GBee https://gbee.pk Curated stories from Gilgit-Baltistan and Chitral (GBC) Fri, 25 May 2018 12:27:35 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://i2.wp.com/gbee.pk/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/cropped-site-icon-min-1.png?fit=32%2C32&ssl=1 GBee https://gbee.pk 32 32 89990415 LUMS Adventure Society organizes Shafqat Memorial Football Tournament in the memory of Cafe De Hunza’s late owner https://gbee.pk/2018/05/lums-adventure-society-organizes-shafqat-memorial-football-tournament-in-the-memory-of-cafe-de-hunzas-late-owner/ https://gbee.pk/2018/05/lums-adventure-society-organizes-shafqat-memorial-football-tournament-in-the-memory-of-cafe-de-hunzas-late-owner/#respond Fri, 25 May 2018 12:26:46 +0000 https://gbee.pk/?p=1933 LUMS Adventure Society (LAS), over its 20-year legacy, has been dedicated to trekking paths untrodden and exploring new areas whenever possible. On our various expeditions, we have met a host of people all around Baltistan, whose hospitality remains unrivaled. At LAS  we have always been conscious about the unique position we hold in this community and have always worked hard at giving back. 

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A man deprived of education is now the cause of education in Baltistan https://gbee.pk/2018/04/a-man-deprived-of-education-is-now-the-cause-of-education-in-baltistan/ https://gbee.pk/2018/04/a-man-deprived-of-education-is-now-the-cause-of-education-in-baltistan/#respond Wed, 18 Apr 2018 14:31:18 +0000 https://gbee.pk/?p=1914 Muhammad Jan was deprived of education when his mother passed away. Adversity denied him the precious gift at a very young age, yet it left him with a deep realization of what he had lost. Years later through his organization, he became the main cause to educate those who could not educate themselves.

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Sherine Fatima Balti: The budding social media star of Baltistan https://gbee.pk/2018/03/sherine-fatima-balti-the-budding-social-media-star-of-baltistan/ https://gbee.pk/2018/03/sherine-fatima-balti-the-budding-social-media-star-of-baltistan/#respond Thu, 08 Mar 2018 12:12:30 +0000 https://gbee.pk/?p=1888 In an age when Balti folk music is fast fading, Sherine Fatima Balti has managed to garner quite an audience among Baltis through her outstanding voice.

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UNDP Pakistan names mountaineer Samina Baig National Goodwill Ambassador https://gbee.pk/2018/02/undp-names-mountaineer-samina-baig-national-goodwill-ambassador-pakistan/ https://gbee.pk/2018/02/undp-names-mountaineer-samina-baig-national-goodwill-ambassador-pakistan/#comments Mon, 26 Feb 2018 18:08:55 +0000 https://gbee.pk/?p=1816 Mountaineer Samina Baig has been appointed UNDP's National Goodwill Ambassador For Pakistan on Monday.

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Executive Branch of Mashabrum Students Community Takes Oath in Islamabad https://gbee.pk/2018/02/executive-branch-mashabrum-students-community-takes-oath-islamabad/ https://gbee.pk/2018/02/executive-branch-mashabrum-students-community-takes-oath-islamabad/#respond Sun, 25 Feb 2018 21:01:00 +0000 https://gbee.pk/?p=1810 The leadership of Mashabrum Students Community (MSC) took an oath here on 24 February, in Islamabad. Mr. Abdul Hamid, the Chairman advisory council of the organization took oath from the new elected and selected 17 members of the Executive Branch.

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A Magnitude 6.1 earthquake jolts Gilgit-Baltistan and Chitral https://gbee.pk/2018/01/magnitude-6-1-earthquake-jolts-gilgit-baltistan-chitral/ https://gbee.pk/2018/01/magnitude-6-1-earthquake-jolts-gilgit-baltistan-chitral/#respond Wed, 31 Jan 2018 07:49:22 +0000 https://gbee.pk/?p=1556 An earthquake of magnitude 6.1 jolted parts of Gilgit-Baltistan and Chitral at around 12:07 PM on Wednesday morning. Tremors were reported from Chitral city, Booni, Gilgit, Skardu, Astore and Kohistan.

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Payu Cha – The blood that runs through Balti Life https://gbee.pk/2018/01/payu-cha-the-blood-that-runs-through-balti-life/ https://gbee.pk/2018/01/payu-cha-the-blood-that-runs-through-balti-life/#respond Mon, 29 Jan 2018 17:38:27 +0000 https://gbee.pk/?p=1511 As Baltis outside of Baltistan, we are all nostalgic about Baltistan. We all miss the leafy winds, the snow-white cold, the dazzlingly sun and the starry nights. Yet apart from all these natural blessings devoid in the city life, we all miss Payu Cha, Balti tea, that fiery alchemy which used to recharge our bodies, animate our conversations and satiate our hunger.

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Baltistan Super League Season 2 ends after enthralling matches from 20 teams https://gbee.pk/2018/01/baltistan-super-league-season-2-ends-enthralling-matches-20-teams/ https://gbee.pk/2018/01/baltistan-super-league-season-2-ends-enthralling-matches-20-teams/#respond Sun, 28 Jan 2018 19:03:45 +0000 https://gbee.pk/?p=1520 The second season of Baltistan Super League came to an end at Alipur Cricket Ground on Sunday. Spanning for three-days about 20 teams battled it out to be the ultimate champions. Siksa Cricket Club grabbed the cup, yet the performance of Khalid remained the stand-out of the tournament. Mr. Mohammad Shafiq, the Minister of Food Department Gilgit-Baltistan, appeared as the chief guest on the final match.

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Gulmit Young Star Club Green FC wins Gojal Champions League 2018 https://gbee.pk/2018/01/gulmit-young-star-club-green-fc-wins-gojal-champions-league-2018/ https://gbee.pk/2018/01/gulmit-young-star-club-green-fc-wins-gojal-champions-league-2018/#respond Sun, 28 Jan 2018 18:30:46 +0000 https://gbee.pk/?p=1534 Gulmit Young Star Club Green FC has won the Gojal Champions League 2018. The winners beat Shimshal Banafsha by 1-0 in a final attended by hundreds of football lovers from all over Gojal. Izhar Ali of GYSC Green FC scored the only goal in the final to give his team victory. The tournament was organized […]

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Gojal Champions League 2018 (GCL) starts from January 20 https://gbee.pk/2018/01/gojal-champions-league-2018-gcl-starts-january-20/ https://gbee.pk/2018/01/gojal-champions-league-2018-gcl-starts-january-20/#respond Fri, 19 Jan 2018 17:44:37 +0000 https://gbee.pk/?p=1501 Gojal Champions League 2018 (GCL) will start from 20th January 2018 at Gulmit Gojal, Hunza. All major teams from across Gojal Valley have been invited. It is being expected that more than a dozen teams will participate despite harsh weather conditions and unavailability of many players who are currently in other parts of the country either for work or studies.

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