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17 May 2016

Chitral

  • The Red Kafirs of Chitral / G.H.Farooqui

    Sheikhan Deh, the last settlement in the reknown Kalash Valley, in the southwestern Chitral, offers centuries-old heritage of the Red Kafirs.  The existing Nouristan province of Afghanistan was known as Kafiristan as it was...

  • Aliya Harir and Suraya Islam - New Dehli, India

    Aliya Harir and Suraya Islam belong to the mountainous region of Chitral.  Chitrali women are known for their dedication, hard work, and contributions in different spheres of life. Aliya and Suraya touch the cuticles of the most difficult of relation. They are working to...

  • Photo/G.H.Farooqui / Chitral

    Islamabad, March 22, 2016: Focus Humanitarian Assistance (FOCUS) Pakistan, an agency of the Aga Khan Development Network, has embarked on an elaborate search and rescue operation in response to an avalanche in Susoom village of Karimabad Valley, Chitral. FOCUS Pakistan’s Search And...

  • Biyar Local Support Organization (BLSO) Booni organized one day workshop on Pasture and rangeland management for the local people of village Parwak under the under the Project “Conserving Wildlife Habitat through Strengthening of Community Based Natural Resource Management” funded by Small...

  • Family of beheaded persons in Chitral /G.H.Farooqui

    Family members of two men at Kotai Arando area, who were beheaded with sheer brutality, protested at Drosh. They were demanding that the case should be hand over to the Military Courts for rapid justice. 

    Relatives of the slain men explained to the angry...

  • Gull Hammad Farooqui/ Chitral/2016

    CHITRAL:  Free plants distribution for farm forestry ceremony held at forest nursery Drosh, some 45 KM from Chitral. Member Provincial Assembly Saleem Khan was chief guest on the occasion while the ceremony was presided over by Qazi Mushtaq Ahmad, Conservator Malakand Division...

  • CHITRAL: Two students while trying to collect soil to repair their houses died in Chitral.

    According to SHO police station Ayun two students were carrying soil to repair their damaged house due to earthquake.Suddenly a heavy land sliding hit them as a result both students were died on...

  • G.H.Farooqui/Chitral/2016

    G.H.Farooqui/Chitral/2016

    CHITRAL : Ismaili Muslim community of Garam Chashma in Chitral commemorated Pathak festival, to remember Ismaili Dai (Scholar) Syedna Pir Nasir Khusraw

    According to the traditions of Ismaili Muslims, Pathak marks the successful conclusion of Pir Nasir Khusraw’s famous solitary...

  • G.H.Farooqui / Chitral

    CHITRAL: The district administration Chitral under the supervision of the deputy commissioner Usama Waraich kicked off cleanliness drive. In this connection an awareness walk was held which started from DC office and ended at Government Centennial Model High School Chitral. DC Chitral chief...

  • Islamabad  – Focus Humanitarian Assistance (FOCUS) has been providing relief to villages in the Chitral District of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province, Pakistan, which have been affected by devastating floods resulting from monsoon rains and glacial outbursts.

    Flash...