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Tales from Paradise

Tales from Paradise

By Vaqar Ahmed It was a hot and humid June in Karachi. My wife had flown off to visit our children and other family in the US and Canada. I was home alone, mostly seeking refuge in an air-conditioned room and gazing at the proverbial navel. Anticipating this situation, I had...

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Prime Minister approves 32.5 MW Attabad Hydel Power Project at estimated cost of Rs.13 bn

Prime Minister approves 32.5 MW Attabad Hydel Power Project at estimated cost of Rs.13 bn

Islamabad: According to information shared by the Governor House, Prime Minister Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has approved construction of a 32.5 MW hydel power project at the dammed Hunza River, near Attabad. Governor Gilgit-Baltistan, Mir Ghazanfar Ali Khan, while confirming the news, has thanked the Prime Minister for fulfilling his promise...

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PM inaugurates KKH realignment project in Hunza

PM inaugurates KKH realignment project in Hunza

Hunza, September 14: Prime Minister Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, finally, was able to fly to Hunza and inaugurate the KKH realignment project at Attabad, the village hit by a massive landslide in the year 201o. Accompanied by the Governor and Chief Minister of Gilgit-Baltistan and a Chinese delegation, the PM...

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KKH Re-Alignment: 94% work on the project completed so far, remaining to be completed by Sep. 25 this year

KKH Re-Alignment: 94% work on the project completed so far, remaining to be completed by Sep. 25 this year

The project included realignment of the road, construction of 5 tunnels with total length of 7.12 km, 78 culverts and 2 bridges. The total contract amount was 275.06 million US dollar. The  achieved progress on this project is 4% ahead of the scheduled progress. Asghar Khan & Zulfiqar Ali Khan...

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Crying discrimination: G-B higher courts urged to do justice with ATC verdict on Baba Jan, others

Crying discrimination: G-B higher courts urged to do justice with ATC verdict on Baba Jan, others

ISLAMABAD: Top leaders of the Awami Workers Party (AWP) have condemned the sentencing of Baba Jan and 11 others to life imprisonment by an anti-terrorism court in Gilgit and have demanded the withdrawal of cases against them. In a joint statement on Sunday, AWP President Abid Hassan Minto, chairman Fanoos Gujjar...

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