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MUMMIFIED MICE FOUND IN EGYPTIAN TOMB

ANM News Desk: Mummified mice have been found in a recently discovered  tomb belonging to a husband and wife in Egypt. The burial chamber was located after authorities came across a group of robbers attempting to dig into a land of archaeological importance.

The tomb dates back to the Greek era of Egyptian history and is thought to be about 2,000 years old.

Egypt’s ministry of antiquities stated that the remains also include a mummified eagle, falcon, ibex, dogs and cats.

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WORLD’S LARGEST AIRCRAFT TAKES MAIDEN FLIGHT

ANM News Desk: The world’s largest aircraft, with two fuselages and six Boeing 747 engines has made its maiden flight in California. The white airplane called Roc, built by Stratolaunch Systems Corp flew successfully across the Mojave desert on April 13. It is designed to carry and drop a rocket into space that would in turn  ignite to deploy satellites.

The aircraft’s wing span is longer than a football field, or about 1.5 times than that of an Airbus A380. It hit a top speed of 304 kilometers per hour and reached an altitude of 17,000 feet.

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ANM NEWS SPECIAL: SPRING FESTIVAL IN SRINAGAR

Yawar Shafi, Srinagar: Spring festival in Srinagar has its unique identity. With its almond trees in full bloom and its range of amusements from food stalls, singing, painting, a selfie zone and magic shows to a display of the art and heritage of Kashmir, the historic, sprawling Badamwari Garden in Shehre-e-Khaas has been a major draw for nature lovers this season.

Situated in the foothills of Koh-e-Maran, the sparkling clean environs of the 400 Kanal garden provided a soothing experience to visitors to the spring festival celebrated in the Badamwari last month.

Although the garden is open throughout the year, March brings a huge rush of visitors here to partake of the beauty of the almond bloom, which this year lasted from March 10 till March 31.

“It is only for 15 days in a year that we see the bloom of almonds,” said tourist Manoj Kumar. “This garden is like a piece of heaven on earth. It was one of the most beautiful sights I have ever seen.”

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ANM NEWS SPECIAL: NEGATIVE PUBLICITY AFFECTS KASHMIR TOURISM

Yawar Shafi, Srinagar: As the entire country has geared up for general elections other side of the story shows how tourism affects these days in Kashmir.

When ANM News contacted tour and travel operators, one among them said that National Media should not give negative touch to Kashmir as according to him most of the news channel are on the same track.

“Though upcoming elections will affect the tourism in Kashmir, however I appeal news channels not to show “Fabricated” and “False” story over Kashmir, Kashmir is safe and will be safe for tourists,” Hafiz Shalla, tour and travel operator said.

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ANM NEWS SPECIAL: VALLEY BLOOMS

Yawar Shafi,Srinagar: Almond trees are in full blossom due to summer-like weather conditions in Kashmir valley, where very heavy snow was experienced this winter as compared to previous years.

However, for the past few years, farmers are cutting almond trees and replacing them with apple and other fruits trees, claiming that they are not getting proper returns.

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JOE RUSSO TO VISIT INDIA PRIOR AVENGERS: ENDGAME RELEASE

Amarnath, Mumbai: Avengers: Endgame is the most awaited film in the MCU series. It is scheduled to be released on April 26th this year.

Joe Russo of the Russo Brothers duo will be visiting India on April ahead of his Asia-Pacific tour. Marvel fans are rejoicing over the director’s visit to the country prior to Avengers:Endgame’s release.

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ONE WAY TRAFFIC ALLOWED ON JAMMU SRINAGAR NATIONAL HIGHWAY

Yawar Shafi, Srinagar: The Jammu-Srinagar highway was restored for one-way traffic on Tuesday after it remained closed for several hours, a traffic official said.

Landslides at Khanpora outside Bannihal blocked the highway on Monday and it was not until 10 p.m. that the clearance operation was over.

“All stranded vehicles were then allowed to move to decongest the road. Traffic will move one-way from Srinagar to Jammu today,” he added.

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NASA AND ISRO TO COLLABORATE SOON

ANM News Desk: Former NASA administrator major general Charles Frank Bolden Jr. stated that the US was interested on working with India for its manned space mission programme. He added that ISRO had been engaging with multiple participants to collaborate on the mission.

A.S. Kiran Kumar, Chairman of Physical Research Laboratory of ISRO stated that the working relationship between NASA and ISRO had acquired an energetic dimension.

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RELIANCE INFRASTRUCTURE WINS CONTRACT TO BUILD AIRPORT

ANM News Desk: Anil Ambani’s Reliance infrastructure won a contract from the Airport Authority of India enabling them to build a new airport at Hirasar, in Rajkot district of Gujarat.

The contract is worth Rs 648 crore, while the airport is to be built at a cost of over Rs 1,400 crore.

The airport will be constructed near the National Highway 8B, around 36 km from the existing Rajkot Airport.

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A FIRST FOR INDIA: ELECTRIC BUSES IN HYDERABAD STREETS

ANM News Desk: For the first time in India, Telangana State Road Transport Corporation took a step towards a greener pollution-free country by inaugurating its first fleet of 40 electric buses.

The buses were launched from Miyapur depot,Hyderabad and will ferry people to the Hyderabad International Airport from various locations in the city.

Named eBuzz K9, the AC buses will be able to accommodate 39 +1 driver.  Charged to the capacity for 4 hours, the single electric bus will be able to travel more than 250 km at a stretch.