New Delhi, Jan 24 (KMS): The Indian government’s decision to block the BBC documentary on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s role in the 2002 Gujarat pogrom on social media has come under fire from political leaders and activists. The decision to block the documentary is such a move by the government. The Indian government blocked the documentary titled “India: The Modi Question” on Twitter and YouTube by invoking emergency power given to it under the IT rules. “There is a scheme of the government of India called ‘Block in India’, like ‘Make in India’, ‘Startup India’. “In the age of VPN, how impactful are these bans under emergency clauses cited by the I&B Ministry to ban a BBC documentary?
Islamabad, October 23 (KMS): The Information Ministers of Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) emphasised the importance of cooperation among the member states in developing necessary mechanisms to fight disinformation and Islamophobia in all its manifestations. According to details, this was emphasized in Istanbul Declaration adopted by the 12th Session of the Islamic Conference of the Information Ministers of OIC held in Istanbul. The declaration also underlined the need for devising short, medium and long-term strategic processes in the total fight against disinformation. The conference took into consideration the Final Report of the 12th Islamic Conference of Information Ministers, which aimed to promote OIC Member States’ contributions and cooperation in the area of media and information, a press release of the OIC Secretariat said. The conference welcomed the progress towards the operationalization of the OIC Media Forum (OMF) and called upon media entities and institutions in the Member States to join the OMF.3 months ago Kashmir Media Service
As the UK Embraces Its Diversity, Indians Need to Ask Why India is Turning Its Back on Its OwnSiddharth VaradarajanFar from being able to aspire to the top job in India, Muslims everywhere see prudence in remaining invisible. This is modern India’s ugly reality and the sooner we recognise this and start working to change it, the better. Indians in India have greeted the news of Sunak’s elevation with a feeling of awe and pride. No British opposition leader or even his party’s own competitors for prime minister have raised the question of his religion. Far from being able to aspire to the top job in India, Muslims everywhere see prudence in remaining invisible.3 months ago Kashmir Media Service
What We Have Reduced Religion To Is ‘Tragic’, Says Supreme CourtNew Delhi- “Where have we reached in the name of religion, what have we reduced religion to is tragic,” an anguished Supreme Court observed on Friday, as it asked three states, including Uttar Pradesh, to crack down hard on those making hate speeches, calling them shocking for a country that is religion-neutral. Where have we reached in the name of religion, what have we reduced religion to is tragic,” a distressed Justice Joseph said. A number of leaders, including lawmakers of the ruling BJP, have been accused of making hate speeches and some are even facing cases over their utterances. The court said action must be taken against those making hate speeches irrespective of their religion to preserve the secular fabric of the nation. In his petition, Abdullah has also sought to invoke the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA) and other stringent provisions to curb hate crimes and hate speeches.3 months ago Kashmir Observer
The Central Committee session, presided over by Xi, was attended by 203 members of the 20th CPC Central Committee and 168 alternate members, an official communique here said. The Central Committee also approved a 24-member Political Bureau which in turn elected a seven-member Standing Committee, which is packed with Xi’s supporters. I was re-elected as the General Secretary of the CPC Central Committee, Xi said and introduced the other six, two of them were from the previous committee. The other six are Li Qiang, Zhao Leji, Wang Huning, Cai Qi, Ding Xuexiang and Li Xi. A notable official who was elevated to the Political Bureau is the Foreign Minister and State Councillor Wang Yi, 69, who was previously a Central Committee member.3 months ago Kashmir Reader
Unless you have extra time in your schedule, the traffic can really ruin your dayWith roads lagging and car ownership rising, traffic congestion across Srinagar city has become worse than ever. Earlier the Natipura-Chanpura stretch had the distinction of being the city’s most congested artery; now the entitlement is shared by several other city roads. Having a comprehensive mobility infrastructure grid in shape of an intermediate ring road and outer ring road could help decongest the city arterials. The traffic not destined to the core area of the city can use the ring road and need not pass through the core areas. Metro trains will be a good option to reduce traffic snarls.3 months ago Kashmir Reader
In September ,China vetoed India and United States bid to designate Pakistani terrorist Sajid Mir as the most wanted terrorist. It has a number of times vetoed the resolutions of America and India in the UNSC to designate the dreaded terrorists as global terrorists and this clearly shows that China loves terrorists and saves them from being declared as global terrorists. In September ,China vetoed India and United States bid to designate Pakistani terrorist Sajid Mir as the most wanted terrorist. Terrorist Sajid Mir is the dreaded terrorist of Lashker-e-Tabia (LET), whom the US requested the United Nations to designate a global terrorist organization. China has five times in the four months prevented the dreaded terrorists at the UNSC to be designated as global terrorists.3 months ago Brighter Kashmir
Breast screening is a method of detecting breast cancer at a very early stage. The mammogram can detect small changes in breast tissue that may need further investigations to check for breast cancer. Once breast cancer is diagnosed the next step is to find of what grade and stage your breast cancer is and further whether the cancer cells have hormone receptors or other receptors that may influence the treatment options. Breast cancer stages range from 0 to IV with 0 indicating cancer that is noninvasive or contained within the milk ducts. Stage IV breast cancer, also called metastatic breast cancer, indicates cancer that has spread to other areas of the body.3 months ago Greater Kashmir