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28 May 2017

Chitral

  • Women in Chitral on IWD

    CHITRAL:  Women in Chitral Town celebrated the international women’s day during a special ceremony. The ceremony brought together government officials, public representatives and representatives of civil society.

    Speaking at the occasion, Husool Begum, a local body councilor,...

  • Avalanche-hit Shershal, in Chitral, still looks like a ghost village

    G.H.Farooqui, Chitral

    CHITRAL: A month after the avalanche buried nine people alive, leaving scores of others injured and homeless, Shershal in the Karimabad valley of Chitral, still presents the look of a ghost village.

    On the south of the village, a huge avalanche had piled up on the road cutting it off...

  • G. H. Farooqui, Chitral, Arkeri

    The only road to Arkeri valley in Chitral is blocked since February 5, 2017, as 46 avalanches at different points have blocked the road. About 12000 people are stranded. To reach Chitral town and back, people have to travel 70 Kilometers on foot. Residents in this area are cut-off and raising...

  • CHITRAL: An Avalanche has killed as many as 10 people in Chitral. According to Deputy Commissioner Chitral, Shahab Hameed Yousafzai, an avalanche hit Shershal village of Karimabad valley, burying 13 people under debris...

  • CHITRAL: The anti-polio campaign was launched in 10 union councils in the district on Monday as the drive was postponed in the remaining 14 UCs due to the tough weather conditions.

    Additional Deputy Commissioner of Chitral Abdul Ghaffar inaugurated the anti-polio drive at the Women and...

  • Chitral police recovered a new-born baby from two women who stole him from the hospital bed. Police has arrested the kidnappers and sent the women to jail on judicial remand.

    According to Nasir Ali, the SHO of Chitral police station, Hazrat Uddin, the father of the new-born baby...

  • CHITRAL: A day long workshop for district level stakeholders held on dispute resolution council
    at a local hotel. The workshop was held under strengthening Rule of Law a project of UNDP (United Nation Development Program) supported by European Union and was organized by Sarhad Rural...

  • PESHAWAR: The Peshawar High Court (PHC) on Thursday suspended the Chitral district administration’s order asking 19 families of Gahirat area to leave the district.

    A two-member bench comprising Chief Justice Mazhar Alam Miankhel and Justice Muhammad Ayub Khan suspended the deputy...

  • CHITRAL:  six members of the same family who lost their lives in the unfortunate PIA crash in Havelian on Dec 7, were laid to rest today in Garamchishma. 20 people were from Chitral among those who lost their lives in the fatal plane crash.

    The bodies of the family were taken to...

  • Markhor hunted by Fred Rich - G.H. Farooqui

    Fred Rich of Texas, USA, paid $100,000 to a hunt Markhor, in Chitral. Markhor is a large species of wild goat listed as near threatened. The goat is national animal of Pakistan.

    According to Divisional Forest Office (DFO), Wild Life Chitral, Mr. Fred successfully hunted a large goat...