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Hiring in various positions will totally on merit says caretaker CM

Caretaker Chief Minister Gilgit Baltistan

GILGIT: The caretaker chief minister of Gilgit Baltistan Sher Jahan Mir said that to make the merit based hiring in various positions; task will be given to National Testing Service (NTS) Pakistan. He said that NTS system of recruitment is been one of the better system in Pakistan. The caretaker chief minister met the members of the awami action committee ...

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Awami action committee and alliance in G-B gives seven-day ultimatum to end outages

Load shedding in Gilgit

Awami Action Committee (AAC), and alliance of 23 parties in Gilgit-Baltistan, has given the government a seven-day ultimatum to resolve Gilgit-Baltistan’s power crisis. The AAC announced the ultimatum during a rally held on Sunday. Protesters marched from Ghari Bagh to Airport Chowk. “If the government turns a blind eye to our demand, we will paralyze life in the whole region,” ...

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Lawyers demand abolition of Ministry of Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan

lawyers Gilgit Baltistan

Lawyers in Gilgit-Baltistan and Azad Jammu Kashmir (AJK) have demanded the abolition of the Ministry of Gilgit-Baltistan and Kashmir Affairs as it poses a key hesitant block to constitutional rights. The demand was put forward in a combined declaration signed by Coordination Council of Gilgit-Baltistan and AJK through its first meeting in Islamabad. According to a report of express tribune the ...

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Linguist Honored: Rehmat Aziz Chitrali gets Yasir Ullah Shaheed Talent Award 2015


PESHAWAR: Rehmat Aziz Chitrali has won the Yasirullah Shaheed Talent Award 2015 awarded by Tehreek-e-Jawanan-e-Pakistan (Chitral Wing) for his outstanding services in the field of language and culture documentation, promotion of mother languages and Software development. According to details Rehmat Aziz Chitrali, linguist and poet from Chitral District, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has been awarded “Yasir Ullah Shaheed Talent Award  2015” by Tehreek-e-Jawanan-e-Pakistan ...

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Strike in Gilgit city against heavy loadshedding

shutterdown strike in Gilgit

Awami action committee has given the deadline of 10 days to the government to end loadshedding in the Gilgit city. The public also protested at Gilgit city against the loadshedding. Awami action committee demanded that the government must start projects in Hannzal, Skarkoi and Chilmas Daas and immediately mend/repair the faulty machinery in Karga area. Awami action committee members said ...

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Kalash delegate gets robbed in Lahore


Shah Zaman Baloch: Ten member Kalasha delegation, including women, were on their way to attend an International conference in India, where other 100+ countries would participate and represent their respective Indigenous communities. They had just arrived at Abudallah terminal(bus stand) in Lahore (Pakistan) on their way to Hotel, when their wagon was stopped on gunpoint and snatched away everything (including ...

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GB police chief orders swift implementation of national action plan

IGP Gilgit Baltistan

The new appointed police chief of Gilgit-Baltistan Captain (retd) Zafar Iqbal Awan, has issued orders to the police division to swiftly implement the National Action Plan (NAP) drafted by the government in wake of the Peshawar school attack. Mr. Awan convened a meeting on Friday for the first time since he took charge last week to review regional security and ...

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Stringent security measures taken in Hunza-Nagar

Hunza Nagar Gilgit Baltistan

Pre-emptive measures have been taken by the Gilgit Baltistan police to beef up security in Hunza-Nagar district of Gilgit Baltistan. Police has tightened the security at various places at the entrance and exit roads in the district.  People not having national Identity card are not been allowed to enter in the Jurisdiction of Hunza-Nagar. The police has also crackdown against ...

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An analysis on the future perspective on Election 2015 in Hunza by Tariq Rahim Baig

Mountain TV Gilgit Baltistan

As the elections of 2015 in Gilgit Baltistan gets nearer the aspirants have speed up their political reconciliations. Some of the political representatives are trying to capture the public by exaggerating their political affiliations through social media.  It seems this time the public will provide tough time for the nominees of elections 2015 especially in Hunza Nagar District. Being an ...

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GBLA Election 2015: Schedule in May

GBLA Elections 2015 Gilgit Baltistan

The Elections for the Gilgit Baltistan legislative assembly have been announced for May. “It has been decided and a notice to this effect was also issued,” Gilgit-Baltistan and Kashmir Affairs Federal Secretary Shahidullah Baig said. Pakistan Peoples Party-led Gilgit-Baltistan (G-B) government completed its five-year term. Last week a 12-member caretaker cabinet took oath in Islamabad and promised free and fair polls ...

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