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  • Three tourists feared drowned in Neelum Valley after attempting risky selfie

    A tourist family from Rawalpindi was struck by a dreadful tragedy Friday in the Neelum Valley of Azad Jammu and Kashmir after three young members were swept away by a gushing stream, police and eyewitnesses said...

    The five member family, comprising Khalid Hussain, his wife Nagina, and three children — Talha, 20, Samia, 17, Sadia, 12 — was picnicking along the Jagran Nullah shortly after reaching the picturesque valley, unmindful of...

  • ‘Rent-free week’ in Neelum valley planned

    MUZAFFARABAD: A temporary ban clamped by the administration on the entry of tourists in the picturesque Neelum valley of Azad Jammu and Kashmir in the wake of a cross-LoC attack on an Army vehicle in the area was lifted on Tuesday to the delight of nature lovers...

    Deputy Commissioner Chaudhry Mohammad Fareed told Dawn that the ban was imposed to avoid any slip-up by the tourists from the downstream areas, most of whom were not much...

  • Artillery used by Indians in Neelum valley

    MUZAFFARABAD: Ind­ian troops resorted to heavy artillery shelling in the Neelum valley of Azad Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday evening...

    “The Indian troops targeted Shahkot and Jura sectors in [the lower belt of] Neelum valley with artillery, and Kel sector [in the upper belt of valley] with mortars in the evening without any provocation,” said an Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) statement...

  • Neelum Valley teen dies in 'dud shell' explosion

    MUZAFFARABAD: A teenage boy was killed and his peer was injured in what officials say was a ‘dud shell’ explosion in Neelum Valley of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) on Thursday...

    Sajawat, 13, son of Ibrahim, and a school friend, Akhlaq, son of Abdul Rehman, found the ‘toy bomb’ in Kali Gatti village of Subhai Doodnial, around 125 kilometres northeast of Muzaffarabad, in the upper belt of Neelum Valley, police official Mohammad Farooq...

  • 4 people drown as footbridge collapses in Neelum Valley, 11 still missing: officials

    Police on Sunday confirmed that four people have drowned following the collapse of a footbridge over an icy water channel in Neelum Valley of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) while at least 11 others are still missing...

    “Though we are yet to confirm an exact figure, it is believed that between 20 to 25 persons were standing on the footbridge when it crumbled,” said Mirza Zahid Hussain, the superintendent of police in Neelum Valley... ...

  • Foreign diplomats taken to Neelum Valley to debunk Indian army claim of destroying 'terror launch pads'

    A team of foreign diplomats posted in Pakistan were taken to the Neelum Valley in Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) to witness firsthand whether the Indian army had "smashed four terror launch pads" there early Sunday, Foreign Office spokesperson Dr Mohammad Faisal said in a tweet on Tuesday...

    The challenge was issued by Gen Ghafoor in response to Indian army chief Gen Bipin Rawat's claim that Indian forces had "smashed four terror launch...

  • 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...

  • Three labourers die in Neelum-Jhelum hydropower project accident

    Read: Neelum-Jhelum project may be further delayed, faces Rs50bn shortageThe 969MW Neelum-Jhelum Hydropower Project was scheduled to become operational by the end of 2016 but the deadline might not be met due to hostile contractors and other financial issues...

    Also read: Chinese engineer among four killed in Neelum-Jhelum dam accident—An earlier version of the story had reported the death of four labourers, the error is regretted... ...

  • PPP calls on Wapda, govt to address concerns regarding Neelum-Jhelum project

    PPP's Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) chapter on Sunday called upon the federal government and the Water and Power Development Authority (Wapda) to address the concerns of the people of Muzaffarabad before commissioning the Neelum-Jhelum Hydroelectric Project (NJHP) in the area...

    Talking to a group of journalists at his residence in Muzaffarabad, PPP regional president Chaudhry Latif Akbar said that Wapda should construct water bodies...

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