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Azad Kashmir: Region administered by Pakistan as an Administrative Territory
Azad Jammu and Kashmir, abbreviated as AJK and commonly known as Azad Kashmir, is a region administered by Pakistan as a nominally self-governing jurisdiction, and constituting the western 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 since 1962. The territory shares a border with Gilgit-Baltistan, together with which it is referred to by the United Nations and other international organisations as "Pakistan administered Kashmir". Azad Kashmir is one-sixth of the size of Gilgit-Baltistan. The territory also borders Pakistan's Punjab province to the south and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province to the west. To the east, Azad Kashmir is separated from the Indian administered Kashmir by the Line of Control, the de facto border between India and Pakistan. Azad Kashmir has a total area of 13,297 square kilometres (5,134 sq mi), and a total population of 4,045,366 as per the 2017 Census.

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Widespread protests in PoK ring alarm bells for Islamabad

Protesters alleged that the crackdown has become the modus operandi of the Pakistani establishment which uses brute force to muzzle all kinds of opinions and dissents in the region. They alleged it was..
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Would like govt to take back POK, says Cong’s Soni


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2008 CRPF camp attack: 2 Pak nationals among 4 to hang

A local court in Rampur awarded capital punishment to four men, including two Pakistani nationals, for the attack on a CRPF camp in Rampur in 2008 in which seven jawans of the paramilitary force & a..
IndiaTimes - Published

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..
IndiaTimes - Published

India terms Pakistan's move to take diplomats to PoK as 'drama', 'naked propaganda'

"This is a drama. Pakistan has been doing this kind of naked propaganda. They had taken some diplomats (to PoK). We know that whenever they take diplomats, they try to show a completely different..
IndiaTimes - Published

Pro-independence activists attacked by Pakistani forces in PoK, emergency imposed in Muzaffarabad: Sources

A series of protests were staged on October 22 by journalists outside the Muzaffarabad Press Club in PoK against the Pakistani security forces, when the journalists were attacked by the said security..
DNA - Published

Will go in deep and destroy PoK terror camps, J&K governor warns


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'Terrorist camps ko hum bilkul barbaad kar denge': J&K Governor Satya Pal Malick slams Pak, watch video

J&K Governor Satya Pal Malik on Indian Army using artillery guns to target terrorist camps in PoK: Terrorist camps ko hum bilkul barbaad kar denge,aur agar ye nahi baaz aaye to hum andar jayenge
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Will dismantle terror camps inside PoK if Pakistan doesn't mend ways: J&K governor Satya Pal Malik

J&K governor Satya Pal Malik on Monday said India will dismantle terrorist infrastructures inside Pakistan-Occupied-Kashmir (POK) if the terrorism emanating from the neighbouring country's soil is not..
IndiaTimes - Published

'Kai bar poonch seedhi karne mein samay lagta hai': VK Singh lashes out at Pak over repeated ceasefire violations

Speaking after the Indian army destroyed terror camps inside Pakistan occupied Kashmir (Pok) on Sunday following repeated ceasefire violations from across the border to infiltrate terrorists inside..
DNA - Published

6-10 Pak soldiers killed, 3 terror camps destroyed in PoK: Army chief

In the attack on the terror launch pads in POK, the Indian Army has killed at least 20 terrorists and destroyed 4 launch pads, media sources stated.
DNA - Published

Pattern in surgical strikes, which take place around elections: Cong leader Akhilesh Singh

After the Army launched attacks on terrorist camps in PoK, Cong leader Akhilesh Singh said that whenever there are elections in major states, the surgical strikes take place. "There is a pattern of the..
IndiaTimes - Published

Defence experts laud India Army's action on terror camps in PoK

Hours after the Indian Army launched an artillery attack on terrorist camps in Pakistan occupied Kashmir on Sunday, defence experts have lauded the move saying the Army has ensured that the terrorists..
IndiaTimes - Published

Indian army targets four terror launch pads inside PoK's Neelum valley

The attack was in retaliation to the support provided by the Pakistani Army to push terrorists into Indian territory.
DNA - Published

1990 IAF personnel killing case: JKLF terrorist Javed Mir 'Nalka' arrested, was first to get arms training in PoK

Nalka is believed to be among the first few terrorists to receive arms training in POK.
DNA - Published

Uri man's wife from PoK enters BDC poll fray


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500 terrorists waiting in PoK to sneak into Kashmir: Northern Command chief


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Show '56 inch' chest, tell Xi Jinping to vacate PoK land: Kapil Sibal to PM Modi


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Cabinet okays extension of benefits to 5,300 PoK families who initially settled outside J&K


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Centre to provide rehabilitation package of Rs 5.5 lakh for 5,300 displaced families from PoK

These families were earlier left out in the rehabilitation package that was approved by the Cabinet on November 30, 2016.
DNA - Published

Cabinet approves Rs 5.5 lakh package for PoK families who initially settled outside J&K


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First puja performed in 72 years at Sharda shrine in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir

HOLY MISSION: Hong Kong-based couple performs puja at Sharda peeth shrine in PoK
DNA - Published

For the first time in 72 years, Indian Hindu couple performs puja at Sharada Peeth in PoK

PT Venkataraman and his wife Sujatha, a Hong Kong-based Hindu couple of Indian origin, performed the puja near the Sharada Temple in PoK.
DNA - Published

