PoK Current Affairs, GK & News

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

Union Cabinet has approved one-time payment of 5.5 lakh rupees as resettlement package for 5,300 displaced families which had come from Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) and initially settled outside Jammu and Kashmir but later relocated. It will be provided under Rehabilitation Package approved by Union Cabinet in November 2016 for Displaced Families PoJK and Chhamb Niabat ..

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Plea in SC to claim Gilgit & PoK dismissed

A bench headed by the Chief Justice of India, Ranjan Gogoi, has dismissed a plea in the Supreme Court of India which sought to establish parliamentary/assembly constituencies in the Pakistan-occupied Kashmir & the Gilgit-Baltistan territories and conduct elections there. This plea was filed by a former officer of the Research & Analysis Wing of India. ..

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Govt suspends LoC trade with PoK

The government has issued orders to suspend the Line of Control (LoC) trade between Jammu & Kashmir and Pak Occupied Kashmir (PoK). Why did the government suspend LoC trade? The LoC trade was initiated to facilitate the exchange of goods of common use between local populations across the LoC in Jammu & Kashmir. On the ..

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Pakistan Approves Plan to Open Sharda Peeth Corridor

Pakistan government has approved a proposal to establish a corridor which would allow Hindu pilgrims from India to visit Sharda Peeth in the region of Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK). Sharda Peeth Corridor will be the second corridor to be established after the Kartarpur Corridor which provides access to Gurudwara Darbar Sahib at Kartarpur in Pakistan. ..

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China, Pakistan sign deals to beef up CPEC project

China and Pakistan have signed 20 more agreements worth 1.6 billion dollars to implement the ambitious China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project. These agreements were signed at the CPEC Forum held at Karamay city in Xinjiang province of China bordering Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK). In this forum both countries also issued the Karamay Manifesto. About China-Pakistan Economic ..

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