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.

BORDER-ENG

SMART FENCING PROJECT INITIATED FOR ASSAM’S INDO-BANGLA BORDER

ANM News Desk: Rajnath Singh will inaugurate a smart fencing project in the Indo-Bangladesh border which will bridge the 44 km riverine border in the Brahmaputra in Dhubri in western Assam.

The Ministry of Home Affairs has sanctioned Rs 5 crores for a similar gate like Wagha on the Indian side which will be beneficiary for the BSF and keep a check on the illegal infiltration and cross border crimes.

MASOOD AZHAR

INTERNATIONAL FORUM PROPOSES BAN ON AZHAR

ANM News Desk: The US, UK and France have issued a fresh proposal in the 15-nation UNSC to designate Pakistan-based terror group JeM chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist, a listing that will subject him to a global travel ban, asset freeze and arms embargo. The proposal submitted has to be reviewed within 10 working days.

BONSAI_ENG

400 YEAR OLD BONSAI STOLEN: DESPERATE OWNER POSTS CARE INSTRUCTIONS ON FACEBOOK

ANM News Desk: Fuyumi Iimura has a message for those who broke into her family’s expansive garden outside Tokyo and struck off with a small fortune to value some of the planet’s most beautiful bonsai trees:

“Please water them.”

For a period of several nights, a team of bonsai banditers stole the craze in Iimura’s collection, considered one of the most exquisite existing.

She mourned for her 400 year old bonsai tree ‘Shimpaku’ and said that it needed extreme care and couldn’t survivr a week without water.

INDIA CHINA

CHINA AGAINST MODI’S ARUNACHAL VISIT: BJP DISMISSES OPPOSITION

ANM News Desk: China’s foreign ministry condemned Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the disputed north-eastern border state of Arunachal Pradesh, saying it “resolutely opposes” activities by Indian leaders in the region.

Modi’s visit was part of a series of public meetings in the region aimed at garnering support for his Bharatiya Janata Party ahead of elections due by May.

Despite recent efforts to improve bilateral ties in both countries, disputes over the mountainous Indo-China border – which triggered a war in 1962 – and the region that China claims as southern Tibet have remained a sensitive issue.

MAMATA TAGA

MAMATA GOVERNMENT WELCOMES JAPAN TO ONCE TATA LAND

Avijit Nandi Majumdar, Editor-in-Chief: After showing the door to Tatas, chief minister Mamata Banerjee has opened the door for the Japan. Riding on her pet agri-based industry concept, Japan and West Bengal government have jointly build a state of art cold storage in Singur. The facility, according to Masayuki Taga, Japan’s top diplomat in eastern region, is one of it’s kind in the state.

AUTOMATIC TRACTOR

CHINA AIMS BIG IN AGRICULTURAL SECTOR

ANM News Desk: Brand new combine harvester can be seen buzzing up and down the fields of Eastern China without a driver on board, chopping golden rice stalks and offering a glimpse of what authorities say is the automated future of the nation’s huge agricultural sector.

The bright green prototype was operating last autumn during a trial of driverless farm equipment as the government pushes firms to develop within 7 years fully-automated machinery capable of planting, fertilizing and harvesting each of China’s staple crops i.e. rice, wheat and corn.