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[Opinion] Leadership Vision and Governance

Nael Khan Governance is defined as the process of decision making in strict compliance with rules and regulations. Good governance is the new concept of democracy where all stakeholders are involved in formulation of policy affecting them.With the self empowerment … Continue reading

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Senate seeks report regarding recent floods

Islamabad, August 06: The upper house of Parliament the senate sought  information from the Gilgit-Baltistan chief secretary about the damage and losses due to monsoon rains and floods and the funds required for relief activities and rehabilitation of the infrastructure. … Continue reading

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[Opinion] Attabad Disaster: A litmus test for political leadership

Words: Muhammad Pannah The Attabad disaster and its aftermath have changed the socio-economic outlook of Hunza and will definitely have a long-lasting impact on the future political scenario of the valley. The delays in the release of water from the lake … Continue reading

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[Opinion]Discontent in Gilgit – Baltistan

by Aziz Ali Dad The announcement of the Gilgit-Baltistan Empowerment and Self-Governance Ordinance in September 2009 gave some hope to the optimists that it would pave the way for democratic governance and political rejuvenation of the moribund governance structure and stagnant … Continue reading

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Celebrate fragments of the whole

by Aziz Ali Dad The current mantra of war on terror is blown out of proportion by those whose interest lies in the protection of nation state, extremist agenda and world system on the one hand, and perpetuation of violence on … Continue reading

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GBLA polls: A historic but lost opportunity for some in Ghanche

by Farman Ali Elections in Gilgit-Baltistan on Thursday would be an historic occasion but a lost opportunity for the people of Ghanche District as none of the candidates contesting there campaigned on the issues fundamental to the people. Ghanche covers … Continue reading

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[Opinion] The Gilgit – Balitstan Election: Who stands where?

By M Ismail Khan Gilgit-Baltistan’s first election after attaining the province-like status is set to produce a hung assembly. Major mainstream political parties are likely to get a small part of the pie while a handful of seats would go … Continue reading

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[Opinion] The invisible region

by Nosheen Ali The territory commonly known as the “The Northern Areas of Pakistan” – or Shumali Ilaqajaat – has now been renamed Gilgit-Baltistan through a reforms package.  What does it mean to live for sixty years in a country … Continue reading

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[Opinion]Islam and Science

 By Aslam Khan Ghalib It takes me to the remote past when some very exceptional nerves were completely involved in various logical and thoughtful activities. Their initiatives for something little ultimately led them to discover many amazing and full of … Continue reading

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[Opinion] Taliban and Gilgit – Baltistan

by Aziz Ali Dad With the dominance of Taliban movement in Tribal Areas and Swat, there is a growing apprehension about its spill over to other settled areas of Pakistan in near future. In this regard, various political analysts, politicians … Continue reading

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