Ziauddin

  • Malala's father named UN advisor on education December 10, 2012

    United Nations: The father of Pakistani school girl Malala Yousufzai, who was shot by the Taliban for advocating girls' right to education, has been named as the Special UN Advisor on Global Education. The announcement was made by Gordon Brown, who is the United Nations' Special Envoy for Global Education. He...
  • Malala's father may get job in Pak High Commission November 3, 2012

    Islamabad: The father of teenage rights activist Malala Yousufzai, currently being treated in UK after she was shot in the head by the Taliban, is likely to get a job in the Pakistani mission in London so that the family can stay abroad for a few years. Ziauddin Yousufzai, his...
  • Malala's father vows she'll return to Pakistan October 26, 2012

    Islamabad: The father of a 15yearold Pakistani activist girl who was shot and wounded by a Taliban gunman vowed Thursday that she would return home after finishing medical treatment abroad despite new insurgent threats against her. Since she was shot on October 9 in northwestern Pakistan, Malala has become a hero...
  • 'Musharraf knew Pak officer was helping Osama' July 9, 2012

    Melbourne: A Pakistani Brigadier harboured Osama bin Laden for years with the full knowledge of Pervez Musharraf at a time when the US was hunting for the elusive al Qaeda chief, former ISI head Gen Ziauddin Butt has claimed. Brigadier Ijaz Shah, a longterm close associate of former military ruler Gen...
  • 'Musharraf knew about Osama's presence in Pak' December 24, 2011

    New Delhi: Former chief of Pakistani Army Gen Ziauddin Butt has told Dawn News that Osama bin Laden was kept in an Intelligence Bureau (IB) safe house in Abbotabad and former president General Pervez Musharraf knew about it. Butt also said that Osama was kept there under instructions from then director...
  • JodhaaAkbar defames Mughal dynasty: Descendant April 21, 2008

    Dubai: A sixth generation descendant of the last Mughal emperor Bahadur Shah Zafar, and his family are upset by "factual errors" in the blockbuster Jodhaa Akbar. Prince Yakub Ziauddin Tucy has petitioned the Indian Supreme Court that the name Harkha Bai should be used in the movie instead of Jodha, so...