Meraj Alam

  • Flash floods devour 4 lives in GB’s Shergill valleyGILGIT/ISLAMABAD    -   At least 4 killed including 2 women, 2 children and sever­al others injured and missing in Sherqill valley of district Ghiz­er, Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) in flash floods on Tuesday.According to Rescue 1122 spokesman, ...

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  • GILGIT - The Gilgit-Baltistan government on Monday presented the budget for the financial year 2022-23 with a total outlay of over Rs 119.3 billion. Finance Minister Javed Ali Manwa presented the budget in the GB assembly. Deputy Speaker Nazeer Advocate chaired the budget seasion. The government ...

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  • GILGIT/ ISLAMABAD - The heavy flow of water and high flood in Shishper Glacier severely damaged RCC Bridge on Karakorum Highway at Hassanabad in Hunza on Saturday. Deputy Commissioner Hunza Usman Ali said that emergency steps were being taken after the Shishper glacier lake outburst in Hunza. ...

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  • Gilgit    -   The Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) government has established foreigners’ security cell in the Home Department on Friday.According to a  press note,  issued by GB’s  Information department ,all district level  foreign security cells l will be headed by deputy commissioner’s and ...

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  • GILGIT  The Gilgit Baltistan Scouts won the 29th National Ski Championship. According to spoksman of Pakistan Air Force (PAF), Zahid Abbas of Gilgit Baltistan Scouts grabbed the gold medal in slalom category on the first day of 29th National Ski Championship at PAF Ski Resort, Naltar. The ...

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  • Gilgit - Chairman WAPDA Lt Gen (Retd) Muzammil Hussain and Commander 10 Corps Lt Gen Sahir Shamshad Mirza on Sunday visited Diamer Basha Dam site to review progress on the construction work and security.  The Chairman WAPDA briefed the LT Gen Sahir Shamshad about the ongoing construction work ...

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  • Gilgit - The Gilgit-Baltistan budget for fiscal year 2021-22 with an outlay of over Rs105 billion was presented during a session of the GB Assembly on Saturday.  GB Minister for Finance Javed Manova presented the budget proposals. He announced 10 per cent increase in the salary of government ...

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  • GILGIT - The lawmakers of Gilgit Baltistan Assembly on Tuesday unanimously passed a resolution to grant GB the status of an interim province of Pakistan.  The resolution was read in the assembly during the third session of the GB Assembly which was chaired by Deputy Speaker Nazir Ahmad ...

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  • ISLAMABAD   -  Kashmir Solidarity Day was observed across Gilgit Baltistan yesterday to express solidarity with the oppressed Kashimri people.In the whole region different events were organized by the administration and different organizations in which people from different walks of ...

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  • GILGIT - As desired by Gilgit Baltis­tan Cheif Minister Khalid Khursheed, many events will be organised by the administration, different organisations and NGOs of Human Rights in which people from different walks of life will partici­pate to express solidarity with oppressed Kashimris today ...

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  • GILGIT    -   Chairman Pakistan People’s Party Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has said that his party has been demanding free and fair elections since 1977. Upcoming election in Gilgit-Baltistan was a test case for government but unfortunately the PPP was being given a level ...

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  • GILGIT - Calling Prime Minister Imran Khan a ‘liar’, Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has said that corruption increased during the two years of PTI government. “He had promised to end corruption in 90 days and now he says that he cannot end ...

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  • GILGIT/ISLAMABAD - Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari said here on Sunday that some people were talking of making Gilgit Baltistan (GB) a separate province temporarily, but the PPP was striving for a separate province for the people of GB for good and had included ...

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  • GILGIT - Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has said that people of Gilgit Baltistan will defeat the puppet party in the elections 2020 and will also send the puppet government in Pakistan packing in January 2021. This was said by the Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party, Bilawal ...

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  • GILGIT   -   Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has said that people of Gilgit Baltistan will defeat the puppet party in the elections 2020 and will also send the puppet government in Pakistan packing in January 2021. This was said by the Chairman Pakistan ...

