Tuesday, 22nd August 2017

Appointment: Zafar Iqbal Awan new IGP Gilgit – Baltistan

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BY OUR CORRESPONDENT

GILGIT: Captain [Retired] Zafar Iqbal Awan has assumed charge in Gilgit – Baltistan [G-B] as Inspector General Police, replacing Saleem Bhatti.

In his first meeting on Friday at central police office [CPO] Gilgit, IGP met the staff and urged them to work for the betterment of public and the region.

“Police force is like a team and we have to work round-the-clock to purge the region of crime and the criminals,” said the IGP, who also served for two year in G-B while he was captain in Pakistan army.

The new IGP promised better serving conditions for G-B police, saying welfare of the police force will be given priority.

The new IGP was also given a detailed briefings ranging from geography of G-B to Chinese security. The briefing was made by DIG Operations Waqar Shoaib while senior official of G-B police including DIG Wasal Khan, AIG Special Branch Mirza Hasan, AIG Crimes Muhammad Jamil were also present.

Earlier in the day, the IGP was given a warm reception as he reached CPO.

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+1 # Aftab Khan Wardag 2015-12-11 16:50
lala We are Proud of U May Allah Paak give you long life and good health
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0 # Rizwan Khan 2015-06-11 03:35
May Allah SWT make you among those who serve justice and perform your responsibilitie s in best manners. Ameen Rizwan Khan from Washington DC
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0 # Ijaz Awan 2015-05-30 15:30
Mashallah Bhai stay blessed. We are proud of you.
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-1 # Imran Nazir 2015-05-10 04:35
Love you big brother
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0 # Imran Nazir 2015-05-10 04:35
Love u big brother
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-1 # Imran Nazir 2015-05-10 04:34
dear brother in law I m proud of you
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0 # Muhammah Kashif Awan 2015-03-16 19:16
we proud of you sir
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-1 # Mahar Naveed 2015-02-23 17:19
Best wishes Janab Zafar sb
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pakistan-included-in-saudi-arabia-s-34-state-islamic-military-alliance-against-terrorism DUBAI: Saudi Arabia on Tuesday announced the formation of a 34-state Islamic military coalition to combat terrorism, according to a joint statement...
14/12/2015, 07:56 OUTPOST
g-b-seeks-i-billion-for-infrastructure-development-ahead-of-cpec BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: Gilgit-Baltistan [G-B] government has sought additional $ 1 billion from federal government for infrastructure...
13/12/2015, 09:41 OUTPOST
diamer-will-be-developed-says-hafeez BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: The chief minister Hafeezur Rahman on Saturday said Gilgit-Baltistan’s Diamer valley would be developed to bring it at par...
11/12/2015, 09:16 OUTPOST
g-b-power-policy-approved GILGIT: Gilgit- Baltistan Legislative Assembly [GBLA] on Thursday approved region’s power policy that will allow private companies to invest in the...
10/12/2015, 12:20 OUTPOST
child-marriage-bill-2015-will-be-revisited-advocate-aurangzeb BY OOUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: Parliamentary secretary law, Aurangzeb Khan advocate said the child marriage bill 2015 would be revisited to make it...
09/12/2015, 09:36 OUTPOST
trophy-hunting-australian-hunter-makes-season-s-first-hunt-in-g-b BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: An Australian hunter, Espin Filskov, has become the first person to claim a 49-inch trophy of an ibex during the ongoing...
08/12/2015, 00:35 OUTPOST
g-b-to-get-all-constitutional-rights-pervaiz ISLAMABAD: Information Minister Senator Pervaiz Rashid yesterday said the Chine Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) would bring prosperity in...
06/12/2015, 19:41 OUTPOST
gilgit-boy-commits-suicide-over-visa-delay GILGIT (Online) – A young man from Gilgit committed suicide on Sunday after he failed to get a visa for Dubai. Rahim Jan, 20, a resident of Yasin Thoi,...
06/12/2015, 11:13 OUTPOST
g-b-lawyers-to-garner-support-from-counterparts-in-ajk GILGIT: Lawyers in Gilgit-Baltistan plan to seek the support of their counterparts in Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) for a separate constitutional...
03/12/2015, 09:24 OUTPOST
economic-zones-should-be-in-gilgit-hunza-says-governor BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: Governor Gilgit – Baltistan (G-B) Mir Ghazanfar Ali Khan on Wednesday said economic zones should be constructed in Gilgit...
02/12/2015, 07:38 OUTPOST
burying-the-hatchet-warring-families-of-gilgit-settle-their-differences BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: In a rare show of sectarian harmony, families who lost their relatives in a worst bout of sectarian violence in Gilgit –...
01/12/2015, 14:32 OUTPOST
hungarian-cyclists-thank-igp-for-friendly-police BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: Impressed by friendly attitude of police and the breathtaking beauty of Gilgit – Baltistan, cyclists from Hungry called on...
01/12/2015, 10:04 OUTPOST
silk-road-2-0-ptdc-lags-as-opportunities-for-tourism-expand BY SAMEER HASEEB GILGIT: Standing in the balcony of his house, Wazir Shah looks out at the speeding, uninterrupted flow of traffic on the newly...
30/11/2015, 07:42 OUTPOST
shehbaz-khan-ends-40-years-long-association-with-ppp BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: Senior lawyer and a founding member of PPP, Shehbaz Khan on Sunday ended his 40 years long association with Pakistan...
30/11/2015, 07:37 OUTPOST
hanzil-project-govt-likely-to-remove-ppp-condition ISLAMABAD - The government is likely to waive off the Central Development Working Party’s (CDWP) condition regarding Public-Private Partnership (PPP)...
26/11/2015, 23:06 OUTPOST
breaking-2-sco-officials-abducted-20-days-ago-in-diamer-released BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: The two officials of SCO kidnapped earlier this month in Darel valley of Gilgit - Baltistan have been released, officials...
26/11/2015, 07:25 OUTPOST
3-arrested-for-illegal-hunting-of-ibex-in-nagar BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: Authorities in Nagar valley of Gilgit – Baltistan (G-B) have apprehended three men for killing an Ibex. The illegal...
25/11/2015, 09:38 OUTPOST
chilas-child-murder-does-forensic-report-also-fall-in-jinn-hands BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: The ongoing operation against terrorists in Diamer valley has provided police with a rare opportunity to put under the...
25/11/2015, 09:29 OUTPOST
gilgit-skardu-airports-to-be-widened-for-jet-planes-pm BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday expressed his desire to improve travel facilities for the people of the region,...
24/11/2015, 07:48 OUTPOST
pm-to-attend-oath-ceremony-of-new-g-b-governor GILGIT: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is visit Gilgit today (Tuesday) to attend the oath taking ceremony of Governor Gilgit-Baltistan, Mir Ghazanfar Ali...
22/11/2015, 09:35 OUTPOST
diamer-police-gets-reward-for-repulsing-attack BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: District Diamer police on Saturday were awarded commendation certificates for repulsing a fresh attack on a police...
21/11/2015, 10:03 OUTPOST
zulfiqar-mirza-to-form-new-party-after-victory HYDERABAD: Buoyed by his victory against the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) in Badin’s local government elections, Zulfiqar Mirza has decided to form his...
20/11/2015, 18:20 OUTPOST
breaking-mir-ghazanfar-made-new-governor BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: Mir Ghazanfar Ali has been apppointed new governor of Gilgit-Baltistan. Mir has replaced Barjees Tahir. The decision was...
20/11/2015, 15:15 OUTPOST
snowfall-villagers-in-phandar-valley-face-stark-choices BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: Villagers in Gilgit – Baltistan’s Phandar valley face stark choices. If they opt to live in the cracked houses, an...
19/11/2015, 08:56 OUTPOST
pak-china-tighten-knot-with-51-agreements-13-projects BY AMER MAHMOOD At a ceremony held at the Prime Minister’s House, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday performed the...
19/11/2015, 07:42 OUTPOST
army-trains-high-altitude-force-to-protect-climbers BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: Pakistan army has trained a special high altitude force in Gilgit – Baltistan to lure back foreign tourists in a region...
18/11/2015, 11:58 OUTPOST
making-g-b-fifth-province-will-dent-kashmir-cause MUZAFFARABAD: Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) former prime minister Sardar Attiq Ahmad Khan has said that making Gilgit-Baltistan (G-B) the fifth...
17/11/2015, 09:13 OUTPOST
france-is-at-war-hollande VERSAILLES, FRANCE: Speaking at a special congress of the joint upper and lower houses of parliament at the Palace of Versailles, French President...
16/11/2015, 09:25 OUTPOST
kidnappers-demand-release-of-inmates-for-release-of-sco-men BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: The kdnappers have demanded release of men, arrested for high profile murders, in return for the release of two SCO...
15/11/2015, 09:30 OUTPOST
unfortunate-incident-quake-survivors-struck-by-boulders                                          ...
14/11/2015, 10:17 OUTPOST
musharraf-wins-exemption-on-medical-grounds ISLAMABAD: An Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) on Friday once again granted a one-day exemption to General (retd) Pervez Musharraf from appearing before...
13/11/2015, 10:17 OUTPOST
in-case-of-threat-opposition-to-stand-by-govt-aitzaz BY AMIR WASIM ISLAMABAD: Severely criticising a recent ISPR statement on poor implementation of the National Action Plan (NAP) by the civilian set-up,...
12/11/2015, 12:44 OUTPOST
102-madrassas-sealed-for-stoking-sectarianism BY ZAHID GISHKORI ISLAMABAD: The interior ministry told lawmakers on Wednesday that it has sealed 102 Islamic seminaries for fanning extremism....
11/11/2015, 07:54 OUTPOST
govt-needs-to-match-army-s-efforts-in-ongoing-fight-against-terror-coas ISLAMABAD: The army chief has called for “governance initiatives” to complement the success of security forces in the ongoing fight against...
10/11/2015, 17:57 OUTPOST
environment-act-to-ensure-sustainable-development BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: Gilgit – Baltistan legislative assembly will pass G-B Environment Act in the next session to ensure the fragile...
09/11/2015, 10:12 OUTPOST
700-pakistani-pilgrims-stuck-in-iran KARACHI: Up to 700 Pakistani pilgrims, including a large number of women and children, are currently stranded in Iran after a travel agent failed...
