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German academic’s ethnographic study of the arts and crafts of Hunza Valley published

German academic’s ethnographic study of the arts and crafts of Hunza Valley published

Islamabad: German academic, Dr. Jürgen Wasim Frembgen’s ethnographic study of the arts and crafts of Hunza Valley has been published by the Oxford University Press. The book has been described on the OUP website as ‘a thorough ethnographic field research conducted over a period of twenty years. It is augmented...

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Policeman jumps in the Indus River to recapture a fleeing detainee

Policeman jumps in the Indus River to recapture a fleeing detainee

Chilas: A policeman in Chilas city of District Diamer jumped in the raging Indus River to recapture and recover a suspect. According to details, the Chilas police detained a man identified as Muhammad, a resident of Jaglote, for threatening his opponents by brandishing a gun. The detained man allegedly said that...

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NOC must for collecting animal hides in Gilgit

NOC must for collecting animal hides in Gilgit

Gilgit: The Deputy Commissioner of Gilgit district has said that any organization, individual or political group seeking hides of sacrificial animals will need a No-Objection-Certificate from his office. He said that any organization or group found collecting animal hides without obtaining NOC will be persecuted in accordance with law. The...

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USAID, CEENA Health & Welfare Services sensitize 300 people in Ghizer on child rights

USAID, CEENA Health & Welfare Services sensitize 300 people in Ghizer on child rights

Ghizer: CEENA Health & Welfare Services concluded its awareness-raising campaign in district Ghizer on children’s rights with two sessions for the communities of Singal and Sher Qila. This campaign is being held under the USAID Small Grants & Ambassador’s Fund Program-supported Orphan Care Support Project of CEENA in three districts...

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ECC decides to reduce wheat subsidy for Gilgit-Baltistan by 2 rupees per kilogram

ECC decides to reduce wheat subsidy for Gilgit-Baltistan by 2 rupees per kilogram

ISLAMABAD: The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC), which met here on Tuesday, with the Prime Minister in Chair, decided to decrease wheat subsidy for Gilgit-Baltistan by 2 rupees per kilogram. The subsidy will be reduced by the end of current financial year. The reduced subsidy will mean that the price of...

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