Major (r) Khush Ahmadul Mulk, the only surviving son of Chitral’s last Mehtar, is no more

Major (r) Khush Ahmadul Mulk, the only surviving son of Chitral’s last Mehtar, is no more

By Gul Hamaad Farooqi Chitral: The last surviving son of Aala Hazrat Sir Shuja Ul Mulk Mehtar of Chitral, Major Shahzada Khush Ahmad Ul Mulk passed away at his ancestral home in Ayun, at the age of 98. He was the father of Shahzada Masood Ul Mulk  chief executive officer of...

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Court orders federal govt to include Khowar language in next census forms

Court orders federal govt to include Khowar language in next census forms

Nadia Saboohi PESHAWAR: The Peshawar High Court (PHC) has issued orders to the federal government to include the Chitrali language, Khowar, in the forms of the next census. During the hearing on Thursday, a two-member bench headed by PHC Chief Justice Yahya Afridi, approved the request filed by a resident...

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Rights activists highlight threats to existence of Kalash tribe

Rights activists highlight threats to existence of Kalash tribe

Ikram Junaidi ISLAMABAD: “As members of the Kalash community we are facing threats to change our religion, our land is being occupied and the names of our places are being changed. However, the media is portraying only our dances rather than highlighting our issues.” This was stated by Gul Nazar,...

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RCC bridge and Youth Center inaugurated in Chitral

RCC bridge and Youth Center inaugurated in Chitral

By Gul Hamaad Farooqi CHITRAL:  Provincial Minister for  Sports, Archeology, Culture,  Youth Affairs and Museum departments Mahmood Khan inaugurated an RCC (reinforced cement concrete)  bridge at  Khurkushandeh village and a Youth Center at  Mustajapandeh village of Chitral. Addressing to the public on the occasion of opening ceremony Mahmood Khan said...

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Pictorial – Chitral Town wears deserted look as section 144 is imposed to maintain law and order

Pictorial – Chitral Town wears deserted look as section 144 is imposed to maintain law and order

Gul Hammad Farooqi  Chitral: The Chitral district administration has imposed section 144 in Chitral town, banning assembly of more than two people for ‘lawful or unlawful’ purposes, said a letter shared with the media. The action has been taken in view of the unrest spread after a mentally unstable people entered...

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