Swat Valley

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Name: Swat Valley
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

School chums of Malala Yousafzai add their voices for education equality

Students attend a school run by the Citizens Foundation in the area of Qayyumabad in Karachi, Pakistan. Photo by Larisa EpatkoThe two girls who were sitting on either side of education advocate Malala Yousafzai when a Taliban gunman boarded their school ... [Published PBS - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

The Nation slain staffer awarded

SWAT: Provincial Minister Khyber Pukhtunkhwa Shaukat Yousafzai on Wednesday conferred best of the best award on The Nation slain staffer Sirajud Din (Shaheed) on Sunday, who embraced martyrdom in line of duty on February 29, 2008 in Swat valley.In this ... [Published The Nation Pakistan - Apr 10 2014]
Entities: Taliban, Pakistan, Martyrdom
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Learn from Malala

Malala Yousafzai has won worldwide recognition – from Ban Ki Moon to Jon Stewart to Gordon Brown – for her bravery in campaigning for girls' education before and since being shot in the head by the Taliban 18 months ago. How does a teenager grow up with ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

US panel approves Malala scholarship

ISLAMABAD: A powerful congressional panel approved a proposal yesterday to increase the number of US scholarships available to women in Pakistan.The proposed legislation, named after Malala Yousafzai, now goes for a vote by the full House of Represen ... [Published Qatar Peninsula - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 2 reports

Malala scholarship programme approved by US panel

:A Congressional panel approved a proposal to increase the number of US scholarships available to women in Pakistan under the Malala Yousafzai Act, media reported Tuesday. The legislation named after Pakistani education activist Malala Yousafzai was voted ... [Published ProKerala.com - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

11 Freedom Fighters Who Have Inspired Me

Art For Freedom! John Lennon He went from being one of the worldʼs greatest pop stars to speaking out against the Vietnam War and using every opportunity he could in interviews to spread his message of peace. And he wrote one of the greatest songs ... [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

Paradise in a Pakistani Valley

By ANDREW BORYGAIt was 2009 and a depleted savings account was all Edwin Koo had to show a year after he left Singapore to work as a freelance photographer in Nepal. Hungry for photos, Mr. Koo joined friends traveling to Islamabad, two hours south of ... [Published Gnom.es - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

What did Malala's father do for her? "I did not clip her wings"

Pakistani teenage activist and Nobel Peace Prize nominee Malala Yousafzai listens to Syrian refugee girls who live in Jordan, during her visit to Al Manara Social Development centre in Amman February 19, 2014. REUTERS/Muhammad HamedLONDON (Thomson Reuters ... [Published TrustMedia - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 1 reports

Malala Yousafzai — Pakistani girl shot by Taliban — has courage cultivated by her progressive father

Ziauddin Yousafzai used to keep a copy of a poem in his jacket pocket. Now he simply carries it around “in his heart,” he says, because he knows all the words and can recite them as he would a prayer, as a promise he made to himself years ago not to ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Mar 19 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 1 reports

Malala's father fighting for an education for girls worldwide

Little wonder Ziauddin Yousafzai, a proud teacher and school principal who believes education opens doors “to the world of dreams,” has decided to work with his daughter Malala to unlock that door around the world.“I wanted to give my daughter what my ... [Published Toronto Star Online - Mar 19 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 1 reports

An important road

Thursday, March 20, 2014From Print EditionGood communication system, especially in the form of roads plays a pivotal role in the development of an area. It is said that roads precede civilisations. According to media reports, the PTI-led government in ... [Published The News International - Mar 20 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 1 reports

Earthquake hits northwest areas of Pakistan

Home News Article MMar 19 2014 ISLAMABAD, 19th March, 2014 (WAM) -- An earthquake measuring 5.3 on the Richter scale hit today the Swat Valley and Malakand district and the surrounding areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province in northwest Pakistan and Ba ... [Published Zawya.com - Mar 19 2014]

Quotes

"The idea is to familiarise the city with authentic phulkari. When we started in 2005, people barely knew the craft tradition. It has improved, but still not much is known about it. At the store we have really contemporarised it on t-shirts, shirts, skirts, but here we are going to focus on phulkari in its traditional form, while highlighting alongside the numerous innovations possible with it" says Kirandeep Kaur, who co-owns 1469 with her husband Harinder Singh...
The Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) was created in 2007. It is essentially an umbrella organisation "loosely uniting up to 30 groups of Pakistani militants along the tribal areas bordering Afghanistan" [16] each of them aiming at establishing local spheres of Shariah rule...
...vision that contradicts the patriarchal norms of her environment? According to her father, nothing that he did made Malala the girl she is today. "Don't ask me what I did, ask me what I did not do" Ziauddin Yousafzai says in an instantly meme-able quote from last month's TED Talk. "I did not clip her wings."
"These insurgents have been killed in joint military operations of the Afghan security forces" a statement released by the Interior Ministry said

