Name : Saleem Shaikh

Email : saleemzeal@gmail.com

Tackling Heat Waves

Tackling Heat Waves

  By Saudamini Das, Priya Shyamsundar and Saleem Shaikh The recent searing heat waves in the sub-continent have proved fatal to hundreds. The unforgiving heat has spared no one. The very young, the very old and those in the prime of their lives have all been scorched. Over four thousand...

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Following the footprints: Senior citizens from Shimshal trekked the historic Qaroon route

Following the footprints: Senior citizens from Shimshal trekked the historic Qaroon route

Photo: Farman Ali Tajik  Sost: A 19-member team of senior Citizens from Shimshal valley followed the historical Qaroon Pass (Over 5000 metre high) to reach Avgarch valley. The trek was jointly organized by the local council Shimshal and local council Sost. The trekkers in traditional trekking dresses received warm receptions from...

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Passu Cricket League will kick start as a drive against drug use

Passu Cricket League will kick start as a drive against drug use

 Israr Salahuddin Passu Cricket League will kick start from 5th July at Passu Cricket ground. Nine teams from Passu will take part in the mega cricket event organized at village level under Ismaili Boy Scouts Group  in collaboration with Passu Students Association (PSA) and Passu Times as a media partner. This...

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Let the People Rule

Let the People Rule

By Abdul Ali PM and new CM- GB vowed after winning the recent election “to work day and night to make Gilgit-Baltistan a modern and developed area as per his vision and actions would be taken to address the people’s sense of deprivation.” The  2,000,000 approximately souls with population density...

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Gilgit-Baltistan education strategy is close to being finalized, Secretary Education

Gilgit-Baltistan education strategy is close to being finalized, Secretary Education

June 25, 2015: Aga Khan Development Network and Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade of the Australian Government concluded a successful five year project ‘Education Development and Improvement Programme (EDIP)’ that has enhanced access, equity and quality of education with increased gender parity, participation and sustainability of community interventions. EDIP...

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