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Shimshal Lake: Some New Revelations from Past and Present

Shimshal Lake: Some New Revelations from Past and Present

By Gomal Amin Glacial Lake Outburst Flood (GLOF) is a natural phenomenon which occurs upon failure of dams containing glacier’s melt water. The formation of a glacier dam is mainly due to glacier retreat. As glaciers retreat, glacial lakes are formed behind the debris. A sudden breach in dam walls...

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Recaliberation of Aga Khan Health Service, Pakistan necessary for increasing efficiency: Official Statement

Recaliberation of Aga Khan Health Service, Pakistan necessary for increasing efficiency: Official Statement

Karachi: Hospitals and health centers operated by the Aga Khan Health Service, Pakistan in different parts of Giglit-Baltistan and Chitral have been closed for the last three days, as employees went on a strike, rejecting the management’s decision of closing small health units in various localities, and terminating job contracts....

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