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Malala Yousafzai visited the Swat valley Saturday for her first trip back to the once militant-infested Pakistani region where she was shot in the head by the ... rendered by my brothers and sisters," she said at a school outside Mingora, the district's main town, where she was escorted by the Pakistani military.
If the changes are successful, Karachi could become a model for other Asian cities struggling with traffic problems, such as New Delhi and Jakarta. Karachi, the capital of Pakistan's southern Sindh Province, is one of the fastest growing cities in the world. The government puts the population at about 16 ...

Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai has returned to her hometown in Pakistan for the first time since she was shot there by the Taliban. Ms Yousafzai, who now lives ... "I was concerned about her security," Pakistani television presenter Hamid Mir told the BBC in 2013. On the afternoon of 9 October ...
Fawad Khan was awarded the 'Best Cinematic' Icon at an event in Dubai held last night. One of the UAE's biggest corporation Danube re-launched its magazine 'FilmFare Middle East' at a glamorous event that was attended by A-lister celebrities from the Indian and Pakistani film industry. The event was ...
'The city of lights' remains to be the venue of a last completed Test match in the country. It also was the venue for the first-ever T20I to be played in the country. On April 1, international cricket will return there after nine years. Such is the level of anticipation in the city that the PCB had to increase the quota of ...
Taking a dig at political opponent, Asif Ali Zardari, who is the co-chairperson of Pakistan Peoples Party, the premier claimed that everyone knows what Zardari ... Two major national highways N-55, Indus Highway and N-70 (Multan-Qilla Saifullah), as well as four provincial highways, pass through the city, ...

But it stands at the traffic-choked center of the Pakistani city of Lahore, sharing a skyline with Mughal-era domes and minarets. ... From the mountains of Malakand -- home to what was once British India's northernmost church -- to the southern seaport of Karachi, Pakistan has numerous examples of ...
Two six-year-olds have become social media sensations in cricket-mad Pakistan with videos of their bowling “blowing away” the likes of Shane Warne and Wasim Akram, who have been giving the pair tips on improving their game. Eli Mikal Khan, from the southwestern city of Quetta, has been nicknamed ...
ISLAMABAD: National Disaster Management Authority said that the fire which erupted in Kalanger village situated at Margall hills has been extinguished, Geo News reported Saturday ... The NDMA chairperson thanked Pakistan Armed Forces and Cabinet Division for their cooperation to douse the fire.
As Malala Yousafzai spoke of coming home to Pakistan for the first time since being shot by the Taliban five years ago, the emotions flooded back — and so ... Pakistani officials say they captured several suspects in the attack, but the head of the Taliban in Pakistan, Mullah Fazlullah, is still on the run and ...
MIT Enterprise Forum Pakistan in collaboration with Center of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIE) at Information Technology University (ITU) organized Smart City : The Hackathon , a three-day event that was held from March 9 – 11, 2018. Smart City : The Hackathon is Pakistan's first-ever, large-scale ...
The train line is part of a planned web of public transportation, so far including a bus line and two more planned train routes, meant to serve the more than 11 million residents of Lahore, Pakistan's second most populous city. The metro line is being built with a Chinese loan of more than $1.6 billion, ...
Rights activists in Pakistan are expressing concern over a court ruling that would require people to declare their religion on all official documents, saying it could lead to the persecution of minorities, particularly adherents of the Ahmadi faith. The Islamabad High Court ruling on Friday also requires that ...
A man is taken away by Pakistani security officials after he hurled a shoe at former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif during a ceremony in the eastern city of Lahore Pakistan, Sunday, March 11, 2018. Pakistani police said they arrested the man and his accomplice for throwing a shoe at Sharif. (AP Photo/Hamza ...
Experts are alarmed as Pakistan's largest city's historical structures including a 150-year-old temple face neglect and encroachment by land grabbers. Hameed Akhund, former secretary of culture and heritage department of southern Sindh province of which Karachi is the capital, told Anadolu news agency: ...
An operation by the Pakistani Army against militants in the tribal areas in 2014 displaced around a million people. The process of return began in 2016, ... In the spring of 2004, I left my village with him to attend high school in Peshawar, the largest city in northwestern Pakistan. Every day I wondered whether ...
It was unclear whether the bodies of those killed in Wednesday's drone strike would be brought to Pakistan for burial. Islamabad has for years has asked Washington and Kabul to take action against Fazlullah and other Pakistani Taliban, who are believed to be hiding in neighboring Afghanistan and who ...

