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18th National Skiing Championship starting at Naltar

by Asghar Khan Gilgit, February 13: The 18th National Skiing Championship will start from February 18 and continue till February 24, 2010 at Naltar and skiers from all over the country will compete in different categories including Slalom, and Giant Slalom during the Championship. Pakistan Air Force has international standard ski resort...

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Another son of Gilgit – Baltistan keeps the Pakistani flag high

Islamabad, February 13: History was made on Saturday when the Pakistani flag was flown for the first time at the opening ceremony of the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver. Pakistan’s Mohammad Abbas, an employee of the Pakistan Air Force and the lone skier from the country, will proudly represent the...

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Another avalanche near the endangered Gulmit – Shishkat bridge

Photographs by: Akram Bari, Kamran Ahmed & Zeeshan Copyrights: Pamir Times This is the third avalanche near the bridge that might submerge in the artificial lake formed on Hunza River. The avalanche site, right in front of Shishkat village,  is a barren land and no loss to life or property...

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“Save Gojal Committee” criticizes government for denying international help in Hunza

PT Report Islamabad, February 12: A press statement released by the Islamabad based “Save Gojal Committee” has criticized the government for “denying the helping hands of international community including the United Nations’ Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs” for starting operations in the disaster hit Hunza – Gojal Valley....

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