President Mamnoon Hussain addressing the Flag Hoisting Ceremony on the occasion of 71st Independence Day in Islamabad on August 14, 2018.

Islamabad, August 14 (KMS): Pakistan President Mamnoon Hussain on Tuesday said that the Pakistani people “remember the people of Kashmir and their historic sacrifices” as they celebrate their 72nd Independence Day.

In his address at the Convention Centre in Islamabad, President Mamnoon congratulated the nation on what he said was the “day of true celebration”. »

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Srinagar, August 14 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, defying curfew-like restrictions, students carried out a rally to celebrate the Independence Day of Pakistan in Islamabad district, today.

Students of Bijbehara Degree College carrying Pakistani flags shouted pro-Pakistan slogans while marching through the streets of Zirpora, the hometown of former puppet Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti. »

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Pak Independence Day celebrated with zeal

Srinagar, August 14 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, people observed Pakistan’s Independence Day, today, with great enthusiasm and will observe Indian Independence Day, tomorrow, as black day.

The Black Day will be marked by a complete strike in the occupied territory, call for which has been given by the Joint Resistance Leadership comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik. Indian authorities have made stringent measures in the name of security in all parts of central, south, and north Kashmir. Indian army, paramilitary and police personnel have been deployed in strength to ensure smooth conduct of the India’s Independence Day celebrations, tomorrow. »

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Srinagar, August 14 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, at many places youth flouted restrictions imposed by the Indian forces and celebrated Pakistan’s Independence Day with zeal and fervor.

A video went viral on social networking sites shows dozens of veiled youth standing in queues and offering salute to Pakistani flag on the tune of the country’s national anthem. »

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Masarrat Aalam Butt, others greet people of Pakistan

Srinagar, August 14 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of Hurriyat forum, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has greeted all people of Pakistan on Independence Day, today, and prayed for peace and tranquility of the country.
Mirwaiz Umar Farooq in a message hoped that Pakistan would “keep supporting the genuine struggle of people of Jammu Kashmir as they have done in the past.” »

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Shehla Rashid files complaint against Poojary

New Delhi, August 14 (KMS): The day when some unidentified men attacked with firearm Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) student leader Umar Khalid near Parliament in New Delhi, human rights defender and former vice president of JNU students’ union Shehla Rashid Shora was received a death threat from Hindu extremist Ravi Poojay.

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Srinagar, August 14 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of All Parties Hurriyat Conference Syed Ali Gilani has extended his heartiest felicitations to the people and the government of Pakistan on the their Independence Day.

Syed Ali Gilani in a statement in Srinagar said the people of Kashmir are highly grateful to the Islamic Republic of Pakistan for extending its wholehearted moral, political and diplomatic support to just Kashmir cause and struggle since 1947. »

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Srinagar, August 14 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, ahead of August 15, the India’s Independence Day, the number of forces’ personnel patrolling every nook and corner of Kashmir has increased manifold with intensified frisking.

Stringent measures in the name of security have been put in place in all parts of central, south, and north Kashmir. »

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Srinagar, August 14 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops shot and wounded a civilian youth in Kakapora area of Pulwama during a protest against a cordon and search operation by the Indian forces in the area.

The youth has been identified as Sameer Ahmad, a resident of Qasigund, Kakapora. A team of Indian army, Central Reserve Police Force, and police laid a siege around the Kakapora area and initiated a search operation, a police official said. »

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Srinagar, August 14 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Enforcement Directorate (ED), a Delhi-based law enforcement and intelligence agency, has summoned Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front Chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik and a Srinagar-based couple in a fake case dating back to 2001.

According to Kashmir Media Service, the agency has asked Yasin Malik and the couple to present themselves or their authorized representative on 5th and 6th of September at the ED’s Raj Bagh office, Srinagar. »

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