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Congress demands probe into Modi, Shah’s role in Pegasus snooping

New Delhi, July 20 (KMS): Congress leaders Mallikarjun Kharge, Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury and Randeep Singh Surjewala held the Narendra Modi government guilty of “treason”, claiming that the “Centre’s spyware has dismantled national security”, after it emerged former party President Rahul Gandhi, among others, was one of the potential targets of …

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Elderly man sets himself ablaze in Bandipora, dies

Srinagar, July 20: (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, an elderly man committed suicide by setting himself ablaze in Bandipora district. The 70-year-old man set himself on fire in Quilmuqam area of the district. The family shifted him to a Bandipora hospital, where doctors declared him brought dead, …

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Ticking time bomb: 22,000 Mumbai slums are landslide-prone

Mumbai, July 20 (KMS): A day after 35 people died in a wall collapse triggered by a landslide, Mumbai officials started evacuating people from vulnerable areas. With 22,000 slums housing over 1.50 lakh people in landslide-prone zones, activists however fear such makeshift evacuations are only delaying a major disaster waiting …

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Rahul Gandhi terms targeted surveillance “illegal and deplorable”

New Delhi, July 20 (KMS): After appearing on a leaked list of “potential” or actual targets for spying by Israeli company NSO’s Pegasus spyware, former Congress President Rahul Gandhi has termed the targeted surveillance “illegal and deplorable”. “If your information is correct, the scale and nature of surveillance you describe …

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PM Imran’s number among those targeted by Israeli spyware: report

Islamabad, July 20 (KMS): At least one number once used by Prime Minister Imran Khan was among the tens of thousands of smartphone numbers, including those of activists, journalists, business executives and politicians from around the world, that were revealed to have been targeted by Israeli spyware. A report in …

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Heavy rains cause flash-floods in south Kashmir

Srinagar, Srinagar, July 20 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the heavy rainfall during night hours triggered flash-floods and caused water-logging in several areas of south Kashmir’s Islamabad district. At Srigufwara-Sirhama in Bijbehara, a cloud burst resulted into overflowing of streams and Dadi canal causing flash-floods. “The water …

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NC claims IIOJK pushed to economic, democratic disconnect from rest of India

Srinagar, July 20 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, pro-India National Conference (NC) has claimed that Kashmir has been pushed to an economic and democratic disconnect with the rest of India. NC General Secretary Ali Muhammad Sagar made these comments while welcoming Ashok Kumar Bharti, the vice chairman …

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IIOJK HC quashes PSA detention of Shopian resident

Srinagar, July 20 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the High Court has quashed the detention order against a Shopian resident, who was booked under draconian law, Public Safety Act (PSA), in 2019. A bench of Justice Ali Muhammad Magrey while quashing the detention order against Shaheen Ahmed …

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