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Seven killed, over 100 injured as quake hits PoK's Mirpur, tremors felt in India too

Islamabad, Sep 24 (UNI) At least seven people were killed and over 100 injured, when an earthquake measuring 5.8 on the Richter scale, hit Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) and parts of India, on Tuesday evening.

Imran Khan's Muzaffarabad rally in POK to counter India was a flop show: Reports

Islamabad, Sept 14 (BNS): Amid a raging war of words and diplomacy with India over its Kashmir move, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's rally in POK was reportedly a flop show with residents of the Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) abstaining from it in Muzaffarabad on Friday.

If talks are held with Pakistan then it will now only be on PoK: Rajnath Singh

Kalka, Aug 18 (IBNS): Indian Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday sent out a strong message to Pakistan and said talks will only take place with the neighbouring nation when they stop aiding and abetting terrorism.

Pakistan tastes own medicine, posters in Islamabad favours India's annexation of Balochistan, PoK after it scrapped Article 370

Islamabad, Aug 7 (IBNS): Pakistan, which has been backing militancy in Jammu and Kashmir, got a taste of its own medicine on Tuesday when much similar to the ones by the separatist groups were doing in India, posters in favour of India's establishment of control in Balochistan and Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) appeared in capital Islamabad after India abrogated Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir.

Remain vigilant: British government asks its nationals who are travelling in Jammu and Kashmir

New Delhi, Aug 3 (IBNS): At a time when the state government has directed all tourists and pilgrims to leave the valley in the backdrop of intelligence inputs on terror threats, the British government has directed its nationals to remain 'vigilant' while travelling in Jammu and Kashmir.

Pakistan re-activates terror launch pads, relocates Masood Azhar brother to PoK: Indian Intelligence

New Delhi:  A Pakistan emboldened by the visit of Prime Minister Imran Khan to the United States, has reactivated its terror launch pads against India in the Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (POK) with plans to trigger something big in Kashmir, according to sources in Indian intelligence.

Karvan-e-Aman bus to PoK remains suspended

Srinagar, Jun 10 (UNI): The Karvan-e-Aman bus, operating between Srinagar and Muzaffarabad, capital of Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir (PoK), on Monday remained suspended since March 24, official sources said.

Centre suspends LoC trade between J&K and Pak-Occupied Kashmir

New Delhi, Apr 18 (IBNS): The Centre on Thursday suspended trade with Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir across the Line of Control.

Remain prepared for eventualities, Imran Khan asks armed forces, people after India's surgical strike

Islamabad, Feb 26 (IBNS): In the aftermath of the Indian Air Force (IAF)'s surgical strike across the Line of Control (LoC) in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK), Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday asked his armed forces and people to remain prepared for all eventualities.

Former Army chief General Shankar Roy Chowdhury lauds IAF, demands elimination of all anti-India terror outfits in POK

Kolkata, Feb 26 (UNI/IBNS) :Former Army chief General Shankar Roy Chowdhury on Tuesday waxed eloquent about the Indian Air Force (IAF) for carrying out surprise surgical strike destroying terror outfits' dens in POK, and said India should also eliminate all the terrorists and their leaders until they stop attacking Indian establishments.

Kashmir of India enjoys more freedom than Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (POK), says US report

Washington, Feb 17 (IBNS) US-based independent democracy watchdog organization Freedom House has asserted in its 2019 report that the Indian state of Jammu & Kashmir enjoys more freedom than Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir (PoK) and Pakistan itself, contrary to popular allegations levelled by the Imran Khan-led government in Pakistan. 

PoK, Sindh to be part of India if Modi returns to power, promises Bihar BJP chief

Patna, Dec 2 (TheBiharPost/IBNS): The Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) has promised to capture Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir (PoK) as well as Sindh province in the neighbouring country if the Narendra Modi government returns to power after 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

Mehbooba writes to Modi on opening PoK pilgrimage route

Srinagar, Dec 1 (IBNS): Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for opening of the route to Sharda Peeth in Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK).

OHCHR Report on Kashmir human rights is seriously flawed and biased, says European think tank group

Amsterdam, Jun 25 (IBNS): The human rights report on Kashmir by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) glosses over the cross-border terrorism exported by Pakistan while being unreasonably critical of India’s human rights record, said a prominent think tank group of Europe engaged in South Asian studies.

PoK integral part of India, one doesn't need to get Pakistan Govt letter for medical visa in India : Sushma Swaraj

New Delhi, Jul 18 (IBNS) : Sending out a strong message to Pakistan, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday confirmed a medical visa for a young man from Pakistan Occupied Kashmir, asserting no one from PoK needs letter from the Pakistan Government as the area is an integral part of India.