GILGIT: Earthquake jolts measuring 4.7 on the Richter scale were felt here in the city and surrounding areas in the wee hours of Thursday morning. According to National Seismic Monitoring Centre, the epicenter of the quake which struck on early Thursday morning was located 35 kilometres southwest of Skardu at the depth of 15 kilometres. Following the jolts, people came out of their homes in panic and started reciting verses of the Holy Quran. No loss of life and property was reported in aftermath of the jolts.…
The Baltistan region of GB has a wide range of fauna and flora residing in the two great mountain ranges of the Karakorum and the Himalayas. The Central Karakorum National Park (CKNP) covers the maximum part of the range inside Pakistan and starts from Hushe in Siachen valley and extends westward to the boundary of Khunjerab National Park. However, some part of the Karakorum Range (Chourbat valley) towards the east of Siachen to the line of control lies outside of the wildlife reserve due to military and strategic…
KARACHI: Due to air space restriction in northern areas, Pakistan International Airline (PIA)'s 28th September flights to Gilgit and Skardu will operate earlier than their scheduled timings.
GILGIT: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has announced to construct Gilgit-Skardu Express at a cost of Rs 50 billion rupees.
A picture of scenic lake in Skardu has been termed best international picture of 2015 in the Wiki Loves Earth contest, organised by the Wikimedia Foundation.
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has launched a new flight of A-320 Airbus for Skardu in Gilgit-Baltistan region of Pakistan.
SKARDU: PTI chairman Imran Khan Thursday said a leader could never improve governance issues in the country who failed to do so in his previous three terms, ARY News reported.