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  • GILGIT          -     Following the approval of Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan, the Kashmir Affairs & Gilgit-Baltistan Council has appointed former DIG Mir Afzal as caretaker chief minister of Gilgit-Baltistan. His name was recommended by ...

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  • GILGIT           -         Inspector General of Gilgit-Baltistan police Dr Mujeeb-ur-Rehman Khan said that the GB police has launched a special operation against notorious criminals, illegal weapons and ...

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  • Gilgit-At least two women were killed while four other persons injured in an exchange of firing between two parties in Goner Foram village of Chillas district Diamer yesterday. Goner Form police said that the dispute of a piece of land turned into an armed clash between two relative ...

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  • GILGIT - As many as nine medical specialist doctors of DistrictHead Quarter Hospital Chillas resigned from their services to protest against theprovincial government’s policy while local residents came out on street to retaliate against doctors’ attitude. Addressing a press conference ...

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  • ISLAMABAD/GILGIT - The fifth case of novel coronavirus was confirmed in Pakistan on Tuesday as authorities gear up to ensure preventive measures by involving health officials across the country. Gilgit Baltistan Health Secretary Rasheed Khan told reporters here on Tuesday that a new patient was ...

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  • GILGIT - The Skardu administration has banned hunting of birds in the bordering Indian due to Coronavirus transmission threat through migration of birds. According to a press release, Deputy Commission­er Skardu said that migration of birds including ducks and waterfowl, usually migrating from ...

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  • GILGIT - The Frontier Works Or­ganisation (FWO) has cleared the Sost-Khun­jerab section of the Kara­koram Highway, said FWO official According to details, KKH Hunza sust sec­tion, Jaglot Skardu road and Gilgit-Astore dis­trict road was closed due to heavy snowfall and ...

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  • GILGIT    -   At least 27 people, including 10 Pakistan Army soldiers, eight women and four children, were killed and 18 others injured when a Rawalpindi-bound passenger bus hit a mountain on Babusar Pass in Diamer district of Gilgit-Baltistan on Sunday. The MashaBroom bus ...

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  • GILGIT - Team Peace defeated Team Unity 1-0 in the gender equality football match held here at Zarthgurbein, which is the highest altitude football ground of Pakistan. The only goal of the match was scored by Team Peace’s Ambreena Amir, who is known as Ronaldo in Gojal Valley, to guide his ...

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  • GILGIT : National Accountability Bureau Sub Office Gilgit-Baltistan has recovered Rs3.57 million from an accused Abdul Wakeel in a corruption case.  The accused pleaded guilty and returned his entire liability through plea bargain, as determined in the subject reference amounting to Rs3.57 ...

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  • Gilgit : Janez Svoljsak, a Slovenian mountaineer, died on Wednesday during an expedition in Hisper Glacier in district Nagir of Gilgit-Baltistan. According to the mountaineer’s guide, Janez Svoljsak died due to illness. Hisper is 49km long glacier in Karakoram mountain range of Gilgit ...

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  • Gilgit -With a total outlay of Rs62.9577 billion, budget for the next fiscal year 2019-20 was presented in the GB Legislative Assembly on Thursday. An amount of Rs37.7127 billion has been allocated for non-development and Rs17.40 billion for development projects. An amount Rs7 billion has been ...

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  • Gilgit - With a total outlay of Rs62.9577 billion, budget for the next fiscal year 2019-20 was presented in the GB Legislative Assembly on Thursday. An amount of Rs37.7127 billion has been allocated for non-development and Rs17.40 billion for development projects. An amount Rs7 billion has been ...

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  • GILGIT - National Logistics Cell and Economic Transformation Initiative International Fund for Agricultural Development signed a memorandum of understanding for technical and vocational training of youth at Applied Technologies Institute Gilgit.   The MoU was signed by Dr Ahsan Mir, ...

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  • GILGIT - Gilgit-Baltistan government and Pakistan Army, in a joint operation yesterday, rescued 24 trapped tourists and other people after heavy snowfall hit the region. According to a statement issued by Gilgit-Baltistan government spokesman Faizullah Fraq, army helicopter rescued 10 tourists ...

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