Wednesday, 25 May, 2022
TopicTerror outfits

Topic: Terror outfits

Pakistan’s religious extremism didn’t start with TLP. It won’t end with banning it

From convicting Lashkar-e-Taiba’s founder to banning several groups that have featured on global terror lists, Pakistan is eager to get off FATF’s grey list.

Iran gets back 2 soldiers held by Pakistan terror group in operation ‘likely involving a swap’

Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps said the release of the soldiers took place after a successful intelligence operation Tuesday night.

Terror outfits have invaded our ‘social’ media but India lags in countering it

This convergence of technology with terrorism was popularized by ISIS, and will, without fail, be emulated by both newer terror groups and older ones.

360 terrorists killed in less than two years, ‘shelf life’ reduced says CRPF DG

CRPF DG Rajiv Rai Bhatnagar says even if the number of men joining terror ranks might be large, the consequence has become limited. 

US, Pakistan vow to ‘reset’ relations from scratch after ugly spat over fighting terror

In the 17-year conflict in Afghanistan, American officials have often accused Pakistan of supporting militant groups that undermine the war effort.

On Camera

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US President Joe Biden speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington, D.C., on 16 August 2021. Biden defended his decision to withdraw US troops from Afghanistan | Samuel Corum | Bloomberg

US blames failure to shut Pakistan border for Afghan defeat. India, please take note

The US could have used its coercive resources to compel Pakistan to shut down the Taliban’s transborder sanctuaries. It chose not to—costing its victory.
Vendors at a store selling edible oils at Begum Bazaar in Hyderabad, India| Photographer: Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg

Modi govt to allow duty-free import of soybean, sunflower oil, cool surging prices

The government will permit purchases of 2 million tons each of the two vegetable oils per annum this fiscal year and the next, according to a notification by the finance ministry.

Defence

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Japan's Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, Australia's Prime Minister Anthony Albanese and US President Joe Biden at the Quad Summit, in Tokyo, Tuesday | ANI

Quad action against ‘illegal fishing’ may also target China’s Indo-Pacific ‘political activities’

Indo-Pacific Partnership for Maritime Domain Awareness will use advanced & integrated satellite imagery & technology to combat illegal fishing & 'dubious operations' of Chinese maritime militia.

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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