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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 ...


 

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