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Two mountaineers go missing while climbing Nanga Parbat

Two mountaineers go missing while climbing Nanga Parbat

Reporting by Abdul Rehman Bukhari Gilgit: Two mountaineers have gone missing while attempting to climb Nanga Parbat, notoriously known as the killer mountain. According to details, Alberto Zerain Berasategi, from Spain, and Mariano Galvan, from Argentine, have lost contact with the rest of their team, since June 24th. Alberto Zerain and Mariano...

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Federal govt to spend 98 billion rupees on 12 projects in Gilgit-Baltistan

Federal govt to spend 98 billion rupees on 12 projects in Gilgit-Baltistan

Islamabad: The federal government has approved twelve mega projects for Gilgit-Baltistan in various areas, including energy, communication and health. Official sources said that ninety-eight billion rupees will be spent on these projects. The power projects include 34.5 megawatt Harpo Skardu, 26 MW Sagar Thang Skardu, 20 MW Hanzal, 16 MW...

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Professional Development: Rebirth of Teachers’ Professional Life

Professional Development: Rebirth of Teachers’ Professional Life

By Abdul Wali Teacher professional development is a process of sharpening and strengthening teachers’ knowledge, skills and changing their perception and beliefs about teaching, so that the process of teaching and learning take place in an effective and smooth way. As a result students’ learning outcome can be enhanced. PD...

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Gilgit-Skardu Road: The Lifeline of Baltistan

Gilgit-Skardu Road: The Lifeline of Baltistan

Boosting about half of the Gilgit-Baltistan region’s population, the Baltistan division comprises four districts, namely Skardu, Ghanche, Kharmang and Shigar. Also known as “Little Tibet”, the mountainous Baltistan Division connects with rest of GB, and Pakistan, through the 167 km long Skardu-Gilgit highway, built from 1970 to 1982. Since the...

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145 community members in Ishkoman sensitized about rights and issues of vulnerable children

145 community members in Ishkoman sensitized about rights and issues of vulnerable children

Gilgit, June 18: (PR) CEENA Health & Welfare Services conducted awareness raising sessions for communities in Ishkomen and Gulodas in the second phase of its campaign in district Ghizer under its project ‘Orphan Care Support’, supported by the USAID Small Grants & Ambassador’s Fund Program. Around 145 Community members were sensitized...

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