Atop the piste of Malam Jabba in Pakistan's once dangerous Swat Valley skiers schuss downhill, a new Chinese-built chairlift ferries tourists to the peak, and a luxury hotel is under construction to replace one torched by the Taliban. DNA, 2 days ago
When Pakistani shopkeeper Abdur Rahim's phone rang in mid-October, he was shocked to hear the voice of a senior militant commander demanding protection money from him and his fellow traders in the Swat Valley. The menacing call was taken seriously in a ...Reuters, 2 months ago Pakistan Taliban resorts to collecting 'protection money' Zee News, 2 months ago
A “heartbroken” Pakistani Nobel Laureate Malala Yousafzai on Sunday urged United States President Donald Trump not to turn his back on the world’s “most defenceless”, hours after he signed an order calling for “extreme vetting” of people entering America from seven Muslim-majority nations. “I am heartbroken that today President Trump is closing the door on children, mothers and fathers fleeing violence and war,” the 19-year-old Pakistani ...Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago Malala hopes to study politics, philosophy, eco at Oxford Business Standard, 1 month ago Malala hopes to study philosophy, politics, economics at Oxford Sify, 1 month ago
"Justice with you is to kill you," screamed a pamphlet in Srinagar yesterday as the protests against the Dangal actress Zaira Wasim turned nasty. What warrants such an extreme reaction for a teenager who has earned huge acclaim for Jammu and Kashmir through ...Bollywood Hungama, 1 month ago
'The year in pictures' treks across the globe, looking back on the moments that shaped 2016. From the United States presidential race, to demonetisation in India to the refugee crisis, the news has kept pouring in. Here are our top 50 moments from the world. (Please click on an image to know more about it) Breaking stigma with colour Widows daubed in colours dance as they take part in the Holi celebrations organised by non-governmental organisation Sulabh International at a temple at ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
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