Thursday, 7 July, 2022

Topic: FATF

China does it again. Stops India-US move for UN sanctions on top Lashkar terrorist in Pakistan

It was under Abdul Rehman Makki’s leadership that the LeT masterminded and executed 26/11, besides other attacks in Delhi and Jammu and Kashmir.

Don’t fear crypto or digital currencies, let India’s young ride the online services boom

The post-Covid world is witnessing an explosion of the global digital services sector. This time it’s not just about software engineers. An increasing number of...

FATF keeps Pakistan in grey list, adds Turkey, says Afghanistan ‘a concern’

The Financial Action Task Force says Pakistan has to ‘demonstrate’ it has taken action and effectively prosecuted UN-designated terrorists such as Lashkar-e-Taiba and Jaish-e-Mohammed.

US urges Pakistan to keep working with FATF to address money laundering, terror financing

FATF asked Pakistan to 'swiftly complete' its 27-point action plan' and ensure terrorism financing probes target senior leaders and commanders of UN-designated terror groups.

Due to Modi govt, Pakistan under lens of FATF, says Jaishankar at BJP virtual meeting

External Affairs Ministers Jaishankar also told BJP members that it was due to the government's efforts on global forums that sanctions were imposed on terrorists from Jaish & LeT.

FATF review of India’s anti-money laundering, terror financing regime deferred again to 2022

The last such review by Financial Action Task Force, global money laundering & terrorist financing watchdog, was held in June 2010 and is taken up again after a period of 10 years.

Pakistan sets up cell to check money laundering, terror financing to exit FATF’s grey list

Islamabad: Pakistan's anti-corruption watchdog has established an anti-money laundering and terror financing cell to check financial crimes and illegal transfer of resources as the...

No room to keep Pakistan on FATF grey list, says Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi

Qureshi said 'some powers' desired to keep Pakistan in the FATF's 'grey list' and it needs to be looked at whether the global forum is being used for political purposes.

Pakistan given extra action plan to check terror financing before it can get off FATF grey list

The Paris-based Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has now given Pakistan time until October to fulfil the previously set requirements along with the new action plan. 

Previous govts responsible for Pakistan’s name on FATF grey list, alleges Mehmood Qureshi

Holding the PML-N responsible for tough conditions set by FATF, Pakistan's foreign minister said that no previous govt took steps to curb money laundering and terrorist financing.

On Camera


Mahendra Singh Dhoni sporting an Army insignia on his glove during the India-South Africa

MS Dhoni is the rainbow of Indian cricket, a cult figure who inspires youth across nation

Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s honest self-assessment always put the interests of Indian cricket ahead of any desire to build a ‘legacy’ for himself.
Illustration by Soham Sen

Keep calm and carry on: Unlike wheat, rice isn’t hot yet

The world is worried that India might restrict exports of rice after wheat, pushing prices higher and worsening global food security.


Nepali Gorkhas to be recruited in Indian Army through Agnipath scheme, here is how

Similar to terms for Indian soldiers, the Nepalis would be inducted for 4 years, after which only 25 per cent would be retained.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.