Wednesday, 18 May, 2022

Topic: Lashkar-e-Taiba

Top LeT commander among 2 killed in encounter in J&K’s Shopian

Lashkar-e-Taiba commander Ishfaq Dar alias Abu Akram had been active since 2017 and was killed in the South Kashmir district when a search operation turned into an encounter.

LeT commander among 3 militants killed in Anantnag encounter

Terrorist Arif Hajam was the district commander of the LeT for Anantnag district and was active since September 2018, according to the police records.

Day after Kashmir killings, a village in shock & families surprised by BJP connection

BJP slams Jammu & Kashmir Police, saying party had requested security for two of its 3 slain members but it was ignored.

Terror recruitment in Kashmir ‘very high’, Al Badr active again as Pakistan revives outfit

According to official statistics, 131 Kashmiri youngsters have joined terror groups this year as against 117 last year. Local recruitment figures stood at 214 in 2018 and 128 in 2017.

21-year-old Bengal woman was part of 70 jihadi social media groups, says NIA charge sheet

Tania Parvin, 21, was arrested in March for being a Lashkar operative and trying to ‘honey trap’ Indian armed forces personnel online.

3 militant associates of LeT arrested in J&K’s Bandipora, incriminating material recovered

A police official said information was received about miscreants hoisting Pakistani flags at the behest of active LeT militants in the main market of Hajin area in north Kashmir.

Lashkar commander behind BJP leader’s killing shot dead in 10-hour Kashmir gun battle

3 militants, including a Pakistani and a local youth, had struck a CRPF-J&K Police party around 10 am, killing 3 personnel before disappearing into an orchard.

118 militants, 11 of them Pakistanis, killed in 6 months, 48% dip in recruitment: J&K Police

Of the 118 slain militants, 57 belonged to Hizbul Mujahideen, 24 to Lashkar-e-Taiba and 22 to Jaish-e-Mohammad, IGP, Kashmir, Viijay Kumar said.

26/11 conspirator & Headley’s ‘friend’ Tahawwur Rana could be extradited to India soon

India has been seeking Tahawwur Hussain Rana’s extradition on charges of forgery and criminal breach of trust in the 26/11 case.

Tania Parveen, the Kolkata woman LeT ‘tasked’ with honey-trapping soldiers, finding recruits

The NIA took custody of Parveen, who was allegedly tasked with honey-trapping Army soldiers, Saturday to question her on LeT’s reach in India. 

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Chinese economy is feeling the heat. Blame Xi’s political Lysenkoism, vaccination policy

Smarting from the failures of his Great Leap Forward campaign, which hit the economy hard, Mao launched the 1962 war with India to rally the nation behind him.
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Tata in acquisition talks with as many as 5 brands, to bolster position in consumer goods sector

The conglomerate will likely face stiff competition in the sector from existing global giants such as Unilever, as well as Indian tycoon Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Industries.


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China building ‘bigger, broader’ 2nd bridge at Pangong Tso that can carry armoured columns

China's People's Liberation Army aims for multiple routes to counter any possible operations by the Indian forces on the southern banks of the Pangong Tso in the future.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.