Meraj Alam

  • GILGIT          -     Following the approval of Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan, the Kashmir Affairs & Gilgit-Baltistan Council has appointed former DIG Mir Afzal as caretaker chief minister of Gilgit-Baltistan. His name was recommended by ...

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  • GILGIT           -         Inspector General of Gilgit-Baltistan police Dr Mujeeb-ur-Rehman Khan said that the GB police has launched a special operation against notorious criminals, illegal weapons and ...

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  • Gilgit-At least two women were killed while four other persons injured in an exchange of firing between two parties in Goner Foram village of Chillas district Diamer yesterday. Goner Form police said that the dispute of a piece of land turned into an armed clash between two relative ...

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  • GILGIT - As many as nine medical specialist doctors of DistrictHead Quarter Hospital Chillas resigned from their services to protest against theprovincial government’s policy while local residents came out on street to retaliate against doctors’ attitude. Addressing a press conference ...

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  • ISLAMABAD/GILGIT - The fifth case of novel coronavirus was confirmed in Pakistan on Tuesday as authorities gear up to ensure preventive measures by involving health officials across the country. Gilgit Baltistan Health Secretary Rasheed Khan told reporters here on Tuesday that a new patient was ...

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  • GILGIT - The Skardu administration has banned hunting of birds in the bordering Indian due to Coronavirus transmission threat through migration of birds. According to a press release, Deputy Commission­er Skardu said that migration of birds including ducks and waterfowl, usually migrating from ...

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  • GILGIT - The Frontier Works Or­ganisation (FWO) has cleared the Sost-Khun­jerab section of the Kara­koram Highway, said FWO official According to details, KKH Hunza sust sec­tion, Jaglot Skardu road and Gilgit-Astore dis­trict road was closed due to heavy snowfall and ...

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  • GILGIT    -   At least 27 people, including 10 Pakistan Army soldiers, eight women and four children, were killed and 18 others injured when a Rawalpindi-bound passenger bus hit a mountain on Babusar Pass in Diamer district of Gilgit-Baltistan on Sunday. The MashaBroom bus ...

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  • GILGIT - Team Peace defeated Team Unity 1-0 in the gender equality football match held here at Zarthgurbein, which is the highest altitude football ground of Pakistan. The only goal of the match was scored by Team Peace’s Ambreena Amir, who is known as Ronaldo in Gojal Valley, to guide his ...

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  • GILGIT : National Accountability Bureau Sub Office Gilgit-Baltistan has recovered Rs3.57 million from an accused Abdul Wakeel in a corruption case.  The accused pleaded guilty and returned his entire liability through plea bargain, as determined in the subject reference amounting to Rs3.57 ...

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  • Gilgit : Janez Svoljsak, a Slovenian mountaineer, died on Wednesday during an expedition in Hisper Glacier in district Nagir of Gilgit-Baltistan. According to the mountaineer’s guide, Janez Svoljsak died due to illness. Hisper is 49km long glacier in Karakoram mountain range of Gilgit ...

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  • Gilgit -With a total outlay of Rs62.9577 billion, budget for the next fiscal year 2019-20 was presented in the GB Legislative Assembly on Thursday. An amount of Rs37.7127 billion has been allocated for non-development and Rs17.40 billion for development projects. An amount Rs7 billion has been ...

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  • Gilgit - With a total outlay of Rs62.9577 billion, budget for the next fiscal year 2019-20 was presented in the GB Legislative Assembly on Thursday. An amount of Rs37.7127 billion has been allocated for non-development and Rs17.40 billion for development projects. An amount Rs7 billion has been ...

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  • GILGIT - National Logistics Cell and Economic Transformation Initiative International Fund for Agricultural Development signed a memorandum of understanding for technical and vocational training of youth at Applied Technologies Institute Gilgit.   The MoU was signed by Dr Ahsan Mir, ...

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  • GILGIT - Gilgit-Baltistan government and Pakistan Army, in a joint operation yesterday, rescued 24 trapped tourists and other people after heavy snowfall hit the region. According to a statement issued by Gilgit-Baltistan government spokesman Faizullah Fraq, army helicopter rescued 10 tourists ...

