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File photo of Pakistan PM Imran Khan | Facebook/ImranKhanOfficial

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.
Representational image | PTI File photo

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.
Indian Army personnel during an encounter with terrorists in Shopian (representational image) | Photo: Amin War | ANI

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.'
A file photo of Major General K.K. Sinha (retd). | Photo: Twitter/@GeneralKKSinha

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'.
Shazia Aslam (left) and Somiya Sadaf fought the J&K DDC polls from Bandipora and Kupwara districts respectively | By special arrangement

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.
Representational image of troops along the Line of Control in J&K's Poonch | ANI

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.

A shut LoC bridge, and a Kashmir village living under the shadow of Pakistani snipers

The Tithwal bridge, one of the five crossing points along the Line of Control, has been shut since 2018 due to increased tensions between India and Pakistan.
PM Narendra Modi | File Photo | ANI

In Pakistan, ‘Modi ka jo yaar hai, woh ghaddar hai’ mood is on

If Pakistan continues the onslaught of giving out ‘traitor' and 'Indian agent’ certificates, then the day is not far when Indian population will increase by about 22 crore.
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Doctors with medical degree from PoK won’t be allowed to practice in India, says MCI

An MCI notice said any qualification from medical colleges located within these "illegally occupied areas of India" shall not entitle a person for grant of registration.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath waters Parijaat sapling ahead of the inception of Bhoomi Pujan for the construction of Ram Temple. | PTI

After Ayodhya, Kashi and Mathura will be easier. It’s PoK that poses big challenge for BJP

Ayodhya is the beginning of a new Hindu renaissance movement. India must channelise this energy to foster unity and work for economic resurgence.
Illustration: Ramandeep Kaur | ThePrint

Bezos, Branson & Musk — Are billionaires popularising space travel or just on an ego trip?

Jeff Bezos will travel to the edge of space in his New Shepard aircraft — more than a week after billionaire Richard Branson defeated him in a fast developing space race.