Child’s body floats to Gurez from Gilgit-Baltistan, family appeals on social media for return

Child’s body floats to Gurez from Gilgit-Baltistan, family appeals on social media for return

Bandipora: A 7-year-old child’s dead body, said to have floated downstream from a village in Gilgit-Baltistan in Pakistan administered Kashmir (PaK), is lying in a Gurez hospital in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district. The body of the child was recovered in Achoora village close to the Line of Control in Gurez valley in Bandipora district on […]

Another US citizen hunts highest-rated Astore Markhor in Gilgit-Baltistan

GILGIT: A fourth American hunted this season’s highest-rated Astore Markhor the other day, paying a whopping 100,000 US dollars as permit fee to the wildlife department. According to a press release issued by the GB wildlife and parks department, James Hascup hunted markhor in Doya wildlife conservation area. This was the last permit of Astore […]

Climbers shrug off harsh weather, vow to scale K2, Nanga Parbat

Climbers shrug off harsh weather, vow to scale K2, Nanga Parbat

GILGIT/ISLAMABAD: While harsh weather conditions at high altitudes are making it difficult for three foreign expedition teams, which are attempting to scale the world’s second highest peak K2 and the ‘killer mountain’ Nanga Parbat, the mountaineers are determined to achieve their goals. The two K2 expedition teams are now teaming up to increase the chance […]

JRL hails Pak SC’s verdict on constitutional status of Gilgit-Baltistan

JRL hails Pak SC’s verdict on constitutional status of Gilgit-Baltistan

Srinagar: Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) on Sunday hailed the decision of Pakistan Supreme Court over the constitutional status of Gilgit-Baltistan (GB), saying this verdict has laid the stress on the fact that till the issue of Kashmir stands unresolved, “Pak and India must ensure that the people of this region enjoy maximum rights for areas […]

India protests Pak SC extending jurisdiction to Gilgit-Baltistan

India protests Pak SC extending jurisdiction to Gilgit-Baltistan

New Delhi: India on Friday summoned the Deputy High Commissioner of Pakistan and lodged a strong protest on a recent order by Pakistan Supreme Court extending its jurisdiction over Gilgit-Baltistan. The Pakistani official was conveyed that the entire state of Jammu and Kashmir, which also includes the Gilgit-Baltistan, “has been, is and shall remain an […]

China mum on Pak’s Gilgit-Baltistan Order, says CPEC will not affect its stand on Kashmir issue

China mum on Pak’s Gilgit-Baltistan Order, says CPEC will not affect its stand on Kashmir issue

Beijing: China on Tuesday refrained from making any direct comment on Pakistan’s latest move on exercising administrative authority on Gilgit-Baltistan, but said the CPEC, which traverses through the disputed region, will not affect its stand that the Kashmir issue should be resolved between India and Pakistan. Pakistan’s Cabinet on May 21 approved Gilgit-Baltistan Order 2018 […]

CPEC to greatly benefit GB: Pak PM

CPEC to greatly benefit GB: Pak PM

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has said that Gilgit-Baltistan order has empowered Gilgit-Baltistan Assembly and its people, Radio Pakistan reported on Sunday. Addressing the Joint session of Gilgit-Baltistan Legislative Assembly and Gilgit-Baltistan Council in Gilgit on Sunday, the Prime Minister said that all subjects under 18th amendment have been shifted to Gilgit-Baltistan government. He […]

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