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  • TIslamabad - As the news about the arson attack on girls’ schools in Darel and Tangir valleys of Diamer district continues to trickle in, it has emerged that the terrorists behind it belonged to a local offshoot of the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan. As this story was being filed, terrorists ...

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  • TIslamabad - At a time when the inhabitants of Gilgit-Baltistan feel increasing alienation at the hands of the state in terms of constitutional and basic human rights, dozens of people including civil and rights activists and an academic have been put on the infamous Fourth Schedule — for ...

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  • TIslamabad - Though the dry spells have put a strain on the surface and groundwater resources, it is the handiwork of some low-ranking Capital Development Authority (CDA) staffers and their local agents who have created this synthetic water scarcity in Islamabad by giving illegal connections, both ...

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  • TIslamabad - A day after the top political and military leadership concurred to grant more administrative and financial autonomy to Gilgit-Baltistan while retaining GB Council as advisory body, opposition members of GB Assembly and a large number of stakeholders gathered outside the National Press ...

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  • TIslamabad - A proposed document circulating on the social media about the future status of Gilgit-Baltistan and political as well as constitutional rights of the subjects has elicited strong reaction from local political leadership and other stakeholders, who fear, if implemented in the ...

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  • TIslamabad - An anti-terrorism court in Gilgit has sent a senior lawyer and a vocal political activist behind the bars on charges of “hurting religious sentiments of the people” by sharing a searing post on the social media. Senior lawyer and Gilgit-Baltistan Supreme Appellate Court Bar ...

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  • TISLAMABAD -  Several basic health units of the Aga Khan Health Service Pakistan have been shut for the last one week in the Gilgit-Baltistan as hundreds of nursing and paramedical staffers have taken to the streets against the expected downsizing and rationalisation of employees, who have been ...

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  • TIslamabad - It was the slogan of English poet Roger McGough — “Live fast, die young” — but he failed on both counts as he turned 80 this year, bringing out a collection of 80 poems called “Eighty”. McGough might have chanted this slogan for Burushaski poet, ...

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