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Ustad Rehbar: The story of a librarian in Hunza

Ustad Rehber-Librarian in Hunza

HUNZA: Mohammed Rehbar is a teacher and a librarian in Hunza valley with an insatiable thirst for words. His love for learning made him collect old newspaper clips when he couldn’t afford the luxury of books. Apart from serving as a school teacher for 34 years, Rehbar is also responsible for setting up the first library in the area, and ...

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Importance of Sports

Need of Sports at Ghulkin Gojal

A video from Mountain Youth Resource Organization(MYRO’s) documentation of sports importance and need in village Ghulkin Gojalt, Hunza, under its digital social governance initiative, which was implemented in collaboration with AKRSP and AKYSB through CIDA funded EELY project. Share this:

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Riding on the Karakorum Highway

Riding on Karakorum Highway

Together Roland, Rene and Stefan went up the Karakorum Highway to Lake Hunza. They crossed the Babusa Top on Snow and looked into the beautiful Skardu Valley. Share this:

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Last ditch attempt: Spanish climbers missing on G-I feared dead

Last ditch attempt: Spanish climbers missing on G-I feared dead

Despite a last ditch attempt made on Friday to locate three Spanish climbers who went missing on their descent from Gasherbrum-I since Monday, Abel Alonso, Alvaro Paredes and Xevi Gómez have been officially pronounced dead. A statement from the surviving members of the expedition and their camp confirmed on Friday. “In a final attempt to locate our fellow alive, having ...

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Samina Baig to climb Seven Summits

Samina Baig to climb Seven Summits

The first Pakistani woman climber to summit the world’s highest peak Mount Everest Samina Baig has now set her eyes on the Seven Summits. Climbing the Seven Summits, which comprises of the highest peak in each of the seven continents is considered to be the world’s biggest mountaineering achievements. “I’m extremely nervous about undertaking this challenge on behalf of my ...

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Scholarship for Gilgit-Baltistan Students

Special Scholarship ‘Master Samarkand Scholarship’ has been granted for Gilgit-Baltistan Students. Share this:

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English Newspaper of 50s

Newspaper of 50s

 courtesy: #‎hunza‬ https://www.facebook.com/TheHunzaValley   Share this:

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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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Taliban commander Adnan Rasheed urges Malala to return home, seek education in Madrassah

ADNAN RASHEED URGES TEEN ACTIVIST TO RETURN HOME

In a letter written to teen activist Malala Yousafzai, Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan militant Adnan Rasheed has claimed she was not targeted for her stance on education, and urged her to return home and seek education at a local madrassah. Rasheed, the “prime target” of the Pakistani Taliban during the breakout at Bannu Prison last year, is a former member of the ...

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Landslide killed Chines Engineer

GILGIT: A Chinese engineer and a local worker were killed as a result of a landslide near the Attabad Lake, Express News reported on Tuesday. Both the labourers were working at a construction site. The local worker was identified as Zohaib Nazeer. Earlier on May 2, at least one labourer was killed and three others, including two Chinese engineers, were injured in a ...

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