Demands still not met; Mulkhow residents to observe shutter down strike

Demands still not met; Mulkhow residents to observe shutter down strike

Report S.N. Peerzada BOONI, Jan 29: A delegation of tehreek Huqooq-e-Awam, upper Chitral, visited the hunger strIke camp set up at Warijun by the people of Mulkhow against unavaila ...

CM announces funds for powerhouses, other projects for Chitral

CM announces funds for powerhouses, other projects for Chitral

PESHAWAR, Jan 27: Chief Minister Pervez Khattak on Tuesday announced provision of sufficient funds for a number of small hydel power stations and other development projects for Chi ...

DPO promises stern action against drug peddlers in upper Chitral

DPO promises stern action against drug peddlers in upper Chitral

Report S.N. Peerzada BOONI, Jan 26: Deputy Commissioner Chitral Aminul Haq and District Police Officer (DPO) Abbas Majid Marwat visited Booni on Monday and held an open katchery he ...

Are you supposed to build a road or destroy it?

Are you supposed to build a road or destroy it?

Report S.N. Peerzada BOONI, Jan 25: This three-foot-wide Packa road behind the Booni bazaar was built by BLSO and the people of the town in collaboration with Chitral Integrated Ar ...

Thousands stranded near Lowari tunnel

Thousands stranded near Lowari tunnel

DROSH, Jan 24: Road blockade due to faulty trucks and mismanagement in the opening of the Lowari tunnel on Saturday caused traffic deadlocks on both sides of the passageway forcing ...

BDF says never accsused SRSP of failing to launch powerhouse projects

BDF says never accsused SRSP of failing to launch powerhouse projects

BOONI, Jan 21: The Booni Development Forum (BDF) on Wednesday said the proceeding of its meeting held on January 19 to discuss the establishment of three powerhouses in the Booni t ...

Consumers resist replacement of old power meters

Consumers resist replacement of old power meters

Report S.N. Peerzada BOONI, Jan 20: The power utility company, SHYDO, has started replacing all old electricity meters in upper Chitral but the consumers are resisting the move. Th ...

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Holding open katcheries, a right step to resolve civic problems

By Muhammad Amin Baloch Holding an open katchery is not a new idea with respect to Chitral. It the past, such meetings were arranged by political leaders and government officials at different places. I remember one such forum during the initial period of Salim Khan’s ministry, held in Garam Chashma. It was attended by the more ...

January 30, 2015 (0) comments

Suspected drug peddler held

BOONI, Jan 29: On the directions of the district police officer (DPO), the Booni police have launched a campaign against drug peddlers in the area. SHO Booni Shamsher Ilahi said the police recovered liquor and charas from Muhammad Akber, son of Akber Wali, of Reshun Gol, and arrested him. He said the accused had been hand more ...

January 29, 2015 (0) comments

New paradigm? Teachers being given firearms training in Peshawar

PESHAWAR, Jan 27 (AFP): Teachers in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province are being given firearms training and will be allowed to take guns into the classroom in a bid to strengthen security following a Taliban massacre at a school last month. Heavily armed militants killed 150 people, 132 of them children, in a bloody December 16 more ...

January 27, 2015 (1) comments

The ‘Big Show’ of Mulkhow!

BOONI, Jan 29: Pehlawan of Mulkhow is indeed a man of nerves but as many other strong men, he also has his weaknesses. Mulkhowo Pehlawan can eat up to 10 plates of Pulao with a jumbo size Pepsi at a time and easily digest it. He has been the active member of the tug-of-war team of his area at the annual Qaqlasht festival more ...

January 29, 2015 (0) comments

Indian students in US send letters of hope to APS kids

PRESS RELEASE ISLAMABAD, Jan 29: Aaghaz-e-Dosti is a joint Indo-Pak Friendship initiative of India-based Mission Bhartiyam and Pakistan-based The Catalyst – TC. Aaghaz-e-Dosti organises interactive sessions in schools and colleges (aman chaupals), talks and discussions in colleges, indopak peace calendar and video confere more ...

January 29, 2015 (0) comments

Ensure merit in hiring of teachers

After the formation of the government in KP by the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI), the National Testing Service (NTS) exams were introduced for the recruitment of teachers in the elementary education department in order to ensure merit. Last year, similar tests were held for the appointment of PTCs, CTs and STs and other more ...

January 29, 2015 (0) comments

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