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  • Broken road keeping tourists from visiting Kalam valley

    Known as the ‘Switzerland of Asia’ and a tourist haven in Pakistan, access to Kalam valley has become an unfulfilled dream for the tourists because of the worst condition of its road and poor communication system...

    The 31 kilometres road from Bahrain to Kalam is in such a bad condition that one just can’t travel on it...

  • Road blockage paralyses life in Arkari Valley

    CHITRAL: Around 12,000 people are stranded and have to travel a 70-kilometre trek with roads covered with snow and debris on foot as the only road to Arkari Valley from Chitral has remained blocked since Feb 5 after deadly avalanches hit the area...

    The valley is situated near the Pak-Afghan border...

  • Attabad road link with China restored

    GILGIT: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif inaugurated on Monday a 24km re-aligned patch of the Karakoram Highway, with five tunnels, restoring a road link with China that had been cut after a massive landslide blocked the Hunza River and created the Attabad Lake in January 2010...

    06 million project was completed by the China Road and Bridge Corporation in three years and two months...

  • Balochistan’s road link with KP, Punjab remains cut off

    QUETTA: Road link of Balochistan with Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Afghanistan remained cut off for the second consecutive day on Saturday as transporters observed a strike against kidnapping of Asad Khan Tareen, the son of Local Government Minister Sardar Mustafa Tareen...

    Passenger coaches, buses, wagons, trucks and other modes of transport remained off the road...

  • UoG link road full of potholes

    GUJRAT: The three-kilometre road linking Gujrat-Jalalpur Jattan Road to the Univeristy of Gujrat’s Hafiz Hayat Campus is full of potholes...

    A varsity official told Dawn the road had damaged buses while students threatened to hold protests at the pathetic condition from the DCO office to the Chief Minister’s House in Lahore if the road was not built...

  • Waseem Akhtar to run Karachi via 'video link' from behind bars

    KARACHI: The imprisoned politician and newly elected mayor of Karachi Waseem Akhtar will run the teeming metropolis via “video link” from his prison cell, his lawyer said on Wednesday...

    Waseem Akhtar, who was arrested last month on suspicion of aiding alleged militants, arrived in an armoured police vehicle at the British-era Karachi Metropolitan Corporation building to cast his vote in the final round of elections that has his party...

  • Naran Valley paralysed by heavy snowfall

    MANSEHRA/PESHAWAR: A spell of heavy snowfall paralysed Naran Valley, one of the popular tourist spots in the country, on Sunday...

    Over 1,000 tourists were stranded in the valley and long lines of cars and other vehicles were there on roads blocked by piles of snow...

  • Another symbol of resilience from Swat valley

    He lost not only his arm but also 18 of his relatives as he along with other elders gathered in a mosque were attacked by militants in 2008 when militancy was at its peak in Swat valley...

    Khursheed Alam left the valley as the militancy reached the point where the government had to launch an operation, Rah-i-Rast, against militants...

  • Silicon Valley has become a dream factory

    Once, there was a gaping divide between southern and northern California — between Hollywood and Silicon Valley...

    To the south was the dream factory of fantasy and imagination; in the north was science, hardware such as the transistor and chino-clad venture capitalists who worked in business parks on Sand Hill Road and lived in sprawling suburbia...

  • Security forces claim major success in Tirah valley

    LANDI KOTAL: Security forces took control on Tuesday of the entire Sipah and Akkakhel areas in Tirah valley after flushing out Lashkar-i-Islam activists from these areas...

    Also read: Tirah valley operation intensifies, 23 soldiers killedThe forces also pressed their ground advance towards the TTP-controlled Kukikhel areas in the valley with fierce ground battles in Dwa Thoe and Zarmanza areas of Kukikhel, Garhai of Kamar Khel, Jabbar...

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