Nanga Parbat – Two climbers go missing

Two climbers Alberto Zerain Berasategi and Mariano Galacan belonging to Spain and Argentina respectively, attempting to scale Nanga Parbat have gone missing on June 18. They were a part of 14-member foreign expedition team with members belonging to multiple countries, including Italy, Korea, Spain and Argentina. The climbers left from…

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Shandur Polo Festival to Begin in Last Week of July

Annual Shandur Polo Festival will be organized jointly by Gilgit Baltistan and Chitral, KPK in last week of July 2017. This was stated by Minister Tourism Gilgit Baltistan Fida Khan talking to our Gilgit correspondent in Gilgit on Friday. Minister said a seven members GB committee has been constituted which…

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Numerous Gilgit-Baltistan Developments Announced

The Prime Minister of Pakistan has announced numerous development projects and plans for Gilgit-Baltistan on Tuesday, April 14, 2015. During a public meeting at Lalak Jan Stadium in Gilgit, the PM told the session that tourism would be promoted in Gilgit-Baltistan and mineral resources would be explored for the development…

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Nepali Women Set World Record on K2

Photo credits: http://www.thehimalayantimes.com/ According to Himalayan Women Welfare Society, three Nepali women mountaineers successfully summitted K2 (8,611m). This is the first successful expedition by a team of women on K2, setting a new world record on Saturday 27th of July 2014. Maya Sherpa, Pasang Lhamu Sherpa and Dawa Yangzum Sherpa…

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