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Chevening Scholarships 2014/15 opens for Pakistan

Applications for 2014-2015 Chevening Scholarships in Pakistan are now open and will close on 15 November 2013. The Scholarships not only offer financial support to study for a Master’s degree at the UK’s leading universities, but the opportunity to become part of an influential and highly regarded global network. We...

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Rama will host G-B Polo Festival

Rama will host G-B Polo Festival

PT Report  Astore, September 2: The Gilgit-Baltistan (G-B) government will hold the Rama Polo Festival from September 10 to 12 in Rama, Astore valley. According to reports, 8-10 polo teams from all over G-B will participate in the festival. A special donkey polo match will also be played between two...

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Chitral demands 30 MW from Golen hydel project

Chitral demands 30 MW from Golen hydel project

Gul Hamaad Farooqi Chitral, September 1: The people of Chitral have demanded of the Government to allocate 30 megawatt power from the 106 MW Golen hydel project for Chitral and establish a grid station before carrying the remaining power to down country. These demands were made during a protest rally participated...

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Hussaini: Project yet to take off despite fund release

Hussaini: Project yet to take off despite fund release

Ali Rehmat Musofir Hussaini: Even after release of funds, contractors have not yet initiated work on two projects in Hussaini village of Gojal tehsil. The projects, approved under early recovery fund, included restoration of the famous suspension bridge and pipeline project for Zarabad ward of the village. The local community...

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Getting out of intellectual poverty

Getting out of intellectual poverty

Sultan Madad  This morning, I saw an online picture of Mirpur in Pakistan Administered Kashmir. In the picture two marble covered and fenced graves were sunk and only the upper halves of the tombstones were visible. Kashmiris were crying against the raising level of Mangla Dam. At the onset, they...

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