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September 22, 2018 6:53 PM India emerging as intolerant fascist nation: Lord Nazir

ISLAMABAD: The Member of the British House of Lords Nazir Ahmed on Saturday said that India was emerging as intolerant and fascist nation for supporting the fascist group and also for suppressing the voice of Kashmiri people during their freedom movement. The Indian government and the military were on the same page to promote ‘Hindutva’ sentiment for pressing 1

August 29, 2018 2:33 PM India committed 1 686 ceasefire violations in last 8 months, Senate told

ISLAMABAD: A total of 1,686 ceasefire violations along Line of Control (LoC) had been committed by Indian Army since January 1, 2018 to date, Minister for Defence Pervez Khattak told Senate on Wednesday. Responding to the question of Senator Samina Saeed, he said 23 civilians had embraced Shahadat while 136 civilians suffered injuries due to the ceasefire 3

June 26, 2018 12:00 AM Minor Pakistani boy crosses over to IHK

ISLAMABAD: A minor boy from AJK was apprehended by Indian army after he inadvertently crossed over to the Indian side along the LoC in Held Kashmir’s Degwar area in Poonch district, Geo News reported. The boy has been identified as Abdullah. Sources said the army after preliminary questioning handed him over to police. The latter said he appears to have crossed 2

June 19, 2018 12:00 AM Gen Bajwa spends Eid with troops at LoC

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa spent Eid day with troops along the Line of Control, according to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR). The army chief, accompanied by Commander Rawalpindi Corps, offered Eid prayers. He prayed for Pakistan’s peace and prosperity. Talking to the troops, General Bajwa lauded their 42

June 16, 2018 6:28 PM Army Chief Gen. Bajwa spends Eid day with troops along LoC

Rawalpindi: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa spent Eid day with troops along Line of Control. According to Inter Services Public Relations, the Army Chief offered Eid prayer and prayed for peace and prosperity of Pakistan. Talking to troops, General Bajwa lauded their commitment, high morale and devotion for defence of the motherland 7

May 29, 2018 6:32 PM Pakistan, India DGMOs agree to fully implement 2003 ceasefire agreement

RAWALPINDI: Pakistan’s director general of military operation established a hotline contact with his Indian counterpart on Tuesday and discussed border situation along the Line of Control (LoC). A special hotline contact was established between military officiers of Pakistan and India,” ISPR reported. “Both DGs MO reviewed the prevailing situation along 4

May 3, 2018 12:00 AM India using chemical arms against Kashmiris in IHK: AJK PM

ISLAMABAD: Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider Khan Wednesday accused India of using chemical weapons in Indian Held Kashmir (IHK). He maintained, “There is evidence that Indian forces deployed in Kashmir had been using weapons that contain chemical agents in Kashmir.” This he revealed during his visit to the office of All Parties 8

April 29, 2018 2:23 PM Indian citizen returns home after spending year in captivity in Pakistan

A 23-year-old Indian national, Dalwinder Singh, who had crossed into Pakistan at Kasur's Ballanwala village on March 6, 2017, was handed over to Indian Border Security Forces (BSF) on Sunday, read a statement issued by the military's media wing. Singh was handed over to the BSF by Punjab Rangers at the Wagah checkpost "after following due legal process 8

April 21, 2018 12:00 AM Indian troops resort to fire across LoC

MUZAFFARABAD: A 55-year-old man was injured when Indian troops resorted to fire across the Line of Control (LoC) in Battal Sector in Poonch district of Azad Kashmir on Friday.The person, Noor Hameed was digging grave for a minor girl, who died of injuries due to Indian firing two days earlier, when he came under firing. The local administration said Noor Hameed 7

April 20, 2018 1:58 AM Girl injured in Indian firing dies in AJK

MUZAFFARABAD: A teenage girl succumbed to her wounds on Thursday, a day after suffering an injury in Indian firing from across the Line of Control (LoC) in Azad Jammu and Kashmir. Raja Tahir Mumtaz, Deputy Commissioner of Poonch, told Dawn that Aamna Miskeen, 15, was injured in her home some 200 feet from the LoC in Battal sector of tehsil Hajira on Wednesday 8