Jaish's new poster boy in PoK: Informer-turned-terror kingpin, Nengroo

After the recent drone droppings in Punjab, Indian security agencies have launched a massive manhunt in the Kashmir Valley to nab more than 40 terrorists despatched by Nengroo, the new poster boy of..
IndiaTimes - Published

3.8 magnitude quake hits Mirpur in PoK, 1 dead

Quoting Pakistan Meteorological Department, ARY News the epicentre of the quake, with a depth of 15 kilometres, was 12 km north-west of Jehlum's course in the Valley.
DNA - Published

Abhinandan Varthaman's 51 Squadron to be awarded unit citation

The award is slated to be received by commanding officer Group Captain Satish Pawar on October 8. During Pakistan's counter-attack on India in response to the Balakot airstrike, Abhinandan flew a..
IndiaTimes - Published

POK residents march towards LoC over Art 370

Thousands of people in POK have begun marching towards the Line of Control (LoC) to protest against India's move on Article 370 in Jammu & Kashmir.
IndiaTimes - Published

Troops alert along LoC in wake of PoK march, no breach reported

The Army on Friday said there were no reports of any attempt to breach the LoC or any Pakistan military-backed march by locals from Pakistan-occupied Kashmir to the de-facto border on Friday. The Army,..
IndiaTimes - Published

Pakistan must ensure sanctity of LoC: Army officials ahead of march in PoK


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India thwarts meeting of 'PoK president' in France

Pakistan wanted to hold a special event in the French lower house of parliament called the National Assembly for the president of Pakistan occupied Kashmir, Sardar Masood Khan
DNA - Published

India hits back at China for raising Kashmir ar UNGA, says CPEC changing status quo in PoK

The response came after Wang Yi, the Foreign Minister of China, said at UNGA that India through its "unilateral" action by removing special status to Jammu and Kashmir is changing the "status quo" in..
DNA - Published

'Showcased India's strength': PM Modi salutes soldiers who carried out surgical strike 3 years ago

On September 29, the Indian Army conducted surgical strike across the LoC in PoK to destroy terrorist launch pads.
DNA - Published

Army war-gamed possible PoK action; plans ready: Army Chief General Bipin Rawat

Rawat said Pakistan will continue to increase its proxy war against India.
IndiaTimes - Published

Amit Shah blames ex-PM Nehru for PoK's existence

Blaming former prime minister late Jawaharlal Nehru for the Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir (PoK), Union home minister Amit Shah on Sunday said it would not have come into existence had Nehru not declared..
IndiaTimes - Published

On same page with Centre on Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir: Congress leader Shashi Tharoor

Tharoor says Pakistan has no right over PoK and it has given a territory to China which does not belong to it
DNA - Published

No difference with govt on PoK, but the way it dealt with 370: Tharoor

"I don't have any serious difference with the government's stand on the PoK but internally I differ with the government. They have violated spirit of the Constitution. Pakistan has no right on the PoK..
IndiaTimes - Published

J&K development will spark revolt by PoK people: Satya Pal Malik


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PoK will be integrated into India under PM Modi: Jharkhand CM Raghubar Das

The statement from Das came just a day after External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said PoK was a part of India and New Delhi expects to have physical jurisdiction over it one day.
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PoK part of India, hope to have jurisdiction over it one day: Jaishankar


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Pakistan should be ready to lose PoK, says Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani

The Chief Minister also reminded Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan about the 1971 war in which Bangladesh was liberated.
DNA - Published

J&K part of sovereign India, Pakistan should leave PoK: UK MP

"The entirety of the state of Jammu and Kashmir is part of sovereign India, and people that ask for UN resolution to be implemented ignore the first resolution, which is that Pakistani military forces..
IndiaTimes - Published

Imran Khan go back: Protests humiliate Pakistan Prime Minister in POK

Locals from Pak Occupied Kashmir protest against discrimination and atrocities by Islamabad
DNA - Published

Don't use citizens of PoK as 'cannon fodder': Northern Army Commander cautioned Pakistan

Northern Army Commander Lieutenant General Ranbir Singh on Saturday cautioned Pakistan against using civilians of PoK as "cannon fodder". "There have been efforts by Pakistan and lot of rhetoric is..
IndiaTimes - Published

At 'solidarity rally' in PoK's Muzaffarabad, Imran Khan incites violence against India

Imran Khan said extremism would rise in Kashmir because of India's decision on Article 370.
DNA - Published

Indian Army is always ready for action in PoK: General Bipin Rawat

Army Chief General Bipin Rawat said forces are always ready for action in POK but clarified decision has to be taken by the govt. "The other institutions will act as the government directs them in this..
IndiaTimes - Published

Pak's attempts to internationalise J&K fails again, UN Secretary General bats for status quo on 'mediation offer'

On Wednesday, even as Imran Khan announced a 'big jalsa' in PoK capital Muzaffarabad, the United Nation said that it would maintain the status quo as far Jammu and Kashmir was concerned.
DNA - Published

India takes strong exception to reference of J&K in Pak-China joint statement

India on Tuesday objected to the reference made to Jammu and Kashmir in a China-Pakistan joint statement issued after Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi's visit to Islamabad. The external affairs..
IndiaTimes - Published

Residents in Pak-occupied Kashmir protest against Islamabad's atrocity, one agitator injured in firing

Human rights violations are taking place on a large-scale in Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK), Sindh and Balochistan, said Defence Expert PK Sehgal today.
DNA - Published

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