Srinagar, September 11 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Urdu Council has said that Urdu will be defended on all fronts and it will launch a mass movement with all schools of thought to protect it.

The Jammu and Kashmir Urdu Council, in a statement issued after a meeting in Srinagar, said that the recent decision taken by the Indian Cabinet on official languages in Kashmir was discussed in detail. It may be recalled that the Narendra Modi-led Indian communal government recently approved the status of Urdu, Dogri, Kashmiri, Hindi and English as official languages in Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir to reduce the status and importance of Urdu. »

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Srinagar, September 11 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the body of a youth martyred by Indian troops few days back was recovered from a steam in Budgam district.

The youth, identified as Aqib Lone from Shopian, was killed by Indian troops during a cordon and search operation and the body was found after four days of searches at Sukhnag Nullah in Chek Kawoosa area of the district.

The youth suffered a bullet injury after the Indian troops fired at him during the operation after which he had jumped into the Nallah. Since then, the searches were going on and the body was recovered late last night, eyewitnesses told media men.

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Srinagar, September 11 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the tourism sector considered to be the backbone of the territory’s economy, is in dire straits especially since Modi-led Indian govt abrogated the special status on August 5, 2019.

Less than 500 tourists have visited the Kashmir Valley since the occupation authorities lifted ban on tourism activities across IIOJK in October, last year. Pertinently, Indian government had banned all tourists from travelling to Kashmir after the abrogation of Article 370. Though the ban was lifted after few months yet continued restrictions and severe communications blockade badly affected the tourism industry in the occupied territory. »

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Pakistan, China reliable strategic partners for peace in region

Moscow, September 11 (KMS): Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said that the continued human rights violations in Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir reflect India’s biased and destructive attitude.

He was talking to his Chinese Counterpart Wang Yi on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Council meeting in Moscow on Thursday.

He also said that Pakistan and China are reliable strategic partners for peace and stability in the region, and this partnership is growing day by day. »

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Moscow, Sept 11 (KMS): Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said that India is committing grave human rights violations in illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir.

He said this while talking to his Russian Counterpart Sergey Lavrov held in Moscow on the sidelines of the meeting of Council of Foreign Ministers of Shanghai Cooperation Organization.

Pakistan Foreign Minister also apprised his Russian Counterpart about ongoing Indian atrocities and human rights violations and Indian attempt to change demography of Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir. »

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Islamabad, Sept 11 (KMS): Foreign Secretary Sohail Mahmood briefed heads of missions of European Union on human rights violations in Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK) as military siege and communication blackout continues for thirteen months.

This was stated by Foreign Office Spokesperson Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri in a tweet. »

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Pakistan condemns General Bipin Rawat’s provocative statement

Islamabad, Sept 11 (KMS): Pakistan says India must accept the fact that “India-Pakistan Question” will remain on the agenda of UN Security Council, till the resolution of the Jammu and Kashmir dispute as per the relevant UN Security Council Resolutions.

Addressing weekly news briefing in Islamabad, Foreign Office Spokesperson Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri said the only way India can get the Jammu and Kashmir dispute off the UN Security Council agenda is by letting the Kashmiris exercise their inalienable right to self-determination through a free and impartial plebiscite under the UN auspices. »

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Lahore, Sept 11 (KMS): After the official announcement of the resumption of university classes across Pakistan post coronavirus lockdown, around 354 students from Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK) arrived in Pakistan via the Wagah border.

The home ministry sent a list of students from IIOJK to the concerned authorities at Wagah border — which has been opened exclusively for these students. »

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Committee says inhumane attitude of Indian forces cannot stop innocent Kashmiris from raising voice for peaceful resolution of dispute

Islamabad, Sept 11 (KMS): The Senate Standing Committee on Interior has unanimously adopted resolutions in which they condemned the use of indiscriminate use of pellets and tear gas by Indian forces on peaceful processions on Ashura in Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK).
Through such inhuman attitude by Indian forces could not stop innocent Kashmiris to raise their voice for peaceful resolution of the issue. The resolution asked the international community to play their role in resolving the issue of Kashmir dispute. »

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