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.

Family relief at hanging stay for Pakistan `teen` killer

Relatives of a Pakistani death row prisoner said Tuesday they "felt a wave of life" when his execution was halted to examine claims he was a juvenile when the crime was committed.

Emotional plea for Pakistani death row convict condemned as teen

The family of a man condemned to death as a teenager made an emotional appeal for mercy Friday, saying a court order for his execution next week had "shattered their hopes".

Cross-LoC bus service resumes after a week's hiatus

The cross-Line of Control bus service between Srinagar and Muzaffarabad resumed on Monday after remaining suspended for a week over the arrest of a truck driver from PoK following recovery of drugs from his vehicle.

Children killed in Pakistani Kashmir playing with bomb: Police

Two young children were killed in Pakistan`s Kashmir region on Thursday after picking up an explosive device that they thought was a toy, police said.

Cross LoC trade resumes between Srinagar and Muzaffarabad

The cross-Line of Control trade between Srinagar and Muzaffarabad resumed on Thursday after remaining suspended for six days over the arrest of a driver from Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) following recovery of drugs from his vehicle.

30 shops destroyed in Pakistani city's fire

At least 30 shops were engulfed when a fire broke out Wednesday at a local market in Pakistan`s Muzaffarabad city.

Pakistan to talk to Kashmiri leaders before dialogue with India: Nawaz Sharif
Pakistan to talk to Kashmiri leaders before dialogue with India: Nawaz Sharif

Adopting an obstinate attitude, Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday announced that his country would talk with Kashmiri leaders before initiating any dialogue with India.

PoK residents trapped in flood-hit Kashmir return home

Relief was evident on the faces of 57 Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) residents, who were trapped in Kashmir due to the devastating floods, as they boarded the Srinagar-Muzaffarabad bus on Friday.

18 persons from PoK detained at Nepal border

As many as 18 persons from Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir (PoK) were detained by security forces when they were trying to enter India via Nepal from Sonauli border in Mahrajganj District of Uttar Pradesh, SSB sources said.

Cross LOC trade resumes on Srinagar-Muzaffarabad route

Cross-Line of Control (LoC) trade on Srinagar-Muzaffarabad route resumed on Wednesday after remaining suspended for over five weeks.

JeM chief Masood Azhar`s address to rally in PoK raises questions: Report

A massive rally organised in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir by the banned Jaish-e-Mohammed led by Masood Azhar "raises questions about the state?s policy towards militancy", a media report said on Sunday.

PoK authorities suspend cross-LoC bus service

Authorities in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) on Monday suspended the cross-Line of Control (LoC) bus service on Srinagar-Muzaffarabad road to press for the release of a Pakistani driver arrested by Indian authorities in connection with smuggling of narcotics worth Rs 100 crore.

Accelerate work on Neelum-Jhelum project: Nawaz Sharif

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday directed authorities to expedite work on the Rs 274.88-billion Neelum-Jhelum hydropower project in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir and make it functional by 2014-15.

China seeks `friendly` talks with Pakistan to free its national

China said it looks forward to addressing the detention of its national for alleged desecration of the holy Quran in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir.

PoK-Srinagar bus returns without Pak passengers

The bus, which runs between Srinagar and Muzaffarabad of PoK on weekly basis, on Monday returned without a single Pakistani national.

Pakistani Muslim jailed for burning Quran

Pakistan introduced its anti-blasphemy law in 1986 and it was adopted by Pakistan-occupied Kashmir in 1993.

Pune blast:‘Bilal trained in Muzaffarabad, Lahore’

German Bakery blast accused
Sheikh Lalbaba Md Hussain alias Bilal received advanced terror
training from the LeT in Lahore and PoK`s Muzaffarabad, the
Maharashtra ATS has said.