Report Waqar Ahmad CHITRAL, May 2: The Yarkhun Driver Union has decided to halt transport service from Chitral to all the villages of the Yarkhun valley. The decision was taken in a meeting of the union with Zarbahar Khan, president … Read more ↪
RESHUN, May 2: It has been observed and surveyed that the behavior of all the employees, particularly that of the mobile credit officers, of Zarai Tarqiati Bank Limited (ZTBL) remain unethical and bigoted when one applies for agriculture loans. It … Read more ↪
CHITRAL, May 1: Two students were killed when a landslide hit them at Reshun Gol area, the police said.
CHITRAL, April 30: Leaders of different political and religious parties at a joint press conference here called upon the district administration and the forest department to immediately put a ban on the ruthless cutting of forest which continued under the … Read more ↪
CHITRAL, April 30: To increase enrollment ratio in the government primary schools of Chitral, an education walk was held here under the auspices of Mohammad Ashraf, president All Primary Teachers Association (APTA). Students from different educational institutions carrying banners and … Read more ↪
CHITRAL, April 29: Former MNA Abdul Akbar Chitrali has criticized the proposed inclusion of Salman Rushdie’s two books in the M.Phil courses of Peshawar University and warned that this will hurt the feelings and sentiments of the Muslims and ignite … Read more ↪
CHITRAL, April 29: The farmers here have demanded of the government to order the banks, including Zarai Tarqiati Bank (ZTBL), to provide them loans so that they can be able to purchase fertilizers and pesticides for their wheat crops on … Read more ↪
KARACHI, April 29: The Chitral Student Welfare Association (CSWA), Karachi chapter, has strongly condemned the release of an accused in the murder case of a Chitrali student in Peshawar and called upon the government to order reinvestigation of the case. … Read more ↪
SWAT, April 28: General Officer Commanding Swat Major General Ghulam Qamar said on Saturday that Army has successfully repulsed various attacks of the terrorists on Pak-Afghan borders areas in Chitral in the recent past and inflicted heavy losses on the … Read more ↪
ISLAMABAD, April 28: Interior Minister Rehman Malik here on Saturday announced the lifting of curfew and restoration of mobile phone service in Gilgit from Saturday night.
CHITRAL, April 27: Naik Tariq Jalal of Chitral Scouts, a resident of Denin, reached home on Friday – more than eight months after being kidnapped and taken to Afghanistan by the Taliban. … Read more ↪
Report GH Farooqui CHITRAL, April 27: A meeting of heads of all departments and leaders of political parties and civil society representatives with District Coordination Officer Rahmatullah Wazir in the chair discussed the forthcoming mother and child week in the … Read more ↪
Report Zahoorul Haq Danish CHITRAL, April 26: Justice (retired) Javed Iqbal, the visionary son of a visionary father Dr Allama Mohammad Iqbal, on Thursday honoured Shaheed Benazir Bhutto University’s Chitral campus with his visit to inaugurate the computer lab followed … Read more ↪
CHITRAL, April 26: Glacier lake outburst floods (GLOF) pose grave threats in the Hindukush-Himalaya region and can play havoc with human settlements if timely steps are not taken to reduce the risks. Addressing a workshop on ‘Reducing risks and vulnerabilities … Read more ↪
CHITRAL, April 26: On the face of possible Taliban infiltration and open threats of attacks from Afghanistan, two more units of the army have been moved to Chitral to strengthen security, sources in the military told chitraltoday.net. It may be … Read more ↪
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 ↪
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 ↪
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 ↪
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 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 ↪