Islamabad, October 27 (KMS): An APHC delegation called on Pakistan’s Prime Minister, Imran Khan in Islamabad, today.

The APHC delegation comprised Nisar Mirza, Javed Jehangir and Muhammad Hussain Khateeb. The Prime Minister reiterated that Pakistan will continue its support to the people of Jammu and Kashmir. He said Kashmiris’ struggle to achieve their inalienable right to self determination is just and legitimate. The APHC delegation thanked Prime Minister Imran khan for his robust advocacy of the Kashmir cause. »

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United Nations, October 27 (KMS): OIC officials and a top Saudi diplomat have voiced strong support for the Kashmiri people in their struggle for the UN-pledged right to self-determination at a special event held in New York to mark the 72nd anniversary of India’s invasion and occupation of Jammu and Kashmir.

The largely-attended event was organized by Ambassador Maleeha Lodhi, the outgoing Pakistan’s ambassador to the UN. »

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Restrictions tightened to prevent march

Srinagar, October 27 (KMS): Kashmiris on both sides of the Line of Control and the world over observed Black Day, today, to convey to the world that India’s occupation of Jammu and Kashmir is totally illegal, unjust and contrary to the Kashmiris’ aspirations.

It was on this day in 1947 when Indian troops had invaded Jammu and Kashmir and occupied it in total disregard to the Partition Plan of the Subcontinent. The day was marked with a complete shutdown in occupied Kashmir and protest rallies in world capitals, today.

The authorities had further intensified restrictions and military clampdown in occupied Kashmir to prevent a march towards Lal Chowk, Srinagar, and a sit-in, today. Call for the march and the sit-in was given by the All Parties Hurriyat Conference led by Syed Ali Gilani. The deployment of the Indian forces was further enhanced in view of the protest mach. »

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Islamabad, October 27 (KMS): A protest demonstration was organized outside the Indian High Commission in Islamabad, today, in connection with Kashmir Black Day.

The protest demonstration was held to condemn India’s forcible occupation of Jammu and Kashmir on this day in 1947 when India landed its troops in the territory and occupied it. Hurriyat leaders, civil society members, businessmen and women participated in the protest. »

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Srinagar, October 27 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, life remains paralysed in Kashmir Valley and Muslim majority areas of Jammu region on the 84th day, as Kashmiris on both sides of the Line of Control and the world over are observing Black Day, today.

Amid call for march towards Lal Chowk, Srinagar, and a sit-in protest by All Parties Hurriyat Conference, today, normal life continues to hit badly due to restrictions and gag on internet and most of cellular services. Internet services — across all platforms — continue to be snapped across the valley since the night of 4th August — hours before India announced its decision to abrogate Article 370 of the Constitution, which gave a special status to Jammu and Kashmir, and bifurcate J&K into two Union territories. »

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Kuala Lumpur, , October 27 (KMS): The 15-member United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has been called upon to refer to a resolution passed in 1948 which was adopted as a peace settlement to the Jammu and Kashmir conflict.

The call was made by representatives of 10 local non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in a joint statement, which was issued in solidarity with all Kashmiris who are observing the Black Day, today, to condemn the landing of Indian occupational troops in Jammu and Kashmir in 1947.

The NGOs urged the implementation of a plebiscite that will enable Kashmiris to determine their own future, which is one of three parts of the resolution adopted by the UNSC in its 286th meeting.

“This has been denied by India for the past 70 years,” the statement read. »

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Islamabad, October 27 (KMS): The Chairman Jammu and Kashmir People’s Freedom League, Muhammad Farooq Rehmani, while strongly condemning Indian steps to stifle voice of freedom and dissent, has urged big powers and the United Nations to intervene in Kashmir to prevent India from destroying age-old historical character of Jammu and Kashmir.

Muhammad Farooq Rehmani in a statement issued in Islamabad said that the world is witnessing everything indifferently in Kashmir for the last 72 years especially the past 1990 developments. “India has done no good work ever since and in times of Modi it has added to shameful deeds of its regime. On the other hand UN did nothing to stop India from imposing its rules and regulations on the Kashmiris.” »

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Srinagar, October 27 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the clampdown and communications blackout imposed by India on 5th August has led to losses to the tune of Rs 10,000 crore in three months, a trade body reported.

Sheikh Ashiq, President of the Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industry, told media in Srinagar that it was difficult to assess the nature of losses as the situation in the valley is not normal, yet.

“The running business losses for Kashmir have crossed Rs. 10,000 crore and all sectors have been severely hit. It has been nearly three months now and yet the people are not doing business because of the prevailing situation. There has been some activity in the recent weeks, but the feedback that we are getting is that the business is dull,” he added. »

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Islamabad, October 27 (KMS): President Arif Alvi and Prime Minister Imran Khan have reaffirmed Pakistan’s unflinching moral, political and diplomatic support to the people of occupied Kashmir till realisation of their legitimate right to self-determination.

According to Kashmir Media Service, the President in his message on the occasion of Black Day said that the UN Security Council through several of its resolutions had upheld the fundamental right of Kashmiri people to decide their own future through a fair and impartial plebiscite held under the UN auspices. »

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United Nations, October 27 (KMS): OIC officials and a top Saudi diplomat voiced strong support for the Kashmiri people in their struggle for their UN-pledged right to self-determination at a special event held in New York to mark the 72nd anniversary of India’s massive invasion and occupation of Kashmir, known as “Black Day”, media reports said.

The largely-attended event was organized by Ambassador Maleeha Lodhi, the outgoing Pakistan’s ambassador to the UN, whose dedication to the Kashmir cause was praised by guest speakers, with Ghulam Nabi Fai, secretary-general of Washington-based World Kashmir Awareness, calling her the “voice of Kashmiri people.” »

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