Kashmir: G-B moves apex court against appointment of judges

ISLAMABAD: The Gilgit-Baltistan (G-B) government approached the Supreme Court on Tuesday against the recent appointment of three judges to the region’s chief court by the Pakistan government. It is learnt that G-B Chief Minister Khalid Khursheed Khan filed a constitutional petition under Article 184(3) of the Constitution. The petition contended that the appointments were made […]

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Kashmir: First of its kind; Special programme for G-B schoolchildren inaugurated

GILGIT: Gilgit-Baltistan (G-B) Chief Minister Khalid Khursheed on Saturday inaugurated a special programme for the teaching of Computer Science, STEM and entrepreneurship in government schools all across the region, an official statement said. This is the first of its kind programme in Pakistan where 100 expert technology fellows will be trained by private service provider […]

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China donates relief supplies to Gilgit-Baltistan for tackling flood

BEIJING: China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Regions government has donated a batch of relief supplies worth RMB one million to Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) for tackling the flood. The relief supplies include quilt with cotton wadding, cotton-padded clothes, tents and others. All the relief supplies were handed over to GB authorities at a ceremony held at the Khunjerab […]

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Kashmir: Inquiry into Neelum-Jhelum project’s ‘failure’ begins

MUZAFFARABAD: The Ministry of Water Resources in collaboration with the Water and Power Development Authority will conduct an inquiry into the “failure” of the 969 megawatts Neelum-Jhelum hydropower project and hire international experts for the investigation process. According to sources, the Ministry of Water Resources and Wapda have started the investigation process and the former […]

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