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Lower grade employees deprived of allowances

Lower grade employees deprived of allowances

By Nisar Ali Islamabad: The federal government had announced in its 2015-16 budget that a premature increment will be given to the Garde-5 employees. This decision is yet to be implemented in Gilgit-Baltistan.  Acting on a notification issued by the Finance Division Islamabad, all provinces had increased the BPS-5 staff’s salaries by...

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Historical fallacies and expired version of education

Historical fallacies and expired version of education

By Mahnoor Jahangir In the era of globalization and free flow of information, it is very important to teach and learn true history. In today’s Pakistan, almost ninety-five percent under-40 population has been taught an untrue and distorted history, which causes social iniquities and promotes falsehood in each and every...

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Police searching for ‘local herder’ accused of killing snow leopard, selling skin for PKR 50,000

Police searching for ‘local herder’ accused of killing snow leopard, selling skin for PKR 50,000

Islamabad: A local herder has reportedly killed a snow leopard in the Ginni Valley of District Diamer, Gilgit-Baltistan. According to information shared by the Snow Leopard Foundation, the alleged killing of the snow leopard took place on 24th of April 2017. The region’s Wildlife department has registered a First Information Report...

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Skardu to host PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto on 14th May 

Skardu to host PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto on 14th May 

Skardu: The Pakistan Peoples Party Gilgit-Baltistan is bracing to welcome their chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on the 14th of May, 2017. The party has formed several committees to arrange a ‘mega event’ in Skardu, the headquarters of Baltistan division. The party’s regional chief Amjad Hussain is in Skardu to spearhead...

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Anonymous Fear  

Anonymous Fear  

Mudabbir Ali The intense environment of fear in our society, based on self-fulfilling prophecies and perceived threats from imagined enemies, has now reached our educational institutions. This fear of the anonymous is spreading everywhere, creating a dystopian reality into which we are hurled and controlled like hordes (primitive sense). On...

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