Archive for January 2013

Cross-border tunnels between India and Pakistan reopened

Jan 28th, 2013 | By

Cross-border tunnels between India and Pakistan have reopened after their closure in early January due to the escalation of tensions in the disputed Kashmir district. Starting from 2005 Indians and Pakistanis had been allowed to cross the border freely every Monday but after the two armies exchanged fire following the killing two Indian soldiers in



Gilani reiterates terms for talks with India on Kashmir

Jan 28th, 2013 | By

In occupied Kashmir, the veteran Kashmir Hurriyet leader, Syed Ali Gilani reiterating conditions for any talks with India has asked New Delhi to create a conducive atmosphere for resolution of the Kashmir dispute by taking several confidence building measures. A spokesman for the forum patronised by Syed Ali Gilani in a statement in Srinagar in



Kashmiris, Sikhs urge UN to help secure their rights

Jan 28th, 2013 | By

Sikh and Kashmiri organisations labelling the India’s Constitution part of the problem, not the solution to the grave threats to Punjab and Kashmir called upon the UN to take the lead in restoring respect for their rights. Protesting outside India’s High Commission in London on India’s Republic Day, they characterised Indian control over Punjab and



Three persons found dead mysteriously in IHK

Jan 28th, 2013 | By

In occupied Kashmir, three persons were found dead under mysterious conditions in Srinagar and Kulgam districts. A 60-year old unidentified person was found dead in tourist hub Dalgate in Srinagar while two brothers identified as Abdul Aziz Dar and Abdullah Dar were found dead mysteriously in Qoimoh in Kulgam.



JKPL urges India to withdrawl troops from Kashmir

Jan 28th, 2013 | By

In occupied Kashmir, APHC leader Jammu and Kashmir People’s League Chairman, Mukhtar Ahmad Waza has urged India to withdraw its forces from Kashmir and revoke black laws for resolution of Kashmir dispute. Waza while addressing a daylong party meeting of party activists in Pulwama district said that the Kashmir is a flash point and through



Geelani rules out ‘other options’ to resolve Kashmir

Jan 28th, 2013 | By

Srinagar, Jan 27: Asserting that there is no alternative to right to self-determination, Syed Ali Geelani Sunday said people who are talking about other options to resolve Kashmir have turned weak before ‘state terrorism’. In his telephonic address from New Delhi during a seminar organized by Tehreek-e-Hurriyat at Jamia Masjid Hyderpora, the Hurriyat (G) chief



Kashmir Solidarity Day: 5th February 2013

Jan 28th, 2013 | By

All over the world Pakistani community will display unity and solidarity with Kashmiris on 5 February 2013.  Kashmir Solidarity Day is being observed on 5 Feb each year since 1990 in Pakistan as a day of protest against Indian Occupied Kashmir (IHK). The disputed state is located north of India. 139,000 Sq Km (53,700 Sq



Musharraf’s formula

Jan 22nd, 2013 | By

Dr. Syed Nazir Gilani In an exclusive interview with Dr. Shujaat Bukhari Editor In Chief of Rising Kashmir, Mir Waiz Dr. Umar Farooq has said that “options other than United Nations resolutions can be explored to resolve the vexed Kashmir issue.” Hurriyat chairman has said that “his conglomerate strongly supported the four-point formula given by



Kashmir dispute can be resolved in peaceful atmosphere

Jan 22nd, 2013 | By

Srinagar, January 14 : In occupied Kashmir, APHC leader and the Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Salvation Movement, Zafar Akbar Butt, urged Pakistan and India to take blood steps for peaceful resolution of the Kashmir dispute. Zafar Akbar Butt addressing public gatherings in Manchwa, Kralpora and Wathora areas of Chadora castigated Indian army for issuing



Kashmiris in UK to observe Indian Republic Day as Black Day

Jan 22nd, 2013 | By

London, January 22 : The Advisory Council of Kashmir Centre London has decided to observe the Indian Republic Day on 26th January as Black Day. The Kashmir Centre in a statement issued in London said that the Kashmiris all over the world would raise their voice against the gross human rights violations being perpetrated by