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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 Prime Minister in the Gilgit-Baltistan Assembly last month, a UN

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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. The issues of extremism and terrorism are an existential threat

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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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Forces kill militant commander wanted for over 100 murders in Quetta

Islamabad A notorious militant wanted for more than 100 murders was killed in an intense gunfight with security forces in

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Moses to Marx

  Moses to Marx

Raza Neem Eminent social historian, writer and journalist Syed Sibte Hassan set off on his final journey on April 20,

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Gilgit Region

Illogical, colonial stance of Kashmiris on GB’s status

Sultan Madad There has been a general misunderstanding among the people of Jammu and Kashmir with respect to the identity of Gilgit-Baltistan. Almost all nationalist and mainstream political parties of

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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
National

Investing in climate change

Amir Hussain Terms such as ‘the environment’ and ‘climate change’ are used interchangeably in development parlance and policy discourses in Pakistan. However, both terms denote entirely different concepts, not only

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The High Asia Region
    Australian, C.Asian varsities to strengthen ties in communication, media studies

Australian, C.Asian varsities to strengthen ties in communication, media studies

News Desk The University of Technology, Sydney (UTS), and the University of Central Asia (UCA), Kyrgyzstan have joined hands to strengthen relations in the fields of curriculum development exchange of

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