Monday, 24 January 2022

Tag Archives: Gilgit-Baltistan

Pakistan unveils new map, claims all of Kashmir

ISLAMABAD/NEW DELHI: The government of Pakistan has exercised its executive authority by formally laying claim to the disputed Himalayan territory of Jammu and Kashmir in a new political map, experts said on Wednesday, adding that the move was in line with the country’s decades-old position on Kashmir since it had ...

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Pakistan signs nearly $500 million in China deals at Silk Road summit

China to invest $50b in five biggest dams in Indus River cascade BEIJING: In a major leapfrog in cementing the Belt and Road initiative, China and Pakistan Saturday signed a historic memorandum of understanding (MoU) to fund and develop Islamabad’s five big water reservoirs with an estimated cost of US$ ...

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‘Meteor’ causes panic in Pakistan’s mountainous north

A suspected meteor lit up the skies above Pakistan’s mountainous north late Wednesday, officials said, with panicked residents reporting a mysterious light whizzing past and the sound of multiple, powerful blasts. The incident occurred around 9:00pm, when citizens in the city of Gilgit and the surrounding Ghizer and Diamer districts ...

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