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Chief Minister GB issues directives for the regularization of contractual doctors

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GILGIT: Chief Minister Gilgit-Baltistan Hafeez-ur-Rehman has called for implementation on new service structure introduced by Provincial Government to facilitate doctors. Presiding over a meeting in Gilgit, he directed Secretary Heath to regularize service of the doctors who are serving on contract basis for the last two years. He said new service structure and special package has attracted over four-hundred and ...

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India underlines claim over PoK, Gilgit-Baltistan

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India on Wednesday underlined its claim over territories of Jammu and Kashmir under Pakistani occupation amid moves by Islamabad to declare Gilgit- Baltistan as a new province. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj asserted in the Lok Sabha that it would be wrong to think that India will let go of any part of its territory. She made the statement after BJD ...

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Snow, rain in April: Six injured in G-B landslides

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By Shabbir Mir GILGIT: At least six people were injured on Thursday when two cars — one in Diamer valley and other in Ghizer valley — were hit by landslides triggered by heavy rains and snowfall. As a result of the landslides, the Karakoram Highway has been blocked at several places, disrupting traffic between Gilgit-Baltistan and Islamabad. “Boulders hit a car ...

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