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Upper Dir valley, major sights to see !!

Starting clockwise from top right corner, Jahaz Banda top, Jhandrai village, Lowari top, Kalash valley, and Sheringal. All these places are located in the far northwest end of the country and relatively unexplored.



Enter into a mythical heaven !!

This hanging bridge is the only entry point into the Kalash valley. The valley is some 30 kms south west of Chitral city and is accessible via a dangerous jeep track often blocked by landslides.



Kalash Kumrat Kahani - 01

I’m back home after an eventful vacation in the Upper dir valley. Although things didn’t go according to plan, we had a solid backup. The lakes namely Jahaz dand (or Katora), Kandol, Spinkhor and Pari are unfortunately all covered in snow at this time of the year. 182 more words


Pakistan clears out Tirah valley

Pakistani airstrikes in the Tirah valley area of Waziristan, along the border with Afghanistan, have killed 44 Taliban militants. Separate operations around Datta Khel killed another 16 militants according to the Pakistani military. 148 more words


Dawn - ATC transfers cases against Sufi Mohammad to regular courts

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Peshawar, 19 April 2015. An anti-terrorism court accepted on Saturday two applications filed by Maulana Sufi Mohammad, chief of the banned Tehreek Nifaz-i-Shariat-i-Muhammadi (TNSM), and ordered transfer of two cases against him to regular courts. 248 more words


Over $5.7 million for Bonhams’ art auction

Bonhams’ Indian, Himalayan & Southeast Asian auction in New York on March 16 fetched a total of $5.73 million. Himalayan works of art were hotly contested and top quality works in every section achieved high prices in the packed standing-room-only sales room. 546 more words


Nelson: Freedom is the same in any language

Language has provided a lifeline and a ticket to freedom for University of Calgary associate professor Rahat Naqvi.

She believes her multilingual abilities saved her life, and they certainly provided the opportunity to move to the West from her homeland in Pakistan. 936 more words

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