Wednesday, 25 May, 2022
TopicIslamic State

Topic: Islamic State

Telegram app and ‘girlfriends’: How 8 IS suspects kept in touch, planned meetings

NIA says the 8 men apprehended from Hyderabad had girlfriends across the world and used their accounts communicate.

Islamic State has survived over 100,000 bombs & missiles and is far from defeated

More than 60,000 ISIS paramilitaries and 6,321 civilians have been killed, but the outfit’s war continues.

350 Nawaz Sharif supporters arrested ahead of former PM’s arrival for arrest

Imran Khan has promised to protect minorities, and seventh-century Buddha statue in Swat restored.

How tech companies are successfully disrupting terrorist social media activity

The difficulty social media companies face is that if a terrorist group is blocked from one platform they get active in another one.

Militants killed in Anantnag encounter are members of ‘Islamic State of J&K’, say police

DGP S.P. Vaid said while there was no IS presence as such in J&K, local militants got influenced by its ideology online.

ISIS threat to Phillippines President Duterte on Republic Day worries Indian agencies

Ten heads of state are set to attend the celebrations in New Delhi, including Rodrigo Duterte, and agencies are scrambling to bolster security.

The jihadist threat from Bangladesh is real and growing

When it comes to Islamist terrorism, Bangladesh hardly figures on the mental map of most Americans. The world needs to start taking the threat from the South Asian country more seriously.

The tricks Saudi Arabia can teach India on making Muslim life modern

As post-oil Saudi Arabia undertakes transformative changes, there is a lesson for not only the other Muslim countries, but also for India.

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World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.

Defence

Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet pulls off its first successful launch from a ski-jump at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, US | Photo credit: Boeing

2 American Super Hornets in India as Boeing looks to showcase fighters for Navy deal

Navy looking at about 26 multi-role deck-based fighters for its aircraft carrier. Visit by Super Hornets comes close on heels of similar trip by competitor Rafale M of Dassault Aviation.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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