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Good news for music lovers, Shahid Akhtar Qalandar’s 5th album to be released on Eid

PT Report Islamabad, August 15: Renowned and young Burushaski language singer, Shahid Akhtar Qaladar, has announced the launching of a new audio songs album on the occasion of Eid. The fifth album of Qalandar “MEHER-E- MENAS” (A story of love), … Continue reading

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PTV launches Shina and Balti news bulletin service

PT Report Islamabad, August 14: The state run Pakistan Television Network (PTV) has launched Shina and Balti language news bulletin service for the first time in history of Pakistan. Radio Pakistan had been running Shina and Balti news bulletin service … Continue reading

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Oath taking ceremony of Baltit Academic Development Association (BADA) held in Karachi

Oath taking in progress Rizwan Karim Qalandar Karachi, April 4: Oath taking ceremony of the cabinet of Baltit Academic Development Association (BADA) was held yesterday at SMS Auditorium, Karimabad, Karachi. The gathering also served as a family get-together, a day-out … Continue reading

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GECA to elect new cabinet on March 27

Islamabad (PR): Gojal Educational and Cultural Association (GECA) has announced the schedule for election of office bearers. Contenders for different positions have been asked to obtain nomination forms by sending an email to gecaisb@gmail.com. Last date for submission of the … Continue reading

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[Website Review] Peeping into Shahid Qalandar’s heart

http://www.shahidqalandar.com The good news is that Shahid Akhtar Qalandar is back and the even better news is that he is back with a bang, if that’s the right term to describe his new website. SHAHIDQALANDAR DOT COM, described as “A … Continue reading

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[Opinion] Language, learning and identity

Ishtiaq Ahmed Yaad “To reject a child’s language in the school is to reject the child” According to 1973 Constitution of Pakistan chapter 2 article 28; preservation of language, script and culture is fundamental human right of people of this … Continue reading

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Hunza Cultural Mela brings mountain music to Islamabad

PT Report ISLAMABAD: The Hunza Cultural Mela brought songs, dance, music and traditional Hunza food and handicrafts to the capital city yesterday. Hundreds of residents of the twin city attended the event organized by Hunza Cultural Forum. Singers of Shina, Burushaski … Continue reading

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[PICTORY] GECA fund raiser gathers hundreds of GBians

Gojal Educational and Cultural Association (GECA) had arranged the fund raiser program to generate funds for helping students affected by the damming of Hunza River.The program held at Lok Virsa open theatre was attended by hundreds of people based in … Continue reading

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Disaster: Another paradise lost?

By Syed Mujahid Ali Shah In January this year, the Hunza Valley witnessed a disastrous landslide resulting in the loss of 21 lives and inundating hundreds of hectares of land in the lower region of Gojal in upper Hunza. Landslide … Continue reading

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Burushaski is a strange language

by Rauf Parekh The picturesque valleys of northern Pakistan are the cradles of many strange languages and cultures. The languages spoken here — virtually little explored just like these valleys —include Balti, Shina, Khuwar, Wakhi, Pahari, Burushaski and many others. … Continue reading

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