08/11/2015, 09:23 OUTPOST
operation-under-way-to-rescue-abducted-officials BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: Police has launched a door to door search operation in Darel and Tangir valleys to recover the two officials abducted five...
07/11/2015, 20:03 OUTPOST
japan-gifts-123-hybrid-cars-to-aid-police-patrols ISLAMABAD: A common complaint from the country’s police forces is the lack of fuel funds to pay for patrolling vehicles. While the government has...
05/11/2015, 07:39 OUTPOST
diamer-massive-operation-underway-for-recovery-of-kidnapped-sco-officials BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: Police has launched a massive search operation in Diamer valley to recover the two officials abducted by unidentified...
04/11/2015, 09:46 OUTPOST
assembly-session-2-zones-approved-for-gilgit-baltistan BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: Parliamentary secretary law, Advocate Aurangeb Khan on Tuesday assured the house that federal government has approved...
03/11/2015, 10:43 OUTPOST
teenager-sentenced-to-death-for-minor-s-murder BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: An anti-terrorism court on Monday awarded death penalty to a teenager and life sentence to two others for raping and...
02/11/2015, 13:16 OUTPOST
bisp-survey-to-be-conducted-across-country-marvi BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: Federal government has decided to re-conducted survey for Benazir Income Support Program [BISP] across the country, said...
02/11/2015, 12:34 OUTPOST
high-profile-terrorist-arrested BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: A high profile terrorist -- believed to have masterminded attacks on passengers in district Diamer and Kohistan area --...
01/11/2015, 09:30 OUTPOST
lg-polls-pml-n-leads-in-punjab-ppp-in-sindh ISLAMABAD: THE Pakistan Muslim League-N and the Pakistan Peoples Party looked set to emerge as the leading groups in Punjab and Sindh respectively after...
31/10/2015, 12:37 OUTPOST
altaf-media-ban-supreme-court-issues-notices-seeks-reply  ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court has issued notices to all parties regarding media coverage ban on speeches of Muttahida Qaumi Movement’s (MQM)...
30/10/2015, 10:51 OUTPOST
price-of-petrol-likely-to-rise-by-7  BY ZAFAR BHUTTA ISLAMABAD: While global oil prices remain relatively steady and the rupee depreciates against the dollar, petrol consumers...
28/10/2015, 08:41 OUTPOST
call-for-improvements-in-blasphemy-law-not-objectionable-sc BY NASIR IQBAL ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court has held that a call for improvements in the blasphemy law in order to provide safeguards against its...
28/10/2015, 08:26 OUTPOST
quake-aftermath-lone-survivor-of-car-speaks-from-hosptaccident                                           ...
27/10/2015, 09:56 OUTPOST
azam-appointed-registrar-in-supreme-appellate-court-gilgit-baltistan BY OUR CORRESPONDENT ISLAMABAD: Former Federal Secretary (Information) Mohammad Azam has been appointed as registrar supreme appellate court in Gilgit...
27/10/2015, 09:34 OUTPOST
at-least-228-dead-in-pakistan-quake-relief-efforts-underway KABUL/ISLAMABAD/PESHAWAR: In Pakistan, at least 228 people are confirmed dead in the aftermath of a massive 7.5 magnitude earthquake which hit northern...
26/10/2015, 11:18 OUTPOST
over-1-200-tourists-stranded-in-naran-after-snowfall ISLAMABAD / MANSEHRA: Hundreds of tourists, among them women and children, were stranded in Naran Valley of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) after a heavy...
25/10/2015, 10:54 OUTPOST
younis-khan-becomes-first-pakistani-to-score-9-000-test-runs ISLAMABAD: Days after Younis Khan broke Javed Miandad’s record of 8,832 runs in Test matches, the former skipper on Saturday became the first Pakistani...
24/10/2015, 11:33 OUTPOST
us-set-to-sell-eight-f-16-fighter-jets-to-pakistan WASHINGTON: The Obama administration is preparing to sell eight new F-16 fighter jets to Pakistan, senior American officials said, an...
24/10/2015, 11:19 OUTPOST
new-delhi-rules-out-mediation-on-kashmir NEW DELHI: India on Friday welcomed a joint pledge by the United States and Pakistan to fight militant groups, but ruled out any third-party mediation...
21/10/2015, 10:49 OUTPOST
biodiversity-plan-launched-for-g-b BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: Biodiversity strategy and action plan [BSAP] was launched in Gilgit – Baltistan (G-B), paving way for sustainable use of...
19/10/2015, 08:48 OUTPOST
gilgit-baltistan-a-land-of-fairies-untold-fables HUNZA (APP): Standing atop the 700-years old Baltit Fort which overlooks a large swathe of spectacular landscape of Karimabad beneath, a visitor is...
17/10/2015, 17:11 OUTPOST
italy-to-provide-25-million-for-agricultral-development-in-gilgit-baltistan BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: A delegation led by Director Development Cooperation, Embassy of Italy Dr Domenico Bruzzone called on Chief Secretary...
16/10/2015, 09:42 OUTPOST
first-international-glof-conference-in-pakistan-sparks-hope BY OUR CORRESPONDENT ISLAMABAD: The first International GLOF Conference on “Learning and Way Forward” concluded on Thursday in the federal capital. It...
16/10/2015, 09:05 OUTPOST
26-lawmakers-including-cm-disqualified-by-cec BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: The Gilgit – Baltistan’s (G-B) chief election commission on Thursday disqualified more than two dozen members of Gilgit –...
14/10/2015, 08:52 OUTPOST
ppp-main-leadership-reaches-gilgit-to-organize-party BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: The central leadership of Pakistan Peoples Party [PPP] arrived Gilgit on Tuesday to organize the party that faced...
13/10/2015, 23:13 OUTPOST
exhibition-held-at-federal-capital ISLAMABAD: The Creative Hands Alliance, a collaborative initiative of Serena Hotels and the Aga Khan Economic Planning Board recently organized the...
09/10/2015, 18:24 OUTPOST
projects-worth-rs200b-on-the-cards-for-g-b BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: Development projects worth 200 billion are being initiated in Gilgit – Baltistan, says chief minister Hafeezur...
08/10/2015, 10:53 OUTPOST
letter-authorising-wheat-subsidy-for-g-b-goes-missing GILGIT: A letter from the 70s, authorising subsidised wheat for more than 1.5 million people in Gilgit-Baltistan, is missing from official records,...
06/10/2015, 07:06 OUTPOST
child-murder-blame-shifted-on-nonbeliever-jinn                                      Ahmad, who is...
05/10/2015, 08:58 OUTPOST
boy-murder-police-to-investigate-jinns GILGIT: In a bizarre case straight out of the Hollywood supernatural horror film Insidious, a pre-schooler was allegedly abducted and murdered by...
04/10/2015, 09:24 OUTPOST
people-of-gilgit-and-baltistan-must-be-given-equal-legal-rights-as-citizens-of-pakistan ISLAMABAD: While speaking to an interactive session  on ‘Participatory Federalism and  Citizens Empowerment’  organized by Pakistan Study...
02/10/2015, 08:58 OUTPOST
landmark-decision-g-b-govt-to-buy-wheat-from-local-farmers BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: In a landmark decision, the Gilgit – Baltistan (G-B) government on Thursday announced it will purchase wheat from local...
01/10/2015, 09:09 OUTPOST
lunda-items-price-likely-to-go-up BY AAMIR SHAFAAT KHAN KARACHI: People living below the poverty line may have to pay more for used clothes and woolies following 33-126 per cent...
30/09/2015, 10:45 OUTPOST
rural-areas-of-g-b-region-economic-transformation-initiative-project-to-be-launched BY NAVEED BUTT GILGIT: The government of Gilgit-Baltistan and Ministry of Kashmir Affairs and Gilgit-Baltistan would launch 'Economic Transformation...
24/09/2015, 14:59 OUTPOST
gilgit-baltistan-ajk-to-get-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...
24/09/2015, 10:36 OUTPOST
rains-snowfall-trigger-early-winter-in-gilgit-baltistan                                          ...
23/09/2015, 10:10 OUTPOST
golf-alert-more-floods-expected-near-glaciers-of-g-b GILGIT: Still recovering from the recent devastation, inhabitants of Gilgit-Baltistan have to brace themselves for another round of flooding. A...
22/09/2015, 08:24 OUTPOST
relocate-fbr-office-if-g-b-is-disputed-territory-lawyers-say BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: Lawyers in Gilgit – Baltistan on Monday asked federal government to remove office of Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) from...
18/09/2015, 00:33 OUTPOST
mountains-and-climate-cm-seeks-experts-help-to-minimize-flood-losses BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: As the international conference on Mountains and Climate Change gets underway in Gilgit – Baltistan’s Karakoram...
17/09/2015, 07:04 OUTPOST
hafeez-blames-khatak-for-passengers-miseries-on-kkh BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: Gilgit – Baltistan chief minister Hafeezur Rahman blames his counterpart in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) for the miseries...
15/09/2015, 09:16 OUTPOST
pm-inaugurates-attabad-tunnels BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Monday inaugurated the 24-kilometer patch of Karakoram Highway which was constructed by...
14/09/2015, 12:29 OUTPOST
kkh-travel-k-p-police-best-in-peshawar-worst-in-kohistan BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: Passengers travelling on Karakoram Highway [KKH] accuse security personnel of maltreatment in areas falling under...
13/09/2015, 10:15 OUTPOST
baby-ibex-released-into-the-wild-in-gilgit-baltistan GILGIT: The ibex kid surrendered by Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz lawmaker Mir Ghazanfar after 10 days of illegal captivity has been released into...
11/09/2015, 08:27 OUTPOST
bisp-survey-will-be-re-conducted-in-g-b-jafar-ullah BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: The government of Gilgit – Baltistan (G-B) on Thursday announced the survey for Benazir Income support programme [BISP]...
10/09/2015, 07:00 OUTPOST
lawmaker-gives-up-the-ibex-kid-finally BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: The lawmaker, Mir Ghazanfar, finally gave up the Ibex kid late Tuesday after wildlife authorities threatened to launch a...
09/09/2015, 08:23 OUTPOST
wwf-launches-project-to-conserve-trout-fish                                          ...
07/09/2015, 11:36 OUTPOST
from-tourism-to-sufism-qayum-s-success-in-life BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: Gilgit – Baltistan has witnessed ups and downs in tourism, especially in the recent years. The worst decline came in...
