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Pakistan: Students of Karakoram University in Gilgit protest against fee hike

Students of Karakoram International University (KIU) in Pakistan's Gilgit city recently demonstrated against the administration for an unprecedented fee hike.

Land grabbing by PoK, Gilgit-Baltistan: United Kashmir People’s National Party expresses concern

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.

Pakistan: Security heightened in Gilgit amid spike in violence

Gilgit: Security has been heightened in Gilgit city of Pakistan after a spike in violence in the region in recent times.

Pakistan: 2 die during Gilgit clash

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.

Pakistan: Participants protest, block road roads in Gilgit-Baltistan against ‘cut’ in subsidised wheat quota

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.

Specially-abled persons in Gilgit-Baltistan suffering due to bureaucratic hurdles

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.

India opposes China-Pakistan's move of building hydropower plant in Gilgit-Baltistan region

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.

Experts believe Gilgit-Baltistan, PoK are turning into COVID-19 epicentres, blame Imran Khan govt

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.

Pakistan lawyer highlights Imran Khan govt's lackluster attitude in dealing COVID-19 situation in Gilgit-Baltistan

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.

COVID-19: PoK, Gilgit-Baltistan families complain of police atrocities, lack of proper medical facilities

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.

Pakistan mulling army deployment in Gilgit Baltistan, says PoK activist Amjad Ayub Mirza

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.

COVID-19 outbreak: Journalists protest against police torture in Gilgit

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.

Baloch leader claims Pakistan Army using COVID 19 outbreak as a ground to expand occupation in Balochistan

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.

Pakistan: COVID 19 cases rises to 1257, Army allegedly move positive patients to PoK, Gilgit-Baltistan

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.

PoK, Gilgit Baltistan leaders appreciate PM Modi's move of fighting against COVID 19

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.