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Norway urges India, Pakistan for dialogue on Kashmir issue

Norway urges India, Pakistan for dialogue on Kashmir issue

By News Desk The Norwegian Foreign Minister, on Tuesday, called for dialogue between Pakistan and India to resolve the Kashmir issue, Radio Pakistan reported. Borge Brende made the comments in response to a motion tabled by leader of the Christian Democratic Party, Knut Arild Hareide on the human rights violations being committed by the Indian forces […]

Pakistan to continue extending moral, diplomatic support to Kashmir

Pakistan to continue extending moral, diplomatic support to Kashmir

By News Desk Leader of the House in Senate, Raja Zafarul Haq, said Pakistan will continue to extend moral, political and diplomatic support to the people of Indian occupied Kashmir, reported Radio Pakistan. He was addressing a ceremony to pay tribute to martyred Kashmiri leaders, Maulvi Muhammad Farooq and Khawaja Abdul Ghani Lone, in Islamabad. […]

Lives half-lived: The hidden cost of Kashmir conflict

Lives half-lived: The hidden cost of Kashmir conflict

By AFP MUZZAFARABAD:  Muhammad Ashraf’s eyes fill with tears, overwhelmed by grief and joy all at once, as he recounts being reunited with his family 26 years after they were torn apart by militancy in disputed Kashmir. “My son was 12 years old when we separated. Now my grandson is 16,” he told AFP of […]

OIC wants peaceful resolution of the Kashmir dispute: secretary general

OIC wants peaceful resolution of the Kashmir dispute: secretary general

The Organisation of Islamic Conference (OIC) is in agreement with Pakistan over peaceful resolution of the decades-old Kashmir dispute, the secretary-general of the Muslim bloc Dr Yusuf Ahmad Al-Othaimeen said Monday. Addressing a joint press conference alongside Adviser to Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz, Dr Al-Othaimeen said the Kashmir issue was at the […]

Three people killed, several injured during protests in India-held Kashmir

Three people killed, several injured during protests in India-held Kashmir

REUTERS Three people were killed and more than a dozen injured on Sunday when police clashed with protesters during a by-election in Srinagar in India-held Kashmir (IHK), an official said. Suspected separatist factions in Kashmir had called for a boycott of the by-polls, resulting in heightened security and low voter turnout when the polling began. […]

India fast-tracks hydro projects in occupied Kashmir

India fast-tracks hydro projects in occupied Kashmir

India fast-tracks hydro projects in occupied Kashmir By Agency A private vehicle crosses a bridge as excavators are used at the dam site of Kishanganga power project in Gurez, 160 km (99 miles) north of Srinagar June 21, 2012. PHOTO: REUTERS NEW DELHI: India has fast-tracked hydropower projects worth $15 billion in held Kashmir in recent months, […]

Pakistan ‘strongly condemns’ rising Indian atrocities in Occupied Kashmir

Pakistan ‘strongly condemns’ rising Indian atrocities in Occupied Kashmir

Pakistan ‘strongly condemns’ rising Indian atrocities in Occupied Kashmir By Our Correspondent ISLAMABAD: Taking note of the killing of a Kashmiri girl by Indian security forces, Foreign Office Spokesperson Nafees Zakaria on Thursday said Islamabad strongly condemned continued violence against innocent Kashmiris in the Indian Occupied Kashmir. Speaking to media representatives during a routine press briefing […]

AJK President calls on UNSC to hold urgent debate on Kashmir issue

AJK President calls on UNSC to hold urgent debate on Kashmir issue

BRUSSELS: President of Azad Jammu and Kashmir Sardar Masood Khan has asked United Nation Security Council (UNSC) to urgently conduct a debate on issue of Kashmir specially violation of human rights in Indian Held Kashmir (IHK). He was addressing as a chief guest at a conference titled, “Kashmir Conflict and International Opinion” organized by Kashmir […]

Death toll from deadly occupied Kashmir avalanches climbs to 20

Death toll from deadly occupied Kashmir avalanches climbs to 20

SRINAGAR, India (AFP) – Rescuers retrieved the bodies Friday of another four Indian soldiers buried beneath tonnes of snow in occupied Kashmir, taking the death toll from a series of avalanches to 20, the military said. The disaster struck an army post and a patrol along the de facto border that divides the disputed territory […]

PM Nawaz apprises global leaders about humanitarian situation in Kashmir

PM Nawaz apprises global leaders about humanitarian situation in Kashmir

DAVOS: In separate meetings with premiers of Sweden and Sri Lanka on Wednesday, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif apprised the leaders about grave human rights situation in the Indian-occupied Kashmir. In his meeting with Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven, Sharif dilated upon the ongoing human rights abuse by the Indian state and its security forces in […]

Gun battle in occupied Kashmir leaves three suspected militants dead

Gun battle in occupied Kashmir leaves three suspected militants dead

SRINAGAR, India (Yes news) – Three suspected militants were killed in an overnight gun battle with soldiers in a village in India-held Kashmir, an army spokesman said Monday. Rajesh Kalia said troops cordoned off the village near the tourist resort of Pahalgam after receiving a tip that fighters were hiding out in a private home […]

Prime Minister’s envoys sensitize French Senate and Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Kashmir Issue

Prime Minister’s envoys sensitize French Senate and Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Kashmir Issue

Paris, 28th September, 2016. The special envoys of the Prime Minister of Pakistan on Jammu and Kashmir, Senator Ayesha Raza Farooq and Rana Muhammad Afzal Khan, Member of Pakistan National Assembly met with French Senators, Senior officials of the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs, local think tank and Pakistani Kashmiri community in Paris today and […]