China, Thailand, EU seek to join WTO consultation

New Delhi, May 24 (KMS): China, Thailand and the European Union have expressed interest to join consultations in a case filed by Japan at the World Trade organization (WTO) against India’s import duties on certain information and communication technology products, including mobile phones.

Singapore, Canada and Chinese Taipei too have earlier sought to join this dispute consultation against India under the WTO’s dispute settlement body.

As per a communication of China, Thailand and EU to the WTO, these countries claimed that they had a substantial interest in the trade of information and communication technology (ICT) goods and in joining the consultation process. »

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Shutdown in valley against killing of Zakir Musa

Srinagar, May 24 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the authorities have imposed curfew and strict restrictions and snapped internet service to prevent people from holding anti-India and pro-freedom demonstrations in the Kashmir valley, today.

The authorities imposed curfew and restrictions in the valley after the killing of prominent mujahid commander, Zakir Musa, last evening. Zakir Musa along with his associate was martyred by Indian troops during a cordon and search operation in Dadsara Tral area of Pulwama district. »

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