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Srinagar, May 31 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the Chairman of International Forum for Justice Human Rights Jammu and Kashmir, Muhammad Ahsan Untoo has demanded impartial probe into the rape and murder of two women from Shopain, Aasiya and Neelofar, by Indian forces 12 years ago.

Aasiya and Neelofar were abducted by Indian men in uniform on May 29 in 2009, gang-raped and subsequently killed in custody. »

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Srinagar, May 30 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, a freelance photojournalist, based in Pulwama, was harassed by the Indian forces’ personnel when he was on way to cover a military operation in Shopian’s Ganapora village on Friday.

The journalist, Irshad Reshi in a statement in Srinagar said that his phone and camera were seized by the forces’ personnel after being stopped near the operation site. He said that he told them that he was a journalist going to cover the operation but they refused to give any permission. »

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Srinagar, May 30 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, social and health workers staged a protest against the anti-people policies of the authorities in Zachaldara and Handwara areas of Kupwara district.

The protesting workers associated with Accredited Social Health Activists (ASHA) said that they had been rendering their services efficiently for almost a decade now without any regular and adequate salary.

They said that besides their overburdened assignments, their services were being utilised to deal with Covid-19 pandemic for the past one year with a meager amount of Rs 1000. »

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Srinagar, May 30 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, in three districts of Kashmir, at least 45 percent students of government-run schools are unable to attend the online classes during the COVID-19 lockdown.

Ironically, in one of the districts of north Kashmir, only 25 percent of students have attended the online classes.

As per the survey, only 54.55 percent of students studying in government-run-schools have attended the online classes on May 28. The figures reveal that in Srinagar, only 72.01 percent students attended the online classes on May 28 wherein 32,839 students were enrolled and only 23,648 students out of them attended the online classes. »

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Srinagar, May 30 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the Jammu Kashmir Employees Movement (JKEM) has said that in the garb of corona pandemic India has made the life of the people of Kashmir more miserable.

The JKEM spokesman in a statement issued in Srinagar said that Narendra Modi-led fascist Indian government had been thirsty of the blood of Kashmiris and it was constantly targeting the innocent people of the occupied territory.

He deplored that Hurriyat leaders had been put in jails of India and the territory while senior APHC leader, Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai was killed in custody in the Indian jail. He said, coronavirus is spreading rapidly in India, while most of the Hurriyat leadership was languishing in New Delhi’s Tihar jail and no one is not allowed to meet them. »

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Hanoi, May 30 (KMS): Vietnam has discovered a new COVID-19 variant which spreads quickly by air and is a combination of the strains first found in India and Britain, health officials have confirmed.

The country is struggling to deal with fresh outbreaks across more than half of its territory, including industrial zones and big cities such as Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City.

More than 6,800 cases including 47 deaths have been reported in Vietnam, with the lion’s share occurring since April.

“We have discovered a new hybrid variant from the strains first found in Indian and the UK,” Health Minister Nguyen Thanh Long told a national meeting on the pandemic Saturday, according to state media. »

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Srinagar, May 30 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, police have booked three youth under draconian law, Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) in Shopian district.

Shoib Shafi Butt, Muntazir Farooq Lone and Tauqeer Ashraf Lone have been falsely implicated in a case related to an alleged IED (improvised explosive device) attack on an Indian army patrolling party.

All these three youth are the residents of Turkwangam village. A formal case has been registered against them at Police Station, Zainpora.

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Srinagar, May 30 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the Kashmir Economic Alliance (KEA) has urged the authorities to issue guidelines for unlocking as the Covid cases are showing downtrend and the economy is in dire straits.

The KEA Chairman, Muhammad Yaseen Khan speaking at a function organized to deliberate on strategies for Kashmir’s economy to move forward amid pandemic, said that there was need to ease out lockdown as cases and deaths attributed to Covid had come down.

“At this point of time we are not talking about any compensation or revival package as the losses are still piling up, but what we want is a breather from the government that if the situation is improving , the genuine concern of the business sector must be kept in mind,” he said. »

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Srinagar, May 23 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) has warned against the irrational use of steroids in Covid-19 patients.

The DAK President and influenza expert Dr Nisar-ul-Hassan in a statement issued in Srinagar said, “Indiscriminate use of steroids can trigger deadly black fungal infection, called mucormycosis which has reached to epidemic proportions in several states of India”.

He said, steroids are life-saving drugs in severe Covid patients who have respiratory distress or need oxygen or ventilation. They are not indicated for those patients who are not having respiratory distress and are not having any kind of need for oxygen, he added. »

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Srinagar, May 23 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the authorities have decided to extend ‘Corona curfew’ in all 20 districts till May 31 supposedly to control the spread of surging coronaviru pandemic.

The Department of Information and Public Relations (DIPR) in a tweet said: “Corona curfew imposed in all 20 districts of the territory till Monday, is extended further till May 31 (Monday)”

“Curfew will be strict except for a few essential services,” the tweet reads further, adding, “DCs being given limited flexibility to ensure economic activities do not suffer.”

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