Hunger strikers demand ban on comemrcial cutting of forests

Hunger strikers demand ban on comemrcial cutting of forests

CHITRAL, April 23: The members and activists of a civil society organization in Ayun observed a token hunger strike against cutting of forests in Chitral  The Tahafuzi Haqooq-e-Jan ...

Ayun-Peshawar wagon service launched

Ayun-Peshawar wagon service launched

AYUN, April 23: For the first time, a public transport service from Ayun to Peshawar has been launched. In this regard, a function was held at Sehan in Aayun where Pakistan Tehreek ...

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 ...

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All set to hold annual Kagh Lasht festival

BOONI, April 23: All is set for the annual Kagh Lasht festival which begins on April 24. The festival will continue till April 27. During the four days, besides polo and other matches, Chitral’s traditional games and sports would be played. A large number of people have already reached here to attend the even more ...

April 23, 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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