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Gilgit’s British cemetery: a local monument to the Great Game

Gilgit’s British cemetery: a local monument to the Great Game

Shabbir Mir GILGIT: Sitting under the shade of trees, Ghulam Ali stares at the graves around him. These are, perhaps, his last days working as the caretaker of this old graveyard and although he has already retired from the job, he continues to work here as a volunteer till the...

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Gilgit-Baltistan to have 5-star hotel very soon: MD PTDC

Gilgit-Baltistan to have 5-star hotel very soon: MD PTDC

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation (PTDC) would install pre-fabricated structure rooms and introduce modern facilities in its motels located in Gilgit-Baltistan very soon, the Managing Director PTDC Chaudhry Abdul Ghafoor said on Wednesday. In a statement, the managing director PTDC said that Ski Resort would also be set up...

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Sarfa Ranga Desert Rally starting in Skardu on 17th August

Sarfa Ranga Desert Rally starting in Skardu on 17th August

Skardu: The first Sarfa Ranga, Cold Desert, Rally is scheduled to start in Skardu from the 17th of August, i.e. tomorrow. During the first of its kind event, desert rally enthusiasts from across the country are expected to compete for championship at the world’s highest cold desert, located amid the...

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PTDC hopes to build a five star hotel along the Gilgit River, set up a ski resort in Naltar

PTDC hopes to build a five star hotel along the Gilgit River, set up a ski resort in Naltar

Islamabad: The Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation (PTDC) aims to introduce ‘modern facilities’ in PTDC Motels located in Gilgit -Baltistan, in addition to construction of a five-star hotel along the Gilgit River. A ski-resort is also being set up in Naltar, for which the regional government has allocated land. The corporation’s Director...

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Tales from Paradise

Tales from Paradise

By Vaqar Ahmed It was a hot and humid June in Karachi. My wife had flown off to visit our children and other family in the US and Canada. I was home alone, mostly seeking refuge in an air-conditioned room and gazing at the proverbial navel. Anticipating this situation, I had...

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