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Water borne diseases on the rise in village Gulmit

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By Nasab Saeed The number of people suffering from water borne diseases is on the rise among the population of village Gulmit, Gojal, a new study by young, local activists has revealed. More than 50 percent respondent households said one or more of their family members suffered from one or another form of water borne disease, such as sore throat, ...

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Severe power outage leaves village Gulmit (Gojal) in darkness

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By Zubair Ahmed Power shortage in village Gulmit (Gojal) has left a population of 3398 in the darkness. According to local sources, the issue of power shortage has been prevalent in the village from the last few years, but has multiplied manifolds over the last one year. A recent survey by a local support organization revealed that the people of ...

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Ustad Rehbar: The story of a librarian in Hunza

Ustad Rehber-Librarian in Hunza

HUNZA: Mohammed Rehbar is a teacher and a librarian in Hunza valley with an insatiable thirst for words. His love for learning made him collect old newspaper clips when he couldn’t afford the luxury of books. Apart from serving as a school teacher for 34 years, Rehbar is also responsible for setting up the first library in the area, and ...

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MYRO implements project ‘Digital Social Governance: Engaging Youth through Technology’

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Mountain Youth Resource and Social Welfare Organization (MYRO) conducted a week long training workshop titled Digital Social Governance: Engaging Youth Through Technology, in Gulmit, Hunza. Twenty two young men and women, hailing from different villages of Gojal valley, were trained in identifying social issues and using cell phone cameras to capture and documents issues and events in their surrounding. The ...

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Short Film: Gilgit Express

Gilgit Express

This short film was produced by the students of the film and tv department of the National College of Arts, Lahore. The film is a story of two shoe shine boys who are living at the railway station of Lahore. They make all their effort to go to Gilgit to see lofty mountains. Share this:

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CNN report about Shandor polo festival

Shandur Polo Festival

Shandor polo festival is known for its unique, free style. The video is a short report by Awais Malik of PTV for CNN and produced by Naveed Anjum. Share this:

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Aerial view of Shangrila Lake and Resort

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Beauitiful aerial view of Shangrila lake and Resort. Share this:

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Snow Ski in Gupis Gilgit Baltistan

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Glimpse into the children world of snow skiing in Gupis, Gilgit Baltistan. Share this:

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The Attabad Landslide Disaster- Hunza

Attabad Disaster-Hunza

It was the afternoon of July 4, 2013, when a terrain movement in Hunza brought down the Attabad village, upper Hunza. The landslide disaster left dead nineteen people and completely blocked the river Hunza and the Karakoram Highway (KKH). Moreover, the landslide lake created as a result of the disaster, extended almost 28 kilometers upstream, submerging major parts of five ...

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The Altitude Experience

“If a girl can climb a mountain, there is nothing she cannot do”

Music: Japun Beats Camera and Edit: Matthias Aberer I heard a lot of stories about flying high in Pakistan, surrounded by mountains that are even higher. But is climbing with the help of thermals, sitting comfortably under a paraglider, the real experience of high altitude? To answer these questions the Altitude Experience project was born. We climbed Muztagh Ata (7546m) ...

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