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Why did the 9th graders falter?

Why did the 9th graders falter?

Only 15 percent of the students who took the grade 9th exams under the Karakuram International University (KIU) Examination Board were declared successful in a recently announced result. A startling 85% of the students were unable to prove that they are capable of solving or answering questions based on the...

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5 years of Pamir Times

5 years of Pamir Times

Pamir Times was launched as an indigenous news and views blog on 23rd October 2007. Since then, we have tried our level best to build an information network, to connect the people of Gilgit-Baltistan and Chitral, residing within the region, in Pakistan and outside the country. Developed and maintained by...

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Hunza 11/8: One year of injustice

Hunza 11/8: One year of injustice

11th of August 2012 marks completion of one year of the Hunza tragedy in which police officials had opened fire on a group of internally displaced protesters in Aliabad, injuring three people. The protesters, affectees of the Attabad landslide disaster, were agitating against delays in payment of compensation money. The...

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[Editorial] More power for the elected representatives

[Editorial] More power for the elected representatives

Many members of the Gilgit – Baltistan Legislative Assembly (GBLA) had been raising objections with the federal government, accusing it of concentrating policy making power in the hands of the non-elected GB Council. The voices of dissent, few in number and frequency, were not very strong  though. Last week, however,...

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[Opinion] The youth can play a role of catalyst in restoring peace in Gilgit

  By: Mohammad Karim Jan                                                                                             In the last couple of weeks the peaceful Gilgit has plunged, into turmoil. The horrible sound of bullets and hand grenades and the threatening echoes of siren of police and ranger’s mobiles, together, have pushed the denizens back to homes from workplaces. Nobody feels...

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