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Protesters bring Gilgit city to a standstill, 4 injured due to police firing

Protesters bring Gilgit city to a standstill, 4 injured due to police firing

PT Report Gilgit, December 17: Protest demonstrations were held in different parts of Gilgit city today by small groups of people. Roads were blocked in Jutial, Konodas and River View road by the protesters who did not allow buses to go to the Karakuram University. Traffic also remained off the...

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Flood-resilient streams protect mountain farms, villagers in north Pakistan

Flood-resilient streams protect mountain farms, villagers in north Pakistan

HUNZA-NAGAR VALLEY, Pakistan (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Flood-prone streams that until recently threatened the lives, incomes and properties of mountain communities in Pakistan’s Hunza-Nagar valley are now much less dangerous, and are even helping boost harvests, after work enabling them to better withstand weather extremes. The natural water channels have...

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