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Pamir Youth Forum demands action, rejects rhetoric

Press Release Gulmit, February 15: The newly formed Pamir Youth Forum has demanded urgent action for resolution of the multifaceted issues created by the lake buildup that has already submerged most of Ayeenabad and poses grave threat to low-laying parts … Continue reading

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“Respect for environment vital for development”, Wazir Baig

PT Report (Photo by Ali Ahmed) Gilgit, December 31: Awareness among the public is very important to create respect and care for environment. Developmental projects have the potential to damage environment  of a community and it is the joint responsibility … Continue reading

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[Feature] Nomus: A unique model of social philanthopy

Text by Shujaat Ali, Photos by Murtaza Baig Nomus is the philanthropic system of community development practiced in Shimshal valley. This tradition is present in different communities of the world under different names. In Nomus members of the community in … Continue reading

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Rupani Foundation for development of Gems sector in Gilgit – Baltistan

Sultan Ahmed, Masaid Ullah Baig and Ms. Gloria Gcheung addressing the introductory session. By Asghar Khan Gilgit, October 21: An introductory session on Gems sector was organized by Rupani Foundation at Gemstone Enterprise Development Center, Zulfiqarabad, Gilgit. Senior representatives of … Continue reading

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International Pamir Festival 2009 being held in Wakhan

by Ali Aman Gojali (Event organizer) Wakhan, September 21: A two days long International Pamir Festival 2009, will be celebrated on 27th and 28th September, at the roof of the world, Sarhad-e- Buroghil, Wakhan in the Badakhshan province of Afghanistan. Artists from Tajikistan, … Continue reading

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[Feature]The women who would restore a symbol of Hunza’s history

by Noor & Asghar Khan As the nine hundred years old Altit Fort gets completely restored  in the year 2010, not only would facade of the ancient fort have changed in the middle of Hunza valley, a deeper social change would also have taken roots … Continue reading

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Animation movie “SHREK” dubbed in Wakhi language, renamed “Babirzung”

by Noor Karachi, September 20:  Persistent hardwork of ten months, by a group of self motivated youngsters from Gojal valley, bears fruit as the first ever Wakhi dubbed animation movie, BABIRZUNG, is presented to the viewers, for pure family entertainment. BABIRZUNG is being released on the day of … Continue reading

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The old wine and bottle in a new wrapper – Enter the Governor

The Federal Minister for Kashmir Affairs and Gilgit – Baltistan, also the Federal Information Minister, is sworn in as the Governor of Gilgit – Baltistan. Oath taking photographs by Asghar Khan

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All Hunza Action Committee briefs media on agitation plan

by Farman Karim Baig Gilgit, September 12: All Hunza Action Committe (AHAC) has formally unveiled an ambitious and comprehensive plan of peaceful agitation for the resolution of their demands. AHAC plans to hold peaceful protest demonstrations and rallies throughout Hunza Valley. A long march from Hunza to Gilgit … Continue reading

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Khunjrav – Karachi peace walk

by Farman Karim Baig Gilgit, September 12: Asghar Ali Rumi and Ejaz Ali Rumi would be making history soon if they are successful in attaining what they have planned. They are planning to walk for peace from Khunjrav (Sino – … Continue reading

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