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Pakistan Army rescues two British mountaineers; Austrian climber killed in avalanche

two British men rescued on Pakistani peak by Army

Pakistan Army officials confirmed that an avalanche has killed an Austrian mountaineer, however, his two British companions have been retrieved alive by a helicopter rescue mission. The mountaineers were rescued from 7,338 meter Ultar Sar mountain located in Hunza Valley after an avalanche hit their tent. Austrian Christian Huber was killed and the two British climbers, Bruce Normand and Miller ... Read More »

Pakistan commences operation to rescue Polish-French team stuck at Nanga Parbat

Four members of a team of Polish climbers attempting the first winter ascent of nearby K2 A Polish-French team of mountain climbers, who were waiting for rescue from Nanga Parbat, the ninth-tallest mountain in the world located in northwestern Pakistan. Pakistan Army has commenced the rescue mission today, in order to protect the foreigners in the “Killer Mountains” of Himalayas mountains ... Read More »

Polish climbers set to attempt record winter K2 ascent

Polish climbers set to attempt record winter K2 ascent

No one’s ever done it. Polish climbers will try to conquer K2 in wintertime Polish group of leading climbers eyes to scale world´s second highest peak K2 in the winter season. Due to high rate of winds, steep and icy slopes and high fatality rates for backpacker, it is considered to be one of the most deadly mountains on Earth ... Read More »

PTDC to set up Wildlife Park near Kular village

PTDC owns lands in several areas across the country, which can be set up for tourist facilities through joint ventures. Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation (PTDC) aims to develop setup a Wildlife Park and resort with modern facilities near Kular village on the motorway. Abdul Ghafoor, Managing Director PTDC said that the publicity of beautiful sites in Pakistan through media and other ... Read More »

World’s oldest’ 48-feet long Buddha statue discovered in Haripur district

Latest discoveries by the archaeologists have opened new chapters in the history of the ancient Taxila Valley Civilisation Pakistan’s North province Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has unveiled the remains of a 2300-year-old sleeping Buddha image in district Haripur. Provincial government has started a historic initiative to encourage tourism and project religious harmony in a region roiled by Islamist militancy. According to Khyber ... Read More »

Pak Army sponsors KP’s female cyclist for Tanzania event

Pak Army sponsors KP's female cyclist for Tanzania event

Samar Khan is national record holder of cycling over 4,693 meters by covering 1000km The first Pakistani female Cyclist Samar Khan who has cycled on glaciers in Karakoram Range and now would be scaling highest peak Kilimanjaro in Africa. Pakistan Army has promised to sponsor female cyclist Samar Khan who belongs to Dir, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa for high mountain cycling event in ... Read More »

This 6-year-old boy just flew an Etihad airplane

This 6-year-old boy just flew an Etihad airplane

Child dressed in a pilot suit specially-made for him surprises everyone on Etihad flight A 6-year-old child’s dream came true as he got to be a pilot for a day on a flight heading from Morocco to Abu Dhabi. The kid earned this honour after a video of him explaining an aircraft’s operating systems to Etihad Airways pilots went viral. Etihad Airways ... Read More »

PIA to halt flights to US from October 31

PIA all set to induct Boeing 777 Aircraft to its fleet

PIA to cut jobs and discontinue flights to the United States due to financial losses Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has decided to discontinue its flights to United State, airline is no longer booking US flights through its reservation system after October 31. According to the media news, PIA had been incurring losses of up to Rs 1.25 billion annually due to its ... Read More »

Enjoy ‘Rent-free’ Neelum Valley vacations in August this year

Neelum Valley is also known as Blue Gem Valley. Photo: Syed Mehdi Bukhari

No public or private guest house will charge tourists between 1st to 7th August In a rare show of hospitality towards its visitors, a “rent-free week” has been announced at the scenic Neelum Valley from Aug 1-7. No guesthouse or rest house, either private or public, would charge the tourists for accommodation during that week, but only for food or ... Read More »

PIA all set to induct Boeing 777 Aircraft to its fleet

PIA all set to induct Boeing 777 Aircraft to its fleet

Boeing 777 is expected to join PIA fleet this week Pakistan’s National carrier PIA is ready to induct another wide-body Boeing 777 Aircraft to its fleet this week. According to details, this new B777 aircraft will be acquired on a dry lease for an amount that has not been made public as of yet. B777 — with registration number F-OSYD ... Read More »

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