Report Waqar Ahmad CHITRAL, April 9: Last year dozens of soldiers belonging to Chitral Scouts were martyred when hundreds of Afghan militants attacked their posts near Pak-Afghan border at Arandu. … Read more ↪
CHITRAL, April 9: A campaign to enroll 100 per cent children in five to nine years age group in the public sector schools was launched here on Monday.
Report Waqar Ahmad CHITRAL, April 8: Whether it is the increasing rate of literacy among women or their desire to opt for medical education, over 80 per cent of candidates who appeared in the written test for admission to the … 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 ↪
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.
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 ↪
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 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.
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 ↪
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 ↪
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 ↪
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 ↪
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 ↪
YARKHUN (CHITRAL): The valley of Yarkhun has been cut off from rest of the country due to blockade of roads. … 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 ↪
CHITRAL, March 27: The bodies of two brothers, who were missing for the last one month, were found buried in the backyard of their house in Broze village. … Read more ↪
GILGIT: Two policemen were injured when armed persons attacked them while they were taking a convicted prisoner to hospital for treatment here on Tuesday.
CHITRAL: The officials of Revenue Department of Mastuj Tehsil in Booni allegedly subjected two prominent educationists of the area to torture and maltreatment and later got them booked on different chargers on Monday. According to reports, Professor Masood Ahmed of … Read more ↪
PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for Environment and Forests, Wajid Ali Khan has said three mega power projects, including one in Chitral, have been approved. The minister said Sarhad Hydel Development Organisation (SHYDO) had recently approved 36.6 Megawatt power project … Read more ↪
CHITRAL, March 25: Thousands of people in the district of Chitral have found their names missing in the preliminary voter lists prepared and displayed by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP). The voters, some of them living out of the … Read more ↪
ISLAMABAD: The Gilgit-Baltistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GBCCI) has announced its decision to launch a protest movement against the government’s decision to levy taxes in the region. The chairman of the GBCCI, Mr Javed Hussain, told the media here … Read more ↪
CHITRAL, March 24: Mr Rahmatullah Wazir, the district coordination officer of Chitral, has said the district border police had recently been reinvigorated to cope with the increasing threat of the menace of militants who intruded into Chitral territory through its … Read more ↪
By Zahiruddin CHITRAL, March 23: Human trafficking of Chitrali girls in the garb of marriage goes on unchecked for the last two decades by the professional traffickers who take advantage of the poverty, ignorance and weaker social fabric of the … Read more ↪
CHITRAL, March 23: Jamaat-e-Islami Chitral held a meeting to protest against the proposed reopening of route for the NATO supply here on Friday. The speakers, including Maulana Sher Aziz and Maulana Israruddin Al-Hilal said warned the government that if the … Read more ↪
Report Zulfiqar Ahmad ISLAMABAD, March 23: The two members of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa provincial assembly from Chitral – Saleem Khan and Ghulam Mohammad – have emerged as the richest from among other lot of these hilly districts, meaning thereby that they … Read more ↪