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Sheikh Hasina wants the authority of international organizations to meet the demand for vaccines

Lockdown extended for another week, notification issued

CID finds Mamunul's involvement in Narayanganj incident

Bhomra Port: Authorities concerned about meeting revenue target

Covid-19 kills 91 more in a day

Activists feel Pakistan govt denying basic human rights to people of PoK, Gilgit-Baltistan

New Delhi, February 4: Human rights activists have claimed that people of Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) and Gilgit-Baltistan (G-B) are living like slaves and are even denied all forms of human rights.

Pakistan on the way to change the state design of Gilgit-Baltistan

Islamabad, January 28: Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan continues to follow Chinese President Xi Jinping's expansionist policies in the Gilgit-Baltistan region, depriving people of their civil rights in 2021. He is militarizing the region through the back door by practically cheating with the people. As a result, Chinese influence is growing rapidly throughout Pakistan.

Upcoming scheduled polls in Gilgit-Baltistan is illegal: Amjad Ayub Mirza

Glasgow:  Human rights activist Amjad Ayub Mirza has said the upcoming scheduled election in Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) region is 'illegal'.

Pakistan govt announces granting Gilgit-Baltistan provisional provincial status, India rejects move  

Islamabad: Pakistan PM Imran Khan on Sunday announced granting the provisional-provincial status to Gilgit-Baltistan region.

COVID-19 lockdown badly hits small businessmen in Gilgit Baltistan

Islamabad: The COVID-19 lockdown in Pakistan has badly hit businessmen in Ghizer district of Pakistan-occupied Gilgit Baltistan.

Indian experts discuss ways country can explore non-military strategic methods to wrest back PoK, Gilgit

New Delhi: A former Indian Army General and academicians in a webinar recently weighed the options of India to work on non-military strategic methods to wrest back Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) and Gilgit Baltistan (GB).

Human Rights activist calls Pakistan's move to hold elections in Gilgit-Baltistan as 'illegal'

Quetta: A political and human right activist from Gilgit-Baltistan and Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK) has described Pakistan's s move of holding election in the region as 'illegal'.

Political activists criticise Pakistan SC's decision to hold polls in Gilgit-Baltistan

Quetta: Several political activists have protested the decision announced by the Pakistan Supreme Court to hold elections in Gilgit-Baltistan and form an interim government in the region.

Pakistan: Gilgit-Baltistan businessmen 'suffer' due to govt's incompetence in handling COVID-19 lockdown

Islamabad: Small businessmen in Pakistan's Gilgit-Baltistan region have alleged that they are suffering due to discriminatory and unprofessional conduct of the authorities at this time when the country is witnessing COVID-19 outbreak.

India lodges 'protest' with Islamabad over Pakistan top court's order on Gilgit-Baltistan

New Delhi: India on Monday protested Pakistan's efforts to bring material change in Pakistan occupied territories and even asked Islamabad to 'vacate' the regions.

People in Gilgit-Baltistan should get equal rights like Pakistanis: Chief Justice

Islamabad: Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Justice Gulzar Ahmed has said the citizens of Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) should get equal rights like the people of Pakistan.

COVID-19: Malpractice in distribution of relief reported from Gilgit-Baltistan

Islamabad: Political parties in Gilgit-Baltistan region are blaming each other for alleged malpractices in the region over distribution of relief material to the poor and people staying in quarantine in the current COVID-19 outbreak scenario.

One Belt, One Road, One Virus: Gilgit and PoK leaders seek immediate end to project

Political leaders from Gilgit Baltistan in Pakistan have called for an immediate end to China's One Belt One Road (OBOR) initiative as they feel that it is a roadway which might destroy Gilgit and many other corners of the globe through the spread of coronavirus.

After developments in J&K, Gilgit Baltistan Awareness Forum to hold conference to discuss 'constitutional status' of region

Weeks after the Indian government scrapped the Article 370 which gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir, activists from Gilgit-Baltistan, which is part of Pakistan Occupied Kashmir and an integral part of the princely state of Jammu and Kashmir that legally acceded to India in 1947 and has remained undefined in Pakistan's Constitution, have called for a national conference to discuss for the region's national identity.