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    Road Map Rawalpindi To Kaghan

  • 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...

    It said another 100 tourists trapped on Battakundi-Naran road were rescued by FWO last night...

  • 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...

    A press release issued by Diamer duty commissioner Mohammad Usman, said only police and emergency vehicles could ply on the road at specified hours...

  • The bumpy road to Kaghan

    The people visiting Kaghan for the first time are captivated by natural beauty and serene environment of the valley but the dilapidated road leading there leaves a bad taste in mouth...

    Kaghan valley is so beautiful so tranquil...

  • Road map to bring electric vehicles to local roads

    KARACHI: The Ministry of Science and Technology has taken the initiative for “engineering foresight” to gear up auto assemblers and parts makers for new challenges, especially electric vehicles (EVs)...

    Various countries including the United States and India have already unveiled their plans for introducing EVs
  • Census road map

    AFTER many months of silence, it looks like the exercise to hold a population census by March may well be on track after all...

    Some serious delays have been encountered, and there was even talk back in August of scrapping the exercise altogether
  • Road map needed

    RESEARCH by the Urban Resource Centre Karachi has established that in the absence of a reasonable transport system a large percentage of women do not work, children often do not get to school, time and costs of commuting in uncomfortable conditions adversely affect the physical and mental health of commuters and increase poverty and domestic violence...

    In addition, it also results in massive environmental degradation, inappropriate...
  • ADB’s road map to help attract investment in mineral sector

    ISLAMABAD: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has finalised a road map for attracting private-sector investment from both domestic and international investors in the mineral sector of Pakistan, especially in Balochistan...

    The road map, contained in the final report which has been prepared at the completion of a small-scale policy and advisory assistance, has been designed to help the federal government and Balochistan manage and...

  • Security activated as tourism season begins in Kaghan

    MANSEHRA: Police are taking extra measures for the security of tourists, visiting Kaghan valley in the tourism season...

    To a query Mr Rehman said that Kaghan-Bapusar top section of Mansehra-Naran-Jalkhad road was being reopened to traffic after clearance of snowy boulders but night travelling to Gilgit-Baltistan would not be allowed...

  • Man burnt to death as fire engulfs market in Kaghan

    MANSEHRA: A man was burnt to death and four shops and a hotel were gutted after fire erupted at a market in Mahanadi area of Kaghan valley on Sunday...

    The mosque neighbouring the gutted shops on Mansehra-Naran-Jalkhad Road was also partially damaged in the fire...

  • Children ask govt to protect Kaghan Valley’s environment

    ISLAMABAD: Participants of the National Children Mountain Forum (NCMF) on Saturday urged the government to protect the natural environment of the Kaghan Valley, which is threatened by massive deforestation, water pollution and uncontrolled development of the tourism industry...

    More than 60 children from various parts of Pakistan participated in a ten day meeting organised in Abbotabad, Batakundi, Naran, Kaghan and Balakot from July...

  • Kaghan roads yet to be cleared of snow

    MANSEHRA: The heavy snowfall, which Kaghan valley had received during the last winter, is a big hurdle to the start of tourism season in the valley as roads leading to the Saiful Muluk lake and other tourists attractions have yet to be cleared of snow...

    The tourism season in Kaghan valley usually begins early May but this time around, it is likely to happen on Eidul Fitr...

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