05/09/2015, 10:06 OUTPOST
no-change-made-in-list-of-banned-outfits ISLAMABAD: Despite long deliberations and discussions, extensive and elaborative press conferences with tall claims, the government hasn’t made any...
01/09/2015, 12:46 OUTPOST
zardari-on-warpath-against-pml-n SLAMABAD: PPP Co-Chairman and former president Asif Ali Zardari finally broke his silence on Monday over the recent arrests of fellow party members and...
30/08/2015, 09:16 OUTPOST
lawyers-suggest-roadmap-for-settlement-of-g-b-constitutional-status BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: Lawyers in Gilgit – Baltistan have suggested a roadmap to settle G-B’s constitutional status that has barred G-B’s...
28/08/2015, 22:37 OUTPOST
counter-terrorism-department-established-in-g-b BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) has been setup in Gilgit – Baltistan to root out terrorism from a region that will be...
27/08/2015, 09:07 OUTPOST
parliamentarians-voice-concern-over-misuse-of-govt-vehicles BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: The ‘Standing Committee For Law Reforms’ meeting, chaired by advocate Aurangzeb Khan voiced concern over misuse of...
27/08/2015, 08:34 OUTPOST
committee-to-determine-g-b-constitutional-status-not-yet-formed ISLAMABAD: The proposed committee for determination of constitutional status of Gilgit-Baltistan is still in the process of formation and any...
25/08/2015, 12:45 OUTPOST
kkh-private-security-guards-become-security-risk BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: Outdated guns and untrained security guards are what the private transport companies have put up in the face of terror...
24/08/2015, 07:32 OUTPOST
novel-idea-g-b-govt-to-purchase-arms-from-residents BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: Politicians having their roots in the society are aware of problems being faced by people as well as their solutions. The...
23/08/2015, 09:57 OUTPOST
gilgit-baltistan-rana-shamim-appointed-chief-judge BY OUR CORRESPONDENT ISLAMABAD: Dr Rana Shamim Ahmed Khan has been appointed the Chief Judge of the Supreme Appellate Court of Gilgit-Baltistan...
22/08/2015, 11:53 OUTPOST
g-b-chitral-at-risk-of-further-flooding BY SEHRISH WASIF ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) on Friday issued fresh warning for Gilgit-Baltistan and Chitral, where flash...
19/08/2015, 07:54 OUTPOST
ary-ceo-announces-bol-tv-takeover KARACHI: In a startling development, ARY Digital Network Founder and Chief Executive Officer Salman Iqbal announced the media group has taken over the...
18/08/2015, 12:33 OUTPOST
policewoman-faces-persecuted-for-helping-rape-victim BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: An influential political personality has reportedly stepped in to rescue one of main accused in a gang rape that took...
15/08/2015, 22:52 OUTPOST
senator-mushahid-tenders-resignation-following-isi-plot-claims ISLAMABAD: Federal Information Minister Pervez Rashid in a statement released on Saturday said that senior cabinet member and minister for climate...
15/08/2015, 10:38 OUTPOST
wajih-s-seven-point-charter-of-demands LAHORE: Wajihuddin Ahmed, a Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf’s disgruntled figure, has stuck to his demand that the “four corrupt politicians” should be ousted...
14/08/2015, 09:58 OUTPOST
gilgit-woman-gang-raped BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: A court on Thursday remanded into police custody two of the three men who allegedly gang raped a woman. “They will be...
13/08/2015, 23:34 OUTPOST
g-b-assembly-demands-setting-up-of-economic-zones GILGIT: The Gilgit-Baltistan legislative assembly unanimously passed a resolution on Wednesday to urge the federal government to set up two...
12/08/2015, 01:21 OUTPOST
g-b-assembly-passes-resolution-against-altaf-demands-constitutional-status BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: The legislative assembly of Gilgit – Baltistan (G-B) on Tuesday unanimously passed a resolution condemning MQM chief Altaf...
11/08/2015, 14:04 OUTPOST
gilgit-atc-awards-death-sentence-to-shia-cleric-s-murderer BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: An anti-terrorism court awarded a death sentence on Monday to Shakirullah Jan for murdering prominent Shia cleric Agha...
09/08/2015, 22:41 OUTPOST
promoting-tourism-g-b-to-host-car-rally-at-deosai-on-aug-21  BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: Gilgit – Baltistan (G-B) government has planned to hold a car and motorbike rally at one of the world’s highest...
08/08/2015, 23:10 OUTPOST
kasur-child-molestation-scandal-baseless-says-inquiry-report KASUR: A high-level inquiry committee formed by the Punjab government to investigate allegations of authorities' inaction to check instances of child...
06/08/2015, 09:28 OUTPOST
altaf-in-hot-waters-as-party-stalwart-in-gilgit-baltistan-quits BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: Mutahida Quami Movement [MQM] Chief Altaf Hussain lost critical support in Gilgit – Baltistan on Wednesday after one of...
05/08/2015, 19:35 OUTPOST
floods-devastations-continue-in-g-b BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: Floods continue to wreak Gilgit – Baltistan as monsoon approaches towards its end. In the latest hit, Baltistan, Diamer,...
04/08/2015, 17:08 OUTPOST
action-required-1000-families-stranded-for-12-days-in-naltar                                          ...
03/08/2015, 13:36 OUTPOST
china-s-climate-migrants BY SHI YI NINGXIA, CHINA: As the roof of their home was brought crashing down in a planned demolition, Ma Guoqing and his family set off to start their...
01/08/2015, 15:13 OUTPOST
gilgit-baltistan-to-bar-construction-in-disaster-prone-areas GILGIT: Gilgit-Baltistan Chief Minister Hafeezur Rahman has said a law would be introduced to take action against people who have illegally...
31/07/2015, 10:32 OUTPOST
pm-hails-hafeez-for-steadfastness-commitment BY OUR CORRESPONDENT SKARDU: The Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday hailed the steadfastness of the chief minister Hafeezur Rahman for his...
30/07/2015, 14:31 OUTPOST
unless-kashmir-dispute-is-resolved-as-per-the-un-resolutions-g-b-cannot-merge-with-pakistan   BY JUNAID KATHJU SRINAGAR: Breaking his silence on the issue, Hurriyat Conference (G) Chairman Syed Ali Geelani Wednesday said Gilgit-Baltistan...
29/07/2015, 14:19 OUTPOST
lashkar-i-jhangvi-chief-malik-ishaq-two-sons-killed-in-muzaffargarh-encounter LAHORE: Malik Ishaq, chief of banned sectarian outfit Lashkar-i-Jhangvi, his two sons Usman and Haq Nawaz, and 11 others were killed in an alleged...
28/07/2015, 13:38 OUTPOST
gilgit-in-the-dark-after-landslide-damages-water-line  GILGIT: The regional capital of Gilgit-Baltistan (G-B) has been without electricity for over 48 hours as the main water supply pipeline, that...
27/07/2015, 12:41 OUTPOST
2-swept-away-as-floods-continue-to-hit-g-b BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: At least two men were swept by flashfloods in Khanbari area of Chilas town while roads and houses damaged in parts of...
26/07/2015, 16:09 OUTPOST
three-new-districts-notified-in-g-b-finally GILGIT: The federal government has announced the formation of three new districts in Gilgit-Baltistan. The decision was made public through a...
24/07/2015, 23:56 OUTPOST
former-chief-justice-to-announce-his-own-party BY OUTPOST MONITORING QUETTA: Former chief justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry said that he would soon announce the formation of his own political...
22/07/2015, 16:53 OUTPOST
floods-cut-off-at-least-three-valleys-in-diamer GILGIT: Flashfloods triggered by rains have cut off at least three valleys in Diamer district and Baltistan, adding to peoples miseries. The valleys in...
17/07/2015, 04:16 OUTPOST
when-necessity-drives-you-to-work-and-sleep-drives-you-off-the-road GILGIT: Driver fatigue and unregulated rent-a-car services in Gilgit-Baltistan prove to some of the more hard-hitting reasons behind a recent surge...
15/07/2015, 12:52 OUTPOST
civilian-govts-undemocratic-forces-conspiring-to-snatch-karachi-from-mqm-altaf LONDON/LAHORE: Muttahida Qaumi Movement chief Altaf Hussain accused "civilian governments and undemocratic forces" of "joining hands to employ legal and...
14/07/2015, 15:22 OUTPOST
g-b-police-foils-potential-terrorist-attempt-to-sabotage-cpec                                          ...
13/07/2015, 13:34 OUTPOST
g-b-meet-the-only-woman-in-the-g-b-cabinet BY SHABBIR MIR GILGIT: Sobia Moqaddam’s rise into the corridors of power might come as a surprise. The 33-year-old, who is the only minister to be...
12/07/2015, 11:50 OUTPOST
100-ngos-whose-license-cancelled   ISLAMABAD: In the latest move against NGOs, the federal government has cancelled licence of 100 of them. According to Interior ministery, the...
10/07/2015, 12:37 OUTPOST
former-ajk-president-sardar-abdul-qayyum-passes-away ISLAMABAD: Former president of Azad Jammu and Kashmir and veteran politician Sardar Abdul Qayyum Khan passed away at the age of 91 in the federal...
09/07/2015, 12:17 OUTPOST
provincial-status-for-g-b-will-dent-kashmir-cause-ajk-pm MUZAFFARABAD: Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) Prime Minister Chaudhry Abdul Majeed on Wednesday urged the government of Pakistan to avoid making...
08/07/2015, 03:04 OUTPOST
transparency-in-diamer-dam-g-b-govt-first-to-seek-support-of-suparco GILGIT: The Gilgit-Baltistan government signed an agreement with Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (SUPARCO) and Wapda on Tuesday to ensure...
07/07/2015, 03:58 OUTPOST
7-decades-later-g-b-cm-visits-unattended-property-in-pindi                                          ...
05/07/2015, 11:24 OUTPOST
opposing-the-opposition-a-new-trend-in-g-b-assembly BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: ‘Opposing the opposition’ is what the opposition parties in the newly formed Gilgit – Baltistn assembly are involved...
03/07/2015, 22:25 OUTPOST
mir-ghazanfar-tipped-as-new-g-b-governor BY AHMAD HASSAN ISLAMABAD: The ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) will take the full control of the Gilgit-Baltistan [G-B] government when it...
