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Chances of Khurdopin Glacier Lake drainage high during spring, summer: Expert

Chances of Khurdopin Glacier Lake drainage high during spring, summer: Expert

Islamabad: Surge of the Khurdopin Glacier in Hunza’s Shimshal Valley, and formation of a lake, has emerged as a major cause of concern from the locals. The advancing Khurdopin Glacier’s tongue has pushed across the floor and touched opposite headwall of the main valley, blocking the Viržərav River, forming a lake. “There is...

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Student from Gilgit-Baltistan loses his life after being beaten by local boys in Lahore  

Student from Gilgit-Baltistan loses his life after being beaten by local boys in Lahore  

Lahore: Dilawar Abbas, a student from Gilgit-Baltistan, succumbed to his injuries three days after being beaten to pulp by a mob of 20 some youth in Lahore. According to details, Dilawar was attacked and beaten by the youth after a tussle started over a game of football in a ground....

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1048 teams to immunize over 200 thousand children against Polio in Gilgit-Baltistan

1048 teams to immunize over 200 thousand children against Polio in Gilgit-Baltistan

Gilgit: (PR) The 1st round of National Immunization Days (Polio Days) 2018 will be conducted in the country including Gilgit-Baltistan from 15-18 January 2018 targeting all children less than five years of age adopting House-to-House strategy. During the campaign, 236547 children under five years of age will be administered polio drops...

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Swelling of lake formed due to glacier surge worries residents of Shismhal valley, Hunza

Swelling of lake formed due to glacier surge worries residents of Shismhal valley, Hunza

Hunza: The Khurdopin glacier in the Shismhal valley of District Hunza has been advancing at a fast pace. The advancing glacier has blocked a glacial stream, forming a lake (Veerjerav Lake). This lake, on bursting, can cause devastation in the Shimshal Valley. According to Rehmat Ullah Baig, a renowned community leader,...

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Blasphemy allegation against Chitrali Facebook user not proven

Blasphemy allegation against Chitrali Facebook user not proven

Chitral: An investigation committee has said that the ‘controversial phrases’ used by a Chitrali man do not amount to blasphemy against the Holy Prophet. The committee members have said that based on opinions taken from a wide range of religious scholars, it has been concluded that the allegation of blasphemy is...

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