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[Pictorial] A journey through the exotic Yasin Valley, Ghizar

Photographs shared by Karim Shah Yasin Valley, located in the Ghizar District of Gilgit – Baltistan region, is a culturally rich, and naturally beautiful part of land connected to Chitral District of Khyber-Pakhtunkhawa through the Darkut Pass. The main Yasin … Continue reading

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“Mother and Child Health Care” training held in Ishkoman Valley, Ghizer

Press Release  Gilgit, September 14: Pakistan Wetlands Programme – Northern Alpine Wetlands Complex, Gilgit-Baltistan joined hands with Qurumbar Social Welfare Conservation and Development Organization to organize a two-day training on  “Mother Child Health Care” for a selected group of women … Continue reading

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[Opinion] Women: always ready to die?

Safdar Ali Safdar Gender based violence is deeply rooted in regions like South Asia even today. Stereotypes and discrimination against women gets even more dangerous and terrifying in tribal or semi-tribal societies, like that of Gilgit – Baltistan. Today, the … Continue reading

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G-B assembly passes Civil Servants Act

By Shabbir Mir GILGIT: The Gilgit-Baltistan Legislative Assembly on Tuesday passed two bills on the second day of the house’s proceedings.Law Minister Wazir Shakir tabled the Civil Servants Act 2011 bill in the house which was unanimously approved by the members. He … Continue reading

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No polling on March 30 in Ghizar: Supreme Appellate Court GB

Asim Iqbal Gilgit, March 28: Supreme Appellate Court of Gilgit – Baltistan has annulled the orders of chief court for holding by-election in Ghizar on 30 March and ordered that new date for polls should be decided with the consultation … Continue reading

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Ghizar Election may be delayed, yet again!

Asim Iqbal  Gilgit, March 27: In spite of a court order for holding by-election in Ghizer on 30 March, Gilgit Baltistan cabinet member yesterday hinted that the by-election my once again be postponed till 30 April. In an interview, minister for … Continue reading

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From Despair to Hope; A story of change in Qurumbar Valley

Mehreen Sultana (WWF P, Gilgit – Baltistan) Qurumbar valley of Ghizer district located in the north western reaches of Gilgit-Baltistan presents a unique cultural and ecological biodiversity. The valley harbour a variety of natural resources such as rare wildlife species, … Continue reading

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Imminent disaster: Mountain slip threatens Thoi

Peer Muhammad ISLAMABAD: People in a far-flung valley of the western impoverished Ghizer District are living under constant fear of disaster as a mountain at a village has started slipping down, posing Attabad-like danger to the inhabitants. According to reports, the … Continue reading

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Jiyalas in Ghizer District accused of using Watan Cards as tools for increasing membership

Monitoring Desk Islamabad, November 27: PPP has been accused of manipulating the impoverished and disaster hit people in Ghizer District. According to reports the Watan Cards, an income support program, is being used as a bribe to make new members. … Continue reading

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