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Gilgit-Baltistan: Region administered by Pakistan
Gilgit-Baltistan, formerly known as the Northern Areas, is a region administered by Pakistan as an administrative territory, and constituting the northern portion of the larger Kashmir region which has been the subject of a dispute between India and Pakistan since 1947, and between India and China from somewhat later. It is the northernmost territory administered by Pakistan. It borders Azad Kashmir to the south, the province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to the west, the Wakhan Corridor of Afghanistan to the north, the Xinjiang region of China, to the east and northeast, and the Indian-administered union territories Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh to the southeast.

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Protest held in London against China's expansionist policies [Video]

Protest held in London against China's expansionist policies

Indian Diaspora and a group of demonstrators led by displaced Muslims of Iranian origin demonstrated outside the Chinese Embassy in London on Sunday demanding their rights. They were joined by a few..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:48Published
Extrajudicial killings in PoK, Gilgit-Baltistan not acceptable: Activist at UNHRC [Video]

Extrajudicial killings in PoK, Gilgit-Baltistan not acceptable: Activist at UNHRC

National Equality Party JKGBL, Chairman Sajjad Raja while speaking at UNHRC's 44th session on July 09 said that the extrajudicial killings taking place in Pakistan occupied so called 'Azad' Kashmir and..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:41Published

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India expresses concern over reports of destruction of Buddhist heritage in Gilgit-Baltistan, seeks immediate access

India on Wednesday expressed strong concerns over the reports of vandalism, defacement and destruction of Buddhist archaeological sites in Pakistan occupied Jammu and Kashmir (PoJK) and sought..
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Centre discards fake Twitter handle in name of Gilgit-Baltistan, Ladakh

The account with the handle @GB_Ladakh_India was created a few days ago and it claimed to be the official Twitter handle of the Union Territory of Ladakh.
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Now on DD, AIR news: Weather updates on Gilgit-Baltistan, Muzaffarabad


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IMD forecasts now include PoK's Gilgit-Baltistan, Muzaffarabad

The weather agency now lists local weather report and forecast for towns in Gilgit Baltistan region in its daily forecast for 'north-east India'.
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IMD starts mentioning PoK areas in its forecasts

The India Meteorological Department has started mentioning areas in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) — Gilgit-Baltistan and Muzaffarabad — in its regional forecast bulletin as part of its Jammu &..
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India protests Pak SC order on polls in Gilgit-Baltistan


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India lodges protest with Islamabad over Pakistan court's order on Gilgit-Baltistan

MEA said Pakistan was told that entire Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh, including areas of Gilgit and Baltistan, are an integral part of India and that Islamabad should immediately vacate the areas under..
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Pakistan rejects fresh map issued by India

Indian on Saturday released fresh maps of newly created Union Territories (UTs) of Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh and the map of India depicting these UTs. In the maps, Pakistan-occupied Kashmir is part..
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PoK in UT of Jammu and Kashmir, Gilgit-Baltistan in Ladakh in fresh map of India


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Pakistan-occupied Kashmir controlled by terrorists: Army Chief Gen. Bipin Rawat

Army Chief General Bipin Rawat said that Pakistan-occupied Kashmir is controlled by terrorists and sought to link it to Islamabad's strident criticism of India's decision to withdraw J&K's special..
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Gilgit-Baltistan: 26 dead, 12 injured in bus accident

Children and women were among those who were dead or suffered injuries, according to Gilgit-Baltistan government spokesman Faizullah Farak.
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What the British Parliament said about 'illegally occupied' Gilgit-Baltistan

Post the abrogation of Article 370 in J&K, Pakistan has accused India of undermining the rights of the Kashmiri people. However, not too long ago, Pakistan was left red-faced when the UK Parliament..
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Pakistan should look into human rights violations in PoK: Rajnath Singh

Defence minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday said that Pakistan should look into the violation of human rights taking so brazenly in PoK instead of making statements on the internal matters of India. "I..
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Redraw Indian map with PoK, Gilgit-Baltistan: Jitendra Singh

Union Minister Jitendra Singh on Tuesday called for redrawing the Indian map which shows not only Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) as its territory but also Gilgit-Baltistan.
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Pakistan spurred need for India to abolish Article 370: New Delhi reframed terms of territorial dispute that mirrors those set by Islamabad

By seeking to incorporate Gilgit-Baltistan as a province, Pakistan has been unilaterally reducing the size of the landmass of Jammu and Kashmir that it is prepared to accept as 'disputed'. But in doing..
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As NDA MPs promise to reclaim Pakistan-occupied Kashmir, a look at region's muddled legal status

Even as Pakistan seeks to lay claim over the entire state of Jammu and Kashmir, including Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan, its legal position on the part it currently occupies is a..
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SAYWHAT: Neighbour despondent

Despondency has gripped Pakistan as the world reaction to India's action has been muted. If Pakistan can change the status of Gilgit and Baltistan every other day, can't India take administrative..
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Pakistan welcomes UN rights office's report on Jammu and Kashmir, says situation in PoK not same as Gilgit-Baltistan

Pakistan on Monday welcomed the UN rights office's report on the situation in Jammu and Kashmir.
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Supreme Court junks plea for Parliamentary seats in PoK

Ex-RAW official wants LS representation for Gilgit-Baltistan
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