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Sino-Pak border will be temporary closed for 3 days, due to Chinese celebrate Dragon boat festival in China.

Sino-Pak Boarder will be temporary closed for 3 days, due to Chinese celebrate Dragon boat festival in China. Dragon Boat Festival, also known as Duanwu Festival, is a traditional and important celebration in China. which falls on May 30 (Tuesday). China will have 3 days of holiday from Sunday (May 28) to Tuesday (May 30). No passenger will allow to cross the Pakistan and China Border,  Sino-Pak Border will be temporary






Illegal commodities costing more than 4 million rupees disposed off in Sost.

Illegal commodities costing more than 4 million rupees disposed off in Sost.   Sost Gojal Hunza Gilgit-Baltisan, 27 May (Sost Today): The officials of Pakistan Custom disposed of illegal goods recovered from Pak China Sost Dry Port here in Sost on Saturday. A Disposal/ destroy committee was formed under the supervision of Deputy Collector Customs Mr. Akbar Jan in presence of Superintendent Pakistan Customs Mr Ghulam Isaque Kayani, Principal appraiser Mr.






Woman biker climbs Burbucho peak in Shigar

Woman biker climbs Burbucho peak in Shigar By Jamil Nagri GILGIT: Samar Khan, 25-year-old adventure biker, has become the first Pakistani to climb the 6,250-metre Burbucho peak in Arandu area of Shigar district. After her climb, the peak has been named ‘Samar Peak’. Resident of Islamabad, Ms Khan has also made a national record of cycling on the peak. Earlier, she had also cycled on the Biafo glacier, last year,






The last horsemen of Hunza by Gohar Abass

By Gohar Abbas — In a remote northern Pakistani valley surrounded by giant ice-capped peaks, villagers gather to watch a game of Buzkashi, an ancient equestrian sport once seen as a key test of virility that is now struggling for survival. Baksh Dil Khan, a retired schoolteacher is saddling his horse as his wife sprinkles a pinch of flour over the animal for good luck, worried that the snowfall that






Government has increased provincial share in PSDP says PM Nawaz Sharif

Government has increased provincial share in PSDP says PM Nawaz Sharif. Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif Friday said his government was pursuing a people- centric approach for development and has increased provincial share in Public Sector Development Programme 2017-18, which was three times more as compared to FY 2012-13. The Prime Minister was chairing a meeting of the National Economic Council, attended by Prime Minister of AJ&K, Governor KPK, Chief






Delay in Gilgit-Baltistan's Budget session will never effect development projects: spokesman

Delay in Gilgit-Baltistan’s Budget session will never effect development projects: spokesman A spokesman of the Minister of Kashmir Affairs and Gilgit-Baltistan has refuted the media reports that several development schemes and projects are in doldrums due to delay in GB Council’s budget session. In a statement, he said that any delay in GB Council’s budget session will never affect development projects and council’s daily needs as its chairman has granted






Exploring Gojal Valley Gulmit town in upper hunza.

Exploring Gojal Valley Gulmit town in upper hunza. Upper Hunza (Gojal Valley) is one of the most scenic area that offers some of the best views of snow capped mountains. It’s located on main KKH (Karakoram Highway) that connects Pakistan to China through “Khunjerab Pass” Pakistan and China border. Gulmit is about one and half drive from“Karimabad, the capital of hunza valley” and in mid way you can enjoy boating in






Legislation on FATA issue must come in all as was done by the PPPP government during its tenure in case of giving status of province to Gilgit-Baltistan, Khursheed Shah

Legislation on FATA issue must come in all as was done by the PPPP government during its tenure in case of giving status of province to Gilgit-Baltistan, Khursheed Shah ISLAMABAD – Opposition Leader in National Assembly Syed Khursheed Ahmed Shah on Wednesday demanded constitution of a judicial commission to probe attack on Army Public School Peshawar. “Yesterday, I visited Peshawar and parents of deceased students complained that their grievances were






India ignores Chinese forum dedicated to new Silk Road

India ignores Chinese forum dedicated to new Silk Road   India has not sent an official delegation to the forum dedicated to the new Silk Road, which opened in China on Sunday (14), reports the Indian agency PTI. According to media, some Indian scientists participate in the forum but there are no official representatives of the country, although India has received an official invitation. The day before, the official representative






CPEC-A Economic Revolution for Pakistan

CPEC-A Economic Revolution for Pakistan By: Rashid Ahmed Mughal A multidimensional revolution in the shape of CPEC is on its way to Pakistan which will surely end years of economic isolation of Pakistan and tackle two fundamental issues of Poverty and un-employment which have daunted Pakistan’s growth and resulted  in  reduced GDP over the years.CPEC,therefore,is going to usher in a  new era of prosperity, rapid economic development  and wellbeing of