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Chinese troops walk hand-in-hand on the snow-covered Karakoram mountains to patrol the border between China and Pakistan. The border features the Khunjerab Pass, which is the highest paved international border crossing in the world and the highest ... CHINAdaily, 1 month ago

9 amazing mountain passes in Pakistan that youd probably never heard of

We have all heard of the famous Khunje­rab Pass, but there are other equall­y magnif­icent mounta­in passes in Pakist­an Youve all heard of the famous Khunjerab Pass which connects Pakistan with its northern neighbour China via the famed ...
 The Express Tribune3 weeks ago
DAWN Group

In Chitral, home is the opium den for women and children braving cold

PESHAWAR: They are not junkies or a group of friends, but family members smoking opium on a freezing cold evening in Baroghil Valley — a small town situated in the extreme north of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's Chitral district. A traditional chillum ...
 DAWN Group1 day ago

India China set to get real on border talks to begin from today

National security adviser Ajit Kumar Doval and Chinese state councillor Yang Jiechi could be in for a tough round of boundary talks as the focus of the exercise shifts in its 18th round to resolution of territory under occupation on the basis of the ...
 Hindustan Times4 days ago

OPINION: What does IPPC's Fifth Assessment Report mean for Punjab/Pakistan?

Environmental journalist Rina Saeed Khan writes about the launch of the IPCC's AR5 at the sub national level in Pakistan and the importance of its findings for climate compatible development in Punjab. With the passing of the 18 th Amendment to ...
 Climate and Development Knowledge Network1 week ago

Nanga Parbat: It's Over. No More Summit Attempts!

(By ) Nanga Parbat climbers have decided not to make any further summit attempt and they will be retreating to Base Camp tomorrow, reports Alex Txikon's Base Camp team. "After spending the afternoon discussing, they've finally agreed that the most ...
 ExplorersWeb1 week ago Nanga Parbat Summit Push Updates / No Summit!  ExplorersWeb1 week ago Nanga Parbat: Summit Push Details and Update on Other  ExplorersWeb2 months ago
DAWN Group

In cold storage

WHEN the Indian foreign secretary arrived in Islamabad recently for a routine Saarc visit, it was hoped that the stalled bilateral dialogue between Pakistan and India would resume. However, the meeting made little progress, other than an undertaking ...
 DAWN Group2 weeks ago
The Freepress Journal

Kargil: The trade town

08:06 pm Kargil has much more to offer than the war of attrition with Pakistan says Ratnadeep Banerji. It stood a trade node on the Silk Route. The mention of Kargil rankles one about the atrocious Kargil War. The present town of Kargil remained a ...
 The Freepress Journal2 weeks ago


Indian Defense Minister Manohar Parrikar told Sputnik on Saturday he welcomed a 20-percent increase in defense spending in the country. The increase in defense budget from the previous year is a welcome step, Parrikar said. Earlier in ...
 IPA Newspack.com3 weeks ago

Only 20 Per Cent of India-China Strategic Border Roads Ready Till Now

A road in the border regions of Ladakh. New Delhi: Out of over 3000 kilometres of roads to be built along the India-China border to allow faster movement of troops and better connectivity, only 600 kilometres have been built till date. Faced ...
 NDTV3 weeks ago
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