Need of “Orange Activism” in Northern Areas (by Ghulam Amin Baig)

While Pakistan says Farewell to 2007, the question asked by sensible quarters is ‘Is the Silent majority waking up? The year 2007 created a spark of hope in the form of a vibrant civil society peacefully demonstrating in order to uphold rule of law and to protect the democratic values...

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Young Female Professional from Gojal in European Alpine (by Zulfiqar ali Khan)

Mussarat Parveen is a young development professional working with AKRSP as Institutional Development Officer. She belongs to Shishkat Gojal.  Presently she is in Germany on a one year International Leadership Training with InWEnt. As part of the training, she did a 40-days internship with International Association for the Protection of Alps (CIPRA)...

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Participants from Northern Areas in ILT Programme Germany visited Starnberg Secretariate (by Zulfiqar Ali Khan)

The participants of first International Long Term Training (ILTs) programme visited Starnberg District Secretariat near Munich Germany. The aim of this visit was to get exposure of the political and administrative structures in Germany and compare it to the mountain regions. Heinrichey Frey, Governor of the landkreis welcomed the participants and...

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Preparedness beyond Prayers:

Eyewitness account of the Passu GLOF    Noor Muhammad   The Shimshal River had suddenly changed its winter color. It was greenish – blue the day before but we saw it acquiring dark muddy colors and, of course, we all were afraid. Then we heard that a glacier in Passu had burst...

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Under 19 Foot Ball Tournament Concluded in Gulmit

  Gulmit – Ismaili Boys Scout Association Gulmit organized an under-19 soccer tournament in Gulmit, Gojal. Eight teams from different villages of the jurisdiction, Ghulkin, Hussaini and Gulmit participated in the tournament. Teams from Shishkat and Passu were not available for the tournament. Final of the tournament was played between two teams...

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