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“Parlons Wakhi” (Let’s speak Wakhi) published in French and Wakhi language

by Shujaaat Ali Karim Khan of Shimshal valley has authored a bilingual book on Wakhi language, published by L’Harmattan in the Parlon’s series, on rare world languages. According to information shared by Karim Khan the book comprises of four parts and discusses the Wakhi people, their culture, society, religion, history, geography...

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Massive avalanche at Harchi, below Ultar glacier, Hunza

by Zulfiqar Ali Khan Hunza, February 24: A massive avalanche occurred at Harchi, the Nullah between Altit and Karimabad, below the Ulter glacier 9:10 am today. Strong winds and snow covered Karimabad, Altit and Ganish localities of central Hunza after the avalanche. No loss was reported because the the avalanche did...

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Muhammad Abbas performs at Vancouever

Pakistan’s Muhammad Abbas clears a gate during the Men’s Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics Giant slalom event at Whistler Creek. Abbas, a 24-year-old from Gilgit-Baltistan in northern Pakistan, who began his ski adventure by strapping two pine planks onto rubber boots, finished at the 87th place. (AFP/Fabrice Coffrini) Shared by Timur...

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The injured Syed Ahmed Jan passed away at CMH Gilgit

PT Report Islamabad, February 24: Syed Ahmed Jan, brother of former Rupani Foundation CEO, Sultan Ahmed, passed away last night at the Combined Military Hospital in Gilgit. He had faced an accident along with seven others around two weeks ago in Chipursan. He remained at the Tehsil Headquarter Hospital Gulmit...

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