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A corridor of success

A corridor of success

DR. AHMAD RASHID MALIK The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is a “corridor of success”. After about two years of conflicting and opposing views on the CPEC, especially on the route alignment choices, the All-Particles Conference (APC) gave unflinching support and evolved a consensus on the multi-billion project in a meeting held...

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Glaciers Shape Lives in Upper Hunza

Glaciers Shape Lives in Upper Hunza

Glacier and river dynamics shaped irrigation systems and land use practices in Pakistan since the late 1700’s, according to a new paper by Sitara Parveen and his colleagues. These systems and practices are still in operation hundreds of years later, but they face severe challenges from glacier retreat. Upper Hunza...

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Indian claim over Gilgit-Baltistan baseless and contrary to historical facts, Shehbaz Khan Advocate Vice Chairman GB Bar Council

Indian claim over Gilgit-Baltistan baseless and contrary to historical facts, Shehbaz Khan Advocate Vice Chairman GB Bar Council

Giligt (PR): Shehbaz Khan Advocate Vice Chairman Gilgit Baltistan Bar Council has condemned the recent statement of Indian Government claiming the Gilgit Baltistan as part of India. He has also condemned Indian opposition and interference in proposed projects of Pakistan China Economic Corridor crossing GB, Bunji Hydro Power & Diamer Basha...

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Gilgit-Baltistan Empowerment & Self Governance Order 2009 challenged in Islamabad High Court

Gilgit-Baltistan Empowerment & Self Governance Order 2009 challenged in Islamabad High Court

Islamabad: (PR) Today a petition was field by Advocate Shahbaz Khan, under Article 199 of the Constitution, on behalf of Mohammad  Ali Akhter  and Mirza Hussain, residents of Gilgit-Baltistan in the Islamabad High Court. In the petition, the promulgation and vires of Gilgit Baltistan Empowerment and Self Governance Order of 2009 together...

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Floods linked to retreating glaciers threaten Pakistan

Floods linked to retreating glaciers threaten Pakistan

ISLAMABAD:  (News Lens Pakistan) — Retired Pakistani soldier Karim Khan’s family was among 60 forced to leave their northern Pakistani village of Sundi in 2010 when a nearby glacial lake burst and raging waters swept away in minutes what he had accumulated during four decades in Gilgit-Baltistan, at the China...

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