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We Are All Malala [Published Huffington Post - Apr 14 2014]
Pakistan: 'Left unity a precious gain' [Published Green Left Weekly - Apr 14 2014]
Is Malala A Puppet of the West? [Published Daily Beast - Apr 12 2014]
Abu Dhabi film firm secures funding for Malala ... [Published Arabian Business - Apr 10 2014]
School chums of Malala Yousafzai add their voic... [Published PBS - Apr 10 2014]
Phulkari: a pattern unusual [Published The Hindu - Apr 10 2014]
The Nation slain staffer awarded [Published The Nation Pakistan - Apr 10 2014]
Situation Report: Pakistan [Published Carnegie Endowment - Apr 09 2014]
Learn from Malala [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 09 2014]
35 Taliban killed in Afghanistan claim Afghan govt [Published Turkish Radio and Television - Apr 09 2014]
US panel approves Malala scholarship [Published Qatar Peninsula - Apr 09 2014]
Another Operation Rah-e-Nijat on the cards? [Published The News International - Apr 09 2014]
Malala scholarship programme approved by US panel [Published ProKerala.com - Apr 08 2014]
US panel approves Malala scholarship programme [Published DAWN Group - Apr 08 2014]
Photos that changed my life [Published This Is Wiltshire - Apr 07 2014]
Influential Muslims must take the initiative to... [Published Abu Dhabi National - Apr 05 2014]
Wounded AP correspondent chronicles Afghan unrest [Published Middletown Press - Apr 04 2014]
11 Freedom Fighters Who Have Inspired Me [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - Apr 04 2014]
Thai Textile Society show on Indian & Pakistani... [Published Fibre 2 Fashion - Apr 04 2014]
Paradise in a Pakistani Valley [Published Gnom.es - Mar 31 2014]
Remarks at Senator Menendez's Annual Women's Hi... [Published US Embassy U.S. Mission to the U.N.-New York - Mar 31 2014]
Eradicating polio is in the hands of the Muslim... [Published Chatham House - Mar 28 2014]
Masiyiwa among world’s greatest [Published Zimbabwe Chronicle - Mar 28 2014]
St. Louis Muslim Women: One Religion, Many Cult... [Published St. Louis Public Radio - Mar 28 2014]
KPBOIT plans largest ski resort revival in 2 years [Published The Nation Pakistan - Mar 28 2014]
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa-BoIT to revive Malam Jabba s... [Published Business Recorder - Mar 28 2014]
Pakistan holds peace talks with Taliban: 5 thin... [Published Christian Science Monitor - Mar 26 2014]
Rain continues to lash KP, Fata [Published The News International - Mar 26 2014]
(Review) I Am Malala [Published The Sun Daily - Mar 26 2014]
I Attended TED For Ideas Worth Spreading [Published MarthaStewart.com - Mar 26 2014]
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11 Freedom Fighters Who Have Inspired Me [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - Apr 04 2014]
Art For Freedom! John Lennon He went from being one of the worldʼs greatest pop stars to speaking out against the Vietnam War and using every opportunity he could in interviews to spread his message of peace. And he wrote one of the greatest songs ...
Pakistanis skeptical of Taliban peace talks [Published Al Jazeera - YouTube - Mar 20 2014]
<a style="font-size: 15px; font-weight: bold;font-decoration: none;" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XPCMjdW5vbs&feature=youtube_gdata"&gt;Pakistanis skeptical of Taliban peace talks The Pakistani government is in peace talks with the Taliban, ...
Malala Yousafzai — Pakistani girl shot by Talib... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Mar 19 2014]
Ziauddin Yousafzai used to keep a copy of a poem in his jacket pocket. Now he simply carries it around “in his heart,” he says, because he knows all the words and can recite them as he would a prayer, as a promise he made to himself years ago not to ...
Glimpse of revival in Pakistan's Swat Valley [Published Al Jazeera - YouTube - Mar 16 2014]
<a style="font-size: 15px; font-weight: bold;font-decoration: none;" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3jreK8Bnru4&feature=youtube_gdata"&gt;Glimpse of revival in Pakistan's Swat Valley Swat Valley was once controlled by Taliban fighters but were ...
Pakistani army fuels anger in securing valley f... [Published The Malaysian Insider - Mar 02 2014]
Pakistani farmer Wazir Jamal was so upset about being forced off his patch of land to make way for an army base in the Swat Valley that he killed himself, family and friends say.The army pushed Pakistani Taliban militants out of the scenic northwestern ...
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