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Woman killed in unprovoked Indian firing: ISPR

MIRPUR/MUZAFFARABAD -UNS : A house-wife was killed and three of her family members were injured in unprovoked firing by the Indian troops on Kairni Madhar village along the Line of Control (LoC) in Naiza Pir sector, Haveili district, on Friday, ISPR said. According to the …

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Protesters burn Indian flag in Azad Kashmir

MUZAFFARBAD: Hundreds of people in Pakistani Kashmir burnt India’s flag and an effigy of its prime minister Sunday in protest at a crackdown on separatists in the Indian sector of the divided region. Refugees from Indian-ruled Kashmir rallied under the banner of “Pasban-e-Hurriyat” (Protectors of …

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Pakistan’s remittances

Worker remittances to Pakistan have increased sharply since the launch of the Pakistan Remittance Initiative (PRI) in 2009. Thirty-three years after the first remittances began to trickle in from the Gulf, their volume had reached $6 billion. In the six years since then-finance minister Shaukat …

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Shafqat Hussain’s hanging postponed

ISLAMABAD: The execution Shafqat Hussain has been postponed for an indefinite period. President Mamnoon Hussain shelved the hanging on the request of Federal Interior Minister, Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan. “I want to investigate the case myself,” the sources quoted the minister as saying. Earlier, the …

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Pakistan, India Resume Kashmir Trade

MUZAFFARABAD: Pakistani officials Wednesday said stalled trade with India across the de facto border in the disputed territory of Kashmir had resumed after negotiations with Indian authorities. Trade was suspended on Friday after Indian authorities detained a Pakistani truck driver accused of drug trafficking. Kashmir …

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No power of world can break Pakistan-Kashmir bond: PM Nawaz

MUZAFFARABAD : On the occasion of Kashmir Solidarity Day, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif stated that Kashmir is jugular vein of Pakistan and no power of the world can break this strong bond. Addressing the joint session of Azad Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly and Kashmir …

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India always exhibits traditional stubbornness on Kashmir issue: PM Nawaz

MUZAFFARABAD -UNS–Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday stated that India has always exhibited its traditional stubbornness regarding Kashmir issue. While addressing the meeting of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) Council in Muzaffarabad, the Prime Minister remarked that it is wrong to term the struggle of …

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Indian firing at LoC, one soldier killed

MUZAFFARABAD – Indian forces opened unprovoked fire at the Line of Control (LoC) in the Pandu Sector on Thursday, resultantly one Pakistan Army soldier was killed. According to the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), Indian border security forces once again committed a violation of the …

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