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NHA okays Rs31bn Jaglot-Skardu road project

NHA okays Rs31bn Jaglot-Skardu road project

ISLAMABAD: The National Highway Authority (NHA) has approved a project for widening and upgradation of Jaglot-Skardu road that is estimated to cost Rs31 billion. The approval was granted during a meeting of the NHA executive board held at its head office on Tuesday. The meeting was told that the 164km...

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Religion or Sect?

Religion or Sect?

Ismat Abbas The social fabric of Gilgit-Baltistan is more like a colorful bouquet consisting of diverse ethnic and sectarian identities. The society, which inherits a rich cultural heritage and historical legacy, is known for its hospitality and mannerism. Being a rural society, the social solidarity and primary interactions among the...

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Kiss of Death for The Langlands School and College 

Kiss of Death for The Langlands School and College 

Ihtisham-ur-Rehman I was shocked a couple of days ago when I heard people talking about The Langlands School and College, terming it as a school for the well to do only. Some of them even boasted of being part of elite class and suggested, all yelling at me, that those...

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AKRSP organizing GBC Entrepreneurship Day in Islamabad

AKRSP organizing GBC Entrepreneurship Day in Islamabad

Islamabad: The Aga Khan Rural Support Programme and a number of local organisations are organising the Gilgit-Batlistan & Chitral (GBC) Entrepreneurship Day at Lok Virsa, Islamabad, on Sunday, April 2. Program: 11am: Panel Discussion 12pm – 5pm: Exhibition Stalls by Business Women, GBC Youth and other Organizations. 3pm – 4pm: Theatre...

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Protest: Journalists accuse GB govt of oppressing press, protest against closure of newspapers

Protest: Journalists accuse GB govt of oppressing press, protest against closure of newspapers

Gilgit: Journalists staged a protest demonstration in Gilgit today to condemn the government for not paying pending bills to newspapers. They said that due to financial difficulties the newspapers are not being published, and the locals are deprived of information. The protest was jointly organized by Gilgit Press Club, GB...

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