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Shimshali girls create mountaineering history

ISLAMABAD: Eight young Shimshali girls added a new chapter in Pakistan’s  history of mountaineering when they summitted the 6,050 meters Mingligh Sar peak on January 3, traversing  1,750 meters on a windy day when winter temperatures dipped 38 degrees below zero. The peak straddles the Shimshal Pass bordering China. Qudrat Ali...

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Two men killed in Ghizar road accident

The vehicle can be seen in middle of the Shandur River Special Reporter ISHKOMAN, January 30: A vehicle skidded off the Khanchay bridge in Punial valley and fell into Shandur River today, killing two people. According to initial reports the deceased belonged to Hatoon village of Punial, Ghizar. The accident...

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22 stranded boat passengers rescued in Gojal Valley

A partially submerged boat in the frozen lake . File photo PT Report Shishkat, January 30: At least 22 passengers, including 6 women, were rescued to safety from the dammed Hunza River, in Gojal Valley. According to details a boat carrying 22 passengers and a large amount of merchandise got...

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Hunza Cultural Mela concluded in Islamabad

“Sharing and Caring”, the message! PT Report ISLAMABAD, January 30: The Hunza Cultural Mela came to an end today. People from Gojal, Shinaki and Kanjud – the three distinct parts of Hunza Valley, came together to celebrate diversity and entertain themselves, while also giving the younger, urbanized, generation a...

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