Saturday, 1 April, 2023
TopicPakistan occupied Kashmir

Topic: Pakistan occupied Kashmir

‘Objections conveyed’: India questions US envoy’s ‘Azad’ remark on Pakistan-occupied Kashmir

India has raised concerns over US’ increasing strategic alignment with Islamabad, conveyed objections to US envoy Donald Blome's visit, meetings in Pakistan-occupied Jammu & Kashmir.

How General Zia’s quest for Jammu and Kashmir became fodder for jihad in Afghanistan

In 'Forgotten Kashmir: The Other Side of the Line of Control’, diplomat Dinkar Srivastava examines the evolution of the PoK over the past few decades.

Pakistan criticises India for ‘refusing’ permission to 5 foreign journalists from visiting PoK

Indian authorities had declined Pakistan's request to allow the journalists to travel to Islamabad through Wagah as the border crossing is virtually closed due Covid, sources said.

Pakistan PM Imran Khan nominates PTI lawmaker Abdul Qayyum Niazi as next PoK premier

Niazi won the recent legislative assembly election from Abbaspur-Poonch area. Imran Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf will form a government in PoK for the first time.

Banned terror group ex-member no problem for Imran Khan’s party. Will contest PoK seat

Former Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan associate Mazhar Saeed Shah will contest the Ulema-e-Mashaikh reserve seat at PoK assembly despite opposition.

India raises pitch against Pakistan, asks it to ‘vacate all areas under illegal occupation’

Modi govt slams 'so-called' China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, says it is in 'India’s territory that has been illegally occupied by Pakistan'.

How elections happen in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir. Time to take lid off the biggest scam

Thanks to both Imran Khan and Nawaz Sharif governments, the ‘AJK’ legislative assembly is completely toothless. Why have an election at all?

Pakistan wants Islamic body that said man can ‘lightly beat’ wife to vet domestic abuse bill

Our prolific feature about Pakistan’s fascinating politics, economy, society, culture, cricket, fashion and more — stories beyond the routine headlines.

2 women from PoK contested J&K DDC polls, counting hasn’t yet begun on their seats

Somiya Sadaf and Shazia Alam were settled in J&K with their ex-militant husbands as part of Omar Abdullah govt’s rehabilitation policy in 2010.

Kashmir cops ‘questioning’ students enrolled in Pakistan colleges, cite radicalisation fear

Police in Kashmir have denied the allegations, which come after Imran Khan govt in Pakistan announced 1,600 scholarships for Kashmiri students.

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NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...


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In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.