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Old 15-06-2014, 10:03 PM   #243
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Malala Yousafzai (Pashto: ملاله یوسفزۍ‎ [mə ˈlaː lə . ju səf ˈzəj];Urdu: ملالہ یوسف زئی‎ Malālah Yūsafzay, born 12 July 1997) is a Pakistani school pupil and education activist from the town of Mingora in the Swat District of Pakistan's northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.. She is known for her activism for rights to education and for women, especially in the Swat Valley, where the Taliban had at times banned girls from attending school..On 9 October 2012, a Taliban gunman shot Yousafzai as she rode home on a bus after taking an exam in Pakistan’s Swat Valley.. The masked gunman shouted "Which one of you is Malala? Speak up, otherwise I will shoot you all", and, on her being identified, shot at her. She was hit with one bullet, which went through her head, neck, and ended in her shoulder..2 other girls were also wounded in the shooting: Kainat Riaz and Shazia Ramzan, both of whom were stable enough to speak to reporters and provide details of the attack.As Yousafzai became more recognized, the dangers facing her became more acute. Death threats against her were published in newspapers and slipped under her door.. On Facebook, where she was an active user, she began to receive threats and fake profiles were created under her name.. When none of this worked, a Taliban spokesman says they were "forced" to act. In a meeting held in the summer of 2012, Taliban leaders unanimously agreed to kill herAfter the shooting, Yousafzai was airlifted to a military hospital in Peshawar, where doctors were forced to begin operating after swelling developed in the left portion of her brain, which had been damaged by the bullet when it passed through her head.. After a 3-hour operation, doctors successfully removed the bullet, which had lodged in her shoulder near her spinal cord.. The day following the attack, doctors performed a decompressive craniectomy, in which part of the skull is removed to allow room for the brain to swell..On 11 October 2012, a panel of Pakistani and British doctors decided to move Yousafzai to the Armed Forces Institute of Cardiology in Rawalpindi..Mumtaz Khan, a doctor, said that she had a 70% chance of survival.. Interior Minister Rehman Malik said that Yousafzai would be shifted to Germany, where she could receive the best medical treatment, as soon as she was stable enough to travel. A team of doctors would travel with her, and the government would bear the expenditures of her treatment.. Doctors reduced Yousafzai's sedation on 13 October, and she moved all 4 limbs..Offers to treat Yousafzai came from around the world.. On 15 October, Yousafzai traveled to the United Kingdom for further treatment, approved by both her doctors and family. Her plane landed in Dubai to refuel and then continued to Birmingham, where she was treated at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, one of the specialties of this hospital being the treatment of military personnel injured in conflict..Yousafzai had come out of her coma by 17 October 2012, was responding well to treatment, and was said to have a good chance of fully recovering without any brain damage.. Later updates on 20 and 21 October stated that she was stable, but was still battling an infection.. By 8 November, she was photographed sitting up in bed..On 3 January 2013, Yousafzai was discharged from the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham to continue her rehabilitation at her family's temporary home in the West Midlands.. She had a 5-hour operation on 2 February to reconstruct her skull and restore her hearing, and was reported in stable condition..The assassination attempt received worldwide media coverage and produced an outpouring of sympathy and anger. Protests against the shooting were held in several Pakistani cities the day after the attack, and over 2 million people signed the Right to Education campaign's petition, which led to ratification of the first Right to Education Bill in Pakistan. Pakistani officials offered a 10 million rupee (US$105,000) reward for information leading to the arrest of the attackers. Responding to concerns about his safety, Yousafzai's father said, "We wouldn't leave our country if my daughter survives or not.. We have an ideology that advocates peace. The Taliman cannot stop all independent voices through the force of bullets"...

Malala is a village in the Diu district and Union Territory Daman and Diu district (Portuguese: Distrito de Diu) is one of the 2 districts of Daman and Diu, a union territory of India. It is the 9th least populous district in the country (out of 640)..The district was historically part of the Saurashtra region of Gujarat..Mirroring the system of administrative division in Portugal, Diu district (Distrito de Diu) was established as an administrative division of the Portuguese State of India (Estado da ├Źndia) in the first half of the 19th century.. It was headed by a district governor, subordinate to the governor-general of Portuguese India in Goa.. The district included the single municipality of Diu, which was further subdivided into civil parishes..For over 450 years, the coastal exclaves of Daman and Diu on the Arabian Sea coast were part of Portuguese India, along with Goa and Dadra and Nagar Haveli. Goa, Daman, and Diu were incorporated into the Republic of India on 19 December 1961 by military conquest. Portugal did not recognise the Indian annexation of these territories until 1974..Los Angeles (meaning The Angels), officially the City of Los Angeles, often known by its initials L.A., is the most populous city in the U.S. state of California and the 2nd-most populous in the United States, after New York City... went on here?! What did it do to them..One morning you awoke,2 hours after dawn, the first Manned rocket in the history of the world takes off from the Tarooma Range, Australia..The 3 observers see on their scanning screens a quickly receding Earth.. The rocket is guided from the ground by remote control as they rise through the ozone layer, the stratosphere, the ionosphere, beyond the air.. They are to reach a height of 1500 miles above the Earth and there learn what is to be learnt..What is it tonight- "The Man with Staring Eyes" or "Robbed While They Watched Television...

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