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71st Foundation Day of Azad Jammu and Kashmir is being marked today

MUZZAFFARABAD: The 71st Foundation Day of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) is being marked on Wednesday (today) with national zeal and fervor. Main ceremony of the day will be held at the Police Lines here, which will be addressed by President AJK, Masood Khan and Prime Minister, Raja Farooq Hyder. Special prayers are being offered for the prosperity and development of the region and early liberation of Indian held Kashmir. Yesterday, the Federal Minister for Kashmir Affairs and Gilgit Baltistan, Ali Amin Khan Gandapur…

Child rape case heightens India’s Hindu-Muslim divide

JAMMU: The internet is being cut for hours on end in Jammu as authorities try to halt protests that have grown in the Kashmir winter capital since the rape-murder of an eight year old girl opened a new front in India's Hindu-Muslim divide. With near daily protests held across the country over the brutal killing, Jammu police say the digital clampdown is to halt the spread of "rumours" that inflame tensions. Much damage has already been done in the city. Eight Hindu men are on trial for the rape and murder of the Muslim…

AJK PM Raja Farooq Haider in London for anti-India rally

MIRPUR: Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider reached London on Sunday night to lead the scheduled April 18 mass anti-India protest rally over atrocities in Kashmir on the arrival of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the United Kingdom. The leadership of the main political parties of AJK are already present in the UK to join the Kashmiris scheduled protest. The leader of the opposition in Legislative Assembly Choudhary Muhammad Yasin, former Prime Minister of AJK and PTI AJK Chapter’s…

Kashmiris observe Black Day on India’s Independence Day

SRINAGAR: Kashmiris on both sides of the Line of Control (LoC) and across the world are observing India’s Independence Day as Black Day in a protest against usurping of their right to self -determination. The aim of observing Black Day is to  convey a message to international community that India has usurped Kashmiris' inalienable right to self-determination by the dint of force, reported Radio Pakistan. The day will be marked by a complete strike in occupied Kashmir, call for which has been jointly given by the…

Story of AJK’s separation from Pakistan based on distortion, clarifies AJK PM

ISLAMABAD: Azad Jammu and Kashmir Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider on Monday once again clarified his statement which allegedly said that he is considering AJK’s accession to another country after former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s disqualification, ARY News reported. Addressing a press conference, the AJK prime minister took a swipe at Jang Group for publishing a false statement attributed to him that Kashmir was contemplating its accession to another country following the Sharif's disqualification. He said that…

Killer avalanches take lives of five in Indian-held Kashmir

SRINAGAR: Avalanches killed five people in Indian-held Kashmir on Wednesday - four members of a family whose home was buried under snow and an Indian soldier stationed at a military base. The four family members died when an avalanche ripped through the small village of Badugam in the Gurez area, close to Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK), while they were asleep in their home. Police and rescuers managed to pull an 18-year-old from the mounds of snow but he was the sole survivor. "The avalanche struck the village at 4:00…

Neither Kashmiris nor Pakistanis have lost courage: President AJK

ISLAMABAD: President of Azad Jammu and Kashmir Masood Khan has said that neither Kashmiris nor Pakistanis have lost courage, ARY News reported on Sunday. Speaking in a press conference at Kashmir House in Islamabad, Khan said that the objective of Uri attacks in Occupied Kashmir and the hostilities at Line of Control (LoC) by Indian forces was to divert the attention from human rights abuses being carried out in Kashmir. He said that the Kashmir issue is on the agenda of the United Nations. He added that the Kashmiri…