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Hunza Valley: Water, water, everywhere, but not a drop to drink!

Hunza Valley: Water, water, everywhere, but not a drop to drink!

Shehnaz Akhtar (Aliabad, Hunza) Not very long ago people of Hunza Valley used to drink water from glacial streams without a second thought. They would not dare to do it today, even if there is shortage of drinkable water. Glacial streams were the only source of water for the people...

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Anti-polio vaccination drive launched in Gilgit-Baltistan

Anti-polio vaccination drive launched in Gilgit-Baltistan

Our Correspondent Gilgit, October 12: The Gilgit-Baltistan government formally started the anti-polio vaccination drive in the region. An inaugural ceremony was held at Serena Hotel in Gilgit, attended by GBLA Speaker Wazir Baig, Minister for Water and Power, Wazir Shakil, other dignitaries and officials of the GB Health Department, including...

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Gulmit: Students and teachers pray for recovery of Malala Yusufzai

Gulmit: Students and teachers pray for recovery of Malala Yusufzai

Special Reporter Gojal, October 12: Malala Yusufzai, the 14 year old activist who was injured in a terrorist attack recently, has found hundreds of admirers in the disaster struck Gulmit village located in Gojal valley, upper Hunza. The students and teachers of Federal Government Boys High School, Gulmit, held a...

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Anti-Polio walk held in Chitral,  68,117 children to be vaccinated

Anti-Polio walk held in Chitral, 68,117 children to be vaccinated

Gul Hammad Farooqi CHITRAL:  An anti-polio walk was held here in Chitral. The walk started from DCO office and ended at children and women hospital Jang Bazar. Students of different schools were carrying banners and posters inscribed with messages for parents to administer three drops of anti-polio vaccine to their...

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