The life and times of Rajab Shah, an outstanding mountaineer

The life and times of Rajab Shah, an outstanding mountaineer

By Karrar Haideri Rajab Shah was an exceptional mountaineer. He was the first Pakistani to climb all peaks above 8,000 meters located within the country. He had climbed K2, Nanga Parbat, Gasharbrum I (two times), Gasharbrum II and Broad Peak. He had been awarded the President’s Pride of Performance Award...

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Renowned mountaineer Rajab Shah has passed away

Renowned mountaineer Rajab Shah has passed away

Islamabad: Rajab Shah, a renowned Pakistani Mountaineer from Shimshal Valley (Upper Hunza), has passed away in Gilgit after brief ailment. According to a local person, he had been brought to Gilgit from Shimshal for treatment after his health deteriorated. He passed away last night at CMH, Gilgit. He will be laid...

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Darel Jirga decides against allowing women to vote

Darel Jirga decides against allowing women to vote

Gilgit, April 30: A Jirga held a couple of days back in the Darel Valley of Diamer District has unanimously decided to not allow women voters to cast the ballot. The Jirga was  was held in the Darel Valley of Diamer District a couple of days back to discuss whether...

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OEC conducts three educational expos in Chipursan Valley, Gojal

OEC conducts three educational expos in Chipursan Valley, Gojal

Gilgit (PR): No barrier big enough, no mountain too high. Despite the cold weather and tough conditions, Team OEC was able to successfully conduct three expos in Reesht, Zoodkhun and Kirmin villages of Chipursan, Gojal Valley, Upper Hunza. On February 18, Team OEC started their journey towards Gojal valley under...

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 Multi-grade teaching and teacher education

 Multi-grade teaching and teacher education

By Muhammad Ali The concept and practice of multi-grade teaching has received increasing attention around the world. Multi-grade teaching occurs in schools when/where one teacher teaches more than one grades within the given timetabled period. Multi-grade teaching is practiced in many countries either by choice or by necessity. For example...

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