Sunday, 22 July, 2018

Topic: Terrorism


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.
Zakir Naik

Grateful for refuge, Zakir Naik vows to abide by Malaysian laws

The 52 year old preacher is under investigation in both India and Bangladesh for inciting acts of terrorism.   
Social Media

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.
Narendra Modi, Amit Shah, Arun Jaitley and Ravi Shankar Prasad.

Everyone in the Narendra Modi government speaks, just not about their own ministries

Finance minister Jaitley writes on legal affairs, law minister Prasad speaks on defence matters, and defence minister Sitharaman holds forth on finance affairs.

Fake video of suicide bomber in Kashmir is going viral on WhatsApp

The video, of a funeral procession in 2012, is actually from Syria.

The small-town boy who became India’s first ISIS suicide bomber

In less than a decade, Fayaz Kagzi went from being a B.Ed student in Maharashtra to Lashkar recruiter and finally ended up dying for the ISIS cause in Saudi Arabia

Minorities panel issues notice to JNU on the proposal to start a course on “Islamic Terrorism”

Minorities panel have asked the JNU administration to reply whether there is any concept paper or proposal to start a course on "Islamic Terrorism".The proposed course has been opposed by sections of teachers and students at the JNU.
Nawaz Sharif

Ousted PM Nawaz Sharif admits to Pakistan’s involvement in terrorist attacks against India

Without naming Mumbai attack mastermind and militant organisations operating in the country with impunity, Sharif said: Militant organisations are active in Pakistan.
File photo of Sushma Swaraj with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing | PTI

Terrorism is an enemy of human rights: Sushma Swaraj says in China

Swaraj argued for stronger security measures and rejection of all forms of protectionism in her speech at the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation.
Meesha Shafi

Actor Ali Zafar threatens to sue Pakistani singer for accusing him of sexual harassment

Here's what's happening across the border: Pakistan sets new world record by planting the most number of trees in a day, and the country is now willing to train military troops of other Islamic countries.