Wilma Rehkugler besucht zum 14. Mal „ihr Dorf“ im Shimshal -Tal im Norden Pakistans — Artikel Von Michael Tschek in Schwaebische de (In German)

Kinder beim Schulfest (Foto: pr) Von Michael Tschek SHIMSHAL Sicherlich war es für Wilma Rehkugler aus Oberteuringen zusammen mit ihrer Tochter Karin Axtmann und Reisepartner Josef Schmeh eine besondere Herausforderung, im Sommer dieses Jahres nach Shimsal – in eines der abgelegensten Dörfer Pakistans unweit der Grenzen zu China und Afghanistan – zu reisen. Denn: Kurz…

Interview: Filmmaker Focuses on Water and Warming in Northern Pakistan — Asia Society org article and Interview by Sonya Rehman

“This is just outside the Altit Fort in Karimabad.” (Niccolo Piazza) This year, an Italian-born filmmaker, Niccolo Piazza, is preparing to releaseThe Karakoram Anomaly, a documentary examining life, culture and heritage in Baltistan and the Hunza Valley, locations in Pakistan’s mountainous northern regions, against a broader backdrop of climate change. The Karakoram and Western Himalaya…

People of Hunza visit home town – Pakistan Observer News

Hunza—Most people of Hunza Gojal visit their home towns in July just to enjoy the pleasant weather with their family members. Moreover, Ismaili community all over the world celebrates the Imamat Day of Prince Karim Aga Khan as their 49th spiritual leader on 11 July every year with traditional and spiritual joy and favor. This…

“Women Education and Islam”, CAPDO organizes inter-school speech competition in Gilgit (via PAMIR TIMES)

PT Report GILGIT: (TR) Children As Partners Development Organization (CAPDO) organized an inter-school speech competition contested by 26 students from 18 schools of Gilgit city. The topic of for speech competition was “Women Education and Islam”. After interesting and highly insightful competition Khushbakht Mir of Sir Syed Public School Kashrote won the first prize, Abdul…

All Pakistan Aman Mushaira held in Baltistan (via PAMIR TIMES)

EXCLUSIVE  PT Report   SKARDU: Renowned poets from different parts of Pakistan attended a very colourful Mushaira at Aiwan-e-Iqbal, Skardu. The Mushaira was organized by a vibrant literary body, “Bazm-e-Ilm-o-Fun” (Forum of art and knowledge), at Aiwan-e-Iqbal, in Skardu. Dedicated to peace, in the times of chaos, th … Read More via PAMIR TIMES   ->>>>><<<<<-

USAID to build hospitals in Gilgit and Skardu (via PAMIR TIMES)

PT Report Islamabad, May 28: The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is going to build a 97 bed hospital in Gilgit, the capital of Gilgit – Baltistan region. The project will be completed by October 2011. Another similar hospital will be built in Skardu later. These plan were shared by a delegation of…

Hassan sad-para conquers Mount Everest with no oxygen kit – All Voices Com

Hassan reached the top and raised the national Flag on the highest mountain Mount-Everest (8,848m.) PESHAWAR, PAKISTAN. Mountaineering Team structured by Alpine Club of Pakistan had recognized their base camp III at 7200 meter in the Everest Mountains. Popular climber from Baltistan, Hassan Sad-para has occupied the highest peak of the world Mount-Everest in Nepal…