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  • Population along Jhelum River evacuated amid high flood warning

    “Heavy downpour may generate exceptional high flood at Mangla upstream in River Jhelum and at Marala, Khanki and Qadirabad in Chenab,” it warns, predicting medium flood in the nullahs of Chenab and Ravi and tributaries of the River Kabul during the next 48 hours...

    EVACUATION: The local administration in Jhelum has evacuated the population residing along the bank of the Jhelum as well as on the river bed after the authorities at...

  • PIA introduces A320 jet on Skardu route

    ISLAMABAD: In an attempt to promote tourism in country's scenic northern region, the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has included an A320 plane on its route to Skardu, the central valley of Gilgit-Baltistan region, said a press release issued by the airlines...

    The A320 jet departed for its inaugural flight to Skardu from Islamabad airport...

  • Gilgit-Skardu road project faces delay despite PM’s orders

    GILGIT: Work on the repair and widening of strategically important 170 kilometers Gilgit-Skardu road could not be started despite the announcement by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in this regard on April 14 this year during his visit to Gilgit...

    He alleged that officials of the Planning Commission of Pakistan were responsible for the delay...

  • Imran enjoys Skardu weather with children

    GILGIT: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf chief Imran Khan on Friday returned to Islamabad by a chopper after spending four days in Baltistan region with his two children and a nephew...

    PTI GB secretary information Taqi Akhunzada told Dawn that Imran Khan with his sons, Salman and Qasim, and a nephew Azim Khan, departed for Skardu from Islamabad through a private airline on Tuesday morning...

  • PIA directed to start flights between Skardu, Gilgit

    GILGIT: The Gilgit-Baltistan Supreme Appellate Court has directed Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) and Civil Aviation Authority (ACC) to start flight operations between Gilgit and Skardu airports on urgent basis...

    During hearing of the case in Supreme Appellate Court registry branch Skardu on Tuesday, a division bench comprising Chief Judge Rana Muhammad Shamim and justice Raja Jalaludin observed that flight service between...

  • PIA flights to Gilgit, Skardu cancelled again

    KARACHI: All Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flights to and from Gilgit and Skardu on Tuesday (Sept 27) have been cancelled due to the airspace restrictions in the northern areas, said the airline’s spokesperson, Danyal Gilani, on Monday...

  • Skardu shuts down to protest power blackout

    GILGIT: Life in Skardu city and adjoining areas came to a standstill on Thursday due to a complete shutter-down strike and rallies against the suspension of electric supply for the last four days in the biting cold weather...

    The call for protest was given by the Anjuman-i-Tajiran Skardu and civil society organisations...

  • Climate change leaves women in Skardu facing disaster

    Rosi Bi, a middle-aged woman from Skardu’s remote Sadpara village, can clearly illustrate how rapidly livelihood in her area has been affected by climate change...

    ”Situated near the majestic, colour-changing Sadpara Lake in the Karakorum mountain range, Sadpara village is about 30 kilometres from Skardu...

  • Expedition team finds ancient Christian relic in Skardu

    GILGIT: The first probable evidence of early Christian presence in Skardu was discovered on a mountain by an expedition team from the University of Baltistan, it was announced on Sunday...

    The huge cross made of marble rock material and weighing more than three to four tonnes (approximately seven by six feet in size), was found around two kilometres from the base camp located high in the mountains of Kavardo village in Skardu of...

  • Three held for assaulting boy in Skardu

    GILGIT: Three persons have been arrested for assaulting a teenage boy in Skardu...

    According to an application submitted to the police by father of the teenage boy, a resident of Gultori Skardu, three accused Muzafar Abbas, Mubarak Ali and Tajamul Hussain, also residents of Skardu, sexually assaulted his son multiple times during last six months...

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