Author Archives: Zubair Torwali


Zubair Torwali

Defect by design

The Daral Khawr Project’s disputed feasibility On April 30 this year, the Chief Minister of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, Amir Haider Khan Hoti, kicked off his government’s 10 year hydroelectricity plan by inaugurating the Daral


Zubair Torwali

Paradise lost?

The underdevelopment of Swat-Kohistan Swat-Kohistan is in the extreme north of the Swat Valley extending to Khanida valley in the district of Indus Kohistan, Chitral and Ghizer district of Gilgit-Baltistan. Though the


Zubair Torwali

My education, my language

The importance of mother tongue instruction “Quail coos and the nightingale sings. / Each in its own language. / Punjabi is the language of your mothers and fathers.” Babu Rajab Ali, 1894-1979

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