Malala has received international acclaim for her heroic struggle but the fate of thousands of her age is a bleak one
Govt’s move to establish academy only for on language sabotages establishment of an authority for regional languages
Language was not the only issue leading to separation of East Pakistan. It was imperialist thesis of Pakistani leaders
Swat is more famous, rather infamous because of Taliban insurgency.In the past, Swat was famous for its idyllic beauty
A cursory look at the language textbooks makes it clear that they instruct students in everything but languages.
Govt needs to declare all languages spoken in Pakistan as national languages, set up an authority to research them.
Before becoming PM, Nawaz promised motorway for Swat. Later, I realised that promise was not mentioned in his address.
Intellectuals like Iqbal provided the roots for the consistent confusion Pakistan has been suffering from.
Every day the Taliban would catch somebody, and detain him for a day or two at their markaz.
The Pakistani state is virtually on the defensive while the militants have over time become more aggressive.
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