03/07/2015, 08:46 OUTPOST
g-b-s-youngest-lawmaker-listens-when-constituents-talk GILGIT: For many, the success of Barkat Jamil in the recent Gilgit-Baltistan (G-B) polls came as a surprise. It was his maiden appearance in a...
02/07/2015, 17:14 OUTPOST
breaking-pm-urges-corruption-free-good-governance-in-gilgit-baltistan ISLAMABAD [APP]: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Thursday urged upon the government of Gilgit-Baltistan to ensure corruption-free good...
02/07/2015, 11:52 OUTPOST
g-b-utility-stores-short-of-supply GILGIT - As the government supply subsidised food items to utility stores usually in the holy month of Ramazan, the Gilgit-Baltistan is totally deprived...
01/07/2015, 13:29 OUTPOST
itp-feels-cheated-over-opposition-leader-nomination GILGIT: With both the treasury and opposition leaders in place, the newly-elected Gilgit-Baltistan Legislative Assembly has formally resumed...
30/06/2015, 12:48 OUTPOST
in-the-saddle-new-cm-has-a-vision-for-gilgit-baltistan GILGIT: The new chief minister of Gilgit-Baltistan (G-B) already has a comprehensive plan in mind to transform the lives of nearly 1.5 million...
29/06/2015, 00:07 OUTPOST
gilgit-baltistan-unveils-rs31-92b-budget GILGIT: Gilgit-Baltistan Chief Minister Hafiz Hafeezur Rehman presented a Rs31.921 billion budget in the legislative assembly on Sunday. Up to...
28/06/2015, 12:49 OUTPOST
breaking-jui-f-haji-shah-baig-becomes-opposition-leader BY OUR CORRESPONDENT Haji Shah Baig of JUI-F has become Leader of the Opposition in Gilgit – Baltistan legislative assembly. Baig, a legislator from...
27/06/2015, 02:30 OUTPOST
hafeez-takes-oath-becomes-chief-minister-gilgit-baltistan BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: Hafeezur Rehman on Friday became the new chief minister of Gilgit – Baltistan [G-B] after governor Barjees Tahir...
26/06/2015, 12:02 OUTPOST
new-chief-minister-gilgit-baltistan-hafeez-takes-oath-today BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: New Chief Minister Gilgit-Baltistan Hafeezur Rehman will take oath of his office this evening, with governor Mohammad...
24/06/2015, 13:37 OUTPOST
new-legislators-of-gbla-take-oath BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: The first session of newly elected Gilgit-Baltistan Legislative Assembly was held in Gilgit this morning...
24/06/2015, 13:33 OUTPOST
gb-ajk-part-of-pakistan-dar ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Ishaq Dar emphatically said in the National Assembly on Tuesday that Gilgit-Baltistan (G-B) and Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK)...
24/06/2015, 12:33 OUTPOST
ghizer-s-mayoon-village-straight-from-medieval-era GHIZER: With donkeys and horses the only mode of transportation, the six-kilometre track leading from the scenic Ghizer Valley to Mayoon village is...
22/06/2015, 17:27 OUTPOST
ngos-to-operate-under-interior-ministry-nisar ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar announced on Monday non-governmental organisations will now operate under the Interior Ministry. “NGOs will...
20/06/2015, 23:20 OUTPOST
nisar-s-statement-against-ngos-termed-hate-speech ISLAMABAD: Representatives of non-governmental organisations, trade unions and civil society organisations (CSOs) from all over the country gathered...
20/06/2015, 23:17 OUTPOST
sindh-decides-to-give-9-000-acres-of-its-forest-lands-to-army BY IMRAN AYUB KARACHI: In an apparent move to defuse tension between the PPP and the security establishment, the Sindh government on Friday decided ‘in...
20/06/2015, 00:45 OUTPOST
pia-launches-new-flight-of-a320-airbus-for-skardu ISLAMABAD: PIA has launched a new flight of A320 airbus for Skardu to provide better travelling facility to the people of Baltistan on the directive of...
17/06/2015, 07:54 OUTPOST
hafeez-taban-get-warm-welcome-by-pm BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: Prime Minister and chief of Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz [PML-N] Nawaz Sharif and his cabinet on Tuesday awarded a warm...
16/06/2015, 08:50 OUTPOST
g-b-elections-official-results-announced-pml-n-way-ahead BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: Chief Election Commissioner Gilgit-Baltistan [G-B] Justice (R) Tahir Ali Shah on Monday announced the result of G-B...
15/06/2015, 09:38 OUTPOST
g-b-and-ajk-no-longer-federal-wards-not-yet-full-provinces ISLAMABAD: They have governments that look and feel like provincial governments but they are not provinces and their people do not have...
12/06/2015, 12:54 OUTPOST
transparent-peaceful-polls-imporve-g-b-image-says-hafeez BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: Peaceful and transparent elections in G-B have improved the image of the region,” said the PML-N regional president at his...
11/06/2015, 10:29 OUTPOST
g-b-elections-pml-n-akbar-taban-wins-by-1-vote BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: A ballot recount in Gilgit-Baltistan on Wednesday placed PML-N candidate Akbar Taban ahead Pakistan Teheek-e-Insaf...
10/06/2015, 18:15 OUTPOST
g-b-elections-pml-n-ahead-of-rivals-with-12-seats GILGIT: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) has secured 12 seats in Monday’s Gilgit-Baltistan Legislative Assembly (GBLA) elections, according to...
09/06/2015, 11:44 OUTPOST
pml-n-grabs-half-of-assembly-seats GILGIT: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) appeared to have grabbed half of the seats in the Gilgit-Baltistan Legislative Assembly (GBLA)...
08/06/2015, 06:58 OUTPOST
polling-day-g-b-votes-today-to-usher-in-new-legislative-representatives GILGIT:  Over 600,000 voters in 24 constituencies of Gilgit-Baltistan will cast their ballot on Monday (today) for legislative assembly elections...
07/06/2015, 10:22 OUTPOST
g-b-elections-rare-visits-from-leaders-bring-hollow-hope GILGIT: Leaders of mainstream political and religious parties who were rarely seen in Gilgit-Baltistan have suddenly made the region their centre...
06/06/2015, 10:48 OUTPOST
kirmani-denies-withdrawing-wheat-subsidy-for-gb-people BY OUR CORRESPONDENT ISLAMABAD: Political Secretary to the Prime Minister Dr Asif Kirmani Friday categorically denied the rumour that subsidy on wheat...
05/06/2015, 10:09 OUTPOST
another-petition-filed-against-gilgit-baltistan-elections ISLAMABAD:  Another petition has been filed in the Islamabad High Court (IHC) seeking suspension of the June 8 elections for the Gilgit-Baltistan...
05/06/2015, 02:17 OUTPOST
gilgit-igp-chairs-high-level-meeting-ahead-of-june-8-polls BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: Inspector General of Police [IGP] Gilgit-Baltistan Captain [R] Zafar Iqbal Awan a high level meeting to ensure elections...
04/06/2015, 10:52 OUTPOST
evidence-suggests-india-sponsoring-terror-in-pakistan-defence-minister ISLAMABAD: Defence Minister Khawaja Asif said Pakistan’s stance on the Kashmir issue is based on the requirements of justice, Radio...
03/06/2015, 08:16 OUTPOST
mwm-itp-agree-in-principle-over-seat-adjustment GILGIT: Influential Shia cleric Agha Rahat Hussain Al-Hussaini has managed to broker a deal between Islami Tehreek Pakistan and Majlis-e-Wahdatul...
03/06/2015, 08:11 OUTPOST
g-b-polls-a-test-for-pml-n-to-dispel-2013-rigging-accusations GILGIT: Legislative elections in Gilgit-Baltistan (G-B) are a test for the federal government of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz to dispel the...
01/06/2015, 11:20 OUTPOST
pakistan-seeks-return-of-snow-leopard-from-us ISLAMABAD: Pakistan wants its snow leopard back that was sent to the Bronx Zoo in New York eight years ago. At a meeting on Sunday, Secretary Forest...
31/05/2015, 09:49 OUTPOST
rally-in-ghanche-a-criminal-is-made-law-minister-says-imran GILGIT: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan on Friday reacting to the reinstatement of Rana Sanaullah said a “criminal” has been made a law...
29/05/2015, 07:22 OUTPOST
gilgit-elections-ppp-unveils-election-manifesto BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT:  Pakistan Peoples Party on Thursday presented its election manifesto, promising a series of welfare projects for the...
29/05/2015, 07:09 OUTPOST
skardu-electioneering-g-b-people-aren-t-a-saleable-commodity-says-imran GILGIT-BALTISTAN: The head of Pakistan Tehreek Insaf (PTI) Imran Khan on Thursday reprimanded the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz for...
28/05/2015, 11:53 OUTPOST
g-b-polls-pml-n-first-party-to-present-written-manifesto BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: As electioneering gets momentum in Gilgit – Baltistan [G-B], Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz [PML-N] on Wednesday become the...
27/05/2015, 12:07 OUTPOST
budget-2015-16-corridor-projects-to-dominate-14b-spending ISLAMABAD:  In a budget dominated by the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, Pakistan plans to allocate upwards of $14 billion in total development...
26/05/2015, 10:14 OUTPOST
g-b-polls-five-caretaker-ministers-banned-from-entering-astore GILGIT: The Gilgit-Baltistan election commission has banned the entry of five caretaker ministers in Astore Valley for violating the election code...
25/05/2015, 12:01 OUTPOST
in-diamer-only-four-girls-go-to-middle-school BY QAISER BUTT ISLAMABAD:  If you are a girl in Diamer, Gilgit-Baltistan, who enjoys going to school, you are out of luck. In a district with an...
24/05/2015, 09:35 OUTPOST
g-b-polls-be-courageous-come-with-proof-cec BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: Chief election commissioner [CEC] Gilgit – Baltistan on Saturday sent out a strong worded message to the candidates...
23/05/2015, 10:53 OUTPOST
g-b-polls-pml-n-chief-takes-positive-out-of-combined-opposition BY OUR CORRESPONDENT As political parties in Gilgit – Baltistan have launched a ‘combined opposition’ against the Pakistan Muslim League – Nawaz...
23/05/2015, 10:04 OUTPOST
g-b-polls-ppp-jui-f-accuse-governor-secretary-kana-of-meddling GILGIT:  Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz’s active politicking in Gilgit-Baltistan has raised a few eyebrows in opposing camps. In separate press...
