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Zakir Musa, Al-Qaeda commander in Kashmir, killed by Indian forces

Musa was a close aide of Burhan Wani

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May 24, 2019


Aamir Liaquat to play Burhan Wani in debut film

Wani, a Kashmiri fighter, died in July 2016

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April 26, 2019


The Burhan they killed 2 years ago still lives everywhere in Kashmir

Crackers were exploding loudly on the afternoon of July 8, 2016, the third of Shawaal. People were planning the weekend out. But then the sun began to slump and the crackling began to be punctuated with the stacatto of gunshots in Kokarnaag, some 60km from Srinagar, the summer capital of the Indian side of Kashmir….

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July 8, 2018


Burhan Wani’s sacrifices are a testimony of his resolve: COAS

ISLAMABAD: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa has said that the sacrifices rendered by freedom fighter Burhan Wani and Kashmiri youth against Indian actrocities are a testimony of their resolve. He made the statement on the first death anniversary of Wani on Saturday. The army chief has said that Kashmiris have the…

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July 8, 2017


Kashmir’s stone-pelting protesters face off against pellet guns

SRINAGAR: Security forces using pellet guns to disperse crowds of stone-throwing young protesters in the Indian-ruled region of Himalayan Kashmir have killed more than 100 people, blinding hundreds and maiming thousands over the past year. The protests have unleashed a political crisis in Indian occupied Kashmir, governed for the first time by a regional party…

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July 7, 2017


Occupied Kashmir tense as Burhan Wani anniversary looms

In a crowded hospital in Kashmir, a 17-year-old student is recovering from gunshot wounds, one of thousands of civilians injured in protests against Indian rule that have exploded since the death of a popular rebel leader a year ago. When Indian forces came to his village in the picturesque Himalayan region recently to raid a…

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July 6, 2017


Kashmir under Ramadan curfew after killing of Hizbul Mujahideen top fighter

Srinagar: Authorities clamped a curfew across most of Indian-administered Kashmir for the first day of Ramadan Sunday and partially cut telephone services to thwart protests over the killing of a top freedom fighter. The lockdown in the mainly Muslim region crippled life on the first day of the Islamic holy month after widespread violence on…

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May 28, 2017


International Community briefed on IOK situation

ISLAMABAD: Additional Secretary (UN & EC) briefed Ambassadors of foreign missions in Islamabad in the Foreign Office today on the continuously aggravating human rights situation in Indian occupied Jammu & Kashmir in the backdrop of Kashmir Solidarity Day. The Additional Secretary highlighted that Kashmir Solidarity Day is observed every year on 5 February to express…

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February 8, 2017


President Mamnoon highlights Kashmir dispute as UN marks Founding Day

ISLAMABAD: United Nations day is being observed on Monday (October 24). President Mamnoon Hussain said Pakistan joins other nations of the world in commemorating the 71st anniversary of the founding of the United Nations and Pakistan believes that the United Nations is the best forum for the international community to deal with the multifarious challenges…

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October 24, 2016


India’s violation of Indus Treaty not to be accepted: Nafees Zakaria

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan said any violation of Indus Waters Treaty (IWT) by India will be unacceptable. Responding to newsmen questions at his weekly news briefing in Islamabad today, Foreign Office Spokesman Nafees Zakaria said Pakistan is closely watching developments in this regard. The Spokesman said appropriate action will be taken in line with the Treaty in…

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October 20, 2016


Pakistan hands dossier on Indian HR violations in IHK to President UNGA

NEW YORK: Senator Mushahid Hussain and Dr. Shezra Mansab Ali, MNA, who are currently visiting the United States as Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s Envoys on Kashmir met President of UN General Assembly Peter Thomson on Wednesday and handed over a dossier about human rights violations in the Indian Occupied Kashmir. Accompanied by Ambassador Maleeha Lodhi,…

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October 13, 2016


India ‘sadly mistaken’ equating freedom fighters with terrorists: PM

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Monday said India was “sadly mistaken” to equate freedom fighters with terrorists and vowed Pakistan’s continued support to Kashmir cause. “I am committed to the Kashmir cause. No power in the world can stop us from supporting the freedom struggle of Kashmiris,” the Prime Minister said while chairing…

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October 10, 2016


Pakistan furious after Indian aggression

NEW DELHI: Pakistan’s nuclear-armed neighbour India said Thursday it conducted military strikes along its de facto border with the country in Kashmir to thwart attacks on some of its biggest cities, provoking a furious reaction from Pakistan. With a growing backlash in India over a deadly assault on one of its army bases in Kashmir earlier…

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September 29, 2016


Burhan Wani’s father compares martyred son with Bhagat Singh

SRINAGAR: Muzaffar Wani, fahter of slain Kashmiri commander Burhan Wani, says that India would realize after the resolution of the Kashmir dispute that his son was a freedom fighter just like Bhagat Singh. “When Bhagat Singh was fighting against the British, they called him a terrorist, but Indians maintained he was a freedom fighter. When…

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September 26, 2016


President AJK informs diaspora about situation in Kashmir

WASHINGTON DC: President Azad Kashmir Sardar Masood Khan on Saturday took Kashmiri Americans on board and informed them about the latest surge in Occupied Kashmir after martyrdom of Kashmiri youth leader Burhan Wani on July 8.

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September 25, 2016


AJK President urges OIC’s role to end brutalities in IOK

UNITED NATIONS: President Azad Jammu and Kashmir Sardar Masood Khan Monday urged the Organization of Islamic Cooperation to play its role to end Indian brutalities in Indian Occupied Kashmir, seek solution to the dispute and help rescind the draconian laws imposed in the territory.

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September 20, 2016


Burhan Wani was an icon for people of Kashmir: ex-RAW chief

  NEW DELHI: India’s former spymaster has said that slain Hizbul Mujahideen chief Burhan Wani was an ‘icon for the people of Kashmir’. “You may call him a terrorist, but you can’t ignore that he was some sort of an icon for the people there,” AS Dulat, a former head of Research and Analysis Wing…

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August 29, 2016


Protester killed in fresh clashes in Indian Kashmir

SRINAGAR: One protester was killed on Wednesday in fresh clashes with security forces armed with shotguns in Indian-administered Kashmir which is reeling from weeks of deadly violence, police said. As Home Minister Rajnath Singh arrived in the disputed region to discuss the unrest with local political, business and other leaders, thousands of residents rallied in…

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August 24, 2016


Two soldiers, one police officer killed in Indian Kashmir

SRINAGAR: Suspected militants killed two soldiers and one police officer in an ambush on a military convoy overnight in Indian-administrated Kashmir, an official in the troubled region said Wednesday.

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August 18, 2016


Militants ambush Indian army convoy in Kashmir

SRINAGAR: Militants ambushed an Indian military convoy in Kashmir on Wednesday, killing three personnel, in an escalation of violence that have tied down security forces for more than a month. Indian Kashmir is in the midst of the worst unrest in six years that began early last month when security forces killed a young separatist…

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August 17, 2016


Why Kashmir cannot be an integral part of India?

  When it comes to Kashmir the Indians are taught and trained with this historical lie that Kashmir is an integral part of India, though many resolutions of the United Nations has clearly declared this a disputed territory controlled and administered by India. Despite all its cartographic tricks through which India had always tried to…

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August 16, 2016