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 district of Swat, NWFP, Pakistan

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Over the past several years, the Pakistani authorities have accused the Afghan government of harboring the anti-Pakistan Tehrik-e-Taliban on its soil, ... Hailing from the district of Swat, Fazlullah preferred to live across the border in Afghanistan instead of making Waziristan or any other area in the tribal belt ...
Swat sees tourism revival: The scenic valley of Swat, which was once under the Taliban rule, has recently seen a revival of winter tourism after an improvement in the security situation. A large number of local tourists visit the Swat Valley and other areas especially in winters to witness the snowfall.

army officials in Swat told the press that the soldiers were playing a volleyball match outside their base camp in Kabal in lower Swat Valley when a young suicide bomber ... The Afghanistan-based Pakistani Taliban immediately claimed responsibility for the suicide attack on Pakistan's military camp.
Peshawar, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 08th Feb, 2018 ):PESCO surveillance Wapda House teams here on Thursday nabbed power pilferers from Peshawar and Swat Circles in a drive against illegal use of electricity to discourage power pilferage in the province. The action was taken on ...
Pakistan has firmly rejected such allegations but it seems NDS and RAW have become active to take advantage of the blame game to destabilise Pakistan further. The choice of Swat is also significant in that it was often quoted as a success story by Pakistani leadership and normalcy had returned to the ...
President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov has sent a message of condolences to Pakistan's president Mamnoon Hussain and Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi over the terrorist attack on a military unit in Swat district, which resulted in numerous casualties. The Turkmen president noted ...

Shubman Gill and Ishan Porel came up with crucial performances to help India thrash Pakistan and seal a place in the final of the ICC Under-19 World Cup in Christchurch on Tuesday (January 30). Gill's unbeaten ton helped India reach 272 for 9 before Porel landed the knockout punch early on in the ...
His rejection of the Pakistan Constitution was tolerated until his son-in-law, warlord Fazlullah, took over the Swat Valley and "Islamized" it to his liking. The slide started while the Muttahida Majlis-E-Amal, a clerical alliance, was in power in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province. Peshawar, during this time, became ...
The Pakistani Army fought costly campaigns to expel the Taliban from the Swat Valley and Federally Administrated Tribal Areas (FATA). Known as the Tehrik-i-Taliban, or TTP, the insurgents had close ties to the Taliban in nearby Afghanistan and posed an increasing internal threat before the army swept ...
Swat: Majority of the cases resolved through restorative justice mechanisms like the Dispute Resolutions Councils (DRCs) in police stations in Swat pertains ... While in a developing democracy like Pakistan, the perception of the rule of law as experienced in everyday situations remain negative and critical.
Pakistani Nobel Peace Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai gestures while talking during a session at the Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting on January 25, 2018 in Davos, eastern Switzerland. -- AFP. DAVOS: Pakistani Nobel laureate Malala Yousufzai has urged the women in Pakistan to speak for their ...
"This project will not only contribute to the overall development of the historic city but will also attract tourists," says Amir Afaq, the Deputy Commissioner Swat. A large chunk of the funds has been set aside for the 1969 Wadudia Hall, Grassy Ground, a sports field, and the entire Mingora city. artists have ...
In fact, even before travelling to Swat, he felt a connection with Pakistan. "I was amongst the very few Italians playing field hockey. I remember when I was very young, 14 or 15 years old, I was playing hockey in Italy. It was impossible without having in the mind the great Pakistani field hockey team. One of ...
Islamabad, Pakistan - Pakistani authorities have released on bail prominent militia commander and scholar, Sufi Muhammad, known as the father of the Taliban in the Swat Valley, on health grounds, his lawyer says. Muhammad, 93, was imprisoned in the northwestern city of Peshawar in 2009 and ...
A Pakistani court has freed Sufi Mohammed, a radical cleric who has backed the Taliban and was responsible for the group's uprising and rebellion in Swat and neighboring districts in northwestern Pakistan a decade ago. His son-in-law is Mullah Fazlullah, the emir of the Movement of the Taliban in ...
An outspoken critic of the Taliban, Malala gained recognition for her BBC blog describing the atrocities wrought by the Taliban in Swat after militants burnt down a girls' school. The recent years of conflict have exacted a heavy toll on Pakistan. Sadly, the story of Malala is just one of innumerable attacks ...
Islamabad: The Supreme Court will focus on health and education throughout 2018, Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar said on Wednesday. ... Recently, an illegal lease of 275 acres of the forest department land in Malam Jabba, near Saidu Sharif in Swat, has emerged, The News reported.

