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Speakers highlight the need for promoting a culture of dialogue

Speakers highlight the need for promoting a culture of dialogue

By A.M.Khan CHITRAL: The Department of Political Science, University of Chitral held a seminar on ” Political Parties Manifesto  for the election-2018, and Development of Chitral ” on Thurday. The district  leaders of APML, JI, JUI, PPP and PTI Chitral participated in this seminar . The Head of Department Prof....

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10-day long Jashn-e-Chitral and Mulki Cup Polo Tournament scheduled to start on 3rd May

10-day long Jashn-e-Chitral and Mulki Cup Polo Tournament scheduled to start on 3rd May

Chitral:  (PR) Chitral District is rich in terms of tangible cultural heritage that has given a starkly color to the life style of the inhabitants of the region.  The cultural assets of the communities are richly reflected in their behavior, manners, cuisines and festivals. To mention a few, when Chitral...

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Young man arrested for sexually assaulting 11-year-old girl in Ashirat, Chitral

Young man arrested for sexually assaulting 11-year-old girl in Ashirat, Chitral

Chitral: Police on Sunday announced detention of a young man on charges of sexually abusing an 11-year-old girl in Ashirat village. The accused offender reportedly abducted the girl, who is a 5th grade student, while she was returning home from school, and raped her in a nearby jungle. Giving details...

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Swiss envoy inaugurates 800 KW hydro power project in Yarkhun valley.

Swiss envoy inaugurates 800 KW hydro power project in Yarkhun valley.

By: Gul Hamaad Farooqi CHITRAL:  Swiss Ambassador to Pakistan, Thomas Kolly, today inaugurated an 800 KV micro hydro power constructed by Aga Khan Rural Support Program (AKRSP) in Yarkhun Valley. The project costed 194 million rupees, with most of the finances coming from the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation...

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Chitralis feel left out during Qaqlasht Festival, literary bodies and cultural groups boycott event

Chitralis feel left out during Qaqlasht Festival, literary bodies and cultural groups boycott event

Chitral: Qaqlasht Festival is one of the larges cultural events in Chitral. Held at the Qaqlasht plateau, near Booni, the event is held to showcase the region’s tourism potential, and to provide the locals with an opportunity for celebrations. This year, however, the event became controversial after many Chitrali cultural...

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