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Release of all illegally detained Kashmiris demanded

Srinagar, June 04 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Employees Movement (JKEM), a constituent of the All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC), has demanded immediate release of all illegally detained Kashmiris, languishing in Indian jails in view of the rapid spread of corona epidemic. The …

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Kisan Ekta morcha slams Hindi TV channel for fake reports

New Delhi, June 04 (KMS): The Kisan Ekta Morcha, spearheading the farmers’ stir on Delhi borders for over six months, has slammed Hindi TV channel, Aaj Tak for misreporting about the farmers’ protest, reported Free Press Journal. The Kisan Ekta Morcha in a tweet said, “In one way or other, …

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AAC condoles deaths of Hurriyat activists in IIOJK

Srinagar, June 04 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Awami Action Committee (AAC), headed by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, has expressed deep grief and sorrow over the deaths of the well-wishers and activists associated with the organisation and the freedom movement and extended solidarity with …

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Pakistan vindicated at UN

Malik Muhammad Ashraf President of the UN General Assembly Volkan Bozkir addressing a joint press conference with Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood on last Thursday after the conclusion of his visit to Pakistan said: “I think it is the duty, especially Pakistan’s to bring this Kashmir issue to the United Nation …

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Virus disaster leaves deep scars on India’s economy

(Reuters) Expectations for India’s economic growth are being revised sharply lower as a surge in people losing their jobs and defaulting on debt suggest a more halting recovery from the financial shock of the COVID-19 pandemic. Economists are downgrading their estimates as a range of data – from the rate …

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All I know is that my son is innocent; says a minor’s father who is booked under UAPA in Kashmir

Arjumand Shaheen Andrabi SRINAGAR – Jammu and Kashmir Police on 2nd June booked at least eight persons under Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act including a minor, for allegedly raising slogans at a funeral procession of a youth, who died in a road accident recently, in Kupwara district of north Kashmir. Zahoor …

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Delta COVID-19 variant that devastated India now detected in Australia

Melbourne, June 04 (KMS): Australian health officials say that the new Delta coronavirus variant which originated in India has been detected in Melbourne. Victoria’s Chief Health Officer Brett Sutton said the Delta variant had been identified in two cases. He said the cases were “unrelated to all of the other …

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India orders unapproved COVID shots as it reels from devastating second wave

  (Reuters) June 04, 2021 India signed its first order for an unapproved COVID-19 vaccine on Thursday, a day after it faced criticism from the Supreme Court over its bungled vaccine rollout that has left millions of people vulnerable after almost 338,000 deaths. So far, only about 4.7% of the …

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India’s child victims of COVID-19

(Aljazeera) Ruth Dsouza Prabhu June 04, 2021 Last year, Shyam, 17, became one of the thousands of children in danger of living on the streets of India. Shyam’s father had abandoned his family in Gudhiyari – a village in Raipur in Chhattisgarh state – eight years earlier. Shyam’s older brother, …

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Indian troops open fire on protesters in Budgam

Srinagar, June 04 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, Indian troops opened fire on protesters in Budgam district here on Friday. The youth took to the streets and clashed with Indian forces after Indian forces fired on people near Kralpora in Budgam district . The firing created panic …

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