.: Azad Jummu & Kashmir

Date: 28 Dec 2014

MUZAFFARABAD / ISLAMABAD: Former Deputy Ameer of Jamaat-e-Islami Azad Jammu and Kashmir (JIAJK) and a religious scholar Aleefuddin Turabi died in Islamabad on Sunday at the age of 73. He was suffering from the heart disease.

He was laid to rest at the H-11 graveyard. A large number of people including JI activists and local leaders attended the funeral.

Date: 24 Dec 2014

Hameed Shaheen

KOTLI (AJK) - The AJK Revenue Department's employees who had gone on strike for demanding restoration of 1991 service rules had postponed their strike till January 10, 2015, spokesman Sardar Pervez told on telephone Wednesday.

Date: 11 Dec 2014

Hameed Shaheen

ISLAMABAD - The Prime Minister of Pakistan Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has assured AJ&K government for making AJK a load shedding free zone, health package, settle tarrif issues and address the concerns of Mangla Dam affectees. The Prime Minister ghave this assurance to AJK Premier Chaudry Abdul Majeed who called on him on Thursday here.

Date: 29 Nov 2014

Hameed Shaheen

ISLAMABAD - To mark December 10, 2014, as Solidarity with Pakistan Armed Forces Day, the Jammu and Kashmir Muslim Conference has started brisk programming with youth rallies, public seminars, early-morning Quran Khwani in Mosques and other site of public prayers with special message by Kashmiri elders including MC chief Sarar Attique Ahmed Khan, ex-Premier of AJK.

Date: 31 Oct 2014

The state of Jammu and Kashmir having an area of 84,471 square miles lies in the North East of Pakistan and North West of India. Russia, China and Afghanistan also border it towards the North. Area wise, the State of Jammu and Kashmir was the largest state in the sub-continent of Indo-Pak among the 562 princely states of the Sub-continent at the time of its division ,

Date: 13 Oct 2014

KARACHI: Azad Jammu and Kashmir Prime Minister Chaudhry Abdul Majeed has said that Kashmiri people can no longer be kept slave by India and it will have to recognise soon their right to self-determination.

Date: 12 Oct 2014

Islamabad- Federal Minister for Kashmir Affairs and Gilgit Baltistan Chaudhry Muhammad Barjees Tahir has said India is denying right of self-determination to Kashmiris despite clear UN Security Council resolutions on the dispute.

Date: 26 Sep 2014

MUZAFFARABAD: The Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) Legislative Assembly on Monday sought the international community’s help in opening of the Line of Control (LoC) for supply of relief goods to the flood affected people in Indian occupied Kashmir.

Date: 22 Sep 2014

MUZAFFARABAD: Pakistan-controlled Kashmir's parliament on Monday called upon India to open the de facto border separating the two sides of the disputed territory to allow rescue officials to reach residents hit by devastating floods.

Date: 21 Sep 2014

Hameed Shaheen

MUZAFFARABAD - Speakers at a seminar, held here Sunday on the occasion of the World Peace Day, highlighted importance of peace in Jammu & Kashmir. They also urged India and Pakistan to urgently respond to alleviating the sufferings of flood-affected people of Jammu & Kashmir. The seminar was jointly organised by Press for Peace, ACT International and Environment Conservation Organization,

Date: 7 Aug 2014

By Tariq Naqash

MUZAFFARABAD: An Azad Kashmir resident was detained by Indian troops from along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district on Wednesday, according to local people and officials.

They said Kala Khan, 42, a resident of Darra Sher Khan, was cutting fodder in the proximity of the unmarked

Date: 6 Aug 2014

Islamabad: OIC Secretary General, Iyad Ameen Madani, currently on a 3-day visit to Pakistan, met AJK Government and Kashmiri leaders over a lunch hosted in his honour, yesterday (5 August) in Islamabad.

Date: 5 Aug 2014

Suggests Asian Summit on OIC platform

Hameed Shaheen

ISLAMABAD: Ex-Premier AJK, President Muslim Conference Sardar Attique Ahmed Khan, has warmly thanked OIC Secretary General Mr Iyad Ameen Madani, who on a Pakistan visit these days, for OIC economic support for the speedy uplift of Azad

Date: 4 Aug 2014

Hameed Shaheen

RAWALPINDI – The President of Azad Kashmir Sardar Mohammad Yaqub Khan met former President of AJK Sardar Abdul Qayyum Khan in latter’s residence Mujahid Manzil on Monday forenoon here. The President enquired about the health of Sardar Sahib and remained there for quite some time.

Date: 31 Jul 2014

Hameed Shaheen

ISLAMABAD: Eid Al-Fitr was celebrated this time from Kashmir to Karachi with Imams focussing on dastardly Israeli free-for-all carnage in Palestine.

Date: 28 Jul 2014

Srinagar: A woman from Pakistan Administered Kashmir (PaK), who had arrived in Kashmir on Monday last, to celebrate Eid, died at Bagat area of this capital city, where she was staying with her daughter and son-in-law

Date: 25 Jul 2014

By Zafar Bhutta

Islamabad: The minister in charge of Power Development Organisation (PDO), Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) has alleged that the organisation’s managing director extended favour to a Chinese company in the award of multi-billion-dollar 48-megawatt Jaggran-2 hydropower project.

Date: 24 Jul 2014

Hameed Shaheen

ISLAMABAD: Ex-Premier of AJK and President Muslim Conference Sardar Attique Ahmed Khan has observed that once the dispute of Kashmir is settled, there would start then a new era of relationship in South Asia between Pakistan and Hindustan.

Date: 19 Jul 2014

Trade visits to AJK

MIRPUR (AJK) - Citing security reasons, Indian-Held Kashmir’s Home Department has objected to issuing multiple permits to IHK traders for their visits to markets in Azad Jammu & Kashmir, says a report reaching here Saturday from across the Line of Control.

Date: 9 Jul 2014

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Kashmir Affairs and Gilgit and Baltistan Chaudhry Barjees Tahir has said “ if plebiscite can take place in Southern Sudan and Eastern Timor then why can it not be held in Kashmir.”

Date: 9 Jul 2014

RAWALPINDI: Prime Minister Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) Chaudhary Abdul Majeed on Tuesday met the Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif at General Headquarters, ARY News reported.

Date: 6 Jul 2014

MUZAFFARABAD: To overcome the rising energy crisis in the country, Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) Power Development Organization (PDO) has awarded the contract of a 48 megawatt Jagran phase-II Hydel power project to a Chinese company. The project will be completed in 40 months.

Date: 1 Jul 2014

M S Nazki

Poonch: Police on Monday arrested two families in border district of Rajouri in Jammu and Kashmir who had crossed over to this side from Pakistan via Nepal route, official sources said.

Date: 29 Jun 2014

MIRPUR (AJK): The Centre for Peace, Development and Reforms (CPDR) AJK, a civil society organization, has started an online petition calling on the governments of Pakistan and Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) to amend AJK constitution commonly known as Act 1974 and empower AJK Legislative Assembly by drastically reducing Kashmir Council’s administrative and financial authority to ensure democratic and transparent governance.

Date: 27 Jun 2014

MIRPUR (AJK); The AJK Supreme Court accepted an application of six sitting AJK MLAs, allowing them to become party in a petition appeal filed by Sardar Gul-e-Khandan vs Chief election Commissioner and others in 2011.

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