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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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Children continue laboring across Pakistan

Children continue laboring across Pakistan

Muhammad Muizz Ahmed Siddiqui Numerous kids are “concealed specialists” working in homes or in the underground economy. Although the law ensures free and mandatory training to kids between the ages of 6 to 14 and restricts work of youngsters more youthful than 14 in 18 dangerous occupations, tyke work is...

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Ghanche: One of the most beautiful and culturally rich valleys of Gilgit-Baltistan

Ghanche: One of the most beautiful and culturally rich valleys of Gilgit-Baltistan

By Nisar Ali Ghanche is one of the most beautiful valleys of Gilgit-Baltistan. Surrounded by lofty mountains, the valley is home to almost 150,000 people. It borders with the Xinjiang province of China in the North-East, and Ladakh area of Indian Administered Kashmir to the South. The capital of Ghanche...

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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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KKH Re-Alignment: 94% work on the project completed so far, remaining to be completed by Sep. 25 this year

KKH Re-Alignment: 94% work on the project completed so far, remaining to be completed by Sep. 25 this year

The project included realignment of the road, construction of 5 tunnels with total length of 7.12 km, 78 culverts and 2 bridges. The total contract amount was 275.06 million US dollar. The  achieved progress on this project is 4% ahead of the scheduled progress. Asghar Khan & Zulfiqar Ali Khan...

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