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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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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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Chitral: 80pc work on Booni bridge complete says DC Chitral

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CHITRAL: Deputy Commissioner Osama Ahmad Waraich on Sunday said due to the continuous monitoring, 80 per cent work on the stalled project of RCC bridge at Booni has now been completed. During a visit to the town in the early week of February this year, the DC had set the deadline of April 15th to complete the project. It may ...

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Chitral: FLI publishes another book in Khowar language

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ISLAMABAD: A Khowar book containing more than 357 proverbs of the language spoken dominantly in Chitral has been published with Urdu translation, says a press release. The Forum for Language Initiatives (FLI) provided technical and financial support to the young author, Afsar Ali Khan, in his effort to bring out the fascinating document in his native language. Khowar is one ...

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The winter of discontent

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SARA FARID This winter has found the residents of Chitral unsettled, after the unlucky vale was ravaged by not one but two natural calamities in 2015; floods and earthquakes. The damage could have been far worse; the villagers of Charun Oveer mostly build houses out of mud and stone so they are easy to rebuild. But most villagers say they’ve ...

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Chitral: Mass movement planned against Qaqlasht housing scheme

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BOONI: People of Booni at a meeting on Sunday decided to arrange a mass movement against the KP government’s plan to launch a housing scheme at the public pasture of Qaqlasht.Elected members of the Booni village councils 1 and 2 along with local notables and members of Tehreek Huqooq-e-Awam participated in the meeting which was held at the BLSO office. ...

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Chitral: Auditors detect irregularities in Lowari tunnel project

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ISLAMABAD: Audit authorities have found irregularities in the Rs9816 million Lowari Tunnel project aiming “to provide all-weather transportation link between Chitral and the rest of the country”. According to Director General of Audit Maqbool Gondal, the work related to providing monitoring and geo-technical instrument services was assigned to a firm, Geo Data, which is owned by the son of the ...

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Students from chitral protests for non-refund of waived fee

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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

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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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Lots of singing and dance at Chitral festival

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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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