PM announces construction of Skardu-Gilgit road

0
GILGIT: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Tuesday announced initiation of expansion and construction of a high quality road from Skardu to Gilgit, at a cost...

Mir Ghazanfar Ali sworn in as Governor Gilgit-Baltistan

0
GILGIT: Mir Ghazanfar Ali Khan took oath as Governor Gilgit-Baltistan in Gilgit today (Tuesday).  Chief Judge Supreme Appellate Court Dr. Rana Mohammad Shamim administered...

Earthquake cracks glaciers in Hunza valley: officials

0
HUNZA: A powerful earthquake that struck Pakistan and Afghanistan on Monday has not only led to the destruction of built structures or landslides but...

Italy to provide €25mln for agri development in GB

0
GILGIT: A delegation led by Director Development Cooperation, Embassy of Italy Dr. Domenico Bruzzone called on Chief Secretary Gilgit-Baltistan Tahir Hussain in Gilgit. He...

Ahsan stresses coordination of federal, provincial govts to achieve development goals

0
ISLAMABAD: Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal has emphasized for close coordination between federal and provincial governments for country's development and prosperity. Speaking...

Gilgit ATC sentences Altaf to 81 years in prison

0
GILGIT:  An Anti-Terrorism Court in Gilgit today handed over 81 years in prison to Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain   ATC Judge...

PM to inaugurate Pak-China Friendship Tunnels on Monday

0
ATTABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Monday will inaugurate newly constructed 24-kilometer portion of Karakorum Highway built by China, five years after a massive...

Militants attack police checkpoint; take away weapons

0
GILGIT: Suspected militants in army uniform stormed a police checkpoint near the border of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Gilgit-Baltistan late on Friday night, tied policemen...

ATC declares MQM Chief Altaf Hussain an absconder

0
GILGIT: The Special Court of Anti Terrorism of Gilgit, has given  MQM Leader Altaf Hussain an absconder. However, by declaring MQM leader Altaf Hussain...

PM Nawaz announces Rs 500 mln for relief activities in GB

0
SKURDU: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said the government is committed for speedy uplift of all underdeveloped areas of the country particularly Gilgit-Baltistan. He...

Afghanistan

Eight dead, 31 injured as barrage of rocket fire hits Afghanistan capital Kabul

Eight dead, 31 injured as barrage of rocket fire hits Afghanistan capital Kabul

0
At least eight people were killed and 31 wounded Saturday when a barrage of rockets struck densely populated parts of Kabul, officials said, marking...

Thousands of Afghan refugee families benefit from emergency cash assistance

0
PESHAWAR: The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) has provided emergency cash assistance to over 50,000 vulnerable Afghan refugee families impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic in...

Terrorists storm Kabul University, Killing at Least 25

0
At least 25 people were killed and 22 other wounded when gunmen stormed Kabul University in a 6-hours-long assault that witnessed students left in...

India using Afghan land to destabilize Pakistan: says PM Imran Khan

0
India is using Afghanistan’s land to spread chaos in Pakistan, warned Prime Minister Imran Khan while addressing the Pak-Afghan Trade and Investment Forum on...