Gilgit: Explosion near Haramosh bound passenger van leaves 3 dead

Gilgit: Explosion near Haramosh bound passenger van leaves 3 dead

Van blast not an act of terrorism, DC Gilgit tells media (Click to open link)  ========== With reporting by Farman Karim Baig & others Gilgit, October 2: Explosion near a passenger van moving towards Haramosh Valley has led to the death of at least three people, while nine people, including...

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Senator Mushahid’s peace plan for Siachen

Senator Mushahid’s peace plan for Siachen

He presented a three-point peace plan for the Siachen region. It suggests demilitarisation of the region with the withdrawal of armed forces of Pakistan and India. The second point of the plan is conversion of Siachen into a peace park where mountain tourism and expeditions could be encouraged under the...

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LEAD Pakistan trains data collectors in Chitral

LEAD Pakistan trains data collectors in Chitral

Chitral, October 2: Lead Pakistan, under the USAID funded “Empowering of Indigenous Communities Conserved Areas for Wildlife Conservation Project”, organized three days training workshop for the data collectors in Chitral distrct. The training workshop was attended by the students and teaching facility of  Shahseed Banzer Butto University Chitral Campus, Wildlife field staffs...

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Authorities warn of terror plot in Gilgit-Baltistan

Authorities warn of terror plot in Gilgit-Baltistan

Monitoring Desk Gilgit, October 2: Security authorities in a letter sent to the GB Home Dept have warned that a Kohistan based banned militant group might try to attack government officials or passengers on the Karakuram Highway or inside Gilgit-Baltistan. The GB administration has also been informed that the militants might...

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“Revolutionary” tourism policy ready for Gilgit-Baltistan, says Chaudhary Barjees

“Revolutionary” tourism policy ready for Gilgit-Baltistan, says Chaudhary Barjees

Our Correspondent Islamabad, October 2: The Gilgit-Baltistan Council met Wednesday to discuss and approve a new tourism policy for the picturesque region. The policy has been prepared with the technical support of the USAID, it has been learnt. The Federal Minister for Gilgit-Baltistan and Kashmir Affairs has termed the policy...

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