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Four Pakistan Army personnel killed after military chopper crashes in Gilgit-Balistan during rescue operation
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Four Pakistan Army personnel killed after military chopper crashes in Gilgit-Balistan during rescue operation

The helicopter crashed in Minimarg area of Astore district on Saturday evening while transporting the body of a soldier to a military hospital. The pilot, co-pilot and two soldiers were killed in the accident

From CPEC to change in legal status, here's why India is worried about Pakistan giving Gilgit-Baltistan 'provisional provincial status'
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From CPEC to change in legal status, here's why India is worried about Pakistan giving Gilgit-Baltistan 'provisional provincial status'

India's consistent position has been that Gilgit-Baltistan is a part of Indian territory, and a statement by the MEA on Sunday reflected this

'Polls can't hide illegal occupation of Gilgit-Baltistan': MEA objects to Pakistan holding election in Indian territory
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'Polls can't hide illegal occupation of Gilgit-Baltistan': MEA objects to Pakistan holding election in Indian territory

The MEA said that the Union Territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh, including areas of so-called Gilgit and Baltistan, are an integral part of India by virtue of its accession in 1947

Imran Khan inaugurates construction of Chinese-backed Diamer-Bhasha dam in PoK despite India's objections
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Imran Khan inaugurates construction of Chinese-backed Diamer-Bhasha dam in PoK despite India's objections

Chinese state-run firm China Power holds 70 percent share in the consortium that will build the dam, which is expected to be completed by 2028.

In Pakistan, fear of COVID-19 infection escalates as government plans to save summer tourism
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In Pakistan, fear of COVID-19 infection escalates as government plans to save summer tourism

Even in big cities in Pakistan, many of the SOPs in place for public gatherings, shops and mosques have been blatantly violated. Mask wearing and face coverings are far from the norm and commercial centres are crammed with people standing close to one another.

As tensions rise in Kashmir again, why the continued conflict between India, Pak and China is unlikely to resolve any issues
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As tensions rise in Kashmir again, why the continued conflict between India, Pak and China is unlikely to resolve any issues

The fighting has escalated again in Kashmir. Last Saturday night, two officers and two jawans of the Indian Army and a police sub-inspector were killed in militant violence in Handwara in Kashmir. A day later, three men of the Central Reserve Police Force died in another attack in the same area.

India lodges 'strong protest' with Islamabad over Pakistan SC's ruling allowing polls in Gilgit-Baltistan
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India lodges 'strong protest' with Islamabad over Pakistan SC's ruling allowing polls in Gilgit-Baltistan

The Ministry of External Affairs said a demarche was issued to a senior Pakistani diplomat clearly conveying that the entire union territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh, including the areas of Gilgit and Baltistan, are an integral part of India.

Coronavirus outbreak: Another patient identified in Karachi, taking total number of positive cases in Pakistan to seven
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Coronavirus outbreak: Another patient identified in Karachi, taking total number of positive cases in Pakistan to seven

Earlier, all the six COVID-19 cases in Pakistan, three in Karachi and as many in Gilgit-Baltistan, had a history of travel to Iran

If India can resolve boundary issue with Bangladesh, then why not Nepal, says foreign minister Pradeep Kumar Gyawali
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If India can resolve boundary issue with Bangladesh, then why not Nepal, says foreign minister Pradeep Kumar Gyawali

Nepal claimed that Limpiyadhura, Lipulek, Kalapani areas were shown under India's territory even though they lie within Nepalese territory

In Skardu's mountainous region, women villagers' traditional way of life upended by climate change
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In Skardu's mountainous region, women villagers' traditional way of life upended by climate change

In Skardu, women farmers are experiencing a similar situation, where climate change is forcing them to deviate from centuries old traditions to adopt new means to earn a living.

