Srinagar, June 06 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, senior Hurriyat leader, Professor Abdul Ghani Butt, has condoled demise of the son of senior APHC leader and Tehreek-e-Hurriyat Jammu and Kashmir Chairman, Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai.

Professor Abdul Ghani Butt, today, visited Baghat Barzulla in Srinagar and expressed solidarity and sympathy with his family over the martyrdom of his son, Junaid Sehrai. He prayed for the highest standards in Janah for martyred Junaid. »

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Amritsar, June 06 (KMS): Pro-Khalistan slogans were raised by Sikhs in the Golden Temple complex in Amritsar on the 36th anniversary of Operation Blue Star on Saturday.

Around 100 activists led by Imaan Singh Mann, son of Shiromani Akali Dal (Amritsar) President and former MP, Simranjit Singh Mann, raised the slogans at the Akal Takht – the highest temporal seat of Sikhs.

Members of Sikh outfit, Damdami Taksal, along with Akal Takht Jathedar Giani Harpreet Singh and Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) officials honoured the families of those who were killed during Operation Blue Star in 1984.

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Srinagar, June 06 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Awami Action Committee (AAC), headed by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, has paid rich tributes to its leader and socio-political activist, Shaheed-e-Masjid, Molvi Mushtaq Ahmed, on his 16th martyrdom anniversary.

The AAC in a statement issued in Srinagar said that the commemorative function by the organisation to pay tribute him could not take place due to COVID-19 pandemic as well as the continued illegal house detention of patron of party and Hurriyat forum Chairman, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq. »

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Srinagar, June 06 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Islamic Political Party, Muhammad Yousuf Naqash, has paid rich tributes to the Kashmiri youth recently martyred by Indian troops.

Muhammad Yousuf Naqash in a statement issued in Srinagar said that the people of the territory had been struggling and sacrificing for last seven decades for the just, honorable and lasting solution of the lingering Kashmir dispute.

He said that unresolved Kashmir dispute was posing a serious threat to the peace, security and development of the world and hindering the socio-economic development of South Asia. »

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Srinagar, June 06 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, panic, anger and frustration gripped people of Mahend village in Islamabad district after some unidentified persons have been damaging their apple trees for more than a week now during night time.

More than 250 trees have been damaged in three such incidents spanning over a week in as many as eight apple orchards of the village, locals told media.

Some villagers said that the first incident took place a week ago when three orchards belonging to Abdul Aziz Wagay, Shabbir Ahmed Sofi and Ghulam Muhammad Dar were targeted by miscreants. »

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New Delhi, June 06 (KMS): Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Indian Minister, Jitendra Singh, shifted blame of Ladakh stand-off on India’s first Prime Minister, Jawaharlal Nehru.

Jitendra Singh in a statement in New Delhi said that the people were still paying the price of 1962 Himalayan tragedy.

Launching a scathing attack on Rahul Gandhi, who had questioned Modi government to confirm that no Chinese soldiers have entered India, the Minister said that the Congress leader was conveniently forgetting that problems with China were a baggage left by his great grandfather, Jawaharlal Nehru. »

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Jammu, June 06 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Jammu-based employees held a protest at the Civil Secretariat in Jammu against their shifting to Srinagar as part of the bi-annual ‘Durbar Move’ amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Under the bi-annual Darbar move, the administration of Jammu and Kashmir functions for six months each in Srinagar and Jammu.

The employees were demanding that they should continued to be posted at the Civil Secretariat in Jammu on “as is where is basis” as they fear for their life in the Valley where many districts have been declared ‘red zones’. »

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Srinagar, June 06 (KMS): Scores of Kashmiris stranded in Pakistan due to coronavirus lockdown have raised an alarm over not being evacuated by the Indian government.

In multiple emails to Srinagar-based English newspaper, The Kashmir Monitor, these people, especially students, who are stuck in Pakistan, said that they were short of money and essentials while many claimed getting depressed.

The students said that they had contacted the officials in the Indian embassy “but they are neither taking our calls nor responding to our messages”. We had been told on May 19 to fill forms to be evacuated soon but the commitment remains unfulfilled yet, they added. »

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Srinagar, June 06 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, two more people died due to the novel coronavirus, taking the number of the deadly virus related deaths to 39 in the territory.

The victims include a 62-year-old woman from Kharian village in Miran Sahib area of Jammu district and a 70-year-old man from Nowpura village of Shopian district.

The woman from Jammu was admitted in Government Medical College Jammu on May 24 where she breathed her last due to coronavirus, today. »

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Islamabad, June 06 (KMS): Pakistan army troops have shot down an Indian spying quadcopter in Khanjar Sector along the Line of Control.

According to ISPR, the quadcopter had intruded 500 meters on Pakistan’s side of the LoC.

This is eighth Indian Quadcopter shot down by Pakistan Army troops this year.

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