Monday, 28 November, 2022
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Topic: PoK

Death in Gilgit-Baltistan—suicides, poverty, unemployment and Islamabad’s neglect

The govt of Pakistan-occupied Kashmir has announced a strategy to curb the increasing suicide cases through counseling sessions in schools and colleges.

India condemns US Congresswoman Ilhan Omar’s PoK visit, calls it ‘narrow-minded politics’

External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Arindam Bagchi also condemned recent terror attacks in Afghanistan, and said that India has been looking at the developments.

‘Weapons, night-vision devices’ left by US in Afghanistan found at LoC, says senior Army officer

In interview to ThePrint, Major General Ajay Chandpuria, also said there were reports of Afghan-speaking men to have reached PoK & hundreds of Afghan SIM cards being active in areas near LoC.

Jaish held 1st public event since Pulwama on 3 Jan in PoK, to own Srinagar attack & raise funds

Jaish-e-Mohammed’s PoK chief Muhammad Illyas tells gathering that slain terrorist Hafiz Arsalan carried out 13 December ambush in Srinagar that killed three police personnel.

Imran Khan’s electoral win in PoK doesn’t represent the true will of the people. Here’s why

In a democracy, elections result in governance by the legislature and executive. But in PoK, both are powerless.

Legislative elections in PoK marred by ‘irregularities’, violence, 2 PTI workers dead

Voting in some polling stations of other constituencies was temporarily suspended due to incidents of violence, Dawn newspaper reported on Sunday.

NIA files charge sheet against 7 Tehreek-ul-Mujahideen terrorists in arms smuggling case

NIA alleged the accused were part of a 'criminal conspiracy by Pakistan handlers of TuM and terror associates based in Poonch, Kuwait to execute terrorist activities against India.'

Maj Gen KK Sinha — retired Army officer whose comments are in focus after Republic fined in UK

Maj Gen KK Sinha (retd) had made comments on Pakistan on Arnab Goswami's show on Republic Bharat in Sept 2019. The retired officer says what he said was 'lost in translation'.

Lahore graduate, 45-yr-old mother of 3 — 2 PoK candidates waiting for counting in DDC poll seats

Somiya Sadaf and Shazia Aslam, both from Muzaffarabad, had fought the first DDC polls in J&K. Both of them said they have voted multiple times and their names figure in the voter list.

2 minor girls from PoK detained after crossing LoC in Jammu & Kashmir’s Poonch

The two girls, residents of PoK's Kahuta, had inadvertently moved into the Indian side. Defence spokesperson says efforts are on for their early repatriation.

On Camera

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Apple revolutionised smartwatch. Then came the budget wave and more—AmazFit, Fitbit to Samsung

The Fitbit Versa 4 and Sense 2 are good options for fitness fiends who want a smartwatch for fitness tracking only, while Garmin is great for extreme sports enthusiasts.
Representative image | Reuters

GameFi is revolutionising global NFT market. Here’s how crypto regulations could shape it

GameFi is the intersection of gaming and finance in an environment driven by use of blockchain, non-fungible tokens and smart contracts.

Defence

Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.