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  • New demarcation of UCs in Murree irks locals

    MURREE: The new demarcation of union councils in Murree has been termed as unjust and illogical by a number of local political leaders...

    One of the oldest union councils of Murree, UC Nambal, has been dissolved and its areas have been included in UCs Mussiyari, Angoori and Murree City...

  • Harassment by locals: New force to protect tourists at Murree

    LAHORE: The Punjab police department will raise a new unarmed force — ‘Punjab Tourist Police’ — initially for Murree to help the tourists and their families following increasing incidents of harassment and violence by local shopkeepers at this most visited hill station of the country...

    Several CCTV footage clips have gone viral recently showing shopkeepers and traders harassing families on the Mall Road of Murree, raising ...

  • Murree with a curry: Pakistan alcohol booms

    RAWALPINDI: At Murree Brewery, home of Pakistan's national lager, vintage copper boilers belch odorous fumes as they churn out 10 million litres of beer each year...

    Whether it's beer produced by the crateful in Murree's venerable red brick brewery ? opposite the powerful army's headquarters in Rawalpindi ? or wine discreetly fermented in a bedroom, alcohol sales are booming in "teetotalitarian" Pakistan...

  • Murree with a curry: alcohol sales boom in 'teetotalitarian' Pakistan

    RAWALPINDI: At Murree Brewery, home of Pakistan's national lager, vintage copper boilers belch odorous fumes as they churn out 10 million litres of beer each year...

    Whether it's beer produced by the crateful in Murree's venerable red brick brewery ? opposite the powerful army's headquarters in Rawalpindi ? or wine discreetly fermented in a bedroom, alcohol sales are booming in "teetotalitarian" Pakistan...

  • Murree with a curry: Pakistan alcohol booms

    RAWALPINDI: At Murree Bre­wery, home of Pakistan’s national lager, vintage copper boilers belch odorous fumes as they churn out 10 million litres of beer each year...

    Whether it’s beer produced by the crateful in Murree’s venerable red brick brewery — close to the powerful army’s headquarters in Rawa­lpindi — or wine discreetly fermented in a bedroom, alcohol sales are booming in ‘teetotalitarian’ Pakistan...

  • Sharif promises to raise Murree’s issues with PM

    MURREE: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday promised the residents of Punjab’s only hill station that he would take up their issues with Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi...

    The ousted PM, who arrived at his Kashmir Point residence in Murree following appearing before an accountability court the previous day, interacted with people from the constituency and said that God willing, the country would remain on the path to...

  • No letup in illegal construction in Murree

    MURREE: Illegal construction, deforestation and alleged encroachment continue in various areas of Murree tehsil in violation of Supreme Court’s order...

    Supreme Court’s three-judge Supreme Court bench, headed by Justice Ejaz Afzal Khan, on Oct 20 imposed a 20-day ban on all kinds of construction, including development projects and housing schemes, in the national park areas of Murree, Kotli Sattian and Kahuta, and asked the...

  • Murree Road ‘occupied’ by protesters as police disappear

    RAWALPINDI: After their initial battle with police at the Faizabad Interchange, participants of the religious parties’ sit-in spread across the garrison city when security personnel fell back to regroup...

    As police had not erected placed barricades on Murree Road, groups of protesters kept slipping out of the cordon and attacked police parties stationed at Faizabad...

  • Murree Road will be closed on 29th

    RAWALPINDI: Murree Road will remain closed to traffic on Friday on the eve of the inauguration of the much-delayed metro bus project, sources said...

    When City Traffic Officer Shoaib Khurram Janbaz was contacted, he said the road would be closed after Friday prayer and traffic would be diverted on alternative routes...

  • Punjab revives project to supply water to Murree

    MURREE: The Punjab Provincial Development Authority has decided to revive a stalled project to supply water to Murree from the river Jhelum at a cost of Rs8 billion, a source in the Public Health Department told Dawn...

    The project was initiated during the tenure of the Pakistan Muslim League (PML-Q) in 2002 in order to facilitate tourists and was later stalled for various reasons...

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