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Widening of KKH starts

by Zulfiqar Ali Khan HUNZA, August 26: The Chinese construction firms have started the widening and expansion work of the 335km Karakurum Highway (KKH) from Khunjerab to Raikot. The work has been initially started in Hunza section after establishing 4 camps at different locations from Khunjerab to Nasirabad. The main...

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Value of education is to bring peace

This is an interview of Safida Begum from Gulmit, Gojal in Hunza, who received scholarship for an M.Ed program at the Aga Khan University – Institute for Educational Development (AKU-IED), Karachi, which changed her life forever. I believe if we want to bring peace, education is a strong vehicle and...

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Low wage staff of NAPWD end strike after two days

by Zulfiqar Ali Khan HUNZA, August 26: A strike by staff of all power stations of Northern Areas that lasted for two consecutive days has now come to an end after many rounds of dialogue between the ‘Action committee of Fixed-Pay Staff Water and Power Department’ and officials of Northern...

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