pakistan-administered kashmir

Arrested in Kashmir, Pak national released after 23 yrs

Arrested in Kashmir, Pak national released after 23 yrs

Srinagar: The Indian government has released a Pakistani national imprisoned in Indian jails for 23 years, reports said. “Opting for backdoor diplomacy, the repatriation was performed as a goodwill gesture to the (Pakistan) government,” the Express Tribune reported. It said Syed Sajid Ali Bukhari, a resident of Kotli in Pakistan-administered Kashmir had “mistakenly crossed the […]

PaK PM discusses Kashmir with British MPs

PaK PM discusses Kashmir with British MPs

Narrator Correspondent MUZAFFARABAD: Prime Minister of Pakistan-administered Kashmir, Raja Muhammad Farooq Haider Khan, had a meeting with British Parliamentarians in the House of Commons in London on the other day. PM Haider, who is currently in London to mobilize the Kashmiri diaspora and also to highlight human rights in Kashmir, discussed prevailing critical situation in […]

2 civilians killed in Indian firing at LoC: Pak

2 civilians killed in Indian firing at LoC: Pak

Narrator Correspondent MUZAFFARABAD: Indian Army resorted to “unprovoked firing” at Chhamb sector of Pakistan-administered Kashmir on Thursday killing two civilians and injuring two others, official said. “The latest firing from across the Line of Control (LoC) started early on Thursday morning left two men dead and a woman and her teenage son wounded in Bramla […]

Wife of Hurriyat leader GM Safi laid to rest in Pakistan

Wife of Hurriyat leader GM Safi laid to rest in Pakistan

Khizar Hayat Abbasi MUZAFFARABAD: The wife of Ghulam Muhammad Safi, convener Hurriyat Conference (Pakistan chapter) was on Monday laid to rest in Islamabad. She passed away on Monday after protracted illness. A large number of people participated in her funeral prayers held at Jamia Masjid, Block C, Police Foundation in Islamabad. People from all walks […]

Kathua rape-murder: Lawyers in PaK to observe strike on 21 April

Kathua rape-murder: Lawyers in PaK to observe strike on 21 April

By Our Correspondent MUZAFFARABAD: The lawyer community will observe strike on Saturday in Pakistan-administered Kashmir to protest against the brutal rape and murder of a minor girl in Kathua. The announcement was made at the emergency meeting of PaK Supreme Court Bar Association held here on Friday. In a statement, Secretary General of the Bar […]

Kathua rape and murder: Hundreds march in Muzaffarabad

Kathua rape and murder: Hundreds march in Muzaffarabad

By Khizar Hayat Abbasi MUZAFFARABAD: Hundreds of people, mostly young girls, on Thursday took to streets here to protest against the brutal rape and murder of an eight-year-old in Kathua area of Jammu. The protest demonstration organized by Pasban-e- Huriyat Jammu and Kashmir started from Burhan Wani Chok and terminated at Garhi Pan Chok where […]

7 killed, 12 wounded in Pak Kashmir accidents

7 killed, 12 wounded in Pak Kashmir accidents

By Narrator Correspondent Muzaffarabad: At least seven people were killed and 12 others injured on Tuesday in two separate road accidents in Pakistan-administered Kashmir, police said. Five persons, including four women, died when a Garhi Dupatta bound car slipped into a ditch at Hariala Gujran while negotiating a sharp curve, a police official said. Scores […]

Pakistani Kashmir’s PM to expand cabinet to avoid no-trust motion

Pakistani Kashmir’s PM to expand cabinet to avoid no-trust motion

By Mohammad Aslam Mir MUZAFFARABAD: The Pakistan-administered Kashmir (PaK) cabinet is likely to be expanded for the second time since the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) government came into power in 2016 general elections in the state. PaK Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider Khan has decided to induct eight more ministers in the cabinet, taking the total […]

969 MW Neelum-Jhelum power project inaugurated in Pakistani Kashmir

969 MW Neelum-Jhelum power project inaugurated in Pakistani Kashmir

Being dubbed as a ‘new wonder of Pakistan’, the power project comprises three components including a dam, waterway system involving 52 kilometers long tunnels and an underground power house. Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Friday inaugurated the much-awaited 969 megawatt Neelum-Jhelum hydropower project in Pakistan-administered Kashmir. The project would generate 5.150 billion units […]