Articles by Staff

Gilgit: A group of local researchers and mountaineers while challenging the theory of ‘Karakoram Anomaly’, have launched their own research drive in a bid to disprove the theory, saying that the ground situation suggests that the glaciers in the Karakoram range also retreat over the …

THE Pakistan government is projecting the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project as a panacea to all its problems, one which will result in unprecedented nationwide prosperity. Undoubtedly, an investment of the proposed scale and a project completed within a limited time frame is welcome, but …

Eid Hussain Albert Einstein once said that everybody is a genius, if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it would leave the whole life believing that it   is stupid. Today our modern day education system kills the children creativity. Everything …

Rizwan A Khan Gilgit-Baltistan region is facing serious challenge of the air pollution due to ever increasing emissions of green house gases in the narrow mountainous valleys of the Upper Indus Basin (UIB). The primary source  of air pollution is the mushroom growth of the Non-custom …

At a two-hour drive rough over broken roads from Chitral town, lies Garam Chashma. This is where hot springs bubble up from deep inside the neighbouring mountains that tower over this sleepy town. The broken roads are due to the recent flooding in the area. …

Climate change spells a hotter, drier and wetter future for the Himalayas, says Arun B. Shrestha. As more heat-trapping greenhouse gases (GhG) and short-lived climate pollutants (SLCP) accumulate in the atmosphere, there is little hope of reining in climate change. Already there is strong evidence …

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