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Target killing: Two perpetrators awarded death penalty

GILGIT: An Anti-Terrorist Court on Thursday handed down death penalty to two men accused of killing a government official last year when target killings had escalated in the town. The court acquitted another man, Ikram Ullah, still at large, for lack of evidence against him. The judgement was given by the...

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Disaster averted – Cement laden boat sinks in Gojal Lake, 7 commuters rescued safely

PT Report  Shishkat, April 29: A boat carrying 7 commuters and a load of Cement bags has reportedly sunk in the Gojal Lake, formed due to damming of the Hunza River. According to police sources, water flew into the boat after a hole developed in it. The seven commuters were...

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[BREAKING NEWS] Nawaz Khan Naji wins by-election in Ghizer

PT Report Gilgit, April 28 – According to unofficial results received through various sources, Nawaz Khan Naji (NKN), Supreme Leader of the Balawaristan National Front (BNF) has staged a resounding victory in LA – 19, Ghizar – 01, by-election. Naji has, reportedly, obtained 8218 votes as compared to PML(n) candidate, Col...

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Philanthropy or agenda?

Aziz Ali Dad The controversy about the authenticity of projects undertaken by Greg Mortenson through his Central Asian Institute (CAI) in northern Afghanistan and Gilgit-Baltistan and the financial irregularities in CAI has created a furore in the international media. In the ensuing debate arguments of his votaries and detractors have...

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