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23 February 2020

Gilgit-Baltistan

  • Atlantic Council South Asia Center has announced its emerging leaders program (ELP) fellowship 2015 and the deadline for the application submission is March 16, 2015.

    The fellowship begins with a three week trip to the US in which young leaders from Pakistan network with their fellow...

  • I was struggling up a mountain pass of the Chumar Bakur range in Gilgit-Baltistan, about 4,200 metres above sea level, trying to find my footing through a metre of fresh snow on icy ground and causing mini-avalanches with every move. The plan was to cross the Sumayar pass and get to Hoper, and...

  • GILGIT: Four prisoners at the district jail Gilgit made an attempt to escape early on Friday during which two prisoners, including a suspect in the 'Nanga Parbat massacre' case, managed to flee while one prisoner was killed and another wounded, a report published on the BBCUrdu website said....

  • GILGIT: The Gilgit-Baltistan Police Department has established a high altitude police unit in order to provide security to the foreign mountaineers and tourists in the region.

    According to a GB police press release issued here on Sunday, initially the unit will have 50 policemen, while as...

  • KARACHI: National Students Federation, Gilgit-Baltistan (NSFGB), Sindh organized a session on the essence of progressive student politics in Karachi, titled as “Why Student Politics?” It was organized on the day when student unions were banned across Pakistan by Zia’s dictator...

  • The United States Education Foundation in Pakistan (USEFP) has announced Master’s and PhD Degree Scholarship Programme for the year 2016.

    According to the eligibility criteria set by the officials, the candidates applying for the Master’s degree must have a four-year Bachelor’s degree or...

  • Yasin, Gilgit: A van carrying drugs to Yasin Valley was caught at the checkpoint at the entrance to Yasin Valley at Chzeli-harang.

    The driver named Bulbul Khan was arrested when police found more than 50 bottles of wine in a luggage loaded on the vehicle.

    On...

  • The general elections for Gilgit-Baltistan Legislative Assembly (GBLA) are around the corner which will decide the future government in the region. The nomination of Chief Election Commissioner and Interim Setup has been finalized and in the coming weeks the both bodies will start initiating the...

  • Gilgit (PR): Gender discrimination is rampant in all spheres of life in Pakistan. This disparity can also be observed in police departments of all the provinces and the federal capital, where women have less than one (01) percent representation. This fact, if compared with the...

  • GILGIT: Workers of various political parties blocked the Karakoram Highway for seven hours on Tuesday to protest the “induction” of PML-N workers in the GB caretaker cabinet.

    Activists of PPP, PTI, JUI-F, JI and MQM blocked the highway near Chilas, chanting slogans against the PML-N-...