Monday, 27 June, 2022

Topic: ISIS

ISIS-trained Kerala man convicted of conspiring to wage war against India, Iraq

Subahani Haja Moideen was arrested by the NIA in 2016 following a crackdown in Tamil Nadu. The quantum of his sentence will be pronounced Monday.

Why fewer Indians have joined ISIS

Counter-terrorism and security experts need to be aware of inhibiting factors that protect the Indian society from the menace of transnational terrorism.

NIA chargesheets 5 from Delhi, Pune, Hyderabad & Kashmir for alleged links with Islamic State

The accused have been charge-sheeted for conspiring to create disaffection against govt, promoting enmity among different religious communities & committing subversive activities.

Islamic State operative held in Delhi had planned terror strikes, says police

DCP (Special Cell) said that Mohammad Mustakeem Khan, had planned a terror strike on 15 August, which failed due to heavy security & had been in an operation for the last one year.

Delhi Police arrests suspected Islamic State operative with IEDs

The accused was arrested Friday from Ridge Road, between Dhaula Kuan and Karol Bagh, after an exchange of gunfire.

DNA test shows Kabul gurdwara bomber was Afghan, not Indian from Kerala’s Kasargod

Indian intelligence agencies and the NIA have been informed by Afghan authorities that the man who was part of the 25 March attack is not ‘Abu Khalid al-Hindi’.

UN report warns of significant number of ISIS terrorists in Kerala, Karnataka

The report added that the al-Qaida, which has between 150 and 200 militants from India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Myanmar, is planning attacks in the region.

ISIS will hit back, and the world distracted by Covid is not paying attention

There are striking similarities between current ISIS attacks and developments and events that happened in 2013-14 when it seized territories in Iraq and Syria.

From Kashmir to Kabul — why Pakistan wants extradition of ISKP leader caught in Afghanistan

The ringleader of the terrorist group ISKP, Aslam Farooqi, was arrested with 19 other terrorists, after a deadly attack on a gurdwara in Afghanistan.

Arrested for Kabul attack, Faroqi could prove IS-K links to Pakistan: Afghan vice president

Afghanistan's Vice President Amrullah Saleh said Aslam Faroqi might prove to be a "treasure of intelligence" given that he is a Pakistan national who operates from Peshawar.

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File photo of an offshore oil rig | Pic courtesy: ONGC

Sizzling oil prices burning a hole in your pocket, but refiners are making a killing

While state-run refiners have recorded higher-than-usual margins in 2021-22, the margins are more for private players as they are the biggest beneficiaries of cheap Russian crude.


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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.