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Hope in the midst of despair?

7th March 2021 | Ershad Mahmud
The people of Kashmir are hoping that the LoC ceasefire will not be an isolated event and that it will be followed by normalisation of Indo-Pak diplomatic ties and partial demilitarisation of the Kashmir Valley.

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Introduction to the Report “Building Sustainable Tourism in Azad Jammu & Kashmir” by Dr. Shaheen Akhtar

This study is a pioneer work which offers insightful analysis of the diverse and multi-faceted yet largely under-developed Tourism industry in AJ&K. Starting with mapping of the rich cultural, religious, archeological and recreational potential of the State; the report examines the development and performance of the tourism sector in the region over the years.

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Intellect class endorses long-cherished demand for holding of Civic Elections in AJK

28th December 2020 | Altaf Hamid Rao
MIRPUR, (Parliament Times): Former Chief Justice of Azad Jammu Kashmir Justice [Retd] Muhammad Azam Khan has strongly endorsed the long-standing demand of the masses for holding of the civic polls in Azad Jammu Kashmir to ensure their empowerment at the grass root level through the elected local bodies institution.

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AJK Youth seeks unconditional restoration of Local Bodies in the State:

10th October 2020 | Altaf Hamid Rao
MIRPUR, (Parliament Times): CPDR – Centre for Peace, Development and Reforms, a world-fame AJK-based Kashmiri non-governmental outfit unveiled a report titled “The Local Government System in Azad Jammu & Kashmir: Background, Evaluation and the Way Forward” here on Saturday,

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Line Of Control: Where Life Exists In The Shadow Of Constant Fear

18 September 2020 | By Danish Irshad
Shelling by Indian forces has affected all facets of life and created humanitarian issues in AJ&K

Thousands of people have died as a result of shelling and firing at the Line of Control (LoC) and any hope that this situation will end is fading with every passing day. The tragedy of the LoC can be felt from a recent incident.

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All out efforts for promotion of tourism in AJK

Our Correspondent
Mirpur (AJK): Secretary Tourism and Information, AJK Midhat Shahzad has said that government will leave no stone unturned for the rehabilitation and promotion of tourism sector in the picturesque liberated territory. She said that ‘The Government of AJ&K will extend all possible cooperation for the rehabilitation and with the cooperation of the private sector as such sector will be taken to new heights as it was the backbone of the economy’.

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