21/05/2015, 00:04 OUTPOST
sc-says-sect-introduced-in-constitution-by-military-dictator   BY HASNAAT MAILK   ISLAMABAD: Supreme Court Judge Justice Qazi Faez Isah argued on Wednesday that the word ‘sect’ was not included...
18/05/2015, 17:38 OUTPOST
pti-president-vice-president-others-join-pml-n BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: PTI regional president, vice president and several others on Monday joined PML-N, expressing trust in leadership of PML-N...
14/05/2015, 00:04 OUTPOST
gilgit-baltistan-saddened-by-by-attack-on-ismailis-in-karachi BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: Condemnation poured in from various quarters in Gilgit - Baltistan following the brutal attack on the...
12/05/2015, 10:30 OUTPOST
saulat-mirza-hanged-finally BY OUR CORRESPONDENT ISLAMABAD: Saulat Mirza's story came to an end Tuesday morning after he was finally hanged to death at Balochistan’s Machh...
12/05/2015, 00:42 OUTPOST
naltar-chopper-crash-pm-recommends-sitara-e-pakistan-for-diplomats Philippines ambassador Domingo D Lucenario Jr and Norwegian envoy Leif H Larsen. PHOTOS: NORWAY.ORG.PK    BY OUR CORRESPONDENT ISLAMABAD:...
10/05/2015, 22:07 OUTPOST
g-b-elections-anp-leader-joins-pml-n BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: A senior leader of Awami National Party [ANP] Advocate Aurangzeb Khan on Sunday joined Pakistan Muslim League – Nawaz...
09/05/2015, 08:59 OUTPOST
gilgit-chopper-crash-ttp-claim-rebutted ISLAMABAD: A Pakistani military helicopter crashed Friday, killing seven people including the Norwegian and Philippine envoys and setting a school...
08/05/2015, 11:38 OUTPOST
breaking-army-chopper-makes-crash-landing-in-naltar-valley                                          ...
08/05/2015, 10:41 OUTPOST
pml-n-s-first-year-governance-ratings-up-slightly-says-pildat KARACHI: Quality of governance has ‘marginally improved’ during the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) led government’s first year in power,...
07/05/2015, 01:12 OUTPOST
jirga-retracts-decree-women-will-cast-votes-in-g-b BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: At least 15,000 women in Darel valley will first time exercise their right to vote in Gilgit - Baltistan legislative...
06/05/2015, 13:34 OUTPOST
breaking-salman-sentenced-to-five-years-in-prison OUTPOST MONITORING ISLAMABAD: A judge in Mumbai handed down a five-year sentence to bollywood actor Salman Khan for ‘hit-and-run’ case in which he was...
05/05/2015, 21:59 OUTPOST
corps-commanders-conference-raw-whipping-up-terrorism-in-pakistan BY KAMRAN YOUSAF RAWALPINDI: The country’s top military commanders have expressed serious concern over the involvement of Indian intelligence agency,...
04/05/2015, 02:31 OUTPOST
women-voting-tangir-jirga-holds-back-its-decision BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: As Gilgit – Baltistan [G-B] election commission takes notice against a Jirga decision barring women from voting in...
02/05/2015, 09:27 OUTPOST
man-vs-nature-renowned-mountaineer-passes-away GILGIT: Renowned mountain climber Rajab Shah who gained worldwide acclaim after scaling all ‘eight-thousander’ peaks within the territorial...
01/05/2015, 00:48 OUTPOST
alarming-situation-wheat-stock-in-gilgit-baltistan-to-ned-next-month BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: Wheat crisis is likely to hit Gilgit – Baltistan as Pakistan Agriculture Storage and Services Corporation [PASCO] has...
30/04/2015, 23:56 OUTPOST
trophy-hunting-when-a-famous-tv-anchor-claims-trophy BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: Days before end of the season, Gilgit – Baltistan’s Ghizer valley saw its largest Ibex hunt, measuring 45 inches. The...
29/04/2015, 12:15 OUTPOST
as-g-b-elections-approach-ppp-s-woes-deepen BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: As polls are round the corner, Pakistan Peoples Party’s woes have deepened as two of its senior leaders in Gilgit -...
29/04/2015, 12:05 OUTPOST
g-b-elections-gloves-off-between-pml-n-and-ppp-in-gilgit-baltistan GILGIT: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz lashed out at former federal information minister and PPP leader Qamar Zaman Kaira for criticising the...
28/04/2015, 18:31 OUTPOST
ec-starts-scrutiny-of-papers-for-g-b-elections BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: The Election Commission Gilgit-Baltistan [G-B] has started scrutiny of nomination papers filed by 486 candidates for 24...
28/04/2015, 08:25 OUTPOST
ppp-ask-nawaz-to-respect-gilgit-baltistan-peoples-right-to-self-rule GILGIT: National Assembly Opposition Leader Khursheed Shah has asked Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to respect Gilgit-Baltistan’s right to self-rule...
27/04/2015, 08:46 OUTPOST
gilgit-baltistan-elections-ppp-leaders-visit-g-b-for-damage-control GILGIT: Senior Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) figures, including National Assembly opposition leader Khurshid Shah, arrived in Gilgit-Baltistan...
26/04/2015, 07:58 OUTPOST
skardu-ppp-senior-leader-agha-foker-joins-pml-n GILGIT: Another senior leader of Pakistan Peoples Party who is also a former lawmaker in Gilgit-Baltistan has defected to Pakistan Muslim...
25/04/2015, 22:57 OUTPOST
g-b-elections-119-polling-stations-declared-highly-sensitive-153-sensitive BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: The Gilgit – Baltistan chief elections commission [CEC] has declared at least 119 polling stations ‘highly sensitive’ and...
23/04/2015, 23:55 OUTPOST
gilgit-baltistan-elections-pml-n-ranks-swell-as-raja-azam-quits-mqm BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: Raja Azam of Muttahida Quami Movement [MQM] has joined Pakistan Muslim League [PML-N] in Gilgit - Baltistan, giving a much...
23/04/2015, 21:00 OUTPOST
pak-china-officials-agree-to-curb-illegal-cross-boarder-movements BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: Inspector General of Police Gilgit-Baltistan and Chief of Tashqurghan Immigration have vowed to increase bilateral...
22/04/2015, 20:33 OUTPOST
seek-apology-or-face-the-defamation-suit-dr-iqbal-tells-advocate-amjad  OUTPOST REPORT GILGIT: Senior leader of Pakistan Muslim League – Nawaz [PML-N] Dr Muhammad Iqbal has asked advocate Amjad Hussain to seek apology...
21/04/2015, 21:28 OUTPOST
breaking-ppp-invites-applications-for-gilgit-baltistan-elections BY OUR CORRESPONDENT ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Peoples Party [PPP] has invited applications from candidates wishing to contest Gilgit – Baltistan [G-B]...
20/04/2015, 21:04 OUTPOST
surprising-for-g-b-bankers-ubl-ceo-s-monthly-salary-over-rs2-crore OUTPOST REPORT GILGIT: Bankers working in areas like Gilgit – Baltistan must envy the salary of the CEO of United Bank, who gets Rs 2 crore [20...
20/04/2015, 08:03 OUTPOST
says-g-b-population-less-than-punjab-terrain-is-difficult                                           ...
18/04/2015, 23:55 OUTPOST
g-b-elections-ji-to-field-10-candidates BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: Jamat Islami [JI] will field its candidates in 10 constituencies for Gilgit – Baltistan legislative assembly elections,...
17/04/2015, 07:57 OUTPOST
on-second-thought-pml-n-leaders-from-astore-withdraw-resignations GILGIT: Leaders of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz from Astore Valley withdrew their resignations on Tuesday, saying they had resigned due to a series...
16/04/2015, 07:37 OUTPOST
pti-calls-pm-visit-big-disappointment BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: PTI leadership in Gilgit – Baltistan [G-B] on Wednesday called Prime Minister’s visit to Gilgit a ‘disappointment’ which...
15/04/2015, 22:08 OUTPOST
breaking-hazara-administration-refuses-to-end-convoy-system-on-kkh BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: The authorities in Hazara district have refused to end ‘convoy system’ on Karakoram Highway for security reasons, sources...
15/04/2015, 07:21 OUTPOST
g-b-council-s-2014-15-budget-passed-as-ppp-protest GILGIT: The Gilgit-Baltistan (G-B) Council budget worth Rs780 million for the fiscal year 2014-15—ending in roughly two months—was passed on Tuesday in...
14/04/2015, 20:14 OUTPOST
hunza-gets-status-of-district-finally BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday awarded the status of district to Hunza valley, separating it from erstwhile...
11/04/2015, 22:12 OUTPOST
press-conference-mir-wazir-blamed-for-political-deprivation-of-gojalis BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: Activists from "Gojal-Hunza awakening movement" on Saturday demanded additional seat for Hunza in Gilgit – Baltistan...
11/04/2015, 08:20 OUTPOST
foolproof-plan-chalked-out-ahead-of-nawaz-visit GILGIT: The Gilgit – Baltistan police has chalked out a comprehensive security plan to ensure foolproof security to prime minister who is scheduled to...
10/04/2015, 00:54 OUTPOST
tussle-with-mqm-nabil-gabol-says-rigging-got-him-140-000-votes-in-na-246 KARACHI: Former Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM) MNA, Nabil Gabol Thursday disclosed that it took him by surprise when he ended up securing 140,000 votes...
09/04/2015, 09:56 OUTPOST
only-amjad-statements-keep-ppp-alive-in-g-b-says-dr-iqbal                                          ...
08/04/2015, 09:01 OUTPOST
natco-resume-service-on-kkh-after-one-week BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: NATCO has resumed service between Gilgit – Baltistan [G-B] and Rawalpindi, ending a weeklong strike called jointly by G-B...
07/04/2015, 09:25 OUTPOST
parliament-to-decide-pakistan-s-role-in-conflict-army-chief ISLAMABAD: Chief of the Army Staff Gen Raheel Sharif said on Monday that parliament would decide the role of Pakistan in the conflict in Yemen. Talking...
05/04/2015, 22:15 OUTPOST
legendaryyahya-shah-quits-ppp-on-bhutto-s-anniversay OUTPOST REPORT GILGIT:  Syed Yahya Shah, founding member of Pakistan Peoples Party [PPP] in Gilgit – Baltistan, has joined Pakistan Muslim League...