The painstaking work is part of efforts to preserve Lahore's crumbling architectural history as officials juggle conserving its diverse heritage with building modern infrastructure in Pakistan's chaotic second city. The metropolis, which once served as the capital of the Mughal empire that stretched across much ...
GUJRAT, Pakistan — The family, faces torn with grief, huddled around their phones, replaying voice messages sent from 3,000 miles away. “I can't ... For years, legal migration was such a force that little towns here were given nicknames like Little Norway and Little Britain, for where their people had gone.
MITHI, Pakistan — It was just another Friday morning when the brothers Dilip and Chandra Kumar opened the shutter on their grain store to start work. Then the gunshots started, taking Dilip down first, then Chandra after he turned to see what had happened. Chandra was lucid enough to tell his uncle, who ...
Hundreds of Christian families fled their homes in a village near Lahore, Pakistan yesterday after Muslim protestors called for the death of a young Christian ... Patras Masih, an 18-year-old resident of Dher village in Shahdara Town area of Lahore, was taken into police custody late Monday night (Feb.
Pakistan has been scrambling to stay off the list compiled by the Financial Action Task Force, which is currently meeting in Paris. The group declined Wednesday to confirm a tweet from Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif announcing the deadline. The group said it would not comment until it concludes its ...
The video, posted on the internet last summer, wasn't supposed to be the coming-out story of Zulfikar Ali Bhutto. It opens with the voice of a man wryly narrating a fictional encounter in which he is asked to leave an airplane for “speaking Arabian.” The words “Queer Muslim Proud” appear on the screen, ...
Pakistan says it has agreed to follow the international nuclear agency's guidelines on the import and export of radioactive material. The international community has expressed concerns about Pakistan's atomic program since it tested its first nuclear weapons in 1998 in response to a similar move by ...
Islamabad says the boy was killed on Monday in Jijot Bahadar village in the Khuiratta region of Pakistan-controlled part of Kashmir. Pakistan claims that so far this year, Indian forces have violated the cease-fire dividing their respective sectors of Kashmir more than 335 times, killing 15 civilians and ...
The U.N. children's agency has singled out Pakistan as the riskiest country for newborns, saying that out of every 1,000 children born in Pakistan, 46 die at birth. The report is part of UNICEF's new campaign, launched on Tuesday, to raise awareness to bring down neonatal mortality rates. UNICEF says that ...
It builds manicured planned communities outside of Pakistan's three major cities, Lahore, Islamabad, and Karachi, as well as some key properties in urban areas. Fundamentally, Bahria Town sells private solutions to the ills of a state-run Pakistani urban habitat, one in which rolling blackouts and flooded ...
Pakistan is scrambling to steer clear of a global watch list for terrorism financing, the latest U.S. pressure tactic to get its difficult ally to crack down on militants crossing the border to fight in ... So it won't go out and sever all ties to terror groups on Pakistani soil or shut down all their facilities," he said.
People gather at the site of a Saudi airstrike that destroyed a flour mill on the outskirts of the city of Sa'ada, Yemen, January 22, 2018. (Photo by Reuters). On Friday, Pakistani lawmakers criticized the government for potentially bypassing the parliamentary resolution and “making unilateral decisions to the ...
But in Zainab's small town, her death was not unique. As NPR's Diaa Hadid has reported, "Once famed for its Sufi shrines, Kasur, Pakistan, is now synonymous with darkness. During a period of two years, at least 13 children have been raped and killed in this city of less than a million people in Punjab, ...
MURID KHOSO, PAKISTAN – Reclining comfortably on a bed outside his mud home, 75-year-old farmer Mohammad Khoso watches life go by. His family is now the center of everyone's envy in the southern Pakistani village of Murid Khoso — they have electricity. “Now I can eat fish and not worry about ...
Pakistan, which has sent athletes to previous Winter Olympics, this year sends a two-man delegation — an uncle and his nephew — to compete in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Muhammad Karim, 22, and his nephew Syed Human, 26, are both from the Naltar Valley, a village located in Gilgit Baltistan, the ...
A Pakistani soldier keeps guard at the Friendship Gate, a crossing point on the Pakistan-Afghanistan border at Chaman. ... At a briefing in Miranshah, the main town in North Waziristan – one of the semi-autonomous Federally Administered Tribal Areas – Pakistani officials laid out a timetable for construction ...
They fled into Pakistan, but they settled quietly into the refugee camps and into the city of Quetta on the Pakistan side of the border. And ISI and President Musharraf cooperated with the CIA in the first couple of years after 9/11 to arrest al-Qaida leaders in Pakistani cities. And so the sense was that we were ...
