Tuesday, Sep 27, 2022



Explained: Here's why Gilgit-Baltistan matters to India & Pakistan

August 07, 2021 9:08 am

The Pakistan government has finalised legislation for incorporating the region as a province. How was it ruled so far, and why the change of status now?

Four Pakistan Army personnel killed as military chopper crashed in Gilgit-Baltistan during rescue operation

December 27, 2020 3:46 pm

The pilot, co-pilot and two soldiers were killed in the accident, the army statement said, adding that the crash occurred due to technical reasons.

Explained: The importance of Gilgit-Baltistan, and why Pakistan has given it provisional province status

November 12, 2020 10:11 am

Gilgit-Baltistan is the northernmost territory administered by Pakistan, providing the country's only territorial frontier, and thus a land route, with China, where it meets the Xinjiang Autonomous Region.

China Foreign Ministry: CPEC will not affect China's stand on Kashmir issue

May 29, 2018 3:13 pm

Pakistan's Cabinet on May 21 approved Gilgit-Baltistan Order 2018 which was also endorsed by the region's assembly. The order is being seen as Pakistan's efforts towards incorporating the disputed region as its fifth province.

Pakistan rejects Indian protest against Gilgit-Baltistan Order

May 28, 2018 2:24 pm

India on Sunday summoned Pakistan's Deputy High Commissioner Syed Haider Shah in New Delhi and lodged a strong protest over Islamabad's latest move, saying any action to alter the status of any part of the territory under its "forcible and illegal occupation" has no legal basis.

PoK 'PM' warns Pakistan against merging Gilgit-Baltistan

July 09, 2015 9:07 pm

"I call upon the prime minister of Pakistan (Sharif) to avoid (taking) any decision that does not fall in his jurisdiction. He cannot take this decision unless we, the people of Jammu and Kashmir, take it," added Majeed.

Gilgit-Baltistan: Alienation is an issue, but no connect to India

June 09, 2015 10:23 pm

Though Pakistan, like India, has linked G-B’s fate to that of the Kashmir issue, it treats the region differently from “Azad” Kashmir.

China assuming de facto control of Gilgit-Baltistan: Experts

November 10, 2011 8:41 am

A think-tank has said the area would end up like Tibet if China's interventions are not challenged.

Dividing West Punjab: Rebalancing Lahore,Multan and Bahawalpur

August 04, 2011 4:49 pm

The division of the Punjab will be a historic moment in its political evolution.

Crucial year for J&K,boost ‘psywar’ on DD Kashir: PC to Soni

June 29, 2011 1:03 am

Aimed at “integrating” the people of J&K,DD Kashir was launched in 2000 to counter Pakistan’s propaganda.