Outsiders exploiting orchard owners in Chitral

Outsiders exploiting orchard owners in Chitral

CHITRAL, Aug 16: Traders from outside Chitral are swarming the distant valleys of Chitral to purchase dry fruits. But the local people complained that despite the rampant unemploym ...

Landsliding destroys village, displaced people seek help

Landsliding destroys village, displaced people seek help

Report Fardad Ali Shah Sanick GARAM CHASHMA, Aug 11: A massive landsliding has destroyed a number of houses in the Zhitoor village, threatening other settlements. These homes are o ...

KP police introduces emotional intelligence test for recruits

KP police introduces emotional intelligence test for recruits

PESHAWAR, Aug 7: Upon completion of physical endurance and written test for recruitment to the post of constables, carried out through National Testing Service (NTS), the KP Police ...

River washing away main road, important buildings in Chitral

River washing away main road, important buildings in Chitral

CHITRAL, Aug 6: The water level in the Chitral river is continuously rising threatening a number of villages on its banks. In Chitral, the river is cutting the main road to Mastuj, ...

After long, Chitral seen teeming with tourists

After long, Chitral seen teeming with tourists

CHITRAL, Aug 3: An unprecedented number of visitors thronged Chitral on the occasion of Eidul Fitr from other parts of the country, specially the Punjab province, to escape the sco ...

USAID-funded project to protect wildlife launched

USAID-funded project to protect wildlife launched

CHITRAL, July 26: The USAID on Saturday launched a project to build capacity of communities to ensure their active participation and involvement in better management and protection ...

Glacial snow sellers doing roaring business in Chitral

Glacial snow sellers doing roaring business in Chitral

CHITRAL, July 24: Rising temperatures and long power outages have led to roaring business of glacial snow in Chitral in the fasting month as hundreds of vehicles transport the comm ...

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Aga Khan museum Toronto opens to public

TORONTO, Aug 20: The Aga Khan Museum in Toronto, which is dedicated to presenting an overview of the artistic, intellectual and scientific contributions that Muslim civilizations have made to world heritage, has opened its doors to the public. The museum’s permanent collection of over 1,000 objects include masterpieces th more ...

August 20, 2014 (0) comments

Pakistan Movement leaders paid tributes

Report A.M. Khan CHITRAL, Aug 14: On the day of independence, Aga Khan Higher Secondary School, Chitral, organized an event to extend tribute to Mohammad Ali Jinnah and his companions for carving out a state for the Muslims of India. Principal AKHSS extended his token of thanks to the guests on the occasion, and also spok more ...

August 15, 2014 (0) comments

The Haqiqat behind Chitrali music

By Hidayat Khan CHITRAL, Aug 3: A rag tag folk band called Haqiqat, replete with a jerrycan percussionist, has been keeping Chitrali folk music on the respirator and out of the coffin. The band has been performing pro bono music-saving services for years now. According to its members, Haqiqat has been performing at weddin more ...

August 03, 2014 (0) comments

Glacial melting: Data-sharing must to mitigate disasters

NAGAR: Our elders used to say this glacier was very high, so high there was no one living here. This was a giant glacial lake, Sajjad Ali said. Standing on a cliff, he pointed down at the Hopar Glacier, more than a thousand metres below, its surface covered by massive boulders it had swept out of its way as it carved a va more ...

August 16, 2014 (0) comments

Cyber researcher says he knows how to hack passenger jets through WiFi

WASHINGTON, Aug 4 (Reuters): Cyber security researcher Ruben Santamarta says he has figured out how to hack the satellite communications equipment on passenger jets through their WiFi and inflight entertainment systems - a claim that, if confirmed, could prompt a review of aircraft security. Santamarta, a consultant with more ...

August 04, 2014 (0) comments

To live is the rarest thing – we only exist

By Rukhsana Jabeen Life is one of the most wonderful miracles on earth. It mesmerizes you with its diversity as well as uniqueness. You keep on flowing with its waves unconsciously and unintentionally. In this voyage there is sometimes commotion and uproar, while at other times you are baffled by its deep tranquility and more ...

August 21, 2014 (0) comments

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