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GB Police to beef up security of CPEC projects, bridges

By, Tanveer Ahmed Gilgit: Gilgit-Baltistan administration has decided to beef up security on of Karakoram Highway and of the ongoing development projects under the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) in Gilgit-Baltistan. In this regard, a high level meeting held at the central police office Gilgit to review the security arrangements in the province. The meeting […]

Tree Plantation Drive Launches in GB

By Tanveer Ahmed GILGIT-Gilgit-Baltistan government on Thursday formally launched spring plantation drive to plant as many as 3 million trees in three months across GB aim at saving environment and eco-system in the mountain area. The campaign has been launched with the slogan for this year “Es Bahaar 2 Shajar Har Bashar’’. Under this slogan, […]

Teenage boy hunts Himalayan ibex in Hunza

GILGIT: Imam Haroon, a 13-year-old boy from Islamabad, has hunted Himalayan Ibex in upper Hunza, becoming the youngest hunter in the legal trophy hunting in Gilgit-Baltistan. According GB parks and wildlife department, Haroon hunted the Himalayan Ibex, whose horn measured 40 inches in Gulkin village of Gojal, which is at an altitude of 12,000 feet, […]

Kashmir Solidarity Day Observes in Gilgit-Baltistan

Tanveer Ahmed GILGIT- Like other parts of the country, people of Gilgit-Baltistan on Monday also marked the Kashmir Solidarity Day aiming at showing their sympathies and solidarity with the people of occupied Kashmir, who have been endeavoring for the right of self-determination. The speakers condemned the worst atrocities of Indian forces against the freedom fighters […]

AKRSP commemorates 35 years of community service

ISLAMABAD: The Aga Khan Rural Support Program (AKRSP) commemorated 35 years of empowering communities since 35 years through the Odyssey of Synergies, a development expo and panel discussion at the Serena Hotel. The expo included a photography exhibition highlighting the achievements AKRSP within each of the major components of work, including social organisations, natural resource […]

Pak Army Rescued French Mountaineer

Tanveer Ahmed A French mountaineer was rescued from Pakistan’s second highest mountain Nanga Purbat famously known as “Killer Mountain” but her male companion went missing, despite repeated efforts to rescue him. Elisabeth Revol, from France and Tomasz Mackiewicz, from Poland, got into difficulties on Friday while climbing Pakistan’s second-highest peak, the 26,660ft Nanga Parbat. On […]

Pak Army Launches Operation to Rescue Foreign Climbers in Nanga Parbat

Tanveer Ahmed Gilgit In a bid to rescue the two missing foreign climbers, Pakistan Army has launched an operation in Nanga Parbat, popularly known as “Killer Mountain”. The two climbers Elisabeth Revol, from France, and Polish national Tomek Mackiewicz have been missing since Thursday while attempting to scale the Nanga Parbat in the winter expedition. […]

‘Near threatened’ Pallas’s cat spotted in Kurram tribal region

Jamil Nagri GILGIT: About the size of a domestic cat with grey long dense fur, Pallas’s cat — which has been classified as near threatened by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) since 2002 — has recently been spotted in Chitral and Kurram Agency areas as well after trapping cameras had first captured […]