Old stories: Date wise

Surge in Covid poses threat to life of IIOJK detainees in Indian jails: Javaid Mir

Srinagar, May 18 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, Hurriyat leader, Javaid Ahmed Mir, has said that the present COVID-19 situation in India has posed serious threat to the life of Kashmiri Hurriyat leaders and activists lodged in various Indian jails. Javaid Ahmed Mir in a statement issued …

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Mamata leads protests against CBI arrests

Kolkata, May 18 KMS):Protests erupted in West Bengal after three Trinamool Congress (TMC) leaders, including two Cabinet ministers and an MLA, and a former minister were arrested this morning by the CBI in connection with the Narada sting case. In a dramatic move, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee landed in the …

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Australians stranded in India claim faulty Covid tests made them miss a repatriation flight

New Delhi, May 18 (KMS): Australians who waited months to escape India as coronavirus spread through the country say they lost a place on a repatriation flight provided by their government due to faulty Covid-19 testing. CRL Diagnostics, which performed the tests for Australian airline Qantas, denied the results were …

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Muslim man lynched to death by Hindu fanatics in India

New Delhi, May 18 (KMS): Asif Khan, a Muslim gym trainer from Mewat district, Haryana, was lynched to death by Hindu vigilante groups, after forcing him to chant “Jai Shree Raam”. Khan’s relatives said that he was travelling with his friends from Khalilpur, his home village, to Sohna to get …

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Killing, arrest of Kashmiri youth strongly condemned

Srinagar, May 18 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, Jammu and Kashmir Employees Movement (JKEM) and Jammu and Kashmir Insaf Party have condemned the ongoing cordon and search operations, killings and arrests of youth by Indian forces in the territory. The JKEM and Insaf Party spokesmen in their …

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India variant will be dominant UK Covid strain ‘in next few days’

London, May 18 (KMS): The Covid variant first detected in India is set to be the dominant strain in the UK within days, experts have said, with the government and health teams struggling to contain cases, which have risen by more than 75% since Thursday. With the rapid spread of …

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Wedding turns into mourning in Budgam

Srinagar, May 18 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the wedding ceremony turned into mourning when two minor children, who were sleeping in two separate rooms in Brenjan area of the district Budgam district, suddenly found bleeding and unconscious. The minor boys Shahnawaz Ahmad Dar (03) and Rahil …

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Indian doctors, trained abroad, forced to stand by as COVID sweeps nation

Guwahati (India), May 18 (KMS): Some 90,000 Indian doctors armed with medical degrees from Russia, China and Ukraine are urging the government to put them to work in the battle against COVID-19 instead of standing idly by, waiting for local licences. Nowhere in the world has been hit harder by …

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Article: Coronavirus variant that first appeared in India arrives in the US. Here’s what to know

Elizabeth Weise and Karen Weintraub The B.1.617 coronavirus variant devastating India right now has arrived in the United States. Experts say it’s not likely to cause much harm here because of high vaccination rates and because the health care system is not under stress. But with a virus that has …

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Feature: Entire families’ wiped out, anger grows as Covid-19 engulfs rural India

Sudhi Ranjan, Sen Bibhudatta Pradhan, Shruti Srivastava & Ruth Pollard After devastating India’s biggest cities, the latest Covid-19 wave is now ravaging rural areas across the world’s second-most populous country. And most villages have no way to fight the virus. In Basi, about 1.5 hours from the capital New Delhi, …

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