first_imgNew Delhi: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) is questioning Anees-ul-Islam, son of separatist leader Altaf Ahmed Shah, now lodged in Delhi’s Tihar Central Jail, in its investigation into terror funding. A senior NIA official told IANS: “Islam was summoned to appear before the NIA.” Islam is the grandson of Hurriyat Conference leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani, who advocates Jammu and Kashmir’s merger with Pakistan. Islam’s father is married to Geelani’s daughter. Also Read – How a psychopath killer hid behind the mask of a devout laity! The NIA arrested Islam’s father in 2017. It registered a case of terror funding for the violence in the Kashmir Valley in May and July 2017. Besides Shah, the agency has arrested Aftab Hilali Shah alias Shahid-ul-Islam, Ayaz Akbar Khandey, Farooq Ahmad Dar alias Bitta Karate, Nayeem Khan, Altaf Ahmad Shah, Raja Mehrajuddin Kalwal and Bashir Ahmad Bhat alias Peer Saifullah. Shahid-ul-Islam is an aide of the Mirwaiz while Khandey is the spokesperson for the Geelani-led Hurriyat Conference.last_img read more

Spirit of Christmas festival in Bragg Creek by News Staff Posted Dec 13, 2014 3:21 pm MDT AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email ‘Tis the season for celebration west of Calgary!A festival continues Sunday in Bragg Creek from noon until 4:00 p.m.Organizer Marina Cook says it is the perfect time to get into the spirit of Christmas.“Everything is free of charge, it’s sponsored by local merchants, the Chamber of Commerce, Alberta Fire and Flood, the Gardner community, so we try and make it so families can come out and the only cost is going to be their gas to get here”, she said.Cook adds with the snow it will look like a magical winter wonderland, complete with a visit from Ol’ Saint Nick and Anna and Olaf from Frozen!More details are listed here. read more