Residents of snowbound Broghil Valley need food, medical supplies

Residents of snowbound Broghil Valley need food, medical supplies

Chitral: Heavy snow fall has hindered mobility of the 2,000 inhabitants of strategically located remote Boroghil valley in Chitral District of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. The locals in the remote valley are cut-off from the rest of Chitral due to the heavy snowfall, said Muhkamuddin, a senior journalist based in Chitral. Broghil, 280...

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Sheikh Mohsin Ali Najfi’s names taken off the fourth schedule list

Sheikh Mohsin Ali Najfi’s names taken off the fourth schedule list

Nisar Ali Islamabad: Sheikh Mohsin Ali Najafi’s name has been taken off the fourth schedule list, according to a notification issued today by the Chief Commissioner ICT’s office. His name had been put on the fourth scheduled in the month of August last year under section 11EE of the Anti Terrorism...

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Poisonous Pedagogy: Cruelty in the Name of Love

Poisonous Pedagogy: Cruelty in the Name of Love

Sibte Hasan   “The main psychological mechanism that operates in all child abuse involves using children as what I have termed poison containers … the parent injects his or her bad feelings into the child and uses it to cleanse his or herself of depression and anger. ”(De-Meuse, the author of...

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CPEC to revolutionize Gilgit Baltistan,  Special Assistant to Chief Minister

CPEC to revolutionize Gilgit Baltistan, Special Assistant to Chief Minister

Astore: Special Assistant to Chief Minister, Gilgit-Baltistan, Haji Abid has said that China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) besides strengthening the economy would also bring an economic revolution in the province and local people would be benefited in terms of employment. In a statement here on Monday, Abid said exclusion of...

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The ancient ‘SHAAP” festival celebrated in Gilgit

The ancient ‘SHAAP” festival celebrated in Gilgit

“Shaap” – a traditional ritual and a peculiar event of Shina Community, was celebrated in winter after slaughtering Nasalo (Traditional ritual of slaughtering animals to dry meat for the whole winter). The old Gilgit city was comprised of eleven villages that are called Kot, and the eleven Kots were divided...

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