'Our map accurate,' says MEA's Raveesh Kumar after Nepal raises objections over Kalapani area in official India map
India

'Our map accurate,' says MEA's Raveesh Kumar after Nepal raises objections over Kalapani area in official India map

India on Thursday said the new map issued by it last week accurately depicts its sovereign territory and it has in no manner revised its boundary with Nepal, a day after the Himalayan nation objected to the Kalapani area being reportedly shown as part of the Indian territory

Pakistan calls latest maps issued by India 'incorrect, legally untenable', vows to support 'legitimate struggle' of Kashmir's people
India

Pakistan calls latest maps issued by India 'incorrect, legally untenable', vows to support 'legitimate struggle' of Kashmir's people

In a statement issued on Sunday, Pakistan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs rejected the political maps issued by the Indian home ministry issued on 2 November of the Kashmir region

Pakistan Army reacts to Bipin Rawat's PoK comments, says Indian Army chief provoking war through 'irresponsible' statements
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Pakistan Army reacts to Bipin Rawat's PoK comments, says Indian Army chief provoking war through 'irresponsible' statements

Indian Army chief General Bipin Rawat has been repeatedly “provoking war” through “irresponsible” statements and endangering regional peace, Pakistan Army has said after he described Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir as a "terrorist-controlled" part of Pakistan.

Army chief Bipin Rawat says PoK controlled by terrorists, claims Pakistani militants trying to disrupt normalcy in Jammu and Kashmir
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Army chief Bipin Rawat says PoK controlled by terrorists, claims Pakistani militants trying to disrupt normalcy in Jammu and Kashmir

Bipin Rawat on Friday described Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir as a "terrorist-controlled" part of the neighbouring country.

'Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir is part of India,' says MEA: A look at region's origin, history and geopolitical importance
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'Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir is part of India,' says MEA: A look at region's origin, history and geopolitical importance

Amid rising rhetoric on Kashmir from both sides of the Line of Control, India on Tuesday said that Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir (PoK) is a part of the country and New Delhi expects to have "physical jurisdiction" over the area "one day".

Islamabad has turned deaf to Pakistan-occupied Kashmir's cries for freedom, says Gilgit-Baltistan activist
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Islamabad has turned deaf to Pakistan-occupied Kashmir's cries for freedom, says Gilgit-Baltistan activist

Pakistan has turned deaf to residents of Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) and Gilgit Baltistan, who have been calling for freedom against the illegal occupation of the cash-strapped country and its military establishment

‘Occupier’ Pakistan’s support to Kashmiris is synthetic, superficial, says Gilgit-Baltistan activist Senge H Sering
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‘Occupier’ Pakistan’s support to Kashmiris is synthetic, superficial, says Gilgit-Baltistan activist Senge H Sering

Calling Pakistan a hypocrite, a Gilgit-Baltistan activist on Thursday said that Islamabad is an 'occupier' whose support to people of Kashmir is 'synthetic and superficial' as they have been committing atrocities in Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) from last 70 years

India, Pakistan exchange heated arguments over Kashmir at Maldives summit; Islamabad's support for terrorism biggest threat to humanity, says New Delhi
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India, Pakistan exchange heated arguments over Kashmir at Maldives summit; Islamabad's support for terrorism biggest threat to humanity, says New Delhi

India and Pakistan had a heated exchange over the Kashmir issue during a summit held in the Maldivian Parliament where the representatives of the South Asian countries had gathered

Pakistan’s isolation on Kashmir huge setback to its foreign policy, says chairman of US-based advocacy group Voice of Karachi
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Pakistan’s isolation on Kashmir huge setback to its foreign policy, says chairman of US-based advocacy group Voice of Karachi

Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan has admitted to the failure of his country's stance on Kashmir and its diplomacy, stated Voice of Karachi (VoK) Chairman Nadeem Nusrat on Monday.

Pakistan goes all out to internationalise Kashmir; Indian government, media would do well to focus attention on PoK
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Pakistan goes all out to internationalise Kashmir; Indian government, media would do well to focus attention on PoK

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s impassioned address to the nation with a plea to Srinagar to walk alongside Delhi is not enough.