Friday, 27 May, 2022
TopicPakistan occupied Kashmir

Topic: Pakistan occupied 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.

PoK police ‘arrests two Indian spies’, Kashmiri man identifies one as missing brother

The arrested duo were made to address the media in blindfold, where they ‘confessed’ that they had been forced to cross over into PoK by a trooper of the Territorial Army.

On Camera

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Western reading of Shivalingam as phallic symbol is incorrect. For Hindus, Shiva is formless

For Europeans, shivalingam wasn’t just unique—it was an obscene, morally outrageous superstition. Such misrepresentation stems from the cult of phallic worship.

Gautam Adani’s food venture Adani Wilmar is best-performing IPO in Asia

The food company has almost tripled since its debut and outperformed 121 Asian initial public offerings worth over $100 million this year.

Defence

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Army accuses Pakistan of ‘deceit under garb of LoC ceasefire’ as infiltration bid is foiled

Three terrorists were killed Thursday while they were attempting an infiltration into J&K's Keran sector from Pakistan-occupied Kashmir.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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