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  • Meeting a jinn and a fairy near Nanga Parbat

    He described how he accompanied by his son chatted with a ‘Baba’ at a scenic place between a high altitude lake and a pine forest, at the base of the Nanga Parbat...

    “The Anjuman was where Pakistan’s foundation was laid as it called for promoting Urdu language and related culture, which necessitated a separate homeland,” she said, adding that the people opposing Urdu were actually opposing Pakistan...

  • Eight mountaineers climb to the top of Nanga Parbat

    ISLAMABAD: Mountaineers have climbed to the top of Nanga Parbat for the first time this summer, the Alpine Club of Pakistan (ACP) said on Saturday...

    Kim Hong Bin is the first mountaineer to get to the summit of Nanga Parbat, an ACP spokesperson, Karrar Haidri told Dawn...

  • Mountaineers relive Nanga Parbat triumph

    ISLAMABAD: “Impossible is a word that only exists in the dictionary,” said Simone Moro, who was part of the first-ever team that climbed Nanga Parbat in the winter...

    Addressing a press conference at the Alpine Club of Pakistan on Thursday, Mr Moro shared his experiences of climbing the treacherous mountain with his two comrades...

  • Nanga Parbat massacre convicts shifted to Adiala Jail

    GILGIT: Three convicted prisoners involved in the Nanga Parbat massacre of foreign tourists were shifted to Adiala Jail in Rawalpindi from Gilgit District Jail on Friday...

    Ten foreign mountaineers and a local guide were shot dead by militants, reportedly dressed in uniform of the Gilgit Scouts, in an attack on a high-altitude base camp on Nanga Parbat, near Gilgit, on June 22, 2013...

  • Leaving a son with Nanga Parbat

    ISLAMABAD: “A life is not measured by quantity, but by its quality,” says Hubert Wischnewski as he reminisces about his son Joel, who died while trying to climb the feared Nanga Parbat over two years ago...

    Mr Wischnewski spent the last week travelling to Pakistan from France with his wife and two daughters to pay their respects to Joel...

  • 10 policemen injured in bid to arrest Nanga Parbat killer

    GILGIT: A proclaimed offender in the Nanga Parbat massacre of foreign mountaineers, who is also wanted over the kidnapping of two employees of the Special Communications Organisation (SCO), fled after injuring 10 police officials in grenade attacks during a raid on his sister’s home in Diamer on Sunday night...

    Take a look: Police arrest 18 over Nanga Parbat massacreWhen the police closed in, four grenades were hurled at them from the...

  • Climbers make first winter ascent of Nanga Parbat

    Climbers from Pakistan, Spain and Italy have become the first mountaineers to scale Nanga Parbat, Pakistan's “Killer Mountain” and second highest peak after K2, in winter, a spokesman said Friday...

    “Alex Txikon (Spain), Ali Sadpara (Pakistan) and Simone Moro (Italy) have reached the top of Nanga Parbat,” Karrar Haidri, spokesman of the Alpine Club of Pakistan told AFP, confirming it was the first time the summit has been reached...

  • Climbers to take on Nanga Parbat once more

    Their sights are set on the ninth highest mountain in the world – climbers have arrived fully prepared to tackle Nanga Parbat, and are following the same strategy they did last year: being light, fast and fully acclimatised by the start of winter...

    According to Alpine Club Pakistan (ACP) Executive Council member Karrar Haidri, however, the method of acclimatisation, route fixing and setting up advance camps – all during winter – has...

  • Nanga Parbat ascent

    Six months before mountaineering season opens, a small team of four climbers, including Ali Sadpara of Pakistan, made history when they made the first winter ascent of Nanga Parbat on Friday...

    Take a look: Climbers make first winter ascent of Nanga ParbatOver the decades, attempts to summit Nanga Parbat have produced some of the most brutal mountaineering legends, earning it the nickname ‘killer mountain’ because more people have...

  • Two climbers trying to scale Nanga Parbat ‘go missing’

    GILGIT: A two-member expedition team, comprising Polish mountaineer Tomek Mackiewicz and Frenchwoman Elisabeth Revol, appears to have gone missing while trying to scale Nanga Parbat, according to sources...

    The two-member team attempting to reach the summit of Nanga Parbat in winter had started their expedition on Jan 8, the sources said...

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