[Opinion] Vanishing Voices

by Aziz Ali Dad Because of the compression of time and space under the influence of technology the contemporary age is known as “Global Village”. This is the first time in the history of mankind that local, national, regional and international events influence one another in various ways. Gilgit-Baltistan is...

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Protesters want home secretary out

by Farman Karim Baig and Ghulam Nasir Gulmit, February 27: Around six hundred people belonging to Shishkat, Gulmit, Ghulkin, Hussaini and Passu staged a protest demonstration against the police action in Gilgit city yesterday. The protesters raised slogans against the home secretary and chief secretary of Gilgit – Baltistan for...

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Government shall declare Gojal valley as calamity hit

by Zulfiqar Ali Khan MMS by Akram Bari The second largest bridge on Karakuram Highway submerged tonight in the lake water between Shishkat and Gulmit, two of the largest settlements of Gojal valley. The bridge had already been closed for all sorts of traffic due to the dangers posed by...

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