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SCIENTISTS DISCOVER BONES OF NEW CARNIVOROUS SPECIES

ANM News Desk: Scientists have discovered mysterious fossils of a carnivore in Africa. The species with with enormous fangs dates to nearly 22 million years ago and is being considered as one of the largest meat eating mammal. Researchers have named it as ‘Simbakubwa Kutokaafrika’, which translates to ‘Big Lion’. Scientists unearthed the lower jaw, teeth and other bones of the carnivore. The Kenyan creature was gigantic and could easily prey on elephant-sized herbivores of that time with its canines as big as that of ‘bananas’.

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MAN CAPTURES DEAD GRANDFATHER IN FAMILY HOME

ANM News Desk: Ghost Hunter Jason Griffith’s grandfather died more than two years ago, but since the unfortunate incident, his family has been experiencing paranormal incidents. Recently, while visiting his grandpa’s old house, where his uncle now lives, Griffiths snapped a photo he believes shows his grandfather, Alan Price peering out the kitchen window. Following the incident, Griffiths hired his friend Steven Richards, a fellow ghost hunter to investigate. The duo had reportedly felt a presence in the house and are willing to carry further researches.

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WORLD’S OLDEST SHIPWRECK UNEARTHED IN TURKEY

ANM News Desk: Archaeologists have found the world’s oldest shipwreck off the coast in Antalya, Turkey. Wrecks of the wooden boat are about 3,600 years old and was found after unearthing a trade vessel.

The boat, which contained 1.5 tonnes of copper bars, was found divers from Antalya University’s Underwater Research Department. Preliminary research suggests the copper came from mines on the island of Cyprus and was being transported to Aegean shores or the island of Crete in the Mediterranean Sea when the boat sank.

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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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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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WAYANAD TRIBALS REMAIN INDIFFERENT TO RAHUL GANDHI’S VISIT

ANM News Desk: Congress chief Rahul Gandhi shot Kerala’s Wayanad into the spotlight after he chose the constituency alongwith Amethi. However, the 18 percent tribal dwellers consider food, shelter and fighting elephant attacks as their priorities.

The Lok Sabha seat in Wayanad has two Assembly segments – Sultan Bathery and Mananthavadi – which are reserved for them.

The tribal women stated that they intended not to participate in the upcoming elections as it didn’t make a difference.

The staple food of the forest dwellers are meat and fruits, but the government, through various programmes, distribute items like milk powder and rice, forcing them to change their food habits.

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CAPITAL SAVES 258 MW ELECTRICITY DURING EARTH HOUR

ANM News Desk: The power distribution companies in Delhi have saved 258 megawatt electricity during the Earth hour observed on March 30th night.

Government and private institutions also took initiatives of switching off their appliances during the Earth Hour observed from 8.30 pm to 9.30 pm.

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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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FOOD DELIVERY COMPANIES TO SOON GO BIO-FRIENDLY

ANM News Desk: Food Delivery Companies have been instructed to ban the use of plastic cutleries with the deadline of about a week. The step will be taken to encourage customers to use their own cutleries and reusables.

Various companies including Zomato are gradually coming up with biodegradable packaging. Swiggy has set up Swiggy Packaging Assist to introduce restaurants to a variety of packaging material.