Pakistan’s Shehroze Kashif makes history as the 19-year-old becomes youngest ever to summit K2

ISLAMABAD: Pakistani young mountaineer Shehroz Kashif etched his name in history as the 19-year-old become the youngest ever to summit the second tallest peak in the world. “Youngest In The World to stand on top of King of the Mountains,” Shehroze wrote on his official Instagram after scaling the mountain early (today) Tuesday. He reached the base camp on July

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Bodies of 3 climbers including legendary Ali Sadpara found after 5 months

ISLAMABAD: The Nepalese Sherpa rope-fixing team, earlier on Monday, found the dead bodies of 3 missing mountaineers including Ali Sadpara on the Abruzzi Spur route of Pakistan’s savage mountain K2. The information minister of Gilgit-Baltistan Fatehullah Khan, quoting sources revealed that the three bodies of the missing mountaineers were found on K2. The dead body of Ali Sadpara was identified

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Jet Skiing, Parasailing on the anvil at Karachi beaches to promote eco tourism

KARACHI: The Sindh government, in a bid to promote eco-tourism, has decided to introduce a range of entertainment facilities at two of the most famous beaches in the country’s largest metropolis. As the South Asian country has great potential and attractive areas along the coast to develop tourism especially along with the megacity Karachi. Experts believe that with a burgeoning

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No more domestic travel for unvaccinated people from Aug 1: NCOC

ISLAMABAD – As the country’s Covid tally crossed the grim 1-million figure amid the fourth wave of Covid pandemic, the country’s nerve center on Covid has made vaccination certificates mandatory for all passengers of domestic flights from the start of next month. A recent tweet on the official handle of NCOC reads that all passengers will be required to submit

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Ban on onboard meals revoked in domestic flights despite uptick in Covid infections

KARACHI: Despite the recent spike in Covid-19 infections in wake of Delta variant spread, the Civil Aviation Authority allowed in-flight meals for local flights, local media reported Monday. Reports quoting the new directives of Civil Aviation Authority, the state-owned aviation authority, cited that domestic flights will serve packed meals to their passengers – as it used to offer earlier. The

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Karakoram Highway makes it to the List of World’s most beautiful roads

ISLAMABAD – The Karakoram Highway also known as the ‘eighth wonder of the world’ has been listed among the world’s top beautiful roads of the world for its stunning views and for being a popular tourist attraction in the South Asian country. Being a marvel of modern-day engineering, the massive roadway in such a grueling area has garnered massive tourism

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TDCP and Sweet Tooth join hands to install Igloo glamping pods in tourist sites across Punjab

LAHORE: In a bid to boost sightseeing tourism in the most populous province, the Tourism Development Corporation of Punjab (TDCP) and renowned food chain Sweet Tooth join hands to set up glamping pods at tourist sites. The glamping pods will be installed at picturesque points to provide facilities to the travelers in Punjab province. The venture ceremony held in TDCP

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PIA Air Safari Takes off from Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan International Airline (PIA) Saturday restarted its Air Safari service with a flight from country’s capital to Skardu – major tourism, trekking, and expedition hub in Gilgit–Baltistan After being shut for nearly two years due to operational difficulties, the national flag carrier resumed operating the flights to the country’s north. The report of the Associated Press of Pakistan cited

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Hunza court directs Luxus Resort to reverse ‘illegal’ entry fees ‘for all’ after public outcry

GILGIT: A sub-divisional magistrate of Gojal Hunza has directed the Luxus Hunza Resort, to revoke the entry fee collection as ‘law permits every citizen to any hotel premises free of charge.’ Judge Iqbal Jan, in his remarks, further added that everyone will be allowed to enter Luxus Hunza Resort premises while they need to pay for renting a room, food

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Info Minister’s wife wants to ‘promote tourism’ through her clothing line in Pakistan

LAHORE: Federal minister Fawad Chaudhry’s wife Hiba Fawad, who just joined the fashion industry, aimed to promote tourism with her clothing line in Pakistan. Hiba while speaking with a private news channel in the provincial capital said that she has tried to promote tourism in Pakistan through her Lawn brand ‘Nisa Hussain’ – which she named after her daughter. She

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