Of Fathers and Daughters

Of Fathers and Daughters

By Asma Khan Lone It was very hard for me and took so long to finally find a closure – you’re actually gone and no more? but how can that be? my mind simply wouldn’t process it. His long absences had conditioned me to accept the vacuum, but he’d always...

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100 years old man waits for help after house is destroyed by snow avalanche

100 years old man waits for help after house is destroyed by snow avalanche

By: Gul Hamaad Farooqi CHITRAL: 100 years old Muhammad Bhatti Shah, whose house was damaged by avalanche on 5th February at Mogh village on Garamchishma road, is still waiting  for compensation announced by the government. This scribe visited the senior citizen’s house at Mogh village. The house is ruined. He...

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1.2 million saplings will be planted across Gilgit-Baltistan, Minister Forest

1.2 million saplings will be planted across Gilgit-Baltistan, Minister Forest

GILGIT: Minister Forest, wildlife and Environment Gilgit-Baltistan Muhammad Imran says efforts are underway to make success the ongoing spring tree plantation campaign. Talking to media men in Gilgit on Wednesday, he said 1.2 million saplings will be planted across Gilgit-Baltistan during the drive. Minister said Forest Department has earned 1.5...

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ATC issues verdict in Abdul Wakeel murder case

ATC issues verdict in Abdul Wakeel murder case

An Anti-Terrorism Court on Tuesday awarded death sentence to Syed Hidayat Hussain and fined him Rs300,000 for his involvement in murder of Abdul Wakeel on 7th Jan 2012 in Gilgit. ATC- Judge Judge Raja Shahbaz Khan sentenced Imran Hussain to 27 years and 1 month in prison and fined him...

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