Thousands enjoy three-day Broghil festival

Thousands enjoy three-day Broghil festival

CHITRAL, Aug 25: The three-day annual Broghil festival concluded on Sunday. The main events of the festival were yak polo, horse polo, buzz kashi, donkey polo, horse race, yak race ...

Pir Karam gets rousing welcome at Kuragh

Pir Karam gets rousing welcome at Kuragh

Report Munir Hussyn Fatimi KURAGH, Aug 22: Governor Galgit-Baltistan Pir Syed Karam Ali Shah was warmly welcomed by the people of Kuragh on Friday. Pir Karam has a large number of ...

Bad weather forces PM to abort Lowari Tunnel visit

Bad weather forces PM to abort Lowari Tunnel visit

PESHAWAR, Aug 22: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif had a brief stop over in Peshawar while on way to Chitral for inspecting the Lowari Tunnel project after bad weather forced his choppe ...

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, ...

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Literature’s role in character building discussed

Report Alhaj Muhammad Khan CHITRAL, Aug 29: A large number of educationists, literati, teachers and students at a seminar held at SBBU, Chitral campus, discussed the ‘role of literature in education and character building’. The seminar was jointly organized by Association for Academic Quality (AFAQ) and Mother-Tongue Inst more ...

August 29, 2014 (0) comments

School celebrates Independence Day

CHITRAL, Aug 25: A function was held at the Government Middle School Parsan in connection with the Independence Day of Pakistan. A large number of students, parents, teachers and notables of the village and nearby areas attended the function. Students on the occasion presented national songs and highlighted the movement f more ...

August 25, 2014 (0) comments

Book on ex-Mehtar launched

CHITRAL, Aug 28: A book written by poet Muhammad Irfan on the personality of one of Chitral’s 19th century Mehtars Shah Amanul Mulk was launched at a local hotel. Mehtar Fatehul Mulk Ali Nasir was the chief guest while Pir Zahiruddin Gilani presided over the function. Speakers, including Shahzada Fahamul Mulk, Gul Murad H more ...

August 28, 2014 (0) comments

ECP blamed for deadlock

ISLAMABAD, Aug 22: In a bid to diffuse prevailing political crisis arising against the backdrop of PTI and PAT protest sit-ins in the federal capital, the Free and Fair Election Network (Fafen) on Friday recommended a series of measures to the government and the protesters to potentially contribute to a resolution that is more ...

August 22, 2014 (0) comments

UN accuses Islamic State of mass killings

(Reuters) - The United Nations condemned on Monday "appalling, widespread" crimes by Islamic State forces in Iraq, including mass executions of prisoners that could amount to war crimes. U.N. human rights chief Navi Pillay condemned "grave, horrific human rights violations" being committed by Islamic State, a Sunni Muslim more ...

August 25, 2014 (0) comments

Bad norms killed a wise entrepreneur

By Wahab Saba It’s a real but outrageous incident ensued in Chitral, which is a very lovely and eye-catching district of KPK, where “Bad norms” killed a wise entrepreneur. A man, if he was born in any western country like Australia/USA, would be the owner of any multinational company like KFC and McDonald’s, because of hi more ...

August 23, 2014 (2) comments

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