Altaf Hamid Rao

  • TMIRPUR (AJK) - Two civilians belonging to same family embraced martyrdom as a result of renewed unprovoked shelling by Indian troops from across the Line of Control at Athmuqam sector in Neelum Valley of Azad Jammu Kashmir on Thursday. Various parts of the valley were echoed with random Indian ...

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  • TMIRPUR (AJK)      -      Three civilians embraced martyrdom and three others sustained injuries when Indian security forces, violating the ceasefire agreement, opened fire in Neizapir Sector of Haveili District in Azad Jammu and Kashmir, AJK ...

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  • TMIRPUR (AJK)-Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar on Wednesday said that hearts of the people of Pakistan and Kashmir beat in unison and Pakistan will not ever leave people of Jammu & Kashmir alone in their just and principled struggle for the right to self-determination. Punjab CM Usman ...

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  • TMIRPUR (AJK)        -     Aftershocks of mild intensity in earthquake-hit Mirpur city of Azad Jammu and Kashmir Sunday claimed a human life, besides injuring two others, authorities said. Ill-fated Nasaarat son of Muhammad Rasheed, resident of Charhoi town of Kotli ...

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  • TMIRPUR (AJK) - Federal Parliamentary Secretary on Kashmir Affairs and Gilgit/Baltistan Sobia Kamal Khan Thursday called for immediate lifting of curfew from the locked-down Indian occupied valley of Kashmir that has been turned into the largest prison on the planet for last 60 days by India. She ...

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  • TMIRPUR     -   At least 86 people were injured when aftershocks of moderate intensity rocked Mirpur and Jhelum on Thursday with the death toll rising to 39. The quake and aftershocks caused loss to public and private properties worth billions of rupees, authorities ...

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  • TMIRPUR (AJK)/Islamabad - Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa yesterday reviewed the relief and rescue operations in quake-hit parts of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) as families mourned relatives and rescue teams sent supplies to the area. At least 37 people have died and hundreds others injured in ...

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  • TMIRPUR (AJK)-Kashmir Solidarity rallies were staged after Jumma prayer to reiterate solidarity and sympathies with the besieged brethren of world’s largest prison – the Indian occupied Kashmir. They were chanting full-throated slogans for Pakistan including “Jeeway Jeeway ...

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  • TMIRPUR (AJK) - Three civilians were grievously injured as a result of the unprovoked Indian shelling at three separate places close to this side of the Line of Control in Rawalakot district of Azad Jammu and Kashmir Saturday afternoon, local civil authorities said. When contacted, Commissioner ...

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  • TMIRPUR (AJK) - Inviting Pakistani and Kashmiri expats to invest in trade and tourism sectors in AJK, President Sardar Masood Khan has said that the overseas Kashmiri community has always proved a valuable asset for the country. The president made these comments while interacting with a 12-member ...

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  • TIslamabad/MIRPUR - The recent wave of unprovoked Indian firing targeting civilian population at the Line of Control in Samani sector ever since the shooting down of the Indian warplanes by Pakistan for violating its airspace, has subsided to a greater extent bringing the area back to ...

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  • TMIRPUR (AJK)  -    Educational institutions across AJK have been closed till further orders in the wake of the prevailing tension caused by the Indian aggression. According to an official announcement, “Administrative officers will remain present at their places of duties ...

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  • TMIRPUR (AJK)  -   After a pause of about a month, India resumed violation of the ceasefire on the Line of Control by resorting to unprovoked shelling, targeting the civilian population in Rawalakot sector of AJK which resulted in critical injuries to two local residents, official ...

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  • TMIRPUR (AJK)   -  At least five civilians, including a woman, were seriously injured as a result of unprovoked firing by the Indian troops in Bhimber and Leepa Valley sectors of Azad Jammu and Kashmir yesterday. Saturday was the third consecutive day of the frequent violation of the ...

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  • TMIRPUR - A housewife was martyred as a result of unprovoked firing by the Indian troops on a forward village close to this side of the Line of Control in Bhimber sector in Mirpur division of Azad Jammu Kashmir on Saturday. When contacted, Bhimber District Deputy Commissioner Sardar Khalid Mahmood ...

