Tag Archives: Passu

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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[Pictorial] Gojal – The forgotten and sunk paradise

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Five villages of Gojal valley were directly affected as a result of the damming of Hunza River on January 4, 2010. The river blockade has also severed Pakistan’s road connection with China. Boats are the only means of transportation available … Continue reading

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Participate in a research

The residents of Gojal Valley who have experienced the life after January 4, 2010 landslide at Attabad have the opportunity to voluntarily participate in an academic research, trying to study the impact of restricted mobility in mountain areas. The research … Continue reading

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Several injured in clash between two groups at Hussaini Gojal

Locals appeal for peace and calm, condemn violence and injustice PT Report Hussaini, August 5: Two groups of people, including labourers, have clashed at Hussaini village, located on the northern end of dammed Hunza River, resulting in injuries to several people. … Continue reading

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[Sports] Hussaini Team wins the PSA Silver Jubilee Cricket Tournament

Israr Salahuddin  Passu, July 26: The Passu Students Association Silver Jubilee Circket Tournament finished at passu circket ground, with Shah Talib Team Hussaini lifting the trophy, after beating Shimshal in the final match. Batting first Shah Talib scored a mammoth … Continue reading

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[Opinion] The cost of Gojal’s siege

By Shujaat Ali  In the month of April 2011, I visited my home town Shimshal after a long time. It was a good time to meet people and know about their sufferings and expectations. Interaction with the elders was of … Continue reading

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22 stranded boat passengers rescued in Gojal Valley

A partially submerged boat in the frozen lake . File photo PT Report Shishkat, January 30: At least 22 passengers, including 6 women, were rescued to safety from the dammed Hunza River, in Gojal Valley. According to details a boat … Continue reading

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[Obituary] Mother of Dr. Rehman Alvi passed away in Passu

Israr Salahuddin PASSU: Mother of Dr. Rehman Alvi, Ahmed Karim and their siblings passed away in Passu on January 10. She around 90 years old. She was laid to rest in Passu in presence of hundreds of mourners two days ago. … Continue reading

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PT reporter grieved

PT Report Passu, December 7: Ms. Shah Begum, grand mother of Pamir Times Reporter, Israr Ahmed Salahuddin, has passed away in Passu, Gojal, today. She was mother of Mr. Salahuddin, Israr’s father. The grieved family comprises of Atta karim, Raza … Continue reading

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Magic of Mount Tupopdon

The gorgeous Mount Tupopdan (Wakhi name), also known as Passu Cones or Passu Cathedral, and its reflection, are the most eye-catching views when you travel in a boat in the dammed Hunza River. The 6,106 metres (20,033 ft) mountain was … Continue reading

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