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Sikh woman withdraws complaint against Muslim brothers in India

New Delhi, July 01 (KMS): A 24-year-old Sikh woman from Muzaffarnagar district, who had alleged that a man in her neighbourhood had married her after forcing her to change her religion, retracted her allegations against two Muslim brothers who had been booked under the anti-conversion law based on her complaint. …

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PAGD formed to represent IIOJK people’s aspirations: Mehbooba

Srinagar, July 01 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the Peoples Democratic Party President, Mehbooba Mufti has said that Peoples Alliance for Gupkar Declaration (PAGD) was formed to represent aspirations of the Kashmiri people and she was not away from it. Mehbooba Mufti, who chaired party’s core group …

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‘Trade, tourism, transport suffer heavy losses in IIOJK’

Srinagar, July 01 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the Indian National Congress has said that trade, tourism, transport and education sectors have suffered heavy losses while Covid-19 pandemic has added more losses of the general people. The party leadership in a meeting of Block presidents and prominent …

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Article: India wants to use food grain stock for ethanol. That’s a problem in a hungry country

The Print Siraj Hussain and Jugal Mohapatra The Modi government plans to use India’s central pool stock of grain like rice to match its ethanol commitments. In an undernourished country, that’s a bad policy.   The worst fears of using food grains for the manufacture of ethanol are coming true. …

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End of Darbar move: IIOJK authorities cancel accommodation of govt employees

Srinagar, July 01 (KMS): Days after Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha announced an end to the 149-year-old practice of ‘darbar move’, the Jammu and Kashmir authorities have cancelled residential accommodations of government officials in the twin capitals of Jammu and Srinagar. According to an order issued by Commissioner Secretary, Estates Department, …

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Public health is long neglected in India: HC judge

Mumbai, July 01 (KMS):  A High Court judge of India has questioned as what was stopping the civic body in Mumbai from introducing door-to-door COVID-19 vaccination in the metropolis for people who cannot leave their homes. Justice Gautam Patel said there is no law that restricts any public administration from …

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Indian forces’ high-handedness in IIOJK condemned

Islamabad, July 01 (KMS): The Jammu and Kashmir Young Men’s League has condemned the high-handedness of the Indian forces in Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir. The Vice-Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Young Men’s League, Zahid Ashraf in a statement issued in Islamabad denounced the inhuman behaviour and atrocities being …

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Feature: Covid India: Women in rural Bihar hesitant to take vaccines

(BBC) Chinki Sinha On a sweltering June afternoon, Madhu Kumari, a healthcare worker knocked on a door in Suraudha, a village tucked deep inside Bihar state. Her job: to enroll people for Covid jabs. On seeing her, a few women sitting outside their houses across the street, laughed. Moments later, …

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No forcible conversions in Kashmir: Sikh leader

Srinagar, July 01 (KMS): The Sikhs and Muslims have been living in amity and they want that communal harmony and brotherhood should continue and there were no forced conversions in Kashmir, said Jagmohan Singh Raina, chairman of the All Parties Sikh Coordination Committee (APSCC). Addressing the media in Srinagar, Raina …

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Feature: Flooding forces Ganges to give up its coronavirus dead

(AFP) Partly hidden between long reeds of grass, bodies shrouded in saffron cloth float silently down the holy Ganges river, a reminder of how India’s ferocious coronavirus wave overwhelmed hospitals and crematoriums. Families in India’s north and east gave up the bodies of their loved ones to the river or …

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