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Floods continue to wreak havoc in Shimshal valley

Text and photos by Naveedullah   SHIMSHAL(Gojal), Aug 1: Shimshal, an isolated valley in the northeast of Hunza District has been devastated by floods. The swollen Shimshal river coupled with

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Shimshal River damages bridge, forests, link road at several points

    Shimshal River damages bridge, forests, link road at several points

Akbar Shah SHIMSHAL (Gojal), July 31: Sudden rise in Shimshal river level has swept away a suspension bridged, damaged forests and blocked the only road linking the village with nearby

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Liquid force

    Liquid force

By Hussain Ahmad Siddiqui It is hard to believe, but it is a reality that, in spite of being rich in water resources and having tremendous potential of developing hydropower

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Glacial lake outbursts

    Glacial lake outbursts

THERE are increasing reports of glacial lakes bursting in the mountainous regions of the north, causing widespread damage to people and property in the path of the devastating release of

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G-B asks tourists to check weather before heading north

    G-B asks tourists to check weather before heading north

ISLAMABAD: Gilgit-Baltistan Tourism Development (GBTD) has issued special instructions for tourists coming to the territory. Due to persistent rains and

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Height of the world’s tallest peak under question

    Height of the world’s tallest peak under question

Nepal: The Nepalese government has undertaken the tedious task of re-measuring the height of Mount Everest, the tallest peak in

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Why every nature lover should trek across the majestic Chitral Gol National Park

    Why every nature lover should trek across the majestic Chitral Gol National Park

WALKING THE TRAIL MAJESTIC The magnificent 300-year-old Deodar Cedar tree, dubbed Chaghbini by the locals, is located on the main

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Bearing with bears: Male bears in KNP get two female companions

    Bearing with bears: Male bears in KNP get two female companions

Herald Report Two female brown bears have been released into the Khunjerab National Park (KNP) in Gojal, upper Hunza, according

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

GILGIT: The Gilgit-Baltistan development authority has prepared plan worth over a billion rupees to establish a sewerage system in Gilgit city

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‘Melting glaciers pose threat to whole country’

    ‘Melting glaciers pose threat to whole country’

CHITRAL: “If you want to save the plains of Pakistan, then rush to save Chitral at first. This is the

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