PoK 'PM' warns Sharif govt against merging Gilgit-Baltistan

PoK's 'Prime Minister' Abdul Majeed has warned the Nawaz Sharif-government against any attempt to convert Gilgit-Baltistan into a province of Pakistan, a media report said on Thursday.

Pakistan's Constitution doesn't recognise Gilgit-Baltistan as its part: Jitendra Singh

Asserting that India's position over the Gilgit-Baltistan issue has been clear from the very beginning, Minister of State in the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) Dr Jitendra Singh on Monday said even the Constitution of Pakistan does not recognise the area as a part of the Islamic republic.

People of Gilgit-Baltistan reject polls, want end of Pakistan's 'colonial rule'

Exposing Pakistan's high-handed approach in the Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK), the people of Gilgit-Baltistan have come out strongly against Islamabad's move to conduct elections in the region.

Pakistan holds polls in Gilgit-Baltistan despite India's objections

 Polling began on Monday to elect 24 legislators in Pakistani Kashmir`s Gilgit-Baltistan legislative assembly amid strict security arrangements.

Pakistan honours ambassadors killed in helicopter crash

Pakistan on Monday handed one of its highest civilian awards to two foreign ambassadors killed in a helicopter crash in a remote northern valley in the Gilgit-Baltistan region.

Man involved in climbers' massacre escapes from Pakistani jail

Two prisoners, including one involved in the brutal killing of 10 foreign climbers at a Nanga Parbat peak base camp in 2013, Friday escaped from a Pakistani jail in northern Gilgit-Baltistan region.

China's news agency calls PoK region "Pakistan"
China's news agency calls PoK region "Pakistan"

In a report that is likely to strain the ties between New Delhi and Beijing, China's official news agency, Xinhua, has referred to Gilgit-Baltistan, a part of Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK), as "Pakistan".

China verifying Pakistan`s arrest of terror attack plotter

China has not received official notification from Pakistan on the reported arrest of the chief plotter behind the June terrorist attack.

Nawaz Sharif orders Nanga Parbat killers` arrest

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif ordered arrest of those involved in the killings of 11 people on Nanga Parbat area in Gilgit-Baltistan.

Hurriyat delegation to visit Pakistan next week

A delegation of the moderate faction of the separatist Hurriyat conference from Jammu and Kashmir will visit Pakistan during December 15-22 for talks with the country`s top leadership, including Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf.

Pak launches multi-million dollar projects in Gilgit-Baltistan

Pak PM launched two multi-million dollar strategic projects in the disputed Gilgit-Baltistan region aimed at restoring the Karakorum Highway that links Pakistan with China.

Pak Atlas shows PoK as Indian land

The government of Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has had to face criticism from academicians over the development.

Pakistan imposes ban on travel by diplomats

In view of increasing incidents of terrorism, the Pakistan Government has imposed a ban on travel of foreign diplomats inside the country.

Pak: 25 Shi’ites pulled off buses, shot and killed

The victims were travelling from Rawalpindi, near the capital Islamabad, to Gilgit, a mostly Shi’ite area.

US team`s visit to Gilgit-Baltistan unnerves Pak

The recent visit of a three-member delegation of the US Embassy officials based in Pakistan to Gilgit-Baltistan has unnerved the Pak establishment.

Pakistan: Clerics ask NGOs to pack up

Over 500 youths from Kohistan currently work with NGOs and a majority feel their jobs are now at risk, said a local activist.

BJP asks govt to intervene in Gilgit-Baltistan

The BJP on Sunday appealed to the Centre and state government to intervene to stop the killings in Gilgit-Baltistan.

Gilgit-Baltistan violence: Kargil observes shutdown

Shia-dominated Kargil border town in
J&K observed a complete bandh in protest against the recent sectarian violence in Gilgit-Baltistan region of northern Pakistan.

Pak population rose by 46.9% between 1998 and 2011

Balochistan province witnessed the highest increase in population, according to the preliminary results of Pak`s latest census.

‘India silent on Gilgit-Baltistan lease issue’

A Kashmiri Pandit body on Friday accused the political leadership of being silent on the reported Gilgit-Baltistan lease issue.