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Gilgit-Baltistan mounts voice against illegal taxation

Gilgit-Baltistan mounts voice against illegal taxation

The people of Gilgit-Baltistan have strengthened their voice against Pakistan`s immoral imposition of taxes on them.

Dec 03, 2017, 13:51 PM IST
CPEC not good in international law, hurts Gilgit residents: Top European think tank

CPEC not good in international law, hurts Gilgit residents: Top European think tank

Europe's leading think tanks have declared that the China Pakistan Economic Corridor or CPEC is violating the human rights of the people of Gilgit-Baltistan, a disputed territory over which the highway passes, and its construction is causing immense ecological damage to the region.

Oct 17, 2017, 14:08 PM IST

Protests erupt in Gilgit-Baltistan against China, CPEC

They were protesting against the project as they fear it would create a huge ecological imbalance.

Jul 31, 2017, 15:33 PM IST

PoK leaders slam Pakistan for human rights violations

Maqsood alleged that the people of the PoK region do not have freedom to exercise their fundamental rights.

Jun 17, 2017, 17:02 PM IST
CPEC will continue to face resistance, project to benefit Chinese: Baloch Diaspora France President

CPEC will continue to face resistance, project to benefit Chinese: Baloch Diaspora France President

Baloch Diaspora France President Ali Akbar Mengal has said the China Pakistan Economic Project (CPEC), an initiative under the One Road, One Belt project that seeks to connect Pakistan's Gwadar port to Chinese Xinjiang Province, would continue to face stiff resistance by the Baloch people as the project intends to only benefit the Chinese and the Punjabis in Pakistan.

May 14, 2017, 11:28 AM IST
Kashmiris protest Pakistan's move to declare Gilgit-Baltistan fifth province

Kashmiris protest Pakistan's move to declare Gilgit-Baltistan fifth province

They also shouted slogans against the Nawaz Sharif government.

May 04, 2017, 23:13 PM IST
BJP MP wants 5 seats reserved in Lok Sabha, one in Rajya Sabha for Gilgit, PoK

BJP MP wants 5 seats reserved in Lok Sabha, one in Rajya Sabha for Gilgit, PoK

A BJP member on Friday demanded reservation of five seats in the Lok Sabha and one in the Rajya Sabha for residents of Gilgit and Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) regions.

Mar 10, 2017, 18:57 PM IST

5.2-magnitude earthquake jolts Kashmir Valley

A moderate intensity earthquake jolted the Kashmir Valley on Saturday although no immediate report of any casualty or damage to property was reported.

Oct 01, 2016, 16:06 PM IST

PIA cancels flights to northern cities over Indo-Pak tensions

Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) called off flights to Gilgit and Skardu in Gilgit-Baltistan region in Pakistan- occupied-Kashmir (PoK). 

Sep 21, 2016, 15:43 PM IST
After PM Narendra Modi's August 15 speech, Pakistan used chemical weapons in Balochistan - Watch​

After PM Narendra Modi's August 15 speech, Pakistan used chemical weapons in Balochistan - Watch​

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in his address from the ramparts of the Red Fort, almost reproached Pakistan for human rights violations in Balochistan.

Aug 31, 2016, 09:36 AM IST

Pakistan booked Baloch nationalists as it failed to buy them, says defence expert

With Pakistan registering five cases, including sedition, against three top Baloch nationalist leaders for allegedly backing Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s words on Balochistan in his Independence Day speech, defence expert Sushant Sareen on Tuesday said they refused to be sold at the hands of Pakistan and continued with their freedom struggle from foreign asylums.

Aug 23, 2016, 13:17 PM IST
Bilawal Bhutto slams PM Modi's remarks on Balochistan, Gilgit-Baltistan

Bilawal Bhutto slams PM Modi's remarks on Balochistan, Gilgit-Baltistan

Prime Minister Narendra Modi should first account for the alleged "atrocities" committed by India in Kashmir before talking about Balochistan, Pakistan's main Opposition leader Bilawal Bhutto said on Wednesday and vowed to maintain the country's sovereignty at every cost.

Aug 17, 2016, 17:48 PM IST
Going to Pakistan is like going to hell: Manohar Parrikar

Going to Pakistan is like going to hell: Manohar Parrikar

India-Pakistan ties have become frosty after large-scale violence broke out in Jammu and Kashmir following the killing of militant Burhan Wani on July 8.

Aug 16, 2016, 11:51 AM IST

Does PM Modi want to sacrifice Kashmir for Balochistan, asks Congress

Hitting out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for making a reference of Balochistan in his Independence Day speech, the Congress on Tuesday said it seems that the Centre is ready to sacrifice Kashmir for Balochistan.

Aug 16, 2016, 10:11 AM IST

When will residents of Gilgit and Balochistan in PoK get freedom from attocities of Pak? Part IV

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Aug 14, 2016, 00:08 AM IST

When will residents of Gilgit and Balochistan in PoK get freedom from attocities of Pak? Part III

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Aug 14, 2016, 00:07 AM IST

When will residents of Gilgit and Balochistan in PoK get freedom from attocities of Pak? Part II

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Aug 14, 2016, 00:06 AM IST

When will residents of Gilgit and Balochistan in PoK get freedom from attocities of Pak?

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Aug 14, 2016, 00:05 AM IST
PoK leaders protest Pakistan's move to establish military courts

PoK leaders protest Pakistan's move to establish military courts

The independent leadership in Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) and Gilgit, led by the United Kashmir People`s National Party (UKPNP), have strongly rejected moves by Pakistan to establish military courts in the region in order to further suppress the local population.

Aug 06, 2016, 09:56 AM IST

India asks China to stop work in Pakistani Kashmir

New Delhi: India has asked China to stop all work in parts of Jammu and Kashmir occupied by Pakistan, the external affairs ministry said on Friday.

May 20, 2016, 18:31 PM IST