2020 June 25 » Kashmir Media Service

Srinagar, June 25 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the High Court has extended the interim relief it had given to author and senior journalist, Gowhar Geelani, by directing police not to take coercive steps against him till July 24.

The directive was passed after counsel of Gowhar Geelani sought an adjournment of the matter on account that his client was unwell.

Earlier, the court on June 17 had directed police not to take coercive steps against the journalist in any matter.

He also submitted that the petitioner had strong merit to be acquitted in the case registered at cyber police station in Srinagar, and questioning of the order passed by the Inspector General of Police, Kashmir, whereby the investigation of the case was transferred to Sadder police station. »

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New Delhi, June 25 (KMS): Former Indian Finance Minister and senior Congress leader, P. Chidambaram, on Thursday once again slammed the BJP government over the India-China Line of Actual Control (LAC) issue, saying that contrary to prime Minister, Narendra Modi’s statement it is “undeniable” that the status quo in Ladakh’s Galwan Valley has been changed by China.

P. Chidambaram in a series of tweets said, “Foreign Ministry and PLA (People’s Liberation Army) of China once again assert their claim to the entire Galwan Valley and demand that India should vacate the valley. Extraordinary demand.”

“Contrary to what the Prime Minister said, it is undeniable that the status quo was changed by Chinese troops in April-June 2020. People are watching if the Modi government will succeed in restoring the status quo ante,” the Congress leader said. »

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Indian Hindus being granted ration cards in Kashmir

Srinagar, June 25 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Narendra Modi-led fascist government has made another illegal move to further its nefarious plan of altering the demographic composition of the territory.

The Indian government launched the One Nation-One Ration Card scheme in occupied Kashmir. Under the scheme, ration cards will be issued to the Indian Hindus putting up in occupied Kashmir to show them as the citizens of the territory.

In the initial phase, the scheme has been started on only two government ration depots. The Modi regime aims to implement it across occupied Kashmir by the end of August, this year. »

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Srinagar, June 25 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, two more COVID-19 patients died, taking the number of fatalities due to the disease in the territory to 91.

The fresh fatalities include a 75-year-old man from Srinagar and a 57-year-old man from Poonch. »

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Beijing, June 25 (KMS): China has significantly increased its military presence in Pangong Tso, Galwan Valley and several other friction points in Eastern Ladakh.

Chinese military has also deployed a sizeable number of its troops in Galwan Valley, the site of the violent clashes on June 15 that left 20 Indian soldiers dead and 76 injured, media reports said. The erection of a surveillance post by China in the area had triggered the clashes.

Besides Pangong Tso and Galwan Valley, the two armies are also locked in a standoff in Demchok, Gogra Hot Spring and Daulat Beg Oldie in Eastern Ladakh. A sizeable number of Chinese army personnel made advancements along the Line of Actual Control (LAC), the de-facto border between the two countries. China has also increased the number of troops and weaponry in several other key sectors along the LAC in Arunachal Pradesh, Sikkim and Uttarakhand. »

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New Delhi, June 25 (KMS): India recorded as many as 16,922 new cases of novel coronavirus, taking the COVID-19 tally in the country to over 4.73 lakh on Thursday morning.

The death toll due to the coronavirus in India climbed to 14,894 after at least 418 deaths were recorded in the last 24 hours, ending Thursday morning.

As per the Indian Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, the COVID-19 tally in India rose to 473,105. »

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Srinagar, June 25 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, family members of illegally detained Syed Shahid Yousuf and Syed Shakeel Ahmed, have urged the Indian authorities to shift their kin to the territory to save them from getting affected by the coronavirus.

The Indian authorities have implicated  Syed Shahid Yousuf and Syed Shakeel Ahmed in false cases registered against them in the territory to suppress the ongoing Kashmir liberation movement.

The family members of the detainees in a statement issued in Srinagar said that they were deeply concerned about the health of their kin and other Kashmiris lodged in New Delhi’s Tihar Jail. They are at great risk of contracting COVID-19 inside the jail, they deplored. »

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Srinagar, June 25 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) has expressed profound grief and sorrow over the sad demise of the UK-based senior party leader, Javed Iqbal Rasheed, who suddenly died of heart failure, the other day in the UK. »

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Beijing, June 25 (KMS): China has entirely put the onus of border clash between the Chinese and the Indian army personnel in Galwan Valley in Ladakh on India.

“Responsibility for the recent China, India border clash rests entirely on Indian side,” Chinese Defense Ministry responded to the Galwan Valley stand-off. »

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Islamabad, June 25 (KMS): The Jammu and Kashmir Pir Panjal Freedom Movement (JKPPFM) has paid rich tribute to Shaheed Ahmed Din alias Nisar Mir on his 22nd martyrdom anniversary.

The JKPPFM Vice Chairman, Qazi Muhammad Imran, in a statement issued in Islamabad said that the martyred Ahmed Din was part of the Kashmir liberation struggle in 1990 when a very few people were affiliated with the movement in Jammu. He said that Ahmed Din, who belonged to Saujian village of Poonch district, played an important role in strengthening the movement in Pir Panjal region. »

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