London, Nov 15 (KMS): Britain’s former ambassador to the United Nations and National Security Adviser to two Prime Ministers has warned that the international community has a strong interest in helping to resolve the Kashmir crisis or else play a big price in the future.
Writing in The Forbes, Sir Mark Lyall Grant, who was national security advisor to premiers David Cameron and Theresa May, said that Britain has a particular responsibility to resolve the issue of occupied Kashmir because Britain, at the time of partition in 1947, left in haste and failed to tackle the well-known differences over Kashmir, thus creating an explosive bone of contention between India and Pakistan that has plagued the region ever since. »

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Peshawar, Nov 15 (KMS): Azad Jammu and Kashmir President Masood Khan Thursday said that India had imposed an undeclared war on Indian occupied Kashmir, which needed to be combated at education, technological, media and military fronts.
He was speaking at the one-day seminar on “Exposing True Face of Fascist India: Pakistan’s Comprehensive Media Strategy,” arranged by the Department of International Relations, University of Peshawar.
The seminar was also addressed by Chairman of Kashmir Committee of the National Assembly Syed Fakhar Imam, vice-chancellor University of Peshawar Prof Dr Mohammad Asif, chairperson of the department Dr Minhas Majeed Khan and others.Masood Khan in his keynote address said that diplomacy and war were the two options left to resolve the longstanding issue of Kashmir. »

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265 fake local media organizations serving Indian interests

Brussels, November 14 (KMS): A Europe-based disinformation watchdog has cracked open a nexus of dormant companies and fake media outlets promoting India’s diplomatic interests.

An investigation by EU DisinfoLab, an NGO tracking sophisticated disinformation campaigns targeting EU countries and institutions, has listed some 265 such fake media outlets across 65 countries. These platforms promote India’s geopolitical interests through republication of propaganda pieces and op-eds, it added.

The EU DisinfoLab has uncovered links between zombie companies, dormant media outlets, and legally non-existent organisations, lobbying the EU and also the UN by constantly targeting Pakistan. »

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Islamabad, Nov 14 (KMS): Sardar Masood Khan, President Azad Jammu and Kashmir, has said that people of Jammu and Kashmir will take their destiny into their own hands and change the situation on ground and like the Berlin Wall, will raze to the ground one day the fence erected by India along the Lone of Control (LoC).
Sardar Masood was speaking as the chief guest on the inaugural session of two-day Pioneer Initiative on “Peace and Development in South Asia, Middle East, Central Asia (SAMECA): Partners in Peace Developing Together” organised by the Islamabad Policy Research Institute here Wednesday. The initiative is part of Margalla Dialogue intended to be Track 1.5. Maria Sultan, Director-General, South Asia Strategic Stability Institute, acted as the moderator. Diplomats from China, Malaysia and Turkey, the onlythree countries that supported Pakistan at the UNO, also attended. »

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Washington, November 12 (KMS): A US Congressional Caucus on human rights will hold a hearing this week on the situation in occupied Kashmir following India’s decision to revoke special status of the territory.

Announcing the hearing, the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission said that the witnesses would examine the human rights situation in Kashmir in the context of the region’s history and larger patterns of rights violations. It said that the witnesses would offer recommendations for action by Congress. »

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Accepts role of judges in making India a Hindu Rashtra

New Delhi, November 12 (KMS): Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi himself has exposed the communal face of the Indian judiciary and the recent verdict of the apex court in Ram Mandir-Babri Masjid case seems to be intended to appease the Hindu extremists.

The exposure was made by Narendra Modi in a letter to the Chief Justice of India, Rankin Gogoi, and other members of the bench that gave the verdict in Ram Mandir-Babri Masjid case on Saturday. In the letter Modi congratulated the bench members for their contribution in the Hindu Rashtra.

Modi wrote in the letter, “Dear Chief Justice Rankin Gogoi, let me begin by congratulating you and your bench Justice S.A. Bobde, Justice D.Y. Chandrachud, Justice Ashok Bhushan & Justice S. Abdul Nazeer for your stupendous contribution to Hindu Rashtra. Hindus will always be grateful to you and your team for your commendable and memorable decision, which will make a new history for Hindu Rashtra.” »

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Srinagar, November 12 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, journalists in the Valley took out a protest march in Srinagar, today, against the continued suspension of internet services as military siege completed 100 days.

Scores of journalists working with different media organisations assembled at the Kashmir Press Club in Srinagar and took out a protest march against the continued suspension of internet services in the Valley since August 05.

The protesting journalists were holding their laptops with open blank screens or placards with the words “100 days no internet” and “stop humiliating Kashmiri journalists”. »

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Islamabad/ Muzaffarabad, November 12 (KMS): On the compilation of 100 days of military siege of Indian occupied Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyat Conference Azad Jammu and Kashmir (APHC-AJK) chapter held an anti-India demonstration in Islamabad, today. A similar demonstration was held by Pasbaan-e-Hurriyat in Muzaffarabad.

The protesters were carrying black flags and banners with slogans “Condemnation of Indian lockdown and communication blackout (torture, disappearances, custodial killings) in occupied Kashmir”, “No food, no medicines in IOK for 100 days”, “No freedom, no education in IOK for 100 days”, “100 days of Indian torture in IOK”. »

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Jammu, November 12 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, at least sixteen people, including five women and three children, were killed when a passenger vehicle skidded off the road and fell into a deep gorge in Doda district, today.

The accident occurred when driver of a vehicle headed for Gowa village of Marmat from Kleeni lost control over it while negotiating a blind curve and the vehicle fell into the 700-metre-deep gorge. Police said that twelve people were killed on the spot while four more succumbed to injuries while undergoing treatment. »

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Srinagar, November 11 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Srinagar-Jammu highway, the only all-weather road connecting Kashmir valley with the rest of the world, remains closed since Thursday due to snow and landslides, triggered by heavy rain. »

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