WAPDA team in Chitral to assess upgradation of powerhouse: MNA

WAPDA team in Chitral to assess upgradation of powerhouse: MNA

ISLAMABAD, April 23: MNA Shahzada Iftikharuddin has said that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has issued directives to the departments on the following critical issues relating to the ...

Where there’s a will there’s a way!

Where there’s a will there’s a way!

“When you feel hopeless, education is an investment in the future of individuals, communities and the nation,” said Mr. George. By looking at this shelter-less school in a village ...

Chitral students hold Earth Day walk

Chitral students hold Earth Day walk

Report Alhaj Muhammad Khan CHITRAL, April 22: A large number of students held a walk from Seenlasht to Toshi conservancy in connection with the World Earth Day on Tuesday. The stud ...

Water supply to Ayun restored

Water supply to Ayun restored

CHITRAL, April 21: The main irrigation channel of Ayun, which was damaged by flooding about one year back, was reconstructed with funds provided by the SRSP. The Sarhad Rural Suppo ...

Vegetable vendors fleecing consumers

Vegetable vendors fleecing consumers

DROSH, April 21: People wait for the opening of the Lowari tunnel to travel to and from Chitral twice a week, on every Saturday and Sunday. But those who do not travel out of their ...

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 ...

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Screening of chicken from other districts sought

CHITRAL, April 22: The district zoonosis committee (ZCC) at its monthly meeting recommended effective steps to check the sale of spurious chicken in the market which rendered the consumers highly vulnerable to the zoonotic diseases. Headed by the district health officer, Dr Israrullah, the meeting recommended more ...

April 22, 2014 (0) comments

CSSWA Karachi election on May 4

KARACHI, April 23: The Chitral Students Social Welfare Association (CSSWA) will hold election to elect its office-bearers on Sunday, May 4. In a statement the CSSWA said that April 27 will be the last date for submission of nomination papers. It further said the Presidential candidate should be a regular memb more ...

April 23, 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 to fight energy crisis planned

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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