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Pakistan condemns restrictions on Eid Milad congregations in IOK

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan condemned the restrictions imposed by the Indian authorities on all congregations in the Indian Occupied Jammu and Kashmir on Eid Milad-un-Nabi (Sallalaho-Alaih-e-Wasallam). All roads leading to the Hazratbal Shrine in Srinagar and other holy shrines and mosques in the Indian Occupied Jammu and Kashmir were sealed by the Indian occupation forces to stop […]

Pakistan’s new UN envoy to advance Kashmir’s struggle for ‘Azadi’

Pledging to promote Pakistan’s national interests at the United Nations, Munir Akram, the Pakistani Ambassador-designate to the United Nations, said Saturday that his mission was to help advance the legitimate struggle of people of Indian occupied Kashmir for “Azadi” and self-determination. “I am highly honoured to have been asked to represent Pakistan at the United […]

Pakistan rejects “bifurcation” of Indian Occupied Jammu and Kashmir

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan rejected the “bifurcation” of Indian Occupied Jammu and Kashmir into two Union Territories. Changing of status quo in the Indian Occupied Jammu and Kashmir is in complete violation of the UN Security Council Resolutions and Bilateral Agreements between India and Pakistan, especially the Simla Agreement. The Indian occupied Jammu & Kashmir is […]

Pakistan demands immediate lifting of curfew in IOK: PM

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has called the immediate lifting of the curfew and communications blackout as well as rescinding of India’s illegal and unilateral actions. “We urge the international community to play its role in ensuring respect for the fundamental human rights and freedoms of the Kashmiri people and averting grave risks to peace and security posed […]

Top Indian general injured in IOK helicopter crash

SRINAGAR: An Indian army chopper crash-landed in Indian-occupied Kashmir this afternoon, injuring troops, NDTV reported. The crash took place in Kashmir’s Poonch area. A top general has also been among the injured. Northern Army commander Lt Gen Ranbir Singh was part of the seven-member crew, including two pilots, reported news agency PTI. A thorough investigation […]

Pakistan welcomes US congressional hearing on human rights in Kashmir

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Thursday welcomed the U.S. House of Representative’s Sub-Committee on Asia & the Pacific public hearing on human rights in South Asia. The deliberations were mostly focused on the grave human rights and humanitarian situation in the Indian Occupied Jammu & Kashmir (IOJ&K). Members of the Sub-Committee noted that India’s illegal and unilateral […]

Rabi Pirzada deletes suicide tweet threatening Modi

Pakistani pop singer Rabi Pirzada has threatened Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi with a suicide attack over abrogation of Article 370 in Kashmir. The Lahore-based singer posted on Twitter a photo of herself donning what appeared to be a suicide jacket with a caption warning PM Modi over Kashmir. “#ModiHitler i just wish huh. #kashmirkibeti,” […]

DG ISPR slams Indian media over false terror camps claim

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan army chief spokesman Maj-Gen Asif Ghafoor lashed out at India for making false claims of existence of terror amps inside Azad Jammu and Kashmir. Taking to Twitter on Sunday, General Asif Ghafoor urged India to grant media access to Occupied Kashmir and cover damages caused by Pakistan army. “Typical of Indian media falsely […]

Pakistani civilians, Indian soldiers among dead in Kashmir border clash

SRINAGAR, India – India said on Sunday two soldiers and a civilian were killed in cross-border shelling with Pakistan in the disputed Kashmir region, while Islamabad said six died on its side, making it one of the deadliest days since New Delhi revoked Kashmir’s special status in August. Three Indian civilians were injured and some […]

Farooq Abdullah’s daughter, sister detained for anti-India protest

SRINAGAR: The daughter and sister of Farooq Abdullah, the former chief minister Indian-occupied Kashmir, were detained in Srinagar this afternoon during protests against ending the state’s special status. Abdullah’s sister Suraiya Abdullah, his daughter Safia Abdullah Khan and Hawa Bashir, wife of former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Justice Bashir Ahmed Khan were among those detained by […]

India eases mobile phone shutdown in Kashmir

The Indian government said Saturday it would unblock most mobile telephone lines in Kashmir in a major easing of a two-month-old security clampdown since cancelling the region’s autonomy, but a grenade attack in the main city highlighted tensions over New Delhi’s actions. Police said militants threw a grenade in a market area near the old […]