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No dispute over Gilgit-Baltistan being a part of Pakistan, Chief Justice of Pakistan

No dispute over Gilgit-Baltistan being a part of Pakistan, Chief Justice of Pakistan

 ISLAMABAD: Supreme Court has appointed senior lawyers Barrister Aitzaz Ahsan and Khawaja Haris as amicus curiae in the case of appointment of judges in the courts of the Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) and issued notices to all the parties concerned. Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Justice Mian Saqib Nisar has remarked that there...

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Buddha’s Footprint Discovered In A Remote Village Of Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan?

Buddha’s Footprint Discovered In A Remote Village Of Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan?

By Chin Hu Email: chinhuvisit@gmail.com February 2, 2017. Being a Korean Buddhist, Gilgit-Baltistan has got a great attraction for me. GilgitBaltistan has been center of Buddhism. The Buddhists of Gilgit-Baltistan have left a great amount of rock arts all over Gilgit-Baltistan. In last February 2017, I was on my photographic mission to...

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GB Minister accuses NTS of taking bribes for government jobs

GB Minister accuses NTS of taking bribes for government jobs

Monitoring Desk Gilgit: Gilgit-Baltistan’s Minister for Agriculture, Haji Janbaz, dropped a bombshell in the Gilgit-Baltistan Legislative Assembly on Tuesday by revealing that officials form the National Testing Service (NTS) had approached him with a bribe offer for qualifying candidates of his choosing. The treasury bench member from the ruling PMLN...

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CPJ demands dropping of charges against journalist Shabir Siham

CPJ demands dropping of charges against journalist Shabir Siham

Monitoring Desk Islamabad: Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), a Newyork based independent NGO working for press freedom and rights of journalists, on Wednesday urged the Gilgit-Baltistan authorities to drop charges against Shabbir Siham, an Islamabad based reporter. “Shabbir Siham should not be punished for his reporting on issues of national interest, and...

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10th Muharram processions and congregations peacefully culminate in Ghanche, Baltistan

10th Muharram processions and congregations peacefully culminate in Ghanche, Baltistan

By Nisar Ali Ghanche: All Majalis and mourning procession of Ashura in remembrance of Hazrat Imam Hussain (a.s) peacefully ended amid tight security in Ghanche district of Gilgit-Baltistan here on Sunday. The main mourning procession was taken out from Masjid Fatima Zahra Chaqchan early in the morning and culminated at...

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