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Karakuram Highway closed by protesters near Chilas, Diamer

Karakuram Highway closed by protesters near Chilas, Diamer

Chilas, February 20: The Karakuram Highway has been blocked by protesters since yesterday at a place called Thor, located in Diamer District, South of Chilas, the district headquarters. The protesters are residents of Thor Valley who have agitating against the tribes of Harban Valley, some of whom have allegedly stolen...

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China, Pakistan Flesh Out New ‘Economic Corridor’

China, Pakistan Flesh Out New ‘Economic Corridor’

By Shannon Tiezzi February 20, 2014 As Pakistani President Mamnoon Hussain wraps up a visit to Beijing, China and Pakistan are solidifying plans to create a new “economic corridor” between their two nations. The three-day visit to Beijing was Hussain’s first official trip abroad since assuming the presidency. During his visit,...

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Adventure Diplomacy: Samina Baig and Mirza Ali heading to Mount Carstenz Pyramid, Indonesia

Adventure Diplomacy: Samina Baig and Mirza Ali heading to Mount Carstenz Pyramid, Indonesia

Islamabad (PR): The Ambassador of the Republic of Argentina, His Excellency Rodolfo Martin-Saravia and CEO Serena Hotels, Mr Aziz Boolani hosted a reception at Nazara lounge, Islamabad Serena Hotel to commemorate the successful summit of three of seven peaks by the Pakistani mountaineering duo Samina and Mirza Ali Baig. The...

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Supreme Court takes notice of Taliban threat to Ismailis and the Kalash tribe

Supreme Court takes notice of Taliban threat to Ismailis and the Kalash tribe

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Thursday took notice of a video clip in which the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) called upon the Kalash and Ismaili communities to convert to Islam or face the consequences, Express News reported. The apex court said the TTP’s statement was against Islam and the law of the country. It...

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Gilgit: Wheat price fixed at 14 rupees per kilogram, 1500 policemen to be recruited

Gilgit: Wheat price fixed at 14 rupees per kilogram, 1500 policemen to be recruited

Our Correspondent Gilgit, February 19: Bowing to the pressure from the public, political groups and civil society, the Gilgit-Baltistan cabinet today decided to withdraw the hike in the price of wheat. Fourteen (14) rupees will be charged per kilogram. Withdrawal of subsidy and the resultant price hike had created a...

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