Swat valley

Malala Yousafzai becomes millionaire with book sales, lectures

Malala Yousafzai becomes millionaire with book sales, lectures

Nobel Laureate Malala Yousafzai and her family have become millionaires as a result of income from her memoir describing life under Taliban rule in Pakistan's picturesque Swat valley and appearances on the lecture circuit around the world.

Jun 29, 2016, 20:52 PM IST

Mild quake jolts Pak's Swat valley, adjoining areas

An earthquake of mild intensity on Thursday jolted Swat valley and its adjoining areas in northwest Pakistan but there was no casualty so far.

Jan 15, 2015, 14:29 PM IST

Italian envoy formally reopens Swat Museum closed by militants

The famous Swat museum, shut down by Taliban militants six years ago, has been reopened to the public in a bid to revive tourism in Pakistan's scenic Swat valley.

Dec 12, 2014, 12:56 PM IST
Malala Yousafzai wishes to return to Pakistan, join politics

Malala Yousafzai wishes to return to Pakistan, join politics

Pakistani teenage rights activist and Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai has expressed her desire to join politics and return to the Swat Valley where she was shot in the head by the Taliban.

Oct 24, 2014, 22:58 PM IST

Pakistan is protecting Dawood

India’s most wanted underworld don, Dawood Ibrahim, made a shocking disclosure that Pakistan is providing safe shelter to him but for what?

Oct 16, 2013, 23:05 PM IST

Malala Yousafzai talks peace as Taliban vows to attack her again

Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai who was a year back shot at on her school bus after angering the Taliban with her brave and outspoken pleas for girls to be educated, on Monday while describing those horrific moments during an interview said that discussions with the Taliban were needed to achieve peace.

Oct 07, 2013, 18:54 PM IST

Dengue emergency declared in Pakistan`s Swat valley

A health emergency has been declared in Pakistan`s north-western Swat Valley after 18 people died of dengue and more than 5,000 cases were reported in a month.

Sep 19, 2013, 23:32 PM IST

Dengue emergency declared in Pakistan`s Swat valley

A health emergency has been declared in Pakistan`s northwestern Swat Valley after 18 people died of dengue and more than 5,000 cases were reported in a month.

Sep 19, 2013, 19:11 PM IST

Withdrawal of army from Pakistan`s Swat valley ordered: Report

Pakistan`s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Pervez Khattak approved the withdrawal of army from troubled Swat valley and Malakand district starting next month, according to a media report.

Sep 15, 2013, 00:14 AM IST

Malala Day passes unnoticed in her home district in Pak

The 16th birthday of Malala Yousufzai, who was shot by the Taliban for advocating girls` right to education, was observed as `Malala Day` on Friday in Pakistan and across the world.

Jul 12, 2013, 09:04 AM IST

Blast in Pakistan; one killed, six injured

The son of a member of an anti-Taliban militia was killed and six others were injured in a roadside bomb attack in Swat in northwest Pakistan.

May 28, 2013, 11:47 AM IST

17 killed in blast in Pakistan`s Swat Valley; nearly 50 injured

At least 17 people were killed and nearly 50 injured in an explosion at the office of a religious organisation in the Swat Valley of northwest Pakistan on Thursday.

Jan 10, 2013, 19:13 PM IST

Clinton hopes Malala attackers will be brought to justice

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Pakistan`s young children had every right to go to school and hoped the militants who attacked a teenaged activist -- for promoting girls` education -- will be brought to justice.

Oct 16, 2012, 21:49 PM IST

Malala has to die: Pakistan Taliban

The Pak Taliban has defended the attack on 14-year-old peace activist Malala Yousafzai, saying she deserved it because she had "promoted secularism".

Oct 11, 2012, 09:18 AM IST

Millions pray for Pakistani child shot at by Taliban

Millions of people prayed for the early recovery of child peace campaigner Malala Yousafzai.

Oct 10, 2012, 14:09 PM IST

300,000 tourists flock to terror-hit Swat valley

A staggering 300,000 tourists from across the country have visited the picturesque yet terror-ravaged Swat valley in northwest Pakistan since the beginning of Eid, a media report said Tuesday.

Sep 12, 2012, 00:43 AM IST

Three Taliban militants killed in Pak`s Swat valley

The gun fight erupted when security forces were conducting
a search operation on the outskirts of Mingora.

Sep 22, 2011, 22:55 PM IST

Fresh gunfights in Pak`s Swat valley

Reports say that five militants have been killed in less
than a week in the valley, which was once known as a den of
militants.

Sep 06, 2011, 21:29 PM IST

Seven militants killed in Pakistan`s Swat Valley

The suspects were believed to have been fleeing a Pakistani Army operation.

Apr 10, 2011, 14:28 PM IST

Taliban in Swat valley using local grievances: World Bank

The World Bank report noted that formal justice systems were weak or broken down in places like Swat.

Apr 10, 2011, 11:16 AM IST