SHARK

WOMAN GETS BITTEN TWICE BY A SHARK DURING A SWIM IN HAWAII

ANM News desk: A woman was taken to a hospital Tuesday after being bitten twice by a shark while swimming in Hawaii.

The woman, 27, was reported to be in “good health” and was expected to be released after a shark bit her while she was swimming Kealakekua Bay on the Big Island’s western side, leaving her with injuries to her lower back and right hip area.

Police officials stated that witnesses described the shark as having a gray tip and it was possibly a 6-foot black-tip reef shark.

JK

OPPOSITION PARTIES DEMAND RELEASE OF LEADERS UNDER DETENTION IN J&K

ANM News Desk: Opposition parties, including the Congress, the Trinamool Congress and the DMK, protested on August 22 to demand the release of political leaders under detention in Jammu and Kashmir.

Congress leader P Chidambaram’s son Karti Chidambaram also joined the protest at Jantar Mantar.

TRUMP

OTHER NATIONS HAVE TO FIGHT TERRORISTS IN AFGHANISTAN AT SOME POINT OF TIME: TRUMP

ANM News Desk: US President Donald Trump states on Wednesday that countries like India, Iran, Russia and Turkey would have to fight against terrorists in Afghanistan at some point of time, claiming that the job against terrorist is being done only by the United States.

Trump claimed that other nations currently are making very less efforts against the terrorists in Afghanistan.

He went on to state that the US was fighting terrorists in Afghanistan despite being 7,000 miles away while India and Pakistan were not doing so even after being next door.

HIMACHAL FLOOD

DEATH TOLL CONTINUES TO RISE IN NORTHERN INDIA DUE TO FLOODS

ANM News Desk: Northern part of the country continues to reel under heavy rain and flood. In Uttarakhand, death toll in Mori subdivision of Uttarkashi district has risen to 12 whereas 5 people are missing.

After visiting the disaster affected areas, Secretary, Disaster Management, Amit Negi stated that in Dehradun that rainfall has caused a loss of around 100 crore rupees in the state till now.

Meanwhile, in Himachal Pradesh, death toll has risen to 25. Chamba , Kullu, Shimla , Sirmaur and Solan districts are the worst hit. More than 800 roads are closed and hundreds of vehicles are stranded in Lahaul Spiti due to unexpected snowfall which triggered landslides.

CHANDRAYAAN

CHANDRAYAAN 2 TO ENTER THE MOON’S ORBIT

ANM News Desk: A significant milestone for India’s Moon mission, ISRO will fire Chandrayaan2’s liquid engine on August 20 by 9:30 am to insert the spacecraft into a lunar orbit.

Following this, there will be further four orbit manoeuvres to make the spacecraft enter into its final orbit passing over the lunar poles at a distance of about 100 km from Moon’s surface, ISRO has said.

ANM NEWS_VULTURE

FAMILY CAN’T VISIT HOME DUE TO VOMITING VULTURES

ANM News Desk: A New York couple’s luxurious vacation house in Florida has been taken over by dozens of black vultures that are vomiting and defecating everywhere.

The Palm Beach Post reports the Casimano family can’t even visit the $702,000 home they purchased earlier this year in the Ibis Golf and Country Club.

Siobhan Casimano described the smell as “like a thousand rotting corpses.” The vultures have destroyed screen enclosures and have overtaken the pool and barbecue. The few times the family has visited, they’ve had to park their car in the garage to avoid the birds pecking at them with their beaks.

MODI

BHUTAN HAS UNDERSTOOD THE SPIRIT OF HARMONY, TOGETHERNESS AND COMPASSION: PM MODI

ANM News Desk: Addressing the students at Royal University of Bhutan in Thimpu on Sunday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi praised the country’s understanding of the essence of happiness.

Modi also said India and Bhutan’s history, culture and spiritual traditions have created unique and deep bonds between both the nation and its people. “It is natural that the people of Bhutan and India experience great attachment to each other, as we are close not just due to our geography,” he added.

AMIT SHAH

COMPLAINT FILED CONGRESS WORKER FOR ALLEGED DEFAMATORY REMARKS AGAINST AMIT SHAH

ANM News Desk: A complaint has been filed against Congress Councilor Yasmin Kidwai on Saturday for allegedly making defamatory remarks against Union Home Minister Amit Shah.

The complaint has been filed Bhartiya Janata Yuva Morcha National Secretary Impreet Singh Bakshi referencing a tweet posted by Kidwai on August 10.

The complainant said in a letter to Delhi Police Commissioner alleged that ‘sole motive of such derogatory and defamatory statement issued by accused Yasmin Kidwai is to gain limelight since she is defaming the Home Minister’.

KASHMIR

RESTRICTIONS TO EASE IN VALLEY: LANDLINES PARTIALLY RESTORED, MOBILE PHONES, INTERNET, BROADBAND STILL OFF TRACK

Yawar Shafi, Srinagar: Taking a big decision on Friday, the administration of Jammu Kashmir said that they will ease curbs across the Valley subject to situation and Law & Order. J&K government said that as things stand, 12 of the 22 districts of the state are functioning normally with some limited night-time restrictions in five of these. The measure put in place have ensured that there has been not a single loss of life or serious injuries to any one during the course of maintaining peace and order. And, further, it is expected that over the next few days, as the restrictions get eased, life in Jammu and Kashmir will become completely normal and this is already visible on the roads which has seen steady return of regular traffic.

Briefing the situation, Chief Secretary B V R Subrahmanyam said that Government offices have been made fully functional from Friday. Telecom connectivity will be gradually restored in a phased manner, keeping in mind the constant threat posed by militant organizations in using mobile connectivity to organize terror actions. And, the governments focus is on the earliest return to normalcy while ensuring that militant forces are given no opportunity to wreak havoc as in the past”.

ARUN JAITLEY

ARUN JAITLEY CONTINUES TO BE IN CRITICAL HEALTH

ANM News Desk: Former finance minister Arun Jaitley who was admitted to AIIMS on August 9, continues to be in critical condition. Arun Jaitley President Ram Nath Kovind, Union Home Minister Amit Shah and UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath visited AIIMS on Friday to enquire about the health condition of former finance minister Arun Jaitley, who is stated to be “critical”.