Two mountaineers go missing while climbing Nanga Parbat

Two mountaineers go missing while climbing Nanga Parbat

Reporting by Abdul Rehman Bukhari Gilgit: Two mountaineers have gone missing while attempting to climb Nanga Parbat, notoriously known as the killer mountain. According to details, Alberto Zerain Berasategi, from Spain, and Mariano Galvan, from Argentine, have lost contact with the rest of their team, since June 24th. Alberto Zerain and Mariano...

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Federal govt to spend 98 billion rupees on 12 projects in Gilgit-Baltistan

Federal govt to spend 98 billion rupees on 12 projects in Gilgit-Baltistan

Islamabad: The federal government has approved twelve mega projects for Gilgit-Baltistan in various areas, including energy, communication and health. Official sources said that ninety-eight billion rupees will be spent on these projects. The power projects include 34.5 megawatt Harpo Skardu, 26 MW Sagar Thang Skardu, 20 MW Hanzal, 16 MW...

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SCO starts 3G, 4G cellular services

SCO starts 3G, 4G cellular services

Gilgit: The Special Communication Organization (SCO) on Thursday started piloting 3rd and 4th generation cellular services in the mountainous Gilgit-Baltistan region. SCO, in an advertisement, has said that data services can be used free of cost till the 30th of June. People have reacted with joy to the news, while...

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Gilgit-Baltistan govt presents 54.41 bn rupees annual budget

Gilgit-Baltistan govt presents 54.41 bn rupees annual budget

The Gilgit-Baltistan government’s senior minister Haji Akbar Taban presented the annual budget today with an outlay of slightly more than 54 billion rupees. Read the budget speech below: Speech: Gilgit-Baltistan Budget 2017 by PAMIR TIMES on Scribd

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Three absconders arrested for killing a man in the name of honour

Three absconders arrested for killing a man in the name of honour

Gilgit: The Gilgit Police on Tuesday arrested three absconders accused of murdering a man in the name of honor. The three had gone in hiding after murdering a man in Chakrkot area of Gilgit District. The slain man was accused of ‘dishonoring the family’ by allegedly having ‘illicit relationships’ with a...

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