Daily Archives: June 4, 2008

KADO installs traffic boards in Aliabad, Hunza

Hunza, June 03: Karakoram Area Development Organisation has installed traffic boards in main market areas of Aliabad, Hunza as part of world environmental day celebrations.  The traffic as well as other environmental issues are deteriorating in Aliabad due to growing commercial activities … Continue reading

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Shaping a Better Life: A Campaign against Substance Abuse

Press Release Gahkuch, May 29-31: To celebrate World No Tobacco Day 2008 a 3-day programme ‘Shaping a Better Life’ was organized by Aga Khan Social Welfare Board for Pakistan’s (AKSWBP) Portfolio for Prevention of Substance Abuse here today. This year’s … Continue reading

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Govt. increases land value in Hunza Nagar and Gilgit

Hunza, June 04: The Government has increased the land rates in Hunza-Nagar and Gilgit districts. According to a notification issued from the office of District Collector, the rates for cultivable land in Khizerabad, Hussinabad, Mayoon and Khudaabad has been increased … Continue reading

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Farzana from Gulmit injured in the bomb blast near Danish embassy

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Community Leaders, Volunteers and Social Activists Rewarded by AKRSP

By Naeema   Gilgit, May 3: Presidents, managers, members and supporters of village organizations and village women organizations have played significant role in organizing and mobilizing rural men and women for the cause of socio- economic development.   To recognize the … Continue reading

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Dental Unit opened at Aga Khan Medical Center, Gilgit

   Dr Amir Lalani, Abdul Rauf, Dr Abid Hussain, Dr Nadir and Dr Sher Aziz addressing the opening ceremony by Asghar Khan Gilgit, May 4:A dental Unithas been opened at Aga Khan Medical Center Gilgit. The unit has been donated by Dr Amir Lalani, … Continue reading

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Critical minds alone can take us forward: Dr Hoodbhoy

By A Reporter ISLAMABAD, June 3: Pakistan needs an education system that develops humanism, enlightenment and critical thinking in its children and not jingoism, according to physicist and peace activist Dr Pervez Amirali Hoodbhoy. Education is not about getting degrees … Continue reading

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Scouts Proceede to Gilgit, Shah Karim Hostel

by Zeeshan Nomal, June 4: Making slight changes in the earlier plans the scouts, participating in the first of its kind walk in the history of scouting in Gilgit – Baltistan, are now on the way to Gilgit city. In … Continue reading

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