2021 January » Kashmir Media Service

Srinagar, January 31 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the Islamic Political Party Jammu and Kashmir has paid rich tributes to three Kashmiri youth martyred by Indian troops in Tral area of Pulwama on Friday.

Vice Chairman of the Islamic Political Party, Nisar Ahmad in a statement issued in Srinagar said that Kashmiri youth were sacrificing their precious lives for a great cause.

He said that the best way to pay tributes to the martyrs was to continue their mission till its logical conclusion. He said that Pakistan was exposing Indian atrocities on innocent Kashmiris by Indian troops at the international level for which Kashmiris were grateful to it. »

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Srinagar, January 31 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the All Parties Harriet Conference (APHC) has welcomed the recent statement of the UN Secretary General, António Guterres with reference to resolution of the Kashmir dispute.

The UN Secretary General has asked India and Pakistan to resolve the Kashmir dispute through dialogue for ensuring durable peace in the region.

The APHC Working Vice Chairman, Ghulam Ahmad Gulzar in a statement issued in Srinagar said that it was obligatory for the UN Secretary General to resolve the 73-year-old issue still pending on its table. »

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Condemns filing of sedition charges against six journalists

New Delhi, January 31 (KMS): Indian media bodies have condemned the filing of sedition charges against six senior journalists and editors for their reporting on the farmers’ tractor parade in New Delhi on Republic Day, saying the situation in the country is akin to an undeclared emergency.

At a protest meeting held in New Delhi, a number of media bodies including the Press Club of India, Editors Guild of India, Indian Women’s Press Corps (IWPC), Delhi Union of Journalists (DUJ) and Indian Journalists Union (IJU) condemned the practice of filing sedition charges against journalists. »

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New Delhi, January 31 (KMS): The Congress has asked the BJP led Indian government to bring a Bill in the ongoing Budget session of Parliament to restore full statehood of Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir.

Former Chief Minister of IIOJK and senior Congress leader, Ghulam Nabi Azad in a virtual all-party meeting, said, the government must now bring a Bill and restore the statehood, which was unfairly taken away on August 5, 2019. »

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Islamabad, January 31 (KMS): China’s former defence attache in South Asian countries, Cheng Xizhong has said that Pakistan’s diplomatic efforts on Kashmir issue have achieved remarkable results.

In an article published in Chinese media outlets, Cheng Xizhong said the entire international community, including the United Nations, has realised that if the Kashmir issue is not resolved fairly, it will seriously affect regional stability and world peace.

Cheng pointed out that the UN Secretary-General (SG) Antonio Guterres on Friday last called on both India and Pakistan to come together and seriously discuss their problems, stemming from the unresolved Kashmir dispute and also offered his good offices for mediation. Antonio Guterres emphasized that there is no “military solution” to the decades-old conflict. »

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Srinagar, January 31 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, even as the 40-day harshest winter period of Chilai Kalan concluded, the Valley continues to reel under a severe cold wave.

The Meteorological Department has, however, predicted an increase in night temperatures from Monday and a two-day wet spell from Tuesday.

The Chilai Kalan which begins on December 21 and ends on January 30 is known for having maximum chances of snowfall and low temperatures. This year, the period was one of the most severe witnessed in the last several decades, both in terms of record snowfall as well as the freezing temperatures. »

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Role and Responsibility of Global Kashmiri Diaspora

Dr. Ghulam Nabi Fai

“When there is no enemy within, the enemies outside cannot hurt you.” Winston S. Churchill.

The disputed territory of Jammu and Kashmir stands apart as the most cantankerous of conflicts, with the catastrophic possibility of nuclear devastation. After all India and Pakistan have fought three wars and nearly began a fourth with the ever-present threat of nuclear exchange. Hence, the world powers need to reaffirm their commitment to the inalienable Kashmiri right of self-determination and help in resolving this long stand conflict to the satisfaction of all parties concerned.

Over 100,000 Kashmiris have lost their lives in the past 30 years. 8,000 to 10,000 people have disappeared. 2,700 mass graves have been discovered in the town of Kupwara alone. It is well documented that hundreds of thousands of Indian armed forces have made Kashmir the largest occupation on earth. The conditions in Kashmir have become so ugly with rapes, beatings, shootings and other crimes inflicted by the occupation forces that the people of Kashmir are condemned as a lot in the eyes of the world to be ignored and forgotten because, aside from any intentional bias in the press, no one wants to think about it. Kashmir has almost become a forgotten land and a forgotten people. »

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Srinagar, January 31 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, a delegation of Jammu and Kashmir Peoples League (JKPL) visited the residence of martyrs Waris Hassan, Arif Ahmad and Ahtishamul Haq in Tral, Pulwama, and expressed solidarity with the bereaved families.

The delegation was led by JKPL General Secretary Naseerul Islam while Riyaz Ahmed, Mohammad Saleem and Nazir Ahmed were part of the delegation.

The delegation paid rich tributes to martyred youth. »

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Srinagar, January 31 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the body of a deranged youth was recovered from the forest area of Cherkoot in Kupwara district of north Kashmir.

An official said that the youth hailing from Izgund Khumriyal, Kupwara, who had been missing since January 19, was found dead in the forest area of Cherkoot.

He said that after conducting legal formalities, the body was handed over to family members for last rites. »

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Jammu, January 31 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the dilapidated condition of the Srinagar-Jammu Highway is causing great inconvenience to the people travelling on it.

Commuters and drivers complained the Highway has developed pot holes, deep ditches making walking and driving an ordeal.

They said, although the matter was brought into the notice of officials several times and at some places people have held protests but nothing was done for repairing the badly damaged highway. »

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