Murree (Pakistan)

Type: City
Name: Murree (Pakistan)
Country: Pakistan
Latitude: 33.91
Longitude: 73.389999
population: 25,245
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 2 reports

Tourism development: Shuttle bus service to be launched for Murree

Chief minist­er says reviva­l of touris­m can create thousa­nds of jobs.Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif. PHOTO: INP/FILELAHORE:“The Tourism Development Corporation of the Punjab will soon launch a shuttle service from Bhara Kahoo to Murree to address the ... [Published The Express Tribune - 23 hours ago]
First reported Apr 20 2014 - Updated Apr 20 2014 - 1 reports

Intricate handiwork: Crafting a better future, one piece at a time

Artisa­n from Multan is the only one of his genera­tion to work with camel bone.Qureshi applying finishing touches to a decoration piece at his stall at Lok Mela. PHOTO: MUHAMMAD JAVAID/EXPRESSISLAMABAD:Finely-sculpted mythical creatures, elephants and ... [Published The Express Tribune - Apr 20 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Rain expected in several areas of northern Pakistan

Karachi- Scattered rain-thunderstorm lashed down yesterday on parts of KPK, Islamabad, Kashmir, Gilgit-Baltistan, most parts of Punjab and some parts of upper Sindh.According to Met Dept, continental air is prevailing over most parts of the country. A ... [Published The Nation Pakistan - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Workshop on understanding \'Right to Information\' held

This was said by Amer Ejaz, Executive Director of CPDI while addressing the participants of the two-day workshop held here in Murree for civil society organizations of Punjab. He was of the opinion that the Freedom of Information Ordinance, 2002 was a ... [Published Frontier Post - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Group of teachers, students visit PAF Public School Lower Topa

ISLAMABAD: A group of teachers and students from Baluchistan province is on a three day familiarization visit to different PAF educational institutions. The group comprising 12 teachers and 55 students visited PAF Public School Lower Topa today. Air Chief ... [Published Frontier Post - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

4m enrolment in schools by 2016, says Shahbaz

LAHORECHIEF Minister Shahbaz Sharif has said Punjab School Reforms Programme is leaving a very positive impact on the education sector and attendance of teachers in schools has improved.He said the enrolment campaign was continuing vigorously throughout ... [Published The News International - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

‘Do not drag judiciary into media regularisation’

Media men say there should be some restri­ctions on media and those should be define­d by judici­ary.Media men say there should be some restrictions on media and those should be defined by judiciary. DESIGN: SUNARA NIZAMILAHORE:Two media men, both senior ... [Published The Express Tribune - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

‘Operation clean-up’ in Murree forest div ordered

LAHORE: Hearing a suo moto case against encroachments in the Murree Forest Division, the Lahore High Court on Tuesday ordered the Punjab Forest Department to take legal action against all encroachers.A division bench comprising Justice Mansoor Ali shah ... [Published The Nation Pakistan - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 05 2014 - Updated Apr 05 2014 - 1 reports

NATIONAL - Brig Masood awarded Sitara-e-Imtiaz

ISLAMABAD : Station Commander, Murree, Brigadier Masood Ahmed was conferred upon Sitara-e-Imtiaz for meritorious contribution to the national interests of Pakistan and significant public endeavours. Brigadier Masood Ahmed has been serving as Station Commander, ... [Published The Nation Pakistan - Apr 05 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

Harvesting the heaven sent

Hamza inaugurates Rain Water Harvesting Programme at MurreeMember National Assembly (MNA) and Punjab Chief Minister’s Public Affairs Unit Chairman Hamza Shahbaz Sharif inaugurated Rain Water Harvesting Programme at Murree on Friday.Federal Minister for ... [Published Pakistan Today - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Mar 23 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 4 reports

Pak: Van plunges into ravine, 11 killed

Islamabad, Mar 23 (IBNS): At least 11 people were killed as the passenger van in which they were traveling fell into a ravine close to Salgran area in Pakistan's Rawalpindi district on Sunday, media reports said. "At least 11 people were killed and 12 ... [Published India Blooms - Mar 23 2014]
First reported Mar 23 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 8 reports

