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New publication about glaciers in the HKH, Karakuram, Pamir and Tien Shan mountain ranges

Referred by Dr. John Mock Abstract Data and information on the glaciers in the Hindu Kush-Himalayan region are sparse and often contradictory. They lack consistency, multi-temporal recording, field-validation, and peer review, and there is a particular lack of data for … Continue reading

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Story of Noah’s flood in Wakhi language

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CM assures Gojal delegation of full support for students, promises to visit the calamity hit valley soon

PT Report Islamabad, December 22: Syed Mehdi Shah, the Chief Minister of Gilgit – Baltistan, has assured a delegation of Gojal’s elders and youth about his support for the students affected due to damming of a river in Gojal Valley.  The … Continue reading

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[Pamir Yatra] Wakhan: The corridor of Central Asia

We restart the Pamir Yatra by entering Wakhan corridor, located at the confluence of five mountain ranges, namely, Himalayas, Karakuram, Hindukush, Pamirs and Tian Shen. Zufliqar Ali Khan narrates in detail his experiences as well as historical data on Wakhan, … Continue reading

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[Pamir Yatra] Bridging the history

Moving another step forward in Yatra of the Pamirs, Zulfiqar Ali Khan tells us about some important bridges that connect the mountains in multiple ways. Click HERE for more or visit “Pamir Yatra” page in the header menu.

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[Pamir Yatra] The Garam Chashma

On second leg of the “Pamir Yatra”, Zufliqar Ali Khan takes us to a Garam Chashma (hot spring). Click HERE for more.

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[Pictory] Shimshal calling

Images: Shujaat Ali

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Wakhi Festival in full swing

Photos by Noor ISLAMABAD: Wakhi culture seems to have won many admirers in Islamabad as could be seen from audience response on Thursday when folk artists on the second day of the Wakhi Cultural Festival at Lok Virsa presented some … Continue reading

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Wakhi food and music enthrals twin city residents

by Najeeb ullah Naveed Islamabad, December 10: It was the second day of Wakhi cultural festival 2009 at Lok virsa Islamadad. A large number of residents of the twin cities and people from all parts of Hunza and Gilgit-Baltitan witnessed the … Continue reading

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2 YEARS OF PAMIR TIMES

Today, 23rd October, Pamir Times completes two years of online presence. Thank you all for reading, commenting on posts, contributing photogrphs, articles and news stories from across Gilgit – Baltistan and other parts of the world. Together we are creating a model of … Continue reading

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