Srinagar, November 27 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, thousands of people attended the funeral prayers of two Kashmiri youths who were martyred by Indian troops in Drabgam area of Pulwama district, yesterday.

The funeral of Irfan Ahmed Rathir was offered at his hometown in Chikura area of Pulwama while Irfan Ahmed Sheikh’s funeral was held in Tahab Pulwama. »

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India’s ED takes possession of IOK businessman’s assets

Srinagar, November 27 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Valley of Kashmir and many parts of Jammu region continued to remain isolated from the world as unprecedented military lockdown entered 115th running day, today.

Though uneasy calm and uncertainty prevail in the Valley yet life remains badly affected there as restrictions under Section 144 remain enforced, shops and business centers are mostly shut and few turn up to educational institutions and offices. Internet gag persists while prepaid mobile and text messaging services also remain in shutdown mode. The increasing chill has also added to the miseries of the already suffering people of the occupied territory.

India’s Enforcement Directorate has taken the possession of assets worth over 60 million rupees in connection with a false case against noted Kashmiri businessman, Zahoor Ahmed Watali. The agency said, these properties are in the form of land parcels and located in two villages of Badgam district. The ED had attached these properties in April this year. Watali is presently lodged in New Delhi’s infamous Tihar Jail in connection with a fake case registered against him by India’s National Investigation Agency. »

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New Delhi, November 27 (KMS): The Indian Supreme Court, today, reserved the judgment on a batch of petitions challenging restrictions imposed on communication, media and telephone services in occupied Kashmir in the wake of the abrogation of the special status of the territory on August 5.

A bench of Justices N V Ramana, R Subhash Reddy, and B R Gavai heard the petitions filed by various petitioners including Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad, Kashmir Times Editor Anuradha Bhasin and others.

The petitioners submitted that the restrictions have virtually paralyzed the lives of 7 million people; their daily lives have been impacted, adding that education, medical care, business, agriculture, tourism etc, have taken a bad hit due to the lockdown of the territory. Advocate Vrinda Grover (for Bhasin), Senior Advocate Kapil Sibal (for Azad), Senior Advocate Raju Ramachandran (for Mubeen), Senior Advocates Huzefa Ahmadi and Dushyant Dave (for intervenors) submitted arguments for petitioners. »

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Srinagar, November 27 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, social activist, Sajjad Hussain Kargili, has said that India is mistaken if it believes that it will be able to suppress the Kashmiris through its over 900,000 troops deployed in the territory.

Sajjad Kargili in an interview in Srinagar urged the Indian government to immediately release all illegally detained Kashmiri leaders and youth. »

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New York, November 27 (KMS): India’s Consul General to the US in New York city, Sandeep Chakravorty, has said that Narendra Modi-led Indian government will build settlements modeled after Israel to ensure the colonization of Hindu population in occupied Kashmir.

Sandeep Chakravorty was speaking to Kashmiri (Hindu) Pandits and Indians in New York.

“I don’t know why we don’t follow it. It has happened in the Middle East. If the Israeli people can do it, we can also do it,” Chakravorty said, referring to the illegal settlements implemented by Israel to occupy Palestine. »

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Islamabad, November 27 (KMS): Hurriyat-AJK leader, Abdul Hameed Lone, has said that the Kashmiris have been rendering unparalleled sacrifices since 1947 for the completion of Pakistan and merger of Jammu and Kashmir with the country.

Abdul Hameed Lone addressing a seminar at Gomal University in Dera Ismail Khan said that creation of Pakistan was aimed at securing a separate homeland for the Muslims of the sub-continent. He said that being a Muslim majority territory, Jammu and Kashmir was part and parcel of Pakistan.

Hurriyat leader deplored that the people of occupied Kashmir had been kept under military siege by India for the past 115 days but the world community had maintained a criminal silence over the matter. He pointed out that Narendra Modi and his colleagues have made the life of the people of the occupied territory a hell. »

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Srinagar, November 27 (KMS): The occupied Kashmir, particularly the Kashmir Valley, continues to remain on edge as unprecedented military lockdown entered 115th running day, today.

Though uneasy calm and uncertainty prevail in the Valley yet life remains badly affected there as restrictions under Section 144 remain enforced, shops and business centers are mostly shut and few turn up to educational institutions and offices.

Internet gag persists while prepaid mobile and text messaging services also remain in shutdown mode. However, landline phones and voice calls on postpaid cellular networks are partially functioning in the Valley but they could not mitigate the sufferings of the people. »

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Srinagar, November 27 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, India’s Enforcement Directorate (ED) has taken possession of assets worth over six crores in connection with a false case against noted Kashmiri businessman, Zahoor Ahmed Watali.

The agency said, these properties are in the form of land parcels and located in two villages of Budgam district. The assets are in the name of Watali and his family, it added. »

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Islamabad, Nov 27 (KMS): President Dr Arif Alvi Monday said that the unilateral and illegal actions taken by the fascist Indian government, violating the human rights of the people of Kashmir, were a continuation of BJP’s hostile and restrictive attitude towards all its minorities, as reflected in a 113-day long clampdown in Kashmir.
The president was talking to outgoing Ambassador of Sudan, Tageldin Elhadi Eltahir, who paid farewell call on him at Aiwan-e-Sadr. The president urged the international community to persuade India to abide by its responsibility to uphold the basic human rights of all its citizens. »

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Islamabad, Nov 27 (KMS): Chairman Kashmir Committee Syed Fakhar Imam Tuesday assured that Pakistan would ‘go to any extent’ to protect Kashmiris’ right of freedom struggle and Pakistan would never stop fighting for rights of Kahsmiris.
Talking to media, he said millions of Kashmiris across the Line of Control are struggling for their right to self-determination and Pakistan has presented their narrative to the world effectively.
He said Imran Khan’s government is presenting the Kashmir issue very effectively at all international forums and striving to resolve it at the earliest.
He warned Modi government to stop torturing and killing innocent Kasmiris or else be ready to face the consequences.
Chairman also appealed the opposition not to do politics on Kashmir, adding, the Kashmir issue was not up for political point-scoring. »

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