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Majlis Wahdat-e-Muslimeen leader sent to jail

MWM leader

GILGIT: An anti-terrorism court judge in Gilgit sent a regional Majlis Wahdat-e-Muslimeen leader to prison on Tuesday. MWM Gilgit-Baltistan General Secretary Allama Sheikh Nayyar Abbas was sent to prison on judicial remand. He had appeared before the anti-terrorism court on his own. He was accused of treason and had been at large for the past 10 months. He was also declared ...

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NAB approves inquiry against former Education Minister GB


The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has approved an inquiry into allegations of illegal hiring of teachers in GB and misuse of authority against Ali Madad Sher, former Education Minister of Gilgit Baltistan. According to a report Ali Madad Sher is accused of illegally hiring of teachers in various districts of GIlgit Baltistan. The decision was taken by NAB Executive Board chaired ...

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APC demanded 11 NA and 22 senate seats for GB


Gilgit: All Parties Conference which held in Gilgit have demanded 11 National Assembly seats and 22 senate seats from the Federal.  G-B will not be divided at any cost and CPEC will not be allowed in GB until the fully conational rights given to GB. Many political leaders from various parties attended the APC which includes Amjad Advocate, Wazir Baig, ...

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Hiring at various positions will start in March says CM G-B


Chief Minister of Gilgit Baltistan Hafiz Hafeez Ur Rehman said that hiring for various positions will start through NTS and FPSC from March 2016. Mr. Rehman said to make the merit based hiring in various positions task is been given to National Testing Service (NTS) Pakistan and Federal Public Service Commission (FPSC). Chief Minister also said that the constitutional committee ...

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HEC Chairman meets Governor G-B


ISLAMABAD: Governor Gilgit-Baltistan Mir Ghazanfar Ali Khan meets with the Higher Education Commission (HEC) on Friday to discuss higher education opportunities in Gilgit Baltistan. According to a report total seats quota for students of Gilgit Baltistan will be increased in the various Universities of Pakistan. HEC Chairman Dr Mukhtar Ahmed briefed the Governor about the programs for the development of higher ...

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Deputy Speaker demands KIU’s VC removal


Deputy speaker GBLA Mr. Jaffarullah Khan has demanded from the president of Pakistan to intervene in the crisis rocking Dr. Asif, vice chancellor of Karakorum International University (KIU). Mr. Jaffarullah Khan said the crisis at KIU is getting out of hand, hence the need for federal government and president to intervene. According to a report the Vice chancellor of Karakorum International ...

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In solidarity: G-B mourns deadly Bacha Khan University attack


By Shabbir Mir / Picture: economictimes GILGIT: Condemnation poured in from across Gilgit-Baltistan a day after terrorists killed at least 21 people at Bacha Khan University in Charsadda. At least 20 men from Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa have also been arrested for questioning on Thursday. People from all walks of life, including the chief minister and governor, condemned the act of terrorism. All expressed their solidarity ...

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Snowball effect: As the fortunate flee, rest of G-B battles relentless cold


By Shabbir Mir GILGIT: It happens every year. A relentless winter creeps in restless for a place to settle; eventually it finds a home in Gilgit-Baltistan, inching out residents who can afford to leave. The rest are left stranded within their own homes. The few families who can afford to travel, shift from the cold mountainous areas to warmer areas, mostly ...

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Graffiti welcoming Islamic State seen in Gilgit


By: Shabbir Mir GILGIT: Graffiti welcoming Islamic State (IS) was seen in at least two places in Gilgit, stirring panic among locals and law-enforcement agencies. “At least two walls were painted with slogans welcoming IS in Gilgit,” a resident said on Sunday, a day after the graffiti was found spray-painted in Amphari area of Gilgit. “Nobody knows who did this; people ...

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Cleaner G-B: PC-1s ready for sewerage systems in Gilgit, Danyor

Gilgit Baltistan news

By Shabbir Mir GILGIT: The Gilgit-Baltistan development authority has prepared plan worth over a billion rupees to establish a sewerage system in Gilgit city and the adjacent Danyor town. The sewerage network will help resolve long-standing hygiene, water contamination and environmental issues, which become more prominent during monsoon rains. A G-B government official requesting anonymity told The Express Tribune on Tuesday, “At the ...

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