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Gilgit: The Pak-China Friendship Car Rally arrived here from China's Xinjiang region through the Khunjerab Pass on Friday.
Gilgit: Gilgit Baltistan Chief Minister Hafeezur Rehman has said that his government is determined to complete the on-going development projects in stipulated time.
New Delhi: In what could raise eyebrows at the ongoing meeting of the Green Climate Fund (GCF) in South Korea, India on Thursday opposed one of Pakistan's climate projects in the Gilgit-Baltistan region of that country.The project is meant to reduce ...
Gilgit: Youm-e Ashur was peacefully observed in Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) to highlight the sacrifice of Hazrat Imam Husain (AS) and his family members in Karbala.
Jammu: President, Jammu West Assembly Movement, Sunil Dimple led a strong anti-Pakistan protest rally in support of liberation of PoK, Gilgit and Baltistan from illegal occupation of Pakistan and demanded from the Prime Minister Narendra Modi to hand ...

Gilgit: Gilgit-Baltistan government has installed 285 high-resolution cameras with night vision capability throughout the city as part of the "safe city" project.
The diaspora community from Pakistan-occupied Kashmir, including Gilgit and Baltistan, staged protests outside the Pakistan High Commission in London this past Sunday and demanded that terror camps operating in PoK and Gilgit must shut down.
This Muharram, Sunnis from Gilgit city vowed to protect their Shia brethren during the mourning processions that take place annually at this time of the year.
New Delhi: RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat today used a Dussehra speech to rein in the cow brigade+ and to also assert that "all of Kashmir, including Mirpur, Muzaffarabad and Gilgit-Baltistan, is India's." "Any unrest in Kashmir is fuelled by elements across ...
Gilgit: The Gilgit-Baltistan government Monday approved Rs480 million to build a new complex for the chief court of the region.
Gilgit: The Gilgit-Baltistan Chief Court and subordinate courts in the region disposed of 6,332 cases over last eight months, which included 2,590 criminal, 3,582 civil cases and 160 writ petitions.
Jammu, Oct 8: Reitera-ting that the agenda of Narendra Modi government is to retrieve the Pakistan occupied Jammu and Kashmir, Gilgit and Baltistan, Union Minister in PMO with Independent charge of North Eastern States, Dr Jitendra Singh today said ...
Gilgit: The provincial home department has set up a central control room in Gilgit to ensure better coordination among security officials during Muharram.
Gilgit: The Gilgit-Baltistan police on Saturday claimed to have recovered four locally made bombs planted at different places along the Karakoram Highway, but the devices turned out to be instruments of a project launched by some students in ...
The smackdown came via Senge Sering, Director of the Gilgit-Baltistan National Congress: "You occupy one-third of Kashmir (in Pakistan), and an occupier cannot be a friend of Kashmir on the other side (in India).
However, the information isn't prominent enough to catch the attention of tourists travelling through the area. And Sheikh Munir, a tourist from Karachi, wasn't an exception.

