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Students from chitral protests for non-refund of waived fee


Students from Chitral protests against the non-refund of the waived fee at Peshawar University campus. The students have demanded for the immediate refund of the fee. The protesters said that the university administration is delaying to refund the fee even the governor of the KPK had given clear direction for all the public sector universities to refund of waived fee ...

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Chitral: Death toll rises to 27 from earthquake


According to unofficial reports, the casualty toll from the earthquake in Chitral reached 27, More than 600 other people sustaining minor and over 200 with major injuries. According to a report of TheGuardian Among the dead were passengers travelling to a wedding when their four-wheel-drive vehicle was hit by falling boulders from the steep mountainsides. According to the DPO Chitral ...

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Head teacher ousted by 97-year-old Major in Pakistan school ‘coup’ vows to return to the country and reclaim her post


Major Geoffrey Langlands mounted a coup to unseat Carey Schofield  She had been headmistress at Langlands School in Chitral, Pakistan Miss Schofield, 61, learned of ousting when her visa was not renewed Now she vows to return to her position despite his attempts  By Amy Oliver for The Mail on Sunday Overlooking a sleepy valley in a remote area of the Hindu ...

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Chitral: JI man nominated for Chitral nazim


CHITRAL: The alliance of religious parties comprising JI and JUI-F announced on Friday the nomination of Maghfirat Shah of JI as their joint candidate for the coveted slot of district nazim. The alliance has a clear majority of 25 seats in a house of 38 in Chitral, with JI having 13 seats and JUI-F 12, respectively. These 25 seats also ...

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Chitral: JI-JUI alliance clinches majority in the local bodies election


CHITRAL: The JI-JUI-F alliance has clinched a clear majority in the local body polls in Chitral. As per unofficial results, out of 24 seats of district council, JUI-F got seven, JI six, PTI five, PPP three and APML two, while an independent candidate also secured victory. Out of 14 members of tehsil council Chitral, JI got six, JUI-F four, PPP ...

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Lots of singing and dance at Chitral festival


Via: Dawn Chilim Jusht spring festival of Kalash people concluded on Saturday after five days of festivities, attracting large number of tourists, including foreigners. Charsu (the central dancing place) of Bumburate reverberated with the songs for more than five hours on the last day. Hundreds of Kalash people, including boys and girls, danced in their traditional attires, marking the conclusion ...

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G-B and Chitral students protests against brutal killing at Karachi


Hundreds of students from Gilgit Baltistan and Chitral gathered outside the National Press Club in Islamabad and condemned the brutal killing of the Ismaili community members in Karachi on Wednesday. The participants of the protests were carrying placards inscribed with slogans against the barbaric massacre of the peaceful Ismaili community members. Candles were also lit in remembrance of those killed ...

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Mysterious disease eating up trees in chitral national park


CHITRAL: The mysterious disease that has caused drying up of thousands of deodar trees in Chitral Gol National Park has not attracted the attention of wildlife department during the last 10 years, Dawn news reported. A number of residents of the area said that the dried up national trees (deodar) were seen in every part of the park but its ...

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Two killed in Chitral road accidents


DAWN NEWSPAPER’S CORRESPONDENT CHITRAL: Two persons were killed and five seriously injured when two vehicles plunged into river in separate incidents here on Saturday morning. Chitral police said that the first accident took place near Torkhow village in upper Chitral when a van fell into the river from a height of over 1,000 feet, killing two persons. They were identified ...

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Injecting fresh blood into education department through merit


By A.M.Khan Bringing fresh blood to the education sector on merit, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has taken a significant step by allocating about 14pc of its budget on education. The government also prioritized health, police and land settlement reforms in the province. To conduct the examination of a new cadre of teachers, the government tasked the National Testing Service (NTS) ...

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