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Transporting huge pipes for a hydropower project, on a shabby jeep, to the Shimshal Valley

Transporting huge pipes for a hydropower project, on a shabby jeep, to the Shimshal Valley

A hydro-power station is being constructed in the remote and beautiful Shimshal valley of Hunza. The road to the valley is infamously dangerous. It is narrow, unpaved and full of turns and twists. Transporting water supply pipes to the valley for completion of the hydro-power project was, thus, highly risky...

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Sanity and suicide

Sanity and suicide

Aziz Ali Dad The society of Gilgit-Baltistan is on the cusp of change. It is under the influence of various forces, which are both internal and external, and a complex interplay of continuity and change. The result is the formation of new ways of seeing things, lifestyle and changes in...

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