Poetry – Prayers for the New Year (Ishtiaq Ahmed Yaad)

Poetry – Prayers for the New Year (Ishtiaq Ahmed Yaad)

The year 2012 was full of grief and sadness for majority of the people of Gilgit-Baltistan, mostly because of massive killings, social unrest, deterioration of law and order situation and many other issues caused by the failure of government and social institutions. This poetry by the region’s renowned poet dreams...

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A reflection on the women rights discourse

A reflection on the women rights discourse

Irfan Ali  The cry of women rights is one of the buzz word in popular media these days. And off course, women are not parallel in terms of rights, when compared with man. Women have been marginalized from her inalienable rights in almost every society in every epoch of history. ...

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Hunza-Nagar Press Club appoints office bearers and members

Hunza-Nagar Press Club appoints office bearers and members

Our Correspondent Aliabad, December 29: The Hunza-Nagar Press Club appointed its new office bearers. The oath taking ceremony was held in Aliabad, administered by Advocate Zahoor Karim. According to a press release, Ghulam Murtaza Shamiri has been appointed president, Ijlal Hussain as vice-president, Asadullah Ghazi as joint secretary, Iqbal as...

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Two Christian brothers attacked in Gilgit, one killed

Two Christian brothers attacked in Gilgit, one killed

Monitoring Desk Gilgit, December 29: In a very unusual incident, two Chiristian brothers were attacked by unknown assailants in the Ittehad Chowk area of Gilgit city yesterday. One person identified as Mushtaq Masih was shot dead while his brother Liaqat Masih was injured. According to details published in the regional...

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Economy: Used cloths keep majority of GBians warm during harsh winter

Economy: Used cloths keep majority of GBians warm during harsh winter

Our Correspondent Gilgit, December 28: Come winters and the markets in Gilgit-Baltistan region get filled with used, “second-hand”, clothes, including coats, sweaters, mufflers, gloves, shoes and socks. The cheaply available products not only appeal to the economically disadvantaged segments of the society, but also the people of middle and upper...

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