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  • Ghizer’s frozen lake hosts winter sports competitions

    GILGIT: Winter sports competitions were held at the frozen Khalti Lake in Ghizer district on Friday, providing excitement and joy to the people...

    The closing ceremony was held at the lake, attended among others by chief minister‘s adviser Ghulam Mohammad, Ghizer deputy commissioner Dildar Malikand and other government officials...

  • Married couple shot dead in Ghizer

    GILGIT: A couple was shot dead for marrying of their own free will in Ghizer district here the other day...

    Police suspected relatives of the girl to be involved in the murder, which took place in Gahckuch, the district headquarters of Ghizer...

  • Police post torched in GB’s Ghizer Valley

    GILGIT: A temporary check-post in Saingal village of Ghizer district was torched on Sunday night by suspected militants who escaped after snatching ammunition from security personnel...

    According to sources, 12 attackers opened fire on a contingent of police deployed at the check-post situated 50km away from Gahkuch, the district headquarters of Ghizer, before setting the post alight...

  • Avalanche kills climber, injures six others in Ghizer valley

    GILGIT: A local climber was killed while six, including foreigners, were injured when a snow avalanche hit a Pakistan-Italian friendship expedition while scaling a 5,300-metre high peak situated in Ishkoman valley of Ghizer district on Monday...

    Adventure Tours of Pakistan, which has organised the expedition, said if weather permitted two army helicopters would start rescue operation to airlift the injured mountaineers and the body on...

  • Shandur polo

    THE Shandur polo festival is again in the news...

    After a seminar in Peshawar some irrelevant elements from Peshawar and Gilgit have changed the dates of the Shandur festival...

  • Shandur festival a major tourist attraction

    It is an invite in local language to youths to visit Shandur, the venue of an annual festival at an altitude of more than 10,000 feet above sea level...

    It was really an uphill task for the people of Chitral to go to the far-flung Shandur until 1982 when a jeepable road was built to connect Chitral with Gilgit...

  • Shandur polo festival to begin on July 7

    PESHAWAR: After two years, the annual Shandur polo festival will be held on its old schedule from July 7, an official of the Tourism Corporation Khyber Pakhtunkhwa confirmed here on Saturday...

    The poor condition of roads leading to the venue at Shandur located in Chitral is the major obstacle for tourists in reaching the area...

  • Shandur festival kicks off with closely-contested match

    CHITRAL: The Shandur Polo Festival was started on Sunday with an outstanding match between the teams of Laspur, Chitral and Ghizer, Gilgit-Baltistan that was followed by paragliding, mountain race and a flurry of other lively activities including cultural show...

    Inspector General of Frontier Corps Nasim Ahmed Khan formally inaugurated the festival by hurling the ball into the ground between the Laspur team of Chitral and Ghizer team...

  • Chitral team lifts Shandur polo cup

    CHITRAL: The three-day Shandur polo festival concluded here on Tuesday with Chitral team beating their arch-rivals Gilgit-Baltistan team by a margin of one goal scored in the final minutes of the match...

    Corps Commander Peshawar Lt-Gen Shaheen Mazhar Mahmood, who was the chief guest, gave away the Shandur Cup to the winning team and prizes to the players...

  • 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...

  • Wrong map: PU teacher suspended

    LAHORE: Punjab University’s Institute of Education and Research (IER) Assistant Professor Dr Abida Nasreen has been suspended from service for three months for publication of wrong map of Pakistan on a flex...

    PU Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Mujahid Kamran on Monday took notice of the publication of wrong map of Pakistan on a flex in which Azad Kashmir was not shown part of the country...

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