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  • Russian Army to hold first mountain drills with Pakistan this year

    MOSCOW: The Russian Army's Commander-in-Chief Oleg Salyukov on Friday announced that Russian ground forces will hold its first ever military exercises with Pakistan in the coming year, according to TASS news agency...

    Read: Russia to provide counter-terrorism training to Pakistan"The Peace Mission-2016, the joint drills of peace-keeping forces of the Collective Security Treaty Organization code-named Indestructible Brotherhood, the...

  • Pakistan’s Asad Memon set to climb highest mountain in South America

    While 2019 saw the phenomenal rise of Arslan Ash becoming the undisputed Tekken champion of the world, the new decade has started with 22-year-old Asad Ali Memon set to climb highest mountain in South America as part of “Seven Summit Challenge”...

    Located in the Andes mountain range in Argentina, Aconcagua is the highest mountain peak not only in South America but in the world outside Asia...

  • Pakistan Army Aviation pilots rescue 2 foreign mountain climbers from Broad Peak, Baltoro Glacier

    Pakistan Army Aviation pilots rescued two foreign mountain climbers from Broad Peak, Baltoro Glacier, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said on Sunday...

    Last week, the French military conferred medals on the Pakistan Army Aviation pilots who rescued a French mountaineer from the Nanga Parbat, the world’s ninth highest peak, in a daring late-night rescue mission in 2018...

  • Shaheer Niazi — teenager who put Pakistan on science map

    The team representing Pakistan at the International Young Physicists’ Tourna­ment was given the electric honeycomb phenomenon to present on and Shaheer’s twin sister, Khadija Niazi, was the team captain...

    Her paper — Solving core issues of early physics education in Pakistan — addresses the problem of paucity of women interested in careers in pure physics and sciences, while discussing novel ways to reach a wider audience...

  • PTV sacks 2 officials for airing 'incorrect' map of Pakistan

    State-run Pakistan Television (PTV) has fired two employees for airing an "incorrect map of Pakistan" that showing occupied Kashmir to be a part of Indian territory...

    In a tweet on Wednesday, the state broadcaster said: "Taking strict action on the recommendations of the inquiry committee designated to probe the airing of an incorrect image of a map of Pakistan on June 6 on PTV News, PTV management has terminated two officials found...

  • TV channels directed to flash political map of Pakistan before 9pm bulletins

    ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) has directed all public and private TV channels to flash the political map of Pakistan before airing news bulletins at 9pm...

    “All the news channels (both public and private) have to flash the political map of Pakistan for two seconds before airing the news bulletin at 9pm on a regular basis,” says the Pemra directive issued on November 3 that became public on...

  • Pakistan’s changing heat map

    THE scorching temperatures and prolonged heatwave in several parts of Pakistan are a reminder of what lies ahead for the country...

    Read: In Jacobabad, the hottest city on Earth, mothers bear brunt of climate changeThe illustrative value of these three districts is important for drawing Pakistan’s heat map, which is necessary to determine the trends in crops, yields, local trade, jobs, health, migration, construction designs, school...

  • Water of mountain stream ‘treats’ diseases

    MANSEHRA: The waters of a mountain stream in Mansehra are popular among local population for ‘treating’ diseases...

    Every day, the Koh-i-Bara,the dull mountain, draws large crowds of people wanting to fetch ‘Dara tonic’ as its waters are popularly known...

  • Mountain collapses on township in China

    BEIJING: A landslide struck some 34 homes in southwest China on Monday, killing two people and leaving another 25 missing in the latest natural disaster to hit the country, according to the local government...

    Rescuers pulled six people out of the rubble, including the two who died, in a township in Bijie city in Guizhou province, authorities said in a statement on their website
  • Mountain film fest to help promote tourism

    LAHORE: Tourism Development Corporation of Punjab (TDCP) will hold a two-day (June 13-14) International Mountain Film Festival at Alhamra Art Centre, The Mall...

    The event was also an attempt to qualify for membership of Italy-based prestigious organisation -- International Alliance for Mountain Films -- having 22 countries as its members, so that Pakistan could also showcase its great mountain tourism potential, they added...

  • Art teachers paint to celebrate local mountain environment

    ISLAMABAD: A total of 20 art teachers from the twin cities participated in a live painting competition in the Margalla Hills National Park, organised in connection with the 7th Pakistan Mountain Festival...

    The event aimed to highlight the beauty and biological diversity of the local mountain environment, and was organised by the Development Communications Network with support from UNDP Pakistan...

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