Amjad Ayub reelected Chairman of KADO, “Vision 2020” approved by general body

Amjad Ayub reelected Chairman of KADO, “Vision 2020” approved by general body

Hunza, June 30: The 15th Annual General Meeting of the Karakuram Area Development Organization (KADO) was held on 29th June, 2014 at Karimabad Hunza. The General Body members re-elected Mr. Amjad Ayub as the new Chairman and Mr. Ain Ul Hayat as the Vice Chairman. Mr. Atta Ullah Baig (AKRSP), Mr....

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Two youngsters drown in Ghizar River, near Gahkuch

Two youngsters drown in Ghizar River, near Gahkuch

Updated Gahkuch: Two youth, reportedly hailing from Yasin Valley, have drowned in the Ghizar River near Gahkuch. According to details, the two youth were swimming in the river when they were swept away. They were identified as Shabbir son of Ali Murad, a resident of Yasin proper, and Waqar, a...

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Samina and Mirza scaled Mt. McKinley, highest peak in North America

Samina and Mirza scaled Mt. McKinley, highest peak in North America

Monitoring Desk  Islamabad: Samina Baig and Mirza Ali Baig, brother and sister mountaineers, hailing from Shimshal, Hunza, Gilgit-Baltistan, became the first Pakistanis to summit Mt. McKinley and stand on the top of North America, Climbing for gender equality and women’s empowerment, Samina has now conquered six mountains in her Seven...

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GLOFs furhter traumatize life in the disaster hit Gojal Valley

GLOFs furhter traumatize life in the disaster hit Gojal Valley

Didar Ali The poor commuters in Gojal Valley, Upper Hunza, have to cross the icy water at Yazupk, glacial stream, near Hussaini village; many of them are women and children. It’s not the icy water only, it also brings mud and stones along which makes the journey even harsher.  The...

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Mehfil-e-Mushaira arranged by GB Writers’ Forum in Karachi

Mehfil-e-Mushaira arranged by GB Writers’ Forum in Karachi

Karachi: (PR) Gilgit Baltistan Writers Forum (GBWF) arranged a special sitting and mehfil-e-mushaira “here in Karachi at Irtiqa center on Friday 27/,2014. In which Dr Azra shed light on “development Priorities, which way to take” while Wajiha student of M.Phil and Amaar student of Philosophy also share their views on...

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