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October 13, 2017 11:40 AM Kashmiri people to mark Oct 27 as ‘Black Day’

ISLAMABAD: Ministry of Kashmir Affairs and Gilgit-Baltistan and Government of Azad Jammu Kashmir have finalised preparations to observe October 27 as black day against India’s illegitimate occupation of Jammu and Kashmir. Every year the Kashmiris observe October 27 as “Black Day” all over the world to mark the day when Indian army landed in Srinagar 4

October 12, 2017 8:18 AM Victims of Indian firing at LoC likely to get military burials, their families to get martyr’s package: report

Families of the victims of unprovoked firing by Indian border forces at the Line of Control (LoC) are likely to be offered martyr’s package as well as military burials for their loved ones, a report in a local English daily said on Thursday. According to the report, the federal government has agreed with the Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) government’s 5

October 12, 2017 7:10 AM LoC firing victims to get military burial, martyr’s package

ISLAMABAD: The federal government has agreed with Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) government’s proposal to offer martyr’s package to the families of the victims of the Indian security force’s unprovoked firing at the Line of Control (LoC), while also offering the deceased proper military burials. Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, who is also the AJK Council 8

October 10, 2017 6:40 PM LoC violations attempts to divert attention from Indian atrocities in Kashmir: President AJK

President of Azad Jammu and Kashmir Sardar Masood Khan on Tuesday said that India wants to divert the attention from its continued state terrorism in Indian occupied Kashmir by attacking the Kashmiri nation and Pakistani forces on the Line of Control (LoC). "The United Nations, in its stagnated diplomatic stance, has failed to resolve the Kashmir issue 7

October 9, 2017 12:25 AM A decade on, reconstruction work still incomplete

At 8:52 am on Sunday morning, locals gathered at the site of the Balakot High School in a solemn ceremony to mark the twelfth anniversary of the 2005 earthquake. The 7.6 magnitude earthquake had left over 85,000 people dead, including 63 pupils at the high school, whose crumbling debris became a tomb for the students. The earthquake had flattened Balakot 4

October 8, 2017 6:12 AM Pakistan marks 12th anniversary of deadly earthquake

MIRPUR (AJK): The 12th anniversary of the country’s worst earthquake of October 8 is being observed today. To mark the day, special prayer ceremonies are being held for the victims of the deadliest quake at mosques, schools and government offices in Muzaffarabad. Besides, one-minute silence was observed and sirens were blown at 08:52 am in the memory 7

October 8, 2017 6:11 AM Oct 8 earthquake: Tragedy struck, 12 years ago today

PESHAWAR: The 12th memorial of the devastating 2005 earthquake, which left nearly 100,000 people killed and hundreds of thousands homeless besides destroying the basic infrastructure, is being observed in Kashmir and adjoining areas today. The day started with special prayers for the victims of the quake in mosques and at their graves followed by a one minute 8

October 7, 2017 4:41 AM Nawaz Sharif meets AJK PM in London

LONDON: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif met with Azad Jammu and Kashmir premier Raja Farooq Haider on Thursday in London. The AJK inquired about the well-being and prayed for the speedy recovery of Begum Kulsoom Nawaz, who is currently undergoing treatment for lymphoma. During the meeting, AJK’s senior minister Chaudhry Tariq Farooq was also present 5

September 29, 2017 3:06 AM Kashmiris cannot be separated from Pakistan: AJK president

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan is incomplete without Kashmir. Kashmiris have been unceasingly enduring the atrocities of Indian forces since 1947, Azad Jammu and Kashmir President Sardar Masood Khan said on Thursday. "Their only aspiration is to unite with Pakistan and the youth of Pakistan must not harbor any doubts about it. What they rather need is to give their 5

September 29, 2017 1:44 AM ‘Do more’ statement: NA standing committee summons Khawaja Asif

ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly’s Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs on Thursday censured Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif for his statement during his visit to the United States and summoned him to clarify his position in its next meeting. Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif, during an interaction in the US, had suggested that the country must put its house 6