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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...

    Inter-Services Public Relations Director General Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor — who had last night challenged Indian officials "to take any foreign...

  • In pictures: 70 years on, you show us how diverse Pakistan still is

    As Pakistan turns 70 years old, we asked you to share with us pictures capturing our country's beautifully diverse culture through heartwarming photographs of traditions, attire and places of significance...

    Here are some of the best shots you shared with us on Instagram using the #DiversePakistan hashtag:Also read: Here is why Pakistan is more diverse than you thoughtView all submissions here...

  • In pictures: Mohammad Amir trains with the Pakistan squad

    As the Pakistan Super League (PSL) drafting process came to an end on Tuesday, the Pakistan cricket team continued their training camp at the Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore for the upcoming away series against New ZealandMohammad Amir, who has been out from the national side after the spot-fixing row in 2010 was called up to attend the camp after recent performances in domestic first class cricket and the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL)... ...

  • Pictures of US President Barack Obama's mother's stay in Pakistan

    GUJRANWALA: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif during his meeting with US President Barack Obama on Thursday will present commemorative photos of Obama's mother's stay in Pakistan during the 1980s...

    Official sources said Barack Obama's mother worked for the Asian Development Bank (ADB) during the 1980s and came to Pakistan to work on a project – she stayed at a five-star hotel in Lahore and frequently travelled to Gujranwala...

  • Pictures, videos retrieved from downed Indian drone released

    ISLAMABAD: Army released on Monday pictures and video-clips retrieved from the spy drone it downed earlier this month near the Line of Control to back up its claim that the remotely piloted aerial vehicle was used by India for snooping in areas on the Pakistani side of LoC...

    “Photos and videos recovered from the internal memory of quadcopter provide irrefutable evidence that it was flown by Indian army for reconnaissance inside...

  • NA body wants pictures of ex-PM Nawaz Sharif in embassies replaced

    ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly Standing Committee on Overseas Pakistanis on Monday directed the Foreign Office to get the pictures of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif in different embassies abroad replaced with that of Quaid-i-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah...

    The pictures of President Mamnoon Hussain and former prime minister Nawaz Sharif could be seen in the background...

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