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SHAH FAESAL TO LAUNCH POLITICAL PARTY

Yawar Shafi, Srinagar: Former IAS Officer Shah Faesal is set to launch his own Political Party today in Srinagar. The party has been named as Jammu Kashmir Political Movement. Around 10000 people are likely to participate in the launching ceremony.

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5 DEAD, 8 INJURED IN RAMBAN ROAD ACCIDENT

Sham Sunder, Srinagar: Five persons, including a child and two women, died and eight others were injured in a road accident in Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday.

Reports said a passenger cab skidded off the road and plunged into a deep gorge on Chanderkoot-Rajgarh link road today morning.

They said five passengers, including two women and a child, died on the spot while eight others were injured.

An official said the injured were rushed to district hospital Ramban where the condition of some of them is stated to be critical.

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ELECTION RACE BEGINS AS BJP HELD PARTY WORKERS CONVENTION IN SRINAGAR

Yawar Shafi, Srinagar: As the Lok Sabha election is going to hit the track shortly, on other side Bharatiya Janata Party Jammu and Kashmir organised a party workers’ convention at Sheri Kashmir Park, Srinagar.

Party workers from different districts of the Kashmir valley participated in the convention. The main aim of the convention was to strengthen ground for the upcoming Parliamentary election in the state. The BJP’s National Vice-president, Avinash Rai Khanna, said that the BJP has done all-over development not for only a particular region but of the whole country.

“The Prime Minister’s vision is to develop Jammu and Kashmir state as a tourist hub, and the rush of tourism that will follow will give direct benefit to everyone in the state,” Khanna said.

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KASHMIR STANDSTILL OVER SHUTDOWN CALL

Yawar Shafi, Srinagar: Life in Kashmir Valley remains on standstill over shutdown call given by Unified Separatist Group under the banner of JRL.

Joint amalgam (JRL), comprising of Hurriyat patriarch Syed Ali Geelani, Hurriyat Conference (M) chairperson Mirwaiz Umer Farooq and Yasin Malik on Thursday asked the people to observe shutdown against the arrest spree, ban on socio/religious organization Jamat-I-Islami, attempts to tinker with hereditary state subject law and detention of Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) cadres under Public Safety Act.

Reports said that authorities have imposed restrictions in Maisuma, Rainawari, Khanyar, MR Gunj and Safa Kadal areas of Srinagar city. Hurriyat (M) chairperson and Kashmir’s chief cleric Mirwaiz Umer Farooq has been placed under house arrest at his Nigeen residence.

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ONE WAY TRAFFIC FOR STRANDED VEHICLE ALLOWED ON JAMMU SRINAGAR NATIONAL HIGHWAY

Yawar Shafi, Srinagar: Jammu Srinagar National Highway has been partially thrown open for only one way vehicular movement as that too for only stranded vehicles.

“All stranded vehicles heading towards Srinagar are being allowed. A decision to allow traffic towards Jammu will be taken only later. Our main aim right now is to completely decongest the highway,” the official said.

One-way traffic was scheduled to move normally from Srinagar to Jammu on Wednesday, however, bottlenecks and temporary blockades since Tuesday hindered all vehicles headed for the valley to cross the Jawahar Tunnel on time.

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KASHMIR’S JEI BANNED BY CENTRAL GOVERNMENT

Yawar Shafi, Srinagar: Union government of India has banned Jama’at-e-Islami Jammu Kashmir under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act for five years.

A notification on the ban was issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) after a high-level meeting on security, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

It said the politico-religious group was indulging in activities prejudicial to internal security and public order is alleged to be involved in anti-national and subversive activities in the country and is in close touch with militant outfits.

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PAKISTAN SPY APPREHENDED IN PUNJAB

Shivam Mukherjee, ANM News: An alleged Pakistan spy has been apprehended from Ferozepur area in Punjab. He was trying to photograph a Border Security Force (BSF) installation in the city. The BSF personnel recovered a phone, sim card and a camera from his possession.

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SPECIAL: WITHDRAWAL OF SECURITY COVER TO SEPARATIST: WHO IS MIRWAIZ UMAR FAROOQ?

Yawar Shafi, Srinagar: After the deadly attack on CRPF convoy with IED in which 49 CRPF men have lost their lives, the Centre took a tough decision of withdrawing security cover to 5 separatist leaders including moderate separatist and All Parties Hurriyat Conference Chairman Mirwaiz Muhammad Umar Farooq.

ANM News started to dig deep and investigate about Mirwaiz Umar Farooq.

Mirwaiz Mohammad Umar Farooq, born 23 March 1973, is the Mirwaiz (Chief priest) of Kashmir and a Kashmiri separatist leader. He is the chairman of the Awami Action Committee, one of the two key factions of the All Parties Hurriyat Conference, a “grassroots coalition” of Separatist.

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HASEEB MUGHAL IS NEW SSP SRINAGAR, MASSIVE RESHUFFLE IN J&K POLICE DEPARTMENT

Yawar Shafi, Srinagar: The State Administration has made enormous changes in Jammu and Kashmir Police department ahead of the announcement of Lok Sabha polls, which will pave way for model code of conduct.

At the outset, SSP Srinagar Imtiyaz Ismail Parray has been transferred and posted as officer on special duty with Advisor to Governor Vijay Kumar. Dr Mohd Haseeb Mughal has been posted as the new Srinagar police chief, said an order issued by the home department.

Shailendra Kumar Mishra awaiting orders of posting in PHQ, is posted as Commandant IR 7th Battalion (Ambgrota) against an available vacancy. Rahul Malik, SSP, Security, J&K is transferred and posted as SSP, Bandipora in place of Sheikh Zulfikar Azad.

Gurinderpal Singh, SP (West) Srinagar is transferred and posted as SP, Kulgam vice Harmeet Singh Mehta. Sandeep Gupta, Additional SP, Domana is transferred and posted as Additional SP, Anantnag vice Farooq Qesor Malik.

Shakti Kumar Pathak, (JKPS: 1999), SSP, Traffic (NHW) is transferred and posted as SSP, Kishtwar vice Rajinder Kumar Gupta. Abdul Qayoom, AIG (CIV), PHQ is transferred and posted as SSP, Baramulla vice Imtiyaz Hussain Mir.

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JT AVALANCHE UPDATE: STATE ADMINISTRATION ANNOUNCED EX GRATIA

Yawar Shafi, Srinagar: The Government has, on the directions of Governor Satya Pal Malik, announced ex-gratia of Rs 5 lakh each for the next of kin of those killed in snow avalanches and shooting stones at various places across the State during the recent.

Earlier, 8 Cops were killed in a massive avalanche that stuck Jammu Srinagar National Highway at Jawahar Tunnel while as two rest others were rescued alive. The combing rescue efforts were on for two days.