Hunza


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Hunza

(ho͝on`sä), former princely state, 3,900 sq mi (10,101 sq km), NW Kashmir, administered by Pakistan. Declared a British protectorate in 1893, Hunza acceded to Pakistan after the partition of British India (1947). Local control stayed in the hands of the prince, or mir, until 1974.
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The lowest temperatures recorded on Wednesday was Kalat -4AA,C, Gupis, Parachinar, Hunza -2AA,C, Kalam -1AA,C, Islamabad 7AA,C, Lahore 9AA,C, Karachi 21AA,C, Peshawar 9AA,C, Quetta 0AA,C, Gilgit 0AA,C, Chitral 1AA,C, Hunza -2AA,C , Muzaffarabad 4AA,C, Murree 4AA,C, Skardu 2AA,C, Faisalabad 9AA,C, Multan 12AA,C, Hyderabad 17AA,C, Dir 0AA,C, Kalat -5AA,C.
Hunza -- At least one girl was killed as strong earthquake tremors were also felt across Gilgit-Baltistan on Monday causing panic and fear among the people.
Karimabad: After a slump in foreign visitors triggered by a deadly attack last year, a new wave of local sightseers has saved tourism in Pakistan's idyllic northern Hunza Valley -- but not everyone is happy.
Out of the 12 boats, some 9 boats had reached the GB area for transportation of goods from Hunza to Sust and Sust to Hunza respectively.
RAWALPINDI, June 13 -- A consignment carrying one and half tonnes of medicines for the affectees of Attabad Lake crisis reached Hunza on Saturday.
Islamabad, May 29 (ANI): The Attabad Lake in the Hunza valley of Gilgit Baltistan has started overflowing with the lake's water entering the spillway on Saturday morning.
Rescue workers believe that more than a dozen people are buried in the rubble after the landslide in the Hunza area on Monday afternoon.
This Series A investment comes from a group of private investors, who are based in both Europe and Asia, and Hunza Ventures.
Karimabad is the biggest village in the Hunza Valley, an amazingly remote outpost of humanity high in northern Pakistan(1) where the Hindu Kush, Little Pamir and Karakoram ranges collide (AR December 1996, p 11).
Hunza Valley Pakistan, also known as Shangri La a heaven on earth, is famous for its autumn colours and beauty of winter landscape.
HUNZA -- Standing atop the 700-years old Baltit Fort which overlooks a large swathe of spectacular landscape of Karimabad beneath, a visitor is spell bound with the mysterious whispers of cool pleasant gusts of winds trying to convey in softer tones the untold titbits of centuries old tales of valour, hospitality, magnanimity and typical game of thrones tussle.
The woman fell from a cliff in the scenic Hunza Valley on Friday as she and a male French climber were returning from a trek to a nearby glacier.