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The model of ‘new localism’ in Gilgit-Baltistan

The model of ‘new localism’ in Gilgit-Baltistan

Zubair Torwali When passing through a village a few kilometres below the famous Shandur Pass in Chitral, I saw a brownish two-storeyed building standing in the lush green village which looked like a beautiful oasis surrounded by an ocean of rugged mountains. Curious to know what the building was, I...

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The inspiring story of Safira, born blind in Yasin, Ghizer

The inspiring story of Safira, born blind in Yasin, Ghizer

KARACHI: The inspiring story of Safira Bibi, who born blind in Yasin, Ghizer and became the first blind student from Pakistan to attend the yearlong Youth Exchange & Study (YES) Program in USA Safira is now utilizing her learning in USA to reduce the sufferings of the visually impaired children...

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Economic and political empowerment of women in Diamer district

Economic and political empowerment of women in Diamer district

CHILAS: An exclusive interview with leader of PML-N Women wing Diamer and Social Activist Farhat Gul about economic and political empowerment of women in Diamer district Report prepared by Shireen Karim and Kiran Qasim

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Breaking taboos: Shimshali women to mine Gold

Breaking taboos: Shimshali women to mine Gold

Shujaat Ali It is often thought that women can’t do what men can but this proved wrong in a small village of Hunza named Shimshal when Samina Baig hoisted Pakistan’s green flag on the top of world highest mountain Mt. Everest back in 2013 and then all Seven Summits by...

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Gilgit-Baltistan gets first ever woman SP

Gilgit-Baltistan gets first ever woman SP

GILGIT: Tahira Yasub becomes Gilgit-Baltistan’s first-ever woman Superintendent of Police (SP) posted in Hunza. Tahira is a graduate in International Relations from Karakoram International University and already served as Gilgit-Baltistan’s first woman superintendent of traffic police. She has also served as AIG logistics. She was selected twice for UN peacekeeping...

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