02/04/2015, 23:44 OUTPOST
pti-seeks-ec-role-to-stop-make-polls-rigging-free-in-g-b  BY OUR CORRESPONDENT  ISLAMABAD: The central leadership of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) has asked Chief Election Commissioner...
01/04/2015, 09:46 OUTPOST
inconvenient-security-transporters-strike-against-convoy-system-on-kkh GILGIT: Transporters in Gilgit and Kohistan announced a strike against the convoy system on Karakoram Highway (KKH) on Tuesday. The strike means...
31/03/2015, 23:11 OUTPOST
govt-increases-petrol-prices-by-rs4 ISLAMABAD: The government increased the prices of Petrol and High Speed Diesel by Rs4 and Rs3, respectively. After the due approval of Prime...
30/03/2015, 07:49 OUTPOST
61-convicts-executed-since-december ISLAMABAD: As many as 61 death row convicts have been sent to the gallows since the launch of National Action Plan (NAP) to counter terrorism in...
28/03/2015, 22:21 OUTPOST
pti-unveils-election-manifesto-amid-fears-of-pre-poll-rigging-by-pml-n BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: Gilgit - Baltistan chapter of Pakistan Tehreek Insaf [PTI] on Saturday unveiled its election manifesto amid fears of...
28/03/2015, 19:33 OUTPOST
pakistan-to-lead-global-initiative-to-save-snow-leopard ISLAMABAD: A dozen countries have supported Pakistan to lead the global initiative for protection of dwindling population of snow leopard. Ministers,...
27/03/2015, 10:41 OUTPOST
ban-on-gemstone-trade-lifted-after-four-years-in-g-b GILGIT: A four-year old ban on the trade of gemstones in Gilgit-Baltistan (G-B) was lifted on Thursday, restoring the income of nearly 10,000...
26/03/2015, 21:45 OUTPOST
shuffling-dc-ghizer-posted-out BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: Deputy Commissioner [DC] Ghizar, Rai Manzoor Hussain was posted out to Astore valley on Thursday. His posting comes amid...
25/03/2015, 08:48 OUTPOST
appointment-of-cec-gilgit-baltistan-challenged-in-sc ISLAMABAD: A constitutional petition challenging the appointment of Justice (retd) Tahir Ali Shah as the Chief Election Commissioner, Gilgit-Baltistan,...
24/03/2015, 23:17 OUTPOST
governor-has-nothing-to-do-with-elections-barjees SANGLA HILL: Gilgit-Baltistan (G-B) Governor Barjees Tahir declared on Monday that the governor was just a representative of the federal government who,...
22/03/2015, 22:58 OUTPOST
expectations-without-facilitation-this-is-election-commission-story BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: Chief election commissioner Gilgit – Baltistan [G-B] doesn’t have a personal secretary, personal assistant and a public...
20/03/2015, 19:14 OUTPOST
gilgit-baltistan-elections-date-announced BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: Uncertainty looming over elections in Gilgit – Baltistan [G-B] ended on Friday as caretaker government fixed June 8 for...
20/03/2015, 08:07 OUTPOST
after-saulat-mirza-uzair-baloch-s-sensational-revelations-come-to-light ISLAMABAD: After former MQM worker Saulat Mirza’s shocking revelationsin a video broadcast just hours before his execution, reports surfaced on...
19/03/2015, 10:53 OUTPOST
shocking-revelations-mqm-chief-ordered-kesc-director-s-assassination-claims-saulat KARACHI: Just hours before his execution, Muttahida Qaumi Movement’s (MQM) convicted worker Saulat Mirza alleged in a supposed video confession that he...
17/03/2015, 11:02 OUTPOST
gilgit-ec-ignorant-about-poll-date GILGIT: G-B Election Commissioner Muhammad Usman has said the interim government has not communicated the schedule of the upcoming election to...
15/03/2015, 10:57 OUTPOST
diamer-bhasha-dam-5-rangers-injured-in-attack-on-checkpost GILGIT: At least five Rangers officials were injured on Sunday when suspected militants attacked a security check post near Diamer-Bhasha Dam...
14/03/2015, 09:50 OUTPOST
skardu-girl-rapists-arrested BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: Never in her dreams had the eighteen-year-old girl [H] imagined what fate had in store for her when she steps out of her...
13/03/2015, 21:06 OUTPOST
going-nowhere-over-100-projects-incomplete-in-g-b GILGIT: At least 105 development projects—payments of which were made in advance during the previous regional government’s tenure—are incomplete,...
06/03/2015, 19:35 OUTPOST
18th-amendment-not-applicable-in-g-b-says-barjees-tahir BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: Governor Gilgit – Baltistan Birjees Tahir says 18th amendment isn't applicable in Gilgit - Baltistan nor has ever been...
04/03/2015, 12:21 OUTPOST
jailbreak-aftermath-cm-cs-visit-gilgit-jail BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: While the escapees remain at large, the government has geared up efforts to haunt them. Interim chief minister Gilgit –...
01/03/2015, 11:58 OUTPOST
escaped-militants-break-siege-elude-arrest BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: The overnight siege laid by forces in Minawar area of Gilgit failed to capture the two militants escaped from Gilgit Jail...
27/02/2015, 13:07 OUTPOST
g-b-jailbreak-prisoner-involved-in-nanga-parbat-attack-killed BY SHABBIR MIR GILGIT: At least one of the two prisoners involved in the Nanga Parbat attack that killed 10 foreign tourists was shot dead, while the...
27/02/2015, 08:14 OUTPOST
breaking-prisoners-involved-in-nanga-parbat-massacre-escape-from-gilgit-jail OUTPOST MONITORING GILGIT: A prisoner was killed and another injured in an attempt to escape from Gilgit’s District Jail here on Friday.  Police...
24/02/2015, 23:03 OUTPOST
moin-khan-called-back-from-australia-pcb-chairman OUTPOST REPORT BRISBANE: Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Shahryar Khan announced on Tuesday chief selector Moin Khan had been called back from...
23/02/2015, 22:47 OUTPOST
high-altitude-police-unit-to-guard-foreign-climbers BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: Gilgit – Baltistan [G-B] police has setup a ‘high altitude police unit’ to guard foreign climbers at the base camps of...
22/02/2015, 23:30 OUTPOST
wearing-a-gilgit-baltistan-cap-imran-warns-pml-n-against-poll-rigging  BY OUR CORRESPONDENT ISLAMABAD: PML-N government yet again came under criticism on Sunday as Imran Khan, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman,...
17/02/2015, 00:27 OUTPOST
birjees-appointment-ppp-moves-adjournment-motion-in-senate BY OUR CORRESPONDENT  ISLAMABAD: The appoint of Birjees Tahir as governor Gilgit – Baltistan has echoed in the senate. Pakistan Peoples Party has...
14/02/2015, 23:16 OUTPOST
notification-issued-birjis-tahir-new-governor-gilgit-baltistan BY OUR CORRESPONDENT ISLAMABAD: The federal government on Saturday issued notification giving additional charge to federal minister for G-B and...
12/02/2015, 23:23 OUTPOST
ammendment-in-governance-order-minister-kana-to-be-gilgit-baltistan-governor BY OUR CORRESPONDENT ISLAMABAD: Gilgit – Baltistan’s [G-B] Empowerment and Self Governance Order 2009 has been amended giving additional charge to...
10/02/2015, 10:44 OUTPOST
g-b-s-seminaries-to-come-under-close-scrutiny GILGIT: As part of the implementation of the National Action Plan (NAP), the government of Gilgit-Baltistan (G-B) has decided to scrutinise both...
06/02/2015, 21:36 OUTPOST
pml-n-gilgit-baltistan-pm-nawaz-appoints-hafeez-president-taban-gen-secy BY OUR CORRESPONDENT ISLAMABAD: Hafeez-ur-Rehman was made regional president of Gilgit – Baltistan as Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif -- who is...
05/02/2015, 15:39 OUTPOST
breaking-imran-khan-s-statement-pack-of-lies-says-caretaker-cm-gilgit-baltistan GILGIT: Imran Khan’s statement is a ‘pack of lies’ aims at misleading the public, read a press release issued by chief minister secretariat on...
04/02/2015, 23:19 OUTPOST
pti-to-challenge-appointment-of-caretaker-cm-gilgit-baltistan-in-sc BY OUR CORRESPONDENT ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan on Wednesday announced the appointment of caretaker Chief Minister...
04/02/2015, 23:07 OUTPOST
change-comes-to-gilgit-baltistan-as-mirza-amina-join-pti BY OUR CORRESPONDENT ISLAMABAD: The much talked about “change” made to Gilgit – Baltistan finally on Wednesday after Mirza Hussain and Amna Ansari...
02/02/2015, 11:56 OUTPOST
lawyers-demand-abolition-of-ministry-of-kashmir-and-g-b GILGIT: Lawyers in Gilgit-Baltistan (G-B) and Azad Jammu Kashmir (AJK) have demanded the abolition of the Ministry of Kashmir Affairs and G-B as it...
31/01/2015, 10:46 OUTPOST
govt-not-to-set-up-military-courts-in-ajk-g-b BY BAQIR SAJJAD SYED ISLAMABAD: The government has quietly reversed its decision of setting up military courts in Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) and...
29/01/2015, 02:44 OUTPOST
gilgit-baltistan-elections-to-be-held-in-may BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: Elections for the legislative assembly of Gilgit – Baltistan [G-B] will be held in May, a senior government official said...
27/01/2015, 22:28 OUTPOST
as-another-g-b-council-meeting-postpones-members-tie-participation-with-approval-of-demands BY OUR CORRESPONDENT ISLAMABAD: As meeting of Gilgit – Baltistan [G-B] Council under the chair of prime minister was yet again put off on Tuesday,...
26/01/2015, 16:45 OUTPOST
logging-g-b-stripped-of-more-than-50-forest-cover BY SHAHZAD ANWAR ISLAMABAD: Although national and international efforts are under way to curb illegal logging, local markets are flooded with timber...
24/01/2015, 23:48 OUTPOST
12-member-caretaker-cabinet-of-gilgit-baltistan-takes-oath-as-hunza-decries BY OUR CORRESPONDENT ISLAMABAD: While protestors from Hunza on Saturday decried expulsion of the valley from the interim setup, the 12-member...
23/01/2015, 22:56 OUTPOST
appointment-zafar-iqbal-awan-new-igp-gilgit-baltistan BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: Captain [Retired] Zafar Iqbal Awan has assumed charge in Gilgit – Baltistan [G-B] as Inspector General Police, replacing...
