SRINAGAR ARMY_ENG

ARMY PAYS ACCOLADE TO SOLDIER KILLED IN PULWAMA OPERATION

Yawar Shafi, Srinagar: Army paid a tribute to Sepoy Sandeep who was killed during Counter Militant operation on 16 May 2019 at Village Delipura of Pulwama District, wherein three Jaish militants were gunned down.

In a solemn ceremony at BB Cantt, Lt Gen KJS Dhillon, Chinar Corps Commander and all ranks paid homage to the soldier. In a show of solidarity, representatives from other security agencies also joined in to pay their last respects to the soldier.

Sepoy Sandeep, sustained bullet injuries during a fierce operation at Village

KASHMIR

BJP DEMANDS SECURITY FOR POLITICAL ACTIVISTS IN KASHMIR

Yawar Shafi, Srinagar: BJP’s  Kashmir wing staged protest in Srinagar to press authorities for providing security cover to political activists in the Valley.

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NATION’S HERO ABHINANDAN IS BACK IN ACTION

By a Staff Reporter: Hero of the Sky, Wing commander Abhinandan is back in action after treatment and the entire nation is happy to see him.

He was greeted on the first day at Srinagar air base (1 wing Air Force) by his uniformed cadres as they cheered him on for his heroic efforts.

“These photographs are not for you but for your families. I have not been able to meet them in person. I am here because of their prayers and those of many,” Abhinandan is heard saying in the video.

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10.32 PERCENT VOTING RECORDED IN KULGAM: J&K CEO

Yawar Shafi, Srinagar: The second leg of three-phase polling for south Kashmir’s Anantnag Parliamentary constituency of Kulgam district concluded with a total voter turnout of 10.32 per cent, Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) J&K, Shailendra Kumar informed to Media.

Addressing a press conference at Banquet Hall in Srinagar, the CEO informed that the overall percentage recorded in the district during Kulgam polling was 10.3 per cent with the highest in Noorabad segment, recording at 20.58 per cent.

He said that for the smooth polling across the district, 433 polling stations was set up out of which 20 were model polling stations. Moreover 4 all women polling stations were also setup across the district.

YASIN MALIK

J&K HC DISMISSES YASIN MALIK’S APPEAL TO SHIFT HIS CASES TO SRINAGAR

Yawar Shafi, Srinagar: J&K High Court dismisses appeal by Yasin Malik to shift trial of 30 year old murder and kidnapping cases against him to Srinagar. Path has been cleared for trial in Jammu CBI Court which will begin soon. Advocate Monica Kohli led the arguments from CBI against Malik.

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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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ELECTION SPECIAL: 12 CANDIDATES IN FRAY FOR SRINAGAR LS SEAT

Yawar Shafi, Srinagar: The District Commissioner Srinagar who is also holding the charge of Returning Officer, Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary, said 12 candidates are in fray for the constituency now.

On the last day of withdrawal of candidature, no nomination was withdrawn by any candidate in the Srinagar Parliamentary Constituency.

The candidates in the fray includes:

Sheikh Khalid Jehangir of (Bharatiya Janata Party),

Aga Syed Mohsin of (J&K Peoples Democratic Party),

Abdul Rashid Ganie of (J&K National Panthers Party),

Dr Farooq Abdullah of (Jammu and Kashmir National Conference),

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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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DISQUALIFY AKBAR’S CANDIDATURE, LODGE FIR AGAINST HIM: BJP

Yawar Shafi, Srinagar: Its not for the first time when senior National Conference leader and Parliamentarian candidate from Baramulla Muhammad Akbar Lone remained top on the news headlines.

Akbar Lone’s recent statement has hit the hard while saying that whosoever will hurl abuse on Pakistan I will abuse them 10 times more in return.

Pertinently, Post this statement State Unit of Bhartiya Janta Party demands stern action against him. BJP Leader M. M War said that an FIR should be registered against Lone.

SHAH FAESAL_ENG

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.