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22 September 2017

Historic News

  • Mehtar of Chitral and his suit

    One of the most important strategic positions on the Rnsso-Indlan frontier lies on the road from the Indus to Chitral, where the British have erected a fort to command the territory. Until quite recently Chitral was a small dependency of Kashmir, but by the treaty with Afghanistan In 1893, the...

  • Bhuto arriving in Gilgit

    Hunza— Angry tribesmen of the Himalayan State of Nagar surged down a windswept mountainside and prevented Pakistan’s President Bhutto from making a scheduled helicopter landing on Friday.

    They were protesting against the introduction last Tuesday of reforms in the centrally...

  • London, Nov. 01.—a report from Peshawar states that Gilgit Province, North Kashmir, has revolted against the Maharajah's Government and all Hindu officials have been imprisoned, says Reuter's New Delhi correspondent. 

    The report adds that an Indian brigadier, who distinguished...

  • Further news from Chitral, a native state on the North-Western frontier of India, and a short distance south of the Pamirs, states that the Chitralis attacked a detachment of Sikh Infantry, when Lieutenant Rosa and a number of men were killed. The attacking party were...