Gilgit: 29 employees of Excise and Taxation department to be fired

Gilgit: 29 employees of Excise and Taxation department to be fired

Gilgit, January 30: Twenty nine (29) illegally appointed employees of the Excise and Taxation department in Gilgit-Baltistan will be shown the door in the near future. Sources have informed that the decision to terminate services of the illegally hired employees has been made in view of an investigation report compiled...

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106MW Golen Gol project will trigger green revolution in Chitral: Director

Gul Hammad Farooqi Chitral, January 30: The 106 Megawatt under-construction Golen Goal Hydro Power Project (GGHP) will trigger green revolution in the area, said Project Director Khan Muhammad while addressing  a gathering attended among others by Shahzada Iftikharuddin MNA from Chitral in Koghuzi. He said that around 10 Cusecs water has...

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Pakistan’s timber mafia threaten forest protection plans – environmentalists

Pakistan’s timber mafia threaten forest protection plans – environmentalists

Authors: Saleem Shaikh and Sughra Tunio CHILAS, Pakistan (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Nestled on the west side of Pakistan’s Indus River, the remote town of Chilas is notorious for its timber smugglers, who operate freely in the northern district of Gilgit-Baltistan. “I don’t think any conservation efforts will really save Pakistan’s...

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Bright future, with good education

Bright future, with good education

Israr Ahmad  Just look around, the whole land escape of GB gives a gloomy picture of state of education where children either have zero facilities available for getting education, and if available then the environment does not appear so conducive to get education. The system of exploitation has drawn a...

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Hunza Kings 11 has won Chitral-Gilgit Premier League 2014

Hunza Kings 11 has won Chitral-Gilgit Premier League 2014

Karachi, January 28: Kings Eleven Hunza has won the final match of the Chitral-Gilgit Premier League played at the SMS Aga Khan School Ground Karimabad, on Sunday. Hunza Kings Eleven scored 123 runs in the final match, while their opponents playing from Shaheed Aesar were able to make 102 runs...

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