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Monthly Archives: January 2018

Work on Thakot-Havelian Motorway in full swing

Construction work on Thakot-Havelian Motorway is in full swing and the 118 kilometre project would be completed by February 2020.

National Highway Authority Spokesman Kashif Zaman in an interview today said that the motorway was part in early harvest Project …

Kabul Suicide Car Bomb Kills 95, Wounds More Than 160

ISLAMABAD A suicide car bomb Saturday ripped through a crowded area outside a government building in Kabul, Afghanistan, killing at least 95 people and wounding more than 163 others.

The Health Ministry confirmed the casualty toll.

Thick, dark smoke could …

Polish Team Rescues French Climber on Pakistan’s ‘Killer Mountain’

A French woman was rescued alive from the treacherous northern Himalayan peak known as Killer Mountain, but rescuers were not able to locate her Polish climbing companion.

Tomasz Mackiewicz from Poland, and Elisabeth Revol of France, were attempting to scale …

Rough Weather Delays Rescue of Climbers in Himalayas

ISLAMABAD A Pakistani official says rescuers are set to airlift two European mountain climbers stuck on a Himalayan peak, but rough weather is hampering their efforts.

Karrar Haidri, a top official of the Pakistan Alpine Federation, says if the weather …

Female Pakistani Activist Pushes Back Against Blasphemy Charges

WASHINGTON A female Pakistani rights activist has broken with tradition and set a precedent by seeking legal action against the person who accused her of violating the country’s anti-blasphemy laws.

Gulalai Ismail, founder of the Pakistan-based, nongovernment organization Aware Girls, …