India bans Muslim countries’ TV channels in IOK

Srinagar, November 18 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the inhuman lockdown imposed by India in the Kashmir Valley and Muslim majority areas of Jammu and Ladakh regions entered 106th straight day, today.

Restrictions under Section 144 continue to remain enforced in the territory where people are seething with anger over India’s anti-Kashmir moves. The onset of winter amid total ban on internet, SMS and prepaid cellular networks has added to the worries of the Kashmiri people.

Meanwhile, people continue to observe silent protest against India’s unilateral actions by staying away from educational institutions and offices. Shopkeepers also join the protest by downing their shutters except for few hours. Indian government has ordered cable operators not to air any channel from Muslim countries like Pakistan, Iran, Turkey and Malaysia. »

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Srinagar, November 18 (KMS): A former General of the Indian Army was slammed by social media users for his highly uncalled for remarks about Kashmiri women.

In a video that is doing the rounds on social media for the past few days, Major General (R) SP Sinha, who is now a member of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), can be seen vociferously advocating war crimes during a TV programme. In the video, the General is heard asking the Indian forces’ personnel for the rape and killing of women in occupied Kashmir »

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Srinagar, November 18 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the inhuman lockdown imposed by India in the Kashmir valley and parts of Jammu region entered 106th straight day, today.

Though some restrictions have been eased in most parts of the territory yet the situation is still far from normal especially in the Kashmir Valley and Muslim majority areas of Jammu and Ladakh regions where people are seething with anger over New Delhi’s anti-Kashmir moves. Total ban on internet, SMS and prepaid cellular networks as well as restrictions under Section 144 remain enforced. Onset of winter has also added to the Kashmiris’ woes.

People in the Valley continue to observe silent protest against India’s unilateral actions by staying away from educational institutions and offices. Shopkeepers also join the protest by downing their shutters after opening their shops for few hours in the morning. However, the weekly flea market remained open in Srinagar throughout Sunday. »

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Islamabad, November 18 (KMS): Despite the rising tension between India and Pakistan, an air traffic controller of Pakistan’s Civil Aviation Authority saved an Indian plane flying from Jaipur to Muscat, the capital city of Oman after its pilot sounded alert due to bad weather.

The aviation authority told media men that the plane encountered abnormal weather conditions near the Chor area of the southern Sindh province of Pakistan. »

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Srinagar, November 18 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, two prominent filmmakers who trace their roots to Kashmir have warned Kashmir would be turned into another war zone like Gaza and Syria.

Danish Renzu and Sanjay Kak were in Metro Vancouver over the past few days to attend separate events. Renzu was born in the Kashmiri city of Srinagar and; Kak is based in New Delhi. Both condemned the right-wing Hindu nationalist Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) government for abrogating the special status given to Kashmir without any consultation with local leaders.

In a media interview, they cautioned that this arbitrary action on August 5 would further alienate the people of Kashmir and fuel more resistance in coming years. »

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Srinagar, November 18 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, an Indian army Havaldar was killed and two soldiers were seriously injured in an EID blast in Akhnoor area of Jammu region.

The Indian army vehicle was blown up after being hit with an IED in Pallanwalla- Akhnoor area of the district Jammu.

The incident took place when the soldiers were on routine patrolling in an army vehicle in Pallanwalla area of Jammu, official told the media. »

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