28 Feb 2021: According to a video clip posted on facebook, plastic eggs have made their way into Chitral and are being sold in the market. The link to the facebook video is: https://fb.watch/3XzPjUH78t/
28 Feb 2021: Khaliq Dad of Chuinj Upper Chitral won the Presidentship of the Chitral Students Association KP, as a result of the elections held in Peshawar. Khaliq Dad bagged 506 votes while the runner up Rizwan secured 345 votes and Aziz trailed in the third position securing 88 votes.
28 Feb 2021: First Kidney dialyses was carried out at DHQ hospital Lower Chitral. The dialyses machine has been generously donated by a Chitrali couple belonging to Garam Chashma living in USA namely Rooziman Shah and Mrs Nighat Shah. The dialyses process was inaugurated by Ex EDO Samad Gul. DC lower Chitral was also present on the occasion.
27 Feb 2021: After dithering for several years in an undecided mode a.k.a “na ta dasim, na ta alaim” mode, The Jamat Islami has finally decided to take side. As per MNA Abdul Akbar Chitrali, he would vote for Yousaf Raza Gilani, in the upcoming Senate election, according to his party decision.
26 Feb 2021: Former Manager National Bank of Pakistan, Saif Ali of Balach Chitral town, has passed away after a brief illness. He was the father of Ejaz Ahmad, Irfan Ahmad, Tariq Ahmad and Shakil Ahmad.
26 Feb 2021: Senior Educationist, Former DEO, Ms Gulsambar Begum passed away in Booni after a brief illness. She had long standing services for education in Chitral and held many responsible positions in the field of education..
19 Feb 2021: A reckless lady car driver crushed to death a Chitrali youth Murad Ali of Brok village Laspur valley, in sector F-7 of Islamabad. The lady sped away after crushing the boy but was later identified by police and an FIR has been launched against her.
19 Feb 2021: A young man shot dead his brother after a petty brawl in Denin village of Chitral town. The accused Mohsin Hyder has been arrested for killing his brother Farhan Hyder.
18 Feb 2021: Begum Shahzada Khush Ahmad Ul Mulk of Ayun, mother of Shahzada Masood Ul Mulk CEO SRSP, passed away in Peshawar. She will be laid to rest at Barawusht Ayun on Friday 19 Feb.
16 Feb 2021: Prof Dr.Zahir Shah has been appointed as Vice chancellor University of Chitral. According to a ‘Pride of Chitral’ FB post, his qualifications include being a Goldmedalist, Post doc (USA), Post doc ( UK), PhD (UK )Plant scientist and renowned researcher from Peshawar.
13 Feb 2021: The Senior Civil Judge’s court in Chitral has issued a stay order till result of a litigation, stopping the ongoing work on the five star Bejaan Hotel at Singoor Chtral town. The stay order was issued on a case filed by Shahzada Col (rtd) Sharifuddin of Dolomuts claimng part of the designated land to be his ancestoral property.
13 Feb 2021: Falak Naz Chitrali, Gen Secy PTI Womens Wing Malakand region, has been nominated as a candidate for the forthcoming Senate elections, by the party.
06 Feb 2021: Shahzada Ghulam Muhiuddin of Jinjiret Kooh has passed away in Islamabad. He was the son of PPP central leader Begum Shahzada Suleiman and a PPP candidate for NA, in the past..
06 Feb 2021: Chitral Levies personnel at Baradam Lawari Check Post busted a truck carrying Hematite stone from Chitral. Hematite is a common iron oxide with a formula of Fe₂O₃ and is widespread in rocks and soils said AD Minerals Lower Chitral after inspection of the stones.
A timber log cutting machine along with an adjacent house in tonga bazar Drosh, was gutted when fire broke out at the venue in early morning hours. Residents of the area have demanded a thorough inquiry into the matter.
05 Feb 2021: A man killed an elderly woman and injured two at his inlaw’s house as a result of domestic dispute over his wife. The case occurred in Bang village of Yarkhun valley, upper Chitral.
02 Feb 2021: Weather is expected to get colder in February this year, with reports suggesting temperatures to hit new lows in the next few weeks. According to a comparison stat released by the Met Office, cold spells during February are getting unusually more severe with every passing year.
26 Jan 2021: Hindukush Winter Sports Festival is scheduled to be held from 29-31 January, 2021 at Madaklasht Chitral, according to a post on Deputy Commissioner Lower Chitral’s FB page.
26 Jan 2021: Zahoor Aman Shah has been appointed Regional Program Manager (RPM) of AKRSP Chitral. He has la rich experience serving with AKDN institutions.
