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Three cops killed, two injured in terrorist attack on police checkpost in Gilgit

HAH Report GILGIT Three police personnel were killed and two others injured in yet another brazen terrorist attack on a checkpoint, the second violent incident this month in the relatively peaceful

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A dam, but no plan

    A dam, but no plan

By Catriona Luke Once again the Diamer-Bhasha dam, 40 kilometers downstream of Chilas, is on the agenda for development. It would be a catastrophe for the region, which could include

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UN rights watchdog for an end to misuse of ATA against political activists in GB

HAH Special Islamabad:  Amid strong protests from the indigenous people over the much-touted Gilgit-Baltistan Order 2018 that was unveiled by former

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Gilgit-Baltistan’s political prisoners — I

  Gilgit-Baltistan’s political prisoners — I

Zaigham Abbas   The Pashtun Tahaffuz movement (PTM) has infused a new spirit for dissent and serious debate in Pakistan.

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Twenty-five years of conserving biodiversity in the Hindu Kush-Himalaya regions

  Twenty-five years of conserving biodiversity in the Hindu Kush-Himalaya regions

Janita Gurung & Pradyumna J.B. Rana The 25 years after Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) ratification have seen many successes

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Twenty-five years of conserving biodiversity in the Hindu Kush-Himalaya regions

Janita Gurung & Pradyumna J.B. Rana Twenty-five years after the ratification of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), we have seen many

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Chitral Region
Gilgit Region
    Third season of GBCL kicks off with a colourful cultural program

Third season of GBCL kicks off with a colourful cultural program

Ali Ahmed Jan The much-awaited Gilgit-Baltistan Champions League (GBCL) kicked off with a greater participation of the enthusiastic and talented teams from over two dozen universities and colleges of twin

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Diamer District
    NAB files corruption references against 6 GB forest officials

NAB files corruption references against 6 GB forest officials

HAH Correspondent GILGIT: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has filed separate references against the officials of Gilgit-Baltistan Forest Department for violating the timber policy and inflicting Rs156 million losses to the national

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Baltistan Region
    Harnessing GB’s tourism potential

Harnessing GB’s tourism potential

By Zameer Abbas Pakistan has started issuing on-arrival visas to tourists from 24 countries, notably the United States, China, the United Kingdom, France, Norway, Austria, Finland and Greece etc., from

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Astor District
    Minimarg: Finding magic near the Line of Control

Minimarg: Finding magic near the Line of Control

After a strenuous hike that lasted for an hour, I came to a grinding halt. I had only covered a 1.5km distance. With the sun out in full blazing glory

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Ghizer District
    Traders observe shutter-down strike in Gahkuch against load-shedding

Traders observe shutter-down strike in Gahkuch against load-shedding

Noor Akbar Gohar GAHKUCH (Ghizer District), July 13: Complete shutter-down strike was observed by traders here on Thursday against frequent prolonged power outages. The call for the shutter down strike

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Hunza District
Swat-Kohistan Region
    ‘Dark water lake’ in Swat drawing tourists in numbers

‘Dark water lake’ in Swat drawing tourists in numbers

MINGORA: Tourists and trekkers have been flocking to a little-known lake at Kangar Danda in the upper gorges of Sulatanr valley here to enjoy its mysteriously dark and icy waters.

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