Thursday, 30 June, 2022
TopicAl-Qaeda

Topic: al-Qaeda

Khalistani extremism listed alongside al Qaeda, IS in Canada terror threat list

This is a first for the Justin Trudeau administration, which has often drawn censure from India for allegedly courting Khalistani radicals.

China still not willing to back India’s request for listing Masood Azhar as global terrorist

China communicated its position on Masood Azhar issue during the first India-China high-level meeting on bilateral security cooperation held Monday. 

From key Pakistani general to ISIS terrorist ‘killed’ in Jihad, the chilling saga of Shahid Aziz

An army cannot afford to allow so many ideologically motivated hardliners to rise to senior ranks and to freelance on behalf of their ideology after retirement.

Global Pulse: Enough of Trump says Republican Senator, al Qaeda goes ‘moderate’ to survive

Also there's no successor in sight to Xi Jinping, and Singapore has said no new cars will be added to its streets.

Police claim religious studies classes in UK prison radicalised ‘al-Qaeda operative’

Delhi Police Special Cell says Samiun Rahman, who was arrested Saturday, also went to Syria as a Human Aid volunteer, where he fought for al-Qaeda in Aleppo.

Pakistan’s ‘friendly terrorist’ Hafiz Saeed wants a political makeover

Hafiz Saeed’s move to launch Milli Muslim League Pakistan shows being the ‘friendly terrorist’ for the deep state is no longer enough

Before being killed, here are 8 times Osama bin Laden came really close to getting caught

In the first of the two-part essay, Adrian Levy and Cathy Scott-Clark, authors of the new book “The Exile: The Flight of Osama bin Laden”, list the number of close shaves that the al-Qaeda emir had with the authorities.

On Camera

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Representational image | Islam devotees offer Friday prayers during Ramadan, Patna, April 2022 | PTI

Quran says no one can limit others’ freedom. Udaipur killing violates Islam’s golden rule

Throughout history, Islamic scholars have uniformly agreed that respecting and obeying the law of the land is an essential aspect of faith.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.

Defence

The Indian Air Force logo | Commons

Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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