Name : Pamir Times

Email : pamir.times@gmail.com

PakMet issues GLOF alert for Gilgit-Baltistan & Chitral, temperature to rise by 5 degrees

PakMet issues GLOF alert for Gilgit-Baltistan & Chitral, temperature to rise by 5 degrees

Islamabad: Pakistan Meteorological Department (Pakmet) has warned that the temperatures are likely to increase by up to 5 degree centigrade during the next three to four days in the mountainous Gilgit-Baltistan and Chitral region. A GLOF Alert issued by the federal organization, has said that localized heavy downpour is possible...

Read more
Diamer Police arrests two people involved in Babusar Road banditry

Diamer Police arrests two people involved in Babusar Road banditry

Gilgit: Diamer Police has announced detention of two people who are allegedly involved in banditry on the Babusar Road. The two suspects were brought in front of the media today, but their faces were covered with cloths. Last week bandits had looted six vehicles traveling between Gilgit-Baltistan and Naran, near Gitidas....

Read more
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...

Read more
Activists call for banning fireworks in Shandur, keeping the plateau clean and green

Activists call for banning fireworks in Shandur, keeping the plateau clean and green

By: Abdul Wahid Khan Peshawar: Chitral Heritage and Environmental Protection Society (CHEPS) has been advocating for protecting the environment of the mountainous Chitral district, as well as other parts of the country.  Working with the motto of keeping Pakistan clean and green, CHEPS has done ‘more than 2,000 projects’ around...

Read more
62 percent couples in Gilgit-Baltistan don’t use contraception methods: Study

62 percent couples in Gilgit-Baltistan don’t use contraception methods: Study

Gilgit: Contraceptive methods are not popular in Gilgit-Baltistan. Only 38 percent married couples use traditional and modern contraceptive methods. According to the key findings of the Multi-Indicator Sector Survey 2017, released by the Gilgit-Baltistan Department of Planning and Development, 61.9 percent couples in the ten districts of Gilgit-Baltistan region do...

Read more