Nepal snowstorms kill at least 12 people in Himalayas

Nepal snowstorms kill at least 12 people in Himalayas

An avalanche and blizzard in Nepal’s mountainous north have killed at least 12 people, including eight foreign trekkers. Five other climbers were hit by a separate avalanche on Mount Dhaulagiri and remain missing. The death toll is likely to rise as rescuers struggle through snow and rough terrain to help...

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A comparison of the Border Communities of Pakistan and China

A comparison of the Border Communities of Pakistan and China

By Muhammad Panah It was really interesting journey for me to visit China after fourteen years; it provided me an opportunity to see the states’ (China and Pakistan) initiative for the boarder community’s well-being. When I had visited China in 2000, at that time both border communities were living almost...

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Chilas: Police thrash PPP Jiyalas for chanting “Go-MehdiShah-Go”, blocking road

Chilas: Police thrash PPP Jiyalas for chanting “Go-MehdiShah-Go”, blocking road

Our Correspondent  Chilas, October 14: Dozens of PPP Jiyalas had blocked the KKH in Chilad, the district headquarters of Diamer, and were chanting slogans against the party’s leadership yesterday. They were angry for not being taken to Karachi to attend the party’s expected mammoth gathering at the Mazar of Quaid-e-Azam....

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