The illegally leased tract in Malam Jabba, a tourist attraction in Swat district, belonged to the provincial forest department. It has been learnt that the provincial government was to lease a mere 17-acre patch, i.e. 5 acres for construction of a hotel and 12 acres for chairlift, for 15 years. However, the provincial ...
SWAT: Four members of a family were scorched in a gas cylinder explosion on Wednesday. police said that the blast took place inside a house located in Gulkada area of scenic Swat Valley where a gas cylinder exploded with a big bang. Four members of family present near the scene were scorched in the ...
Topstory. Trump's tirade: No haste in reaction, says Pakistan · Allies move no-trust against Zehri · US to hold Pak aid till decisive action against terrorists · Politicised ED seeks inept bureaucrats' ideas for good governance · Game of thrones: disclosures of Dr Ishratul Ebad -- I · View more... see all opinions ...
Mingora: A woman and her step son were shot dead at Matta tehsil in Swat district on Saturday night, official sources said. It was learnt that Husan Jamala Bibi and her step son identified as Taj Maluk were asleep at their house in Nokhara Gura area when unidentified gunmen forced their entry into the ...
Mingora: Three persons were killed in a road accident at Kabal tehsil in Swat district on Saturday, official sources said. They said that a pickup truck carrying passengers plunged into a ravine at Kandaro Qalagey area in Kabal tehsil. As a result, three persons identified as Akhtar Ali, Samiullah and ...
Rawalpindi: Security forces on Wednesday conducted an intelligence-based operation in Swat's Jahan Abad area and killed two wanted terrorists, said a statement released by the Inter-Services public relations (ISPR). "Asad alias Anus and Wahab were killed. Both were being traced for their previous ...
SWAT (Dunya News) - Two wanted terrorists were killed during an operation carried out by security forces in Swat on Wednesday, Dunya News reported. According to details, security forces carried out an operation report on intelligence reports in Jahanabad area of Swat during which two terrorist, Assad ...
After operation Rah-e-Rast cleared the Swat Valley of militants in 2009, its residents were promised their very first university, to fulfil a longstanding demand of its people. Then-Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani announced to establish the University of Swat that would offer a wide range of academic ...
Islamabad (APP) -- Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Saturday strongly condemned a suicide attack on Pakistan Army unit in Swat that resulted in the martyrdom of three officials and injuries to seven others. He prayed for blessing of the departed souls and quick recovery of the injured, PM office ...
Mingora: The Swat district administration is holding Snow Cross Jeep Rally at Kalam tomorrow (February 4). This mega event has the support and collaboration of Islamabad Jeep Club (IJC), the Pakistan Army, and Tourism Department, government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The rally is being managed by ...
The area has been cordoned off and security forces are searching for possible accomplices of the bomber, the English language newspaper the Dawn reported. The Pakistan Taliban, known by the acronym TTP, group has claimed responsibility for the attack - the first major attack in over three years. Swat ...
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There have been at least 838 terrorist attacks in Pakistan since 2012, dominating KP, Fata and Balochistan. Here I collected the data about those that targeted education institutions. On October 12, 2012 Taliban attacked schoolgirls in Swat. Malala Yousafzai was shot in a school bus by a Taliban militant.
After the departure of the British, Swat status was semi-autonomous within the newly founded Pakistan; it completely merged in Pakistan in 1969 in the Yahya .... Pakistani Nobel Peace Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai was also shot in the head in the Valley when she was on her way home from school.
After its establishment, Dr Muhammad Farooq was appointed the first vice-chancellor of the University of Swat that was initially launched at a building owned by the Jehanzeb College. In 2011, the government appointed Dr Farooq Swati as the new vice-chancellor. He acquired land for the university's ...
I once asked a UK-based Pakistani doctor who spends every holiday tending to the poverty-stricken in Pakistan's far flung areas what he thought ails ... Then the Swat Operation happened, not because we "blood-thirsty liberals," as Imran Khan falsely describes it, hungered for mayhem but because the ...
Pakistan is not the country it was until mere days ago. ... the assassination of Benazir Bhutto; the military operation in Swat; the killing of Osama ...
During the meeting, Pervez Khattak said that the provincial government had initiated a number of mega projects, including Swat Motorway, Bus ...
Almost home: Pakistani refugees in Afghanistan return ... On November 23, 106 families hailing from Pakistan's North Waziristan tribal ... Pakistan had successfully coped with the displacement of about 2.3 million people from Swat and rest of ...
Karachi/Lahore: Countrywide protests that sprung up after Islamabad operation dispersed after protest groups and government reached an ...
After the merger of Swat State into Pakistan in 1969, the two power factions of the Yusafzais of Swat entered into two distinct political parties, ...
In recent years, Pakistan has had to deal with many monsters. ... Remember the emergence of Taliban in scenic Swat Valley few years ago.
The Italians and Pakistani archaeologists said that the new ... that might amplify the importance of Bazira not only in Pakistan, but also in the ...
14 years old Hira Akber from Swat nominated for International children peace ... Netherlands for international peace Prize 2017 from Pakistan.
SWAT: The area of Swat's seven tehsils will be no more called the ... 1947, the status changed in 1969 when the Akhunds acceded to Pakistan.
Feature: Life of Pakistani children gets better, but not enough ... professor Kalsoom Sumra said there are lack of economic opportunities in Pakistan due to ... Heera Akbar, 14, from Swat Valley of the country's northwest Khyber ...
He also instructed to ensure purchase of land for Khapal Kor Foundation Model school in Swat, solving the land acquisition of issue of ...
A group of 14 Pakistani Singers and musicians belonging to Balochistan, Gilgit-Baltistan and Swat were specially flown from Pakistan to France ...
... of the special unit and informed about the measures adopted to set up country's first Special Weapons and Tactics (S.W.A.T) team. He also ...
Dr. Mole shared "The objective of Programme for Poverty Reduction is to reduce the poverty of the marginalized communities in Pakistan.
'Poverty alleviation efforts making positive impact in Pakistan' ... and senior officials from Pakistan Poverty Alleviation Fund (PPAF) visited Swat ...
As regards the security of Pakistan's nukes, Islamabad has adopted potent ... in 2009 when the heavily-armed Taliban entered Pakistan's towns of Swat, ... of concern, the day after the worst assault on a Pakistani military base.
Addressing the youth convention at Wadoodia Hall in Swat district, Muqam said the Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf (PTI) leadership had only used the ...


 

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