Category Archives: Hunza-Nagar

[Opinion] Revisiting Attabad

By Mehjabeen Abidi-Habib, Humaira Khan, MuzaffarUddin & Babar Khan Notwithstanding trans-border priorities to drain the lake, the local administration lags behind in providing a clear option in terms of work programme and plans for rebuilding the road. Geologists have reservations about … Continue reading

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3 people killed in avalanche incident in Chipursan Valley

PT Report Sost, November 7: At least three people, reportedly, went missing after a snow avalanche hit a group of labourers in the border areas of Chipursan Valley, Gojal (Hunza). Those missing include Ita’at Sha son of Haji Gul Khan … Continue reading

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Legendary social, educational and cultural leader, Rai Ghulam ud Din passed away

PT Report Karachi, November 3: The legendary social, educational and cultural leader of Gojal Valley, Rai Ghulam ud Din breathed his last today at the Intensive Care Unit of Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi. His body will be flown to … Continue reading

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Posted in Gilgit - Baltistan, Gojal, Gulmit, Hunza, Hunza-Nagar, Ismailies, Passu | 58 Comments

“Mir of Nagar” gets the crown

The young “Mir of Nagar” was crowned at a simple ceremony held in Nagar Khas yesterday in presence of hundreds of people. The crowning ceremony was attended by GB Inspector General of Police and other government officials. The recently crowned … Continue reading

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GB Scout directed to move out of Hunza

PT Report Gilgit, October 4: According to a press release issued by the CM Secretariat, the Gilgit – Baltistan Scouts have been ordered to move out of Hunza valley. The forces were deployed in Hunza after riots broke out in … Continue reading

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[Picotiral] What’s going on at the “spillway”?

Photographs: Zulfiqar Ali Khan

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More Chinese relief on the way for Gojal

PT Report Sost, October 1: Chinese government is sending first batch of the relief goods for the people of Gojal valley as part of its efforts to support the government of Pakistan for taking care of the disaster hit people … Continue reading

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DC and SP of Hunza – Nagar district changed

PT Report Gilgit, September 29: The Deputy Commissioner and Superintendent of Police (SP) of Hunza – Nagar district have been changed. The changes, apparently, came after the GBLA Speaker, Wazir Baig, accused the Hunza – Nagar administration of conspiring to … Continue reading

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[Pictorial] Gojal – The forgotten and sunk paradise

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Five villages of Gojal valley were directly affected as a result of the damming of Hunza River on January 4, 2010. The river blockade has also severed Pakistan’s road connection with China. Boats are the only means of transportation available … Continue reading

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Gilgit – Hunza section of KKH blocked due to landslides

PT Report Gilgit, September 10: Landslides and debris flow at several places has blocked the Gilgit – Hunza section of Karakuram Highway for all types of traffic. According to sources a major landslide took place near Chalt on Saturday, blocking … Continue reading

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