My cap, My Pride: The Women’s Caps from Gigit-Baltistan

My cap, My Pride: The Women’s Caps from Gigit-Baltistan

Zaib R. Mir Gilgit-Baltistan has an incredibly rich and diverse cultural heritage. The colorful cultural  heritage of the region is visible in the local customs, local festival , music and traditional dresses. The unique cultural heritage, has attracted people from all over the world. The colorful caps of women have become one...

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Accident: Tragedy befalls family going to attend a wedding in Yasin Valley of Ghizer

Accident: Tragedy befalls family going to attend a wedding in Yasin Valley of Ghizer

Gahkuch/Yasin: A vehicle carrying five passengers – husband, wife and their three daughters – fell in river in the Yasin Valley of Ghizer last night at around 10 O’clock, while making a sharp turn near the Morka RCC Bridge. On hearing about the tragic incident, local volunteers rushed to the...

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Why just Shaati Day?

Why just Shaati Day?

Roshan Bano What about GBian women’s Cap? Calling GBian Cultural Cap Day as Shaati Day makes no sense, because Shaati is a feature of GBian Men’s Cap, and not GBian women’s cap. It has nothing to do with GBian women’s cap. When we have caps for both men and women,...

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Three men involved in Nanga Parbat Massacre sent behind the bars

Three men involved in Nanga Parbat Massacre sent behind the bars

Gilgit: Anti-Terrorism Court in in Gilgit-Baltistan on Thursday sentenced a Shafiqur Rehman to 35 years of rigorous imprisonment for his involvement in the killing of 10 foreigners and a local in the vicinity of Nanga Parbat. The man had been on the run since 2013. Shafique’s brother, Attaur Rehman and another...

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27th Meeting of Pakistan Forum for Disability held in Gilgit

27th Meeting of Pakistan Forum for Disability held in Gilgit

Gilgit: (PR) Social and Economic Development Associates (SEDA) is engaged in writing Alternate Report on UN Convention on the Rights of Person with Disabilities (UNCRPD) in collaboration with ICCO Cooperation and Sightsavers Pakistan. In this regards, 27th Meeting of Pakistan Forum for Disability-PFD (a project of SEDA) was organized on the...

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