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  • Kalam residents enjoy uninterrupted power supply

    MINGORA: Two micro hydropower stations built by the Sarhad Rural Support Programme have ensured round the clock electricity supply to the residents of Kalam at a time when the rest of the country suffers prolonged power outages...

    The power stations established by SRSP with funding by European Union in Kalam valley generate enough power for the local households...

  • CM announces establishment of Kalam Development Authority

    MINGORA: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Pervez Khattak has announced establishment of Kalam Development Authority which will especially cater for the development of communication, tourism, sports and environment infrastructure in the tourist resort...

    He was speaking at the concluding ceremony of the fifth Swat Tourism and Trade Festival 2015 at Shahi Ground, Kalam, on Sunday...

  • Fitting tribute to India’s Abdul Kalam

    Abdul Kalam who had persuaded the “towering” Biju Patnaik (two-time chief minister of Odisha) to transfer the small island to the defence establishment in 1993...

    When seeking a “target” for testing the surface-to-surface Prithvi missile Dr Kalam had zeroed-in on the uninhabited island which was marked on only very detailed maps...

  • Former Indian president Abdul Kalam dies aged 83

    Abdul Kalam died on Monday after collapsing collapsing while delivering a lecture in Shillong, northeastern India...

    Kalam, 83, collapsed while addressing the students of the Indian Institute of Management in the Meghalaya in Shillong and was rushed to the nearby Bethany hospital where doctors gave him emergency treatment while trying to revive him...

  • Soldier killed, five wounded in Kalam IED blasts

    MINGORA: Two powerful roadside blasts, caused by as many improvised explosive devices (IEDs), rocked the Kalam valley on Friday, killing a soldier and wounding five others...

    Government sources said that one IED exploded when an army vehicle reached the Bahan area of Kalam tehsil at around 2pm...

  • Dr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

    (Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen) Abdul Kalam, passed away on Monday at age 83...

    They are: a teacher has to be a guiding light for all his or her students; learn to manage failures...

  • Broken road keeping tourists from visiting Kalam valley

    Known as the ‘Switzerland of Asia’ and a tourist haven in Pakistan, access to Kalam valley has become an unfulfilled dream for the tourists because of the worst condition of its road and poor communication system...

    The 31 kilometres road from Bahrain to Kalam is in such a bad condition that one just can’t travel on it...

  • Kalam’s cave waterfall a new tourist attraction

    MINGORA: A newly-discovered cave waterfall in Kalam valley has become a major tourist attraction with visitors showing up in large numbers to enjoy splash of cold water amid a sense of mysteriousness...

    Located deep in the narrow creek of Shaho created by the confluence of two mountains along the Ushu River in Kalam valley, the cave is veiled by thick bushes and trees...

  • Shutter down in Kalam against ‘harassment’ of people

    MINGORA: The elders of Kalam and adjacent areas on Thursday demanded of the government and law enforcement agencies to refrain from harassing innocent people...

    A jirga of the Kalam elders was held soon after the burial of Malak Shehzada, a local resident, who on Wednesday committed suicide by jumping into the Swat River...

  • QAU students end protest after university restores expelled students

    Protesting Quaid-e-Azam University (QAU) students ended their strike on Thursday after the university announced their restoration following a meeting between the vice chancellor (VC) and Minister for Federal Education and Professional Training Baligh-ur-Rehman...

    A notification issued by the QAU said that the expulsion of the students has been replaced with an additional fine of Rs40,000...

  • 17 Sindh University students booked for treason, VC says students were protesting over water shortage

    Jamshoro police has lodged a treason case against some students of Sindh University, Jamshoro for allegedly chanting anti-Pakistan slogans and for being involved in wall chalking against the state, it emerged on Tuesday...

    The case, registered against at least 17 students of the university, was lodged under Section 120-A (definition of criminal conspiracy), 120-B (punishment for criminal conspiracy), 123-A (condemnation of the...

  • Afridi to fly out 150 APS students for Pakistan Super League

    PESHAWAR: Pakistan’s Twenty20 skipper Shahid Afridi will fly out 150 Army Public School (APS) students to Dubai to watch the inaugural edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL), the all-rounder announced during a visit to the school on Tuesday...

    PSL, Pakistan's franchise-based T20 league, starts next month from February 4 and will feature five teams: Islamabad United, Karachi Kings, Lahore Qalandars, Peshawar Zalmi and Quetta...

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