Pakistan condemns restrictions on Eid Milad-un-Nabi congregations in occupied Kashmir

Pakistan condemns restrictions on Eid Milad-un-Nabi congregations in occupied KashmirKashmir Updates – DAWN- 10 NOVEMBER, 2019 The Foreign Office (FO) on Sunday condemned the restrictions imposed by Indian authorities on congregations in occupied Kashmir on Eid Milad-un-Nabi. “All roads leading to the Hazratbal Shrine in Srinagar and other holy shrines and mosques in India- occupied…

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Kashmir businesses facing uncertain period

Kashmir businesses facing uncertain periodKashmir Updates – Al Jazeera- 5 NOVEMBER, 2019 Businesses are struggling three months after New Delhi stripped Indian-administered Kashmir of its autonomy. It has been three months since New Delhi stripped Indian-administered Kashmir of its autonomy. India said the decision would usher in development in the region. Read More

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India’s clampdown in occupied Kashmir has entered its 4th month — here’s everything you need to know

India’s clampdown in occupied Kashmir has entered its 4th month — here’s everything you need to know Kashmir Updates – Dawn – 5 NOVEMBER, 2019 On November 3, the lockdown imposed in occupied Kashmir on August 5 by the Indian government crossed ninety days. The security and communication clampdown has now entered its fourth month.…

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Shops shuttered, streets deserted as Kashmir loses special status

Shops shuttered, streets deserted as Kashmir loses special statusKashmir Updates -ALJAZEERA – 31 OCTOBER , 2019 Shops and offices were shut in Indian-administered Kashmir on Thursday and the streets largely deserted as federal authorities formally revoked the restive state’s constitutional autonomy and split it into two federal territories. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s decision in August to change Kashmir’s…

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Kashmiris are resisting government ‘through satyagraha’, says fact-finding report

Kashmiris are resisting government ‘through satyagraha’, says fact-finding reportKashmir Updates -Scroll.in – 13 OCTOBER , 2019 Not a single person in the Kashmir Valley is happy about the Narendra Modi government’s decision to revoke the state’s special constitutional status, advocate Nitya Ramakrishnan and sociologist Nandini Sundar have said in a report prepared after their visit…

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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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