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Work on Gilgit-Skardu Expressway kicks off; delay causes cost escalation by Rs11billion 

    Work on Gilgit-Skardu Expressway kicks off; delay causes cost escalation by Rs11billion 

News Desk The reconstruction and widening of Gilgit-Skardu Expressway have been started after a delay of seven years, escalating its cost by Rs11 billion. The contract of the 170km road work

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Mamnoon asks KIU to introduce CPEC-related courses

    Mamnoon asks KIU to introduce CPEC-related courses

Correspondent GILGIT, Aug 25: While the people of Gilgit-Baltistan are gloomy for being neglected and worried about their ecology, culture and economy, President Mamnoon Hussain foresees ‘opportunities’ and ‘prosperity’ for

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Footprints: northern areas’ dilemma

    Footprints: northern areas’ dilemma

PASSU: Sitting on a small hill along the Karakoram Highway (KKH) in Passu, Hunza, the Glacier Breeze café is famous for its delicious apricot cake. The only thing that beats

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APC for an end to harassment of activists, withdrawal of draconian laws from GB

    APC for an end to harassment of activists, withdrawal of draconian laws from GB

News Desk Participants of a conference here on Tuesday demanded an immediate end to repression on political and rights activists, suppression of the freedom of expression in Gilgit-Baltistan and withdrawal

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Projects worth millions being executed in Baltistan: CM

Correspondent SKARDU, Aug 20: The federal and Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) governments are taking a keen interest in the development of Baltistan,

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APC to discuss rising incidents of HR violations in Gilgit on 23rd

  APC to discuss rising incidents of HR violations in Gilgit on 23rd

News Desk An all-parties conference (APC) has been rescheduled on Wednesday (Aug 23) to discuss the increasing restrictions on freedom

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Speakers for revival, reforms of customary laws to protect local people, nature

  Speakers for revival, reforms of customary laws to protect local people, nature

Special Correspondent GILGIT, Aug 20: Customary laws and indigenous knowledge have played a crucial role in the sustainable development of

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Baba Jan’s review plea: GB’s top court urged to rectify ‘floating error’ in verdict

  Baba Jan’s review plea: GB’s top court urged to rectify ‘floating error’ in verdict

HAH Report The top court of Gilgit-Baltistan has adjourned the hearing of a petition filed by Baba Jan, a prominent

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Chitral reign supreme at Shandur Festival defeating Gilgit

  Chitral reign supreme at Shandur Festival defeating Gilgit

Karimullah & Mustafa Kamal SHANDUR (Chitral), July 31: Chitral maintained their supremacy by winning the three-day polo tournament defeating their arch-rival Gilgit

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Reaching the summit of Broad Peak, Aminullah Baig sets new record of conquering all 8,000ers

  Reaching the summit of Broad Peak, Aminullah Baig sets new record of conquering all 8,000ers

News Desk Aminullah Baig, a veteran mountaineer, has set a new record of scaling all 8,000-meter high peaks in Pakistan

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