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Chitral: Road construction completes at Arandu valley

The remote and inaccessible valley of Chitral got a road today after 68 years.  At a hugely attended function at Domel arranged to inaugurate work on the road, it was a day of celebration for the inhabitants of Domel and Arandu valley that thronged in large numbers to attend the function, many of them walking across difficult terrain and many ...

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Booni pipeline corruption case: court orders full-flow water supply to consumers

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The consumer court based in Malakand has directed the public health department Chitral to ensure the supply of drinking water in full flow to the consumers in Booni within two months starting from March 19, Chitral Today reported. The court issued the short order after hearing the Booni pipeline corruption case. A one-man commission formed to probe the allegations of ...

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Two more hydel power projects inaugurated in Chitral


CHITRAL: Two more hydel power projects were inaugurated in Booni and Mastuj on Wednesday.A two megawatt power station was inaugurated at the Chitral town a day earlier. Thousands of people, including a large number of women, gathered at the inauguration ceremonies of the projects in both Mastuj and Booni. The projects are being built by Sarhad Rural Support Programme (SRSP) ...

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Chitral demands from KPK govt to hand over tree plantation programme to LSOs


BOONI, March 17: The Biyar Local Support Organization (BLSO) held a meeting chaired by the chairman Zahiruddin Babar on Monday. Besides the board of directors, the meeting was also attended by notables of the area. The meeting hailed the tree plantation programme of the KP government but demanded that the responsibility to carry out the plantation programme should be handed ...

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Artificial lake formed on river chitral creating fear and joy for the people

Chitral artificial lake

The water level at the artificial lake formed on river Chitral at Reshun is increasing day by day, creating fear and panic among the people living downstream. However, the residents of Reshun and Shogram and its adjacent areas have got a chance in the artificial lake to hunt down migratory birds, mainly ducks. However, so far none of them have ...

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Picture: Chitral-Mastuj road blocked due to land sliding near Booni


Main Booni Chitral road has been blocked due to landsliding. PC: Chitral Today Share this:

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Chitral: Markhor found dead in wildlife office

Chitral Markhor

Booni, Chitral: A wild goat (Markhor), which is the nationalized animal of Pakistan, is reported killed in the custody of wildlife department in Booni Chitral. According to Divisional Forest Officer Wildlife Imtiaz Hussain Lal, the injured Markhor was recovered on Booni road three days ago. He said the injured animal was taken to the wildlife department and treated by a veterinary ...

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Chitral: Allegations of massive corruption in Booni pipeline project


The one-man commission formed to probe the allegations of corruption in the Booni water pipeline project has unearthed wide-scale irregularities and embezzlement in the project. According to a source the commission had submitted its report to a local court which sent it to swat for further action by the consumer court there. In November 2014, District and Sessions Judge Chitral ...

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Telenor Pakistan to lay optical fibre cable in Chitral

telenor to lay optical fiber in Chitral

Telenor Pakistan has been awarded a contract worth Rs.1.9 billion for laying of optical fibre cable in Chitral. In this context, Universal Service Fund and Telenor Pakistan have entered into a contract to provide basic telephony and data services to the population in the un-served areas of Chitral Lot and which includes Chitral town, Upper Dir and Lower Dir districts ...

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SIM Re-verification: Thousands of citizens are facing problem in Chitral

Biometric sims verification in chitral

Written by Fardad Ali Shah The biometric verification of all consumers of cellular communication is a sound step taken by the Government of Islamic Republic of Pakistan. All the citizens will be safe from any sort of tragedy after the verifications of the SIMS. I belong to Garam Chashma, which is 48 KM from Chitral Town. Telenor started functioning for ...

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