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Administrators to be appointed at District and Tehsil level in GB

PT Report Ghanghce, October 10: Chief Minister Gilgit Baltistan Syed Mehdi Shah has said that  Administrators will be appointed at district and Tehsil level in Gilgit – Baltistan. He shared the information PPP workers in Khapulu, Ghangche. He further said … Continue reading

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Interior Minister bans 3 organizations in Gilgit – Baltistan

PT Report Gilgit, October 10: The Interior Minister has banned three Gilgit – Baltistan based religio-political organizations, Shia Talba Action Committee (STAC), Nau Jawanaan-e-Ahle-Sunnat and Sabeel Organization. The ban was announced through a notification issued by the Interior Ministry of … Continue reading

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Sixty million rupees to be distributed among deserving women of GB

PT Report Skardu, October 1: Sixty million rupees would be distributed among deserving women in Gilgit – Baltistan region, as part of the Waseela-e-Haq programme. The financial help will enable the women to become self-reliant. This was stated by Deputy … Continue reading

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More fiction than reality

Aziz Ali Dad Until the explosion of information technology and developments in communication in the late 20th century, the genre of travelogue remained a vital source to acquire knowledge about exotic lands, customs and people. That is why travelogues fascinated curious … 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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NATCO bus faces accident near Chilas, drivers and passengers sustain injuries

Special Correspondent  Chilas, Sep 10: A Gilgit bound bus, bearing number plate GLTA 1589, of NATCO Gilgit – Baltistan faced an accident due to brake-failure near Chilas. Some people, including the driver, were injured in the accident and they have … Continue reading

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China “appreciates Zardari’s gesture of bringing with him CM Gilgit – Baltistan”

“Re-linking of KKH one of the important issues discussed at high level meeting” URUMQI, Aug 31 (APP): President Asif Ali Zardari and Chinese Executive Vice Premier Li Keqiang on Wednesday agreed to further bolster the existing close and multi-faceted strategic ties between … Continue reading

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Gilgit-Baltistan: Gauging self-governance package’s efficacy, two years on

By Aisha Jehangir Khan DIAMER: Gilgit-Baltistan (G-B) hit the national political landscape in 2009 when both the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) ran a frenzied election campaign which made it a national event. The name Gilgit-Baltistan itself is … Continue reading

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Pakistan seeks closer links with Xinjiang

ANANTH KRISHNAN Pakistan has sought closer economic links with China’s far-western Xinjiang region and has pledged to assuage the country’s security fears in the wake of recent attacks which Chinese officials have blamed on Pakistan-based terror groups. Pakistan was working … Continue reading

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[Opinion] Shattered Shangri-La- Lessons For Hunza!

Ghulam Amin Beg If James Hilton, the British Author of the best seller, Lost Horizon published in 1933, had visited Hunza valley on Thursday, 11th August, 2011, it would have shattered his dream of a Shangri-la, the fictional land of … Continue reading

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