KURAGH (CHITRAL), April 14: An environmental session was organized with the students and teachers of Aga Khan Higher Secondary School (AKHSS), Kuragh, on Saturday.
ISLAMABAD, April 13: The 10-day Lok Festival nearing its conclusion in Islamabad but this year there was no proper representation of Chitral. Artists from different parts of the country who took part in the event would be handed over certificates … Read more ↪
ISLAMABAD, April 13: Thousands of Shia Muslims rallied across Pakistan on Friday to protest against sectarian violence and demand the government to provide security for their community. At least 14 people were killed and more than 50 wounded in sectarian … Read more ↪
ISLAMABAD, April 13: Pakistan will deport the widows and children of former al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden to Saudi Arabia next week after their jail sentence for illegal residency ends, their lawyer said on Friday. The three women and … Read more ↪
CHITRAL, April 13: Three lawyers here on Friday announced their decision to join the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and expressed their unflinching confidence in Imran Khan, saying he will expedite the process of positive political change in the country. Addressing a … Read more ↪
CHITRAL, April 13: Member Provincial Assembly (MPA) Haji Ghulam Mohammad inaugurated two projects worth millions of rupees in village Brep, the headquarter of Union Council Yarkhun. … Read more ↪
ISLAMABAD, April 12: Parliament has unanimously approved new guidelines for the country’s troubled ties with theUnited Stateson Thursday, in what could be an important step in putting relations back on track. The revised recommendations of the Parliamentary Committee on National … Read more ↪
ISLAMABAD, April 11: At least 52 glacial lakes in Gilgit and Astore districts have been identified as ‘potentially dangerous’ by a project sponsored by the European Union and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
CHITRAL, April 11: Delayed by a month due to the extended winter season, the first match of the free style polo was played in the historical pologround here on Wednesday. The enthusiasts of the game reached the polo ground in customary … Read more ↪
GILGIT, April 10: As a result of successful negotiations between government officials and the kidnappers, around 33 people who were kidnapped and made hostages during riots in Hunza-Nagar valley have been recovered safely. Sources told a private news channel that … Read more ↪
ISLAMABAD, April 9: Chief Justice of Islamabad High Court (IHC) Justice Iqbal Hameedur Rehman on Monday asked the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) to explain why it has recommended putting name of a woman on Exit Control List (ECL). The court ordered … Read more ↪
ISLAMABAD, April 10: Three Chitrali civilians working with the Northern Light Infantry (NLI) regiment were among the 137 army regular and other personnel buried under the avalanche at Giari sector in Siachen area. According to Inter-Services Public Relation (ISPR), the … Read more ↪
PESHAWAR, April 9: A female education officer in Chitral has accused provincial minister Saleem Khan and MPA Ghulam Mohammad of harassing her. “They are victimizing me since I refused to obey their unlawful orders,” complained Zohra Jalal, the district officer … Read more ↪
LAHORE, April 9: Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani on Monday announced to reduce official working days in the government offices to five – a step that would result in saving 700 MW electricity.
ISLAMABAD, April 9: The warring groups in Gilgit-Balitstan came close to clash at D-Chowk here on Monday mainly because of police failure to foresee the outcome of allowing them to stand eyeball to eyeball. … Read more ↪
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.
ISLAMABAD, April 8: Pakistan on Sunday evacuated 120 foreigners, mostly Japanese tourists who had been stranded in Gilgit-Baltistan following sectarian clashes there.
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 ↪
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 ↪