Tuesday, 24 May, 2022
TopicSwat Valley

Topic: Swat Valley

What Bacha Khan’s daughter told me about his treatment by Pakistani authorities

In Talib's Tale, John Butt writes about his journey to Pakistan in search of an education he couldn't get in England and how he adapted to the Pashtoon way of life.

First woman journalist in Pakistan’s Swat says press club denied membership due to gender

Shaista Hakim alleges that her journalistic credentials of 9 years were never acknowledged by the local journalistic community in Swat because she is a woman.

Go to Pakistan: Judge couple who kept and tortured 10-year-old sentenced to jail

Here’s what’s happening across the border: The govt is hiding luxury cars but the chief justice won't allow it and Diamer-Bhasha dam gets green...

Pakistani news channel Geo TV goes off air but govt says we didn’t pull the plug

Here’s what’s happening across the border: Rickshaws might become extinct in Lahore soon and measles claims lives of 4 kids in Swat.

On Camera

YourTurn

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.

Defence

Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet pulls off its first successful launch from a ski-jump at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, US | Photo credit: Boeing

2 American Super Hornets in India as Boeing looks to showcase fighters for Navy deal

Navy looking at about 26 multi-role deck-based fighters for its aircraft carrier. Visit by Super Hornets comes close on heels of similar trip by competitor Rafale M of Dassault Aviation.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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