GBee https://gbee.pk Curated stories from Gilgit-Baltistan and Chitral (GBC) Wed, 11 Jul 2018 10:09:22 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://i2.wp.com/gbee.pk/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/cropped-gbee-icon.png?fit=32%2C32&ssl=1 GBee https://gbee.pk 32 32 89990415 5 Facts You Might Not Know About the Baltit Fort Hunza https://gbee.pk/2018/07/facts-about-the-baltit-fort-hunza/ https://gbee.pk/2018/07/facts-about-the-baltit-fort-hunza/#comments Tue, 10 Jul 2018 03:07:52 +0000 http://localhost/kmunity/?p=59 5 Facts You Might Not Know About the Baltit Fort Hunza

You must have heard about the famous Baltit Fort of Hunza but how much do you really know about this architectural monument of historic importance? Let's explore.

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Dominant Chitral beats Gilgit in the final of Shandur Polo Festival 2018 https://gbee.pk/2018/07/dominant-chitral-beats-gilgit-in-the-final-of-shandur-polo-festival-2018/ https://gbee.pk/2018/07/dominant-chitral-beats-gilgit-in-the-final-of-shandur-polo-festival-2018/#respond Mon, 09 Jul 2018 09:47:13 +0000 https://gbee.pk/?p=2051 Dominant Chitral beats Gilgit in the final of Shandur Polo Festival 2018

Chitral has maintained its 10-seasons-long winning streak by beating Gilgit in the of Shandur Polo Tournament. The final match was played on the third and final day of the annual Shadur Polo Festival 2018. Chitral A scored 10 goals while Gilgit A could only manage to score 5 goals.

Here is the summary of all the matches played during Shandur Polo Tournament as part of the Shandur Polo Festival, 2018.

Day 1:

Chitral  (Laspur)

5

1

Gilgit (Ghizer)

Chitral Officers

4

5

G-B Officers

Chitral (Mastuj)

9

3

Gilgit (Gupis)

Day 2:

Chitral B

8

3

Gilgit B

Chitral C

4

5

Gilgit C

Day 3 (Final):

Chitral A

10

5

Gilgit A

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Shandur Polo Festival 2018 to be held from 7th to 9th July https://gbee.pk/2018/07/shandur-polo-festival-2018-to-be-held-from-7-to-9-july/ https://gbee.pk/2018/07/shandur-polo-festival-2018-to-be-held-from-7-to-9-july/#respond Fri, 06 Jul 2018 18:23:17 +0000 https://gbee.pk/?p=1999 Shandur Polo Festival 2018 to be held from 7th to 9th July

The game of kings and king of games is back at world's highest polo ground. The annual Shandur Polo Festival 2018 is set to be held on 7th, 8th and 9th July, 2018, at the Shandur Polo Ground.

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Gilgit-Baltistan’s prominent flutist and Shehnai player Imtiaz Karim passes away https://gbee.pk/2018/07/gilgit-baltistans-prominent-flutist-and-shehnai-player-imtiaz-karim-passes-away/ https://gbee.pk/2018/07/gilgit-baltistans-prominent-flutist-and-shehnai-player-imtiaz-karim-passes-away/#respond Thu, 05 Jul 2018 09:48:17 +0000 https://gbee.pk/?p=2038 Gilgit-Baltistan’s prominent flutist and Shehnai player Imtiaz Karim passes away

Imtiaz Karim, one of Gilgit-Baltistan’s prominent flute and traditional Shehnai (Suranai in Burushaski) players, passes away due to cardiac arrest. He was the co-founder of Hunza Classical Group and regularly performed at local and international events. He also toured China and Australia to represent the folk music of Pakistan.

According to a local source, Imtiaz Karim was heading home from work on Wednesday evening when he collapsed. The reason for his death was declared a cardiac arrest.

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KIU to enhance capacity-building of Media and Communication Studies by integrating new technologies into the curriculum https://gbee.pk/2018/07/kiu-to-enhance-capacity-building-of-media-and-communication-studies-by-integrating-new-technologies-into-the-curriculum/ https://gbee.pk/2018/07/kiu-to-enhance-capacity-building-of-media-and-communication-studies-by-integrating-new-technologies-into-the-curriculum/#respond Wed, 04 Jul 2018 16:39:52 +0000 https://gbee.pk/?p=2033 KIU to enhance capacity-building of Media and Communication Studies by integrating new technologies into the curriculum

Karakoram International University (KIU) will enhance Capacity-building of Media & Communication Studies by integrating new Information and Communication technologies into Curriculum. 

