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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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Missing boy found dead

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CHITRAL: The 12-year-old boy who went missing from Denin on May 12th, was found dead near the town Wednesday. Maqbool Ahmed, son of Zar Muhammad, went out of his home and did not return. His father said his son was mentally disturbed and wandered around whenever he went out instead of returning home. Child Protection Unit Chitral’s official Imran Uddin ...

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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: Bodies of two students recovered

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CHITRAL: The bodies of two of the students buried under an avalanche near the Susum village of Karimabad valley were recovered on Sunday morning. The bodies were identified as that of Omer and Imran, residents of Herth village. Rescuers are still trying to trace the bodies of the remaining five students trapped under the huge avalanche. Nine people, including seven ...

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Two girls from Chitral makes nation proud by winning prestigious award in India

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Islamabad: (Press Release) Aliya Harir and Suraya Islam belong to the mountainous region of Chitral.  Chitrali women are known for their dedication, hard work, andcontributions in different spheres of life. Aliya and Suraya touch the cuticles of the most difficult of relation. They are working to build peace and friendship between the people of India and Pakistan. They run an ...

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Small business owners turn to e-tailing to reach a ‘global audience’

A Chitrali woman, who works with the artisan brand Kai, stitches a scarf. ─ AFP

ISLAMABAD: In the Hindu Kush mountains craftswomen painstakingly stitch flowing scarves, skilled artisans who were unable to sell their products beyond the remote region until mobile internet came to Pakistan and dropped the market into the palms of millions of previously marginalised people. The women of northern Chitral are among the unlikely profiteers of an e-commerce boom since 3G and ...

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Homecoming: ‘It never occurred to me to stay away from Chitral’

Homecoming: ‘It never occurred to me to stay away from Chitral’

CHITRAL: Change is the unsettling buzzword on British educationist and Langland School and College principal Carey Schofield’s mind after she returned to Chitral after a hiatus of eight months. “Since I left Chitral in May, the district has been affected by severe floods and what was probably the worst earthquake in its history,” Schofield told The Express Tribune over email. “Almost ...

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Story of Hussain Ahmed, a talented footballer

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Gilgit Baltistan and Chitral is full of talents in every field of life. Some of them are well know you all see and read about them. Some of the hidden talents are also present around G-B and Chitral. Hussain Ahmed belongs to Chitral District of KP province is one of the hidden talents. Hussain who played football (Soccer) from his childhood ...

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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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