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updated Thu. June 29, 2017

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Islamabad: While others may play other games, the king of games is the game of kings - is an adage associated with polo, considered to be one of the most popular sports of Gilgit-Baltistan (G-B) and Chitral for centuries. Polo has brought together ...
Wajahat Hasan, chairman of the Gilgit-Baltistan Thinkers Forum, told the same channel: "Thousands had their land snatched and occupied by the military authorities and their agencies.
Chief Minister Gilgit-Baltistan Hafiz Hafeez Ur Rehman has said that the government has taken concrete step for ensuring due healthcare facilities to the people in the hospital.
Islamabad: rain-thunderstorm with gusty winds is expected at isolated places in Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA), Gilgit-Baltistan and Kashmir in next 24 hours, while a hot and dry weather will continue in most ...
Gilgit is an area of enormous strategic and economic-importance, lying in the northern most region of Pakistan and bordering with states of Central Asia, China, Afghanistan and India.
Last month alone, six youngsters reportedly committed suicide in the Ghizer district of Gilgit-Baltistan. A student of grade 8 and resident of Gupes village, Shafait Husain took his life by hanging himself.
Gilgit - The Gilgit-Baltistan Wildlife Department has brought two female Brown Bear from Chakwal and released them in the Khunjraab National Park on here Thursday, GB-wildlife official said.
rain/dust-thunderstorm associated with gusty winds is expected at scattered places of KP (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa), FATA, Gilgit-Baltistan and Kashmir from Tuesday to Friday with breaks. Rain/dust-thunderstorms associated with gusty winds is expected at ...
Pakistan has declared an iron rule in Gilgit-Baltistan which is referred to as the "Forgotten Kashmir." Post partition, the then government was unable to stop the Pakistani raiders from taking over the land.
Islamabad: Metrological department has predicted torrential rains in the next forty eight hours in Gilgit Baltistan. In a press release, Chairman District disaster Management Authority Gilgit, Hamza Salik asked people to avoid travel in landslides and ...
New Delhi: Locals in Gilgit-Baltistan - bigger of the two parts of the Kashmir region occupied by Pakistan - are protesting against Islamabad grabbing large tracts of their land and handing it over to Chinese companies and the Red army.
The Met Office said the areas where the rainfall and windstorm are expected include Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Lahore, Sargodha, Faisalabad, Fata, Gilgit-Baltistan and Kashmir. Weather took a pleasant turn in Islamabad and its ...
The spell of rain with thunderstorm and wind is likely in Malakand, Hazara and Rawalpindi division, Islamabad, upper regions of Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA), Gilgit-Baltistan and parts of Kashmir. The weather department has forecast ...
Islamabad - The Met Office has forecast rain at isolated areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Rawalpindi divisions, Islamabad, Gilgit-Baltistan and Kashmir on Tuesday. According to Pakistan Metrological Department, mainly hot and dry weather is expected over ...
Hyderabad: He is just 26-year-old but Sidharth Acharya has already made two documentaries that chronicle complex issues like the lives of Pandits in Jammu and Kashmir (The Abandoned Cranes) and another on people living in the Gilgit-Baltistan region.
Gilgit: A 10-year-old child was reportedly viciously beaten up and then thrown into a glacial stream at a picnic resort on the outskirts of Gilgit city, for entering the property without permission. Two children had entered the resort located near ...
A man strangled his three minor daughters over domestic dispute in a nearby village on Saturday. According to police, Yar Bloch of village 83-EB killed his daughters- Zanib Bibi (11), Zaneera Bibi (6) and Maryam Bibi (3).
Foreign tourists can now visit the area of Gilgit Baltistan without obtaining any NOC from the interior ministry. The government has lifted the requirement of NOC in order to encourage tourism industry.
Gilgit: Gilgit-Baltistan Chief Minister Hafiz Hafeezur Rehman said on Friday that reforms have been introduced in Rescue 1122 and other emergency services for better and effective health service delivery system in the region.
He added that he had suggested last year to utilise Gilgit-Baltistan's resources in connection with production of electricity.
The writers' community on Thursday welcomed government's decision to allocate funds for the construction of Pakistan Academy of Letters regional offices in FATA, Quetta, Gilgit, Muzaffarabad and Peshawar. Talking to APP, Pashtu poet Iqbal Hussain Afkar ...
Gilgit - The prevailing suicidal tendencies among the youth are alarmingly high in Gilgit-Baltistan as three more suicide cases have been reported in Ghizer.
Islamabad: The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is constructing a 'Humanitarian Response Facility' (HRF) in Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) with $1.7 million provided by the Canadian government. This will be the seventh HRF built in Pakistan as part of ...
Islamabad: The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is constructing a 'Humanitarian Response Facility' (HRF) in Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) with $1.7 million provided by the Canadian government. This will be the seventh HRF built in Pakistan as part of ...