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Tourism Corporation Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (TCKP) releases promotional videos for Shandur Polo Festival https://gbee.pk/2018/07/tourism-corporation-khyber-pakhtunkhwa-tckp-releases-promotional-videos-for-shandur-polo-festival/ https://gbee.pk/2018/07/tourism-corporation-khyber-pakhtunkhwa-tckp-releases-promotional-videos-for-shandur-polo-festival/#respond Mon, 02 Jul 2018 07:50:34 +0000 https://gbee.pk/?p=2054 Tourism Corporation Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (TCKP) releases promotional videos for Shandur Polo Festival

The Tourism Corporation Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (TCKP) has released a series of promotional videos for Shandur Polo Festival 2018. The festival is scheduled to be played from 7th to 9th of July this year.

Shandur Polo Festival 2018 will be jointly organized by the governments of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Gilgit-Baltistan. Thousands of tourists are expected to visit the Shahdur top to enjoy fierce matches of the traditional freestyle polo between teams of Chitral and Gilgit.

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Pakistan Army rescues stranded British mountaineers from Ultar Sar https://gbee.pk/2018/07/pakistan-army-rescues-stranded-british-mountaineers-from-ultar-sar/ https://gbee.pk/2018/07/pakistan-army-rescues-stranded-british-mountaineers-from-ultar-sar/#respond Sun, 01 Jul 2018 11:26:36 +0000 https://gbee.pk/?p=2021 Pakistan Army rescues stranded British mountaineers from Ultar Sar

A team of highly skilled pilots of Pakistan Army has successfully rescued two British mountaineers from the Camp II of Ultar Sar in Hunza, Pakistan. Bruce Normand and Miller Timothy were on an expedition to summit the 7,338 meters high Ultar Sar along with Austrian Alpinist Christian Huber, the third member of the expedition.

They were hit by an avalanche in their sleep at Camp II of Ultar Sar at an altitude of 19,300 feet (5,883 meters).

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Austrian Alpinist Christian Huber perishes in an attempt to summit Ultar Sar https://gbee.pk/2018/06/austrian-alpinist-christian-huber-perishes-in-an-attempt-to-summit-ultar-sar/ https://gbee.pk/2018/06/austrian-alpinist-christian-huber-perishes-in-an-attempt-to-summit-ultar-sar/#respond Sat, 30 Jun 2018 16:24:39 +0000 https://gbee.pk/?p=2013 Austrian Alpinist Christian Huber perishes in an attempt to summit Ultar Sar

Austrian mountaineer Christian Huber has died in an to summit Ultar Sar (7,338m) in central Hunza district of Gilgit-Baltistan. He, along with two other British mountaineers, was on an expedition to summit Ultar Sar, the very same peak that took the life of Tsuneo Hasegawa in the year 1991.

The three were hit by an avalanche at Ultar Sar Camp-II in their sleep.

The body of Christian Huber was recovered by Pakistan Army in a high-altitude rescue mission.

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Aga Khan Agency for Habitat (AKAH) and World Food Programme (WFP) work to build capacity in disaster preparedness and response https://gbee.pk/2018/06/akah-wfp-work-to-build-capacity-in-disaster-preparedness-and-response/ https://gbee.pk/2018/06/akah-wfp-work-to-build-capacity-in-disaster-preparedness-and-response/#respond Wed, 27 Jun 2018 06:44:02 +0000 https://gbee.pk/?p=2001 Aga Khan Agency for Habitat (AKAH) and World Food Programme (WFP) work to build capacity in disaster preparedness and response

Islamabad, June 27, 2018 (PR): The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and the Emergency Department of Aga Khan Agency for Habitat (AKAH) previously Focus Humanitarian Assistance (FOCUS) Pakistan organized a Knowledge and Experience Sharing seminar today on effective disaster preparedness and response at the Ramada Hotel, Islamabad.

Over 150 participants attended the seminar, representing the National and Provincial Disaster Management Authorities, Department of Education, UN agencies, agencies of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN), humanitarian aid organizations, district administration, teachers, students and community members.

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Gilgit-Baltistan Supreme Appellate Court Suspends GB Order 2018 https://gbee.pk/2018/06/gilgit-baltistan-supreme-appellate-court-suspends-gb-order-2018/ https://gbee.pk/2018/06/gilgit-baltistan-supreme-appellate-court-suspends-gb-order-2018/#respond Fri, 22 Jun 2018 16:51:27 +0000 https://gbee.pk/?p=1992 Gilgit-Baltistan Supreme Appellate Court Suspends GB Order 2018

The Supreme Appellate Court of Gilgit-Baltistan has suspended the newly-promulgated Gilgit-Baltistan Order 2018 following a petition by GB Council member Saeed Afzal.

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