Tag Archives: Gojal

[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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Jobless youth protest in Gilgit, accuse government of corruption and nepotism

PT Report Gilgit, October 25: Around 200 jobless youth protested in Gilgit city, demanding an end to corruption and nepotism at different levels of the GB government. The youth had been mobilized by GB Graduates Association (GBGA). Speaking at the … Continue reading

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Pamir Times – 4 years of echoing the voices of the Mountains Communities

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[Pictorial] Autumn season paints Nagar Valley in yellow

Pamir Times’ senior reporter and photographer, Asghar Khan, takes us on a pictorial tour of the beautiful Nagar Valley. Nagar is one of the two valleys that constitute the Hunza – Nagar district, the other one being Hunza Valley. Hispar … Continue reading

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International committee proposed for standardization of Wakhi alphabets

PT Report Islamabad – An inclusive international committee comprising of Wakhi speaking people, from Pakistan, Afghanistan, Tajikistan, China and Russia has been proposed for standardization and formalization of Wakhi alphabets. The proposal came at a meeting held Friday in Islamabad, … Continue reading

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Swiss tourist dies in Shimshal

PT Report Hunza, October 12: A 60 year old female tourist has, reportedly, passed away in Shismhal Valley due to “lack of Oxygen”. According to details published in a local Urdu daily (Mahasib), Lucette Martin, a Swis national, has died … Continue reading

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Easy access road being constructed at spillway of dammed Hunza River: FWO Official

Farman Gojali Gilgit, October 10: Frontier Works Organization plans to provide easy vehicle access up to the boat yard at spillway of dammed Hunza River. The road will be paved during the next 3 months and ‘metalled’ by May 2012. … Continue reading

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“Wakhi Pamiri people should work together for development of a standardized script”, Russian Scholars

PT Report Islamabad, October 9: ‘The Wakhi speaking people from all four countries (Pakistan, Afghanistan, China and Tajikistan) should work together for development of a standardized script. Future prospects of Wakhi language’s progress and preservation are brighter in Pakistan. The … Continue reading

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Moscow University scholars visit Gulmit,Gojal

Related articles Moscow University delegation reaches Gilgit to visit Ishkoman and Gojal (pamirtimes.net)

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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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