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India to lobby for Pakistan’s blacklisting by anti-terror finance watchdog

Pakistan is currently placed on the FATF’s grey list. It can be put on the black list if it fails to meet certain conditions by September.
Muslims beat posters of Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar during a protest against Pulwama terror attack, in Ahmedabad on February 15, 2019

India says ‘Naya Pakistan’ needs to take ‘naya action’ on terror

A top govt official said Pakistan’s Tuesday crackdown, in which Masood Azhar’s brother and 43 others have been arrested, is ‘old wine in new bottle’.
Muslims beat posters of Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar during a protest against Pulwama terror attack, in Ahmedabad on February 15, 2019

Pakistan could launch crackdown on Jaish-e-Mohammed’s chief Masood Azhar

A top Pakistani govt source said Islamabad has decided in principle to take on the JeM leadership to de-escalate tensions with India.
FATF

FATF condemns Pulwama terror attack but doesn’t officially black list Pakistan

Pakistan has failed to demonstrate a proper understanding on funding of terrorist groups such as Jaish-e-Mohammed and Lashkar-e-Taiba, said the global terror finance watchdog.
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India’s trying to get Pakistan on FATF blacklist, but it won’t really hurt their economy

The move might hold symbolic value for India, but it's not likely to cripple Pakistan's economy — and that has to do with its poor state.
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After Pulwama attack, India doubles efforts to get Pakistan blacklisted by FATF

Pakistan is already on the FATF’s ‘grey list’, and India is trying to ensure the international anti-terror financing body comes down heavily on it.
Security personnel at the site of suicide bomb attack, Pulwama | PTI

India moves to quickly mount diplomatic campaign against Pakistan at UN, FATF

India is seeking support of P-5 countries to ban JeM chief Masood Azhar & is looking to keep Pakistan on FATF's 'grey list'.
Chinese President Xi Jinping meets Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan in Beijing, China | Thomas Peter-Pool/Getty Images

US wants to ensure Pakistan doesn’t use IMF bailout to repay China and fights terrorism

The US wants to know how deep the China debt hole is for Pakistan, and is determined to prevent it from using the IMF bailout to pay off loans.
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US asks Pakistan to enact legislation to renew ban on Hafiz Saeed’s JuD, FIF outfits

US also said that if Pakistan does not enact the legislation, it would run counter to Islamabad's commitment to FATF in its fight against terrorism & money laundering. 
Ishrat Husain

Imran’s adviser says defence budget not to be held responsible for Pakistan’s financial crisis

FATF not satisfied with Pakistan’s actions against terror funding, and Pak Islamic clerics show solidarity with Saudi Arabia in Khashoggi case.

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Anil Ambani pays up: Defaulting tycoons can no longer game the system or is it a one-off?

Anil Ambani Tuesday escaped a three-month prison term after his elder brother Mukesh Ambani agreed to repay money Reliance Communications owed to Ericsson’s local unit.

Defence

File photo of Mirage 2000 fighter jet | Manvender Vashist/PTI

Five IAF Spice 2000 bombs hit JeM camps in Balakot, govt satellite images show

High-resolution images procured by India show two JeM structures were hit by IAF in Balakot on 26 February.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

China humiliated India because of these 5 fatal follies of Modi Doctrine

India looks less equal to China than 5 years ago, US alliance is hobbled by trade, and Pakistan looks anything but chastened by Balakot. What’s gone wrong?