25 Jan 2021: A Chitrali woman married to a man from Chiniot was reported murdered along with her seven month old daughter by her husband. According to reports from neighbours she was the third wife of the man , the first having died and the second divorced before marrying the third wife.
22 Jan 2021: Chitrali teenager boy, Husni Mubarak son of Muhammad Ayub of Brep upper Chitral died in a motorcycle accident in Peshawar, where he was studying.
16 Jan 2021: Chitral women team beat Hunza women team in the women ice hockey competition held in Altit Hunza, according to ‘Pamir Times’. Link to the facebook video is : https://fb.watch/32OK8tEOth/
15 Jan 2021: Chitrali girl Ayesha Sana of Booni, has secured third position in the under 16 games (race) in KPK. She has a gold medal to her credit in an earlier national competition also.
28 Dec 2020: Two persons lost their lives due to their jeep falling into the ravine in the Acholga forest area of Kalash valley Bumburet. The deceased are Sher Hakim Kalash and Shamsuddin of Ayun, while three others were injured. A few days earlier one Syed Anwar had lost his life in a jeep accident in Rumbur forest area while two others were severely injured.
26 Dec 2020: Liaqat Ali Shah, son of Asaqal Nasir Ali Shah (Bajgi Asaqal) of Balach, Chitral town has passed away. He was bed ridden since many years after suffering a paralyses stroke.
CHITRAL: District Police Officer Lower Chitral, Abdul Haye has expressed his resolve to take on drug pushers and their collaborators. He was talking to members of Chitral Press club led by their president Zahiruddin who called on him in his office at Balach. The DPO also expressed his resolve to tackle other social evils in the area. .. CN report, 18 Jul 2020
CHITRAL: Minister for parliamentary Affairs Babar Awan has said that no territory can be taken away from a unit and annexed to an other without due procedures including approval of the parliament etc. He said if Shandur has erratically been included as part of GIlgit in the Handarab Park sketch map, it will be corrected. He was responding to a point of order raised in the National Assembly by Molana Abdul Akbar Chitrali MNA from Chitral. .. CN report, 15 July 2020
CHITRAL: National Bank of Chitral though the first bank to be established in Chitral in the early 1960’s has been the last bank to have an ATM facility. Even the small private banks have had the facility installed much earlier. Inauguration of the ATM machine was performed on Monday by Sartaj Ahmad Khan, President Chamber of Commerce. Other guests who spoke included President Bar Association Niaz A Niazi Advocate, and President Press Club Zahiruddin. Sartaj Ahmad Khan offered full cooperation from the chamber of commerce to the bank for extending services to the people of the area. .. CN report, 14 July 2020
CHITRAL: Kalash Uchal festival is scheduled to be held from 22 August 2020. A Urdu video report of Radio Pakistan Chitral on the festival is attached below:
.. CN report, 10 August 2020
CHITRAL: District Police Officer lower Chitral Waseem Riaz has been posted out as DPO Bannu. Replacing him as DPO Lower Chitral is Abdul Haeye, a BPS-18 officer of the Police Service of Pakistan (PSP).
CHITRAL: Prominent figure among the education fraternity veteran teacher Moulai Jan ustaz of Moldeh passed away after a protracted illness. He was the father of Akhtar Iqbal CEO Aga Khan Foundation, Javed Iqbal, Azhar Iqbal, Athar Iqbal, Naveed Iqbal and Saud Iqbal. His funeral prayers will be held on 07 July at 1; 30 pm at polo ground Chitral town.
CHITRAL: A young man Iftikhar Ali age 21 years belonging to Parkusap Mastuj, staying with his relatives in Moldeh Chitral town for the purpose of taking online classes, was found hanging with the ceiling fan in his room in a suicidal act.
In another case a young labourer from Timergara Tariq Khan age 25 years lost his life when a rolling hit him on his head while he was working on a precious stone mining site at Baisti, Arkari, garam Chashma Tehsil.
CHITRAL: The provincial transport authority has issued fare list for various inter city transport services. Accordingly Peshawar to Chitral fares are as follows:
Flying Coaches: Rs 423
Air Conditioned buses: Rs 496
Even a child would exclaim that these are unfeasible and unimplementable. Currently the normal bus/Flying coach are charging upto Rs 1200 per passenger and the AC bus Rs 1800 per passenger.
The government should first think what they are doing and after doing due diligence should implement it’s order otherwise the writ of the government is undermined and an undisciplined society further develops into anarchic society.
CHITRAL: Prominent figure of Chitral town, Haji Anwar Ahmad of Mustajapandeh passed away due to Cardiac arrest at age 73. He was the father of Mansoor Ahmad (Naib Sub), Abrar Ahmad (SHO), Hussain Ahmad, Aftab Ahmad and Nisar Ahmad.