Four youth from Tangir Valley fall in the Indus River as a rope trolley carrying them snaps

Four youth from Tangir Valley fall in the Indus River as a rope trolley carrying them snaps

Kohistan/Chilas: A makeshift rope trolley, locally called Garrari snapped in the middle of the air throwing four youth traveling in it in the raging Indus River hundreds of feet below. The four youth traveling in the locally assembled chairlift were identified as Sher Alam, Rauf, Raj Gul and Aseel, all...

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Child labour

Child labour

Shifa Mir It is always appalling to see the weak shoulders of a 5-year-old are carrying a heavy pile of bricks, instead of a school bag. Or, a child fixing bikes and cars at oily and greasy workshops. Or, for that matter, a child breaking bricks, to be able to contribute...

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A tribute to the legendary Polo player Late Shah Gul Aziz

A tribute to the legendary Polo player Late Shah Gul Aziz

By Karim Khan SAKA Polo is known as “the Game of Kings”, and we are proud to say that late Shah Gul Aziz was the king of Polo in the entire history of Northern Areas and Gilgit Baltistan. Research on Polo shows  that it originated among the Iranian tribes sometime before...

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