Work on Red Crescent Society office begins in Chitral

Work on Red Crescent Society office begins in Chitral

CHITRAL, April 20: The chairman of Pakistan Red Crescent Society (PRCS) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Lieutenant General (retired) Mohammad Hamid Khan, has said his organization was fully pr ...

Steps urged to revive Chitral’s traditional crafts

Steps urged to revive Chitral’s traditional crafts

Report Gul Hamaad Farooqi CHITRAL, April 20: In an effort to promote and preserve the cultural craft of indigenous people of Chitral, an exhibition was held in a local hotel. Senio ...

Irrigation system in Khairabad village goes solar

Irrigation system in Khairabad village goes solar

CHITRAL, April 19: The first ever solar powered irrigation scheme launched by Sarhad Rural Support Program (SRSP) in the province has met success in Khairabad village near Drosh to ...

Khowar pre-school course books prepared

Khowar pre-school course books prepared

CHITRAL, April 19: The Mother-Tongue Institute for Education and Research (MIER) has prepared pre-school course books for the Multilingual Schools, the first ever multilingual inst ...

Protesting schoolchildren block road at Ashiret

Protesting schoolchildren block road at Ashiret

DROSH, April 19: A large number of schoolchildren blocked the Chitral-Peshawar road at Ashiret at about 8am on Saturday. The students were protesting against the transfer of their ...

Making Chitral proud: female student from remote village enters Oxford University

Making Chitral proud: female student from remote village enters Oxford University

By Zulfiqar Ahmad ISLAMABAD, April 17: If you work hard with perseverance, only sky is the limit. This is what exactly happened after Sehrish Khan, a daughter of Chitral, made it t ...

Communities asked to be tolerant to wildlife species

Communities asked to be tolerant to wildlife species

CHITRAL, April 16: The Snow Leopard Foundation Chitral organized closing ceremony of one of its USAID-SGAFP funded project in Chitral. The project closing ceremony was attended by ...

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ISF Chitral wants interim cabinet within one week

CHITRAL, April 19: The Insaf Students Federation (ISF) Chitral chapter has asked the provincial leadership of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) to announce an interim cabinet for the student body within one week otherwise a unilateral decision would be taken. In a press statement sent to ChitralToday, secret more ...

April 19, 2014 (0) comments

BISE controller exams arrives in Chitral

DROSH, April 19: Controller examinations, Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (BISE) Peshawar Dr Muhammad Shafi reached Chitral on Saturday to attend a two-day workshop on education starting from Sunday. On his way to Chitral town, he stayed at Drosh and met with a delegation of teachers led by thei more ...

April 19, 2014 (0) comments

Deh ba Deh: Kuru, the village of sport lovers

By Abbas Hussain Kur is a small village in the garrison town of Drosh. The word Kuru is derived from the Khowar language, which means a fertile, greenish and plain land. Kuru is situated on the right bank of the Chitral River beside the Drosh bazaar. The people of Kuru are known for their immense love for spo more ...

April 16, 2014 (2) comments

Kagh Lasht festival fails to attract govt attention

By Zahiruddin CHITRAL, April 16: The Kagh Lasht festival has been held regularly for the last quarter century in upper Chitral, however, it has failed to attract the attention of Tourism Corporation of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (TCKP). The festival is held in spring season by the residents of Kagh Lasht plateau in t more ...

April 17, 2014 (2) comments

Huge solar park planned to fight energy crisis

BADAIWANI WALA, April 20 (AFP): For years Pakistanis have sweated and cursed through summer power cuts, but now the government plans to harness the sun's ferocious heat to help tackle the country's chronic energy crisis. In a corner of the Cholistan desert in Punjab province, power transmission lines, water p more ...

April 20, 2014 (0) comments

Human traits on Facebook

By Tariq Iqbal Tariqi Human nature is the combination of such inborn traits inherited by birth by which every human being gives a response to different situations like happiness, sorrow, anger and annoyance etc. An individual behaves according to the situation and acts on what trait he/she has inherited. Trai more ...

April 16, 2014 (0) comments

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