10 die as van plunges off road near Murree

ISLAMABAD: Police say a tourist van has plunged off the road in rugged terrain near a hill resort in northern Pakistan, killing 10 people.The bus, which was carrying 20 passengers from the hill town of Murree to Rawalpindi, lost traction on a slippery ... [Published The Gulf Today - Mar 24 2014]

Quotes

He said the Punjab government is taking administrative and socio-economic measures for coping with the challenge of extremism. "Negative propaganda against Pakistan can be dispelled by promoting tourism in the country" he added
"It's more than a business, it's been in the family since 1947, seven decades now. It's not only me, it's not only my family that's associated with this company. There are grandchildren of people whose grandparents worked here" said Isphanyar Bandara, the third generation CEO to take on the challenge of running Murree
...Sam recalls that the Chief of Staff took out his cap, threw it on the ground and jumped on it, saying "Thank God there is somebody giving orders. We have never had any orders till now" . After his staff had assemebled, Sam issued his famous order; "Gentlemen, there shall be no more withdrawals"...

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Tourism development: Shuttle bus service to be ... [Published The Express Tribune - 23 hours ago]
Intricate handiwork: Crafting a better future, ... [Published The Express Tribune - Apr 20 2014]
Chief minister Punjab inaugurates second Lahore... [Published Business Recorder - Apr 20 2014]
Shahbaz determined to revive tourism [Published Pakistan Today - Apr 19 2014]
Rain expected in several areas of northern Paki... [Published The Nation Pakistan - Apr 19 2014]
Group of teachers, students visit PAF Public Sc... [Published Frontier Post - Apr 18 2014]
Workshop on understanding \'Right to Informatio... [Published Frontier Post - Apr 18 2014]
Sardar Mehtab Abbasi sworn in as KP Governor [Published Pakistan Observer - Apr 16 2014]
4m enrolment in schools by 2016, says Shahbaz [Published The News International - Apr 15 2014]
‘Do not drag judiciary into media regularisation’ [Published The Express Tribune - Apr 14 2014]
Salad days [Published The News International - Apr 13 2014]
Van topples over in Sheikhupura: 6 dead, 8 othe... [Published The Express Tribune - Apr 12 2014]
Pakistan's Murree Brewery Thrives Despite Musli... [Published Public Radio International - Apr 11 2014]
‘Operation clean-up’ in Murree forest div ordered [Published The Nation Pakistan - Apr 09 2014]
Jackpot politics in Pakistan [Published Pakistan Observer - Apr 05 2014]
Hamza: Govt initiating historic projects for pr... [Published Pakistan Observer - Apr 05 2014]
NATIONAL - Brig Masood awarded Sitara-e-Imtiaz [Published The Nation Pakistan - Apr 05 2014]
Harvesting the heaven sent [Published Pakistan Today - Apr 04 2014]
A Capital with worrying sounds, whispered clamo... [Published The News International - Apr 04 2014]
V K Singh Remembering 'Sam Bahadur', India's Fi... [Published New Indian Express - Apr 03 2014]
Sam Manekshaw, a soldier's General [Published IBNLive India News - Apr 03 2014]
Accident in Hafizabad leaves 4 dead, injures 16... [Published The Express Tribune - Apr 01 2014]
Tourism occupies lowest position on list of gov... [Published The News International - Apr 01 2014]
Flying the flag on blocked roads [Published The Nation Pakistan - Mar 31 2014]
Use your power [Published The Nation Pakistan - Mar 30 2014]
Earth Hour celebrated in city [Published Daily Times - Mar 29 2014]
Metro won’t take environment for a ride, say ex... [Published Pakistan Today - Mar 28 2014]
The fascinating tale of General Rani [Published The Friday Times - Mar 28 2014]
MAP vows to gear up activities [Published The Nation Pakistan - Mar 28 2014]
Government likely to lay railway line between I... [Published Business Recorder - Mar 26 2014]
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