Islamabad, February 12 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC), Syed Ali Gilani is unwell and people particulary religious scholars and Imams of masajid have been appealed to pray for his early recovery.

APHC Chairman’s representative, Syed Abdullah Geelani, in a statement issued in Islamabad, today, said that due to the prolonged house detention, the veteran leader’s health condition has become bad in the past several days. »

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Youth arrested for protesting foreign envoys’ visit

Srinagar, February 12 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops brutally subjected Kashmiri men and women to torture and harassed children during a series of cordon and search operations in Srinagar and other parts of the territory.

The troops along with the personnel of paramilitary and police conducted operations in different areas of Srinagar, Bandipore, Ganderbal, Badgam, Kupwara, Baramulla, Islamabad, Pulwama, Shopian, Kulgam, Ramban, Doda, Kishtwar, Rajouri and Poonch districts. They sealed all entry and exit points at different places and conducted door-to-door search operations. The residents told media that the troops also ransacked houses.

Meanwhile, Indian police arrested, at least, three Kashmiri youth for taking part in a silent protest demonstration in Srinagar on the occasion of so-called visit by 25 selected foreign envoys to the territory. The locals said that Indian government was managing such tours to falsely portray normalcy in the territory. »

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Islamabad, February 12 (KMS): APHC-AJK leader and Jammu and Kashmir People’s Movement Vice Chairman, Abdul Majeed Malik, has said that people of occupied Kashmir are facing severe problems due to the ongoing military siege in the valley and Muslim majority areas of Jammu region for the past more than six months.

Abdul Majeed Malik in a statement issued in Islamabad said that the occupation forces were breaking into houses and harassing women and children. Indian forces, he added, are also harassing journalists to hide the ugly face of India from the world. »

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Srinagar, February 12 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Peoples League, Mukhtar Ahmad Waza, has asked nuclear armed India and Pakistan to resolve the Kashmir dispute peacefully through talks.

Mukhtar Ahmad Waza while interacting with a party delegation at his residence in Islamabad town said that war was not a solution to any problem adding that all conflicts were only resolved through talks. »

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Jammu, February 12 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, five people were killed in a road accident in Kishtwar district, today.

The deceased including a minor baby lost their lives when a car skidded off the road and plunged into a deep gorge near Paani Nallah in Drabshalla on Jammu-Kishtwar highway.

They were identified as Sanjay Kumar, Pawan Kumar, Rekha Devi, Rita Devi and Kewal Krishan.

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Srinagar, February 12 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the illegally detained Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Islami Tanzeem-e-Azadi, Abdul Samad Inqilabi, has prayed for early recovery of the ailing All Parties Hurriyat Conference Chairman, Syed Ali Gilani.

A spokesman for Islami Taneem-e-Azadi in a statement issued in Srinagar said that party Chairman, Abdul Samad Inqilabi, said this in a message from jail. »

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Srinagar, February 12 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Democratic Political Movement held a meeting in Srinagar to discuss grim human rights situation in the territory particularly after the revoking of Kashmir’s special status by India on August 5, last year.

The meeting was chaired by party Chairman Firdous Ahmad Wani. The participants reviewed in detail the current situation in occupied Kashmir and stressed the need to devise a new strategy to take the freedom movement to its logical end. »

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Srinagar, February 12 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, senior leader of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Naeem Akhtar, was booked under draconian Public Safety Act for recommending the All Parties Hurriyat Conference Chairman, Syed Ali Gilani’s book “Wullar Kinarey” to people.

During his tenure as so-called Education Minister in the PDP-BJP government, Naeem Akhtar, had reportedly recommended Syed Ali Gilani’s book for reading to people, reads his PSA dossier. »

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Islamabad, Feb 12 (KMS): Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said the recent change in travel advisory by the United Kingdom will further strengthen bilateral relations between Pakistan and the UK.
He was talking to British High Commissioner to Pakistan Christian Turner who called on him in Islamabad.
During the meeting, important regional and international matters including the situation in occupied Jammu and Kashmir also came under discussion.
The foreign ministers welcomed the British high commissioner to Pakistan and said that Pakistan and the United Kingdom enjoy very important relations in political, economic, commercial and education fields. »

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