Srinagar, July 26 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) has condemned the use of brute force by Indian troops during a cordon and search operation in Panzinara, Srinagar, yesterday.

The APHC spokesman in a statement issued in Srinagar, today, said that scores of youth had been injured and properties damaged by troops while crushing the peaceful protests with brute force.

He said that use of aggressive tactics to quell peaceful protests had become a routine in the territory where people were being collectively punished for seeking peaceful settlement of the Kashmir dispute and restoration of their genuine political rights. »

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Srinagar, July 26 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, a delegation of the Jammu and Kashmir Youth Social Forum visited the residence of martyr Ishfaq Rashid Khan in Narbal-Sozeith area ofSrinagar, today, and expressed solidarity with the bereaved family.

Indian troops martyred the youth during a cordon and search operation in Ranbirgarh area in the outskirts of Srinagar, yesterday.

The delegation was led by Ghulam Rasool Kaloo while Tauseef Ahmed, Faisal Ahmed and Zubair Ahmed were part of the delegation. »

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Srinagar, July 26 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir People’s Movement (JKPM) has expressed serious concern over the rising cases of COVID-19 among the jail inmates, particularly in Islamabad district jail.

APHC leader and JKPM Chairman Mir Shahid Saleem in a statement issued in Jammu said that despite the directions issued by the Indian Supreme Court to reduce the crowds in prisons by releasing as many prisoners as possible, there are thousands of innocent youth lodged in different jails.

“There is no charge of a serious nature against them, hence there is no trial,” Mir Shahid Saleem said and added that the authorities were playing with the lives of innocent people for the sake of revenge and retribution. »

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New Delhi, July 26 (KMS): The New Delhi police have begun investigation into a complaint filed against a research scholar of the Jawaharlal Nehru University for his comments on social media wherein he criticized Indian army and Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) for devising genocide of the Kashmiris. »

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Jammu, July 26 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the authorities have begun online registration for granting domicile certificates to Kashmiri migrants and displaced persons living outside the territory.

The Relief and Rehabilitation Commissioner of Jammu and Kashmir, TK Bhat, told reporters in Jammu that an app had been launched for the registration of Kashmiri migrants and displaced persons and the application process for registration has begun.

Any Kashmiri Pandit and displaced person who may have left Kashmir in 1944 before Independence and has any proof of owning or possessing immovable property in any part of Jammu and Kashmir on or after 1944 is entitled to domicile of Kashmir.

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Srinagar, July 26 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, COVID-19 claimed eight more lives, taking the total number of deaths due to the deadly disease in the territory to 310.

Eight patients, who died include a 70-year-old woman from Safa Kadal, Srinagar, a 60-year-old man from Peerbagh, Srinagar, a 75-year-old man from Rawalpora Srinagar, a 48-year-old woman from Kantbagh, Baramulla, a 72-year-old man from Brain Nishat, a 65-year-old man from Nowgam Bandipora, a 67-year-old man from Nibripora Bandipora and a 53-old-man from Pampore, Pulwama. »

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Srinagar, July 26 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, unidentified armed men fired upon a joint party of Indian forces in main town Shopian in south Kashmir, today.

A senior police officer claimed that militants fired some rounds of fire on joint Naka party of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and police at Shugloo bridge main town Shopian.

Till this report was being filed no loss of life was reported. Meanwhile, the whole area has been cordoned off to nab the attackers. »

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Jammu, July 26 (KMS): Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha, Ghulam Nabi Azad has said that he has urged the Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi to fulfill his commitment made in Parliament last year to restore Statehood of Jammu and Kashmir at the earliest and subsequently hold elections in the territory.

Ghulam Nabi Azad called on the Indian Prime Minister in New Delhi to discuss various issues being confronted by the people in the occupied territory.

Asked about the details of the meeting, Azad told media from New Delhi, “I told the Prime Minister that today I have specifically come to hold deliberations on issue confronting Jammu and Kashmir,” adding, the Kashmir which has been bifurcated into union territories has been facing serious challenges on all fronts. »

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