Srinagar, December 10 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, in a bid to destroy the Kashmiri people economically Indian troops killed around 400 chickens in Pulwama district.

The troops belonging to Indian army’s Rashtriya Rifles, Central Reserve Police force and Special Operation Group during a cordon and search operation destroyed a big hall used as ppoultry farm leading to death of around 400 chickens at Shaar in Pampore area of the district.

Earlier, during the operation there were reports about a clash between Indian forces and Mujahideen in the same area. The troops sealed the area and launched crackdown operation, which continued till last reports came in.

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Srinagar, December 08 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, a court has admitted the case in which it had granted bail to several freedom leaders in a 21 years old fake case in Srinagar.

Several Hurriyat leaders appeared before the court of 3rd Munsif Fozia Pal in Srinagar in a case registered by police 21 years ago. Those who appeared in court were Professor Abdul Ghani Butt, Javaid Ahmed Mir, Wajahat Bashir Qureshi, Muhammad Sidiq Shah, Sheikh Aslam and others. Syed Ali Gilani and Muhammad Yasin Malik could not be produced before the court as they are under arrest. »

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Srinagar, December 06 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) has said that the economy of the territory has suffered losses of Rs 15,000 crore since August 5 due to continued lockdown and internet blockade imposed by India.

The KCCI President, Sheikh Ashiq Hussain, in an interview in Srinagar said, this is just a conservative estimate and they will be coming up with a comprehensive data about the losses within a week. He said that every sector of business had been hit after the clampdown and internet ban in occupied Kashmir since August 5. “The handicraft, tourism, IT industry, e-commerce sectors and carpet industry were the worst hit,” he said. »

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Expresses concern over clampdown in occupied Kashmir

Bangkok, December 05 (KMS): CIVICUS Monitor, an international alliance of civil society organisations, which rates and tracks respect for fundamental freedoms in 196 countries has downgraded India’s civic space rating from “obstructed” to “repressed”.

CIVICUS Monitor, in its new People Power Under Attack 2019 report posted on its website, cited its extreme concern about the crackdown on human rights activists, attacks on journalists and civil society groups, and the lockdown in occupied Kashmir. A repressed rating indicates that democratic freedoms such as the freedoms of expression, peaceful assembly and association are significantly constrained. »

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Islamabad, December 02 (KMS): Prime Minister of Azad Jammu and Kashmir, Raja Farooq Haider Khan, today, visited the residence of APHC AJK Convener, Syed Abdullah Gilani in Islamabad to condole the demise of his elder brother, Syed Abdur Rehman Gilani.

Dr Syed Abdul Rehman Gilani, breathed his last in New Delhi, India, after having suffered severe heart attack a few weeks ago. »

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New Delhi, December 02 (KMS): International Kabaddi Championship kick-started in Indian state of Punjab without the Pakistan team which was refused visa by India.

The championship has been organised at Sultanpur Lodhi, Ferozpur, to mark the 550th Parkash Purb of Guru Nanak Dev. Sport enthusiasts looking forward to watching the archrivals clash on the kabaddi turf were left disappointed.

Sources said former Akali minister Sikander Singh Maluka, who is president of the Punjab Kabaddi Association, made an effort to prevail upon the Indian government through Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal to grant visa to Pakistan’s team, but in vain. »

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Jammu, December 01 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, unnerved by a so-called threatening letter tied with a balloon, police have launched investigations into recovery of the alleged letter which landed in a house at Channi Himmat in Jammu.

The SSP of Jammu, Tejinder Singh, and SP of City South, Vinay Sharma along with police teams reached the spot immediately after getting the report. Sharma later told the media that police were working into all theories and haven’t taken the threat letter casually. “It’s a serious matter and we have taken all precautions,” he said. »

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New York, November 27 (KMS): India’s Consul General to the US in New York city, Sandeep Chakravorty, has said that Narendra Modi-led Indian government will build settlements modeled after Israel to ensure the colonization of Hindu population in occupied Kashmir.

Sandeep Chakravorty was speaking to Kashmiri (Hindu) Pandits and Indians in New York.

“I don’t know why we don’t follow it. It has happened in the Middle East. If the Israeli people can do it, we can also do it,” Chakravorty said, referring to the illegal settlements implemented by Israel to occupy Palestine. »

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Srinagar, November 27 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, India’s Enforcement Directorate (ED) has taken possession of assets worth over six crores in connection with a false case against noted Kashmiri businessman, Zahoor Ahmed Watali.

The agency said, these properties are in the form of land parcels and located in two villages of Budgam district. The assets are in the name of Watali and his family, it added. »

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Srinagar, November 26 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Indian Army is deploying Spike anti-tank guided missiles on the Line of Control in Kashmir.

The Indian Army has received 240 Spike anti-tank guided missiles and their 12 launchers from Israel on fast-track mode to meet emergency requirements especially along the LoC, the Indian official told media men.

The missiles which are supposed to be mainly used for anti-tank operations can also be quite helpful for destroying hardened shelters or bunkers. »

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