IIOJK in focus

Curbs intensified in Srinagar to stop Muharram procession

Srinagar, August 17 (KMS): In Indian Illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the Indian authorities have intensified restrictions in and around commercial hub Lal Chowk, Srinagar, to foil the Muharram procession. The officials told media men that in view of the main Muharram procession scheduled to be taken out from Abi …

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APHC grills Modi regime for plight of IIOJK detainees

Srinagar, August 17 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyat Conference has castigated the Indian fascist regime led by Narendra Modi for ill-treating the incarcerated Hurriyat leaders and activists, languishing in different jails. APHC General Secretary Molvi Bashir Ahmed Irfani in a statement issued in …

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India evacuates Kabul Embassy staff, special flight bringing Indians home

New Delhi, Aug 17 (KMS): India has evacuated its embassy staff in Kabul in a special Air Force flight. “In view of the prevailing circumstances, it has been decided that our Ambassador in Kabul and his Indian staff will move to India immediately,” Arindam Bagchi, Spokesperson, Ministry Of External Affairs, …

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Madhya Pradesh govt served notice over manhandling of Dalit family

New Delhi, Aug 17 (KMS): Taking suo motu cognisance, the National Commission for Scheduled Castes has issued a notice to the Madhya Pradesh government over an incident in which a Dalit sarpanch and his family members were allegedly assaulted and manhandled by an upper caste secretary of a gram panchayat. …

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Sticky bombs’ recovery raises alarm bells in IIOJK

Jammu, Aug 17 (KMS): The recovery of 4 sticky bombs, which formed part of an Improvised Explosive Device (IED), in Mendhar area of border district Poonch in Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK), has sent Indian security agencies in a tizzy. They are taking it as a serious security …

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Enthusiasm displayed by Kashmiris has frustrated Indian forces: APHC

Srinagar, August 16 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyat Conference has expressed its grave concern over the unabated killing spree, random detentions and incessant intimidation of the Kashmiri people during the widespread cordon and search operations in the garb of so-called Independence Day preparations …

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One CRPF trooper injured in grenade attack in IIOJK

Srinagar, August 16 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, a paramilitary trooper of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) was injured after unidentified men hurled a grenade towards Indian forces in Langate area of Handwara on Monday. Confirming the incident a police officer told media that a CRPF trooper …

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JKPL condoles demise of resistance activist in IIOJK

Srinagar, August 16 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Peoples League (JKPL) has expressed profound grief and sorrow over the demise of prominent resistance activist, Ghulam Rasool Changa of Sopore. A JKPL delegation comprising Rafiq Ahmed, Riyaz Ahmed, Mohammad Amir, Mohammad Akbar and Sameer …

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Driver, boy killed in two incidents in IIOJK

Srinagar, August 16 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, a tractor driver was killed in a road mishap in Baramulla district. The driver was critically injured in a road mishap at Ladoora area of Rafiabad after a speedy four-wheeler sumo collided with the tractor. He was rushed to …

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HRW calls for UN probe, sanctions over ‘enforced disappearances’ in Bangladesh

Dhaka, August 16 (KMS): The Human Rights Watch has called for a United Nations probe into the enforced disappearances of Bangladesh opposition activists, demanding sanctions on the officials found responsible. The rights watchdog released a report identifying 86 political activists, businessmen and student members of the opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party …

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