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  • Kaghan-Naran road partially cleared by army to free stranded vehicles

    ISLAMABAD: Frontier Works Organisation (FWO) personnel were able to partially open the road from Naran Valley to Kaghan — which was blocked due a spell of heavy snowfall — enabling the first convoy of 70 stranded vehicles to reach Kaghan from Naran Monday...

    "Army rescue teams including doctors have been moved for Naran to carry out rescue operation," said an ISPR statement...

  • Stranded tourists start leaving Naran

    MANSEHRA: Over 1,000 tourists stranded in Naran Valley following heavy snowfall left the region on Monday after the district administration with the support of Frontier Works Organisation and National Highway Authority cleared the Mansehra-Naran-Jalkhad road for vehicular traffic...

    “After hectic efforts of over 20 hours, we have managed to clear the road and hundreds of stranded tourists have left Naran,” Deputy Commissioner of...

  • PTDC starts Pindi-Naran bus service

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation started on Monday its bus service between Rawalpindi and Naran...

    He was of the view that the negative propaganda by the international media had baldy affected the tourism industry of Pakistan, and urged the Pakistani media to highlight positive image of the country...

  • Tent villages erected to cope with tourist rush in Naran

    MANSEHRA/ABBOTTABAD: Tent villages have been erected in Naran to provide cheap night staying facility to tourists as hotels in Kaghan valley have either been booked to their capacity or their rents are too high amid the tourist rush before the advent of Ramazan...

    The tent villages set up at the entrance of Naran have been charging Rs1,000 to Rs1,500 where family of four to six peoplecould spend the night comfortably as each tent has...

  • Kaghan-Naran road closed over security threats

    GILGIT: The Gilgit-Baltistan administration on Sunday closed Kaghan-Naran road passing through the Babusar Pass to all kinds of traffic over security reasons...

    According to it, vehicles from GB beyond Naran and from Islamabad beyond zero point of Karakoram Highway won’t be allowed after 4pm...

  • Seven policemen stranded in Naran rescued

    RAWALPINDI: Seven police personnel who were trapped on their checkpost because of heavy snowfall and snow slides in Basil and Gatti Das areas of Naran were airlifted by the army on Wednesday...

    “The road between Naran and Battakundi is still blocked...

  • Stuffed markhor, ibex seized in Naran

    MANSEHRA: The local wildlife department on Wednesday seized preserved markhor and ibex at a Naran hotel here and fined Rs400,000 owner of the hotel...

    Sub-divisional officer of the wildlife department Khursheed Abbasi told reporters on Wednesday that the two preserved animals were smuggled from Skardu in Gilgit-Baltistan to Naran valley via Mansehra-Naran-Jalkhad Road...

  • Three women buried under glacier in Naran

    ISLAMABAD: Three women tourists died on Sunday after part of a glacier fell on them while they were posing for a photograph on their way to Saiful Muluk Lake, near the Naran city of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa...

    Kaghan valley lying along the Mansehra-Naran-Jalkhad road has stunning attractions like Saiful Muluk Lake, which are visited by tourists in large numbers broth from within the country and outside...

  • All hotels in tourist hotspots Naran, Kaghan and Shogran sealed after staff test positive for Covid-19

    The Mansehra district administration on Sunday sealed all hotels in tourist hotspots Shogran, Naran and Kaghan after several Covid-19 cases were reported among staff working at different hotels...

    Meanwhile, the Kaghan Development Authority (KDA) on Sunday wrote a letter to the Mansehra deputy commissioner, recommending to impose a 'smart lockdown' at five hotels and restaurants in Naran after staff tested positive for Covid-19... ...

  • Hotels in Naran, Kaghan and Shogran reopened with emphasis on SOPs compliance

    The Mansehra district administration has reopened all hotels in tourist hotspots Naran, Kaghan and Shogran of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, officials said on Wednesday, three days after the properties were sealed following the emergence of several Covid-19 cases among staff...

    Related: Covid-19 rules ignored as tourists flock to northern Pakistan“We have reopened all the hotels across the district, including of Shogran, Naran and Kaghan, and...

  • Pakistan welcomes US offer to take on Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan

    WASHINGTON: Days before crucial talks with the US defence secretary, Pakistan has welcomed an American offer to take action against militants involved in cross-border raids from the Afghan soil, the Voice of America radio service reported on Wednesday...

    The official US news outlet also reported that Pakistan believed the US offer “augurs well” for regional counterterrorism cooperation...

  • Pakistan 2 rout Pakistan 1 to clinch World Snooker team gold

    KARACHI: Pakistan 2 overcome fighting Pakistan 1 by 5-4 frames in agonising all-Pakistan final played for the first time in any global event to win the IBSF Team Event Snooker Championship in the Egyptian city of Hurghadha on Thursday evening...

    Pakistan 2 was represented by the former world amateur snooker champion Mohammad Asif and Babar Masih while Pakistan 1 comprised national champion Mohammad Sajjad and runner-up Asjad Iqbal... ...

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