Malala

  • Pakistani journalist Hamid Mir attacked near Karachi airport 19-04-2014 06:26 PM

    New Delhi: Senior Pakistani TV journalist Hamid Mir, who faced threats from Taliban and other terror groups, was on Saturday shot at in Karachi by four unidentified motorcycle-borne gunmen near a bridge on way to his office. Mir, 47, sustained bullet injuries after he was shot at three times near...
  • I'm playing Kayani in a biopic about Malala Yousafzai: Om Puri 02-04-2014 05:09 PM

    Islamabad: Bollywood actor Om Puri is set to play the role of former Pakistani Army chief Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani in a biopic on teenage rights activist Mala Yousafzai. "I am playing Kayani in a biopic about Malala Yousafzai. I was impressed with his reaction to the incident," Puri, who...
  • Pakistani activist Malala sympathises with Syrians 19-02-2014 08:15 AM

    A teenage Pakistani activist who came to the international limelight when she was shot by the Taliban said on Tuesday that the plight of Syrian refugee children deprived of proper education was a stark reminder of the "dark days" Pakistani children under their hard-line rulers. The 16-year-old Malala Yousafzai rose...
  • Young Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai sympathises with Syrians 19-02-2014 07:07 AM

    Zaatari Camp (Jordan): A teenage Pakistani activist who came to the international limelight when she was shot by the Taliban said on Tuesday that the plight of Syrian refugee children deprived of proper education was a stark reminder of the "dark days" Pakistani children under their hard-line rulers. The 16-year-old...
  • Malala Yousufzai's book launch stopped at Pakistan varsity 28-01-2014 03:16 PM

    A ceremony to launch teenage rights activist Malala Yousufzai's book at a Pakistan university has been scrapped on the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa government's intervention on the grounds that it could not provide security for the event. The book 'I am Malala' was to be launched on Tuesday at the University of Peshawar....
  • VS Naipaul only one of Indian origin among Britain's 500 most influential 26-01-2014 06:52 PM

    Nobel Prize-winning Indian-origin author VS Naipaul and Pakistani teenage campaigner Malala Yousafzai have been named among Britain's 500 most influential people across different fields. The first-ever 'Influential 500' list, compiled by specialist publisher Debrett's and 'The Sunday Times' newspaper, includes personalities in 25 areas chosen by experts in their field....
  • 23 Indian-origin makes it to Forbes list of 'brightest young stars' 08-01-2014 01:31 PM

    Over 20 Indian-origin youngsters are among Forbes magazine's annual list of the world's "brightest young stars" under the age of 30 from diverse fields like finance, media, sports and education, described by the publication as "prodigies reinventing the world right now." The Forbes third annual '30 Under 30' list comprises...
  • Malala, Suu Kyi to address student parliament in Pune 03-01-2014 11:32 PM

    Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai, who defied the Taliban, and Myanmar opposition leader and Nobel Peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi will address students in Pune Jan 10, an official of the Indian Student Parliament said in Pune on Friday. Malala and Suu Kyi will be present at the inauguration of...
  • Malala awarded United Nations Human Rights Prize 06-12-2013 11:26 AM

    United Nations: Pakistani teenage activist Malala Yousafzai, who survived a Taliban assassination attempt in 2012, has been awarded the 2013 UN Human Rights Prize, an honour previously given to icons like late Nelson Mandela in recognition of outstanding achievement in human rights. The prize is awarded every five years and...
  • Malala Yousafzai awarded EU's Sakharov human rights prize 20-11-2013 05:52 PM

    Pakistani teenage activist Malala Yousafzai, who survived a Taliban assassination attempt last year, received the EU's Sakharov human rights prize at a ceremony in Strasbourg on Wednesday. The European Parliament President, Martin Schulz, presented the award to the 16-year-old who was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize earlier this year....
  • Malala steals show at star-packed Glamour awards 12-11-2013 10:59 PM

    New York: Pakistani teenage activist Malala Yusufzai stole the show at a star-studded awards night here as she was honoured in the presence of flamboyant pop icon Lady Gaga and former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. The Glamour Women of the Year Awards 2013 were presented to Gaga, Malala...
  • Pakistani Taliban names Mullha Fazlullah as its new leader 08-11-2013 06:23 PM

    Islamabad: The Pakistani Taliban announced on Friday they would orchestrate a wave of revenge attacks against the government after naming hardline commander Mullah Fazlullah as their new leader. The rise of Fazlullah, known for his fierce Islamist views and rejection of peace talks, by the Taliban shura, or leadership council,...
  • Man who ordered attack on Malala elected new chief of Pakistani Taliban 07-11-2013 07:39 PM

    The Pakistani Taliban elected Mullah Fazlullah, the commander whose men shot schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai in 2012, as their new leader on Wednesday, dampening expectations of any peace deal between the insurgents and the government. The election of Fazlullah, known for his hardline Islamist views and rejection of peace talks, follows...
  • Malala meets Queen Elizabeth, regrets missing school 18-10-2013 08:08 PM

    Pakistani teenage activist Malala Yousafzai, who survived an assassination attempt by the Taliban, on Friday, met British Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace and spoke about the importance of education. The 16-year-old schoolgirl presented the monarch with a copy of her recently released book, "I Am Malala". "It is a...
  • Will continue my fight for education, says Malala Yousafzai 15-10-2013 11:13 PM