Met officials predicted that rain-thunderstorm with gusty winds is expected at isolated places in Malakand, Hazara, Peshawar, Kohat, Mardan, Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Sargodha, Faisalabad, Sahiwal, Lahore divisions, Islamabad, Fata, Gilgit-Baltistan and ...
The CPEC challenges Indian sovereignty by traversing Gilgit-Baltistan as part of Beijing's larger Eurasian 'One Belt One Road' (OBOR) project.
Dust-thunderstorm/rain with gusty winds is expected at isolated places in Malakand, Hazara, Peshawar, Kohat, Mardan, Bannu, Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Sargodha, Faisalabad, Lahore divisions, Islamabad, FATA, Gilgit-Baltistan and Kashmir. Mainly hot and ...
Minister for Planning, Development and Reforms Ahsan Iqbal on Monday informed the Senate that the government has made rational and adequate allocation under Public Sector Development Programe (PSDP) for provinces and less developed areas for ...
The government on Monday emphasized the need for creating space from the federal divisible pool for the development of Azad Kashmir, Gilgit Baltistan and FATA, for which it stated that the federating units will have to demonstrate openheartedness.
The British forces had crossed the Shandur Top in Chitral from Gilgit side to annex it in 1895 and began building communication infrastructure in the area for the first time in the form of mule tracks and suspension bridges that facilitated them to ...
government of Gilgit-Baltistan, Department of Planning and Development and UNICEF has formally launched a Secretariat for the Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) movement in Gilgit-Baltistan that will support all levels of government for bringing together ...
He was at the forefront of the movement to free the disputed territories of Pakistan-administered Kashmir and Gilgit Baltistan under Islamabad's illegal control.
At 24 years of age, Gulafshan Tariq has ridden right through patriarchal barriers of 'social acceptability' on her motorbike tour of Khyber Pakthunkhwa and Gilgit Baltistan from May 6 to May 23. The software engineer from Sargodha managed the feat ...
Earlier, Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) leaders also voiced their concerns regarding the formation of the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) over the right to compensation for the acquisition of community land and forceful acquisition of land.
Islamabad: The Parliamentary Committee on China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) was informed on Thursday that special economic zones (SEZs) will be established each in all the four provinces, federal areas and Gilgit-Baltistan under the CPEC.
UNIDO Pakistan has concluded a successful need assessment mission to Gilgit Baltistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa during last week, exploring the potential of agricultural produce of the areas and to help the government in transforming agriculture into ...
Islamabad: The United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) has developed a project proposal for Gilgit-Baltistan on agro-industry development programme, targeting fresh and dry fruits, trout fish as well as dairy sector.
The government has not passed budget of the Gilgit Baltistan Council even after 11 months of this financial year to be closed on June 30.
LED by a small group of Gilgit Scouts, with the complete support and participation of the people of Gilgit-Baltistan, the armed revolt to liberate the region against the repressive Dogra lasted for more than a year.
For the better part of six years, Baba Jan, a founding member and activist of the left-wing Awami workers Party (AWP) in the Pakistani-occupied disputed territory of Gilgit-Baltistan, has been behind bars on a life sentence for 'terrorism' charges. His ...
There are few cases which illustrate this hypocritical standard of justice in Pakistan better than that of Baba Jan, Gilgit-Baltistan's famed prisoner of conscience. For the better part of six years, Baba Jan, a founding member and activist of the left ...
China, which is working to re-engineer the trans-boundary flows of rivers originating in Tibet, has taken its dam-building frenzy to Pakistan-occupied Gilgit-Baltistan, which is part of Jammu & Kashmir. In a new challenge to India, which claims Gilgit ...
protesters gathered in Skardu today to protest against the exclusion of Gilgit-Baltistan from the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor project.
Pakistan is seeking China's investment for the dam in Gilgit Baltistan in PoK, which is an integral part of the Indian territory.
Abiding by its extant claim on Gilgit-Baltistan as part of Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK), India has pitched a strident opposition to the corridor that is set to traverse across approximately 300 kilometres of Gilgit- Baltistan before culminating in ...
Islamabad: Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan on Thursday said that condition - which was made mandatory for foreign tourists - to have No-Objection Certificate (NOC) for visiting Gilgit-Baltistan has been lifted after holding meetings and ...
The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has welcomed the removal of 47 individuals' names from a list under Fourth Schedule of the Anti-terrorism Act in Gilgit-Baltistan, and called for a fair hearing for those remaining on the list. In a ...
Gilgit: Impeccably dressed in crisp white garb, black waistcoats and neatly-polished black shoes, the students of the Indigenous music school Bulbulik in Gojal Valley, Gilgit is making efforts to revive musical traditions that are on the verge of ...
1/ People of Gilgit Baltistan, despite iron fist control of Pakistan since 1947 and systematic brainwashing of the people, there is a strong resentment against Islamabad; and people as a last resort, may be inclined to pick up arms, as people of the ...
The increasing number of suicide attempts in the Ghizer district of Gilgit Baltistan has become alarming as five more youngsters have reportedly committed suicide during last one week.


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