2021 May 22 » Kashmir Media Service

World’s silence on miseries of Kashmiris, Palestinians condemned

APHC expresses concern over Kashmiri detainees' plight in jails | Kashmir  Media ServiceSrinagar, May 22 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyat Conference Working Vice Chairman, Ghulam Ahmed Gulzar, has expressed deep concern over the deteriorating political, economic and demographic situation in the territory.

Ghulam Ahmed Gulzar in a statement issued in Srinagar said the subjugated people of IIOJK have been besieged and their civil liberty remains a distant dream in presence of nearly one million Indian occupational troops. He asked the Prime Minister of Pakistan, Imran Khan, to use his good offices along with the OIC to persuade the United Nations Secretary General for summoning an emergency meeting of the UN General Assembly to take stock of the grave situation prevailing in the occupied territory, particularly since 5th August 2019. Ghulam Ahmed Gulzar also welcomed the role of Pakistan, OIC and the UN to stop the Israeli aggression on Palestinians. »

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Jammu, May 22 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, India’s Indian National Investigation Agency (NIA) filed a charge-sheet before the NIA Special Court, Jammu, against three youth, Jaffer Hussain, Tanveer Ahmed Malik and Tariq Hussain Girl in a fake case.

The NIA in a press release said that charges will be abated against other three youth, Osama Bin Javed, Haroon Abbas Wani and Zahid Hussain, who have been killed in cordon and search operations by Indian forces. »

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New Delhi, May 22 (KMS): Over eight lakh migrant workers left the national capital in the first four weeks of the lockdown imposed to contain the spread of the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a report from the Delhi Transport Department.

Between April 19 and May 14, a total of 8,07,032 migrant workers left Delhi for their home states in buses, out of which 3,79,604 left during the first week of the lockdown itself. The number started declining from thereon, 2,12,448 left in the second week, 1,22,490 in the third week and 92, 490 in the fourth week. »

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Islamabad, May 22 (KMS): Journalists in India are increasingly facing intimidation by Hindutva forces for running stories critical of rightwing Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh backed Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government.

A report released by Kashmir Media Service, today, said journalists in India have to quit jobs after publishing reports that angered supporters of Modi, BJP and RSS. It said journalists are threatened and abused on social media by the Hindutva brigade for exposing Modi regime’s failures. Even global media watchdog ‘Reporters Without Borders’ has said that journalists in India are increasingly the targets of online smear campaigns by the most radical nationalists, it added. »

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Srinagar, May 22 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the Awami Action Committee (AAC) has expressed deeply concern over misleading write-ups appearing in some Indian media platforms on the 31st martyrdom anniversary of Mirwaiz Molvi Muhammad Farooq.

The AAC, headed by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, in a statement issued in Srinagar said, there is a concerted attempt by certain state powerful quarters who control all modes of communication to exploit the Shaheed leader’s Shahadat – a very tragic and painful incident in Kashmir’s recent history. »

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New Delhi, May 22 (KMS): India has so far reported approximately cases of 8,848 mucormycosis or black fungus, one of the rapidly spreading infections observed in those recovering from Covid-19.

Taking note of the increasing numbers, the government has emphasised upon expediting the allocation of vials of Amphotericin-B, a key drug to treat raging mucormycosis.

In this direction, the Indian minister of chemicals and fertilizers, DV Sadananda Gowda has announced an allocation of 23,680 additional vials of Amphotericin-B.

The minister also informed that the allocation has been made based on total number of patients, which is approximately 8,848 across the country. »

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New Delhi, May 22 (KMS): Air India’s passenger service system provider, SITA, faced a sophisticated cyber attack in February leading to leak of personal data of certain number of the national carrier’s flyers, an official statement said.

Personal data — including name, date of birth, contact information, passport information, ticket information and credit card data — which was registered between August 11, 2011, and February 3, 2021, has been leaked of a certain number of Air India’s passengers, the statement issued by the airline said. »

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New Delhi, May 22 (KMS): The Indian government has asked social media companies to immediately remove any content on their platform which mentions or refers to the term ‘Indian variant’ of coronavirus, in a bid to curb spread of misinformation around COVID-19.

Digital platforms said, they have received the latest advisory.

On Friday, the IT ministry wrote to all social media platforms emphasising that the World Health Organisation (WHO) has not associated the term “Indian Variant” with the B.1.617 variant of the coronavirus in any of its reports. »

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More than 300 Indians have died of the coronavirus, and nearly 200 of the lockdownIslamabad, May 22 (KMS): The Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir People’s Freedom League (JKPFL), Muhammad Farooq Rehmani, has expressed grave concern over the shocking news of widespread coronavirus in Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, especially in Bandipore district.

Muhammad Farooq Rehmani in a statement issued in Islamabad said that in Bandipore the positivity cases had risen to 215 and the coronavirus curfew and lockdown had been imposed strictly by the occupation authorities. »

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