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Importers, exporters protest at Pak-China Sost Port


By Irfan Munna Sost Gojal, 31, Oct:  Importers and exporters of Gilgit-Baltistan have started demonstration at Pak-China Sost Port, demanding relaxation in carrying the goods through passenger vans and buses to China. The Chinese custom is not allowing goods more than 160 KG with a single passenger, said one exporter. The Chinese custom authority has made a new rule to ...

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Case no. II: ATC Gilgit sentences Baba Jan to life in prison

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By Qasim Ali: (Gilgit) The Anti Terrorist Court of Gilgit-Baltistan has sentenced life long in prison and PKR. 1 lac each for the nationalist leader Baba Jan and other three who have been involved in burning the police station in Hunza Aliabad. No proofs were provided against Ghulam Ishaq, Ahmed Khan, and Ali Goher who have been freed by the ...

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Gilgit: The Aga Khan Health Services observes Mental Health Day

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By Qasim Ali: The Aga Khan Health Services Pakistan, Gilgit-Baltistan chapter, celebrated World Mental Health Day in collaboration with the Aga Khan Local Health Board Danyore and D.J High School Danyore, Tuesday. The AKHS,P has initiated mass campaigning to provide awareness to the public about mental health. A session was arranged at the hall of D.J High School Danyore where ...

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Gilgit-Baltistan’s summary of Self Governance Order 2014 sent for approval

(Gilgit) The Gilgit-Baltistan government has sent the amended governance order summary for consideration to the prime minister of Pakistan. The summary includes notifying the legal period of the Gilgit-Baltistan Council and suggestions for a caretaker government to supervise the elections. Sources say that the government has requested a five years legal period for the council and suggested the formation of caretaker ...

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Contractors are the boss; is there any MER section under the government?

Report (Farman Karim Baig) As other parts of Gilgit-Baltistan, Gojal Valley is reflecting the failure of governance in the province. Many of the government projects have been started from long but still incomplete. The contractors get the tenders, start the project to get the advance budget and then vanish. No body is in the act from the government or the ...

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Rubina hailing from Chitral achieves the Nelson Mandela Award for Human Rights

By Qasim Ali: (Chitral) Rubina Aziz hailing from Mastuj, Upper Chitral is awarded with the first Nelson Mandela Human Rights Award. This special award is initiated by the Centre for Human Rights Education to encourage those young leaders from the societies all over Pakistan who struggle for the oppressed parts of the society. Rubina got the award in Multan during ...

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The SAP school teachers await to get regularization, limited funds says the federal government

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  Gilgit (Special Report)The federal government has excused for providing permanent positions to the teachers who are enrolled with the SAP schools from last 20 years, where about 52,000 students all over Gilgit-Baltistan aremaking way to their future. The provincial government is however satisfied by the performance of the schools. Sources say that around 1600 employees are rendering services at ...

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CID arrests alleged killer of US citizen in Gilgit after 16 years

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By our reporter An operation conducted by the CID led to the detention of a man convicted of murdering a foreigner in Gilgit-Baltistan. The alleged assailant Mr. Abid Hussain, son of Rehmat Khan, a resident of Haramosh, Gilgit, has been accused of attacking US citizen Mr. Edward and his wife Yasmeen in 1998, leaving the husband dead and the wife ...

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Labors at Pak China Sost Dry Port are on strike; facilities are minimum


Sost Gojal (Our Reporter)Labors at the Pak-China Sost Dry Port are on strike against the harsh behavior of the port administration. The labors have warned that until their demands have been fulfilled the labors will continue the strike. This has ceased the activities of the port where thousands of trucks entry and exit in terms of the China trade. Talking ...

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Higher secondary school inaugurated in Moorkhun, Gojal


By Irfan Munna:  Pictures: Sajjad Amaan Gojal, Oct 25: The first higher secondary school was inaugurated on Saturday 25th December 2014, in the presence of the Speaker Gilgit Baltistan Legislative Assembly Mr. Wazir Baig. Also present at the occasion were Mr. Mutabiat Shah, Mr. Majeed Khan Director Education Gilgit-Baltistan and President of the regional council for hunza Mr. Shareef Khan. ...

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