Ahmednagar, India, May 31 (KMS): Maharashtra has started taking extra steps to minimise the impact of a possible third wave of COVID-19 that may affect children after more than 8,000 children caught the coronavirus in May in Ahmednagar district.

In Maharashtra’s Sangli city, a COVID-19 ward is being prepared especially for children. Currently, five children are being treated here and the facility is being prepared for more patients. »

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Srinagar, May 31 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the High Court on Monday quashed detention orders under draconian Public Safety Act (PSA) against two persons and ordered their immediate release.

A bench of Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey, while quashing the detention order of Rameez Ahmad Malla, said: “As per the dossier supplied by the police, the detenu-petitioner is 9th standard student after passing the exam and was shopkeeper by profession.” He was booked under PSA on 14th February last year by District Magistrate of Baramulla. »

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Srinagar, May 31 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, a major fire damaged at least five shops, three godowns and nearly forty vegetable carts in Handwara town.

The blaze broke out in Sabzi Market near old bus stand of the town which spread to a vast area that damaged shops, godowns and nearly forty vegetable carts, twenty seven of them severely, Fire and Emergency Services (F&ES) officials said. »

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Karachi, May 31 (KMS): Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that normalizing relations with India will be tantamount to betraying the people of Kashmir.

Answering public queries on Sunday, Imran said that he tried his best on the very first day in power to improve relations with India and to sort out the Kashmir issue through dialogue. “But keeping in view the current situation, if we try to normalize relations with India, it will be akin to stabbing the people of Kashmir in the back,” he added.

He said all the sacrifices and struggle of the Kashmiri people will go to waste and Pakistan does not want it to happen. He maintained that Pakistan always stood by the people of Kashmir and will continue to support their struggle. »

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Srinagar, May 31 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, Indian police on Monday detected an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) in Awantipora area of Pulwama district.

The IED was found in an orchard near Panjgam area of Awantipora, said police officials.

A Bomb Disposal Squad has been rushed to the area to defuse the device, the officials added. More details are awaited.

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Srinagar, May 30 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) has strongly condemned the incessant and widespread cordon and search operations (CASOs) carried out by the Indian forces.

The APHC Assistant Secretary Public Relations, Junaid Ahmad, in a press release issued in Srinagar said, these oppressive measures used by India have time and again failed to suppress the freedom sentiments of the brave Kashmiri people. »

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New Delhi, May 30 (KMS): Sangh Parivar, collection of Hindu extremist organisations spawned by the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, using its stooges like so-called motivational speaker Dr. Vivek Bindra to spread hate against Bengali community.

Social media users Sajid Raja and Partha Pratim Bhattacharyya shared the video from the twitter accounts with following words: “… when the Election process started in Bengal. Such dirty machinations of Sangh Parivar exposed. Remember every Sanghi is an enemy of the Bengali race.”

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Srinagar, May 30 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, APHC leader and Jammu and Kashmir Social Peace Forum Chairman, Devinder Singh Behl has demanded immediate release of all Kashmiri Hurriyat leaders languishing in Indian jails.

Devinder Singh Behl said this during his visit to the families of incarcerated Hurriyat leaders Ayaz Akbar and Merajuddin Kalwal in Srinagar.

The APHC leader urged international human rights organizations to put pressure on India to release the detainees amid ravages of coronavirus. He said that India was playing with the lives of the Kashmiri detainees by keeping them behind the bars. »

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Jammu, May 30 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, at least 70 sheep died due to lightning and thunderstorms at Kali Choti Dhok in Poonch district, officials said on Sunday.

They said that 10 sheep were also injured in the natural incident late last night.

The flock belonged to one Sthara Shaikh, son of Abdul Aziz of Lathoong Surankote and his relatives, they said.

The incident occurred when nomads along with herds were on seasonal migration towards Kashmir Valley, they said.

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Outspoken BJP Rajya Sabha MP Subramanian Swamy has been a critic of the DMK, currently ruling Tamil Nadu, for a long time. Swamy has expressed antagonism to the DMK on a number of matters.

Last week, Swamy wrote to President Ram Nath Kovind opposing the plea by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin to release the persons convicted in the assassination of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi in 1991.

Another issue that Swamy took up recently was the case of the Padma Seshadri Bala Bhavan (PSBB) School in Chennai, where a teacher was accused of sexual harassment. Swamy alleged the DMK government was targeting the school and even tweeted of “fear and gloom all over in Tamil Nadu” among Brahmins over the incident. »

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