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Silk Route Festival: Ukranian ambassador pays first visit to G-B after Nanga Parbat tragedy 0

Silk Route Festival: Ukranian ambassador pays first visit to G-B after Nanga Parbat tragedy

HUNZA:  After five of his Ukranian compatriots were brutally murdered alongside five other trekkers at Nanga Parbat, Ukranian Ambassador Volodymyr Lakomov became the first official from his country to visit Gilgit-Baltistan (G-B). Lakomov arrived...

Exporters suffer faulty cargo service of NATCO 0

Exporters suffer faulty cargo service of NATCO

By: Farhatullah Baig Sost Gojal(ST Report): Pakistan exports 24,000 tons of goods per year to China, which includes items are Pine Nut, Wall Nut, Dry apricot, Prayer mate, Garments, Herbal Medicine and Tea etc.....

ASWA beat BADA in the final of Shaheed Piyar Ali Memorial Cricket Tournoment 2013 0

ASWA beat BADA in the final of Shaheed Piyar Ali Memorial Cricket Tournoment 2013

By: Asif Sakhi Weer Karachi: Aliabad Student welfare association Karachi ASWA beat Baltit Academic Development Association BADA in the final of Piyar Ali memorial cricket tournament, Season 4 here at SMS Aga Khan School...

Good news from Pakistan 0

Good news from Pakistan

When Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif visits White House on Wednesday, most of the media is focused on Obama and Nawaz discussing war on terror, drone attacks and Pakistan India relations. The international press shall...

China’s Dongfang Electric Corp hands over 121 MW power project to WAPDA 0

China’s Dongfang Electric Corp hands over 121 MW power project to WAPDA

Chinese company hands over Allai Khwar power project to WAPDA. The project has been completed at a cost of 13.8 billion rupees. According to details, Chinese Donfang Electric Corporation has formally handed over the...

The interim structure of GB Youth council announced 1

The interim structure of GB Youth council announced

Press Releases Lahore -based senior students, leaders and social workers from Gilgit -Baltistan Gilgit -Baltistan has announced the establishment of the Youth Council. an interim organizational structure was announced after the name of the...

Moment of truth: Looking inwards, Wazir Baig admits failure 0

Moment of truth: Looking inwards, Wazir Baig admits failure

Gilgit: In an acknowledgment of underperformance uncharacteristic of most politicians, Gilgit-Baltistan (G-B) Assembly Speaker Wazir Baig said they “wasted” their four years in government. “It was a golden opportunity. We could have done so...

History of Kalam darchi fort 0

History of Kalam darchi fort

By Javeed Mehmood Kalam darchi fort reminds the colonial architecture of the region. This fort was named after a naked saint and was built by British soldier during 1932-33 to cheek the invasion and...

Dorah Pass was the route taken by Marco Polo and is situated in the Pamir region of the Wakhan corridor, a high plateau sometimes called “The roof of the world” that joins Pakistan, Afghanistan, Tajikistan, China. 0

Dorah Pass was the route taken by Marco Polo and is situated in the Pamir region of the Wakhan corridor, a high plateau sometimes called “The roof of the world” that joins Pakistan, Afghanistan, Tajikistan, China.

There are several passes that connect Pakistan with Tajikistan–most notably the Dorah Pass, the Broghol Pass from the Wakhan Corridor of Afghanistan, Shandur Top from Gilgit, and Lowari Top from Dir in Pakistan. Roads...