Su Malik, an ancient Ra of Gilgit, is said to have presented a dog as a dowry to his sister, who was married to Farmaish, a ruler of Yasin. When Taj Mughal, the chief of Badakhshan, arrived at Darkot for the purpose of attacking Gilgit, the Ra of which place had refused allegiance to Badakshan and stopped sending the tribute of Chogas, Farmaish wrote a letter to Su Malik, and enclosing it in the collar of the dog, ordered it to start at once for Gilgit. Read more about What did an old man of Yasin advise King Su Malik?
Chitral— Environmentalists as well as social circles of Chitral are shocked over shooting on Alpine Ibex by Ibrar Hussain, former minister for environment. The minister while visiting Chitral opened fire on Markhors at Tosh, what authorities call an aerial firing. It is illegal to hunt markhor in Chitral and the law was broken by a man who was supposed to inspire others to protect the environment as well as the law. Read more about Minister for Environment opens fire on rare Alpine Ibex
Islamabad— More than 2600 students crossed the stage to receive their degrees at the 6th convocation of Islamabad’s Quaid-e-Azam University on Tuesday. President of Pakistan and VC of the University, Mamnoon Hussain was the chief guest to hand over degrees to the students. Students, parents, University faculty, Deans and the Vice Chancellor of the University witnessed the degree awarding ceremony.
Around 2600 students of Masters, M Phil and PhD were conferred degrees on the occasion. Mamnoon Hussain, the Chief Guest, congratulated the successful students and admired their handwork in crossing the important academic milestone. He urged the students to utilize their education and skills for a prosperous and forward-looking country. Read more about QAU Convocation 2013, Naila Ahmad of GB receives VC Medal
Gilgit— The Supreme Appellate Court Bar Association (SACBA) of Gilgit-Baltistan, in its Executive Committee meeting, has expressed deep concerns over Pakistan’s procrastinating legal and constitutional rights to the people of Gilgit Baltistan. The Association convened a meeting on October 1, 2013, chaired by Shehbaz Khan Advocate, the president of SACBA, to discuss issues impacting the constitutional and legal rights of the residents of Gilgit Baltistan. Read more about Bar Association Slams Pakistan denying rights to GB People