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  • GILGIT  -  Newly-appointed governor of Gilgit-Baltistan Raja Jalal Maqpoon took oath of his office in Gilgit on Sunday. Acting chief judge of Supreme Appellate Court GB Justice Javaid Iqbal administered the oath to Raja Jalal as the sixth GB governor. GB Chief Secretary Baber Hayat Tarad ...

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  • GILGIT - Mir Ghazanfer Ali Khan is set to resign as Governor of Gilgit-Baltistan after the newly elected federal government commenced its five-year tenure. Sources in the Governor Secretariat said that Mir Ghazanfer Ali Khan would tender his resignation to the President of Pakistan. Pakistan ...

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  • GILGIT - Three policemen embraced martyrdom and two others sustained injuries in a pre-dawn attack by terrorists on the Karga Jut police checkpost in Gilgit on Saturday, the second violent incident this month in the relatively peaceful Gilgit-Baltistan. Two terrorists were also killed when ...

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  • Gilgit - National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Rawalpindi sub office Gilgit has arrested accused Muhammad Saleem, a contractor by profession on Friday. According to a NAB official, the accused in connivance with officials of Excise & Taxation Department illegally obtained a contract for ...

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  • Gilgit - National accountability Bureau Gilgit-Baltistan arrested two officers of the office of Accountant General Gilgit-Baltistan on Tuesday. According to a statement issued by NAB Gilgit, Nadeem Ahmed, deputy accountant general, and Riaz Ahmed, account officer, had been arrested from their ...

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  • GILGIT  - The Gilgit-Baltistan Assembly unanimously approved the budget for financial year 2018-19 with a total outlay of over Rs 63 billion. Lawmaker of PPP Imran Nadeem and lawmaker of Islami Tehreek Pakistan Sikandar Ali also supported the budget. The joint Opposition members did not attend ...

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  • GILGIT - The joint opposition in Gilgit-Baltistan Assembly on Saturday decided to challenge Government of GB Order-2018 in the Supreme Court of Pakistan. It was decided in a meeting of the joint opposition in GB Assembly chaired by opposition leader Captain (R) Muhammad Shafi. The meeting was ...

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  • GILGIT - Five people along with their vehicle were hit by an avalanche in Babusar near Chilas on Thursday. Local people immediately started rescue operation and were able to pull out one person alive while four death bodies were recovered. According to Diamer police, a group from Lahore had gone ...

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  • GILGIT:- The Gilgit-Baltistan Assembly unanimously passed a resolution condemning Indian protest against GB Order 2018 and strongly rejected the Indian remarks. The resolution termed Modi and extremist Hindu leaders’ remarks an attempt to divert world attention from the human rights ...

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  • Gilgit  - Unveiling the new Gilgit-Baltistan Order 2018, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said on Sunday that the new command encompassed all the components regarding basic rights and other safeguards available to the citizens of other provinces. Addressing a joint session of G-B Assembly ...

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  • GILGIT - Police baton-charged protesters in Gilgit and injured dozens including opposition lawmakers after they attempted to converge on Chinar Bagh to stage a sit-in against the proposed GB Order 2018, which is going to be unveiled by Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Sunday during his ...

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  • Gilgit - Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi will address joint special session of GB Legislative Assembly and GB Council on Sunday. According to official sources, the premier will announce the Government of Gilgit-Baltistan Order-2018 to replace the Gilgit-Baltistan Empowerment and ...

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  • GILGIT - Pak-China border trade has been suspended for a month due to a strike of traders against imposition of new policy Web Based One Customs (WeBOC) in entry point of Sust border. All traders association jointly organised a protest rally of vehicles on Tuesday which was started from GB ...

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  • Gilgit:-  Supreme Appellate Court Monday declared Hunza by-election as void, illegal and unlawful and directed the Chief Election Commissioner GB to de-notify Saleem Khan as Gilgit-Baltistan Assembly member. Runner up candidate in by-election Abidullah Baig had filed the petition against ...

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  • GILGIT - Seven people died and four others sustained injuries when a landslide hit Diamer district on Wednesday. Secretary Information Gilgit-Baltistan Fida Husain told journalists that the incident occurred at a remote area of Darail Valley in Diamer district, leaving seven people dead and four ...

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