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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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Passenger vehicle faces accident on Shimshal Road, all 13 people survive unscathed

Passenger vehicle faces accident on Shimshal Road, all 13 people survive unscathed

Hunza: A passenger vehicle moving from Aliabad to Shimshal Valley met an accident near the Shikar Juy area, local sources informed. The vehicle reportedly swerved off the unpaved road, and fell on its side, feet away from the raging Shimshal River. Fortunately, all 13 people on board remained unhurt, miraculously. Had the...

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Season V of Gulmit Premier League started today

Season V of Gulmit Premier League started today

Gulmit: The fifth season of Gulmit Premier League, organized by the Gulmit Young Stars Club, started today in Gojal Valley, Upper Hunza. Special Gold Medalist Olympian, Pervez Ahmed, led the teams in to the ground during the inaugural ceremony. Two matches were played on the first day. Shah-e-Chiragh, defending champion...

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Prime Minister approves 32.5 MW Attabad Hydel Power Project at estimated cost of Rs.13 bn

Prime Minister approves 32.5 MW Attabad Hydel Power Project at estimated cost of Rs.13 bn

Islamabad: According to information shared by the Governor House, Prime Minister Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has approved construction of a 32.5 MW hydel power project at the dammed Hunza River, near Attabad. Governor Gilgit-Baltistan, Mir Ghazanfar Ali Khan, while confirming the news, has thanked the Prime Minister for fulfilling his promise...

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Pakistani and Chinese kids meet, build friendships at the top of the world

Pakistani and Chinese kids meet, build friendships at the top of the world

Two groups of kids from Hunza, Gilgit-Baltistan, and China, met at the Khunzhrav border crossing, the other day, building friendships, celebrating cultures, and vowing to remain ‘friends forever’. Watch Ali Ahmad’s exclusive report

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