Two incarcerated youth of Hunza released from Gahkuch jail

Two incarcerated youth of Hunza released from Gahkuch jail

Gilgit: Authorities on Friday released Meher Ali and Naseeruddin from Gahkuch jail, after their bail pleas were granted by a court. The two were booked under the Anti-Terrorism Act by the police in 2011. They were among the people incarcerated on charges of involvement in violence in the wake of police...

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Gilgit: Police employee ‘commits suicide by hanging himself’

Gilgit: Police employee ‘commits suicide by hanging himself’

Gilgit: A carpenter working for the Gilgit-Batlistan Police has reportedly ended his life by hanging himself. According to details printed in the regional dailies, Jafar Ali, a carpenter working for the regional Police department hanged himself by a tree, ending his life. He reportedly left his home on Wednesday night...

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18 year old girl allegedly commits suicide in Ghanche

18 year old girl allegedly commits suicide in Ghanche

Ghanche: An eighteen years old girl in Thalay village of UC Daghoni, Ghanche District, has allegedly committed suicide by jumping in a glacial stream. Police has said that the girl was engaged six months ago. A man has also been arrested by the police as part of the investigation process,...

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Canada funds construction of Humanitarian Response Facility in Gilgit-Baltistan

Canada funds construction of Humanitarian Response Facility in Gilgit-Baltistan

ISLAMABAD: (PR) The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is constructing a Humanitarian Response Facility (HRF) in the Gilgit Baltistan (GB) –the northern area of Pakistan, thanks to funding from the Government of Canada. This will be the seventh HRF built in Pakistan as part of a strategic network of storage...

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Pakistan Academy of Letters to establish Gilgit-Baltistan branch

Pakistan Academy of Letters to establish Gilgit-Baltistan branch

Islamabad: The Pakistan Academy of Letters will establish a branch in Gilgit-Baltistan. The GB government and PAL will work together to acquire land for establishment of an office. Feasibility report will be prepared in this regard on urgent basis. This was stated by GB government spokesman Faizullah Faraq who called on...

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