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  • Chitral and Gilgit-Baltistan hit hard by climate change

    Safiullah from the AKCSP who is accompanying the team of five women from Hunza and Chitral, explains “Climate change is going to hit us hard; the temperature will increase substantially in the mountains and as a result the glaciers will melt – this year the monsoon for the first time crossed into the Karakoram and Hindu Kush mountains and it rained heavily in Gilgit-Baltistan and Chitral causing many disasters...

  • Gilgit-Baltistan protesters demand withdrawal of taxes

    GILGIT: The Gilgit-Baltistan Council on Wednesday assured protesters that the federal government has accepted their demands regarding rollback of taxes and a notification will be issued soon...

    After receiving the assurance, protesters have called off the sit-in in Gilgit and Skardu till Nov 23...

  • Gilgit-Baltistan elections: Army deployed across all districts

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Army troops have been deployed in all districts of Gilgit-Baltistan for maintenance of peace and security in the upcoming elections for the region's Legislative Assembly...

    The polls for Gilgit-Baltistan Assembly are scheduled to be held on June 8 and the administration fears law and order situation at the polling stations in the region...

  • Gilgit-Baltistan elections

    AS results from Monday’s elections for the Gilgit-Baltistan Legislative Assembly show, the PML-N — with a comfortable majority of the legislature’s 24 directly elected seats — appears set to form the next government in the region...

    The then PPP government at the centre took a progressive step by issuing the Gilgit-Baltistan Empowerment and Self-Governance Order in 2009...

  • Tourist spot in Gilgit-Baltistan claims 21 lives this summer

    Babusar Pass, the road connecting Gilgit-Baltistan to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and leading to the most famous tourist attraction Babusar Top, has become a death trap for tourists who throng the area during the summer season...

    The van, carrying 17 passengers from Mahrabpur area of Sindh, was going to Gilgit city via Babusar Pass road...

  • Italian climber dies skiing in Gilgit-Baltistan

    ISLAMABAD: An Italian mountaineer died during a skiing accident in Gilgit-Baltistan region as he attempted to descend a 6,000-metre peak, the Alpine Club of Pakistan said on Saturday...

    Nestled between the western end of the Himalayas, the Hindu Kush mountains and the Karakoram range, Gilgit-Baltistan houses 18 of the world’s 50 highest peaks...

  • Politics and Gilgit-Baltistan: Genuine concern, rhetoric or a romantic view?

    Pakistan’s High Commissioner to India, Abdul Basit, may have reassured the Kashmiri leadership in New Delhi that Pakistan would not take any steps “detrimental to the Kashmir’s struggle” but the debate about Pakistan’s proposal to merge Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) as country’s fifth province refuses to die down in Indian-held Kashmir...

    Earlier, Kashmir’s two prominent resistance leaders dispatched letters to the Prime Minister Nawaz...

  • Public sector telecom company to provide 3G, 4G services in Gilgit-Baltistan

    GILGIT BALTISTAN: The Special Communication Organisation (SCO), a public sector telecommunications services provider in Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) and Gilgit-Baltistan (GB), is set to roll out 3G and 4G mobile internet services in Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) by the end of this year...

    "We will be able to provide 3G and 4G services to the people of GB within two months of getting approval from the federal government," SCO Gilgit Sector...

  • Gold rush is on in Gilgit-Baltistan

    GILGIT: The traditional practice of separating gold from sand along the rivers is still alive in Gilgit-Baltistan...

    Hundreds of families of a tribe called Sonewal in Shina language and Mowaan in Brosheski earn a livelihood by collecting gold specks from the sand accumulated along river banks and selling them to jewellers in Gilgit city...

  • SECP to set up office in Gilgit-Baltistan

    ISLAMABAD: The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) is setting up its company registration office (CRO) in Gilgit-Baltistan...

    Gilgit-Baltistan and federal governments have already granted their approval to it, an SECP statement said on Thursday...

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