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[Civic Talk] Sunday Bazaars in Gilgit – Baltistan

by Shujaat Ali A bazaar is an area, marketplace, or street of shops where goods and services are exchanged or sold. The word derives from the Persian word bāzār, the etymology of which goes back to the Middle Persian word baha-char, meaning “the place of prices”. Thus bazaar is an...

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4 excavaters create initial scar on the landslide debris

by Zulfiqar Ali Khan HUNZA, January 29: Two houses in Ayeenabad Shishkat on Friday submerged in the lake formed on Hunza River due to the devastating landslide of Jan 04. According to local administration nine houses in the immediate threat areas were already evacuated through local volunteers. The water approached...

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Gojal-Hunza looking for urgent help

TWENTY-FOUR days have passed by when the deadly disaster of the mountain collapse left 19 people dead, seven injured and six missing at Attabad and Sarat villages in upper Hunza. The disaster completely destroyed 54 houses and partially damaged another 60. The calamity left the population of 1,652 displaced, completely...

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Ali Khan Advocate for GB Council, PPP Gupis demands

Press Release Gilgit, January 30: Advocate Ali Khan is the most suitable candidate from Ghizar district for representation in the Gilgit – Baltistan Council. Being a highly educated person and as a senior leader of PPP he deserves to lead the region by being in GB Council. These views and...

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PM directs Gilgit-Baltistan govt to ensure good governance

ISLAMABAD, Jan 29 (APP): Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani on Friday directed the Gilgit-Baltistan government to ensure good governance, transparency and equal treatment to all regardless of their political affiliation. Talking to the Chief Minister of Gilgit-Baltistan Syed Mehdi Shah at PM House, the Prime Minister said the PPP...

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