Young artists trained to revive old Khowar music, dance

Young artists trained to revive old Khowar music, dance

CHITRAL, Sept 23: Training sessions for young artists were held in Chitral to revive, protect and promote age-old traditions of music and dance amongst the Kho tribe of Chitral. Th ...

Youth asked to learn skill to serve nation

Youth asked to learn skill to serve nation

MASTUJ, Sept 22: Mr Dil Murad, the manager of Qasado, stressed upon the youth to acquire skills and use it for the development of their areas and also for acquiring a respectable m ...

Chitrali female student tops in BA exam

Chitrali female student tops in BA exam

CHITRAL, Sept 22: Ms Shagufta Sarwar, daughter of Hakim Sarwar, from Chitral, has secured first position in the BA annual examination 2014 held by the Benazir Bhutto University, sa ...

Village to be protected against falling stones, says DFO

Village to be protected against falling stones, says DFO

CHITRAL, Sept 22: The District Forest Officer (wildlife) Chitral, Imtiaz Hussain, on Sunday confirmed that a mother of four was killed after stones dislodged by herds of markhors h ...

Heart diseases rising in Chitral but DHQ hospital without cardiologist

Heart diseases rising in Chitral but DHQ hospital without cardiologist

CHITRAL, Sept 21: Speakers at a forum here expressed concerns over the unavailability of a cardiologist and basic diagnostic facilities of heart ailments at the DHQ hospital as the ...

Stones fallen by Markhors kill mother of four

Stones fallen by Markhors kill mother of four

ISLAMABAD, Sept 18: A mother of four children was killed after  stones fallen by a herd of Markhors hit her in the head in the Boryough village of the Garam Chashma valley. Mr Amir ...

Protesters demand action against ‘corrupt’ officials

Protesters demand action against ‘corrupt’ officials

[caption id="attachment_20320" align="alignleft" width="150"] Tehreek's secretary general M. Shujauddin[/caption] BOONI, Sept 18: The people of upper Chitral, under the banner of T ...

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The ‘revolution’ march and so-called pro-poor political parties

By Bul Hakam Jan Whereas the revolution march of Dr. Tahirul Qadri has caused the inebriated ruling elite to come to their senses. At the same time it has exposed the esoteric of other political parties who have long been the so-called stalwarts for the right of poor and labor class in order to swindle their votes. Roti, more ...

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Chitrali female student tops in BA exam

CHITRAL, Sept 22: Ms Shagufta Sarwar, daughter of Hakim Sarwar, from Chitral, has secured first position in the BA annual examination 2014 held by the Benazir Bhutto University, says a press release. Shagufta Sarwar is the student of Government Frontier College for Women, Peshawar. She obtained 386 marks in the exam. The more ...

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Young artists trained to revive old Khowar music, dance

CHITRAL, Sept 23: Training sessions for young artists were held in Chitral to revive, protect and promote age-old traditions of music and dance amongst the Kho tribe of Chitral. The activity was undertaken by the Chitral Association for Mountain Area Tourism (CAMAT) through funding from USAID-SGAFP and implemented by the more ...

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Japanese professor strives to preserve Balti heritage

By Syeda Shehrbano Kazim ISLAMABAD: Toshikazu Isomura, Counsellor Public Affairs, Embassy of Japan, hosted a dinner to celebrate the work of Professor Chitose Okada, who has dedicated the past 20 years to learning, recording and translating an oral epic poem from Gilgit-Baltistan. A professor of Music Education at the Res more ...

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Karzai comes hard on Pakitan, US in farewell speech

KABUL, Sept 23: Outgoing Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Tuesday blamed the United States for his country's long war, a final swipe at the country that helped bring him to power 13 years ago but towards which he has become increasingly bitter. His farewell speech came days ahead of the planned swearing in of a new presid more ...

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I want to know more about Chitral

My name is Sherazkhan Omarzai and I am a professor of Physics at the California State University, Chico, California, USA. I have been reading your paper for quite some time. As I spent most of my life outside Pakistan, and I was entirely educated outside your country (though I was born in a village near Charsadda - some 3 more ...

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