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Will act as Kashmir’s ambassador, vows PM Khan

Premier warns Modi Pakistan willing to fight fire with fire

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August 14, 2019


Azad Jammu and Kashmir approves Rs2.35b for local government council

Raja Farooq Haider Khan chairs meeting

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August 2, 2019


Azad Jammu and Kashmir assembly session called to discuss Indian aggression along the LoC

AJK Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider Khan will brief the House on his visit to Europe

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March 3, 2019


Polling ends in Azad Jammu and Kashmir’s LA-18

The seat fell vacant after the death of Khan Bahadur Khan

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October 21, 2018


PCB recruitment criteria questionable : official

ISLAMABAD: Employment criterion of Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has raised grave concern for citizens as it was giving undue favour to a specific region, an official said on Tuesday. An official on request of anonymity disclosed that the board’s anomaly has been discussed and question was raised among members for giving extra favour to Punjab…

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February 13, 2018


Kashmir Solidarity Day to be observed on Feb 5

ISLAMABAD: Kashmir Solidarity Day will be observed across the world including Pakistan on Feburary 5 to express solidarity with the Kashmiri people struggling for their right to self-determination under UN resolutions. The day is being observed to give to the world a loud and clear message that the hearts of Pakistanis and Kashmiris throb in…

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February 4, 2018


Khurram Dastgir reaches Line of Control to meet soldiers 

RAWALPINDI: Minister for Defence, Engineer Khurram Dastgir Khan Monday said Pakistan will vigorously deter enemy aggression and deliver a robust response. He was addressing officers and troops at the Line of Control (LOC) in Chirikot, Azad Jammu and Kashmir, said a statement issued here. The minister interacted with the troops and appreciated their vigilance and…

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January 22, 2018


Video: Sheikh Rashid wants removal, treason trial of AJK Prime Minister

Awami Muslim League (AML) chief Sheikh Rashid Ahmed has said that Azad Jammu and Kashmir Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider should be removed from his office and tried for treason over his recent remarks about Kashmir’s accession to Pakistan.

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July 31, 2017


Chop off my head if I have said something wrong: AJK PM

NEWS DESK: Azad Jammu and Kashmir Prime Minister Farooq Haider, in yet another clarification, said that he should have been questioned over his comments and his head chopped off if he had said something wrong. Watch what he said here:

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July 31, 2017


Watch: AJK PM takes u-turn on statement about Kashmir

Prime Minister of Azad Jammu and Karachi (AJK) Raja Farooq Haider took a u-turn regarding the controversial statements he made about Kashmir’s association with Pakistan.

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July 31, 2017


Lahore Qalandars to train cricketers in AJK

MUZAFFARABAD: Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) government has entered in a contract with renowned cricket club Lahore Qalandars to trained young cricketers and launch a talent hunting drive. Chief Executive of Lahore Qalandars Rana Atif and renowned test cricketer Aaqib Javaid Friday met Prime Minister Azad Kashmir Raja Farooq Haider Khan and discussed various measures…

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July 7, 2017


Balochistan, AJK governments unveil deficit budgets

KARACHI: The Balochistan and Azad Jammu and Kashmir government have unveiled their budgets showing a hefty deficit. The Balochistan government plans to spend Rs328.5 billion on its operations and infrastructure development in the province during the next financial year despite a much smaller estimated resource envelope of Rs.276.4bn, showing a hefty deficit of Rs52.1bn or…

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June 16, 2017


Population census in 63 districts to conclude on Monday

ISLAMABAD: The population and household count in the first block of the phase one under the 6th population and housing census in sixty-three districts across the country would conclude on Monday. The homeless people in the first block will be counted on Tuesday. The First Block of the First Phase includes 16 districts in Punjab, 8 in…

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March 26, 2017


PM Sharif to visit Muzaffarabad tomorrow

MUZAFFARABAD: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif is scheduled to visit Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) capital Muzaffarabad on Thursday. During the visit, the Prime Minister will chair a budget meeting of the Kashmir Council besides other engagements. The Prime Minister, on this occasion, will also be briefed by planning and development department of AJK about…

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December 28, 2016


Exclusive video of passenger bus hit by Indian shelling in Neelum Valley

On Wednesday, Indian troops hit a passenger coaster in Azad Jammu and Kashmir’s Nagdar area, killing 10 people and injuring 11 others. The coaster was en route to Muzaffarabad. Nagdar is located in the upper belt of Neelum valley that straddles the restive Line of Control (LoC).

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November 25, 2016


President urges AJK govt to ensure basic facilities

ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain on Tuesday urged upon the Azad Jammu and Kashmir government to focus on providing all basic facilities to the people and improve their living standard. Talking to AJK Prime Minister Raja Muhammad Farooq Haider Khan here at the Aiwan-e-Sadr, the President emphasized on ensuring good governance and transparency in carrying out…

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August 30, 2016


Kashmiri women offer bangles to UN chief over inaction

MUZAFFARABAD: Women in Azad Jammu and Kashmir offered their bangles to Ban Ki-moon Tuesday, an insult in patriarchal South Asia aimed at the UN head’s perceived inaction over violence in Indian occupied Kashmir. Hundreds of refugee women marched in Muzzafarabad chanting slogans against the UN and India as some clutched their bangles in their hands…

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August 23, 2016


18 dead in AJK wedding party bus accident

MUZAFFARABAD: At least 18 people were killed when a bus carrying a wedding party fell into into a ravine in a remote hilly area of Azad Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday, officials said. Twenty-nine others were injured, six critically, and local authorities warned the death toll could rise. “A bus (was) carrying around 50 people,…

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August 14, 2016


Raja Farooq Haider takes oath as AJK PM

MUZAFFARABAD: Raja Farooq Haider Khan of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) took oath as new Prime Minister of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) Sunday evening. AJK President Sardar Muhammad Yaqoob Khan administered the oath to him at a ceremony here at the lawns of AJK Legislative Assembly building. The ceremony was attended by outgoing Prime Minister…

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July 31, 2016