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Rights of converted, married Kailashi women must be protected:NCHR chairman

Rights of converted, married Kailashi women must be protected:NCHR chairman

CHITRAL: The head of the top human rights body of Pakistan has expressed reservations over the way nikahs (marriage contracts) of newly converted Kailashi women are being solemnised and annulled. Justice (retd) Ali Nawaz Chohan, chairman of the National Commission for Human Rights (NCHR), visited the Kailash tribes in upper Chitral, stated...

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Gojal Education and Cultural Association (GECA) appoints new cabinet

Gojal Education and Cultural Association (GECA) appoints new cabinet

Islamabad: (PR) Gojal Educational & Cultural Association (GECA) has announced its new cabinet for the Year 2017-2019.  After mutual consensus, the forum opted for balloting instead of nominations. Two members i.e. Mr. Safdar Ali and Mr. Inayat Ali contested for the post of chairman.  Mr. Sultan Ahmed supervised the process...

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Defence Day ceremony held at FCNA, Gilgit

Defence Day ceremony held at FCNA, Gilgit

GILGIT: A ceremony to mark the Defence Day was held at the FCNA headquarter in Gilgit. The event was attended by Chief Minister Gilgit-Baltistan Hafiz Hafeez ur Rehman Force Commander Northern Areas ( FCNA) Maj General Saqib Mehmood Malik, serving and retired civil and military officials and their families. Speakers...

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Gilgit’s British cemetery: a local monument to the Great Game

Gilgit’s British cemetery: a local monument to the Great Game

Shabbir Mir GILGIT: Sitting under the shade of trees, Ghulam Ali stares at the graves around him. These are, perhaps, his last days working as the caretaker of this old graveyard and although he has already retired from the job, he continues to work here as a volunteer till the...

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Force Commander Northern Areas laid floral wreath at the Grave of Lalak Jan Shaheed

Force Commander Northern Areas laid floral wreath at the Grave of Lalak Jan Shaheed

Yasin, Ghizer: Force Commander Northern Areas ( FCNA) Maj General Saqib Mehmood Malik laid floral wreath and offered fateha at the Grave of Havildar Lalak Jan Shaheed, Nishan-e-Haider (the highest gallantry award). Havildar Lalak Jan Shaheed embraced Shahadat while defending the motherland on Line of Control in 1999. Watch video...

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