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JKSM condemns arrest of Zafar Butt, others

Srinagar, August 19 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Salvation Movement (JKSM) has strongly condemned the arrest of prominent Hurriyat leader, Zafar Akbar Butt, and three other persons under false charges. The JKSM spokesman in a statement issued in Srinagar said that Indian police …

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Feature: Blinded by metal pellets, youth recounts Muharram procession horror

(By Umer Asif) Sitting on a hospital bed in Srinagar with his right eye shut, 23-year-old Shahnawaz Hussain is now half-blind. But he can recall the evening of Tuesday, when a lead pellet hit his eye, turning his world black. His face has several pellet marks as a policeman had …

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Pakistan condemns use of tear gas shells in IIOJ&K

Islamabad, August 19 (KMS): Pakistan has strongly condemned use of tear gas shells and firing of warning shots on Muslims taking part in peaceful Muharram procession in the Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir. In a statement on Wednesday, Foreign Office spokesperson Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri said dozens of Kashmiris have …

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Most MBBS students with disabilities denied admissions in medical institutes

Delhi, August 19 (KMS): Year after year, the bulk of MBBS doctors with disabilities who clear the post graduate entrance exam for seven All India Institutes of Medical Sciences, including the one in Delhi, are denied admission. Barely 0.4% of seats over the last three years have been given to …

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Week after Dalit suicide, 2 still at large

Muktsar (India), August 19 (KMS): A week after a Dalit man of Chak Tamkot village here allegedly died by suicide over police inaction in tracing his ‘kidnapped’ wife, two of the five accused are still on the run. On August 10, Jagmeet Singh allegedly hanged himself from a tree and …

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Feature: He could be next Stan Swamy: UAPA prisoner’s life-threatening ailment remains untreated

(Rushda Fathima Khan) “We witnessed the passing away of Father Stan Swamy in custody. Now, Atiq Ur Rahman, a student leader suffering from a serious heart condition face negligence  even in the midst of a life-threatening disease, reveals failure of our democratic society as well as the rule of law,” …

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AJK PM names KPL as National T20 Cricket League of Kashmir

Muzaffarabad, August 19 (KMS): Prime Minister Azad Jammu and Kashmir Sardar Abdul Qayyum Khan Niazi Wednesday announced to name Kashmir Premier League (KPL) as National T20 League of Kashmir. The announcement came during a meeting of AJK PM with Chairman of the Parliamentary Committee on Kashmir Shehryar Khan Afridi and …

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No classes in colleges as teachers angry over non-payment of salaries

Delhi, August 19 (KMS): Delhi University (DU) teachers on Wednesday refused to take any classes in 63 colleges in the national capital affiliated to it. No teacher from these colleges turned up for teaching whether in online or offline mode. They have taken this step against the non-payment of salaries …

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