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Polio campaign begins in Gilgit Baltistan


The 5th round of three-day national vaccination campaign against polio begins in Gilgit-Baltistan. During the campaign 113,000 children up to five years will be administered polio drops in all seven districts, according a report of Radio Pakistan reported. Control rooms are also being set up in all districts to monitor the drive. In Gilgit, an consciousness rally about polio would ...

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Tremors feel in Skardu and nearby areas

Earthquake Skardu

Tremors were felt in Skardu and the surrounding areas on Sunday evening. The Pakistan Meteorological Department recorded the strength of the earthquake at 4.3 on the Richter scale. The epicenter of the earthquake was in Indian Occupied Kashmir, the met department added. People in the area were very much panic but not causes any damage and we have no reports ...

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PTI not accepts Governor Choice of govt in G-B says Dr. Shireen Mazari

Shireen Mazari PTI

Federal minister for Kashmir Affairs and Gilgit-Baltistan Barjess Tahir’s appointment as Gilgit-Baltistan governor further on of elections in the territory has given Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) one more cause to cry foul beside the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz and allege rigging. PTI Information Secretary Dr Shireen Mazari Mazari said “It is an obvious case of pre-poll rigging by the ruling PML-N, ...

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Shutter-down strike in Gilgit against load-shedding of electricity

shutterdown strike in Gilgit

On the call of Awami Action Committee (AAC) there was totally shutter down strike in Gilgit City on Friday against the heavy load-shedding of electricity. All the markets in the city were closed and transport was not on the roads. The leaders of the Awami action committee (AAC) threaten that the government that they should take measure against the heavy ...

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KADO starting online earning courses for the youth of Chitral

KADO Gilgit Baltistan

Karakorum Area Development Organization (KADO) in collaboration with the World Bank Group and Hasho Foundation are now going to offer highly specialized two months training in online learning skills for the youth of Chitral. KADO has already running various training centers in all the districts of Gilgit Baltistan. With thousands of jobs available on the internet students are earning online. ...

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Barjees Tahir is fixing for G-B’s Governor

Barjees Tahir Minister for Kashmir and Gilgit Baltistan

Minister for Kashmir affairs and Gilgit Baltistan Mr. Barjees Tahir is been nominated for the new governor of GB. On the advice of the Prime Minister, the president has approved it. The government also have to make amendment in the governance order to make Barjees Tahir the Governor of GB. From this amendment he can work on both of the ...

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Gilgit thirsts for clean drinking water


Having Big City status people of Gilgit city are thirsting for clean water in the city. The pipe lines are damaged at several places in the city due to which the drinking water becoming polluted and people are having various diseases. WASA having hundreds of employees but their performance is going poor in the city. The people in the city ...

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Sixth successful trophy hunting of Himalayan ibex at KVO in 2015


A Dutch national Joannes Jacobus Joseph hunted a Himalayan ibex on 07th February 2015. It is the 6th successful hunt of the Himalayan ibex in the year 2015 at the Khunjerav village organization (KVO) conservation area. Mr. Joannes hunted 42 inches trophy size Himalayan ibex. Khunjerav Villagers Organization (KVO) is an umbrella organization of 7 village and women organizations of upper ...

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Syed Mehdi Shah: Appointment of GB’s caretaker chief minister is constitutional

Syed Mehdi Shah

The former chief minister of Gilgit Baltistan and president of the Pakistan Peoples Party (GB) Syed Mehdi shah said that the appointment of Gilgit Baltistan’s caretaker chief minister is according to the constitution. He said the “chief election commissioner (CEC) is also doing his duties fair. The demand from the federal government is to fully transfer the power to the ...

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Gilgit-Baltistan’s seminaries to come under close examination


The government of Gilgit-Baltistan has decided to scrutinize both registered and unregistered madrassas operating in the province. According to a government spokesperson, the decision was taken throughout a meeting chaired by interim chief minister Sher Jehan Mir. Home Secretary Sabtain Ahmed and intelligence officers attended the meeting. According to a declaration issued from the chief minister’s office concerning the meeting, ...

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