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GILGIT BALTISTAN NEWS

Pakistan: Ruling PTI wins most seats in Gilgit-Baltistan assembly election

November 16, 2020 2:07 pm

Unofficial results compiled by the various media outlets showed that PTI won at least 8 to 9 seats, but it was still well short of majority to form the government.

Pakistan move on Gilgit-Baltistan bid to camouflage its illegal occupation: MEA

November 02, 2020 1:20 am

The MEA reaction comes after Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday announced the granting of "provisional provincial status" to Gilgit-Baltistan.

Pak announces Nov 15 as poll date for Gilgit-Baltistan assembly; India objects

September 24, 2020 11:34 pm

India has told Pakistan that the entire union territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh, including the areas of Gilgit and Baltistan, are an integral part of the country by virtue of its fully legal and irrevocable accession.

IMD forecast lists PoK, Gilgit-Baltistan

May 09, 2020 4:57 pm

The change in name started to get reflected from Tuesday in the daily forecast for northwest India, issued by IMD from New Delhi.

Explained: PoK and Gilgit Baltistan, parts of J&K under Pak occupation

September 19, 2019 4:30 pm

Pakistan Occupied Kashmir is an area of 13,297 sq km, which was under the control of the Pakistani forces when the ceasefire line came into effect on January 1, 1949.

Pakistan Supreme Court reserves verdict on constitutional status of GB

January 08, 2019 5:13 pm

India has termed as "entirely unacceptable" any possible attempt by Pakistan to declare the Gilgit-Baltistan region as the fifth province. India has also protested to China over the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor which goes through Gilgit-Baltistan region.

Hurriyat chairman Geelani slams Pakistan plan to make Gilgit fifth province

January 14, 2016 2:08 am

Calling Gilgit-Baltistan an integral part of J&K, he termed the plan a “violation of the UN resolutions” on Kashmir. He also called it a “betrayal” of Kashmir by Pakistan.

GILGIT BALTISTAN VIDEOS

Gilgit Baltistan Faces Ecological Imbalances

January 26, 2016 12:05 pm

Gilgit Baltistan, January 26, 2016: Deforestation in Gilgit Baltistan is causing environmental changes that are threatening the lives and property of people in the region. Glaciers in the region are melting rapidly due to the depletion of forests and the collapse of the ecosystem. As a result, the threat of flood looms large in the region. Deforestation in Gilgit Baltistan is causing environmental changes that are threatening the lives and property of people in the region. Glaciers in the region are melting rapidly due to the depletion of forests and the collapse of the ecosystem. As a result, the threat of flood looms large in the region. The timber mafia, which is very active in the region, is making the situation worse. Today, people of Gilgit Baltistan are in a no win situation. Due to scarcity of economical and affordable fuel in the region, they are forced to survive on the timber available here, to warm up their homes during the harsh winters. With no proper policy in place to curb deforestation and with successive governments paying little attention to the pressing problems, the locals have to face the hazardous consequences. This in turn is causing environmental changes that are threatening the lives and properties of the locals.According to a survey, Gilgit Baltistan, has over 5,218 glaciers. There are almost 1,500 glaciers with sparkling drinking water. About 2,420 glaciers have lakes, but 52 of them have been declared dangerous, and can burst any time. A host of reasons is responsible for the worsening situation.