New Delhi, April 24 (KMS): India will soon procure mine-protected vehicles and remotely operated vehicles for its troops deployed in occupied Kashmir, a Home Ministry official said.

Rs 6.13 billion has been sanctioned for the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and the Border Security Force (BSF) to purchase additional mine-protected vehicles and bullet-proof jackets. »

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Srinagar, April 24 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, a delegation of the Mirwaiz Umar Farooq-led Hurriyat forum visited the residence of ailing incarcerated Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front, Muhammad Yasin Malik, at Maisuma in Srinagar.

The delegation expressed solidarity with the family of Muhammad Yasin Malik, who is severely ill in the illegal custody of India’s infamous National Investigation Agency in New Delhi. »

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Sixty-five polling booths witness zero polling

Srinagar, April 24 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, an overwhelming majority boycotted the third phase of the so-called polling for the Indian Parliamentary elections in the territory on Tuesday as over 86 percent voters did not exercise their franchise.

During the polling held for the 1st phase of the three-phased Islamabad constituency of Lok Sabha, 65 polling booths witnessed zero votes in the constituency. Of these polling booths, 40 belonged to Bijbehara – the hometown of the former puppet Chief Minister and President of pro-India Peoples Democratic Party Mehbooba Mufti. Bijbehara had 120 polling booths set up for 93,289 voters. A total of 1,893 electorate or 2 percent exercised their franchise when the polling ended at 4 pm. »

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Srinagar, April 24 (KMS): The social media giant Facebook continuing with its tradition to censor user accounts in Kashmir permanently disabled dozens of accounts of several users including journalists, social activists, rights activists, filmmakers and academicians for raising voice against human rights violations by Indian forces in occupied Kashmir.

In its fresh drive of censorship, Facebook permanently blocked the account of prominent young journalist and social activist Bilal Bashir Butt, who would manage the pages of several organizations including the official page of Jammu and Kashmir’s prominent news portal onlykashmir.in.  »

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Srinagar, April 23 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of All Parties Hurriyat Conference, Syed Ali Gilani, expressing serious concern over the deteriorating condition of incarcerated JKLF Chief, Muhammad Yasin Malik, has warned that Indian rulers shall have to face the consequences if anything untoward happened to the detained leader. »

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87 percent boycott election drama
Srinagar, April 23 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, normal life was paralyzed due to complete shutdown observed across the territory, today, to express solidarity with the illegally detained ailing Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front, Muhammad Yasin Malik.

The strike was also intended to protest against the cruel treatment meted out to the leader, who is in the custody of India’s infamous National Investigation Agency in New Delhi. Muhammad Yasin Malik remained on hunger strike for the 13th day, today. Call for the strike was given by the Joint Resistance Leadership. All shops were closed while traffic was off the roads in all major cities and towns. Train service remained suspended across the Kashmir valley.

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Srinagar, April 23 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, senior APHC leader and the Chairman of Anjuman Shari Shian, Agha Syed Hassan Al-Moosvi Al-Safvi, has expressed serious concern over the deteriorating health of incarcerated Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front chief, Muhammad Yasin Malik.

Agha Syed Hassan Al-Moosvi Al-Safvi in a statement issued in Srinagar said that India was using its institutions against the Kashmiri leaders including Muhammad Yasin Malik to intimidate and harass them. »

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Srinagar, April 23 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, several youth were injured when Indian troops fired pellets and teargas shells in Islamabad district, today.

The troops fired teargas shells and pellets at the youth during anti-India protests at Dehruna in Dialgam area of the district. »

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Srinagar, April 23 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, a delegation of the All Parties Hurriyat Conference visited the residence of ailing incarcerated Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front, Muhammad Yasin Malik, at Maisuma in Srinagar.

The delegation comprised APHC leaders Bilal Ahmed Sidiqui, Muhammad Saleem, Ghulam Muhammad Khan Sopori, Bashir Ahmed Irfani and Syed Muhammad Shafi. »

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Srinagar, April 23 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Dr Nayeem Gilani, the son of APHC Chairman, Syed Ali Gilani, appeared before the India’s infamous National Investigation Agency (NIA) in New Delhi in the name of questioning for more than eight hours on Monday. He has been again asked to appear before the NIA, today.

Dr Nayeem is the elder son of Syed Ali Gilani, and he had presented himself before the NIA after he was served a second summons by the NIA. »

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