    In an exclusive interview with CNN, 16-year-old Malala Yousafzai, who was shot at by Taliban in 2012 for propagating girls education in Pakistan, said that she will continue her fight of spreading education in the world. ...
  • Watch: Malala Yousafzai talks about her peace mission 15-10-2013 01:21 PM

    Watch the full interview of Pakistani teenaged activist Malala Yousafzai with CNN on October 15 at 10.30 pm on CNN-IBN. ...
  • US President, First Lady meets Malala at the Oval Office 12-10-2013 07:04 AM

    Washington: US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama met Pakistani teenage activist Malala Yousafzai in the Oval Office of the White House and praised her remarkable courage and efforts. "President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama welcomed Malala Yousafzai to the Oval Office to thank her for...
  • World View: Pakistan teenage activist Malala misses Nobel Peace Prize 11-10-2013 10:03 PM

    The Pakistani girl who was shot in the head by the Taliban last October for advocating education for girls missed the 2013 Nobel Peace Prize. The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, the body overseeing Syrian chemical weapons destruction, has been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize 2013. ...
  • Malala, survivor of Taliban, resented in Pakistan hometown 11-10-2013 08:52 PM

    For many of her compatriots, Malala Yousafzai is a stooge of the United States and a CIA agent, a symbol of the West's evils and a global conspiracy to bring down her nativePakistan. She has won the European Union's prestigious human rights award and was one of the favourites to...
  • I hope to become Pakistan's PM one day: Malala Youzafzai 11-10-2013 04:02 PM

    Pakistani activist Malala Youzafzai who was a prime contender for the Nobel Peace Prize 2013 said that even though she thinks she hasn't done much to win the Nobel, she does hope to be Pakistan's PM one day. ...
  • Malala not a Nobel? - Wisdom wins over populism

    Storyteller |  D P Satish
    "His (gunman) hands were shaking. It is not easy to kill" - Malala Yousufzai - Certainly, these are not the words of a 16 ...

  • Don't sell Malala's book, warns Taliban 11-10-2013 02:17 PM

    Islamabad: The Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan has warned that those found selling 'I am Malala' - the book authored by teenage rights activist Malala Yousufzai - will face serious action. The TTP, which has vowed to attack her again if it get a chance, claimed that she had not performed any act...
  • Malala's journey from a school girl to a Nobel Prize contender 11-10-2013 02:09 PM

    Long before the world knew Pakistani activist Malala Yousufzai, the 16-year-old wanted to go to school. "School not only belongs to me but to those children who strive for their rights and it proves that the people of Pakistan are united and they want peace," she said. Here is a...
  • Malala says it's an honour to be nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize 11-10-2013 11:10 AM

    Pakistani activist Malala Yousufzai who is a front runner for the Nobel Peace Prize that will be announced on Friday said that it's an honor to be nominated. "I'm really happy to be nominated and it seems like people nominated me and people from all over the world, from America,...
  • Nobel Peace Prize to be announced today, Malala a frontrunner 11-10-2013 08:20 AM

    Norway: All we know is this: a record 259 candidates, including 50 organizations, have been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize in 2013. With no clues from the judges in Norway, speculation about the frontrunners for Friday's announcement is primarily based on the committee's previous choices and current events. Here's...
  • Malala Yousafzai wins the European Union's annual human rights award 10-10-2013 08:34 PM

    Pakistani teenager Malala Yousafzai, shot in the head by the Taliban for campaigning for education for girls, won the European Union's annual human rights award on Thursday, beating fugitive US intelligence analyst Edward Snowden. The 16-year-old was attacked last year while on a school bus in northwestern Pakistan, but recovered...
  • Malala a wake up call for people with Talibani mindset: Hina Rabbani Khar 10-10-2013 01:19 PM

    A year after Taliban shot a teenage girl Malala Yousafzai on the head, he has come back with courage and said that she wishes to return to Pakistan and run for office. Meanwhile, former foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar said that what happened to her divided Pakistan into two. One...
  • Will respond to violence with kindness, Malala Yousufzai 10-10-2013 11:10 AM

    Pakistani teen activist Malala Yousufzai who is one of the prime contenders for the Nobel Peace Prize to be announced on Friday appeared on the US TV program 'The Daily Show' with Jon Stewart where she said that she will respond to violence with reason and kindness. ...
  • Taliban shooting survivor speaks in 'I Am Malala' 09-10-2013 08:54 PM

    London: A year ago, Malala Yousafzai was a 15-year-old schoolgirl in northwest Pakistan, thinking about calculus and chemistry, Justin Bieber songs and 'Twilight' movies. Today she's the world famous survivor of a Taliban assassination attempt, an activist for girls' education - and a contender to win the Nobel Peace Prize...
  • Malala Yousafzai tipped for top European peace prize 09-10-2013 04:34 PM

    Islamabad:Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani girl who was shot by the Taliban for promoting education for girls, was tipped to win this year's Sakhorav peace prize. Sajjad Khan, the European member of parliament (MEP), tipped Malala for the Sakhorav peace prize for championing women's rights to education despite fresh threats against...