Saturday, August 18, 2018

China to speed up construction of power project in AJK

BEIJING: China plans to complete ahead of schedule a $2 billion hydropower project in Azad Kashmir to ease energy crisis in Pakistan. Karot Hydropower Project is being built on Jhelum River on "Build-Own-Operate-Transfer" basis for...

JKLF asks Theresa May to set-up mediation panel to resolve Kashmir issue

LONDON: A delegation of Jammu & Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) handed over at 10-Downing Street for Prime Minister Theresa May regarding the Kashmir issue on Tuesday. As United Kingdom will host the 25th Commonwealth...

Cllr Waheed discusses issues of mutual concern with AJK president

ISLAMABAD: Labour Party's leader and Luton Councillor Waheed Akbar t called on AJK President Sardar Masood Khan, here at Jammu and Kashmir House on Friday. President Azad Kashmir while welcoming the Councillor, commended him on...

AJK President addresses International Kashmir Conference in Copenhagen

COPENHAGEN: The visiting AJK President Sardar Masood Khan has said that the Kashmir dispute suffers from inattention of the international community which has led to the unending suffering of the people of Kashmir. The President,...

Maleeha used wrong picture in her speech

NEW YORK: While highlighting the Kashmir issue, Pakistan's Ambassador to the United Nations Maleeha Lodhi in her right to reply to External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj's speech at the UN showed picture of Palestinian...

Delhi HC refuses to pass order against Dr. Farooq

NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court Tuesday refused to pass any order on a PIL seeking action against National Conference leader Farooq Abdullah over his alleged remarks on Pakistan occupied Kashmir. A bench of...

Junaid Ashraf, son of Sehrai join HM

SRINAGAR: The son of Mohammad Ashraf Sehrai, the newly elected chairman of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat, has joined Hizbul Mujahideen. A police official said that Junaid Ashraf, 26-year-old son of Sehrai, has joined the Hizbul Mujahideen militant...

“I favour dialogue policy of Vajpayee to resolve Kashmir issue: Mehbooba

SRINAGAR: J&K Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has welcomed the recent attempts by the Centre and the ruling party to reach out to Kashmiris, starting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Independence Day speech where he asked the...

AJK has huge potential for local and foreign investors: Sardar Masood

MUZAFFARABAD: AJK President Sardar Masood Khan has said that there are huge investment opportunities in AJK's vibrant market place in all sectors especially telecommunication and connectivity. The President expressed these views in a meeting with...

EU must check human rights violations in J&K Masood Khan

ISLAMABAD: AJK President Sardar Masood Khan has said that European Parliament and European Union are bound by the Universal Declaration for Human Rights, European Union Human Rights Commission and EU Charter for Fundamental Rights...