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ISLAMABAD: Islamabad's new airport, with world-standard services, modern and hi-tech facilities, will offer travellers a new gateway to Pakistan - and .... for foreigners who come to scale Pakistan's high mountains and witness the beauty of northern areas,” said Altaf Ahmad, a tour guide from Gilgit city, who ...
The house where the incident occurred is located in Ghauri Town of Islamabad. According to the ... The recent spell of rain in the northern areas of Pakistan, Punjab and Balochistan wreaked havoc with flooding that blocked link roads and also added to the power issues in the country. The fresh rains also ...

The Pashtun Tahafuz Movement (Movement for the Protection of Pashtuns, PTM) blames both the Pakistani military and Islamists for the destruction in ... or militants, due to the fact that the Taliban are also a Pashtun-dominated outfit, and because the radicalism in the country's northern areas has spiked ...
News Desk |. Pakistan's upcoming film 'Motorcycle Girl' has released its first trailer that features actress Sohai Ali Abro in the lead role. The story is inspired by the real-life event of a 20-year old, Zenith Irfan, who embarked on a solo motorcycle trip to the northern areas of Pakistan. Filmmaker Adnan Sarwar ...
While its diverse cultural heritage, breathtaking Karakoram views and enchanting ruins of ancient archaeological cities continue to excite travellers, ... Lake Saiful Muluk or Saiful Muluk Jheel is situated in the northern end of the Kaghan Valley, near the town of Naran in the Saiful Muluk National Park.
In recent years, the northern areas of Pakistan have seen a huge turnout during the summer season as people flock from the cities to spend vacations there. Last year, heavy snowfall and rainfall in parts of Azad Jammu and Kashmir and Galyat stranded at least 800 vehicles and hundreds of citizens.

Blaming Pakistan for the unrest, the Indian military resumed firing on the LoC, blaming the Pakistan military for fanning the flames of insurgency in the valley by supporting militants like Burhan Wani. Suddenly hostilities started everywhere on the LoC: from the Northern areas of Azad Jammu & Kashmir ...
RECENTLY, the British Backpacker Society identified Pakistan as its top travel destination terming it as “one of the friendliest countries on earth, with mountain scenery that is beyond anyone's wildest imagination”. On a blog on social media, the backpackers who explored over 101 countries indicated ...
The northern areas of Pakistan also host some of the longest glaciers (outside the polar region), especially in the Karakorams. The Siachin glacier is 75 kilometers long. The Hispar, (52 kilometers) joins the Biafo at the Hispar La (5,154 meters) to form a 116-kilometer ice corridor. The Batura is 58 kilometers ...
RECENTLY, the British Backpacker Society identified Pakistan as its top travel destination terming it as “one of the friendliest countries on earth, with mountain scenery that is beyond anyone's wildest imagination”. On a blog on social media, the backpackers who explored over 101 countries indicated ...
Weather is changing and winds blowing from Balochistan have brought clouds to northern areas, says the Met department. ... areas will likely receive heavy rains while light downpour might happen in Faisalabad, Gujranwala, Gilgit and Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Pakistan, said Meterological Department director ...
Having many good memories of living in Pakistan, he decided to share his impressions and views of those times. ... Pass to Gilgit along with Godwin Austin's nephew, to camping with nomads, he liked it there so much that a friend invited him to settle in the northern areas to teach, so he could hike and camp ...
“Hyderabad is Pakistan's Glass City,” said Dr. Anwer Ali of the city for which he serves as the Toledo Sister Cities International's trustee. “They are the hub for the glass bangles” — beautiful, colorful bracelets that the town is noted for. Ohio's own Glass City has had a formal relationship with the other one ...
LAHORE: The Hashoo Group, Pakistan's biggest hospitality brand, is looking to launch another hotel chain called 'Hotel Two' across Pakistan to upgrade ... the management is now focusing on second-tier cities and other far-flung areas, which have tourist attractions like the northern areas including Gilgit, ...
LAHORE: Global Chairman of Entrepreneurs' Organisation (EO) Mr Brian Brault visited Pakistan and interacted with members of the organisation to promote core values of EO. Chairman Middle ... in the month of March. The Northern areas, including the city of Peshawar, would be part of Islamabad chapter.
"A westerly wave is affecting [the] western and upper parts of the country and [is] likely to persist over [the] upper parts during [the] next two days," said the daily weather report of the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD). There was scattered rain in various cities of Punjab. According to the PMD, the ...
“We are the only to the most international destinations from Pakistan. We are the only airline flying to the most cities in Pakistan, including the Northern Areas and Gwadar. We are the only Pakistani airline to fly big planes. We are the only Pakistani airline with a real business class. We are the only proud ...

