But since there was no school I got up later at 10 am. I was happy to hear that because our English teacher lived in the area and she might be coming to school now. But to my utter relief he was talking on his mobile and must have been threatening someone else over the phone.
Today we went to Pir Baba mausoleum and there were lots of people there. But my heart was beating fast - as I have to go to school tomorrow.
I heard my father talking about another three bodies lying at Green Chowk crossing. She joined the BBC having been a business presenter on a number of international channels. Neither is there any firing nor any fear.
I felt bad on hearing this news. But now the situation is such that we have not been out on picnic for over a year and a half. Before the launch of the military operation we all used to go to Marghazar, Fiza Ghat and Kanju for picnics on Sundays. During that time Sally covered many momentous events, including G7 conferences, historic EU Summits and more recently the aftermath of September 11 and its effects on the financial markets and private investors.
My three friends have shifted to Peshawar, Lahore and Rawalpindi with their families after this edict. Educated at City University, London, Sally has continued to live in the capital and her interests include music, travel and several sports.
The diary first appeared on BBC Urdu online. There are shops selling bangles, ear rings, lockets and other artificial jewellery. I thought of buying something but nothing impressed - my mother bought ear rings and bangles.
This was the first time this has happened. I have had such dreams since the launch of the military operation in Swat. So I decided to wear my favourite pink dress.
Most recently she was early morning presenter on World Business Report. Some girls were optimistic that the schools would reopen in February but others said that their parents had decided to shift from Swat and go to other cities for the sake of their education.
She is an award-winning financial journalist and television presenter who has been covering financial news for the past seven years. And prior to that was the New York presenter for the programme.- BBC World News - Asia Business Report.
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