Stones fallen by Markhors kill mother of four

Stones fallen by Markhors kill mother of four

ISLAMABAD, Sept 18: A mother of four children was killed after  stones fallen by a herd of Markhors hit her in the head in the Boryough village of the Garam Chashma valley. Mr Amir ...

Protesters demand action against ‘corrupt’ officials

Protesters demand action against ‘corrupt’ officials

[caption id="attachment_20320" align="alignleft" width="150"] Tehreek's secretary general M. Shujauddin[/caption] BOONI, Sept 18: The people of upper Chitral, under the banner of T ...

Canadian PM pays tributes to Aga Khan’s vision

Canadian PM pays tributes to Aga Khan’s vision

TORONTO, Sept 16: Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper and His Highness the Aga Khan formally opened the Ismaili Centre Toronto and Aga Khan Museum. These projects, which are ini ...

Gobor festival exhibits local culture and rampant backwardness too

Gobor festival exhibits local culture and rampant backwardness too

CHITRAL, Sept 15: The three-day Gobor festival ended on Sunday evening with fanfare of cultural and youth activities in the remote valley of Lotkoh. The events of the festival cons ...

Chitrali diplomat named ambassador to Kuwait

Chitrali diplomat named ambassador to Kuwait

ISLAMABAD, Sept 12: Mr Muhammad Aslam Khan, a career diplomat from Chitral, has been appointed as Pakistan's ambassador to Kuwait. Mr Khan, an officer of the Foreign Service of Pak ...

Chitral’s traditional handicrafts showcased at exhibition

Chitral’s traditional handicrafts showcased at exhibition

CHITRAL, Sept 11:  To promote their skill, attract local non-local customers and promote linkages to national and international market, an exhibition of local handicrafts was held ...

AKRSP youth convention seeks stronger partnership among communities

AKRSP youth convention seeks stronger partnership among communities

CHITRAL, Sept 8: The two-day youth convention held under the aegis of Aga Khan Rural Support Programme (AKRSP) adopted a number of recommendations for stronger partnership among co ...

EDITOR'S PICKS

Tampering with land record in Chitral may take ugly turn

By Riaz Khan Daudzai (The News) PESHAWAR: As the provincial government has started computerising the revenue records, no immediate steps have been taken to resolve the issue of tampering with the record, particularly in Chitral district. Official sources said land record had been tampered with in Chitral, the remote and l more ...

September 16, 2014 (0) comments

Youth assembly members apprise MPAs of students’ issues

PESHAWAR, Sept 16: A delegation of National Youth Assembly members met MPAs Saleem Khan and Sardar Hussain at the MPA hostel and apprised them of their issues. Talking to the students, the MPAs said our first priority is education sector in Chitral. We have served the education including upgrading the numbers of schools a more ...

September 17, 2014 (0) comments

USAID-funded project to promote Khow culture launched

CHITRAL, Sept 9: For the preservation of the centuries-old Khow (Chitrali) culture, a project has been launched by the Chitral Association for Mountain Areas Tourism (CAMAT) with the financial assistance of USAID. Addressing the launching ceremony of the project, the team leader, Dr. Inayatullah Faizi, said that the proje more ...

September 09, 2014 (0) comments

Japanese professor strives to preserve Balti heritage

By Syeda Shehrbano Kazim ISLAMABAD: Toshikazu Isomura, Counsellor Public Affairs, Embassy of Japan, hosted a dinner to celebrate the work of Professor Chitose Okada, who has dedicated the past 20 years to learning, recording and translating an oral epic poem from Gilgit-Baltistan. A professor of Music Education at the Res more ...

September 17, 2014 (0) comments

US sees Middle East help fighting IS

(Reuters): Washington said countries in the Middle East had offered to join air strikes against Islamic State militants and Australia said it would send troops, but Britain held back even after the group beheaded a British hostage and threatened to kill another. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has been touring the Midd more ...

September 14, 2014 (0) comments

The ‘revolution’ march and so-called pro-poor political parties

By Bul Hakam Jan Whereas the revolution march of Dr. Tahirul Qadri has caused the inebriated ruling elite to come to their senses. At the same time it has exposed the esoteric of other political parties who have long been the so-called stalwarts for the right of poor and labor class in order to swindle their votes. Roti, more ...

September 18, 2014 (0) comments

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