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AZADI MUBARAK to Gilgit – Baltistan

by Noor The house of Governor Ghansara Singh of Gilgit – Agency, a name the British colonizers gave to our region, was under a siege. Jawans of Gilgit Scout, guns in hand, had delimited the house, to make sure that the governor did not escape.  Ghansara was alone, but armed....

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Volunteers Recognition day and Cultural Show

By Asghar Khan Gilgit, October 28: An impressive gathering, titled “Volunteers Recognition Day and Cultural Show- A Tribute to the Pioneers Voluntary Service” was organized on October 26, 2008 at Sultanabad Danyore, as part of the celebrations of H.H The Aga Khan’s first visit to the northern areas, under the...

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N. Areas apex court without judges

GILGIT, Oct 28: The federal government has not finalised the panel for the appointment of the new chief judge and members of the Northern Area Supreme Appellate Court (SAC).The previous chief judge and two members of the court, who had been appointed on contract basis, completed their term a month...

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Hunza-Nagar women need health, education facilities

HUNZA, Oct 28: Although violence against women in the newly formed Hunza and Nagar valleys is negligible, however they are still deprived of basic health and education facilities. This was reported in a consultative workshop organised by ASR Resource Centre, a Lahore-based organisation, with the collaboration of United Northern Areas...

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