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11 November 2017

Chitral

  • 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...

  • ISLAMABAD: The ill-fated ATR-42 aircraft, which crashed into a mountain resulting in death of all 47 people during PIA flight ATR-42 from Islamabad to Chitral, had evaded an earlier mishap before landing at Chitral airport.

    A passenger, Waqas Ahmed, who had...

  • Several people are missing in Ursoon valley of Chitral as flash floods hit a mosque as well as a security check-post. According to District Nazim Chitral Maghfirat Shah, 16 people were offering their prayer in a mosque at Ursoon valley when flood in the nearby gully submerged the...

  • Reshan Hydro-Electric power house was damaged last year by flash floods in Chitral. Despite claims of billion rupees spending on power and energy development projects in the country, the federal government as well as the government of KPK has failed to pay attention to the reconstruction...

  • 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 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...

  • 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 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...