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    Naran Valley Distance From Islamabad To Rawalpindi

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

    —APPNisar Ahmad Khan adds from Mansehra: A senior police officer said that three policemen, who had been stranded in Kaghan valley, were missing...

  • 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...

    Rescue personnel reached the site of incident and transferred the bodies of the ill-fated tourists to a nearby hospital after digging them out from under the fallen glacier...

  • Parties distance themselves from PTI’s call for poll audit

    LAHORE: With rejection of the rigging allegations by the Judicial Commission, opposition parties which have so far been supporting the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf’s call for audit of the 2013 general election, have started distancing themselves from the demand...

    Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) of Maulana Tahirul Qadri, which was dubbed as political “cousin” of the PTI during Islamabad sit-in, also says that Imran Khan should give his...

  • Saudi renews Iraq ties in bid to distance Iran

    Influential Iraqi Shia cleric Moqtada Sadr's visit to Saudi Arabia at the end of July signalled the Gulf Sunni powerhouse's ambition to distance its Iranian foe from policy-making in Baghdad...

    Tehran has played a major political, economic and military role in Baghdad since the end of Saddam's rule, during which Shias were barred from powerful posts and Shia-majority Iraq fought a 1980-1988 war against Shia but non-Arab Iran...

  • Imran urges PML-N to distance itself from Nawaz Sharif

    Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan on Monday warned the PML-N that it will "ruin itself" if it does not distance itself from former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his family...

    "The PML-N has a golden chance to distance itself from Nawaz Sharif and his corrupt family," he said while addressing a press conference in the federal capital on Monday...

  • Saudi ally Bahrain demands Qatar distance itself from Iran

    Bahrain's foreign minister, keeping up the pressure on Qatar in a deepening Arab row, reiterated on Thursday a demand that Doha distance itself from Iran and stop support for "terrorist organisations"...

    "Qatar has to redress its path and has to go back to all previous commitments, it has to stop media campaigns and has to distance itself from our number one enemy, Iran," he said...

  • Government warns MQM to distance itself from Altaf Hussain or suffer consequences

    ISLAMABAD: The government on Friday warned the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) to disassociate itself from its chief Altaf Hussain or suffer the consequences...

    Talking in DawnNews’ show Doosra Rukh, Prime Minister's Spokesperson Dr Musadik Malik said "MQM would be allowed to continue their political activities in Pakistan, however, they will have to amend their constitution and disassociate from their chief"...

  • 'Highly offensive': GOP lawmakers distance selves from Trump

    WASHINGTON: Dismayed Republicans scrambled for cover Tuesday from Donald Trump's inflammatory response to the Orlando massacre, while President Barack Obama and Democrat Hillary Clinton delivered fiery denunciations that underscored the potential peril for the GOP...

    The presumed gunman was an American-born citizen whose parents came to the United States from Afghanistan more than 30 years ago...

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