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Weather: Rain starts in Gilgit and surrounding areas

Rain in Gilgit

Our Staff Reporters/Agencies: Weather changes in Gilgit-Baltistan as rain starts in the region and surrounding area. Rain started in the midnight on Tuesday and is been continue due to which the weather has turned into cold in the city and surrounding area. The cold weather might continue for three to four days more in the city. Share this:

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Water and Sanitation Extension Programme: Thousands benefit in Gilgit Baltistan,Chitral

WASEP Gilgit, Chitral

ISLAMABAD: The completion of work on a mega water and sanitation project has raised the standard of living of thousands of household in Gilgit-Baltistan (G-B) and Chitral. The Water and Sanitation Extension Programme (WASEP) has benefited over 210,000 people in 12,000 households in the region. The collaboration of the German government and Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) has not only helped ...

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Gojal: Residents and transporters get together to make transportation system better


By Irfan Munna: The leadership along with people of Gojal (Upper Hunza Valley) get together and discuss the issue of transportation in the area.  In the meeting they passed a resolution that there will be stations at sost, Gulmit, Aliabad and Gilgit. The stations will facilitate the people of Gojal travelling from Gilgit to the various villages of Gojal. People ...

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Cold intensity increases in Gilgit Baltistan


By Irfan Munna: Cold intensity has again greater than before in Gilgit Baltistan after snowfall on mountains, on other hand climate variations are prolong crossways the globe. Cold power also increased in Hunza, Gojal, and Skardu, areas of Diamir, Astore and in Gazar after snow falling on the mountains. The store keeper has another time increased prices of wood in ...

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Gilgit bound PIA flight makes emergency landing at Islamabad airport

pia atr jet

PIA flight PK-607, bound for Gilgit, made an emergency landing at Benazir Bhutto International Airport due to technical glitches in the ATR jet minutes after taking off from the airport Monday. Reports suggest that all passengers remained safe, but highly panicked, in the incident. A spokesperson for PIA said the flight captain’s proactive decision averted a disaster and saved the ...

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Gilgit: HEDI launches Youth Social Entrepreneurship Project

HEDI youth social entrepreneurship project

Gilgit,September 2014: The launching ceremony of Youth Social Entrepreneurship Project took place at the premises of Human and Enterprise Development Institute (HEDI), which was attended by over 100 young male and female students of HEDI and other institutions in Gilgit. A good number of professionals and media representatives were also present at the event. The Chairman HEDI, Mr. Sultan Ahmed, ...

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Voice of dissent: ‘Where is the empowerment we were promised?’


Source: Express Tribune Lawyers in Gilgit-Baltistan (G-B) on Friday urged the Pakistan Army to fill the vacuum left by civilian governments and guarantee constitutional rights to the people of the region. “It is about time the army steps in to provide fundamental human and constitutional rights to the people of G-B,” Advocate Shehbaz Khan, vice president of G-B Bar Council, ...

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Increase in pollution of Attabad Lake endangers aquatic life

pollution of the attabad lake

By Farman Karim Baig Increase in pollution of the famous Attabad Lake in Hunza Valley has endangered the lives of aquatic animals living in the lake, which came into being on the Hunza River as a result of the Attabad landslide disaster in Jan. 2010. Environmental authorities have apparently turned a blind eye to the lake’s increased pollution as no ...

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Gilgit: Missing 8-year-old boy found dead


By Irfan Munna An eight-year-old boy who went missing two days back was found dead on Monday in Gilgit. The boy has reportedly been killed by knife attack in Gilgit. His dead body was recovered from the Gilgit River. According to a report of Pamir Times,  police and parents of the boy had been searching for him over the last couple of days. ...

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CID arrests alleged killer of US citizen in Gilgit after 16 years

killer of us citizen in gilgit

By our reporter An operation conducted by the CID led to the detention of a man convicted of murdering a foreigner in Gilgit-Baltistan. The alleged assailant Mr. Abid Hussain, son of Rehmat Khan, a resident of Haramosh, Gilgit, has been accused of attacking US citizen Mr. Edward and his wife Yasmeen in 1998, leaving the husband dead and the wife ...

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