MALLYA

VIJAY MALLYA CALLS OUT GOVERNMENT FOR ‘DISCRIMINATION’ TOWARDS JET AIRWAYS

ANM News Desk:  The crisis-struck Jet Airways is on brink of closure and fugitive Vijay Mallya was quick to point out the alleged ‘discrimination’ of the government adding that they had bailed out Air India using public funds. Mallya had earlier blamed banks for allowing “India’s finest airline” to shutdown adding that Kingfisher too could have been bailed out by lenders. He expressed sympathy towards Naresh and Neeta Goyal stating that many airlines had bitten dust in India. 

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VIOLENCE IN CENTRAL JAIL: TOP POLICE, CIVIL ADMINISTRATION RUSHED TO SPOT. INTERNET SNAPPED DOWN IN SRINAGAR

Yawar Shafi, Srinagar: Following the violent clashes and scuffle between inmates and jail staff at Central Jail in Srinagar, Senior Police officials including DIG (Central Kashmir Range), SSP Srinagar and Deputy Commissioner Srinagar have rushed to the spot to assess what exactly has happened and in effort to tackle with any unease state of affairs in terms of law and order situation.

Meanwhile, two inmates were reportedly injured and at least three barracks and a building suffered damages amid number of “gas cylinder blasts” inside Srinagar’s fortified central jail following massive protests by prison inmates.

The authorities have imposed restrictions in old city parts here and snapped down mobile internet services in entire Srinagar, while as speed has been reduced in Anantnag and Kulgam districts.

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CONGRESS DEMANDS REMOVAL OF RAJASTHAN GOVERNOR OVER MCC VIOLATION

ANM News Desk: The Congress has demanded the removal of Rajasthan Governor Kalyan Singh over the violation of the Model Code of Conduct (MCC).

The Election Commission had wrote to President Ramnath Kovind pointing out the violation.  The President had then forwarded it to the Central Government.

Kalyan Singh, while addressing BJP workers in Aligarh, had stated that Narendra Modi should become the Prime Minister again. Since the MCC has been implemented and Singh holds a constitutional position, the EC had referred the matter to President Kovind.

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TOP BJP LEADERS TO CAMPAIGN IN KERALA

ANM News Desk: Top BJP leaders will will be campaigning for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections in Kerala. Union Ministers Smriti Irani and R.K. Singh will arrive in Kerala on April 9. Sushma Swaraj will arriveon April 11, Rajnath Singh on April 13, Nitin Gadkari on April 15, Nirmala Sitharaman on April 16, Piyush Goyal on April 19 and Muktar Abbas Naqvi on April 20 and UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on April 21.

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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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SOLDIER SHOT HIMSELF DEAD IN NORTH KASHMIR

Yawar Shafi, Srinagar: An Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) personnel shot himself dead at town hall in Kunzer of North Kashmir’s Baramulla on Saturday.

The trooper’s body was found lying in a pool of blood in his room. An official said that the trooper committed suicide by shooting self with his service rifle.

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UNSC PASSES RESOLUTION AGAINST TERROR FINANCING

ANM News Desk: The UNSC has unanimously passed a resolution according to which members have to enforce laws against terror financing. Nations failing to do so will face U.N. Sanctions.

U.N. counter-terrorism chief Vladimir Voronkov stated that the first-of-its-kind resolution was necessary as terrorists were getting financial support through both legal and illegal means.

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YASIN MALIK ARRESTED IN SRINAGAR

Yawar Shafi, Srinagar: Senior Seperatist leader and Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front chairperson Muhammad Yasin Malik was detained Friday night amid indications of a wider crackdown on Separatist leadership in Jammu and Kashmir.

Reports said that the police has also launched a massive crackdown on Jama’at-e-Islami leadership across the valley.Police and paramilitary forces have been put on high alert.

The action comes eight days after the terror attack on a CRPF convoy in Pulwama, in which 49 personnel were killed.

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WEATHER TO SHOW POSITIVE SIGNS FROM TODAY IN J&K

Yawar Shafi, Srinagar: The local MeT department has predicted improvement in weather from today after two days of snowfall and heavy rain.

“Weather is likely to improve in from today afternoon. Dry weath eris expected to continue till February 25,” a department official said.

The minimum temperature in Srinagar was recorded at 1.0 degrees Celsius, while in Pahalgam and Gulmarg it was minus 1.1 and minus 6.4, respectively.

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ARUN JAITLEY TO RESUME CHARGE OVER FINANCE MINISTRY

ANM News Desk: Union minister Arun Jaitley will likely resume charge as the Finance Minister today.

He returned from the US last week after undergoing medical treatment as he was diagnosed with soft tissue cancer.