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My search for the elusive ‘giant’ of Deosai

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OSMAN EHTISHAM ANWAR I first came across the name “Land of the Giant” in a blog post. It had never occurred to me before that Deosai could have anything to do with adeo (giant). I decided to embark on a trip hoping to spot the giant(s) that inhabit this beautiful plateau above 4,000 metres. Stocked with six omelette-paratha rolls I ...

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Deosai rescue operation in progress; recovers 140 more nomads

By Qasim Ali: Under the supervision of the Assistant Commissioner Mr. Dildar Malik the rescue operation is underway after the heavy snowfall at Deosai Plains from last two days. The soldiers of Pak Army are also in collaboration with the district administration to rescue the people and their belongings in the area. Our sources report that 140 nomads including children, ...

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