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...
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...
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...
COAS visits Siachen, GB, Goma and laid wreath at Yadgar -e – Shuhada of Gyari
Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa  on Thursday visited Siachen and laid wreath at Yadgar -e – Shuhada of Gyari. Addressing Army Jawans COAS said “We owe our independence to sacrifices of our Shuhada. Nothing is nobler than laying one’s life in defence of the motherland.,” Earlier... Read more
Karakoram Highway restored after massive landslide
Traffic between Rawalpindi and Gilgit on Karakoram Highway has been restored for all type of traffic after a massive landslide blocked the road at Jajal Pari in Patten early Sunday morning. It should be mentioned here that the road was blocked for traffic at Jajal Pari due to landslide... Read more
Pakistan experiences excessively above normal rains this winter
Rainfall in the country except Gilgit Bultistan, was recorded excessively above normal during the period of first 26 days of January for this winter. According to Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD),during November 1, 2016 to January 26, 2017, rainfall over the country was remained close to normal, while during the period of November &... Read more
Pakistan to host Alpine International Ski Cup
Pakistan to host the first— Alpine International  Ski tournament in Malam Jabba. Following the Alpine International  Ski tournament in Malam Jabba, the winter sport will be held at Naltar in Gilgit-Baltistan. In the Alpine International  Ski tournament around 12 countries are expected to take parts, which are the first of its... Read more
Torrential rains, snowfall continue nationwide
The Balochistan government  has declared a state of emergency after torrential rains and snowfall continued across the province. Balochistan govt. has established the emergency control room  and the holidays of municipal staff have been canceled to remove snow and rainwater from the streets. Quetta witnessed more snowfall which blanketed the city.... Read more
Pakistan’s regional languages face looming extinction
Around a hundred women have gathered in a community centre in Peshawar — but they are conversing in a dialect incomprehensible to the Pashtun ethnic group that dominates the region. Instead they are exchanging anecdotes and ideas in their native Hindko (literally, “the language of India”) at a conference... Read more
PIA resumes flight operations to Gilgit
Pakistan International Airlines (PIA)  has decided to resume flight operations to Gilgit. PIA has obtained a C-130 aircraft from Pakistan Air Force (PAF) for flight operations to Gilgit. Following the directions from the federal government the decision has been taken to operate via C-130. The flight to Gilgit PK-605... Read more
PM approves Diamer Basha dam financial plan
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has approved the financial proposal for Diamer Basha dam so as the physical work on the the project is started before the end of 2017. According to Radio Pakistan, the Prime Minister has approved the financing plan of the Diamer Basha dam. The proposal based on... Read more
Earthquake shakes parts of KP, Gilgit
A earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter Scale was jolted upper parts of the country. The tremors were felt in Gilgit, Peshawar, Swat, Dir, Malakand, Charsadda, Nowshera and other parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Epicenter of the quake was 30 kilometer deep at Tajikistan-China border. No loss of life and... Read more
At least four Pakistanis martyred in Indian forces shelling at LoC
Four Pakistani civilians martyred due to Indian boarder security force shelling across the LoC on Wednesday.  According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), India violated the ceasefire agreement between both countries yet again when it started shelling across the Line of Control, Indian shelling targeted a vehicle which caused the... Read more
Pakistani mountaineer, Hassan Sadpara passes away
Pakistani mountaineer Hassan Sadpara, 53, passed away this morning at CHM Rawalpindi. He was suffering from multiple blood cancer and was brought to a private hospital in Rawalpindi, from where he was moved to the Combined Military Hospital for treatment on the directives of the prime minister Read: Mountaineer Hassan Sadpara diagnosed... Read more
Mobile phones to go silent in Sindh, GB
Mobile phone services in Sindh and Gilgit-Baltistan will be suspended today (Monday) on Chehlum of Hazrat Imam Hussain (AS). According to the Interior Ministry the measure is taken on the strong recommendation of intelligence agencies and PTA has been taken into confidence on it. Cellular phone services will remain... Read more
NBP Installs first ATM machine at Khunjerab on Pak-China border
The National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) has installed Automated Teller Machine (ATM) at Khunjerab along the Pakistan China border. According to Inter Service Public Relations (ISPR), Corps Commander Lt. General Zafar Iqbal inaugurated the project. Chief Minister Gilgit-Baltistan Hafiz-ur-Rehman was also present on the occasion. Talking to media, Lt... Read more
Mountaineer Hassan Sadpara diagnosed with blood cancer
Pakistan’s renowned mountaineer Hassan Asad alias Hassan Sadpara will be shifted to Combined Military Hospital (CMH) on Tuesday for treatment of blood cancer, Karrar Haidri, the spokesman of Alpine Club of Pakistan said on Monday. “The government has assured to bear all the treatment expenses of Sadpara. Hence we’ve... Read more