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SUPARCO to start real-time satellite monitoring of Khurdopin Glacier and Lake

SUPARCO to start real-time satellite monitoring of Khurdopin Glacier and Lake

Islamabad: A meeting was held under the Chair of Chairman NDMA Gen Umar Hayat today  in order to sensitise NDMA of the issue of surging khurdapin Glacier and resultant lake and future action plan. It was decided during the meeting that SUPARCO will immediately start real-time monitoring of the surging...

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7 people have died in a tragic road accident in Ghizer district

7 people have died in a tragic road accident in Ghizer district

Gilgit: At least seven people have died in a tragic road accident near the Hayim village of Tehsil Punial, District Ghizer. The vehicle (Suzuki pick-up) carrying the passengers was traveling form Yasin towards Gilgit when it lost control and fell in a ravine. Local reporters have said that the passengers were...

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 Expected Calamities of Viržrav Lake (Shimshal) Need Due Attention

 Expected Calamities of Viržrav Lake (Shimshal) Need Due Attention

By: GM Shimshali Viržrav Lake in Shimshal valley of upper Hunza is a notorious artificial lake, known not only for its periodic outbursts leaving devastating socio-economic impact, but also for the immense psychological impact it has on the communities in Shimshal, and those living downstream, from Gilgit-Baltistan, to Punjab and Sindh. This...

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Gilgit-Baltistan Development: 17 projects costing 100 billion rupees approved by NA Standing Committee

Gilgit-Baltistan Development: 17 projects costing 100 billion rupees approved by NA Standing Committee

Islamabad: The National Assembly’s Standing Committee on Gilgit-Baltistan approved 17 development projects costing over a hundred billion rupees for the GB region. The approved projects include a woman’s university, several road and infrastructure development projects (Gorikot-Shonter, Ghizer-Tajikistan, Chilas-Naran (via Batugah)), 32.5MW Attabad Hydropower Project (9.74bn) and 30MW Ghwari Hydro Power...

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Muhammad Iqbal of Damas, Ghizer donates several kanals of land for soccer ground

Muhammad Iqbal of Damas, Ghizer donates several kanals of land for soccer ground

M. H. Gohar  Gahkuch: Muhammad Iqbal, a resident of the Damas village of District Ghizer, has donated several kanals of his ancestral land for construction of a football (soccer) ground for the youth of his region. After donating the land, Iqbal has taken one step forward and started leveling the...

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