Sanity and suicide

Sanity and suicide

Aziz Ali Dad The society of Gilgit-Baltistan is on the cusp of change. It is under the influence of various forces, which are both internal and external, and a complex interplay of continuity and change. The result is the formation of new ways of seeing things, lifestyle and changes in...

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The power of your story

The power of your story

By Saria Begum We spend most of our time contemplating and getting insight from other people. Undoubtedly, intellectuals and leaders are the torch bearers and they spearhead people towards a goal. We learn as we grow, but in the course of life, we forget to look into our own story,...

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“I avoid suicide by keeping myself distracted” – Story of an inspirational fighter

“I avoid suicide by keeping myself distracted” – Story of an inspirational fighter

By Anonymous* Ten precious souls of Ghizer during the last thirty days decide not to live anymore when they were supposed to live a happy life. A woman in Skardu attempts to kill herself by jumping into the river because of her abusive husband when he vowed to her to be...

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Women and climate change

Women and climate change

DR BABAR KHAN In the recent years, the phenomenon of climate change has exacerbated the situation in the mountain valleys of Hunza and Nagar districts of Gilgit-Baltistan, adding in the frequency and impact of natural hazards. They’re inevitable; albeit anticipating and pre-planning to cope withthe aftermath is way better than...

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Ranthak Valley: A High Potential Prospect for Gold Mineralization in N.Pakistan

Ranthak Valley: A High Potential Prospect for Gold Mineralization in N.Pakistan

By Muhammad Yaqub Shah Located 75 km east of Khaplo town (the district Head Quarters of Ghanche district, Gilgit- Baltistan Region, Pakistan), Ranthak is a small valley situated on the left side of Saltoro River about 10km downstream of Goma village (Entrance to Siachin Glacier) that may become a hub...

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