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Mehbooba Mufti, daughter allegedly put under house arrest

PULWAMA:  Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) leader Mehbooba Mufti claimed that she and her daughter were put under house arrest and not allowed to visit the Pulwama residence of party leader Waheed Parra, who was arrested by the Indian forces earlier

AJK to impose lockdown to curb spread of COVID-19

KASHMIR: The Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) government has decided to impose a 15-day lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus COVID-19. According to sources, the decision was made on Tuesday after the AJK ‘s cabinet was briefed on the

Indian forces arrest six more youth in held Kashmir

SRINAGAR: Indian forces in their fresh act of state terrorism have arrested six Kashmiri youth in an operation in Indian occupied Jammu and Kashmir. According to Kashmir media service, the six youth were arrested in the Beerwah area of Badgam

Kashmiris observe Indian Independence Day as Black Day globally

SRINAGAR: Kashmiris around the world are celebrating Black Day today on India’s Independence Day. According to Kashmiri Media Service (KMC), Kashmiris around the world will stage demonstrations and rallies against India today on the occasion of the country’s Independence Day,

PM to show solidarity with Kashmiris in AJK assembly today

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan will address the Azad Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly today to show solidarity with Kashmiris on Youm-e-Istehsal. In a tweet on Wednesday, the prime minister confirmed the news. “Kashmiris in IIOJK have been subjected to

Indian forces martyr three Kashmiris in IoK

SRINAGAR: Three more Kashmiri youth martyred by Indian forces in their fresh act of state terrorism in the outskirts of Srinagar in the wee hours of Sunday. According to Kashmir Media Service (KMS), the troops martyred the youth during a

Kashmir Martyrs Day to be observed tomorrow

MUZAFFARABAD: Kashmir Martyrs Day will be observed throughout Azad Jammu and Kashmir and Pakistan on Monday (July 13) to pay homage to 22 Kashmiris killed by the troops of Dogra Maharaja on 13th of July 1931. On the 13th of

Five killed, 18 injured as bus plunges into Neelum River

MUZAFFARABAD: Five people were killed and 18 others injured when a passenger bus fell into the Neelum River in the wee hours on Sunday. According to the rescue sources, the passengers were going to attain a wedding ceremony when the

AJK PM urges state law makers to strictly follow COVID-19 safety steps

MIRPUR: Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider Khan has advised members of the legislative assembly to strictly follow the COVID-19 safety steps during the public meetings. In his letter, addressed to the members of the AJK

AJK announces smart lockdown from today

KASHMIR: The government of Azad Jammu and Kashmir has announced to impose a stricter version of the smart lockdown due to the rise in the COVID-19 cases in the region. According to a notification, traders, shopkeepers, hotel owners found violating

Protests erupt in Kashmir after four youth arrested by Indian army

SRINAGAR: Violent protests erupted in India-held Kashmir on Sunday after four Kashmiris youths were arrested by Indian troops during a search operation in Pulwama district of Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK). According to Kashmir Media Service, soon after arrest of the youths, hundreds of rock-throwing protesters took

Indian forces torturing Kashmiris protesting for poor COVID-19 arrangements

ISLAMABAD: Kashmiri people held a protest demonstration and chanted slogans in Budgam district against the brutalities of Indian forces who were torturing the protesting people over inadequate COVID-19 arrangements. The relatives of the people put in quarantine in Indian Occupied

Indian troops martyr three youth in IoK

SRINAGAR: Indian troops continued their atrocities and martyred three youth in Kulgam district of occupied Kashmir on Monday. According to the international media service, the youth were killed during an operation at Lower Munda in Qazingund area of the district.

