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  • LEEDS    -   West Indies produced a defiant display to beat bottom side Afghanistan by 23 runs in the World Cup at Headingley. Having lost five successive matches, the Windies were only one place above the winless Afghans but Shai Hope, dropped on five, made an assured 77. ...

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  • MIRPUR (AJK)-The Azad Jammu Kashmir Legislative Assembly and the AJK Council approved the much-awaited 13th Amendment in Act 1974, the Constitution of AJK, further empowering the the State government. Azad Jammu & Kashmir thus achieved a major breakthrough in its over 70-year administrative ...

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  • MIRPUR (AJK)-Kashmir issue needs due attention at international level to exert every possible diplomatic and moral pressure on the Indian government for its settlement without further loss of time.Mirpur University of Science and Technology (MUST) Vice Chancellor Dr Habibur Rehman stated while ...

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  • MIRPUR (AJK)-PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari yesterday nominated Ch Latif Akbar, a senior leader of the party to head the party’s Azad Jammu & Kashmir chapter, a step being described as fresh impetus to strengthen the party in the state.According to the party sources, Bilawal Friday ...

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  • MIRPUR (AJK) -  President of Pakistan Mamnoon Hussain yesterday asked India to end its illegal occupation of Jammu and Kashmir without further delay. “India must learn from the history as despite using every tactic of oppression, the occupied forces have failed to suppress the liberation ...

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  • MIRPUR (AJK)-Amidst full-throated slogans “Kashmir Baney Ga Pakistan,” people across AJK observed Kashmir Solidarity Day with unprecedented zeal and fervour to express solidarity with the brethren across the LoC, fighting against the tyranny of occupied forces in Indian occupied Jammu ...

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  • MIRPUR (AJK)-Amidst full-throat slogans “Kashmir Baney Ga Pakistan” by hundreds of students and others participants, elderly Kashmiri Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Geelani was conferred honorary degree of doctorate at the 2nd convocation of the state-run Mirpur University of Science & ...

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  • MIRPUR (AJK) - Five people were injured as lawyers attacked the office of Director Estate Management, Mirpur Development Authority (MDA) over the director’s “indifferent attitude” towards public as well as “massive corruption and malpractices”. The two lawyers and ...

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  • MIRPUR (AJK)-President of Pakistan Mamnoon Hussain yesterday called on the United Nations to fulfil its commitments in regard with settlement of the Kashmir issue in line with the aspirations of people of Jammu and Kashmir to bring about lasting peace in South Asia. He was addressing a joint ...

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  • MIRPUR (AJK)-AJK Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider Khan yesterday visited various forward areas along the Line of Control (LoC) including Samahni, Chamb, Barnala and Nikyal sectors in Mirpur and Abbaspur area to express solidarity with the affectees of Indian firing.During the visit, he was briefed ...

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  • MIRPUR (AJK)-The 11th anniversary of history’s worst and deadly earthquake of October 8, 2005 was observed here on Saturday to pay rich tributes to the martyrs and other victims.The day was observed as the National Disaster Awareness Day to mark the anniversary of the calamity as ‘day ...

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  • MIRPUR (AJK) -  Pakistani and Indian troops yesterday exchanged fresh fire across Line of Control. However, no casualties were reported in the latest firefight that came five days after India claimed to have carried out ‘surgical strikes’ – a claim Pakistan rubbished ...

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  • MIRPUR (AJK)-The attack on Indian Army Brigade Headquarter in Uri in the Occupied Kashmir is well-planned drama authored by the Indian agencies to malign the Kashmiris fast-raising struggle for freedom.Veteran Kashmiri human rights activist and Central Vice Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir National ...

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  • MIRPUR (AJK)-The AJK on Saturday imposed a complete ban on airing programs of all Indian TV channels directly-via-satellite or through local cable network.“Yes, all type of programs of Indian TV Channels have been banned by the AJK government across the state with immediate effect to express ...

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  • MIRPUR (AJK)-The AJK and Punjab province have embarked on a joint venture in energy sector with the construction of 720MW Karot Hydropower project at Karote village of Rawalpindi district bordering Holar village of Kotli district in the AJK in the near future, official sources said.The project will ...

