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Freestyle polo continues to thrive in G-B, Chitral

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ISLAMABAD:  While others may play other games, the king of games is the game of kings – is an adage associated with polo, considered to be one of the most popular sports of Gilgit-Baltistan (G-B) and Chitral for centuries. Polo has brought together people of these ancient valleys from times when there were no jeeps plying the narrow, precarious roads ...

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Forest Neghabans receive training on Forest closure management

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Kashif Shahzad Chitral: To streamline the Forest conservation and conservation of natural regeneration on scientific lines in Chitral forest, about 55 forest Neghabans were trained on forest closures, monitoring and improvement in natural regeneration. Sayed Kamran Hussain Shah Regional Head WWF-Pakistan Peshwar was the key resource persons who delivered lectures at the one -day workshop organized by WWF –Chitral. The ...

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Award of Excellence: Rehmat Aziz Chitrali gets presidential award for his book on prophet Muhammad (SAW)

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LAHORE: International Innovation Laureate(Germany), Linguist, poet and Ph.D scholar in Law Rehmat Aziz Khan Chitrali’s Khowar language book namely “Muhammad (peace be upon him)” a Collection of Naatiya Poetry won the first prize at a National level in the National Seerath competition 2016 in the category of books in regional languages. He received the award on the occasion of the ...

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PK 661-Crash: PIA and Aga Khan Foundation agree to take care of Haseena Gul

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KARACHI: The Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) and Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) have agreed to take care of Haseena Gul, the 14-year-old girl from Chitral, who lost all six members of her immediate family in the ATR air crash. Gul experienced severe emotional breakdown and psychological trauma after losing her entire family in the crash of the PIA’s flight in Havelian ...

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Passenger pictures of crashed PIA flight PK-661

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Following are the pictures of some of those who were onboard: Junaid Jamshed DC Chitral Osama Ahmed Warraich Ahtiramul Haq (Student of Univesity of Karachi) Salman Aisha Ahmed Mansoor Janjua Captain Saleh Janjua Sadaf Farooq Asma Adil Aly Akram Share this:

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Remembering Deputy Commissioner Osama Warraich — a champion for Chitral’s welfare

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FAHIM ZAMAN We first met Osama Ahmed Warraich, deputy commissioner Chitral, in his office around 8.30pm on Nov 26, 2015. While talking to us, he continued signing compensation checks for Rs200,000 each for the affectees of the Oct 26 earthquake. A young DMG officer of 37 Common, Osama graduated from the civil services academy in 2010. He joined the KPK ...

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PIA flight PK-661 crashes on Chitral-Islamabad route

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A Pakistan International Airlines flight PK-661 crashed on the way to Islamabad from Chitral on Wednesday, Radio Pakistan reported. There are more than 40 passengers on board the plane. Singer-cum-evangelist Junaid Jamshed was allegedly on board the plane, according to media reports. Army troops and army helicopters have been mobilised to a site near Havelian, Inter-Services Public Relations said. District ...

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Islamabad-bound PIA aircraft ‘crashes’ near Abbottabad

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A Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight travelling to Islamabad from Chitral has reportedly crashed near Abbottabad, Express News reported Wednesday. According to initial reports, there were 47 passengers on board the plane. A PIA spokesperson told AFP, flight PK-661 had disappeared from the air control radar. Share this:

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Chitral: Afghan SIMs, Indian medicines recovered in raids

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CHITRAL: A large number of Afghan SIMs and mobile cards along with medicines of Indian pharmaceutical companies have been recovered from different shops in Arandu village situated on the Pak-Afghan border in the south of Chitral. Deputy Commissioner Chitral Osama Ahmed Warraich told Dawn on Saturday that many traders had been arrested for selling Afghan SIMs and Indian made medicines. ...

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Nawaz Sharif will never understand Chitral

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By Saifuddin Saif My optimism nosedived when I watched the PM’s speech in Chitral today. This is the second time Mr. Nawaz Sharif came to Chitral without being properly briefed about the people, its culture and the high standards of education. The PM asked my fellow brethren whether they understood Urdu? Someone should have told him beforehand that Chitral has ...

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