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Politics of the absurd – Opposition leader joins GB government!

PT Report Gilgit, October 16: Hitherto leader of the opposition in Gilgit – Baltistan Legislative Assembly (GBLA), Bashir Ahmed Khan, today took oath as a minister in the GB government. His portfolio as minister will be decided later. The oath was administered by Governor, Syed Pir Karam Ali Shah. Speaking...

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Swiss tourist dies in Shimshal

PT Report Hunza, October 12: A 60 year old female tourist has, reportedly, passed away in Shismhal Valley due to “lack of Oxygen”. According to details published in a local Urdu daily (Mahasib), Lucette Martin, a Swis national, has died due to lack of Oxygen in the highly mountainous Shimshal...

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Interior Minister bans 3 organizations in Gilgit – Baltistan

PT Report Gilgit, October 10: The Interior Minister has banned three Gilgit – Baltistan based religio-political organizations, Shia Talba Action Committee (STAC), Nau Jawanaan-e-Ahle-Sunnat and Sabeel Organization. The ban was announced through a notification issued by the Interior Ministry of Pakistan. It is pertinent to note that during the last...

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"Wakhi Pamiri people should work together for development of a standardized script", Russian Scholars

PT Report Islamabad, October 9: ‘The Wakhi speaking people from all four countries (Pakistan, Afghanistan, China and Tajikistan) should work together for development of a standardized script. Future prospects of Wakhi language’s progress and preservation are brighter in Pakistan. The Wakhi language program broadcast by Radio Pakistan Gilgit is the...

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