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Art of glacier growing in Gilgit-Baltistan

Art of glacier growing in Gilgit-Baltistan

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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Regional Collaboration Strengthens Climate Resiliency of Upper Gojal Gilgit Mountain Villages in The Upper Indus Basin

Regional Collaboration Strengthens Climate Resiliency of Upper Gojal Gilgit Mountain Villages in The Upper Indus Basin

As climate change impacts are increasing the likelihood of natural disasters, such as floods and landslides, having a thorough disaster risk management plan is become more important for communities throughout the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH). The government of Gilgit Baltistan in Pakistan has recognized the efforts of the Indus Basin...

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Amnesty scheme notified for transportation of cut timber from Diamer district

Amnesty scheme notified for transportation of cut timber from Diamer district

ISLAMABAD: Gilgit Baltisan Council has notified an amnesty scheme for the disposal of legally and illegally cut timber in Diamer district. The new policy also increases the prevailing royalty rate on all specie by 100%. The notification mentions that this would be the last amnesty scheme and in future all...

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 Hindu Kush Himalayan regional leaders pledge to jointly tackle climate risks

 Hindu Kush Himalayan regional leaders pledge to jointly tackle climate risks

By Saleem Shaikh and Sughra Tunio Bonn , Germany: Political leaders and government representatives from the Hindu-Kush-Himalaya region have pledged to collaborate at all scales to cope with global warming-induced climate change impacts on various sectors, particularly agriculture, water, energy and mountain areas. “We must unite to protect lives and...

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KIU volunteers hold cleanliness drive along the Chehlum procession route in Gilgit

KIU volunteers hold cleanliness drive along the Chehlum procession route in Gilgit

Junaid Abbas GILGIT: The students of Karakoram International University (KIU) participated in a drive to clean the route of Chehlum procession in Giglit city on Friday. A group of students from different departments of KIU main campus Gilgit voluntarily participated in the cleanliness Campaign. The campaign was intended to facilitate...

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