Vancouver (Canada), May 23 (KMS): Canada has denied a retired senior officer of Indian Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) entry at Vancouver airport because immigration authorities deemed him to have served a government that engages in terrorism, systematic or gross human rights violations, or genocide.

Tejinder Singh Dhillon, who retired with the rank of inspector general of police from the CRPF in 2010, was declared inadmissible under a subsection of Canada’s Immigration and Refugee Protection Act. »

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Srinagar, May 23 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, in another move of encouraging Indian troops to commit grave human rights violations in occupied Kashmir, the army officer, Major Leetul Gogoi, who tied a defenseless youth to the bonnet of a jeep as a human shield in Budgam area, last month, has been awarded Indian Army Chief’s Commendation Card.

The officer was awarded by Indian Army Chief, General Bipin Rawat, during his recent visit to occupied Kashmir. »

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IAF Chief writes personal letters to officers

New Delhi, May 23 (KMS): In a very unusual development, around 12,000 officers of the Indian Air Force have received personal letters from Air Chief Marshal, BS Dhanoa, asking them to be ready for operations ‘at a very short notice’.

The letter signed on March 30 has given rise to speculation over the deteriorating situation in occupied Kashmir, the Line of Control and the Pak-India border. »

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Muzaffarabad, May 23 (KMS): A veteran Kashmiri liberation leader, Doctor Abdul Aala, passed away in Muzaffarabad, this morning. He was admitted in a local hospital last week when his health condition deteriorated.

Dr Aala spent his whole life while working for Kashmir’s liberation from Indian occupation. He remained associated with many freedom organizations including Al-Fatah in mid sixties. »

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Srinagar, May 22 (KMS): Sweltering heat of Rajastan has adversely affected the health of four Kashmiri detainees who have been languishing in Jaipur jail for the past two decades.

He brother of one of the detained Srinagar youth told media men in Srinagar that the plight of four detainees from Kashmir in Jaipur jail is pitiable. “Besides my brother Latif Ahmed Waja and Mirza Nisar Hussain both residents of Khanqah-e-Mollah, there is Ali Muhammad Butt from Hasanabad Srinagar and Abdul Ghani Goni of Doda in the jail. »

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Srinagar, May 22 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the national anthem of Azad Kashmir was played ahead of a cricket match in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district, reports said.

A video clip of the event, which has gone viral on the Internet, has been reportedly filmed just moments ahead of the clash between Shining Star Pampore and Pulwama Tigers during the final match of the tourney. »

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Srinagar, May 22 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, actor-turned politician and Member of Indian Parliament from Bharatiya Janata Party, Paresh Rawal has demanded that eminent author and political activist Arundhati Roy should be tied to an army jeep, Indian media reported.

The statement comes in the wake of a video going viral last month which showed a young Kashmiri man tied to the front of an Indian Army vehicle, being paraded in a village in Badgam district. »

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India tarnishing Hurriyet’s image

Srinagar, May 21 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, complete shutdown was observed across the Valley, today, to mark the martyrdom anniversaries of prominent liberation leaders, Mirwaiz Molvi Muhammad Farooq and Khawaja Abdul Ghani Lone.

Call for the shutdown and a march towards the Martyrs’ Graveyard at Eidgah in Srinagar was given by the joint resistance leadership to pay tributes to the martyrs. The puppet authorities had imposed curfew-like restrictions in Srinagar and other parts of the territory to prevent the march. All exit and entrance points in Srinagar were blocked with barricades and razor wire while residents were not allowed to come out from their houses.

Mirwaiz Moulvi Muhammad Farooq was shot dead by unidentified gunmen at his residence in Srinagar on 21st of May 1990. Seventy mourners were killed in Hawal area of the city when Indian troops opened fire on the funeral procession of the martyred. On the same day, in 2002, Khawaja Abdul Ghani Lone was killed by unknown assailants when he was returning from Eidgah after addressing a public gathering. »

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AAC rally prevented, several workers arrested

Srinagar, May 20 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, complete shutdown will be observed and a march towards the Martyrs’ Graveyard at Eidgah in Srinagar will be conducted, tomorrow, to mark the martyrdom anniversaries of prominent liberation leaders, Mirwaiz Moulvi Muhammad Farooq and Khawaja Abdul Ghani Lone.

Call for the shutdown and march has been given by the joint resistance leadership to pay tributes to the martyrs.

Mirwaiz Moulvi Muhammad Farooq was shot dead by unidentified gunmen at his residence in Srinagar on 21st May 1990. 70 mourners were killed in Hawal area of the city when Indian troops fired upon the funeral procession of the martyred. On the same day, in 2002, Khawaja Abdul Ghani Lone was killed by unknown assailants when he was returning from Eidgah after addressing a public gathering. »

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Srinagar, May 19 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF), Muhammad Yasin Malik has filed a complaint against a New Delhi-based female TV journalist, with the police for barging into his bedroom without permission.

Muhammad Yasin Malik addressing a news conference at his Abi Guzar office in Srinagar said, “I was sleeping when an Indian female TV journalist Kamaljit Sandu barged into my bedroom. She never called for an appointment.” »

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