21/01/2015, 23:56 OUTPOST
more-surprises-interim-cabinet-swells-to-12BY OUR CORRESPONDENT ISLAMABAD:  New inductions in the caretaker setup kept the 'suspension' alive in the Gilgit – Baltistan [G-B]. Following the...
20/01/2015, 20:34 OUTPOST
chilas-protests-erupt-against-induction-of-basharat-ullah                                          ...
20/01/2015, 17:31 OUTPOST
anf-recovers-drugs-worth-rs-96-19m-in-9-operations ISLAMABAD: The Anti-Narcotic Force (ANF) recovered 10.6 kg heroin, 2 kg morphine, 10 kg charas and 1.2 kg opium in 9 operations carried out across the...
17/01/2015, 21:24 OUTPOST
pm-suspends-four-officials-for-petrol-crisis BY OUR CORRESPONDENT ISLAMABAD: Upon arrival from Saudi Arabia on Saturday, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif suspended four officials over petrol crisis...
16/01/2015, 23:39 OUTPOST
appointment-of-interim-cabinet-strains-ties-between-g-b-centre  BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: The latest appointments of cabinet members in the interim government of Gilgit – Baltistan [G-B] have strained the...
15/01/2015, 11:51 OUTPOST
military-courts-good-but-mechanism-not-ad-shehbaz BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT : Lawyers on Wednesday hailed the decision of extending army courts in Gilgit - Baltistan [G-B] but said the proposed...
14/01/2015, 19:50 OUTPOST
reham-says-she-is-victims-of-domestic-violance ISLAMABAD: Imran Khan’s new wife, Reham Khan, has alleged she has been a victim of domestic violence while married to 54-year-old Dr Ijaz Rehman with...
13/01/2015, 02:08 OUTPOST
dudoshal-search-operation-expedited-after-attack-on-police                              An injured police being treated in Chilas...
10/01/2015, 18:19 OUTPOST
khalti-lake-flirting-with-danger-on-ice                                          ...
09/01/2015, 00:28 OUTPOST
when-custodians-become-violators OUTPOST REPORT GILGIT: As water in the Gilgit River receded this month due to freezing cold, the vacant place turned into a garbage site. This happened...
07/01/2015, 15:33 OUTPOST
oil-production-crossed-100-000-barrel-per-day-abbasi ISLAMABAD [PR]:  Federal Minister for Petroleum & Natural Resources, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has said that Oil production in the country has...
05/01/2015, 23:56 OUTPOST
four-civillians-killed-as-indian-aggression-shows-no-sign-of-abating ISLAMABAD: Heavy Indian shelling along the working boundary in Sialkot on Monday evening left at least four Pakistanis, inlcuding a woman, dead. As many...
03/01/2015, 19:38 OUTPOST
g-b-governor-wasn-t-target-of-the-defused-bomb-dc-ghizer BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT:  Authorities on Saturday ruled out Governor Gilgit - Baltistan [G-B] was target of a roadside bomb that was defused...
02/01/2015, 19:37 OUTPOST
all-party-conference-nap-discussed-sans-gilgit-baltistan-representation BY OUR CORRESPONDENT ISLAMABAD:  As Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday chaired a multi-party Conference (MPC) at the Prime Minister's House in...
02/01/2015, 00:41 OUTPOST
gilgit-man-who-killed-his-accomplice-arrested BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: Gilgit police on Thursday arrested a man who allegedly murdered his colleague at a service station. The arrest of Sajid...
01/01/2015, 23:29 OUTPOST
govt-should-avoid-amending-constitution-to-set-up-military-courts-shah  BY IRFAN HAIDER ISLAMABAD: Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly Syed Khursheed Shah on Thursday warned the government to avoid any...
31/12/2014, 00:41 OUTPOST
ppp-sidelines-bilawal-s-close-aides  ISLAMABAD: Pakistan People's Party (PPP) has banned the entry of close aides of Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari in party meetings, Bilawal House,...
28/12/2014, 18:36 OUTPOST
atcs-too-busy-trying-terrorists-like-imran-khan-tahirul-qadri BY MALIK ASAD ISLAMABAD: At least 10 cases pending with the anti-terrorism courts (ATCs) of the twin cities are against ‘terrorists’ such as PTI chief...
26/12/2014, 19:10 OUTPOST
deviating-norms-gilgit-govt-braces-for-non-political-cabinet  BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT:  While the idea of a non-political government in the country met fierce opposition recently, it is all set to...
24/12/2014, 15:23 OUTPOST
kashmir-action-committee-opposes-call-for-g-b-province-status BY OUR CORRESPONDENT LAHORE - The working committee of the Kashmir Action Committee says the UN secretary general’s mediation offer for an amicable...
23/12/2014, 11:12 OUTPOST
avoid-blocking-kkh-without-solid-reasons-kohistan-elders-ask-villagers  BY OUR CORRESPONDENT KOHISTAN: Elders of Kohistan on Monday barred villagers across the district from blocking Karakoram Highway (KKH) without...
21/12/2014, 18:46 OUTPOST
sympathisers-supporters-of-terrorists-live-among-us-nisar ISLAMABAD: Federal Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan on Sunday said the terror threat in Pakistan required great vigilance on the part of each...
17/12/2014, 19:32 OUTPOST
rare-show-imran-sits-next-to-pm-in-meeting PESHAWAR: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan on Wednesday said that it is a welcoming sign that the whole national leadership has come...
17/12/2014, 16:54 OUTPOST
g-b-mourns-after-taliban-peshawar-school-massacre Photo by Abdul Hussain Nagri BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: Gilgit – Baltistan [G-B] government on Wednesday announced three days mourning to express...
16/12/2014, 18:52 OUTPOST
scores-killed-in-school-massacre-at-peshawar BY AZIZULLAH KHAN PESHAWAR: At least 126 people, mostly children, have been killed in a Taliban assault on an army-run school in the Pakistani city of...
16/12/2014, 17:36 OUTPOST
cec-gilgit-baltistan-not-appointed-on-pml-n-recommendations-alone-says-hafeez BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: Pakistan Muslim League – Nawaz [PML-N] has dissociated itself from Gilgit – Baltistan chief election commissioner’s...
13/12/2014, 14:54 OUTPOST
pti-to-challenge-gilgit-baltistan-cec-appointment BY OUR CORRESPONDENT ISLAMABAD: PTI leader Ghulam Sarwar said on Saturday that Justice Retired Tahir Ali Shah is closely associated with the Pakistan...
12/12/2014, 12:22 OUTPOST
gilgit-sher-jehan-mir-takes-oath-as-first-interim-cm BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: Sher Jehan Mir became the first interim chief minister of Gilgit – Baltistan [G-B] on Friday as he was sworn in. Governor...
11/12/2014, 22:47 OUTPOST
we-faced-media-trial-throughout-complains-shah BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: We faced media trial throughout, complained Mehdi Shah as he delivered his farewell speech in Press Club on...
11/12/2014, 15:00 OUTPOST
rehmat-aziz-chitrali-receiving-gold-medal-from-journalist-foundation BY OUR CORRESPONDENT ISLAMABAD:  Rahmat Aziz Khan Chitrali has been awarded Gold Medal and Pride of the Nation Award 2014 by Journalist Foundation...
11/12/2014, 09:46 OUTPOST
sc-suspends-atc-gilgit-judgment BY SOHAIL KHAN ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court (SC) on Wednesday directed all the authorities concerned not to implement the sentence awarded by a...
10/12/2014, 18:11 OUTPOST
ex-law-minister-speaks-out-his-heart-but-at-11th-hour BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: Ali Madad Sher, who was law minister in the outgoing Gilgit – Baltistan [G-B] government, has threatened federal...
09/12/2014, 22:15 OUTPOST
sher-jehan-mir-caretaker-cm-akbar-taban-new-governor BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: Renowned banker, Sher Jehan Mir, has been appointed caretaker chief minister of Gilgit – Baltistan [G-B], official sources...
07/12/2014, 22:30 OUTPOST
underhand-deal-will-cm-find-a-suitable-cm BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: An underhand deal has reportedly been struck by the chief minister Gilgit - Baltistan [G-B] Mehdi Shah with the leader of...
06/12/2014, 21:15 OUTPOST
bilawal-to-stay-away-from-politics-zardari LAHORE - The PPP’s de facto Chairman Asif Ali Zardari on Thursday announced in a party meeting at Bilawal House that Bilawal Bhutto would not be allowed...
05/12/2014, 17:39 OUTPOST
mou-signed-kiu-prcs-to-raise-100-000-volunteers-by-2016 BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: An agreement was signed between Pakistan Red Crescent Society [PRCS] and Karakoram International University [KIU] on...
04/12/2014, 08:30 OUTPOST
constitutional-status-pervaiz-rasheed-s-remarks-cause-outcry-in-g-b BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: Political awareness for ‘constitutional identity’ has reached new heights this week in Gilgit – Baltistan [G-B]. This...
03/12/2014, 19:40 OUTPOST
lawyers-demand-constitution-for-gilgit-baltistan BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: Senior lawyer Shehbaz Khan has said that if a governing system guaranteed under a “constitution” is introduced for Gilgit...
02/12/2014, 18:03 OUTPOST
court-asks-geo-tv-to-stop-media-trial-of-gilgit-courts BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: A court in Gilgit on Monday asked Geo TV management to stop media trial of Gilgit – Baltistan [G-B] courts. The...
01/12/2014, 07:52 OUTPOST
petrol-price-tumbles-by-rs9-66-a-litre BY OUR CORRESPONDENT ISLAMABAD: Following the cuts, the price of High Speed Diesel (HSD), which is widely used in heavy vehicles, has been slashed by...
30/11/2014, 18:56 OUTPOST
constitutional-limbo-set-to-engulf-gilgit-after-dec-10 BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: Though hardly 10 days remain before Gilgit – Baltistan [G-B] government steps down after completing its term, no...
28/11/2014, 21:44 OUTPOST
more-relief-on-cards-fuel-prices-may-go-down-by-rs10  BY OUR CORRESPONDENT ISLAMABAD: Yet another relief for the masses is on the way in the shape of reduced fuel prices. The new price of High...
27/11/2014, 20:52 OUTPOST
strengthening-partnership-on-pakistan-icimod-day BY OUR CORRESPONDENT ISLAMABAD: International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) and the Ministry of National Food Security and...
