Posts tagged as: Malala Yousafzai

Malala, A New Millionaire

The Nobel Peace Prize Winner, Malala Yousafzai and family are newly announced millionaires based on her best-selling memoir and speaking forums, a report evinced on Wednesday. Four years following her near-death experience, having been shot on the bus to school in the Swat Valley, it was discovered that a company formed to protect the rights […]

Malala Yousafzai receives the US Liberty Medal and $100,000

After becoming the youngest recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize, the 17-year-old Pakistani rights activist Malala Yousafzai has now received the US Liberty Medal for her “courage and resilience in the face of adversity”. The Liberty Medal, presented by the US National Constitution Centre, is awarded every year to men and women who display courage […]

Malala becomes youngest Nobel Peace Award winner

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Malala Yousafzai has become the youngest winner of Nobel Peace award at the age of 17 for her active role in promoting the girl’s education.  Young Pakistani activist, Malala, is sharing the Nobel Peace award with Kailash Satyarthi of India for “their struggle against the suppression of children and young people and for the right of all […]

Malala urges youth to work hard for future of world

Malala Yousafzai back at school

Malala Yousufzai, Pakistani education activist, has urged the youth to work hard to become the future of the world while speaking at an event to launch 500 days of action to achieve the United Nation Millennium Development Goals to fight poverty this Tuesday August 19, 2014. Malala urged the young people to highlight the issues […]

MNA terms Malala drama; she refuses allegations

Malala Yousafzai back at school

Member of National Assembly Jamshed Dasti claimed that teen activist Malala Yousufzai’s meteoric rise to fame was nothing more than a drama orchestrated by the United States to disrupt the government’s efforts to initiate peace talks with the Taliban. She, however, hit back at claims that she has become a figure of the West, insisting […]

Nawaz Sharif to raise US drone issue at UN: Sartaj Aziz

Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif, will raise the issue of American drone strikes in its tribal regions at various U.N. forums in the course of the General Assembly session,  Adviser on National Security and Foreign Affairs, Sartaj Aziz, has said. In an interview in New York, Aziz said that such strikes are “counterproductive” as they lead […]

Malala Yousafzai to open Birmingham library

Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani teenager shot by the Taliban for championing the right of girls to an education, is to formally open Europe’s largest public library in Birmingham later on Monday.  The £188m building contains about a million books, access to a vast film and television archive belonging to the British Film Institute and is […]

Malala Yousafzai gets highest national award

President Asif Ali Zardari‚ acting on advice of the prime minister‚ has approved conferment of National Awards upon eminent personalities, including Malala Yousafzai, for their services in different spheres of life.   The awards include Sitara-i-Shujaat‚ Tamgha-i-Shujaat‚ Sitara-i-Imtiaz‚ President’s Award for Pride of Performance‚ and Tamgha-i-Imtiaz. Five foreign national have also been awarded for their services […]

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon arrives in Pakistan

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon arrived in Pakistan early Tuesday on a two-day visit for talks with senior leaders on issues, focusing on disaster management and education, officials said.   Ban will meet with Pakistani President Asif Zardari, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and other senior officials and attend the Independence Day celebrations on Aug. 14, they said. […]

Taliban commander regrets attack on Malala

Taliban leader, Adnan Rashid earlier convicted of trying to assassinate former president Pervez Musharraf, wrote to Malala Yousufzai advising her to return and join a religious school for women in Swat. He regretted the last year attack on Malala but did not say it was wrong.     Rashid was also one of the many […]

Zardari describes Malala symbol of young defiant girls

President Asif Ali Zardari has said that Malala Yousafzai is the symbol of young defiant girls in all climes and all ages wishing to seek education for their emancipation and rejecting extremism‚ tyranny and militancy. The President offered remarks shortly after she addressed the UN General Assembly on education on her 16th birthday. President Zardari […]

Malala sets to speak at U.N., meet Ban Ki-moon on Friday

Malala Yousafzai, who was critically injured in a Taliban attack, will speak at the U.N. General Assembly on education on Friday. Taliban defending attack on Malala over what they claimed her remarks against Islamic injunctions. In one of her blogs for the BBC Urdu she had offered some controversial remarks about beard and Islamic veil.Two other […]


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