Cross-border hostility, something that comes with the territory for the residents of villages located along the India-Pakistan International Border (IB) here ... that was the sound of firing from across [the border],” says Swarn Singh, a retired Army man, now the sarpanch of the Shahbad Tankan Wali village.
NEW YORK: After years of reported behind-the-scenes friction, tensions between two “Sex and the City” stars erupted into public view on Saturday. The star of the popular HBO series, Sarah Jessica Parker, had long been known to have a difficult relationship with one of her three co-stars, Kim Cattrall.
A police official said Pakistani troops launched heavy shells in Tarkundi, Naika, Panjgrain, Khorinar and Rajdhani villages of Manjakot in Rajouri and ... A woman, Parveen Akhter (65), was killed when she was hit by a bullet fired by Pakistani troops along the LoC in Lairan village of Noushera around on ...
A Pakistani official says a passenger bus bound for the city of Karachi has skidded off a road and plunged into a ditch in southwestern Pakistan, killing eight people. Salah Uddin, an official in Mastung district, says the bus was speeding in rainy conditions. He says two women and three children among the ...
Pakistan's prominent right activist and lawyer, Asma Jehangir, dies of heart attack in eastern city of Lahore. Feb. 11, 2018, at 8:46 a.m. ... FILE - In this June 14, 2017 file photo, Pakistani human rights activist Asma Jehangir speaks to The Associated Press in Lahore, Pakistan. Jahangir died of a heart attack in the eastern city ...
The United States has designated three Pakistani-based militants as "global terrorists," as Washington heaps pressure on Islamabad to crack down on militants. The U.S. Treasury Department said on February 7 it had placed Rahman Zeb Faqir Muhammad, Hizb Ullah Astam Khan, and Dilawar Khan Nadir ...
Ahead of the verdict, heavy security was enforced at the jail in the city of Haripur where the accused were detained, with the area cordoned off by police ... Since 1990 vigilantes have been accused of murdering 65 people tied to blasphemy, according to research compiled by Pakistani thinktank the Center ...
Pakistan's media regulator has banned television channels and radio stations from broadcasting programming related to Valentine's Day, according to a ... The 2017 case came after Pakistani President Mamnoon Hussain raised a furore a year earlier, declaring the event a Western cultural import that ...
The Pashtun protest, unprecedented in the history of Pakistan, is an eye-opener for Pakistan's civilian and military leadership, who have been dealing ... still not comfortable in their homes and towns, even though the Taliban have been pushed back across the border in Afghanistan by the Pakistani security ...
Smart City: The Hackathon is Pakistan's first-ever, large-scale hackathon organized with an aim of creating and starting informed conversations ... Smart Cities involve the use of technology for increasing the operational efficiency, sustainability, economic outlook and quality of life for people living and ...
Angry protestors in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province on Tuesday stormed the offices of a militant group that allegedly killed a university student from South Waziristan region. Protestors attacked at least two buildings believed to be occupied by Taliban militants in Shaikh Yousef village of Dera ...
Mosharraf Zaidi, a Pakistani columnist said on Twitter: “The City 41 reporter covering his own wedding is a postmodern Pakistani treasure. He proudly shares his big day. Don't make fun of him. Think about what the media has done for thousands like him. And for millions of us. Congratulations to him, his ...
On the evening of January 3, he sat at a roadside restaurant in northern Karachi, Pakistan's largest city, with friends, discussing plans for how he was going to ... On January 13, police said that Naqeebullah had been among four Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS) and Pakistani ...
Two policemen were killed on Tuesday after militants attacked a government-run hospital in Srinagar that allowed a hardened Pakistani terrorist to escape, police said. The shots were fired in the casualty area of the Shri Maharaja Hari Singh Hospital where Naveed Jat and five other prisoners were brought ...
Karachi, Pakistan: A Chinese man working with a shipping company in Pakistan was shot dead on Monday in what police described as a targeted attack in Karachi, police and hospital officials said. While there was no claim of responsibility and the motive was not immediately clear, China in December ...
Reporter of the year: Pakistani journalist covers his own wedding, interviews wife ... A Pakistani journalist went on to prove this by reporting on his own wedding. ... In a viral video, Hanan Bukhari, a journalist with Pakistan's City 41 channel, can be seen holding a mic as if it's any regular day at work.


 

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