Monthly Archives: November 2011

Announcement – Domain Transfer

We are pleased to announce that the PAMIR TIMES – Voice of the Mountain Communities blog has successfully been shifted to a new server. You can access the enhanced version of PAMIR TIMES at WWW.PAMIRTIMES.NET Kindly note that we will … Continue reading

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Diamer-Bhasha boundary dispute: Gilgit rejects K-P’s claim to part of dam

GILGIT: Existing tensions between Gilgit-Baltistan (G-B) and Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) have increased over the controversy of the Diamer-Bhasha dam, with both sides claiming rights to the dam. G-B legislative assembly members rejected K-P’s claim over part of the structure on Tuesday and … Continue reading

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Virtual University conducting exams in 95 cities, around 34000 students to appear in tests

Gohar Kharkvi Islamabad – Virtual University Fall 2011 mid-term Examinations will be held from November 26, 2011 to December 10, 2011 including weekends i.e. Saturdays and Sundays. Around 34,000 students will appear in 117 exam centres established in 95 cities across the … Continue reading

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PMLN leader Sultan Madad arrested in Ghizar, hundreds protest

PT Report Gahkuch, November 24: Former member of the then Northern Areas Legislative Assembly (NALA) and a popular regional leader of PMLN, Sultan Madad, was arrested by Ghizar police today. According to police sources Sultan Madad had illegally locked an … Continue reading

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Upgrading and Maintenance

Hello Everyone, For better service, we are upgrading our servers in next few days. The website on http://www.pamirtimes.net may be temporarily down during the upgrade process. However, you can access the updates on https://pamirtimes.wordpress.com during the upgrade period. Thank you for the … Continue reading

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KIU Convocation: Two batches of graduates get their degrees

Graduates should work to bring peace and harmony back to Gilgit: Governor Karam Ali Shah KIU is a precious asset of Gilgit – Baltistan: GBLA Speaker, Wazir Baig New departments being established in KIU: VC Dr. Najma Najam PT Report … Continue reading

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“If you love me, don’t use drugs”: Nawaz Naji appeals to the youth

PT Report Gilgit, November 24: MLA Nawaz Naji, leader of the Balawaristan National Front, has said that youth of Ghizar are being provided easy access to drugs as part of a conspiracy. Despite of the fact that Opium is not … Continue reading

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[Pictorial] Snowfall adds to the agony of remote communities

Life in the mountains becomes very difficult with the arrival of harsh winters. Many remote valleys remain covered under snow for months, with no outside access and without any local solutions to many basic needs, like health and access to … Continue reading

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Gilgit shooting: young man dies, another injured

Farman Karim  Gilgit, November 22: Unknown assailants opened fire on two youth in the Khomar area of Gilgit city, killing one and injuring the other. According to details Qari Riaz and Tahir, both residents of Astore district, came under fire … Continue reading

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[Sports] Shishkat won All Gojal Volleyball Tournament held in Karachi

Photos: SYS and Amir Ali Advocate Karachi, November 20 (PR): The volleyball team of Shishkat defeated Gulmit Young Stars in final match of the “First All Gojal Volleyball Tournament”, held here in Karachi. The  tournament was played at the volleyball … Continue reading

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