The Corridor will extend from Karachi and Gwadar to Kashghar and eventually link the regional rail networks in the neighborhood. Oil City and White Oil Pipeline: To meet the strategic needs of Pakistan, besides the huge contemplated and projected requirements of the CPEC, an Oil Village with a capacity ...
Having many good memories of living in Pakistan, he decided to share his impressions and views of those times. ... Pass to Gilgit along with Godwin Austin's nephew, to camping with nomads, he liked it there so much that a friend invited him to settle in the northern areas to teach, so he could hike and camp ...
The Corridor will extend from Karachi and Gwadar to Kashghar and eventually link the regional rail networks in the neighborhood. Oil City and White Oil Pipeline: To meet the strategic needs of Pakistan, besides the huge contemplated and projected requirements of the CPEC, an Oil Village with a capacity ...
“We are the only to the most international destinations from Pakistan. We are the only airline flying to the most cities in Pakistan, including the Northern Areas and Gwadar. We are the only Pakistani airline to fly big planes. We are the only Pakistani airline with a real business class. We are the only proud ...
The Meteorological Office has informed that other than the Northern areas of Pakistan, generally the winter season has almost finished throughout the country ... He told that interestingly, Baluchistan was one province to experience a real winter this year as temperature drops in various cities were noted at ...
A two-day Second Gems Bazaar started on Friday here at the Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) that received big response; ... He further said that there were big deposits of precious and semi-precious stones in Balochistan, Khyber Pakhtoonkhwa and Northern Areas.
ISLAMABAD: The Meteorological Office has said that apart from northern areas, the winter season has almost concluded across Pakistan and the ... high,” said Dr Rasul, adding that interestingly, Balochistan experienced a real winter this year as temperature in several cities remained below minus 6 to 10 ...
The frigid weather, although creating obstructions in routine life of residents and tourists, has made the overall landscape of various cities absolutely magnificent. A beautiful view of snow covered Kanigurram Valley in South Waziristan. From thick blankets of snow enveloping the alps in north to trees ...
Terrorism kept tourists away from some of the most beautiful places in Pakistan for far too long. The lush green fields and magnificent mountains in the northern areas of the country were once a hub of militancy. Recreational activities in big cities of Karachi and Lahore had at one point also come to a halt in ...
The exhibition is based on 44 paintings of the landscape of what was formerly known as the Northern Areas but has been rechristened Gilgit-Baltistan. ... The exhibition is such a refreshing relief from the stuff being purveyed by the town's highly commercialised art galleries as “modern art”. Besides, her ...
KARACHI: After facing security threats and a negative image in international media for years, Pakistan has finally started drawing global tourists. Sensing ... Some come to take part in religious gatherings and festivals whereas many others come to see scenic beauty in the hilly northern areas of the country.
At $0.23 a bushel, the premium of Kansas City wheat to Chicago is at its highest in two years, March basis, reflecting worries over dry weather affecting ... Radiant Solutions forecast that while “snow cover should rebuild in northern areas” of the Plains, “rains in central and south eastern areas will remain too ...
Dr Dani authored more than 30 books, the latest being the History of Pakistan published in 2008. His other books include Historic City of Taxila, History of Northern Areas, Romance of the Khyber Pass, New Light on Central Asia, Central Asia Today and Human Records on Karakoram Highway.
FAO forecasts Pakistan's rice exports in calendar year 2018 at 4.1 million tonnes, a 14 percent increase from the previous year's level, reflecting the record ... concerns remain critical in the drought-prone arid southeastern and southwestern areas of Sindh Province and some northern areas of the country.
While a group of friends and I were chalking out a plan to explore the northern areas of the country this summer, we too decided to visit Kumrat in light of its growing popularity. Our journey started from Mansehra, and we travelled through Battagram and Shangla to reach Swat. Given our arduous itinerary ...
“More foreigners live and visit Islamabad — the green city — as it is considered comparatively safer than other cities. Islamabad is the land of lush green Margalla Hills and offers [a] gateway to the splendid northern areas of Pakistan,” said Farah Rani, Chief Executive of Heritage Truck Art organisation, ...
The cover picture for Pakistan Now shows two men participating at an annual tournament for kabaddi, an ancient and traditional sport. “I think it was the rangers against the police force. It was like two teams. Whole villages from around the city came there and watched it and cheered for them.” It is a sport he ...
