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Govt Launches BISP, Prime Minister Interest Free Loan Scheme in Gilgit-Baltistan

Advertisements GILGIT-BALTISTAN: The federal government has extended the scope of Benazir Income Support Program in Gilgit-Baltistan. Chairperson BISP Marvi Memon has formerly launched the scheme today. Advertisements The Chairperson BISP Marvi Memon has today launched the BISP in Gilgit-Baltistan. Moreover, the federal government has also extended the scope of Prime Minister …

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All relief goods to be provided to earthquake victims: PM Nawaz

Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif states that the accomplishment of relief funds offered by the government for the betterment of earthquake victims has begun. While addressing to the affected people at Dasu in District Kohistan on Thursday, he expressed saying the federal and KP governments are offering six hundred thousand …

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Heavy snowfall: 1,200 tourists stranded in Naran Valley

ISLAMABAD: A great number of tourists were stranded in Naran Valley on Sunday due to a heavy snowstorm blocked the roads. Shahrah-e-Kaghan was cut from Balakot to Naran and from Naran to Jalkhad, Lake Saiful Muluk and Babusar, as stated locals and police officials. The sudden and unexpected snowfall of …

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Fairy Meadows The World’s Most Dangerous Road in Pakistan

In this report, we are going to sketch one spot of truly amazing road to Nanga Perbat alias Killer Mountain. The road, which leads to this destination is called ‘Fairy Meadows’ and it is considered as one of the most perilous roads not only of Pakistan but of the world. …

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Azad Kashmir, Gilgit Baltistan to equip with 3G, 4G internet services

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has finally gave the green signal to extend the services of 3G and 4G internet in Azad Kashmir and Gilgit Baltistan according to press release of Federal Ministry of Kashmir Affairs and Gilgit Baltistan. People of both areas were demanding for high speed internet services …

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PM Nawaz inaugurates Attabad Lake tunnels in G-B

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif inaugurated on Monday tunnels constructed over Attabad Lake to renovate the Karakorum Highway, which was smashed up in 2010 in the wake of land sliding. The five channels are part of a 24-kilometre stretched chunk of the re-established Karakoram Highway. Two grand along with 78 small …

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PM Nawaz to inaugurate Attabad Karakoram Highway Realignment Project on Monday

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif will inaugurate the recently completed 24 kiometer Attabad Realignment project on Monday (September 14, 2015). Karakoram Highway known as the Friendship Highway in China is completed at a cost of $275 million. The Attabad Karakoram Highway Realignment Project will be inaugurated at Attabad …

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Air Force helicopter engaged in relief activities crashed in Chitral

CHITRAL: A Pakistan Air Force helicopter, being used for relief and rescue activities, crashed in the Khot area of upper Chitral on Wednesday, leaving several injured. Sources said that the helicopter was being utilized to carry out rescue and relief operations in the flood hit district of Chitral. The eye …

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Altaf’s anti-Pakistan remarks: AJK PM dismisses two MQM ministers

MIRPUR, AJK: Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) Prime Minister Chaudhry Abdul Majeed fired two Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) ministers for anti-Pakistan statements from their leader Altaf Hussain. “Chaudhry Abdul Majeed approved a summary to remove Minister for Transport Tahir Khokhar and Minister for Sports and Youth Affairs Saleem Butt,” sources …

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PM to review relief activities in flood-hit Skardu

SKARDU: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif reached Skardu on Thursday to check the relief works in the flood-affected areas. The media sources said, the premier will be briefed by National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) personnel and local administration about the havoc besides ongoing relief and rehabilitation activities that are also contributed …

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PML-N Nominated Hafeezur Rehman to take oath as Chief Minister of G-B today

ISLAMABAD: PML-N Gilgit Baltistan President Hafeezur Rehman will take oath as the Chief Minister of province. Prime Mininster Nawaz Sharif had to attend oath taking ceremony but due to bad weather conditions he is unable to attend. The oath taking cermony is being held at Governor House in Gilgit-B According …

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[Live Update] Giligit-Baltistan Assembly Elections: Polling will end at 4pm

GILGIT-BALTISTAN: Elections in 7 seven district consisting 24 constituencies of Gilgit-Baltistan are underway for the second Gilgit-Baltistan Legislative Assembly that is going to be formed after six years, reported by Radio Pakistan. The polling in all distracts began at 8 a.m and will continue till 4 p.m without any break. About …

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PM Nawaz Sharif arrives in Gilgit-Baltistan

GILGIT: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif arrives in Gilgit-Baltistan on a day-long visit to inaugurate development projects, reported by Radio Pakistan. PM will inaugurate many development projects in Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) that includes cardiology hospital, boosters of PTV (at Chilas, Gahkuch, Khaplu and Shigar), Jaglot-Skardu road, 16 MW Naltar Power Project. During …

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