CHITRAL, April 25: In a seminar on ‘the repercussions of the forced marriage of Chitrali poor girls in Southern districts’ under the aegis of Human Rights Program Chitral (HRCP) held here, the speakers stressed drastic measures to arrest the trend … Read more ↪
Report Waqar Ahmad CHITRAL, April 25: Justice retired Dr Javed Iqbal, his wife Justice Rtd. Nasira Iqbal and their daughter are on three-day visit to Chitral. Niaz A Niazi Advocate, chairman Human Rights Commission Chitral, hosted a reception in the … Read more ↪
ZAIT (UPPER CHITRAL), April 25: Qaqlasht festival started on April 19, 2012 and ended on April22, with great zeal and pomp. Big crowd turned up to witness the festival on the final day. About seventy teams took part in the … Read more ↪
LAHORE: Two people were killed and at least 58 others were injured in a bomb blast at the Lahore Railway Station on Tuesday. The bomb, weighing at least five kilograms, was planted in the waiting lounge of the Business Express … Read more ↪
CHITRAL, April 24: Speakers at a press forum here on Tuesday urged the government to hold the local bodies polls in the earliest as its absence multiplied the civic problems. … Read more ↪
Report Waqar Ahmad CHITRAL, April 24: Musa Rahim Khan, a resident of Washich in the Torkow valley and a student of Aga Khan Higher Secondary School Chitral was awarded a cash prize of Rs25,000 at the Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF) … Read more ↪
DERA ISMAIL KHAN, April 23: A lawmaker belonging to Maulana Fazul Rehman’s Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (JUI-F) was arrested on Monday after being found guilty in fake degree case. Kishor Kumar was elected member Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa assembly in 2008 on minority seat of … Read more ↪
KARACHI,April 22: Federal Interior Minister, Rehman Malik Monday said that the activists of PPP, MQM, ANP and many other parties were involved in extortions in the Orangi Town area. Talking to media at the airport here, Rehman Malik said that … Read more ↪
PESHAWAR, April 23: Former Jamaat-i-Islami chief Qazi Hussain Ahmed has expressed grave concern over the closure of work on the Lowari Tunnel and asked the government to immediately release the required funds of Rs4.5 billion for completion of the remaining … Read more ↪
ISLAMABAD, April 23: The National Highway Authority (NHA) has yet to restart work on the Lowari tunnel even though the government has provided Rs2 billion for the project.
KARACHI, April 22: The Chitral Student Welfare Association (CSWA), Karachi chapter, held a special session at the University of Karachi to administer oath to its new cabinet. The members of the association on the occasion vowed to play their role … Read more ↪
ISLAMABAD, April 21: Pakistan barred the head of an airline whose jet crashed near Islamabad from leaving the country on Saturday as it began an investigation into the disaster that sparked anger among distraught relatives. The Bhoja Air flight from … Read more ↪
CHITRAL, April 21: The habit of book-reading has further declined in society mostly because of the ubiquitous use and accessibility of mobile telephone, computers, televisions and related activities. … Read more ↪
BOONI, April 21: As many as 18 teams of football, 27 teams of cricket, 18 teams of volleyball and eight teams of polo are taking part in the Qaqlasht Festival. The second day football matches of Kushum versus Booni was … Read more ↪
ZAIT (Upper Chitral), April 21: The inhabitants of Upper Chitral have said their agricultural lands and houses are at the risk of being swept away by the Yarkhun river but the government is doing nothing to help them. They expressed … Read more ↪
CHITRAL, April 20: The local support organizations (LSOs) and the stakeholders of mining and mineral sector in Chitral have asked the provincial government to send a high-powered committee to the valley by May 1 to allay their reservations regarding the … Read more ↪
ISLAMABAD, April 20: A private passenger aircraft has crashed near Islamabad airport, media reports said. The aircraft of Bhoja Air was coming to Islamabad from Karachi when it met the accident due to bad weather about 10 kilometers from the … Read more ↪
QUETTA, April 20: Criticising the ruling politicians of the country during a rally in Quetta, Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan said that the leaders of the country are afraid of the very people who elected them.
BOONI, April 20: The annual Qaqlasht festival has got underway with thousands of people from all parts of Chitral taking part in different cultural events. The four-day festival will conclude on Sunday (April 22). On Friday, a polio walk was … Read more ↪
GHIZER, April 20: It is over two weeks now since mobile communication service was suspended in Gilgit-Baltistan following the sectarian killings in Gilgit and Chilas.
CHITRAL, April 18: The course of Chitral River was diverted to save the Chitral-Booni road at Denin from being washed away by the river which connects the upper part of Chitral with the district headquarters. The water was diverted to … Read more ↪
PESHAWAR, April 18: Provincial Senior Minister Bashir Ahmed Bilour said here on Wednesday that local bodies’ elections would be held on party basis in the last week of October or first week of November across the province.
CHITRAL, April 19: A two-day workshop was organized in Booni by Regional Women Empowerment Programme (RWEP) in collaboration with ISPRU Youth Forum. The programme was jointly chaired by Mr. Amir Afzal Khan, Rehmat Ali Jaffar Dost, Shazia Khuda Panah and … Read more ↪
PESHAWAR, April17: Speakers at a protest rally held by people of Chitral here on Tuesday lambasted the PPP government for dumping the vital Lowari Tunnel project and warned that they would go on a complete strike if the needed funds … Read more ↪
KURAGH, April 17: Senior citizens from Kuragh and Charun enthusiastically took part in different games, including cricket, tug of war, racing and shooting here on Sunday, adding colour to the spring season. A large number of people gave them the … Read more ↪
CHITRAL, April 16: A woman allegedly murdered another woman in Denin on Monday, the local police told chitraltoday.net. The police said Qurban Nisa, wife of Subedar (retired) Mursalin of Kosht, who are settled in in Denin, stabbed Zahira Bibi, wife … Read more ↪
ISLAMABAD, April 16: Ambassador for Women Empowerment Fiza Batool Gilani on Monday announced that all the teachers working in the federal capital under the wedlock policy can stay in the city for an indefinite period.
CHITRAL, April 16: The district president of People’s Students Federation (PSF), Syed Altaf Hussain Shah, has appointed following office-bearers of the student organization: Zulfiqar Ali Shah, vice president; Umair Ahmed Syed, finance secretary; Mir Mohammad Khan, deputy general secretary; Inayatur … Read more ↪
CHITRAL, April 15: The Malak Saad Memorial District Football Tournament concluded here on Sunday. Malad Saad was the capital city police officer (CCPO) of Peshawar who embraced martyrdom a few years back. … Read more ↪
ISLAMABAD: Nearly 400 prisoners including militants escaped early Sunday from a jail in northwestern Pakistan after an attack by insurgents armed with guns, grenades and rockets, officials said. … Read more ↪
ISLAMABAD: A member of Gilgit-Baltistan Legislative Assembly was arrested by capital police here on Saturday. … Read more ↪
ISLAMABAD, April 14: Gilgit-Baltistan’ s master artisans, folk artists and musicians grabbed the attention of the visitors during the folk festival at Shakarparian here. … Read more ↪
RAWALPINDI, April 14: Search and rescue Operation at Gayari continues even in extremely cold conditions. … Read more ↪
CHITRAL, April 14: The District Bar Association held its annual election to elect various office-bearers for next year. … Read more ↪
KURAGH (CHITRAL), April 14: An environmental session was organized with the students and teachers of Aga Khan Higher Secondary School (AKHSS), Kuragh, on Saturday.