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Countering violent extremism discussed during seminar at KIU, Gilgit

Countering violent extremism discussed during seminar at KIU, Gilgit

Gilgit: A seminar on Countering Violent Extremism was conducted in Karakorum International University in joint collaboration with the Gilgit Baltistan Police. The purpose of the seminar was to discuss the ways and means to counter the menace of extremism and promote peace through coordination of all stakeholders . Seminar attendees...

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PPP at 50

PPP at 50

Zafar Ahmad  Historically speaking, the year 2017 was having phenomenal importance, especially for those having left wing political inclinations. The comrades throughout the world were celebrating the 100 years of the great Red Revolution, 1917. The 2017 also marked the 50th anniversary of the revolutionary icon Comrade Che Guvera, whose...

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Call for urgent resilience action to protect HKH region from climate impacts

Call for urgent resilience action to protect HKH region from climate impacts

Saleem Shaikh and Sughra Tunio KATHMANDU: Experts urged here on Wednesday the governments in Hindu Kush Himalayan countries to take resilience action without further delay to protect the region from increasing impacts of climate change. “Failing to take resilience action immediately would only deepen poverty, joblessness, food insecurity and malnutrition,”...

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Polarization and the Menace of Extremism   

Polarization and the Menace of Extremism   

Iftikhar Ali   The takeover by General Zia and subsequent judicial murder of ZA Bhutto was a melanoma of the polity and social fabric that not only gave birth to an intense radicalization but also promoted the far right religio-politics in Pakistan.  Coupled with Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, Iranian Revolution...

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Funding will be prioritized for nutrition sensitive projects in Gilgit-Baltistan

Funding will be prioritized for nutrition sensitive projects in Gilgit-Baltistan

GILGIT: The multi-sectoral review meeting of Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) GB was held in a local hotel, chaired by Secretary P & DD, Babar Aman Babar and attended by all members of SUN multi-sectoral line departments. Secretary P & DD shared an overview of commitments made during the earlier meetings...

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