GBLA asks centre to raise exports issue with China (11/24/2017) - GILGIT: The Gilgit-Baltistan Legislative Assembly on Thursday demanded of the federal government to persuade Chinese government to allow increase in export items from Pakistan through Khunjerab Pass. The demand was made through a resolution that said that people of Gilgit-Baltistan feared that business between the two countries under China-Pakistan Economic...
Safe water, sanitation and hygiene practices top priority to ensure optimum nutrition (11/23/2017) - GILGIT: In a series of meetings with nutrition sensitive sectors, Department of Planning & Development (P&DD) and Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) unit with authorities of provincial local government / rural development stressed to prioritize water, sanitation & hygiene (WASH) section to ensure the utilization of available healthy nutrients at individual...
Importance and Potential of Fruits production in Gilgit-Baltistan (11/21/2017) - Karim Mohammad Khan According to physicians regular fruit intake prevents many diseases and keeps our body healthy. For example, fresh and dry apricots and its juice are helpful in removing constipation and other stomach related problems. Further, certain amount of walnut and almond intake and usage of its oil can...
Flour fortification is essential for eradicating malnutrition in GB (11/21/2017) - GILGIT (PR): In a joint meeting of Secretary Planning and Development Department, Secretary Food and Scaling Up nutrition Project, scope of food department was reviewed in context of optimum nutrition promotion as per multi-sectoral nutrition strategy of GB. In long deliberations Babar Aman Babar, Secretary Planning & Development and Secretary...
Ghulkin Students Association celebrates 20th anniversary (11/21/2017) - KARACHI: The Ghulkin Students Association (GSA) Karachi celebrated its 20th Anniversary on Sunday, November 19th 2017 in Karachi with zeal and enthusiasm. The organization was established in 1997 by the people of Karachi residing in Karachi. A musical show was held for all the residents of Gojal residing in Karachi. The program...
CEENA successfully conclude project for child welfare in GB (11/20/2017) - GILGIT (PR): CEENA Health & Welfare Services concluded its project Orphan Care Support, supported by USAID Small Grants & Ambassador’s Fund Program, which provided support to orphan children, raised awareness on child rights and promoted advocacy for closer cooperation among sectors for children’s welfare in Gilgit-Baltistan over the period of...
Mockery of Self-Governance in Gilgit-Baltistan (11/20/2017) - Iftikhar Ali Since the annexation with Pakistan after getting independence from Dogra Raj in 1947, people of Gilgit-Baltistan are living in a constitutional limbo in terms of their exclusion from Article 1(2) of the Constitution. There is no dearth of separatist movements in the world where indigenous communities like Kashmiris,...
Remembering GB Liberation War Hero Group Captain (r) Shah Khan (11/19/2017) - By Air Commodore (r) Naunehal Shah   A great son of Hunza and one of the heroes of Gilgit-Baltistan’s liberation war, Group Captain Mohammad Shah Khan died on November 19, 2016 at Combined Military Hospital Gilgit at the age of 92 years, just three months after the demise of his...
Shina Primer to be launched for nursery class students  (11/18/2017) - GILGIT:  The first ever Shina Primer will be launched soon as part of the effort of GB government to preserve and promote the local languages of Gilgit-Baltistan. The primer book will be taught to nursery students in state and private schools from February 2017. An orientation session was held in...
Art of glacier growing in Gilgit-Baltistan (11/18/2017) - By Gomal Amin The practice of growing glacier in Gilgit Baltistan is an old practise. It is a technique used to sustain and encourage the growth of ice patches in high altitude water catchment areas. The main reason of glacier growing is the development of new glaciers in order to...

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