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Five-day workshop on Kalasha language concluded

Five-day workshop on Kalasha language concluded

Chitral: (PR)  A five-day workshop on Kalash language came to an end today. The orthography workshop was organized to revisit orthography issues of Kal’s’amondr the Kalasha Language, it was funded by USAID/NRSP and implemented by Ayun and Valleys Development Programme under its project Kalasha Language and Culture Preservation. Interestingly number of...

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Gilgit-Baltistan, Apricot and CPEC

Gilgit-Baltistan, Apricot and CPEC

By Shakeel Ali Balti Allah Almighty has gifted Gilgit Baltistan with rich resource in the form of apricot trees. It is estimated there are a total of 2,971,935 apricot trees in GB and apricots are the most common fruit grown with an average 15 trees per household. The second most...

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Landslide temporarily blocks Astore River, damages road

Landslide temporarily blocks Astore River, damages road

With inputs by Subkhan Suhail | Photographs: Tahir Rana Astore: A massive landslide temporarily blocked the Asotre River and destroyed a 250 feet long portion of the road on Friday, at around 4 O’clock. The river blockade continued for at least 30 minutes, before the blockade gave in, releasing the stored...

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Young man dies due to accidental gunfire

Young man dies due to accidental gunfire

Amir Nayab Laspur: A college student lost his life when his gun went off accidentally in the Harchin village of Laspur valley on Friday. Family sources told that FSc student Mir Hussain, son of Abdul Ghani, along with his family member Ejaz Ahmed had gone to a hillock near the Harchin...

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Blacksmithery: A fast fading traditional occupation in Gilgit-Baltistan

Blacksmithery: A fast fading traditional occupation in Gilgit-Baltistan

By Noor Akbar Gohar 63 years old Shakur Khan is working as a blacksmith for last 49 years at main Bazar Sherqila, capital of former principality of Punial and the largest village of Ghizer district of Gilgit-Baltistan.  He was 14 when he started to work as a blacksmith. It came...

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