Tuesday, 24 May, 2022

Topic: Lashkar-e-Taiba

Why Kashmir’s new militant outfit, ‘Lashkar offshoot’, signals possible escalation of violence

J&K Police say the TRF’s emergence could be the start of a 'violent campaign' in Kashmir, which the Lashkar-e-Taiba cannot undertake on its own due to international focus on it.

Masala tikka-flavoured snacks to AK-47s: What 5 slain Lashkar terrorists brought from Pakistan

Indian Army calls Pakistan's complicity in aiding and abetting infiltration, especially at a time when the world is fighting coronavirus, 'reprehensible'.

Pakistan court charges JuD chief Hafiz Saeed of ‘terror financing’

Under pressure from the international community, Pakistan launched investigations into the Lashkar-e-Taiba, JuD and its charity wing Falah-e-Insaniat Foundation (FIF) for their holding and use of trusts to raise funds for terrorism financing.

Not just JeM, Lashkar – this Islamic group in Louisiana & Michigan as dangerous for India

Far too few Indians know about ICNA, its network, the millions of dollars it has and its grip on media. Now, it has turned its attention to India.

Lashkar pamphlets with threat to shut shop or face action spread fear among Kashmir traders

Traders talk of verbal threats, say bikers also throw pamphlets inside shops. Police blame it on 'desperate overground workers' of Lashkar & Hizbul.

Army detains 2 Pakistani nationals with LeT links in Kashmir

The Indian Army released videos of the apprehended Pakistanis, in which they claim terrorist launch pads are active along the LoC, and infiltration attempts are made daily.

High alert in Tamil Nadu, Kerala after intel of Lashkar terrorists’ intrusion

Officials said security had been tightened following reports that 6 members of Lashkar-e-Taiba had infiltrated into the state by sea from Sri Lanka.

Hafiz Saeed’s arrest doesn’t mean much — he was held at least 7 times before

Terror mastermind Hafiz Saeed has been arrested multiple times only to go scot-free subsequently. ThePrint looks back at previous incidences.

J&K police asks CBI to help issue red corner notice against accused in Shujaat Bukhari case

Sajad Gul, who escaped to Pakistan in 2017, was accused of conspiring with 3 Lashker-e-Taiba members to assassinate journalist Shujaat Bukhari.

US identifies LeT as one of three main threats to its soldiers in Afghanistan

The LeT's classification as a threat heralds more trouble for Pakistan, which is courting global scrutiny for failing to check terror financing.

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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.


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.