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  • MIRPUR (AJK) - Former diplomat Masood Khan Thursday was sworn in as the President of Azad Jammu & Kashmir State for next five year constitutional term. Chief Justice of Azad Jammu and Kashmir Muhammad Azam Khan administered the oath to the newly-elected President at an impressive ceremony held ...

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  • MIRPUR (AJK) - Masood Khan, a retired diplomat, was Tuesday elected as new president of Azad Jammu & Kashmir for next five-year constitutional term. Election to the top slot was held at the lodging hall of Azad Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly in Muzaffarabad. The electoral college, ...

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  • MIRPUR (AJK)-PML-N AJK Central Secretary General Shah Ghulam Qadir was Saturday elected as the 12th Speaker of AJK Legislative Assembly for next five-year constitutional term, with 39 votes in the 49-seat House.Similarly Sardar Farooq Ahmed Tahir was elected as Deputy Speaker of the Legislative ...

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  • MIRPUR (AJK) - The PML-N Friday secured three out of five reserved seats for women in AJK Legislative Assembly (AJKLA). PML-N’s Sehrish Qamar, Faiza Imtiaz and Naseema Khatoon while PPP’s Shazia Akbar and Jamaat-e-Islami Riffat Nazir won the seats in the election held in Muzaffarabad on ...

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  • MIRPUR (AJK)-People continued celebrating the landslide victory of the PML-N in the AJK election, describing it as the manifestation of public confidence in the vision and people-friendly policies of the party under the leadership of Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif.During a survey conducted by ...

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  • MIRPUR (AJK) - Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif yesterday strongly denounced the fresh wave of state terrorism against innocent Kashmiris in occupied Jammu and Kashmir by the Indian forces and said Kashmiris’ struggle for freedom cannot be suppressed through the brutal force and coercive ...

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  • MIRPUR (AJK)-In the wake of the PML-N and PPP workers clash here, Chief Election Commissioner of Azad Jammu & Kashmir Ghulam Mustafa Mughal suspended Deputy Commissioner Sardar Tahir Mahmood and SP Yasin Baig of Haveili District from service for dereliction of duties.Last Saturday, tension had ...

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  • MIRPUR (AJK)-Amidst the worsening crises and problems of the AJK people, a report urged the political parties to enhance the participation of youth in the political process.The report was published by the British Council in the AJK capital. It was launched by AJK-based NGO Center for Peace, ...

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  • MIRPUR (AJK)-The AJK government on Friday presented Rs73.50 billion budget for the new fiscal year 2016-17 with total revenue deficit of Rs9 billion.The budget contains Rs12 billion for development expenditures in whole volume of the budget, Finance Minister Latif Akber said while presenting the ...

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  • MIRPUR (AJK)-PPP Chief Bilawal Bhutto Zardari yesterday emphasised that the people of Jammu and Kashmir should be allowed to decide about their fate without further loss of time. “Only the people of Jammu & Kashmir have the legitimate right to decide about their future through free and ...

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  • MIRPUR - Former AJK Cricket Association president M Nawaz Rattayal has said that Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has principally decided to grant regional status to Azad Jammu & Kashmir (AJK) to encourage and promote cricket in the AJK territory. Talking to the newsmen here on Saturday, Nawaz said ...

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  • MIRPUR (AJK) - At least 18 persons were killed and 37 others injured Monday morning when a passenger bus skidded off a bridge and fell into a deep nullah near Poona area of Azad Jammu and Kashmir.The accident came in Bhimbher district, about 40 kilometres from Mirpur divisional headquarters, and 14 ...

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  • MIRPUR (AJK) - Two people including an eight-year-old boy were seriously injured as a result of unprovoked firing by the Indian troops from across the Line of Control on village Lanjote in Nakyal sector of Kotli district in AJK Friday morning, officials said.Nakyal Assistant Commissioner Sardar ...

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  • MIRPUR (AJK)-The villagers of a fully non-Muslim-populated Qazi Tokriyan in Jammu region of Indian held Kashmir are witnessing the annihilation of a 200 years old mosque after which the village has been named. Just 15 kilometres from Jammu city, "Qazi" mosque is now in a state of ruin, says a ...

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  • MIRPUR  - The Inter-district Twenty20 Tournament will roll into action from April 9 here at the Quaid-e-Azam Mirpur International Cricket Stadium. In all, 64 registered cricket clubs from all the three districts of Mirpur division will participate in the event which is being hosted by AJK ...

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