Srinagar, July 09 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the veteran Hurriyat leader, Syed Ali Gilani has hailed the overwhelming response shown by the people of Jammu and Kashmir to his call for the strike on the fourth martyrdom anniversary of prominent Kashmiri youth leader, Burhan Muzaffar Wani.

Syed Ali Gilani in a series of tweets in Srinagar, today, said that the support to the shutdown call had again proven that the resolve of the Kashmiri people to liberate their homeland from Indian occupation remained alive and unwavering. He hoped that the people would also respond to the shutdown call on July 13 with the same zeal and spirit. »

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Islamabad, July 09 (KMS): Speakers at a webinar, eulogizing the role and contribution of popular Kashmiri youth leader, Burhan Muzaffar Wani, said that his martyrdom infused new life to the Kashmiris’ resistance movement.

The webinar was hosted by Kashmir Institute of International Relations (KIIR) in connection with Burhan Wani’s 4th martyrdom anniversary and was addressed by veteran Kashmiri intellectual and writer, Syed Arif Bahar, Hurriyat leader, Syed Yousuf Naseem, Dr Waqas Ali Kouser, Raja Sajad Lateef, Manzoor-ul-Haq Butt, Advocate Parveez Shah and the KIIR chief, Altaf Hussain Wani.

Highlighting the indomitable role and sacrifices of the Kashmiri youth, the speakers said that the unprecedented sacrifices of the Kashmiri youth had centre-staged the Kashmir dispute at the international level.

They observed that Burhan Wani’s martyrdom had triggered mass uprising and the youth of Kashmir expressed their complete unacceptability of Indian control that as a matter of fact posed a big question mark over Indian presence in the territory. »

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Kathmandu, July 09 (KMS): At a time when Nepal India-Nepal relations remain strained, Kathmandu has banned all Indian news channels except Doordarshan starting Thursday evening.

The report was carried by the Nepal’s number one English newspaper The Himalayan Times, while it was also confirmed by India Today foreign affairs editor through a tweet in India.

The newspaper said, “The Multi-System Operators (MSO) [cable operators] have decided to stop the broadcast of Indian news channels in Nepal. The decision will come into effect, immediately, on Thursday.” »

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Srinagar, July 09 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, journalists staged a protest demonstration against the so-called media policy introduced by the fascist Modi government in India for Jammu and Kashmir, last week.

The new media policy gives authorities the power to accredit Kashmiri journalists and news outlets, distribute government advertising and determine what constitutes false news or incitement. It gives the Department of Information and Public Relations (DIPR) the authority to monitor media outlets and journalists in Kashmir for misinformation, fake news, plagiarism and anti-India activities. »

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Srinagar, July 09 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, a Kashmiri woman was injured in the stepped-up Indian state terrorism in Awantipora area of Pulwama district, today.

The woman was injured during a cordon and search operation, launched by Indian troops in Pampore, Awantipora area of the district. She was shifted to a nearby hospital for treatment. »

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Srinagar, July 09 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) has strongly condemned the continued illegal arrest and registration of concocted cases by India against its party Chairman, Muhammad Yasin Malik, who has been languishing Tihar Jail of India for the last more than a year.

The JKLF Acting Chairman, Abdul Hameed Butt in a statement issued in Srinagar praised the overseas cadre of the party for running a successful campaign for release of Yasin Malik. He also appreciated the party’s social media group that last week with its efforts took Free Yasin Malik initiation. »

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Srinagar, July 09 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Pairwan-e-Wilayat Jammu and Kashmir and the Jammu and Kashmir Pir Panjal Freedom Movement have paid tributes to Burhan Wani on his martyrdom anniversary.

The Chairman of Pairwan-e-Wilayat Jammu and Kashmir, Maulana Sibt Muhammad Shabbir Qummi in a statement in Srinagar said that Burhan Wani sacrificed his precious life to save the oppressed people of Kashmir from oppression and abuse. »

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Jammu, July 09 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Hurriyat leader and the Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Political Party (JKPPP), Engineer Hilal Ahmad War, has paid rich tributes to popular Kashmiri youth leader, Burhan Muzaffar Wani, and his associates who were martyred by Indian troops on July 08, 2016.

Engineer Hilal Ahmad War in a statement issued in Srinagar said that Burhan Wani had created fear and terror in the hearts and mind of the Indian troops and the Kashmiri people saluted him and would always remember him.

He said that Burhan Wani’s martyrdom gave birth to hundreds of Burhans across the territory and he continued to be a source of inspiration for the future young generation even after his martyrdom. “Kashmiris love and respect Burhan. He laid down his life for the Kashmir cause and kept it alive,” he maintained. »

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Jammu, July 09 (KMS): The Indian Ministry of Home Affairs has suspended a police officer, Basant Rathm posted in occupied Kashmir.

Basant Rath had filed a written complaint against the Director General of Police (DGP) Kashmir, Dilbag Singh, fearing the top cop poses a threat to his safety and reputation.

In his written complaint to the Station House Officer of Jammu’s Gandhi Nagar Police Station, Rath mentioned that while he was not asking authorities to file an FIR, they should make a note of his complaint in case something untoward happens to him.

“Requesting you to take note of my apprehension about my life, liberty and bald head, the reason being certain activities of Sh Dilbag Singh, IPS batch 1987 batch, presently DGP.” »

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Jammu, July 09 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir National Panthers Party (JKNPP) held a protest demonstration in Samba area of Jammu region against the anti-people policies of the Indian authorities.

The JKNPP activists led by its Chairman, Harsh Dev Singh, and General Secretary, Yash Paul Kundal, raised slogans against the Bharatiya Janata Party-led government in India and administration of the occupied territory. They sought immediate restoration of 4G mobile services besides rollback of increased taxes and cesses on petrol and diesel. The protesters also torched effigy of the BJP government. »

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