to put in water and sanitation, you need to plan the camp, put in lighting. We’re working in concert with U N sister operations and other European organizations."

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Fighting corruption: FIR lodged against municip... [Published The Express Tribune - Aug 27 2014]
'This Is Malala': PW Talks with Malala Yousafzai [Published PublishersWeekly.com - Aug 27 2014]
Pakistan’s “Forgotten Crisis” [Published PBS - Aug 25 2014]
Between Buddha and naga king: Enter the yin and... [Published The Express Tribune - Aug 25 2014]
Pakistani journalist works with SMN staff [Published Savannah Morning News - Aug 24 2014]
UAE’s close relationship with Pakistan strength... [Published Abu Dhabi National - Aug 23 2014]
Dengue season [Published The Express Tribune - Aug 23 2014]
I Am Malala: How One Girl Stood Up for Educatio... [Published PublishersWeekly.com - Aug 23 2014]
U.N.: Iraq crisis most intense humanitarian dis... [Published Columbia Daily Herald - Aug 22 2014]
Malala's Crusade For Girls' Education Finally R... [Published Huffington Post - Aug 21 2014]
Dauntless girl [Published The Statesman - Aug 21 2014]
U.N.: Iraq crisis most rapidly intensifying hum... [Published Washington Post - Aug 20 2014]
Meeting the world's most famous girl [Published BBC - Aug 19 2014]
Shot teenager launches poverty campaign [Published NEWS.com.au - Aug 19 2014]
Shot teenager launches poverty campaign [Published Northern Territory News - Aug 19 2014]
Malala's Wisdom: 14 Quotes From This Inspiring ... [Published Forbes.com - Aug 18 2014]
How Pak played a number on the US [Published Hindu Business Line - Aug 17 2014]
Guest column: A Pakistani journalist shares ins... [Published Florida Times-Union - Aug 15 2014]
EDITORIAL: Forget neutrality, focus on chocolate [Published Taipei Times Online - Aug 15 2014]
Libraries begin community reading project [Published The Rye Sound Shore Review - Aug 15 2014]
The last Wali Ahad of Swat and his inheritance [Published Brisbane Times - Aug 15 2014]
Imran vows to ‘end monarchy’ on Aug.14 [Published The Gulf Today - Aug 07 2014]
Justin Bieber FaceTimes Malala Yousafzai, Vows ... [Published Inquisitr - Aug 07 2014]
Mobile Agriculture: A Lifeline for Pakistan’s F... [Published US Aid - Aug 06 2014]
'They need to read the Quran again’ [Published Dhaka Tribune - Aug 06 2014]
Back to work after a long break [Published The News International - Aug 05 2014]
Last crown prince of Swat Valley passes away... [Published The Gulf Today - Aug 05 2014]
Health adviser stresses monitoring of dengue su... [Published Daily Times - Aug 04 2014]
Malala and the flame of education [Published Trinidad Guardian - Aug 03 2014]
Tourists throng attractive Swat valley [Published Business Recorder - Aug 02 2014]
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Pakistan: Pakistan's traumatized war children p... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 16 2014]
Source: IRINCountry: Pakistan PESHAWAR, 16 June 2014 (IRIN) - More than 60,000 people have fled North Waziristan Agency to safer parts of Pakistan and neighbouring Afghanistan as Pakistan's military launches an offensive in the region. Most of the people ...
Norway: Leading Way to End Military Use of Schools [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 13 2014]
Source: Human Rights WatchCountry: Norway, World Global Campaign to Finalize, Implement Protection Guidelines (Geneva, June 13, 2014) – The Norwegian government’s leadership to promote international standards to protect schools and universities from ...
Afghanistan: Foreign fighters flee Pakistani tr... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 13 2014]
Source: Reuters - AlertNetCountry: Afghanistan, Pakistan 06/13/2014 04:06 GMT by Sajjad TARAKZAI MIRANSHAH, June 13, 2014 (AFP) - Some of the world's most feared Islamist fighters are quietly slipping away from a Pakistani tribal region ahead of a long-rumoured ...
Pakistan: Gunmen kill pro-government elder, his... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 12 2014]
Source: Agence France-PresseCountry: Pakistan 06/12/2014 05:54 GMT KHAR, June 12, 2014 (AFP) - Gunmen shot dead a pro-government tribal elder and his son in a restive Pakistani region near the Afghan border, officials said on Thursday. The incident ...
Landslide - Asia - Pakistan [Published RSOE EDIS - Emergency and Disaster Information - May 28 2014]
EDIS Number: LS-20140528-43931-PAK Date / time: 28/05/2014 05:31:16 [UTC] Event: Landslide Area: Asia Country: Pakistan State/County: Province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Location: Utrot [Swat district] Number of Deads: 16 person(s) Number of Injured: ...
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