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My Friends And I Were Sexually Harassed In Skardu. And None Of It Came From The Locals

My Friends And I Were Sexually Harassed In Skardu. And None Of It Came From The Locals

By Wishal Raheel I recently came across a post about a girl getting harassed by some men while visiting the Khunjerab Pass. Basically, a girl who was travelling with her husband via a travel group was cornered and forced to take selfies with a group of men who thought there...

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Leadership and Representation Crisis in GB

Leadership and Representation Crisis in GB

Wajahat A. Dar As if CPEC is starting from Peshawar and ending at Gawadar, there is no proper and useful mentioning of Gilgit- Baltistan in the project. Which clearly indicates that the area will be traversed and it will be used only to bridge rest of Pakistan with China. The...

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KADO elects new office bearers

KADO elects new office bearers

Hunza (PR): Karakoram Area Development Organization held its 18th Annual General Meeting (AGM) at Karimabad Hunza. Amjad Ayub, Ex-Chairman KADO hosted an informal reception for delegates of AGM and Kamal Uddin CEO presented progress review of KADO for the year 2016. Out of the total 55 AGM members 42 members...

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Noted scholar and author Professor Usman Ali Khan has passed away

Noted scholar and author Professor Usman Ali Khan has passed away

Islamabad/Gilgit: Gilgit-Baltistan’s prominent scholar and author, Professor Usman Ali Khan, has passed away at the Combined Military Hospital (CMH), Rawalpindi. He was 83 years old. Professor Usman wrote some of the most important books on the history and society of Gilgit-Baltistan. Some of his books are: Karakuram Kay Qabail (The Tribes...

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Heavy snowfall recorded in Ghanche District of Gilgit-Baltistan

Heavy snowfall recorded in Ghanche District of Gilgit-Baltistan

By Nisar Ali Ghanche: Heavy snowfall broke the record of a decade in Ghanche district of Baltistan Division, causing disruption of communication and affected the power supply. More than one feet of snow has blanketed the district since mid night of Sunday at Ghanche. “Over one feet of snow has...

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