From calling Pakistan a thief in Gilgit-Baltistan to saying that Pakistan is helping Taliban in killing US soldiers, Senge Hasnan Sering, Director of the Gilgit-Baltistan National Congress whipped Mushahid Hussain Syed, the senator on a Pakistan Muslim ...
WASHINGTON: Kashmir is a "money making machine" for the Pakistani Army which wants to maintain status quo in the Valley, a prominent activist from Gilgit Baltistan has said and quipped that "a thief" in Gilgit cannot be a friend in Jammu and Kashmir.
Gilgit: protests erupted today in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir with leaders and people alleging that their life has become "living hell" because of terror camps.
The artwork, depicting local culture, historical sites and a map of the region, were painted by scores of young students from Lahore and Gilgit as part of a street art competition by the Gilgit-Baltistan government. The competition aimed to promote ...
Pakistan controlled Gilgit-Baltistan celebrated its maiden 'Cap Day' on October 1 and it is going to be a yearly exercise.
Peshawar - earthquake tremors were felt in different areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Gilgit-Baltistan and Azad Kashmir areas on Saturday.
A 5.5 magnitude earthquake jolted several cities of Pakistan, including Peshawar, Rawalpindi, Islamabad, Gilgit and Chilas among others, on Saturday.
Gilgit: People across Gilgit-Baltistan will don their traditional headgear of a white woolen cap with a feather in it to mark the first ever 'Cap Day' today (Saturday).
About 16 terrorists, dressed in Gilgit Scouts uniforms, stormed the high-altitude mountaineering base camp and gunned down 10 climbers and their local cook.
Gilgit: In a sign of sectarian harmony, Sunni residents of Giglit have volunteered to escort mourning processions in the valley during Muharram.
Modi also mocked Pakistan for not 'managing' Pakistan administered Kashmir(PaK), Gilgit-Baltstan, Sindh. Before that, he said, Pakistan could not control Bnagla Desh.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his Independence Day speech did mention Gilgit - along with Balochistan and Azad Kashmir - and claimed the people from the areas thanked him 'for raising voice against human rights violations in the territory.
The river system in the basin includes: Ravi, Beas, Sutlej, Swat, Chitral, Gilgit, Hunza, Shigar, Shyok, Indus, Shingo, Astor, Jhelum, Chenab and Kabul.
In this context, the chairman directed that a meeting would be especially held by the committee on CPEC on Gilgit-Baltistan issue where the Gilgit-Baltistan chief minister will be invited to interact with the Ministry of Planning and Development so ...
Gilgit: Gilgit-Baltistan (G-B) government Tuesday formally launched a $120 million agriculture development project which would help irrigate around 50,000 acres of barren land in the mountainous region.
Karachi: Due to air space restriction in northern areas, Pakistan International Airline (PIA)'s 28th September flights to Gilgit and Skardu will operate earlier than their scheduled timings. Islamabad-Gilgit-Islamabad flights PK-607 and PK-608 will now ...
Karachi: Due to northern areas air space restriction PIA's September 28 flights to Gilgit and Skardu will operate earlier than their scheduled timings.
Karachi - Due to northern areas air space restriction, PIA's all flights to and from Gilgit and Skardu scheduled for today, September 27, have been cancelled.
Last Wednesday, Pakistan International airlines (PIA) had cancelled its flights to Gilgit and Shardul in the Gilgit-Baltistan region of Pakistan occupied Kashmir and Chitral in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province.
Karachi: All Pakistan International airlines (PIA) flights to and from Gilgit and Skardu on Tuesday (Sept 27) have been cancelled due to the airspace restrictions in the northern areas, said the airline's spokesperson, Danyal Gilani, on Monday.
... the parliamentary panel about Gilgit-Baltistan will be held wherein the Gilgit-Baltistan chief minister will be invited to interact with the Ministry of Planning and Development so that projects of Gilgit-Baltistan on CPEC could be pushed swiftly ...
Gilgit - Prince Saleem has sworn in as a member of GBLA during assembly session held at the Governor House, Gilgit on Monday.
They should first look at the land they already have captured i.e. PoK, Gilgit and Balochistan,' he added. Taking a jibe at Pakistan, Prime Minister Modi said India is exporting engineers all over the world, whereas Islamabad is exporting terrorists ...
Russia has rubbished reports that its troops will be holding joint military exercises with Pakistani forces in Gilgit Baltistan, which is a part of Pakistan-occupied Kashmir, and clarified the anti-terror drills will take place in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa ...
An event held during the 33rd UNHCR session in Geneva [September 2016] raised concerns about the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor and its potentially damaging effect in Gilgit-Baltistan. The seminar focused on the illegal nature of the agreement, the ...
This wasn't good news for India because Gilgit-Baltistan was part of the erstwhile Jammu and Kashmir state and territory claimed by India.
Mr Mirza Wahajat Hassan, exiled Chairman of the Gilgit-Baltistan Thinkers Forum and Ex-Chairman of the All Parties National Alliance then spoke about the largely controversial construction of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).
He said that India wanted to isolate the Valley by separating Ladakh and Jammu to weaken the Kashmir issue. "But, it does not mean that people of Gilgit-Baltistan should not be given their rights. The Gilgit- Baltistan should be given rights and they ...
Moderated by Mr Baseer Naveed of the Asian Legal Resource Centre, the event heard speeches by representatives of Sindhi, Baloch, Gilgit-Baltistan and Kashmir. Mr Lakhumal Luhana of the World Sindhi Congress stressed that the CPEC "is much more ...
Pakistani intelligence agencies have been sending out security alerts of Indian interference along the western alignment route of the CPEC in Balochistan as well as at the gateway in Gilgit-Baltistan. Much has been written about the volatile security ...
Gilani also tweeted that flights to Chitral, Gilgit and Skardu had been cancelled. Chitral is in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province and the other two cities are in Gilgit-Baltistan, which was earlier known as the Northern Areas and was part of the erstwhile ...
Islamabad: Pakistan's national flag carrier Pakistan International airlines (PIA) on Wednesday cancelled flights to northern Pakistani cities due to "air space restrictions" in the wake of Uri terror attack.
Pakistan's state-run airline cancelled all flights to Gilgit-Baltistan on Wednesday after airspace over the region was closed by the aviation regulator against the backdrop of a spike in tensions with India.






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