RAWALPINDI, April 8: Chief of Army Staff General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani visited Siachen today to personally see the rescue operation launched to recover the 139 soldiers and civilians trapped under the avalanche. The COAS was accompanied by Corps Commander Rawalpindi … Read more ↪
ABBOTTABAD: Criticising the nepotism in the selection of Bilawal Bhutto as party chairman of Pakistan People’s Party (PPP), Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Imran Khan said that Bilawal has no knowledge of the difficulties faced by Pakistan and cannot even speak Urdu … Read more ↪
AJMER (India), April 8: Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari visited the 13th century Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti Dargah in Ajmer, where he spent around 20 minutes and offered flowers and chadar. … Read more ↪
CHITRAL, April 7: Local leaders of different political parties have asked the government to order an inquiry into the alleged irregularities in the funds approved for the blacktopping of the Booni-Torkhow Road.
ISLAMABAD: Over 200 youth from Gilgit-Baltistan continued their sit-in outside the parliament house here against the killing of innocent people in Kohistan and Chilas.
CHITRAL, April 7: Three persons allegedly gang rapped a young girl in Kessu village near Drosh here on Saturday morning and escaped. … Read more ↪
ISLAMABAD, April 7: Potato growers in Gilgit-Baltistan are on the verge of losing the kharif season as convoys of quality potato seeds remained stuck on Korakorum Highway for the fifth consecutive day on Saturday due to the sectarian strife in … Read more ↪
ISLAMABAD: As many as 100 jawans of Pakistan Army including a colonel were buried under avalanche in Skardu’s Siachen Gyari Sector—the army’s highest battalion headquarters, ISPR said on Saturday.
ISLAMABAD, April 6: The Parliamentary Committee on National Security (PCNS), working on a consensus report on new terms of engagement with the United States, suffered another setback when the Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam (JUI-F) decided to detach itself from the committee. Maulana … Read more ↪
CHITRAL, April 6: A leader of Jamaat-i-Islami from Drosh and former president of truck owners association Haji Mohammad Shafa has demanded that the government should transfer the maintenance of road from Lowari top to Chitral city to the Frontier Works Organization … Read more ↪
Report Waqar Ahmad CHITRAL, April 6: Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam (JUI)’s Chitral chapter held a protest demonstration here today and asked the government to stop spreading obscenity in the country through promotion of cables, internet and other social media. The protest was … Read more ↪
CHITRAL, April 6: The friends of the earth plantation campaign 2012 was launched in Siwaktht village, Lotkoh, on Thursday with the plantation of 2,000 Russian olive (Shunjoor) plants by a team of volunteers and social activists. … Read more ↪
LAHORE, April 5: President Asif Ali Zardari launched a scathing attack on opposition PML-N leaders Nawaz and Shahbaz Sharif, saying they were ‘mohajirs’ in Lahore and were enjoying power because of his Pakistan People’s Party.
CHITRAL, April 5: The tendency of committing suicide is on steep rise among the women in Chitral as 30 women of age ranging from 15 to 35 years reportedly ended their lives during the last two years.
ATHENS: A Pakistani youth was starved to death in Greece after being held to ransom by kidnappers for over more than months, the semi-state Athens News Agency reported on Thursday, citing police sources.
CHITRAL, April 4: The Ispru Youth Forum Chitral has announced the winners of its 2011-12 ‘Youth of Chitral- hope for the future’ essay competition. The topics of the essay competition were: “If winter comes can spring be far behind”, “umeede … Read more ↪
CHITRAL, April 3: The passengers reaching here after traveling through Lowari Tunnel have complained that the road short after crossing the tunnel has become such dilapidated that it takes two hours to cover a distance of two kilometers. … Read more ↪
GILGIT: At least 10 people were killed and another 40 were injured in clashes following a hand grenade attack in the northern Pakistani city of Gilgit on Tuesday.
ISLAMABAD, April 2: The black coats in the city on Monday forced senior police officers to order registration of a criminal case against three security officials of the governor of Gilgit-Balitistan. … Read more ↪
KARACHI, April 2: The Aga Khan Education Service organized a career expo at the Aga Khan Higher Secondary School here on Monday. The second in the series of expos organized by AKES, this expo was a unique opportunity for students, … Read more ↪
By Waris Husain Oftentimes when I draw correlations between the US and Pakistan, some readers find the comparison illogical considering the vast divide of resources and democratic history between the two countries. However, some stories over the past month in … Read more ↪
ISLAMABAD: Election Commission of Pakistan will be forwarding the data about entries and corrections in computerized electoral rolls to National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) by April 14, 2012.
PESHAWAR, April 2: The KP Public Service Commission has postponed the interviews/oral tests of candidates for the posts of male district officer/deputy director teachers education and curriculum BPS-18 in the elementary and secondary education department. A statement issued by the … Read more ↪
HARIPUR: It’s an ornate but not lavish two-story house tucked away at the end of a mud clogged street. This is where Pakistan’s intelligence agency believes Osama bin Laden lived for nearly a year until he moved into the villa … Read more ↪
PESHAWAR, April 1: KP’s Minister for Technical Education, Mineral Development, Nawazada Mehmood Zaib Khan said proposals to establish skills development centres for males and females in all the three Kalash valleys of Chitral has been submitted for administrative approval.
ISLAMABAD: Members of the Parliamentary Committee on National Security (PCNS) on Saturday unanimously agreed to include two clauses into the draft about not allowing foreign security contractors to conduct covert operations on Pakistani soil and not giving bases to any … Read more ↪
PESHAWAR, March 30: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Textbook Board (KPTB) has prepared new curriculum for the secondary school classes and removed material that could cause hatred and biases in the society. However, there would be no change in Islamiat and English … Read more ↪
CHITRAL, March 30: The extended winter season in Chitral and the incessant snowfall in the higher altitude has delayed the advent of spring season and brought a series of miseries to the residents including affecting the productivity of cereal crops … Read more ↪
A Karachi based Islamist tabloid ‘Daily Ummat’— through one of its most dishonest reports— has squarely levelled the residents of Gilgit-Baltistan with some serious blows of allegations that, if unattended, would bump the genuine efforts to relinquish the terror factor … Read more ↪
ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Friday declared all the country’s rental power plants unlawful and ordered legal proceedings against a close presidential aide and other top officials for corruption. … Read more ↪
CHITRAL: As many as 31 female candidates from Chitral have passed the interview conducted by the KP Public Service Commission for appointment as Senior English Teachers (SET). They will be posted after medical examination to be held in Peshawar soon. … Read more ↪
PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Public Service Commission has recommended 87 candidates for appointment after the interviews and vacation of stay orders by the Peshawar High Court (PHC). An official handout on Wednesday said that 64 candidates for the post of … Read more ↪
YARKHUN (CHITRAL): The valley of Yarkhun has been cut off from rest of the country due to blockade of roads. … Read more ↪
CHITRAL: A Chitrali female student of the University of Malakand, who was injured in a cylinder blast in her hostel a few days back, has passed away at a hospital in Wah Cantonment. Ms Tabassum, a resident of Drosh, along … Read more ↪
CHAKDARA: Chief Secretary of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Ghulam Dastagir Khan inaugurated the newly constructed Chakdarra Bridge connected both Lower and Upper districts of Dir and Chitral with the rest of the country. … Read more ↪