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Renowned progressive leader Baba Jan turns himself in at ATC, Gilgit

Renowned progressive leader Baba Jan turns himself in at ATC, Gilgit

With reporting by Farman Karim Gilgit, September 29: Baba Jan, a renowned progressive leader from the Gilgit-Baltistan region, presented himself for arrest in front of an ATC judge in Gilgit this morning. He was arrested and taken to the jail by the police. Baba Jan, Vice President of Awami Workers...

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Polo team from Chitral visits Yasin Valley, “Jashn-e-Faqeer” celebrated

Polo team from Chitral visits Yasin Valley, “Jashn-e-Faqeer” celebrated

Gilgit, September 29: A polo team from the neighbouring Chitral district of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa visited the Ghizar district of Gilgit-Baltistan to celebrate the “Jashn-e-Faqeer”. According to reports, the polo-diplomacy visit was arranged to rebuild blood and cultural links between members of the Khusraway family, living in Chitral and Yasin Valley. The...

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Reeri village in Chitral to get 200KW hydel power house

Reeri village in Chitral to get 200KW hydel power house

By Gul Hammad Farooqi Chitral, September 29: Reeri Oveer, a remote area of upper Chitral situated between two mountains, has been deprived of communication, infrastructure, education and electricity for long. Now, at least they will be able to get electricity in their houses; thanks to a project promised by the Sarhad...

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Amburiq mosque: Restored spirituality

Amburiq mosque: Restored spirituality

By Ashiq Faraz At first glance, the Amburiq mosque in Shigar bears little resemblance to a traditional mosque. The 14th century mud and wood structure which was designed by a Kashmiri architect, deviates from the conventional architectural pattern due to its visibly tall insignia. A closer inspection, however, reveals its...

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