Kashmir region
Kashmir (Kashmiri: کٔشِیر / कॅशीर; Hindi: कश्मीर; Urdu: کشمیر‎; Shina: کشمیر), archaically spelt Cashmere, is the northwestern region of South Asia. Until the mid-19th century, ...
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History of Kashmir
The history of Kashmir, commonly known as Kashmir or Cashmere in the Asia and Western world is intertwined with the history of a larger region, comprising the areas of Central Asia, Afghanistan, India...
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Timeline of the Kashmir conflict
The following is a timeline of the Kashmir conflict.
Buddhism in Kashmir
Kashmir has been one of the most important centres for the spread and development of Buddhism. Buddhism was an important part of the classical Kashmiri culture, as is reflected in the Nilamata Purana ...
Princely state of Kashmir and Jammu
Kashmir and Jammu was, from 1846 until 1947, a princely state in the British Empire in India, and was ruled by Jamwal Dogra Dynasty. The state was created in 1846 when, after its victory in the First ...
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Indo-Pakistani War of 1947
The Indo-Pakistani War of 1947–1948, sometimes known as the First Kashmir War, was fought between India and Pakistan over the princely state of Kashmir and Jammu from 1947 to 1948. It was the first of...
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Aksai Chin
79°8′E / 35.117°N 79.133°E / 35.117; 79.133Aksai Chin (Chinese: 阿克赛钦; pinyin: Ākèsàiqīn; Hindi: अक्साई चिन, Aksā'ī cin; Urdu: اکسائی چن; Uyghur: ﺋﺎﻗﺴﺎﻱ ﭼﯩﻦ‎)...
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Azad Kashmir
Azad Jammu and Kashmir (Urdu: آزاد جموں و کشمیر‎ Azad Jammu o Kashmir) abbreviated as AJK or Azad Kashmir ("free Kashmir"), is an administrative territory of Pakistan. The territory lies wes...
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Jammu and Kashmir
Jammu and Kashmir (/dʒaːmuː/ & /kæʃmɪər/) is a state in northern India. It is located mostly in the Himalayan mountains, and shares a border with the states of Himachal Pradesh and Punjab to the s...
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Gilgit-Baltistan
Gilgit-Baltistan (Urdu/Shina/Burushaski: گلگت بلتستان, Balti: གིལྒིཏ་བལྟིསྟན formerly known as the Northern Areas) is the northernmost administrative territory of Pakistan. It borders Azad Kashmir ...
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Cuisine of Kashmir
Kashmiri cuisine (Kashmiri: कॉशुर खयॊन / کأشُر کھٮ۪ن; Kashur khyon) is based on the ancient traditions of the north east Asian Kashmir area. The Rigveda mentions the meat eating traditions of this...
Wazwan
Wazwan is a multi-course meal in Muslim Kashmiri cuisine, the preparation of which is considered an art and a point of pride in Kashmiri Muslim culture and identity. Almost all the dishes are meat-bas...
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Kashmiri literature
Kashmiri literature (Kashmiri: कॉशुर साहित्य, کٲشُر ساہتیہ) has a history of at least 5,000 years, going back to its glory days of Sanskrit. Early names include Patanjali, the author of the Maha...
Kashmiri music
Kashmiri music (Hindi: जम्मू और कश्मीर के संगीत, Urdu: جموں اور کشمیر کے سنگیت) reflects the rich musical heritage and cultural legacy of Kashmir. Traditionally the music composed by ethnic Kashm...
Districts of Pakistan
The Districts of Pakistan (Urdu: اِضلاعِ پاكِستان‎), are the third order administrative divisions of Pakistan. Districts were the third order of administrative divisions, below provinces a...
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The Royal House of Jammu and Kashmir
Dogra was a Hindu Rajput dynasty which traced its roots to the Ikshvaku dynasty of northern India. The rulers of the dynasty were Dogra Rajputs and the royal house of Jammu and Kashmir.The Maharaja of...
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Trans-Karakoram Tract
The Trans-Karakoram Tract (Chinese: 喀喇昆仑走廊; pinyin: Kālǎkūnlún zǒuláng) is an area of nearly 5,800 km (2,239 sq mi) along both sides of the Shaksgam River, is entirely administe...
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Military operations in Ladakh (1948)
Military operations took place in Ladakh in 1948 during the conflict in Jammu and Kashmir between the Indian Army and Pakistani raiders infiltrated to capture the kingdom of Jammu and Kashmir. The evi...
Military operations in Poonch (1948)
Military operations took place in Poonch district, then part of the princely state of Jammu and Kashmir, in 1948 during the conflict in Jammu and Kashmir between the Indian Army and Pakistani forces. ...
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Huna people
The Hunas were Iranian-speaking Xionite tribes who, via Khyber Pass, entered India at the end of the 5th or early 6th century and were defeated by the Indian Gupta Empire and the Indian king Yasodha...
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History of Gilgit-Baltistan
Gilgit Baltistan borders the Wakhan Corridor of Afghanistan to the northwest, the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region of China to the north, Pakistan's Azad Kashmir to the southwest, Pakistani province ...
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Former administrative units of Pakistan
The former administrative units of Pakistan are states, provinces and territories which mainly existed between 1947 and 1975 when the current provinces and territories were established. The former uni...
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Ethnic groups of Azad Kashmir
The population of Azad Kashmir is composed of many communities and tribes. According to the last census conducted in Pakistan in 1998, the total population of Azad Kashmir was 2,973,000 and 3,271,000 ...
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Culture of Kashmir
The culture of Kashmir refers to the culture and traditions of Kashmir, a region in northern India (consisting of Jammu and Kashmir), northeast Pakistan (consisting of Azad Kashmir and Gilgit–Baltista...
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Districts of Jammu and Kashmir
Jammu and Kashmir is ruled by three countries namely Pakistan, China and India. Indian administrated Jammu and Kashmir consists of three divisions: Jammu, Kashmir Valley and Ladakh, and is further div...
History of Azad Kashmir
The history of Azad Kashmir, a part of the Kashmir region administered by Pakistan, is a component of the overall history of Kashmir. Azad Kashmir borders the Pakistani provinces of Punjab and Khyber ...
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Origins of the Sino-Indian border dispute
Sovereignty over two large and various smaller separated pieces of territory have been contested between China and India. The westernmost, Aksai Chin, is claimed by India as part of the state of Jammu...
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Kashmir and Jammu
Kashmir and Jammu was, from 1846 until 1947, a princely state in the British Empire in India, and was ruled by Jamwal Dogra Dynasty. The state was created in 1846 when, after its victory in the First ...
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Geography of Gilgit-Baltistan
Gilgit-Baltistan has been under Pakistan administration since 1947 and was given self-governing status on August 29, 2009 and is now constitutionally an integrated part of Pakistan. Gilgit-Baltistan c...