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Do you know the bio data of GB Legislative Assembly members?

GBLA-Gilgit-Baltistan-Legislative-Assembly

Gilgit-Baltistan Legislative Assembly-Bio data of Members The Gilgit–Baltistan Legislative Assembly is a 33-seat unicameral legislative body that was formed as part of the Gilgit–Baltistan Empowerment and Self-Governance Order, 2009 which granted the region self-rule and an elected legislative assembly. Prior to this, the region had been directly ruled from Islamabad. S# Name Fathers Name Qualification Constituency Party Affiliation 1. Syed Mehdi Shah, Chief Minister GB. ...

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The Great Media Game-Gilgit Baltistan

The Great Media Game

In an article on August 27 in The New York Times titled “China’s Discreet Hold on Pakistan’s Northern Borderlands” and a subsequent rejoinder published on September 9, Selig Harrison paints an astoundingly imaginative picture of Gilgit-Baltistan. He claims that this region is witnessing a creeping Chinese occupation at the hands of 7,000-11,000 soldiers of the People’s Liberation Army, as well as ...

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A Socio-Political Study of Gilgit Baltistan Province

A Socio-Political Study of Gilgit Baltistan Province

  A Socio-Political Study of Gilgit Baltistan Province Omar Farooq Zain Associate Professor, Department of Political Science & International Relations Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan, Pakistan E-mail: omer_farooqzain@yahoo.com Abstract Gilgit Baltistan region, which in its amazing history has been known by various names, has one of the unique geographical composition on the globe. Occupying an extraordinary varied and attractive landscape, Gilgit ...

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An Overview of Child Labor in the North Pakistan

An Overview of Child Labor in the North Pakistan

Photo by: Khalil Shah Observations and studies indicate that the child labor is not much serious issue in the northern areas. It is due to the fact that there is lack of industries or other labor units in the area. Almost all the children below 14 do small works in homes in order to help their families but that is ...

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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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Research: Agriculture in Northern Areas

Research:Agriculture in Northern Areas

Sarhad J. Agric. Vol.24, No.4, 2008 IMPACT OF AGRICULTURAL CREDIT ON FARM PRODUCTIVITY AND INCOME OF FARMERS IN MOUNTAINOUS AGRICULTURE IN NORTHERN PAKISTAN: A CASE STUDY OF SELECTED VILLAGES IN DISTRICT CHITRAL MIR KALAN SHAH*, HUMAYUN KHAN*, JEHANZEB** and ZALAKAT KHAN** * Institute of Development Studies, NWFP Agricultural University Peshawar – Pakistan ** Department of Economics, University of Peshawar, Peshawar ...

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English Newspaper of 50s

Newspaper of 50s

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Shri Badat – The Cannibal King : A Buddhist Jataka from Gilgit

Shri Badat The Cannibal King

by John Mock, Ph.D. Abstract In proposing a new interpretation of a legend from the town of Gilgit in northern Pakistan, this paper makes three central points. First, positing a historical specificity for legends is often neither relevant nor valid. Second, the reasons why folklore is meaningful to people in a specific locale should be sought within the local context. ...

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