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Poverty, frustration and youth24 Dec 2016 - OUTPOST
Poverty, frustration and youth

By Musa Ali Khan The government of Gilgit-Baltistan allocates PKR 70 million for every member of G-B Legislative Assembly for rural development such ...

Industrial phase of CPEC to kick off soon11 Dec 2016 - OUTPOST
Industrial phase of CPEC to kick off soon

FAISALABAD: The industrial phase of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is going to kick off soon under which Chinese investors would be ...

For the people, by the people: Mayor takes 100-day plan to the streets of Karachi02 Dec 2016 - OUTPOST
For the people, by the people: Mayor takes 100-day plan to the streets of Karachi

By Oonib Azam    KARACHI: With an aim to give the city a better look, Karachi Mayor Wasim Akhtar kicked off a 100-day cleanliness campaign ...

What I learned about joint family system in US 27 Nov 2016 - OUTPOST
What I learned about joint family system in US

By Raja Mushtaq Ahmad  As I talked about my stay in Oregon previously in these pages, there exist some basic differences between Gilgit-Baltistan ...

Cease fire violation: India suffers double casualties19 Nov 2016 - OUTPOST
Cease fire violation: India suffers double casualties

BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: Core commander 10 core Lieutenant General Malik Zafar Iqbal on Friday said the violation of cease fire on the line of control ...

Gilgit-Baltistan

By Nisar Ali GHANCHE: Two bothers of Okara district of Punjab were found dead in district Ghanche of Gilgit-Baltistan on Saturday after they suffered suffocation from the gas they left turned...
By Nisar Ali SARGODHA: Students of Gilgit-Baltistan arranged a welcome party for newcomers at the University of Sargodha (UOS). Acting Vice Chancellor Dr. Afzal, Dean Faculty of Pharmacy Bashir Sajid, Professor Dr.
BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: The federal service tribunal Islamabad has issued a landmark decision this year, declaring job of teachers working in Gilgit’s largest educational institution ‘regular’. Public Schools and Colleges...
By Our Correspondent GILGIT: The power generation in Gilgit has fallen from over 35 megawatt to 28 megawatt owing to frozen glaciers, says deputy commissioner Hamza Salick as he explains the...
BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: In what might be a pleasant surprise for many in Gilgit-Baltistan (G-B), Core commander 10 core Lieutenant General Malik Zafar Iqbal on Friday said there is no...
BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) on Thursday announced it would launch a movement to protect land of Gilgit-Baltistan from being illegally taken away for China Pakistan Economic Corridor...

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23/01/2016, 00:43 OUTPOST
Like other parts of the country,Gilgit-Baltistan has also been plagued by the ‘CPEC fever’ these days. While the project is still in its infancy...
03/05/2015, 23:33 OUTPOST
Women's rights are always negotiable, at the altar of expediency, and on the pretext of tradition. In Gilgit-Baltistan, attempts are being made to...
28/10/2014, 23:09 OUTPOST
High in the mountains of northern Pakistan, it seems that men do not serve the traditional, patriarchal role of ‘leading’ women, as in the rest of the...
30/08/2014, 15:00 OUTPOST
Efforts have begun in Gilgit-Baltistan (G-B) to revive the craft of stone-masonry, a trend which has gradually been replaced by the introduction of...

Features

09/07/2015, 18:03 OUTPOST
special-persons-given-ramzan-package GILGIT : More than 30 disabled persons were given Rs4500 and food packages in Gilgit this week. The financial assistance was given in a ceremony...
15/06/2015, 22:24 OUTPOST
breaking-hafeez-nominated-cm-nawaz-to-announce-it-in-gilgit OUR CORRESPONDENT ISLAMABAD: Sources close to prime minister on Tuesday confirmed Hafeez ur Rahman has been nominated as next chief minister of Gilgit...
03/04/2015, 12:37 OUTPOST
landslide-damage-houses-in-skardu-as-residents-escape BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: A landslide, triggered by the rains, has damaged homes and trees in the Borgay Kushmara area of Skardu town in Gilgit -...
20/02/2015, 01:21 OUTPOST
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02/02/2015, 19:29 OUTPOST
more-awards-for-chitrali-youth BY OUR CORRESPONDENT PESHAWAR: Awards are pouring in as Rehmat Chitrali makes inventions. The latest in the series is "Yasirullah Shaheed Talent Award...
04/01/2015, 15:34 OUTPOST
when-filtration-plants-pollute-water BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: Naz Ara had always been cautions about her family’s health. And perhaps that’s why she was always cared much about using...
11/12/2014, 19:10 OUTPOST
tahir-yasub-becomes-first-woman-sp-of-g-b BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: Tahira Yasub, Gilgit-Baltistan’s (G-B) first DSP traffic, was on Thursday received yet another honour as she became the...
11/12/2014, 18:41 OUTPOST
is-mehdi-shah-entitled-to-official-protocol BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: While a caretaker chief minister has been appointed, questions are being raised over ‘legality of the official protocol’...
09/12/2014, 07:41 OUTPOST
tick-tock-24-hours-left-before-anarchy-reigns-in-g-b BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: Gilgit – Baltistan [G-B] legislative assembly met on the first day of the last session on Monday as clouds of uncertainty...
06/12/2014, 21:35 OUTPOST
baltistan-cut-off-from-country-as-part-of-alam-bridge-collapses BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: A major portion of a strategic bridge linking Baltistan region with rest of the country and Gilgit – Baltistan [G-B] has...
28/10/2014, 23:19 OUTPOST
high-in-pakistan-s-mountains-women-break-taboos  ISLAMABAD [AFP]: A group of young girls sit on a carpeted floor listening as their teacher writes on a whiteboard, preparing his students for the...
21/10/2014, 00:47 OUTPOST
sgafp-launches-gem-projects-in-chitral-and-gilgit OUR CORRESPONDENT CHITRAL: Rupani Foundation [RF] under USAID's small Grants and Ambassador's Fund Program [SGAFP] launched a two years (2013-2014)...
05/10/2014, 21:00 OUTPOST
what-is-special-in-gilgit-baltistan-s-eid-2   OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: The 10 years old Sabaina looks at the mirror as she puts on bangles and jewellery that she has purchased for...
31/08/2014, 20:15 OUTPOST
imran-khan-later-announced-he-would-part-ways-with-hashmi Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) president Javed Hashmi on Sunday addressed a press conference and called on the PTI chief...