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Chacha Abdu: The unsung hero

Chacha Abdu: The unsung hero

Story shared by Liaqat Ali  Abdul Rehman, popularly known as Chacha Abdu, was a high altitude mountaineer who helped Pakistan Army establish defense posts on the heights of Siachin glacier. For his services, Chacha Abdu was bestowed with Sitara-e-Shujaat, a gallantry award. While climbing the Siachin peaks as a high...

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Peshawar High Courts orders inclusion of separate column for Kalash community in census documents

Peshawar High Courts orders inclusion of separate column for Kalash community in census documents

Islamabad: The Peshawar High Court has instructed the government to include a separate column for the Kalash community in the census forms. A two-member bench, comprising Justice Yahya Afridi and Justice Ikram Ullah, announced the decision, after hearing a petition filed by Kalasha activists who had said that their identity as a...

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Legendary polo player Shah Gul Aziz has passed away

Legendary polo player Shah Gul Aziz has passed away

Gulmit: Legendary polo player and community leader Shah Gul Aziz breathed his last today after living a life full of adventure, leadership and glory. He was laid to rest today in his native town, Gulmit. A large number of people attended the funeral prayer. Late Shahgul Aziz was widely known across...

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GBC Entrepreneurship Day celebrated in Islamabad

GBC Entrepreneurship Day celebrated in Islamabad

Islamabad: (PR) Women’s economic participation and empowerment are fundamental to development. Gilgit-Baltistan and Chitral (GBC) women excel exceptionally in every aspect of their lives and grapple by all means to improve the quality of their families’ lives. However, with limited access and control over resources, their hard work is not...

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