Meraj Alam

  • TGILGIT  - 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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  • TGILGIT - 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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  • TGILGIT - 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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  • TGILGIT:- 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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  • TGilgit  - 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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  • TGILGIT - 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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  • TGilgit - 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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  • TGILGIT - 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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  • T 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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  • TGILGIT - 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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  • TGILGIT:- The first woman judge of Gilgit-Baltistan Amna Zamir Shah has now become the first additional district and sessions judge after promotion to grade-20.  She has been posted in Nagar District where she will assume charge of her office. A resident of the Hunza Valley, Zamir complete her ...

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  • TGILGIT - A school-going girl committed suicide in the Altit area of Hunza on Friday after her parents allegedly did not allow her to get admission to a private school. According to police, Sidra Ibrahim, 15, and an 8th grader at a government school in Altit, had just gotten admission to a private ...

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  • TGILGIT - Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi will arrive in Gilgit on Friday on a one-day visit. It will be first visit of the incumbent premier to Gilgit after assuming the office. Sources told The Nation that the prime minister would inaugurate Gilgit-Skardu road expansion and repair project, ...

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  • TGILGIT - National Accountability Bureau Rawalpindi Sub-Office Gilgit has arrested three officials of agriculture department Gilgit Baltistan. The arrested persons included Nizam ud din, Deputy Director Agriculture, Sir Syed Ahmad, Drawing and Disbursing Officer, Shah Zareen Cashier/Store Keeper ...

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  • TGILGIT - Dozens of women walked out of their houses and staged a protest on China Pakistan Economic Corridor route of Sheenbar Nagir on Friday against electricity outages. However, for the very first time, women came out of their houses to raise voice for their collective rights. The protesters ...

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  • TGILGIT:- After the dramatic change in Balochistan, the Pakistan People’s Party Gilgit-Baltistan chapter has announced to submit a no-confidence motion against Hafeezur Rehman. Asif Ali Zardari has asked the provincial party leadership for speeding the process to bring change in GB. Taking to ...

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  • TGILGIT  -  Gilgit-Baltistan government on Friday has launched a campaign to plant three million olive trees in the province to save the environment and ecosystem. The project will be completed in three months, said Asifullah, Secretary Forest, and Wildlife GB. The campaign has been ...

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  • TGILGIT:- At least seven persons died in a tragic road accident near the Hoper village of District Ghizer on Thursday when a vehicle carrying the passengers was traveling from Gupas towards district headquarter Gakhuch lost control and fell in a ravine. Police officials of Ghizar said that the ...

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  • TGILGIT -  The infant mortality rate in GB is 74 percent whereas under-five mortality rate is 92 percent as per a survey report of Scaling up Nutrition unit of planning and development department of Gilgit-Baltistan. According to the survey, birth registration rate of Gilgit-Baltistan is only ...

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  • TGILGIT - A court in Gilgit-Baltistan has sent three persons to prison and imposed fine of Rs13 million for killing Markhors here. The accused persons were involved in the killing of three Markhors. The Gilgit-Baltistan Wildlife Department Magistrate Aftab Mehmod on Friday sent them to jail for two ...

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  • TGILGIT - The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Gilgit-Baltistan on Tuesday arrested four forest officials for their alleged involvement in corruption and corrupt practices. According to a NAB official, the nabbed officials were accused of transporting illegally cut timber to other parts of the ...

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  • TGilgit - Lawyers’ strikes have paralysed the entire judicial system of Gilgit-Baltistan on Friday. According to details, the GB lawyers’ associations are on strike against the vacant posts of judges in the chief court, supreme appellate court, service tribunal and election tribunal in ...

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  • TGILGIT - A girl child activist from Gilgit-Baltistan has been nominated for 2017 International Children’s Peace Prize. The child activist Majida Fehmi, 18, belongs to the Gulmit village of Gojal valley in Hunza district. Fehmi is included among 169 nominees for this award and her nomination ...

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  • T Gilgit (Meraj Alam): The Gilgit-Baltistan Wildlife department has announced the licence fee for trophy hunting programme for current year for foreign and local hunters. The licence fee has been announced for 113 local wild species. The hunting season in the region starts in November and ends in ...

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  • TGILGIT - At least eight people were killed and several others injured as fresh rains and floods wreaked havoc in Gilgit-Baltistan yesterday. According to Gilgit-Baltistan Disaster Management Authority, five people including 4 students were killed and others injured in rain-related incidents in ...

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  • TGILGIT - An Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) of Gilgit-Baltistan Monday sentenced 37 years imprisonment to an accused for sexually assaulting an eight-year-old girl in Kharmang district. The imprisonment was awarded to the accused, identified as Hamid Hussain, during a hearing in the court of Judge Raja ...

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  • TGILGIT - Three Chinese couples tied the knot in the front of No 7 boundary demarcation sign at the Khunjerab Pass on Friday. Khunjerab Pass is the world’s highest border with height of 15,397 feet. According to officials on duty at Khunjerab Pass, the Chinese military celebrated the wedding ...

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  • TGILGIT - Five tourists have reportedly passed away and 14 were injured in a road accident near Babusar Pass, in Diamer District of Gilgit-Baltistan, police official said. Chillas Deputy Superintendant of Police Amirrullah told The Nation that, a Hiace van carrying tourists from Karachi met ...

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  • TGilgit - Pakistan Pakistan People Party (PPP) candidate won the Gilgit-Baltistan Legislative Assembly (GBLA-4) Nagar by-election held on Sunday. According to unofficial results, PPP candidate Javaid Hussain secured 6,888 votes while the runner-up Islami Tehreek Pakistan (ITP) candidate Muhammad ...

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  • TGILGIT - The trade volume under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is growing day-by-day in Gilgit-Baltistan while the residents of this strategic region are most likely affected by multiple diseases due to unchecked supply of food. According to an official, posted at Pak-China ...

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