Students of Karakoram International University (KIU) in Pakistan's Gilgit city recently demonstrated against the administration for an unprecedented fee hike.
The United Kashmir People’s National Party (UKPNP) has issued a memorandum where it has addressed concerns regarding the ongoing illegal land grabbing, construction on valuable tourist resorts, green belts, and the increasing rate of deforestation by Pakistan in areas of Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) and Gilgit Baltistan, media reports said.
Gilgit: Security has been heightened in Gilgit city of Pakistan after a spike in violence in the region in recent times.
Gilgit: At least two people died and 17 others were injured when two religious groups clashed in the Gilgit region of Pakistan-occupied Kashmir on Sunday, media reports said.
Gilgit, Pakistan/IBNS: People in Pakistan's Gilgit region blocked roads on Thursday to demonstrate against the supply of substandard wheat and reduction of subsidised wheat quota for Gilgit-Baltistan.
Gilgit: Specially-abled persons in Gilgit-Baltistan area of Pakistan are facing troubles in getting education and job quota due to bureaucratic hurdles, media reports said.
New Delhi/IBNS: India has opposed all-weather ally China and Pakistan's move of building a major hydropower plant in the Gilgit-Baltistan region.
Islamabad/IBNS: Experts are claiming that Pakistan's Gilgit Baltistan and Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) are fast emerging into COVID-19 hotbeds of the country and even the PM Imran Khan-led government is slowly turning blind eye to the suffering of the people in the region.
Islamabad/IBNS: Amidst coronavirus epidemic, Pakistan’s Gilgit-Baltistan region appears to have been forgotten by the country's government after a prominent lawyer of Astore, one of the ten districts of the belt, exposed how the PM Imran Khan-led regime had forgotten the area and have declined to provide even the basic minimum essentials to its people.
Gilgit/IBNS: Apart from alleged improper implementation of policies by the government at a time when the country is facing COVID-19 outbreak, reports are now emerging that Pakistani agencies are committing atrocities on the people of Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) and Gilgit-Baltistan.
Islamabad/IBNS: Doubting that it might be an attempt to establish absolute army rule, a human rights activist has alleged that the Pakistan Army is considering a massive deployment of troops in Gilgit Baltistan (GB) region.
Gilgit/IBNS: Journalists have protested against police action in Pakistan occupied Kashmir's Gilgit Baltistan region after cops allegedly tortured a scribe who was reporting from the ground amid the COVID-19 lockdown, media reports said.
Islamabad/IBNS: A Baloch leader has claimed that the Pakistani military is using the Coronavirus outbreak in the nation to expand its occupation and grip in Balochistan, media reports said.
Islamabad/IBNS: Pakistan seems to slip in its efforts to tackle the COVID 19 menace as the number of infected patients in the country has now touched 1257 and reports are even emerging that Pakistan Army has started to move coronavirus positive patients from Punjab province to Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK) and Gilgit Baltistan.
Islamabad/IBNS: Several key exiled leaders from Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK) and Gilgit Baltistan region have lauded Indian PM Narendra Modi's attempt to fight against COVID 19 outbreak.