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  • TMIRPUR (AJK) - The 71st founding anniversary of the Azad government of the state of Jammu & Kashmir was celebrated on Wednesday across the AJK and rest of the world where Kashmiris are inhibiting, with enthusiasm and devotion. October 24 is observed every year to celebrate the founding ...

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  • TMIRPUR (AJK) - With the countdown to Eidul Fitr, markets across Azad Jammu Kashmir, including the thickly-populated Mirpur district, wore a festive look as people came out in large numbers for Eid shopping. Residents thronged the markets in major cities including the State’s metropolis ...

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  • TMIRPUR (AJK) - Around two dozen tourists, most of them Punjab students touring scenic Neelum Valley of Azad Kashmir, fell into a stream when a hanging footbridge collapsed in Kundal Shahi area on Sunday. At least six of the victims, including women, were confirmed dead and their bodies ...

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  • TMIRPUR - Terming the gross human rights violations in Indian-occupied Kashmir as a challenge to the world conscience, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Wednesday said that the blood and sacrifices of the valiant Kashmiris would not go waste. Addressing the joint session of the AJK Legislative ...

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  • TMIRPUR (AJK) -  A civilian was martyred as a result of unprovoked firing by the Indian army on a forward village along the Line of Control in Nikayal sector of Azad Jammu and Kashmir, officials said on Friday. "Indian army is continuing terrorising civil population along the LOC," ...

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  • TMIRPUR (AJK) - The AJK Parliament Tuesday unanimously passed Azad Jammu and Kashmir Interim Constitution (Twelfth Amendment) Bill, 2018, declaring Ahmadis as non-Muslims. The joint session of both the houses of the AJK Parliament –Legislative Assembly (lower house) and AJK Council (upper ...

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  • TMIRPUR (AJK) - Three locals including two women were critically injured as a result of the fresh violation of ceasefire by the Indian troops in Kotli and Rawalakot districts of Azad Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday, the official sources said. "Indian troops resorted to unprovoked cease fire violations ...

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  • TMIRPUR - Four Pakistan Army soldiers drowned as the vehicle they were travelling in plunged into Neelum River after being targeted by Indian troops along the Line of Control near Athmuqam town in Neelum Valley of AJK on Sunday. “Indian troops targeted an Army vehicle moving along LoC along ...

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  • TMIRPUR (AJK) - Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif yesterday advised PTI to practise mature politics in the larger interest of the country and the nation.Addressing the groundbreaking ceremony of 102MW Gulpur hydropower project at Gulpur in Kotli district of Azad Jammu and Kashmir, the prime minister asked ...

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  • TMIRPUR - Without uttering a single word about the freedom of Held Kashmir on the soil of AJK, PTI Chairman Imran Khan Wednesday announced to make ‘Naya Azad Kashmir’ simultaneously with his party’s proposed broad-based programme of turning the country into a ‘Naya ...

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  • TMIRPUR (AJK  - Leader of the House in Senate Raja Zaffarul Haq said on Saturday that General (r) Pervez Musharraf will definitely be tried in the court of law for suspending the Constitution of Pakistan through his November 3, 2007 unconstitutional act, in line with the outline determined by ...

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  • TMIRPUR - Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) was formally launched on Sunday in Pakistan Occupied Kashmir, thus becoming a new entity in the political arena of the area. The announcement regarding the formation of the PML-N, AJK chapter, was made by the partys Quaid and former prime minister Mian Nawaz ...

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  • TMIRPUR At least 60 people are feared to have drowned while nine others sustained injuries after a passenger bus plunged into flooded River Jhelum near village Badhiyara, on Chanari Road Thursday, officials said. Talking to journalists, Additional Deputy Commissioner (General) Muzaffarabad Raja ...

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  • TMIRPUR - Muslim Conference Chief Sardar Attique Ahmed Khan Thursday was sworn in as the Prime Minister of Azad Jammu & Kashmir in Muzaffarabad on Thursday. AJK President Raja Zulqarnain Khan administered the oath to Sardar Attique at a special ceremony held at the Presidency. Political leaders and ...

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  • TMIRPUR (AJK) Hundreds of local lads thronged the MiRwpur Cricket Stadium on Monday to participate in the trials for the selection of fresh blood in the under-16 year age category for the national cricket team. The trials were organised by the Pakistan Cricket Board with the coordination of Pepsi ...

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