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  • PRA wants YouTube, Dailymotion registered

    LAHORE: The Punjab Revenue Authority (PRA) on Thursday served separate notices to two international video-sharing websites — YouTube and Dailymotion — and a local website Mustakbil...

    com for registration under Section 25 of the Punjab Sales Tax on Services Act 2012 by June 17
  • Meeting a jinn and a fairy near Nanga Parbat

    KARACHI: Dr Agha Salman Baqar, a Lahore-based poet, critic and fiction writer, enchanted on Saturday a small gathering of literati and lover of Urdu literature with his talk about, among other things, having physically seen a jinn and a fairy while travelling in the mountains up in the north...

    An illustrious scion of Shamsul Ulema Maulana Mohammad Hussain Aazad, Mr Baqar was giving the background to his recently published Urdu...
  • Two foreign climbers go missing on Nanga Parbat

    Two foreign climbers attempting to scale Nanga Parbat have gone missing, local police officials informed Dawn...

    Climbers Alberto Zerain Berasategi and Mariano Galacan belonging to Spain and Argentina respectively, went missing while attempting to climb the 'killer mountain'
  • Mountaineers relive Nanga Parbat triumph

    ISLAMABAD: “Impossible is a word that only exists in the dictionary,” said Simone Moro, who was part of the first-ever team that climbed Nanga Parbat in the winter...

    Addressing a press conference at the Alpine Club of Pakistan on Thursday, Mr Moro shared his experiences of climbing the treacherous mountain with his two comrades
  • Nanga Parbat massacre convicts shifted to Adiala Jail

    GILGIT: Three convicted prisoners involved in the Nanga Parbat massacre of foreign tourists were shifted to Adiala Jail in Rawalpindi from Gilgit District Jail on Friday...

    Official sources said that the prisoners, including Irfanullah, Habibur Rahman and Karimullah, were airlifted to Rawalpindi via a PIA flight on Friday morning amid tight security
  • Leaving a son with Nanga Parbat

    ISLAMABAD: “A life is not measured by quantity, but by its quality,” says Hubert Wischnewski as he reminisces about his son Joel, who died while trying to climb the feared Nanga Parbat over two years ago...

    Mr Wischnewski spent the last week travelling to Pakistan from France with his wife and two daughters to pay their respects to Joel
  • 10 policemen injured in bid to arrest Nanga Parbat killer

    GILGIT: A proclaimed offender in the Nanga Parbat massacre of foreign mountaineers, who is also wanted over the kidnapping of two employees of the Special Communications Organisation (SCO), fled after injuring 10 police officials in grenade attacks during a raid on his sister’s home in Diamer on Sunday night...

    The station house officer (SHO) of Tangir and two sub-inspectors were among the injured personnel
  • Climbers make first winter ascent of Nanga Parbat

    Climbers from Pakistan, Spain and Italy have become the first mountaineers to scale Nanga Parbat, Pakistan's “Killer Mountain” and second highest peak after K2, in winter, a spokesman said Friday...

    “Alex Txikon (Spain), Ali Sadpara (Pakistan) and Simone Moro (Italy) have reached the top of Nanga Parbat,” Karrar Haidri, spokesman of the Alpine Club of Pakistan told AFP, confirming it was the first time the summit has been reached during...
  • Climbers to take on Nanga Parbat once more

    ISLAMABAD: The winter climbing season is in full swing, with most of the climbers who failed last year once again attempting to summit the ‘Killer Mountain’...

    Their sights are set on the ninth highest mountain in the world – climbers have arrived fully prepared to tackle Nanga Parbat, and are following the same strategy they did last year: being light, fast and fully acclimatised by the start of winter
  • Nanga Parbat ascent

    IT is always uplifting to witness a historic feat of endurance, and all the more so when a Pakistani is part of the team...

    Six months before mountaineering season opens, a small team of four climbers, including Ali Sadpara of Pakistan, made history when they made the first winter ascent of Nanga Parbat on Friday
  • Two climbers trying to scale Nanga Parbat ‘go missing’

    GILGIT: A two-member expedition team, comprising Polish mountaineer Tomek Mackiewicz and Frenchwoman Elisabeth Revol, appears to have gone missing while trying to scale Nanga Parbat, according to sources...

    They said that nobody had been able to contact the two climbers once the pair had reached an altitude of 8,000 metres on Thursday
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