Are We Safe On the Karakoram Highway?

Are We Safe On the Karakoram Highway?

Dr. Atif Ali 7th June 2016, yet another unfortunate accident on KKH claimed lives of 5 people including the driver. The four of the unfortunate deceased belong to same village of Hunza and were closely related. A Father’ Ali Ahmed (45 yr) his young daughter Faiza (19), relatives,  Saeed (20yr)...

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Italian mountaineer dies while skiing down the Laila Peak in Gilgit-Baltistan

Italian mountaineer dies while skiing down the Laila Peak in Gilgit-Baltistan

ISLAMABAD (Web Desk) – An Italian mountaineer died during a skiing accident in northern Pakistan´s Gilgit-Baltistan region as he attempted to descend a 6,000-metre (19,685-foot) peak, the Alpine Club of Pakistan said Saturday. “Leonardo Comelli, 27, an Italian alpinist lost his life on Thursday while making a ski descent from...

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Call for Educational Emergency: Addressing Educational Crisis in Diamer District

Call for Educational Emergency: Addressing Educational Crisis in Diamer District

BY: FIDA KARIM Lately Alif Ailaan and ASER Pakistan have released their reports on Pakistan District Education Rankings 2016  and Annual Status of Education Report-2015 respectively. Both of these reports were showing nationwide educational attainments in terms of learning outcomes, enrollment, school infrastructure and facilities among other indicators. In this...

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Gilgit-Baltistan represented at Egyptian Funfair and Exhibition

Gilgit-Baltistan represented at Egyptian Funfair and Exhibition

Muscat: Egyptian community club organised a funfair and exhibition in Muscat Oman. Handcrafts and embroidery from Gilgit Baltistan were displayed in the exhibition. Founder of zaib’s arts and craft Zaib R Mir participated in the exhibition and displayed her work and embroidery and handicrafts from Gilgit Baltistan. Large number of people...

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