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Pakistan indulged in ethnic cleansing of local Kashmiris in 1947: CRPF official

Suneem Khan, a senior medico serving with Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) Srinagar, has alleged that Islamabad was involved in ethnic cleansing in Kashmir during the Pakistani invasion of October 1947. 

Oct 22, 1947 should be observed as 'Resistance Day': activist Sajjad Raja

New Delhi:  Gilgit-Baltistan leader and activist Sajjad Raja on Saturday recalled the  invasion of Jammu and Kashmir by Pakistan on October 22, 1947 and said the day should be observed as 'Resistance Day'.

'With China and Pakistan's backing, Turkey's Erdogan is eyeing Islamic world leadership'

Istanbul: With the backing of China and Pakistan, Turkey is aiming to achieve a leadership role in the Islamic world and oust Saudi Arabia from this place, according to an opinion piece published in a prominent news portal.

Twitter users slam Mahathir Mohamad over Kashmir remark

Kuala Lumpur: Former Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad's remarks on the scrapping of Article 370 in Kashmir has earned flak from the Twitter users as he chose to keep silent on the inhuman treatment of the Uighur Muslims in China while attacking India which has fast-tracked development process in the Kashmir region after doing away with the stumbling block that was this temporary provision.

PoK activist Amjad Ayub Mirza observes first anniversary of scrapping Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir

Glasgow: A prominent Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK) activist observed the first anniversary of Indian government's move of scrapping Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir last year by cutting tri-colour cake and releasing balloons.

Pakistan's state-run PTV sacks 2 journalists for showing Kashmir as part of India

Islamabad: Pakistan's state-run PTV has sacked two employees for showing "incorrect map of Pakistan" that was showing occupied Kashmir to be a part of Indian territory.

Pakistan using non-state actors as proxies in Kashmir Valley to stir trouble: Human rights activist Amjad Ayub Mirza

Glasgow: Glasgow-based human rights activist Amjad Ayub Mirza has said Pakistan is using its non-state actors as its proxies in the Valley of Kashmir to stir disturbance.

Agents of Pakistan's military killed Kashmir nationalist leader Arif Shahid 7 yrs ago: Sajjad Raja

London: Marking the seventh martyrdom anniversary of Arif Shahid, a Kashmiri nationalist leader who advocated independence of Kashmir from both India and Pakistan's rule,  National Equality Party Chairman Sajjad Raja said agents of Pakistan's powerful military agencies killed the Kashmiri nationalist leader and hence they will never be traced.

Pashtun activist claims Pakistan Army committing human rights violations

Islamabad: A Pashtun activist has accused the Pakistan Army of committing human rights violations in the country's tribal areas bordering Afghanistan.

Pakistan disobeying UNSC resolution on Kashmir: PoK activist writes to British MP

London/IBNS:  A political activist from Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) Shabir Choudhry has written to British lawmaker and Leader of Opposition, Keir Starmer, and informed him that Islamabad is not obeying  UN Security Council's resolutions on Kashmir issue.

The Resistance Front - Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Toiba's shadow terror outfit now launched in Kashmir: Reports

Srinagar/IBNS: An intelligence report submitted to national security planners in New Delhi has claimed that a new terror group-The Resistance Front-has taken responsibility for major terror attacks and firefights in Jammu and Kashmir over the past few weeks, media reports said.

Pakistan settling retired soldiers, labourers in PoK in bid to change demography: Report

Islamabad/IBNS: In a bid to change the demography of  Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (POK), PM Imran Khan-led government is settling large numbers of retired Pakistani soldiers in that region, media reports said.

Pakistan observers sniff eyewash on Masood Azhar, Hafiz Saeed ahead of FATF ruling

Islamabad/IBNS: In what can be seen as a golden eyewash at a time when the threat of being blacklisted by international terror financing and money laundering watchdog Financial Action Task Force (FATF) looms large over it, Pakistan last week convicted Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) founder Hafiz Saeed, who was arrested last year, in two terror financing cases. However, the reality inside Pakistan can be different with strong beliefs by observers that Pakistan is stage-managing the episode and even claiming that another top terrorist, Masood Azhar, the mastermind of the Pulwama attack last year February in India killing 40 soldiers, has gone missing. 

Ahead of talks with Pakistan PM Imran Khan, Donald Trump offers to 'help' on Kashmir issue again

Davos/IBNS: Despite repeated mentions by India that Kashmir is a bilateral issue, US President Donald Trump on Tuesday once again said he was ready to 'help' solve the dispute related to the region between neighbouring India and Pakistan.

Russia doesn't back any move to discuss Kashmir at UN

Moscow/UNI: The Kashmir problem is a matter of direct talks between India and Pakistan and Russia doesn’t support the initiative to discuss it within the United Nations, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Friday.