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Mountain killings threaten Pakistan’s tourist economy

Mountain killings threaten Pakistan’s tourist economy

By Danial Shah For Sohail Azhar, the director of a tour company in Pakistan, the May elections brought him hope of possible changes for peace between the government and militants. But those hopes were smashed when foreign tourists were targeted in a recent attack. On June 23, 2013 a group...

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Developing the northern tip of the economic corridor – A Proposal

Developing the northern tip of the economic corridor – A Proposal

By Nasruddin Rupani and Izhar Hunzai The Prime Minister’s Kashgar-Gawadar Economic Corridor project has created an unprecedented economic opportunity for all of Pakistan. We now need smart planning to create maximum value and benefits to all of Pakistan, and especially for those fragile mountain areas, which are highly vulnerable to...

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Gilgit-Baltistan represented at 4th National Youth Peace Festival held in Lahore

Gilgit-Baltistan represented at 4th National Youth Peace Festival held in Lahore

Shahid Ali Naeem Lahore, September 29: Young representatives from Gilgit-Baltistan participated in the 4th National Youth Peace Festival 2013 (NYPF), held in Lahore from 26th to 28th of September. The festival was arranged by Chanan Development Association (CDA) in collaboration with Karachi Youth Initiative (KYI), Y-PEER, USAID and United Democracy...

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Hunza: Vehicle carrying tourists plunges into ravine, two foreigners killed

Hunza: Vehicle carrying tourists plunges into ravine, two foreigners killed

Our Correspondent Aliabad, September 28: A vehicle carrying foreign tourists and local people plunged into a ravine while traveling from Aliabad (Hunza) to Gilgit on the Karakuram Highway. Two foreigners, including a female, passed away and four others sustained injuries. The deceased were identified as citizens of Belarus. One of...

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Modernity and mutation

Modernity and mutation

Aziz Ali Dad  With the advent of modernity, the society is faced with a dilemma of striking a balance between change and continuity. Change demands adoption of new mediums at the expense of traditional ones through which historical memory and literary sensibilities were expressed. So strong were the winds of...

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