IIOJK in focus

Two more tremors hit IIOJK, 13 in five days

Jammu, August 28 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, two mild earthquakes struck Doda district, officials said. The tremors of magnitude 2.9 and 3.4 were reported within a span of over four-and-a-half hours, they said. With this, a total of 13 earthquakes having mild intensity had hit Doda, …

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Shabbir Shah urges Kashmiris to observe complete shutdown on Sept 1

New Delhi, August 28 (KMS): The All Parties Hurriyat Conference incarcerated Vice Chairman, Shabbir Ahmed Shah, has urged the people of Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK) to observe complete shutdown on September 01 and march towards Hyderpora in Srinagar to pay tributes to the iconic freedom leader, Syed …

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Cloudburst damages 30 houses in Kulgam

Srinagar, August 28 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, around 30 houses suffered damage after a cloudburst hit the upper reaches of Damhal Hanjipora in Kulgam district. A local news agency quoted Sub Divisional Magistrate (SDM), Noorabad, Bashir-ul-Hassan as saying that a cloudburst occurred in the upper reaches …

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Syed Ali Gilani – symbol of resistance

Srinagar, August 27 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) has appealed to the people of the territory to massively march towards Hyderpora in Srinagar on 01 September to pay tribute to the icon of Kashmir resistance movement, Syed Ali Gilani, on his …

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IIOJK HCBA concerned over media reports against Mian Qayoom, Manzoor Dar

Srinagar, August 27 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the High Court Bar Association (HCBA) has expressed concern over the media reports against prominent lawyers Mian Abdul Qayoom and Manzoor Ahmad Dar and described it as concocted and far from the truth. The HCBA in an extraordinary meeting …

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Booked for assaulting Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, 20 acquitted after 12 years

Chandigarh, August 27 (KMS): Almost 12 years after senior APHC leader, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, was assaulted at a seminar in the Indian city of Chandigarh, a local court has acquitted all 20 accused, including former Mayor, Asha Jaiswal. On November 25, 2010, the Mirwaiz was attacked inside the conference hall …

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Indian police arrest three innocent Kashmiri youth in Sopore

Srinagar, August 27 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, Indian police have arrested three innocent Kashmiri youth in Sopore town of North Kashmir’s Baramulla district. The youth identified as Shariq Ashraf, Saqlain Mushtaq and Tawfeeq Hassan Sheikh were arrested from a joint check-post set up by Indian police, …

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Kashmiri journalist Aasif Sultan completes four years in jail

Srinagar, August 27 (KMS): The illegally detained Kashmiri journalist Aasif Sultan, on Saturday, completed four years in jail. He is currently lodged in Agra Central Jail in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh after being booked under draconian law, Public Safety Act (PSA). Asif Sultan, who has been incarcerated since …

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Geologist warns of possible major earthquake in IIOJK

Jammu, August 27 (KMS): Geologist Prof M A Malik cautioned against the possibility of a major earthquake in Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir due to its vulnerable location in the Himalayan mountains. Prof Malik, retired Head of the Department of Geology of the University of Jammu (JU), said this …

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‘Manoj Sinha’s ‘no restrictions on Mirwaiz’ claim far from reality’

Srinagar, August 26 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, Anjuman Auqaf Jamia Masjid Srinagar has expressed strong disdain against the authorities for once again disallowing its incarcerated Chairman, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, to address the faithful at the historic and central grand mosque after three years. Anjuman in a …

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