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Poonch: A woman from Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district was handed over by authorities from Pakistan-administered Kashmir (PaK) after she ‘inadvertently’ crossed the Line of Control (LoC) four months ago. “Zareena Bi from Chela Dangri had crossed over to the other side and has been handed back by PaK authorities today,” Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Poonch Ramesh K Angral told the news agency Kashmir News Observer. The police officer added that the woman was…

Bandipora: Counting of votes for Hajin-A and Drugmulla constituencies of DDC in Bandipora and Kupwara districts have been stopped on Tuesday as one of the contestants happen to be a Pakistan administered Kashmir resident, officials said on Tuesday. According to a local news agency GNS, officials said that contestant from Hajin-A, Shazia Aslam is said to be brought up in Muzzafarabad area of Pakistan administered Kashmir and married to a Kashmiri militant, Mohammad Phapoo who…

Bandipora: Amid the District Development Council (DDC) polls held across Jammu and Kashmir, one of the candidates originally from Pakistan Administered Kashmir and contesting elections from Hajin-A Block of north Kashmir’s Bandipora, said that both India and Pakistan administrative Kashmirs are one and her own country. The candidate, Shazia Aslam, currently backed by the newly formed ‘Yasir-Imtiyaz Alliance’ for DDC polls, was born and brought up in Muzzafarabad area of Pakistan administered Kashmir, and married…

Poonch: Two minor girls from Pakistan administered Kashmir were apprehended by Indian army after they crossed Line of Control in Poonch, officials said on Sunday. They said that girls aged 13 and 17 respectively were apprehended near Sarla in Sub Sector Gulpur at around 0845 hours today. A senior army officer confirmed that two minor girls were apprehended and would be handed over to police. It has been learnt that the girls will be handed…

In a recent report titled “2020 China Military Power Report”, to the US Congress, by the United States Department of Defence’s Pentagon, the Indian map was showed with Pakistan-administered Kashmir as being part of Pakistan, while Aksai Chin was shown as a separate entity. In its report, released in September 2020, the Pentagon report shows the map in at least 10 pages, which ignores the claim of India over Pakistan administered Kashmir, showing it to…

New Delhi: Day after Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan announced the granting of provisional-provincial status to Gilgit-Baltistan, India has said that Pakistan is intended to “camouflage the illegal occupation” of the region by Islamabad. Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) spokesperson Anurag Srivastava said India “firmly rejects” the attempt by Pakistan to bring material changes to a part of Indian territory which is under Islamabad’s “illegal and forcible occupation” and asked the neighbouring country to…

Pakistan: Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan on Sunday announced the granting of provisional-provincial status to Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan media reported. Khan, according to reports, announced the decision after arriving in the area to attend its 73rd Independence Day celebrations. “One of the reasons for me coming to Gilgit-Baltistan is to announce that we have decided to grant Gilgit-Baltistan the provisional provincial status,” Pakistan based news agency APP quoted Imran Khan as having said. “We have…