According to the Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation (PTDC), it is estimated that 80 million tourists travelled within Pakistan, mostly between May and ... the construction of the Makran Coastal Highway, Karachi was linked to Gwadar by a dirt track and it would take almost two days to drive from one city to the other.
This month Indian troops thwarted attempts by Chinese engineering teams to build a road near the border town of Tuting in Arunachal Pradesh. Rawat said border ... On Kashmir , the Army chief said the counter-insurgency operations will be shifted to northern areas this year. "In 2017, our focus of the ...
More than two-thirds of households drink bacterially contaminated water and, every year, 53,000 Pakistani children die of diarrhoea after drinking it, says ... The Ravi River which supplies the city's 11 million or so inhabitants with drinking water also serves as a spillway to hundreds of factories upstream.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Department of International Development (DFID) have expressed resolve to continue supporting Pakistan's ... DFID Pakistan Joanna Reid stated that the E-35 would connect Pakistan to its neighbours and important cities like Abbottabad, Haripur and Northern areas ...
Travelling in around 500 vehicles, the protesters are scheduled to reach Gilgit today, where they will join the sit-in going on in the city. ... According to a press release, the decision was taken at a meeting attended by the commandant of Force Command Northern Areas, GB Chief Minister Dr Kazim Niaz, IGP ...
Christians of all ages gathered at several churches in the city, including some which were built in the British era, to celebrate the occasion. ... suggest that there are over 165,000 Christians in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) and the northern areas of the country.
On December 25, the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) formally inaugurated its newly built main operating base (MOB), PAF Bholari. In his inauguration speech, .... Building Air force bases in Cities and areas where people can have a vantage point to see inside is basically the cause. Also, shoot to kill is too late.
“Every month the bazaar will be held twice in Karachi, and later it will be organized in other cities such as Lahore and Peshawar,” Matiullah Shaikh, chairman of the APGMJ, told Arab News. He added that Pakistan's gem sector had the potential to increase its export share up to $5 billion, provided requisite ...
“From Monday (December 18), our oil tankers will stop supply to Northern areas, Kashmir and Chitral as the government is delaying the execution of its promise regarding enhancement of freight charges for those areas,” All Pakistan Oil Tankers and Contractors Association General Secretary Nauman Ali ...
When passing through a village a few kilometres below the famous Shandur Pass in Chitral, I saw a brownish two-storeyed building standing in the lush ... in Pakistan with the underpinning assumption of the inherent ability and willingness of the poor people of the country's northern areas and Chitral, ...
KARACHI: Cold intensified in Karachi as different areas of the city received light winter showers late on Tuesday. The Met Office has forecast further dip in the mercury across Pakistan, Samaa reported. Elsewhere in the county, rain and snowfall continued in northern areas and at scattered places in Punjab.
The photographs are taken in spots like Kaghan, Hunza and the northern areas of Pakistan. “I think it is really a kind of best kept secret of world tourism — the northern areas of Pakistan,” he tells Weekend Review. In 2011, Vaughan, his wife and young son left Britain to start a new life in Pakistan. The flow ...
LAHORE: Dry weather with partly cloudy conditions was observed in the provincial capital on Thursday while Met Office predicted similar weather conditions for the next 24 hours. Met officials said a shallow westerly trough was affecting the northern areas of the country. They predicted that mainly cold and ...
KARACHI: At least one infant died and nine of her family members were injured in Lasbela city of Balochistan, following the collapse of a roof on their home as earthquake of magnitude 6.1 hit many cities of Pakistan and other countries in the region on Wednesday. The quake, which was also felt in India, ...
On Wednesday, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi inaugurated the East Bay Expressway of Gwadar port at a groundbreaking ceremony in which he hailed the efforts of Chinese and local authorities in building “a vital link” between the commercial hub city of Karachi and Gwadar, and listed a number of ...
Three Pakistani terrorists of the Lashkar-e-Tayiba (LeT) were on Tuesday killed in an encounter with security forces in Magam area of Handwara. ... Killing of LeT terrorists in the North Kashmir indicates that Pakistan was pushing in trained terrorists through the Northern areas of the LoC where the mountain ...


 

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