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Identifying the “unidentified”

Identifying the “unidentified”

He was just 18. On his way from Skardu to Rawalpindi by bus, he was targeted by some ‘unknown militant(s).’ Johar Ali Shigri was a student of class 10th who left his home (Baltistan) in a local bus- Mashabrum on December 25, 2011. When the bus stopped near ‘Juglot’ (50 km...

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[Guardian] iPads and Kindles force newspapers further away from print

Dan Sabbagh guardian.co.uk, Sunday 25 December 2011 17.00 GMT A million iPads and Kindles may have been unwrapped on Sunday – according to tentative analyst estimates – an influx of portable technology that is expected to hasten a decline in the already faltering sales of printed newspapers, adding pressure on traditional business...

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Defiant traders operate boats in dammed Hunza Lake in violation of official ban

Defiant traders operate boats in dammed Hunza Lake in violation of official ban

PT Report Hunza, December 26: Traders defied an official ban on operating private boats in the dammed Hunza River and transported over two-dozens truck-loads of merchandise from Hussain to the spillway, near Attabad Village. The traders alleged that an official raft service is being used to mint money, instead of...

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Protesters shut down a power house in Punial, government fails to provide electricity

Protesters shut down a power house in Punial, government fails to provide electricity

Demand for resignation of Power Minister   PT Report Gahkuch, December 25: People in Punial Tehsil of Ghizar district shut down a power house today while protesting against the government’s inability to provide electricity to a population of around 80,000 people. The power protests are spreading across Gilgit – Baltistan,...

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Large number of Karachi based GBians attend PTI Jalsa

Large number of Karachi based GBians attend PTI Jalsa

PT Report Karachi, December 25: A large number of Imran Khan admirers, from different parts of the Gilgit – Baltistan region were present at the mammoth political Jalsa organized by Pakistan Tehreed-e-Insaf today. Imran Khan mentioned the people of Giglit – Baltistan specially in his address near the Mazar of...

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