Two Pakistani Girl Wonders in Continued Spotlight

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Arfa Karim, who was actually nine at the time of the honour, was last week awarded a medal in a special category for distinction in science and technology by General Pervez Musharraf. Significantly, the next day, she landed the coveted annual President’s Pride of Performance Award as well. But Maria Toorpakai Wazir has found the ideal ground to channelise the anger: take to sport. At 14-and-a-half, she is pretty young to be Pakistan’s national women’s squash champion..