Srinagar, April 04 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyat Conference Chairman, Syed Ali Gilani has strongly condemned the ban on the civilian vehicular movement on Srinagar-Jammu highway for two days in a week saying that caging the entire population in their houses to facilitate the uninterrupted movement of Indian is shameful and humiliating violation of fundamental rights. »

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Srinagar, April 04 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Democratic Freedom Party (DFP) has strongly condemned the government ban on advertisements to the reputed dailies, Greater Kashmir, Kashmir Uzma and Kashmir Reader terming the move an attack on the media institutions.

A DFP spokesman in a statement issued in Srinagar said that New Delhi first tried to intimidate people by arresting their leaders, banning political parties and attaching legal properties and now it was trying to threaten the media. »

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Decision to close Srinagar-Jammu highway resented
Srinagar, April 04 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq-led Hurriyat forum terming the upcoming so-called Indian Parliamentary elections in the territory as a futile exercise has urged the people to stay away from the polling process as it can in no way help in resolution of the Kashmir dispute.

The Hurriyat forum in a statement in Srinagar reiterated that the lingering Kashmir dispute is a political and human issue that needs to be resolved in its historical perspective for ensuring lasting peace in the entire region. It said that the Kashmiri people and the resistance leadership had repeatedly been urging New Delhi to resolve the dispute through dialogue among the stakeholders, India, Pakistan and the people of Kashmir, but after the Pulwama incident, the Indian repression in the occupied territory had intensified. It pointed out that occupied Kashmir had been converted into a military garrison and an atmosphere of fear created to intimidate the people into submission. »

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Srinagar, April 4 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, two Indian Air Force (IAF) officers including a squadron leader were killed while two others injured in a road accident in Pulwama district, today.

The IAF officers of operational base were killed when the vehicle they were traveling in met an accident at Malangpora outside air force station in Awantipora area of the district, a police officer said.

More details are waited.

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Srinagar, April 04 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian police arrested ten youth in Shopian and Srinagar areas.

The police during cordon and search operations raided several houses in Vehil, Nowgam, Trenz and Choudrigund areas of Shopian and arrested nine youth. The arrested youth were identified as Umar Shafi Rathar, Aasif Malik, Faheem Shah, Aqib Shah, Adil Nazir, Anayatullah Malik, Tanveer Ahmed Wagay, Sajjad Ahmed Khan and Muzaffar Ahmed Mir.

The police also arrested a youth, Danish Haneef Wani, from a hospital in Rajbagh area of Srinagar. »

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Srinagar, April 04 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the authorities have announced that there shall be no movement of civilian traffic on the Srinagar-Jammu Highway for two days every week.

An official spokesman in a statement in Jammu said the authorities have notified Sunday and Wednesday in a week for the movement of Indian forces’ personnel from Srinagar to Jammu. During these days, no civilian traffic would be allowed on the highway from 4:00am to 5:00pm, he added. »

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Srinagar, April 04 (KMS): Indian authorities stopped a woman from Azad Jammu and Kashmir who married to a resident of occupied Kashmir while she was returning to Pakistan via Wagah-Attari border to meet her parents.

The Indian authorities stopped Kubra Gilani even when she was having travel documents. Kubra was born in Muzaffarabad, AJK, and married to Altaf Rathar, a resident of Kokernag area Islamabad district in occupied Kashmir in March 2010 in Muzaffarabad. However, the marriage didn’t prove long lasting and the two separated in November 2018. »

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Srinagar, April 04 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Human Rights Commission has asked the Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir, to file his response to a petition seeking details of the detainees booked under draconian law, Public Safety Act (PSA), till date.

The petition filed by the Chairman of International Forum for Justice and Human Rights, Muhammad Ahsan Untoo, has also sought directives from the authorities to shift the detainees to the nearest place of their residences.

The Chairman of the Human Rights Commission, Justice (Retd) Bilal Nazki has issued the notice seeking compliance report within four weeks, the petitioner said. »

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Urges people to stay away from polling process

Srinagar, April 04 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Hurriyat forum led by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq terming the upcoming so-called Indian Parliamentary elections in the territory as a futile exercise has urged the people to stay away from the polling process as it can in no way help in resolution of the Kashmir dispute.

The Hurriyat forum reiterated that the lingering Kashmir dispute is a political and human issue that needs to be resolved in its historical perspective for the lasting peace in occupied Kashmir and the entire region. »

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Srinagar, April 04 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, thousands of devotees thronged Hazratbal shrine in Srinagar and offered night-long prayers to observe Shab-e-Meraj.

Residents from Hazratbal and other areas were seen offering tea and eatables to devotees. Some of the religious and social organizations had also erected makeshift tents to serve Kewha to the devotees.

The holy relic was displayed after every prayer, today, at the shrine – the major reason devotees throng shrine to have glimpse of it. »

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