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Gilgit Baltistan’s dilemma

Gilgit Baltistan’s dilemma

By Asif Sakhi It is said that it takes four to five years to become a first class citizen of any country but unfortunately, after almost 66 years, the most civilized, peaceful and educated people of Gilgit-Baltistan, the so-called province of Pakistan, have been neglected and ill-treated like stepchild by successive...

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Complete autonomy only solution of Kashmir dispute, says JKLF leader Amanullah Khan

Complete autonomy only solution of Kashmir dispute, says JKLF leader Amanullah Khan

With reporting by Farman Karim Baig  Gilgit, October 31: Pakistan and India will always remain in loggerheads if the Kashmir dispute is not resolved. Both countries need to develop consensus over the complete autonomy of Kashmir. World peace will remain vulnerable till resolution of the Kashmir issue. Pakistan’s political parties do not...

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AKRSP announces fellowship opportunity for GB and Chitral youth

AKRSP announces fellowship opportunity for GB and Chitral youth

The Aga Khan Rural Support Programme (AKRSP) under its Enhancing Employability & Leadership for Youth (EELY) project funded by Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada (DFATD) formerly CIDA is pleased to announce the Youth Development Fellowship (YDF) for young  professionals  from Gilgit-Baltistan and Chitral. Eligibility Criteria: Between 21-28...

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Self, society and suicide in Gilgit

Self, society and suicide in Gilgit

The construction of the Karakorum Highway (KKH) and dissolution of local principalities were the biggest changes in the modern history of Gilgit-Baltistan. Previously, modern communication and travel was a luxury afforded by a privileged few. The KKH and concomitant developments in communication have facilitated easy flow of people, goods and...

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Ashura Security: Contingents of Pakistan Army deployed in Astore, Gilgit and Skardu

Ashura Security: Contingents of Pakistan Army deployed in Astore, Gilgit and Skardu

Gilgit, October 30: Two companies of Pakistan Army have been deployed in Gilgit and one company has been deployed in Skardu, while a platoon has been deployed in Astore as part of the security measures ahead of the Ashura processions. The deployment was made today after a high level meeting...

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