A Pakistan court Tuesday sentenced the owner of the country`s biggest media group to 26 years in prison for broadcasting a show it said was blasphemous.
An earthquake measuring 4.9 on the Richter scale hit Pakistan-occupied-Gilgit late on Tuesday night and resultant mild tremors were felt in Doda and Kishtwar districts of Jammu and Kashmir.
"Engineer" Manzoor Parwana, the Chairman of the Gilgit-Baltistan United Movement (GBUM), has demanded that the Pakistan Government come clean on Chinese activities in Gilgit Baltistan.
Two teenagers sisters were reportedly shot dead after they were seen dancing in the rain in Pakistan.
The victims were travelling from Rawalpindi, near the capital Islamabad, to Gilgit, a mostly Shi’ite area.
After Balochistan, resentment is brewing up in Gilgit-Baltistan with the local representatives there calling on the US to support the right of self- determination of the people of the disputed region.
People were killed in a grenade
attack and incidents of firing between rival Shia and Sunni
groups in Gilgit.
considering a proposal to lease the disputed Gilgit-Baltistan
region to Beijing for 50 years.
Senge Sering alleged that ISI was using Gilgit-Baltistan as a hide out and launch pad for the extremist militants.
"Chinese activities" in Gilgit-Baltistan region is an alarming
development that will affect the Indo-China relations, experts have said.
Chinese response to the presence of
its troops in Gilgit-Baltistan.
An expert accuses US of sowing seeds of discord between China and neighbours.
A noted American South Asian
expert on Wednesday said that thousands of Chinese soldiers are
stationed in the Gilgit-Baltistan area in the occupied Kashmir
India is making "independent
verification" of the reports of presence of Chinese troops in
Gilgit-Baltistan region in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir, saying
it would be a matter of "serious concern" if it turns out to
Day in Pics: 7th May
Showbiz World - May 7, 2015
62nd National Film Awards