Old stories: Month wise

APHC denounces inhuman treatment meted out to detainees

IFJHR gives names of IIOJK detainees who died in jails Srinagar, June 15 (KMS):  In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyat Conference has expressed deep concern over the plight of illegally incarcerated leaders and activists of the ongoing resistance movement, languishing in different jails of India …

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Feature: Health experts say India missed early alarm, let deadly coronavirus variant spread

Devjyot Ghoshal, Zeba Siddiqui June 15 (KMS): A veteran public health expert warned top Indian officials in early March that a new variant of the coronavirus was spreading quickly in a rural district in the heart of the country and that the outbreak required urgent attention. Federal health authorities failed …

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JKLF north America chapter vows to continue struggle

New York, June 15 (KMS): The Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) North America chapter has vowed to continue the struggle for Jammu and Kashmir’s freedom from Indian illegal occupation. The JKLF North America chapter in a meeting of senior party leaders in New York, in a unanimous voice vowed …

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Modi must practise in India what he urges world: Chidambaram

Says India being most infected with Covid kept Modi physically away at G7 meet New Delhi, June 14 (KMS): The Government should practise in India what it preaches to the world, Congress leader P Chidambaram said, a day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi stressed on democracy and freedom of thought …

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Journalist’s death creates furor across India

New Delhi, June 15 (KMS):  Journalists and cartoonists are being targeted in India, contrary to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s global stance on free speech and fostering democratic values in cyberspace, the Editors Guild of India said. According to Kashmir Media Service, the government itself heaps pressure on these professionals if …

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India cannot suppress Kashmiris through killings: Ali Raza Syed

Brussels, June 15 (KMS): Chairman, Kashmir Council Europe (KCEU), Ali Raza Syed has said that India cannot suppress the Kashmiris’ freedom movement for a long time through their constant killings. In a statement issued in Brussels, he condemned recent massacre of Kashmiris in Sopore town of Indian illegally occupied Jammu …

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The Delta (Indian) variant is producing different COVID-19 symptoms than usual, researchers say

(The Week) Brigid Kennedy The COVID-19 strain fueling infections across the U.K. is linked to a different set of symptoms, including headache, sore throat, and runny nose, BBC reported on Monday. The Delta variant, which was first found in India, now accounts for 90 percent of U.K. cases. Professor Tim …

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A giant, poor-sighted bird stands in the way of India’s green goals

(Bloomberg) Rajesh Kumar Singh The majestic, endangered bird is massive, making it slow to maneuver in flight. It has poor frontal vision, and an unfortunate habit of scanning the earth while flying across the flat grasslands of India’s western borders. That combination too often sets it on a fatal collision …

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The Indian government’s failed vaccine drive has caused thousands of Indians to needlessly die

(Business Insider) Peony Hirwani In the past five months, Indians have seen thousands of people die due to lack of oxygen, medication, ventilators, and hospital beds. The COVID-19 pandemic has swept the nation with trepidation and has cost Indians more than it should. Last Monday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced …

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Head of world’s ‘largest family’ dies in India, leaving behind 39 wives and 94 children

(The Telegraph) A man believed to have the world’s largest family, including 39 wives, 94 children, 33 grandchildren and one great-grandchild, has died in the northeastern Indian state of Mizoram. Ziona Chana, 76, was the head of a polygamous Christian religious sect with 4,000 members, and his extended family all …

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