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  • Monday, October 1, 2012

    Attabad Lake: Karakorum

    Highway’s washed away stretch to be finally restored by Chinese

  • Last week concluded Prime Minister Pervez Ashraf’s recent visit to the newly promulgated Gilgit-Baltistan Assembly where he addressed the joint session of the Lower and Upper House, announcing a generous two billion aid for development projects.

  • Tuesday, October 9, 2012

    Polish climbing guru

    Artur Hajzer rejects successful K-2 ascent in 2012 using supplementary oxygen

  • Polish climbing guru Artur Hajzer has out rightly rejected the recent International Seven Summit Treks K-2 Expedition 2012 led by the commercial outfitter Seven Summits which successfully placed no fewer than 23 mountaineers on top of the second highest and one of the deadliest mountains on earth.

  • Wednesday, October 17, 2012

    “Keep Baltoro Clean”

    Expedition collects eight tons of waste from Karakorum with the help from Italian High Commission

  • Churning out phenomenal results, the “Keep Baltoro Clean” organized by the EvK2cnr Committee and Alpine Club of Pakistan (ACP), the expedition was able to collect no less than 8000kgs of waste left over by this year’s climbing expeditions.

  • Wednesday, October 17, 2012

    Pakistani climber claims

    the first local ascent of the Malika Parbat North Face, Alpine Club declines to accept the same

  • Ahmed, Mujtaba, one of the sturdy Pakistani climbers, successfully summitted the North Peak of Malika Parbat, the Queen of the Kaghan Valley, marking the first Pakistani ascent of the same from the North.

  • Saturday, October 20, 2012

    Greg Mortenson has

    a word for Malala Yousafzai: The 14-year-old victim of ruthless militancy in Swat, Pakistan

  • When a 14-year-old girl was shot in the head for claiming her birth right of acquiring education and standing against oppression, the gory incident was surely to hit Greg Mortenson like a Sky bolt who has now spent a good two decades of his life educating the young girls of the Central Asia.

  • Saturday, October 20, 2012

    “If you really

    want to know about the authentic Buddhism, go to Pakistan”, tells the Thai “Salesmonk”

  • Organised under the auspices of the Thai Foreign Office and the Consulate General of Pakistan on October 10th, 2012-the celebration for the six decades of Pakistan-Thailand diplomatic relations, the Venerable Dr. Anil Sakaya turned out to be one of the fiery speakers in the event, lauding the services Pakistan has rendered in the restoration and caretaking of the ancient Buddhist sights in the country.

  • Thursday, October 25, 2012

    “Concordia Rescue Team”

    training course concludes churning out 11 highly trained rescuers for the rugged Karakorum

  • Concordia Rescue Team training course concluded on Thursday, October the 18th, where a dozen mountaineers, High Altitude Porters and Rescue personals were imparted training in altitude rescue in Skardu.