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  • Pakistan hopes untapped mountains could lure foreign skiers

    The ski season was brought to an abrupt end last month, with the resort closing as the scale of the coronavirus crisis became evident and much of Pakistan went into lockdown...

    ”Until its closure last month, Malam Jabba had been boasting of its renaissance and a lofty goal of bringing international skiers to Pakistan...

  • 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...

  • Uber Pakistan launches new features to facilitate drivers

    Uber Pakistan, a ride-hailing service, has introduced some new features incorporating driver feedback, which include arrival destination and time, long trip notification and paid waiting time among others...

    Talking about the initiative, Uber Pakistan General Manager Safee Shah said, “These features will result in more flexibility for drivers, create a stress-free experience, and build safety through our technology"...

  • Google launches new features to aid Pakistan’s anti-virus response

    ISLAMABAD: Amid lockdowns during the Covid-19 crisis, tech giant Google has launched various features and incentives to ease load on telecommunication providers and to support remote learning and access to correct information in Pakistan...

    According to a Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) press release issued on Wednesday, Google introduced new features and resources for users in Pakistan to help them stay informed and...

  • Putin goes fishing in Siberia mountains

    motor boats, went hiking and four-wheeler riding in the mountains,” said Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov...

    The images broadcast on public television, which insisted on “the physical fitness of the president”, show Putin catching a pike in a camouflage wetsuit or sunning his bare torso with Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu, who is originally from the region...

  • Young artists bring mighty mountains to life on canvas

    RAWALPINDI: An exhibition titled ‘Mountain Marvels’ kicked off on Wednesday at the Rawalpindi Arts Council (RAC) to highlight the beauty of the hills and mountains of the country...

    The exhibition was organised by the Development Communications Network (Devcom-Pakistan) in collaboration with the RAC in connection with the 7th Pakistan Mountain Festival...

  • Moving mountains

    WITH what words does one bid farewell to a spirit as noble and strong as Rajab Shah, one of Pakistan’s most accomplished mountaineers and the first to scale all 8,000-metre peaks in the country?Anybody who ever met him or any of his brethren amongst Pakistan’s mountaineers will tell you of the weather-beaten faces and eyes tinctured with the splendid serenity of the mountains amidst which they all grew up...

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  • HERITAGE: GOD IN THE MOUNTAINS

    A small wooden plate erected in the grass not far from its gates identifies it as Saint Xavier Church, Diocese of Peshawar, Church of Pakistan...

    There are a number of awe-inspiring churches hidden away in the mountains upcountryFor some years, two elderly nuns also acting as compounders, resided in the dispensary during their summer sojourns on the mountaintop, but not anymore...

  • Traffic gridlock in Dhak mountains for two days

    MIANWALI: There has been a traffic mayhem along Mianwali-Rawalpindi Road in a stretch running down Dhak mountains for two days after a truck overturned and blocked the road...

    By Wednesday evening, local police and traffic personnel were trying to clear the road at Dhak mountains for cars and buses and efforts were on to remove the overturned vehicle...

  • ‘We are drawn to mountains wherever they take us’

    Q: How were you two the only ones to summit Broad Peak when others could not?Cesen: We were in Pakistan to climb Gasherbrum IV...

    Q: How can mountaineering be improved in Pakistan?Lindic: The system needs to be improved to make the service standards of liaison officers and porters better...

  • Mountains may depart, says Tibetan film-maker

    BEIJING: Snow-capped mountains, endless grasslands, smiling monks: Tibetan film-maker Pema Tseden’s latest vision of his homeland, shot in stark black and white, relegates these to the background...

    Stereotypes of the Himalayan region are deeply ingrained in China, whose six million Tibetans — less than half of one per cent of the total population — are often presented to the Han majority as exotic and rugged features of the wild...

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