NAB urged to probe water supply project scam

NAB urged to probe water supply project scam

CHITRL, July 22: People of Chitral town are facing  power loadshedding and water scarcity in the scorching heat and the holy month of Ramazan. Although loadshedding is a national i ...

Chitral’s mega projects fall victim to corruption

Chitral’s mega projects fall victim to corruption

Report Gul Hamaad Farooqi CHITRAL, July 22:  Former union council nazim Abdul Wali Khan has said three important development projects in Chitral have fallen victim to corruption an ...

Green Lasht village loses more land, houses to river

Green Lasht village loses more land, houses to river

Report Alhaj Muhammad Khan RESHUN, July 21: With the rise in temperatures, the river Yarkhun has reached its high watermarks and one again started cutting down swaths of land, frui ...

JUI stirs controversy over hydro-power projects

JUI stirs controversy over hydro-power projects

By Zulfiqar Ahmad ISLAMABAD, July 19: Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam Chitral has rejected the provincial government’s decision to construct micro hydel powerhouses through the Aga Khan Rural ...

Living in the kingdom of WAPDA

Living in the kingdom of WAPDA

CHIRAL, July 16: In Chitral, WAPDA has made the lives of the citizens miserable and strangely one lowly official running the department as a king has become an incorrigible don. Th ...

Upper Yarkhun villages cut off as bridge washed away

Upper Yarkhun villages cut off as bridge washed away

CHITRAL, July 11: The bridge at Zhupu, connecting the upper and far-off villages of Yarkhun with other parts of the valley, has collapsed due to the rising flooding in the river. A ...

Three more C&W dept officials sent to jail

Three more C&W dept officials sent to jail

Report Gul Hamaad Farooqi CHITRAL, July 8:  The bail before arrest (BBA) application of three officials of the Communication and Works (C&W) Department was rejected by a court ...

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NOC issued for establishment of powerhouse in Chitral town

CHITRAL: July 23: The KP government has granted NOC to the SRSP Chitral for the construction of Shali Hydel Powerhouse in Chitral. The construction of the powerhouse will alleviate the sufferings of the people of Chitral city and their problem. The proposed hydel project will not only benefit the domestic consumers but al more ...

July 23, 2014 (5) comments

EDO education transferred

CHITRAL, July 22: The KP government has ordered the transfer of district education officer (males) Chitral. According to sources in the education department, Moinuddin Khattak from Karak has been appointed as DEO Chitral in place of Nisar Ahmed. Meanwhile, the education department Chitral has ordered large-scale transfer more ...

July 22, 2014 (0) comments

Pakistan’s most attractive tourist destinations

Originally published in dawn.com Travelling is arguably one of life’s most enriching experiences. For many, the places they visit and the people they meet along the way define them. Whether you travel in search of a deeper meaning to life or simply to get away from the harsh realities of everyday life, the ultimate questi more ...

July 22, 2014 (0) comments

KP govt accused of neglecting Chitrali artists

CHITRAL: The Tourism Corporation Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (TCKP) and the provincial culture department have been accused of sending Pashto singers and dancers to Chitral to perform in the Chilim Jusht and Shandur festivals while neglecting the local artistes. Former project manager of IUCN in Chitral, Dr Inayatullah Faizi said more ...

July 18, 2014 (0) comments

Water logging eating away scenic village

By Alhaj Muhammad Khan Parsan is a beautiful valley of tehsil Garam Chashma with a population of 350 households. It is about 45 kilometers away from the Chitral town. But this scenic area has been withering away due to water logging for many years. The unusual change in the climate has increased the melting of glaciers in more ...

June 19, 2014 (0) comments

Need of an expression to develop harmony

By Alhaj Muhammad Khan Though a handful educated segment of society living for years in Chitral has observed, experienced and honours the outcome of convergence of opinions on a stage. However, the backlashes and a tendency of divergence of opinion dissemination of news both orally and through media on co-existence, harmo more ...

July 23, 2014 (0) comments

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