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20 September 2017

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  • The Mehtars of Chitral were powerful rulers with a strong grip on state and society. The British colonial administration allowed them full authority in their internal affairs of the state and did not disturb their power on the domestic front.

    In 1947, when the British quit India, Chitral...

  • .. the majority of the Wakhi community of Pakistan lives in the Gojal tehsil of Hunza sub-division of Gilgit-Baltistan. According to some sources, earlier Wakhi migrants got settled in Chipurson Valley of Gojal boarding with Wakhan. It is also claimed that they were present in the upper Gojal...

  • Changes in the climate have had, or may have had, an influence on the magnitude and frequency of flooding in rivers in northern Pakistan. With respect to snow and glacier melt, the magnitude of temperature-changes during the spring and summer are insufficient to have caused a major change in the...

  • The Background paper Sectarian Conflict in Gilgit-Baltistan, authored by Mr. Muhammad Feyyaz is an attempt to apprise audiences regarding the contours of the sectarian conflict in the strategically important region of Gilgit-Baltistan. In this peer reviewed paper, the author has tried to...

  • The Tribes of Hindoo Koosh is a historic book written by Major J.Biddulph. It is an excellent resource to know about the people of Gilgit Baltistan.

  • This is a verdict given by the Supreme Court of Pakistan directing the Federation of Pakistan to accord the people of Pakistan their legal, constitutional and democratic rights. It is a detail judgement on a petition filed by Al-Jehad Trust and 9 other petitioners.

    "..It is, therefore...