Sunday, 27 November, 2022
TopicCross-border terrorism

Topic: Cross-border terrorism

‘Couriers’ for Pakistan-based Khalistan ‘terror racket’— what’s known of 4 men arrested in Karnal

In 5am operation Thursday, police nabbed 4 men from Punjab in car containing IEDs and arms. Pakistan-based Khalistan ‘terrorist’ Harvinder Singh ‘Rinda’ is suspected handler, police say.

‘Faceless hybrid terrorists’: How Pakistani groups create unrest in Kashmir, according to NIA

NIA says new cadres being inducted don't have a record with police or intelligence agencies, and are locals. They carry out attacks and then mingle with populace.

Killing gunmen easy, Kashmir’s ‘white collar terrorists’ a threat, says Army’s Chinar Corps chief

In interview, Lt Gen. Pandey says it is important to identify correct disease and malaise for sustainable peace and stability in Kashmir, and not end up just treating the symptom.

NIA asks Germany to help track Indian collaborators of Sikh ‘terror operative’ Multani

Security agencies in December had intercepted a series of calls in which Multani was allegedly heard discussing smuggling of arms & ammunition from across the border, for attacks in India.

Most important challenge now is terrorism, particularly cross-border, says Venkaiah Naidu

In an address at the virtual meet of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu called for combating the menace under a collective approach.

Pakistan minister says we entered India and killed them, Pulwama was a success

Fawad Chaudhry’s statement comes when Pakistan has narrowly escaped being blacklisted by Financial Action Task Force. NIA charge sheet for Pulwama mentions Pakistan’s involvement.

Use of tech, new security grid in Kashmir ‘substantially’ cut infiltration from Pakistan

According to official figures, 27 terrorists have infiltrated into India so far this year, as against 130 in 2019 and 129 in 2018.

Govt working on surrender policy for Kashmir youth joining terror groups, Army officer says

Lt Gen. B.S. Raju says the Army is working more on ensuring surrender rather than going for straight killings as it ‘gives us no pleasure to kill young boys who have picked up arms’.

No ‘major’ build-up at LoC but Pakistan pushing new Chinese-made assault rifles into Kashmir

Security forces have recovered EMEI Type 97 NSR rifles, manufactured by Chinese firm Norinco, which they believe were dropped into J&K through drones.

SAARC members turn down Pakistan’s proposal to host summit meeting pending since 2016

At a virtual SAARC Council of Ministers meet, India's External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar says cross-border terrorism is still a challenge for the grouping.

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The Fitbit Versa 4 and Sense 2 are good options for fitness fiends who want a smartwatch for fitness tracking only, while Garmin is great for extreme sports enthusiasts.
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GameFi is revolutionising global NFT market. Here’s how crypto regulations could shape it

GameFi is the intersection of gaming and finance in an environment driven by use of blockchain, non-fungible tokens and smart contracts.

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Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.