India Vows to Restore Mobile Service in Kashmir

India Vows to Restore Mobile Service in KashmirKashmir Updates -Sameer Yasir- 12 OCTOBER , 2019 NEW DELHI — After imposing a sweeping communications blackout in Kashmir two months ago, the Indian authorities announced on Saturday that cellphone service would be partly restored within days in the disputed Himalayan region, though the internet will remain blocked.…

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Kashmir communications ban hits key climate studies

Kashmir communications ban hits key climate studies Kashmir Updates -Athar Parvaiz- 11 OCTOBER , 2019 An important project on climate change has been disrupted by the prevailing security scenario and communication shutdown across Kashmir, say scientists at the University of Kashmir in Srinagar. The project is part of the Himalayan Alpine Dynamics Research Initiative (HIMADRI), in which…

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India’s judges are ignoring the government’s abuses in Kashmir

India’s judges are ignoring the government’s abuses in KashmirKashmir Updates -The Economists- 5 OCTOBER , 2019 Two months ago Narendra Modi, India’s prime minister, boldly scrapped seven decades of legal precedent. Voiding Jammu & Kashmir’s semi-autonomous status, his government abolished its legislature, sliced the state in two and demoted the new parts to “union territories”, subject…

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Standing with Pakistan on Kashmir is Turkey’s duty: Parliament speaker

Standing with Pakistan on Kashmir is Turkey’s duty: Parliament speakerKashmir Updates -DAILY NEWS- 2 OCTOBER , 2019 Turkey sees standing by Pakistan on the issue of Kashmir as its duty, the Turkish parliament speaker said on Oct. 1. Speaking at the opening of the parliament’s third legislative session of the year in the capital Ankara, Mustafa Şentop said: “Our nation…

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Communications blockade in occupied Kashmir must end: US lawmaker Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Communications blockade in occupied Kashmir must end: US lawmaker Alexandria Ocasio-CortezKashmir Updates -DAWN- 1 OCTOBER , 2019 In a post shared on Twitter, Ocasio-Cortez, who is among a group of progressive US congresswomen popularly known as “The Squad”, said: “We stand for the basic human dignity of Kashmiris [and] support democracy, equality, and human rights…

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