Wednesday, 16 January 2019

Tag Archives: Malala Yousafzai

Bill Gates congratulates Malala on her book on displaced refugees

LONDON: Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has congratulated Nobel Laureate Malala Yousafzai on her new book ‘We Are Displaced’. Malala shared on Twitter that her new book ‘We Are Displaced’ is a collection of stories from refugee girls around the world. She insisted that more than 68.5 million people are currently ...

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Malala receives Harvard University’s 2018 Gleitsman Award

Malala Yousafzai made Pakistan proud for the umpteenth time when was recognised by Harvard University for her work promoting girls’ education. She received the 2018 Gleitsman Award from Harvard’s Kennedy School. The Gleitsman Award has a $125,000 prize for activism that has improved quality of life around the world. In ...

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Malala Yousafzai strikes a pose with Riz Ahmed

LONDON: British-Pakistani Emmy award winner Riz Ahmed shared a picture with social activist Malala Yousafzai. “From one PPE student to another, I had a great time listening to rizmc speak this weekend,” said Malala Yousafzai with her picture retweeted. Malala is currently studying Philosophy, Politics and Economics at Oxford University ...

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Malala’s portrait unveiled at London gallery

LONDON: Nobel Prize Laureate Malala Yousafzai’s portrait has been unveiled at the National Portrait Gallery in London. Malala’s father, Ziauddin Yousafzai, took to Twitter to announce the news. Yousafzai shared that the portrait of Malala by Shirin Nishat has a poem inscribed on it which is written by Pushto poet ...

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Canada strips Aung San Suu Kyi of honorary citizenship

TORONTO: Canada’s parliament voted unanimously on Thursday to effectively strip Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi of her honorary Canadian citizenship over the Rohingya crisis. Ottawa had given the long-detained democracy advocate and Nobel laureate the rare honour in 2007. But her international reputation has become tarnished by her refusal ...

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Malala returns to UK after trip to Pakistan

LAHORE: Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai on Monday ended her first visit to Pakistan since being shot in 2012 by Taliban militants who tried to kill her for promoting girls’ education in the country’s northwestern area. A smiling Yousafzai was seen with her parents at Benazir Bhutto International Airport ...

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Apple supports Malala Fund’s expansion in Latin America

RIO DE JANEIRO: Apple launched a new collaboration between its 10 Apple Developer Academies in Brazil and Malala Fund to advance education opportunities for girls. The advocates join Malala Fund’s network of Gulmakai champions and will implement projects across the country designed to empower girls, teachers and policymakers through skills development, school enrollment efforts and education ...

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First poster of Malala Yousafzai’s biopic is out

LONDON: The first motion poster of ‘Gul Makai’, a biopic based on Malala Yousafzai, was unveiled on Tuesday evening and it gives us a glimpse of the fire that she fought against. Gul Makai is the pseudonym Malala used while writing blogs for BBC Urdu when Talibans held Swat valley ...

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American singer Sabrina Carpenter teams up with Malala Fund

LONDON: An American singer, Sabrina Carpenter, teamed up with the Malala Fund on her 19th birthday, hoping that her “fans will be inspired to give back with her in a new fundraiser”. She put up a video on Twitter on Thursday announcing the collaboration; I’ve teamed up with @MalalaFund for ...

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Twinkle meets Malala for PadMan promotion at Oxford University

BOLLYWOOD actor Twinkle Khanna met Malala Yousafzai at the Oxford University while promoting her husband Akshay Kumar’s upcoming movie ‘PadMan’. The two ladies posed with other students and faculty members of the prestigious university while holding sanitary pads. While media interaction, the Pakistani women’s activist and Nobel Peace Prize winner ...

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