Environment Day

Environment Day

By Karim Mohammad Khan The World Environment Day was celebrated across the globe on 5th June 2017 with the intention to protect the environment from pollution, deforestation, over hunting and emission of carbon dai-oxide and other poisonous gases into the atmosphere. This particular day is a kind of re-awakening call...

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Challenges and Strengths of Sports Women of Gilgit Baltistan

Challenges and Strengths of Sports Women of Gilgit Baltistan

Safina Baig An increasingly large number of women in Gilgit-Baltistan are well educated, socially mobilized and economically resourceful, despite of the fact that the societal structure is patriarchal with strong cultural, economic, and religious constraints. Women do not have opportunities to participate in sports but their engagement in sports has...

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Of rotting fruits and the boycott spree

Of rotting fruits and the boycott spree

By Didar Ali Khan Rahim is a resident of Pandora, Rawalpindi. He earns his livelihood by selling fruits on a cart. He has to get up early in the morning to reach the fruit market. In the fruit market early in the morning hundreds of vendors gather to purchase commodities...

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Hunza: Where time stands still

Hunza: Where time stands still

Naveen Naqvi All you hear is time stand still in travel and feel such peace and absolute” – this quote from the R.E.M’s song came to my mind the moment I put my feet on Hunza, Gilgit Baltistan. Hunza is a mountainous valley in the Gilgit–Baltistan region of Pakistan. The...

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Need of professional physiotherapists in GB and Chitral

Need of professional physiotherapists in GB and Chitral

By Shagufta Jabeen 870, 347 people, according to 1998 census, live in ten districts of Gilgit-Baltistan. In seven districts, there are District Head Quarter Hospitals and Tehsil Head Quarter Hospitals. Doctors deployed in their respective hospitals and other medical staff actively serve people of the region according to their capacity...

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