Training Workshop on Natural Resource Management organized by WWF

Press Release  Gahkuch, June 30: A three day training workshop on “Natural Resource Management” was organized by Saving Wetlands Sky High (SWSH) Programme, WWF-Pakistan, at a local hotel here from 27-29 June 2011. The training workshop was aimed at enhancing understanding about natural resource management in general and organic agriculture...

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[Editorial] Alam Bridge, Attabad and [GB] Government's Authority

The prolonged delay in repairing of the strategic Alam Bridge has become a cause of embarrassment for the Mehdi Shah led government in Gilgit – Baltistan.  The Alam Bridge was closed for heavy traffic in mid of May after some cables holding it broke down. After a lapse of almost 45...

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[Pictorial] Khaplu Fort, Baltistan

Khaplu Fort, located in Ghangche District of Baltistan, is getting final touches of renovation. It is the second fort in Baltistan to be renovated by Aga Khan Cultural Services, Pakistan. A section of the fort’s residential area is being used as a hotel, operated by Serena Hotels. The idea is...

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Swimming in Hanisara River banned for two months

PT Report Gilgit, June 28: District administration of Gilgit has imposed a ban on swimming in the Hanisara River. According to a press release the ban has been imposed for a period of two months. The ban has been imposed to save human lives. Dozens of people have drowned in...

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