AIG Ashraf Noor, gunman killed in Suicide attack in Peshawar
Additional Inspector General of police, Ashraf Noor, his gunman were martyred and six police personnel were injured in a...
Construction of Diamir Bhasha dam government’s priority: Ahsan
Minister for Planning and Development, and Interior Ahsan Iqbal Tuesday stressed that the government was highly prioritising construction of...
PM ‘s successful visit to GB unnerve political opponents: Farooq Mir
PML-N Secretary Information of Gilgit Baltistan, Farooq Mir here on Monday said the recent successful visit of Prime Minister...
AIG Ashraf Noor, gunman killed in Suicide attack in Peshawar
Additional Inspector General of police, Ashraf Noor, his gunman were martyred and six police personnel were injured in a suicide blast here at Hayatabad on Friday, Peshawar. City Police Chief, Tahir Khan, while taling to media said Additional IGP Ashraf Noor was on his way to office from his... Read more
Construction of Diamir Bhasha dam government’s priority: Ahsan
Minister for Planning and Development, and Interior Ahsan Iqbal Tuesday stressed that the government was highly prioritising construction of Diamer Bhasha and Mahmand Dams to ensure stable supply of energy and food security. Minister Iqbal noted that government was also working relentlessly to construct Dasu Dam and many other... Read more
PM ‘s successful visit to GB unnerve political opponents: Farooq Mir
PML-N Secretary Information of Gilgit Baltistan, Farooq Mir here on Monday said the recent successful visit of Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has unnerved political opponents in the province. He said people of every walk of life in GB have lauded the Prime Minister for inaugurating Gilgit-Baltistan University (GBU)... Read more
People of GB lauds PM for inaugurating Gilgit Baltistan University
People of every walk of life in Gilgit- Baltistan lauded Prime Minister, Shahid Khaqan Abbassi for inaugurating Gilgit-Baltistan University (GBU) that would help provide quality higher education to students of this remote province at their doorsteps. They said the Prime Minister has won hearts and minds of hundreds of thousands of... Read more
GB Council approves budget of Rs 2.4 billion for year 2017-18
The Gilgit & Baltistan Council  Wednesday  approved a budget with a total outlay of about Rs 2.4 billion for financial year 2017-18 for Gilgit & Baltistan. Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, who is also the Chairman of the Council, chaired the meeting. The Prime Minister in his remarks at... Read more
Youm-e-Ashur being observed in Pakistan today
Youm-e-Ashur is being observed across the country honouring Imam Hussain (AS) and the martyrs of Karbala are being taken out today across various cities in Pakistan on Sunday. Processions has been taken out across the country to mourn the sacrifices of Imam Hussain (AS) and his followers who fought till... Read more
Earthquake of 4.7 magnitude jolts Gilgit & Baltistan
4.7 magnitude earthquake jolts were felt in Gilgit and Baltistan late Wednesday night. According to the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) said, the earthquake magnitude was recorded as 4.7 on the Richter scale and its depth was registered at 15 kilometres.  The earthquake’s epicentre was 37 kilometres southwest of Skardu. Read more
Skardu rally enters into final day
Three days Skardu Jeeps, bikes Rally has entered into final day in Shigar Valley on Sunday. Over a 100 off-road jeeps and 25 bikes are participating in the rally, which started on August 18. Tent village was established at Shigar valley for the tourists who are participating in the... Read more
Havaldar Lalak Jan Shaheed’s death anniversary today
The death anniversary of Havaldar Lalak Jan Shaheed is being observed today. Havaldar Lalak Jan Shaheed was awarded the Nishan-e-Haider for the commitment and courage he demonstrated in the Kargil War in 1999, Lalak Jan was born on April 1, 1967 and enlisted in the army on December 10,... Read more
5 killed as car plunges into ravine near Gilgit
Five people were killed as a car plunged into a ravine Wednesday morning, said the police. The vehicle was en route to Gilgit from Chilas when the accident occurred on Karakoram Highway, according to the police. The injured person was shifted to the district headquarters hospital, but later succumbed... Read more
Two alpinists go missing on Pakistan’s ‘Killer Mountain’
Two alpinists, a Spaniard and an Argentinian, have gone missing while attempting to summit a peak in northern Pakistan nicknamed “Killer Mountain”, mountaineering experts said Tuesday. “Alberto Zerain, a Spanish alpinist, and Mariano Galvan, an Argentinian national, went missing while trying to climb Nanga Parbat,” the world´s ninth highest... Read more
Pakistan eyes 2018 start for China-funded Diamer-Bhasha dam
Pakistan expects China to fund a long-delayed Indus river mega dam project in Gilgit-Baltistan with work beginning next year, Planning Minister Ahsan Iqbal said in an interview. Pakistan has been keen for years to build a cascade of mega dams along the Indus flowing down from the Himalayas, but... Read more
One killed, five injured as car falls into ravine in Diamer
A person was killed and five others injured after a speeding car en-route to Chilas fell into a ravine Friday morning. According to local police and rescue sources, the passengers were on their way to Chilas when the car got out of control and fell into a ravine. The... Read more
5.5 magnitude earthquake jolts Punjab, KPK and Gilgit Baltistan
A magnitude 5.5 earthquake jolted major cities of Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Gilgit-Baltistan early Tuesday. Tremors were felt in several cities including Lahore, Islamabad, Nowshera and Ghizer Valley. People came out of their houses in search of safer places. The earthquake struck at 4:05 am, according to the seismological center.... Read more