Saturday, 1 October, 2022
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Topic: Terrorism

Tiffin bombs, Pakistani drones with deadly payloads — alarming finds in Punjab before polls

Police says Ludhiana blast Thursday to be probed in line with series of recoveries of RDX, grenades, arms, cash in Punjab over the past year.

66 confirmed Indian-origin fighters affiliated with ISIS: US report on terrorism

The report, presented by the US State Department report, also stated that no foreign terrorist fighters were repatriated to India last year.

Terrorist groups targeting India continue to operate from Pakistan, says US report on terrorism

Report released by US State Department added that Afghan Taliban, Haqqani network (HQN), Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) continued to operate from Pakistani territory.

Like it won 1971 war, India will also win war against Pakistan-induced terrorism: Rajnath Singh

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh Sunday also said that the 1971 war showed that India's division in the name of religion was a "historic mistake".

Beyond controversial excerpt, Manish Tewari’s book is no-holds-barred look at UPA during 26/11

MP Manish Tewari's new book, released last week, talks about Congress-led UPA govt’s 'hesitancy in communication', and rationale behind subsequent dealings with Pakistan.

SIM cards, chats, CCTV — how police linked duo killed in Hyderpora with ‘Pakistani terrorist’

Police sources say they recovered a SIM card from suspected Pakistani terrorist killed in Hyderpora on 15 Nov. It was registered in the name of alleged Lashkar operative’s father.

India dropped the ball in Kashmir, but it can’t afford to along the LAC

For those who have been following the Kashmir and India-China developments closely, both outcomes are no surprise.

FATF keeps Pakistan in grey list, adds Turkey, says Afghanistan ‘a concern’

The Financial Action Task Force says Pakistan has to ‘demonstrate’ it has taken action and effectively prosecuted UN-designated terrorists such as Lashkar-e-Taiba and Jaish-e-Mohammed.

Lashkar offshoot circulated ‘how to target non-locals’ document month before Kashmir killings

In the document, The Resistance Front (TRF) also threatened to target civilians who help non-locals, & officials who help them get domicile certificates.

Kashmiris not involved in civilian killings, says Farooq Abdullah, alleges ploy to defame Valley

National Conference president Farooq Abdullah Sunday said the civilian attacks were carried out under a conspiracy to defame Kashmiris, and disturb the Valley's peaceful atmosphere.

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Wild elephants monitored under thermal UAVs in Maharashtra | RESQ Charitable Trust

We monitored wild elephants, leopards in villages with thermal drones first time in Maharashtra

Whether it's monitoring wildlife, mitigating conflict, capturing of wildlife on field, UAVs are effective tools to complement existing on-ground efforts.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.

Defence

File photo of former Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria after flying a MiG-21 of 51 Squadron at the Srinagar airbase | ANI

Famed IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman’s MiG-21 Squadron bows out from Srinagar today

Known as the ‘Sword Arms’, number-plating of the squadron was done Friday. It has made way for MiG-29s to be the new 'guardian of the Valley'.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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