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Toxic raw wine claims 3 lives in Gojal Valley


Three young men, 2 aged between 17 and 19 years, and one over 28, lost their lives after drinking toxic alcohol in Gojal valley ‘s Passu village on Tuesday. They were rushed to the Tehsil Headquarter hospital in Gulmit early in the morning on Tuesday in critical condition. Unfortunately Muhammad Rajab and Mazoor hussain could not survive. The third person, ...

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PK film’s dialogue “Sarfraz dhoka nahi dega” becoming famous among GB’s on social media

Safaraz dhoka nae dega

The famous dialogue of PK film “Sarfraz dhoka nahi da ga” which is becoming famous among the youth of G-B and very much in news following Sarfraz’s blistering performance against South Africa and Ireland. Now have a little edition in it on twitter. On Sunday 15 March 2015, as Haris Sohail ran out in the match between Pakistan and Ireland due ...

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Digital abuse and the youth of Gilgit-Baltistan

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By Nalima Amir Soleh There was a time when people used to travel long distances to post their letters, send a telegram or call their dear ones. Recent history elucidates that the only technology people of Gilgit-Baltistan had their hand on was radio: the main source of news, information and entertainment for the people. I remember when I was a ...

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GB youth dissatisfied with governance: survey

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ISLAMABAD: The young people of Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) aged between 18-35 drawn from across the society have expressed deep concerns and dismay over poor governance and malpractices of the elected government and political leadership in a survey conducted by the Centre for Peace, Development and Reforms (CPDR), a peace-building organisation of Azad Jammu and Kashmir. The survey was published in the ...

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Documentary Film: “Beyond the Heights” set to release


“Beyond the Heights” documentary film depicting the epic trip of a brother and sister who pass through from a small village in Gojal Hunza to the highest peak of the world that is Mount Everest. The movie is based upon the factual proceedings of the journey made by Samina Baig who became the foremost Pakistani woman to reach the height ...

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Shishkat Youth Society Organizes event in Karachi

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On Saturday 20th February 2015 Shishkat Youth Society (SYS) organized an event under the name of “Disaster should not diminish our hope, let’s rise again” at Karachi Auditorium Garden west Karachi. The main objectives of arranging this event were To re-rise from disaster suffering with new hope, objectives, goals and planning for proper rehabilitation of our home town. To thank ...

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Who is a real student?


By Adnan A. Jerov Student is the one who learns things, not the one who passes exams. The truism embed in the adage “Success has many fathers while failure is an orphan,” is basically applicable to every society and situations and explains that the one (student) who is good at his studies, he is loved and valued by his family, friends and ...

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Youth plan Hunza Cycling Adventure 2015

Cycling adventure in Hunza

By Sayeed Tajik ‘Hunza Cycling Adventure’ is an event planned for the summers of 2015. The celebration of the day of opening of ‘Pak-China Friendship Tunnel’ will be intensified by a group of hundreds of cyclists, who will ride from Gilgit City to Khunjerav Pass (China Border). Initiated by two motivated youth Niaz Gojali and Muzamil Khalili Comrade, it is a step of ...

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First year students fail in exam protests against KIU Board


By Irfan Munna: The first year failed students protested against the Karakoram International University (KIU) Board. Students were holding placards in hands which were slogans against KIU board. The students were demonstrating at the Etihad Chowk.     The protest was addressed by convener of the Awami Action Committee Ahsaan Ali advocate, human rights coordinator Muhammad Farooq, and others, said ...

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Youth of Gilgit-Baltistan establishes Gilgit-Baltistan Youth Forum (GBYF)

By Masood Gojali Students and Youth of Gilgit-Baltistan gathered for Iftar in Rawalpindi. The major objective of the gathering was the formation of Gilgit-Baltistan Youth Forum (GBYF) in the vicinity of Rawalpindi and Islamabad including the surrounding cities.  GBYF is an alliance of the student unions and other platforms having their roots in Gilgit-Baltistan and working in different cities of ...

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