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Two drown as van plunges into Swat River

Their bodies have been retrieved

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September 11, 2019


Answer these 20 questions to find out if you have selfie syndrome

Selfies thrill but may kill. The craze of taking selfies claimed another life on Friday as a tourist from Karachi drowned in the Swat River. Why people feel the need to take selfies Taking selfies has become the norm. With smartphones in their hands, you can see people taking selfies everywhere, be it at restaurants,…

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June 30, 2018


Mexico shaken by 6.3 magnitude earthquake

Mexico City:Tourist hotspots in Mexico’s Baja California Peninsula were shaken Friday by a 6.3 magnitude earthquake -but no injuries or damage were reported, authorities said. The epicenter was located in the Gulf of California, 76 kilometers northeast of Loreto, a small city in the state of Baja California Sur, the National Seismological Service said. “There…

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January 20, 2018


First woman tourist biker concludes 22 days journey

ISLAMABAD: First Pakistani woman tourist on motorbike concluded her 22 days journey and reached here on Monday from different parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP). Her journey was sponsored by Pakistan Tourism Development Cooperation (PTDC) on special instructions of its Managing Director Abdul Ghafoor. While addressing a press conference in Islamabad Club on conclusion of her…

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May 29, 2017


Sialkot’s disabled adventurer

Safely settled in his wheelchair, Sialkot’s disabled man is high-spirited man who reached Khunjerab located in Sino-Pakistan border area. More in Manzar Shigri’s report.

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July 14, 2016


German woman accuses Indian taxi driver of rape

NEW DELHI: A 19-year-old German woman has accused an Indian auto-rickshaw driver of raping her in the capital New Delhi late last year, police said on Saturday. The woman, who approached police earlier this week, said that she was raped by the driver after leaving her hotel and getting lost in the city’s busy commercial…

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February 27, 2016


Tourists flock to Murree

Tourists have thronged Murree as the hill station continues to receive snowfall.Watch this report.

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December 24, 2015


Australian tourist bikers in Pakistan

Two Australian citizens, who kicked off their world tour from Iran, have entered Pakistan and were seen on motorbikes in Faisalabad city. Watch this report.

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October 17, 2015


Explore Lahore with tourist bus service

Punjab tourism ministry has launched a bus service for visitors of Lahore. Watch this report on a revolutionary step enabling a common man to explore the city.

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October 17, 2015


Lahore yet to get another historic tourist spot

The repairs work at Shahi Hammam (royal bath) is fast in progress in Lahore. The officials envision that the project offers a good chance of turning into an extremely attractive tourist resort. Watch the report about the merits of this would-be recreational spot.

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May 2, 2015


Seven hurt as car bomb hits Thai tourist island of Samui

KOH SAMUI: A car bomb on the Thai resort island of Samui has wounded seven people, including an Italian girl, police said Saturday, in a further blow to the country's tarnished reputation as a top tourist destination. The bomb, packed inside a Mazda pick-up truck with false number plates, was detonated remotely by mobile phone…

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April 11, 2015


India: Five held over tourist gang-rape

KOLKATA: Five people have now been arrested for repeatedly gang-raping and extorting money from a young Japanese tourist held hostage for nearly a month in a basement close to a famous Buddhist shrine in India, officials said Sunday. The 22-year-old's ordeal began in Kolkata, capital of West Bengal state, where she was befriended by three…

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January 4, 2015


Israeli tourist spends night in jail after flying drone in Paris

PARIS: An Israeli tourist who was arrested in front of the Notre Dame Cathedral while flying a drone above some of Paris's main attractions, was slapped with a 400-euro ($500) fine on Thursday, after spending the night in jail. The 24-year-old tourist had launched the drone, equipped with a Go-Pro camera, above the famous Gothic…

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October 3, 2014


Taiwanese tourist dies in Pakistan mountain accident

ISLAMABAD: A Taiwanese tourist has plunged to her death in a popular mountaineering area in northern Pakistan, officials said on Saturday. The woman fell from a cliff in the scenic Hunza Valley on Friday as she and a male French climber were returning from a trek to a nearby glacier. “Yu-Ching Chang, a female tourist…

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September 20, 2014


US tourist's body found in suitcase

DENPASAR: An American tourist's battered body has been found in a suitcase at an exclusive hotel on Indonesia's resort island of Bali and her daughter and daughter's boyfriend have been arrested over the killing, police said Wednesday. The body of Sheila von Wiese Mack was found Tuesday stuffed into a suitcase in the boot of…

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August 13, 2014


Four day Swat Tourist gala ends

Reporter Syed Shahab Uddin is telling us the happenings of Swat Tourist Gala that ended up today. Tourists from different parts of the country thronged the scenic Kalam valley. Traditional Khattak, Chitrali dances, paragliding and stunts by motorcyclists mesmerized the audience.

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August 11, 2014


Dubai—a favorable tourist destination

Dubai, a city of superlatives, has climbed degrees on ranking of tourists, as it becomes the fifth most visited city.

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July 11, 2014


Sri Lanka deports British tourist for her Buddha tattoo

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka on Thursday deported a British tourist for having a tattoo of Buddha on her arm which a court said was an insult to the island's main religion. Legally, there is no ban on a Buddha tattoo in Sri Lanka, but the predominantly Buddhist nation is very sensitive about its religion. Naomi Coleman,…

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April 24, 2014


Two Koreans, Egyptian driver killed in Sinai tourist bus blast

CAIRO: A bomb on a tourist bus in Egypt's Sinai peninsula killed at least two Koreans and the Egyptian driver on Sunday, army and security sources said, an apparent turning point in an Islamist insurgency that has gained pace since an army takeover in July.The Interior Ministry said the bus was travelling from St. Catherine's…

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February 16, 2014


Beautiful tourist-spot ‘Lalazar’ near Naran

Muhammad Fahim takes us to Naran and shows a beautiful tourist-spot’ Lalazar’ at distance of 17 kilometer from there.

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October 28, 2013


Thai oil spill reaches tourist resort

BANGKOK: Crude oil that leaked from a pipeline in the Gulf of Thailand over the weekend has reached a Thai tourist resort, pipeline operator PTT Global Chemical Pcl said on Monday. Around 50,000 litres of crude oil poured into the sea on Saturday around 20 km (12 miles) off the coast of Rayong, southeast of…

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July 29, 2013