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Cellular services suspended across Gilgit-Baltistan


By our correspondent Cellular services have been suspended across Gilgit-Baltistan for an indefinite period in the wake of tense law and order situation in Gilgit city. The move to suspend the cellular services came after two persons were killed by unidentified gunmen in the city two days ago. Meanwhile, rangers have been deployed in Gilgit to maintain law and order. ...

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GB government rejects federal government’s decision to withdraw wheat subsidy

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News Desk The government of Gilgit-Baltistan has brushed aside the federal government’s decision to pull out subsidy on wheat for the region. The decision came at the GB government’s cabinet meeting, which was chaired by GB Chief Minister Syed Mehdi Shah. It is pertinent to mention here that GB has been receiving at least two million subsidized wheat bags yearly ...

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Sadia Danish becomes new information minister of GB

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In a move to more effectively counter the new wave of allegations against the governemnt of the Pakistan Peoples Party in Gilgit-Baltistan, Chief Minister GB Syed Mehdi Shah has replaced Engr. Ismael with Sadia Danish as Information Minister of GB. Sadia Danish, who is also serving as adviser to the CM on Culture, Tourism and Youth Affairs, said Mr. Ismael ...

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Gilgit on high alert – Clerics banned from entering the region

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The government has imposed section 144 in Gilgit as Muharram approached. The move comes as several quarters in Gilgit Baltistan allege that militants of Tehreek e Taliban have warned to target Shia Community in Gilgit Baltistan during Muharram. According to sources, law enforcement agencies have banned religious clerics from outside Gilgit-Baltistan from entering the region until the end of Muharram. ...

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Are the people of Gilgit-Baltistan living a forged independence?

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By Didar Ali Liberty is a prized gift to human being on planet earth. Some of us have inherited freedom by birth, and some of us have struggled hard to get it. But, freedom doesn’t mean one go wild, get drunk, dance with weapons or kill people in the streets, as many of us have dogmatized the phenomena in contemporary ...

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