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Gilgit-Kohistan boundary dispute might turns into more violence


By Irfan Munna: The opponent peoples and tribes from Kohistan and Gilgit-Baltistan carry on holding fast to their own claims of compensation over an eight-kilometer-narrow piece of land which both grouping say they own. Hard work made by a jirga seems to have gone down the bleed dry as representatives of the two tribes are not enthusiastic to step back ...

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Richard Olson: ‘Washington would finance Diamer-Bhasha Dam’

News Desk US Ambassador to Pakistan, Richard Olson, has said that his country would provide funds for construction of Diamer-Bhasha Dam, a project in the first round of construction on the River Indus in Diamer, Gilgit-Baltistan. Mr. Olson made the comments during an interview with Pakistan’s state-owned TV channel. The US ambassador said Washington intends to help Pakistan overcome its energy crisis. He ...

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