IIOJK in focus

Kishtwar cloudburst leaves trail of destruction

Jammu, July 30 (KMS): Devastated by the deaths of their loved ones and loss of property in the cloudburst and flash floods of Wednesday, Honzar village in Kishtwar was in a state of mourning with hopelessness growing about the survival of 19 missing persons, sources said. Even as the search …

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‘Two years of BJP governance is marked by corruption scandals’

Bengaluru, July 30 (KMS): The Bharatiya Janata party (BJP) government, which came to power through “defections”, completed two years in office with a long list of corruption scandals that dashed the hopes of good administration and the promise of a double-engine government for Karnataka, alleged Leader of the Opposition and …

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Interfaith marriage stopped, woman forced to leave court

Lucknow, July 30 (KMS):  An interfaith wedding was stopped, by activists of Karni Sena, at a court in Ballia district of Lucknow by labelling it a case of “forced conversion and love jihad”, the police said. The workers of the Hindutva outfit then forced the woman to go to Kotwali …

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Assam issues advisory against travel to Mizoram

  Guwahati, July 30 (KMS): Assam government has issued a travel advisory asking people not to travel to Mizoram and advised people from the state working or staying there to “exercise utmost caution.” The two States also traded accusations over deployment of security forces along the interstate border on Thursday, …

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Father waits for justice

Srinagar, July 30 (KMS): A little over a year has passed but an anxious father is still awaiting justice for his son and two others who were killed in a fake encounter by an army officer in south Kashmir’s Shopian district. And the wait gets longer as the army is …

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Death toll in Rajouri flash floods reaches 3

Jammu, July 30 (KMS): The death toll in flash floods triggered by heavy rainfall in Rajouri district reached three with the recovery of one more body from Munawar Tawi in Nowshera area. Meanwhile, the around a dozen people trapped in floods and landslide hit areas in two separate operations were …

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Continued illegal house detention of Mirwaiz condemned

Srinagar, July 29 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the executive members of Hurriyat forum have strongly condemned the continued and arbitrary house detention of their chairman, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq. Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has been under illegal house detention since August 2019 when the Modi-led fascist Indian government …

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Time has come to settle Kashmir dispute with wisdom: Prof Butt

Srinagar, July 29 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, senior Hurriyat leader, Professor Abdul Ghani Butt has said now is the time to resolve the Kashmir dispute with wisdom in view of the change sweeping across the globe. Professor Abdul Ghani Butt talking to different delegations in Srinagar …

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5th August 2019 darkest day in IIOJK history: Uzair Ghazali

Muzaffarabad July 29 (KMS): The Chairman of Pasban-e-Hurriyat Jammu and Kashmir, Uzair Ahmad Ghazali has said that 5th August 2019 is the darkest day in the history of Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir when the Modi-led fascist Indian government repealed its special status and imposed military siege in the …

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Youth commits suicide by hanging self in Baramulla

Srinagar, July 29 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, a 22-year-old youth on Thursday committed suicide in Warpora Village of Tangmarg in Baramulla district. The youth hanged himself inside his room in the wee hours today. They said that his family members immediately rushed him to a nearby …

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