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Explained: LoC trade, in perspective

India last week suspended the cross-LoC trade, alleging misuse of the facility by individuals linked to terrorist groups. How and when did this trade start, and what was it intended to achieve for India and Pakistan?

Trading in red chili, mangoes, herbs to be hit after cross-LoC trade shut

India on Thursday indefinitely suspended cross-LoC trade at two points along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir effective Friday, following reports that it was being "misused" by elements from across the border to smuggle weapons, narcotics and fake currency.


Citing terror, India puts LoC trade on hold

On Friday, 35 trucks carrying fruit were scheduled to cross over to Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) from Poonch, said Fareed Kohli, custodian, LoC Trade. “However, these will not be allowed to cross the LoC tomorrow in view of the Home Ministry order,” he said.

Trade and gunfire go hand-in-hand at LoC

A short sharp exchange of fire has taken place somewhere along the LoC and very close to the customs complex, a reminder that the trading post between India and Pakistan functions under the shadow of the gun.

Thought truck contained fake currency notes, say arrested traders

The traders also confessed that they had made similar transactions in the past.

No cross-LoC trade in goods made outside J-K: Centre

In a decision which is expected to hurt LoC trade,the Centre has banned trading of goods manufactured or grown outside Jammu and Kashmir.


Cross-LoC trade to resume on Tuesday in Kashmir

After remaining suspended for nearly four weeks,cross-Line of Control trade between divided parts of Kashmir will resume from Tuesday.

Cross-LoC trade weakens azadi crusade: Salahuddin

Syed Salahuddin has said the cross-LoC trade has been designed to weaken the azadi movement.

Demand for expanding LOC trade list

The LoC traders held a protest in Srinagar demanding India and Pakistan increase the list of items to be traded across the line.

Omar for facilitating trade across LoC

JK CM said he would approach the Centre to discuss various issues concerning trade across the Line of Control.