2021 May 24 » Kashmir Media Service

New Delhi, May 24 (KMS): India has become the third country in the world to record more than three lakh deaths due to the covid-19 pandemic.

The US is the first country to record three lakh fatalities due to Covid-19 followed by the Latin American country of Brazil.

India, which is currently confronting India variant, the second wave of Covid-19, recorded 303,787 after 4,454 people succumbed 19 in the last 24 hours, the Indian ministry of health and family welfare (MoHFW) dashboard showed on Monday morning. »

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Indian variant has spread among US and 18 other countries: WSJ


Islamabad, May 24 (KMS): The Modi-led Indian government is trying, in vain, to criminalise the term ‘Indian variant’ for coronavirus, which is infecting 400,000 people and claiming more than reported 4,000 deaths every day in the country.

A report released by Kashmir Media Service in response to a notification issued by Indian Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology on May 21, 2021 regarding imposition of ban on social media posts about Indian variant of COVID-19 said that health experts and international media have confirmed the emergence of Indian variant of coronavirus.

As per Wall Street Journal, Indian variant has spread among “the US and 18 other countries and territories” around the globe, so far. »

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Srinagar, May 24 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyat Conference has appreciated the sincere efforts made by the Pakistani government, especially Prime Minister Imran Khan and Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi to highlight the Kashmir dispute on international fora and to expose India’s sinister designs to change the demography of the territory.

The APHC spokesman in a statement issued in Srinagar said, it is an opportune time to approach the United Nations for initiation of an appropriate action against the use of brute force, mass killings and gross violation of human rights by Indian occupational forces in Kashmir. »

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Srinagar, May 24 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, Jammu and Kashmir Freedom Front (KFF) and Jammu and Kashmir National Front have expressed serious concern over the continued cordon and search operations, killings and arrest of youth in the territory.

A JKFF spokesman in a statement issued in Srinagar urged world human rights bodies to take notice of the worst situation of Kashmir. He said that these atrocities are being committed to suppress Kashmiri voices but the oppressors while committing these inhuman acts are forgetting the historical fact that freedom movements of nations never get suppressed by these kinds of tyrannies. »

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Muzaffarabad, May 24 (KMS): The Ambassador of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Sakib Foric has called on the President of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK), Sardar Masood Khan at the Aiwan-e-Sadr in Muzaffarabad, today.

During the meeting, the Bosnian ambassador said, his country is fully aware of the plight of Kashmiris and sought full respect for their fundamental rights.

He also acknowledged Pakistan’s endeavours for promoting unity among the Muslims and also thanked for extending assistance to Bosnia in a number of sectors and widely recognising its position and sovereignty at the international level. »

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Asif Sultan remains in detention despite many court hearings

Srinagar, May 24 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, International award-winning incarcerated journalist Asif Sultan completed 1,000 days in prison, the other day.

In the almost three years that he has spent in prison, everything has changed at his home, but charges against him are yet to be dropped despite many court hearings.


Sultan was arrested in August 2018 after he filed a report on martyred youth leader, Burhan Wani, for a local magazine where he was working as an assistant editor.

A year later he was awarded the John Aubuchon press freedom award. He is currently lodged at Central Jail Srinagar, despite repeated calls for his release from human rights groups, international journalist bodies, and Kashmiri »

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Srinagar, May 24 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, Jammu and Kashmir Civil Society Forum (JKCSF) took a dig at the Indian authorities for allowing the untested nocturnal infiltration of outsiders including labourers into territory, risking the lives of the locals from Indian variant of coronavirus, the deadliest variant of COVID-19 discovered, so far.

In a statement issued in Srinagar, JKCSF Chairman Abdul Qayoom Wani expressed anguish over the grim situation saying that on one hand there is strict lockdown inside IIOJK but at the same time the labourers from outside are allowed to enter the territory without any testing for Indian variant of COVID-19. »

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Jammu, May 24 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the Jammu Kashmir People’s Movement (JKPM) has paid glowing tributes to Mirwaiz Molvi Farooq and Khawaja Abdul Ghani Lone on their martyrdom anniversary.

Senior resistance leader and JKPM Chairman Mir Shahid Saleem in a statement said that supreme sacrifices made by these great leaders would always be remembered.

He said the best tributes to the martyred leaders would be to continue their mission of right to self determination.

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New Delhi, May 24 (KMS): Indian troops killed at-least eight people in Assam.

A senior police officer claimed that the slain people were Dimasa National Liberation Army (DNLA) militants who were killed in an encounter with security forces in Assam’s West Karbi Anglong district along the Nagaland border.

Earlier, Indian police forces killed at least thirteen people in the name of Naxalite in Gadchiroli district of Maharasthra. »

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Srinagar, May 24 (KMS): The Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) in a statement issued after its meeting said that the participants of the meeting unanimously passed a resolution reiterating party’s stand that viable, permanent and just solution of Kashmir dispute lied in the exercise of unfettered right to self-determination or in the conduction of meaningful and result-oriented tripartite dialogue between India, Pakistan and Kashmir.

The participants also unanimously agreed that JKLF would not accept division of Kashmir like any other anti-Kashmir solution.

They expressed their determination to carry forward their freedom struggle, come what may. »

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