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Fairy Meadows: Where the Legends of Killer Mountain Live

Fairy Meadows: Where the Legends of Killer Mountain Live

Fairy Meadows is the bouquet of alpine flowers set before the towering translucent tomb of Killer Mountain, called Nanga Parbat in Sanskrit.  The mountain provides the views that make Fairy Meadows such an alluring destination, but Fairy Meadows are where the legends of Nanga Parbat are kept alive, told by...

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KKH Re-Alignment: 94% work on the project completed so far, remaining to be completed by Sep. 25 this year

KKH Re-Alignment: 94% work on the project completed so far, remaining to be completed by Sep. 25 this year

The project included realignment of the road, construction of 5 tunnels with total length of 7.12 km, 78 culverts and 2 bridges. The total contract amount was 275.06 million US dollar. The  achieved progress on this project is 4% ahead of the scheduled progress. Asghar Khan & Zulfiqar Ali Khan...

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Glaciers Shape Lives in Upper Hunza

Glaciers Shape Lives in Upper Hunza

Glacier and river dynamics shaped irrigation systems and land use practices in Pakistan since the late 1700’s, according to a new paper by Sitara Parveen and his colleagues. These systems and practices are still in operation hundreds of years later, but they face severe challenges from glacier retreat. Upper Hunza...

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A lift to Naltar

A lift to Naltar

Naltar Ski resort is expected to increase tourism in the area. But it is still a long way from becoming a popular, oft frequented destination Arshad Yusufzai The less explored Naltar valley in Gilgit-Baltistan is set to become the second ski resort in Pakistan to have a ski chairlift, after the...

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The life and times of Rajab Shah, an outstanding mountaineer

The life and times of Rajab Shah, an outstanding mountaineer

By Karrar Haideri Rajab Shah was an exceptional mountaineer. He was the first Pakistani to climb all peaks above 8,000 meters located within the country. He had climbed K2, Nanga Parbat, Gasharbrum I (two times), Gasharbrum II and Broad Peak. He had been awarded the President’s Pride of Performance Award...

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