Indian forces kill three youth in IOK

SRINAGAR: Indian forces in their fresh act of state terrorism killed three Kashmiri youth in Kulgam district in occupied Kashmir on Saturday. As per Kashmir Media Service (KMS) report, the troops martyred the youth during a cordon and search operation

Dry weather expected in most parts of country: PMD

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) has predicted that the weather would be dry in most of the country today. According to the PMD, the weather would be dry today but thunderstorms would likely at some places in northeastern Balochistan and

Seven coronavirus cases reported in Indian Occupied Kashmir

KASHMIR: In Indian Occupied Kashmir the numbers of coronavirus cases were reported seven after three suspects returned positive results. According to Kashmir Media Service, this has taken the total number of positive cases in occupied Kashmir to seven includes 04

Indian soldier commits suicide in Srinagar

SRINAGAR: A soldier of the Indian Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) was committed suicide by shooting himself at Srinagar civil secretariat. According to Kashmir Media Service (KMS), a 36-year-old soldier, Dilbagh Singh deployed at Srinagar civil secretariat shot himself with

At least 2,157 coronavirus suspects put under observation in IoK

KASHMIR: As many as 2,157 people including travelers in contact with the suspected coronavirus have been put under surveillance in the in Occupied Kashmir. According to health authorities of territory, 1,829 people are under home quarantine and 29 are in

Two more Kashmiris youth killed by Indian forces in Shopian

SRINAGAR: Indian forces in their fresh act of state terrorism killed two more Kashmiri youth in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir. As per details, the youth were killed during a vicious cordon and search operation in Khawjapora Reban area.

Several women killed, molested by Indian troops in IOK: report

KASHMIR: As the world observed International Women’s Day, the miseries and victimization of women in Occupied Kashmir continue unabated at the hands of Indian forces.    In the wake of International Women’s Day, a report issued by the Research Section of

Over 670 women killed by Indian forces since 2001 in Kashmir: report

KASHMIR: Research Section of Kashmir Media Service issued a report that revealed at more than 670 women have been killed by Indian forces since January 2001. The report further stated that 22,911 women were widowed while 11,178 raped by Indian

Indian forces kill three more Kashmiri youth in Pulwama

SRINAGAR: Indian forces in their fresh act of state terrorism killed three more Kashmiri youth in Pulwama district. According to details, Indian forces conducted a search operation at Diver in Tral area of the Pulwama district and killed three youth.

Kashmiri journalist detained by Indian police in Pulwama

PULWANA: A Kashmiri journalist Kamran Yousuf associated with a  multimedia firm works with Newsclick, was arrested by Pulwama police. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its associate the Indian Journalists Union (IJU) condemn Yousuf’s unlawful detention.  According to details,

Tanzeem-e-Azadi expresses concern over Gilani’s health

KASHMIR: Jammu and Kashmir Islami Tanzeem-e-Azadi has expressed concern over the deteriorating health condition of All Parties Hurriyat Conference Chairman, Syed Ali Gilani in the absence of proper treatment. In Indian occupied Kashmir, Islami Tanzeem-e-Azadi issued a statement in Srinagar,

Complete shutdown observed in IoK to mark Afzal Guru’s death anniversary

ISLAMABAD: In occupied Kashmir, normal life remained further crippled due to complete shutdown on the occasion of the seventh death anniversary of Kashmiri leader, Muhammad Afzal Guru, who was hanged by the Indian authorities in New Delhi’s Tihar Jail on

Kashmir Solidarity Day: PM Imran Khan to visit AJK today

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday on the occasion of the Kashmir day will visit Azad and Jammu Kashmir to express solidarity with the people of occupied Kashmir. PM khan will address the special session of the AJK Legislative

Lipstick banned in Azad Jammu & Kashmir University

MUZAFFARABAD: The University of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (UAJ&K)  has imposed a ban on using lipstick for female students. According to sources, a circular has been issued from the University of Kotli education department saying girls cannot lipstick otherwise 100

Pakistan summons Indian envoy after unprovoked LoC firing

ISLAMABAD: The Foreign Office summoned a senior diplomat from the High Commission of India to record Pakistan’s strong reservations at the ceasefire violations by Indian forces along the Line of Control on Saturday. The Foreign Office called upon the Indian

India to restore internet in IoK after five month blackout

SRINAGAR: Internet services were being partly restored in Indian occupied Kashmir on Saturday after more than five months curfew and communications blockade by the Narendra Modi-led government. The Jammu and Kashmir home department earlier said in a notification internet access

Kotli University sacks lecturer over harassment complaint

KOTLI: A lecturer of the University of Kotli in Azad Jammu and Kashmir was sacked after an investigation team found him guilty of harassing a second-year student. According to the university spokesman, on December 2019, a second-year female student submitted