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BREAKDOWN ON MILITANCY IN BENGAL: 4 ARRESTED FROM SEALDAH AND HOWRAH RAILWAY STATIONS

Monisha Mondal, Kolkata: A Special Task Force in Kolkata, acting on a credible source’s information arrested two members of Neo-JMB / IS (Islamic State) a banned Terror outfit. The accused hailing from Bangladesh were arrested from the vicinity of Sealdah Railway Station parking lot. A mobile phone was recovered from them containing Jihadi texts, books, photos and videos. The militants have been identified as Md. Jiaur Rahman (44) and Mamonur Rashid (33).

Pursuing to their statement, two other members of the same outfit were arrested from the vicinity of Howrah Railway Station and Jihadi Literature was seized from their possession on the early morning of Tuesday. The others accused have been identified as Md. Sahin Alam (23) from Bangladesh and Robiul Islam (35) from Birbhum in West Bengal.

The three arrested, hailing from Bangladesh reportedly took shelter in India to escape arrest and were further were involved in recruitment and collection of funds for organisation. The accused will be produced in court on Tuesday.

CHINA EQ

MAJOR EARTHQUAKES RATTLE CHINA: 11 DEAD, 122 INJURED

ANM News Desk: 11 people died while 122 others were injured in two fatal earthquakes in China. A 6.0 magnitude earthquake hit Changing County at Yibin on Monday. Meanwhile another 5.3 magnitude earthquake rattled it on Tuesday. Rescue efforts are continuing in the area.

CHINA

THE ANCIENT REMEDY OF ACUPUNCTURE TO GRADUALLY SPREAD ITS ROOT IN INDIA

Monisha Mondal, Kolkata: ANM News was present to witness the auspicious Seminar on Indian Medical Mission To China and Sino-India Relations. The seminar was organised by The Consulate General of PR China at the office of the Chinese Consulate in Kolkata. Experts from China were present to elaborate the effectiveness of Acupuncture at a reasonable cost and to spread its availability in India.

 Acupuncture has a clearly recorded history of about 2,000 years but some claim that it has been practiced in China for some 4,000 years.

WEIDONG

CHINA APPOINTS SUN WEIDONG AS NEW ENVOY TO INDIA

ANM News Desk: China has appointed veteran diplomat Sun Weidong, an expert in South Asian affairs and worked closely with External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar during his tenure as Ambassador in Beijing, as its new envoy to India.

BRICKLANE

A TASTE OF INDIA AND BANGLADESH ON THE STREETS OF LONDON

Avijit Nandi Majumdar, Editor-in-Chief: ANM News is at the Brick Lane in London which has rows of restaurant with Indian and Bangladeshi cuisine. Basically, if one comes down the Brick Lane it feels like they have come to Kolkata. There’s even a store name written in Bengali which is bent to give one a wave of homesickness. As we keep on walking, it seems like India and Bangladesh all around.

HASINA

PM SHEIKH HASINA URGES FOR PRECAUTIONARY MEASURES

ANM News Desk: Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina who is visiting London for official reasons has urged the concerned authorities to take all precautionary measures ahead of cyclone Fani. The cyclone is slated to hit the coastal belt of Bangladesh soon. The maritime ports have been told to hoist danger signals when needed as round the clock monitoring continues.

CHINA BUS_ENG

TOURIST BUS CATCHES FIRE: 26 KILLED, 28 INJURED

ANM News Desk: A tourist bus caught fire in the Hunan province of China leading to the death of atleast 26 people while 28 others were injured. The bus caught fire at a highway in the city of Changde.

There were about 53 passengers, 2 drivers and a tour guide in the bus.

The cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained.

DALAI LAMA

DALAI LAMA’S SUCCESSOR MAY BE FOUND IN INDIA

ANM News Desk: Spiritual Leader, Dalai Lama stated that there were possibilities of his successor to be chosen from India. He also mentioned that a successor chosen by China would neither be trusted nor respected.

The Tibetan tradition says that the Dalai Lama reincarnates after his death – and the new person is appointed his successor. China, however, claims it has the authority to decide who succeeds the religious leader. China considers the 14th Dalai Lama to be a separatist promoting an independent Tibetan state.

The Dalai had mentioned that he refused to go to China while it remained under Communist rule as there was ‘no freedom’.

MASOOD AZHAR

INDIA NOT TO NEGOTIATE WITH CHINA ON AZHAR’S BAN

ANM News Desk: Indian Government stated that it would not go for any negotiation or make deal with the Chinese Government to gain its support on imposing UN’s sanctions on JeM’s Chief Masood Azhar.

India stated that it will continue to be patient but not rest till the sanction is finalized.

China had again blocked the move to blacklist Azhar but India is determined to achieve the feat  which will result in Masood Azhar facing asset freeze, travel ban and arms embargo.

MASOOD AZHAR

CHINA PREVENTS AZHAR’S BLACKLISTING

ANM News Desk: China has yet again blocked the UNSC committee from  blacklisting Masood Azhar as a global terrorist by putting a ‘technical hold’ on the proposal.

The technical hold is valid for up to six months and it can be again extended by up to three months.

China argued that the Pulwama terror attack had taken place in the Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir.

China, a permanent member of UNSC had previously prevented the sanctions committee from banning Azhar in 2016 and 2017.