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Antigun Sculpture at the UN

            By Didar Ali Don’t get me wrong!! I am not keen to talk about the Los Angeles based American hard rock band, Guns N’ Roses of 80’s; neither even interested to know the whole lot story about selecting this name for their group. For me there is a sensitive issue which relates to my ...

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Why Pervez Musharraf is Chitral’s hero

Why Pervez Musharraf is Chitral’s hero

BY: Anis Ur Rehman Despite the boycott of the 2013 general elections by the All Pakistan Muslim League (APML), the party managed to get two seats (one national and one provincial) from the constituency of Chitral under special permission to contest the elections from its party’s president, Pervez Musharraf. This victory for the APML in Chitral proved yet another time that ...

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Filmmaker Focuses on Water and Warming in Northern Pakistan

Filmmaker Focuses on Water and Warming in Northern Pakistan

Courtesy: Asia Society This year, an Italian-born filmmaker, Niccolo Piazza, is preparing to release The Karakoram Anomaly, a documentary examining life, culture and heritage in Baltistan and the Hunza Valley, locations in Pakistan’s mountainous northern regions, against a broader backdrop of climate change. The Karakoram and Western Himalaya mountain ranges are part of this area, and it holds one of the largest stores ...

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The drumbeat – A psychological analysis

Hunza local dance

By Didar Ali “One good thing about music is, when it hits you, you feel no pain” Bob Marley Music has remained a major source to express ones inner feelings; through instruments, composition, performance, art, fine art, sounds or silence. It has never been a confused or controversial phenomenon as its in today’s world, especially among religious and scientific school ...

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Attabad Disaster

Gojal (upper Hunza), Pakistan – Is a scenic valley located in the middle of Central and South Asia. Being the largest magistracy of Gilgit-Baltistan Pakistan, the valley is spread over a geographical area of more than 10, 000 sq km. More specifically, Gojal is a rendezvous among China, Afghanistan and Pakistan. The Little Pamir of Afghan Badakhshan lies to its ...

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