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Did India Just Strike Back or It’s Just a Glitchy Website?

A day after GB Hackers – an Anonymous hacker group from Gilgit-Baltistan, defaced the website of All India SC & ST Railway Employees Association, the official website of Gilgit-Batlistan’s tourism department has started showing some glitches. It is unknown whether the website is under some kind of attack or it’s just some bad code from the developer’s end.

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Gilgit-Baltistan tourism department website

A day after GB Hackers – an Anonymous hacker group from Gilgit-Baltistan, defaced the website of All India SC & ST Railway Employees Association, the official website of Gilgit-Baltistan’s tourism department has started showing some glitches. It is unknown whether the website is under some kind of attack or it’s just some bad code from the developer’s end.

Seems like the website, which is officially responsible for taking care of travel and tourism related matters, itself needs to be taken care of.

Almost all pages on the website are facing this issue and error messages are shown all over the pages.

This is not the first time an official website of Gilgit-Baltistan government has gotten to its name a glitchy website. Many official websites, including the official website of Gilgit-Baltistan government, use outdated design and development practices hence exposing them to security attacks.

Gilgit-Baltistan tourism department website

A screenshot of the website showing multiple error messages.

It appears from the credits link that the website was developed by a company called dzignet.

Imran Hunzai is a Digital Media Consultant and activist based in Islamabad, Pakistan. When free, he likes to travel, do photography and play Rabab. He also runs a HONY inspired blog called Humans of Hunza. Follow him of Twitter @ihunzai.

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AKAH Celebrates Global Handwashing Day 2019

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A Hunza school girl at Al Murtaza School in Hunza Valley, Gilgit-Baltistan
AKAH in collaboration with other AKDN and government agencies is campaigning for “Clean Hands for All”. Photo: Imran Hunzai / AKDN

Aga Khan Agency of Habitat (AKAH) in close coordination with other Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) agencies, Government Departments, civil bodies and media groups celebrated Global Handwashing Day 2019. 

A number of activities and events were designed and organized at the school level across districts in Gilgit- Baltistan. These activities aimed at campaigning for better hygiene. 

school kids in Aga Khan Diamond Jubilee School Hunza Valley, Gilgit-Baltistan
Global Handwashing Day 2019: Aga Khan Agency for Habitat, through its School Health Improvement Programme (SHIP), is sensitizing school children and management across vulnerable communities for hygienic practices, including handwashing with soap.
A Hunza kid washing hands
AKAH is spreading smiles through providing access to safe drinking water and educating communities for handwashing with soap, under its Water And Sanitation Education Programme (WASEP), to prevent diseases and save lives.
AKESP Global Handwashing Day 2019
Students at AKES, P school in Chatorkhand are demonstrating handwashing in an event organized to campaign for hygienic practices on Global Handwashing Day.
school kids in Al Murtaza School Hunza Valley, Gilgit-Baltistan
The students of AKES, P school in Murtazabad Hunza are learning the steps of Handwashing with the help of health hygiene trainers.
Representatives of AKDN on Global Handwashing Day 2019
Representatives of AKDN agencies emphasized addressing “Handwashing disparities to prevent diseases and save lives”, in events organized to mark Global Handwashing Day, 2019.
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Offices of Mashabrum Tours Bus Service to be sealed following Babusar Accident

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Mashabrum Tours Bus Service Accident

Gilgit-Baltistan Police, Excise Office, and District Administration of Skardu have decided to seal all office of Mashabrum Tours Bus Service following the tragic bus accident near Babusar Pass. Meanwhile, Deputy Commissioner Skardu Khurram Mansoor has suspended the license of Mashabrum Bus Service.

Mashabrum Tours Bus Service

26 people had lost their lives and 15 others were left injured when a Mashabrum bus went out of control on Naran-Babusar Road at hit a cliff while taking a turn.

Netizens and activists have been protesting about the lack of proper inspection of the buses, many of which belong to the Government’s own operated Northern Areas Transport Corporation (NATCO).

According to another unconfirmed report, Mashabrum Bus Service did not have a permit to operate on the Naran-Babusar Road, which is considered tricky as the vehicles have to cross Babusar Pass at about 4,173 meters.

According to a reliable source, the main office of Mashabrum Tours in Skardu and Gilgit districts have already been closed while the authorities have ordered to seal offices operated by the private bus service.

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