26/11/2014, 17:52 OUTPOST
gilgit-skardu-road-committee-recommends-drastic-steps-before-snowfall-season BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: A committee, mandated to recommend measures for Gilgit – Skardu road improvement, has suggested drastic measures ahead of...
24/11/2014, 22:43 OUTPOST
first-suspected-ebola-case-emerges-in-pakistan BY SHAMSUL ISLAM FAISALABAD: A man in Chiniot was rushed to a local hospital in critical condition and has been kept under isolation, with doctors...
24/11/2014, 08:49 OUTPOST
as-election-draws-close-voice-for-rights-escalates BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: As elections draw to a close in Gilgit – Baltistan [G-B], demands for constitutional rights for the region have...
22/11/2014, 20:52 OUTPOST
wait-till-2018-for-elections-nawaz BY ABDUL MANAN ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Saturday said 2018 would be the year for Pakistanis to judge and decide which political party...
21/11/2014, 22:31 OUTPOST
constitutional-rights-g-b-lawyers-call-army-to-step-in OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: Lawyers in Gilgit – Baltistan [G-B] on Friday called Pakistan army to step in to ensure constitutional rights for the people...
20/11/2014, 17:58 OUTPOST
trophy-hunting-markhore-tops-the-list-as-quota-auctioned BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: Markhore attracted the highest bid as Gilgit – Baltistan [G-B] government on Thursday auctioned quota for trophy hunting...
19/11/2014, 19:13 OUTPOST
sindh-assembly-passes-resolution-against-imran-khan-over-remarks-against-sindhis BY HAFEEZ TUNIO KARACHI: The Sindh Assembly on Wednesday unanimously passed a resolution against Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan for...
18/11/2014, 18:02 OUTPOST
pakistani-traders-treated-unfairly-at-chinese-emigration BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: A trader heading chambers of commerce in Gilgit – Baltistan on Tuesday complained Chinese authorities at emigration and...
15/11/2014, 22:54 OUTPOST
sbp-lowers-interest-rate-to-9-5 BY KAZIM ALAM KARACHI: In line with the analysts’ expectations, the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) brought down the policy rate by 0.5% to 9.5% on...
13/11/2014, 23:01 OUTPOST
chitrali-youth-develops-multilingual-software BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: A youth from Chitral has developed a software that allows typing in 40 languages being spoken in the country. The man...
11/11/2014, 18:54 OUTPOST
tale-of-horror-how-an-8-years-old-boy-tortured-killed-in-gilgit The cave where the boy was killed and dumped BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: An eight year old boy, murdered by his friends on Sunday in cold blood, had...
10/11/2014, 21:45 OUTPOST
pakistani-schools-federation-observes-anti-malala-day ISLAMABAD: An association of Pakistani schools held an “I am not Malala” day on Monday, condemning young Nobel peace laureate Malala Yousafzai for what...
01/11/2014, 21:52 OUTPOST
mobile-phone-services-to-remain-suspended-on-8-9-10-muharram KARACHI: The interior ministry on Saturday decided to suspend mobile phone services in all major cities on the 8th, 9th and 10th of Muharram, Express...
31/10/2014, 19:08 OUTPOST
main-news-petrol-prices-reduced-by-rs9-43 OUTPOST MONITORING ISLAMABAD: Relief for masses finally came on Friday as petrol prices were slashed considerably in Pakistan. It has been reduced by...
30/10/2014, 15:56 OUTPOST
breaking-governor-signs-local-govt-bill-2014 BY OUR CORRESPONDENT  GILGIT: The Gilgit – Baltistan local government bill 2014 attained status of law on Thursday after G-B governor signed...
29/10/2014, 22:22 OUTPOST
nab-files-reference-against-former-pm-raja-pervez-ashraf ISLAMABAD: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Tuesday filed a reference against former prime minister Raja Pervez Ashraf for appointing his...
22/10/2014, 18:43 OUTPOST
president-s-gilgit-visit-representation-in-mainstream-politics-assured BY OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: President Mamnoon Hussain on Wednesday assured the people of Gilgit – Baltistan they would be brought into the mainstream...
21/10/2014, 21:27 OUTPOST
pti-pta-dharnas-behind-price-hike-president-mamnoon  OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: President Mamnoon Hussain, who arrived Gilgit on a two day visit on Tuesday, said the protest rallies in Islamabad...
20/10/2014, 20:03 OUTPOST
sindh-assembly-approves-local-government-amendment-bill KARACHI: The Sindh Assembly on Monday approved the Sindh Local Government (Amendment) Bill, 2014 giving the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) the...
20/10/2014, 19:58 OUTPOST
bilawal-remarks-mqm-walkout-from-sindh-assembly KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) lawmakers staged a walkout from the ongoing Sindh Assembly session on Monday in protest of the Pakistan Peoples...
16/10/2014, 07:25 OUTPOST
govt-apathy-fate-of-local-govt-act-2014-hangs-in-balance OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: As Gilgit - Baltistan [G-B] government draws closer to its end, the fate of local government bill 2014 passed two months ago...
12/10/2014, 19:51 OUTPOST
gilgit-ppp-pushes-workers-to-attend-bilawal-s-karachi-rally OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: The regional leadership of Pakistan Peoples Party [PPP] in Gilgit – Baltistan [G-B] is pushing its workers to attend the...
09/10/2014, 09:22 OUTPOST
diamer-bhasha-smartest-choice-us  ANWAR IQBAL WASHINGTON: US officials and investors pledged support for the 4,500MW Diamer-Bhasha dam on Wed­nesday, calling it Pakistan’s...
06/10/2014, 23:22 OUTPOST
bilawal-takes-on-altaf-bhai-on-namaloom-afraad    OUTPOST REPORT KARACHI: Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Monday took on Altaf Hussain of MQM and talked publicly of "Namaloom...
04/10/2014, 16:03 OUTPOST
aggressive-opposition-where-is-pti-in-gilgit-baltistan OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT:  While Pakistan Tehrik Insaf’s [PTI] ‘aggressive opposition’ has stirred Pakistani politics, it is altogether opposite...
03/10/2014, 23:52 OUTPOST
diamer-bhasha-dam-ecnec-rejects-rs101b-for-land-acquisition  BY SHAHBAZ RANA ISLAMABAD: The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) – the country’s highest project approval authority...
03/10/2014, 20:08 OUTPOST
gilgit-van-blast-not-act-of-terrorism-say-ssp-dc Photo of the dynamites recovered from the van after blast. Photo by Hussain Nagri OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: The blast, which left three dead and...
02/10/2014, 19:18 OUTPOST
terrorism-3-killed-9-injured-as-explosive-goes-off-in-a-van Photo: Internet file photo OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT:  At least three people were killed and nine others injured on Thursday as explosive went off...
01/10/2014, 20:36 OUTPOST
threat-alert-terrorist-may-attack-passengers-on-kkh-before-eid  OUR CORRESPONDENT GILGIT: Terrorists have planned attacks on passengers and government officials on Karakoram Highway [KKH] and in Gilgit -...
01/10/2014, 07:53 OUTPOST
good-news-oil-prices-across-pakistan-reduced OUR CORRESPONDENT ISLAMABAD:  The first day of October has brought a good news for the masses as government on Tuesday slashed oil prices by 2.8...
30/09/2014, 17:48 OUTPOST
lahore-youth-perspective-on-electoral-reforms  OUR CORRESPONDENT LAHORE: A conference upon youth perspective on electoral reforms was held in pearl continental hotel in collaboration with...
30/09/2014, 17:18 OUTPOST
karachi-man-filmed-rehman-malik-flight-expulsion-sackedfrom-job BY MONITORING DESK KARACHI: The person filmed the video of angry airline passengers forcing two lawmakers off a Pakistan International Airlines flight,...
28/09/2014, 22:57 OUTPOST
lahore-rally-steel-nerved-khan-knocks-out-critics-as-mob-responds BY OUR CORRESPONDENT LAHORE: Excitement reached new heights as PTI Chief Imran Khan on Sunday night waved to over 100,000 charged supporters at...
25/09/2014, 17:04 OUTPOST
raheel-sharif-visits-gilgit  RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif visited Gilgit and attended the annual commanding officers conference held at the...
23/09/2014, 08:34 OUTPOST
rizwan-akhtar-named-new-isi-chief RAWALPINDI: The army on Monday promoted former DG Rangers Sindh, Rizwan Akhtar to Lieutenant General and named him the new Director General of the Inter...
15/09/2014, 07:59 OUTPOST
at-least-18-die-as-boat-carrying-wedding-party-sinks-near-multan-by-ap-dawn-com  ISLAMABAD: Severe flooding sank a boat carrying a wedding party near Multan in Punjab province on Sunday, killing the bridegroom and 17 others,...
15/09/2014, 01:04 OUTPOST
hashmi-says-oppressors-left-no-option-for-imran-s-return  MULTAN: President Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Javed Hashmi Sunday said if a martial law is imposed it will trigger a big rebellion and the...
12/09/2014, 19:28 OUTPOST
exhausted-and-frustrated-pakistani-protesters-want-to-go-home ISLAMABAD: Arshad Shah, a Pakistani protester, feels trapped: worn out after weeks of street demonstrations against the government, he wants to go home...
12/09/2014, 12:30 OUTPOST
floods-2014-over-100-villages-submerged-in-multan LAHORE / FAISALABAD / BAHAWALPUR / MULTAN: Up to 125 villages in the Multan district were inundated on Thursday as ferocious floodwaters let loose by...
11/09/2014, 19:00 OUTPOST
punjab-govt-to-release-rs100-million-as-flood-rages-on LAHORE: As widespread flooding ravages large parts of Punjab, Chief Minister Punjab Shahbaz Sharif announced on Thursday an aid package of Rs100 million...
31/08/2014, 08:43 OUTPOST
hashmi-leaves-sit-in-to-protest-pti-s-joining-forces-with-pat ISLAMABAD: Minutes before PTI Chairman Imran Khan’s announcement to move the sit-in from D-Chowk to the Prime Minister’s House, an unhappy Javed Hashmi...
30/08/2014, 09:11 OUTPOST
model-town-incident-police-present-challan-in-atc Outpost Monitor Police presented a 50-page challan in an anti-terrorism court (ATC) in Lahore on Saturday in which they stated that Gullu Butt was...