Monday, 3 October, 2022
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Topic: PoK

Areas under PoK now part of India Meteorological Department’s weather forecast

The IMD's Regional Meteorological Centre has been including Muzaffarabad and Gilgit-Baltistan in its forecast since 5 May.

First Pakistani doctor dies after treating coronavirus patients in PoK

Usma Riaz, 26, was treating patients who had recently returned from Iraq & Iran and became the first Pakistani medic to die due to coronavirus.

US’ hurry to hand Afghanistan back to Taliban is a sign India must also push its PoK project

India must quickly put a strategy in place to initiate action at a suitable time to reclaim Pakistan-occupied Kashmir.

In Uri villages along LoC, how constant threat to life is ‘destroying’ a generation

Threat of shelling & fatal injuries is constant in LoC villages of Uri block. In last one year, at least 50 houses damaged in Jabda village, affecting over 250 people.

Army will take appropriate action to reclaim PoK if asked to do so, says General Naravane

In his first press conference after taking over as Army chief, Naravane cited the 1994 Parliament resolution, which stated that the whole of J&K belonged to India.

India will conduct some action to divert attention from its domestic issues, says Imran Khan

Pakistan PM Imran Khan's comments comes at a time an Indian Army personnel was killed in ceasefire violations. India has also been witnessing widespread protests to a newly amended citizenship law.

This ‘Green Corridor’ in PoK will ease agricultural goods movement from Pakistan to China

China has taken over the Sost Dry Port in PoK, which will help move Pakistani goods to Tashkurgen in Xinjiang province through the Khunjerab Pass.

MEA says changing nomenclature of PoK doesn’t mean Pakistan has legal occupation of it

According to reports, PoK government has given an order to change the nomenclature of the services in the region.

Pakistan Army says General Bipin Rawat ‘provoking war’ through ‘irresponsible’ statements

At a recent event, Indian Army chief General Bipin Rawat had said PoK is a “terrorist-controlled” part of Pakistan.

Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir controlled by terrorists, says Army chief General Bipin Rawat

Army chief General Rawat said Pakistan was attempting to disrupt normalcy in Kashmir, and added it had illegally occupied Gilgit-Baltistan & PoK.

On Camera

YourTurn

File photo of Supreme Court | Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

SC ruling on hijab & Gyanvapi won’t just be limited to faith. It’ll be about our democracy

While petitions against Karnataka’s hijab ban are an opportunity to define student rights, those against Place of Worship Act can be a platform to ensure a robust law-making procedure in India.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.

Defence

LCH Prachand at Jodhpur Air Base | Photo: Suchet Vir Singh, ThePrint

IAF gets indigenous Light Combat Helicopter ‘Prachand’ after 23-yr journey that began after Kargil

Manufactured by Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd, it is the first attack helicopter that can operate in Siachen. Of the 15 sanctioned, 10 will go to Indian Air Force, 5 to Indian Army.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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