Friday, 24 March, 2023

Topic: Terrorism

UN meet in India to discuss use of internet, online payment mechanism by terrorists

Terrorism poses one of the most serious threats to international peace and security, said Ruchira Kamboj, Indian envoy to UN and the chair of the UN committee.

2 labourers from UP killed in grenade attack in J-K, LeT ‘hybrid terrorist’ arrested

Hybrid terrorists are 'unlisted radicals.' They hurled a grenade in Shopian's Harmen area, injuring two, Monish Kumar and Ram Sagar, both residents of Uttar Pradesh's Kannauj.

‘Wage war on terrorism but follow procedure’: What HC said as it quashed GN Saibaba’s conviction

GN Saibaba and five others were convicted under UAPA in 2017. The Bombay HC has said the earlier conviction is 'null and void', and has ordered their release.

‘Walk the talk… shut down terror infrastructure,’ India tells Pakistan at CICA meet

India asks neighbour not to interfere with its internal affairs and territorial integrity after the Pakistan PM brings up Kashmir.

With Pakistan, peace is just a punctuation. Why Amit Shah’s Kashmir statement is no surprise

Scholar Ashley Tellis notes that India-Pakistan competition is not driven by discrete, negotiable differences. Instead, the problem is irreducible.

‘Waited long years for justice’: Indian victims of terrorism recount their ordeal & its aftermath

At the UN Global Congress of Victims of Terrorism, two Indian victims recounted not only what happened during the attack, but what followed. The event was held on 8 and 9 September. 

Zawahiri kill raises question — If assassination ends terrorism, why can’t others follow US?

Except for Balakot, where India executed a level of retaliation, we have been stopped from doing anything that remotely resembles what the US is doing itself.

Pakistan has a new export—Tehreek-e-Labbaik ‘ghazis’, ‘saints’ with the dagger of blasphemy

Rizwan Ashraf isn't the only anti-blasphemy crusader influenced by TLP. Netherlands to Peshawar—they're sprawling inside and outside the Pakistan border.

Jihadists in Bangladesh are still going strong. Economic gains aren’t ‘wins’

Mobs burning down Hindu-owned homes and businesses in Narail’s Sahapara is a sign. It shows what happens to polities which fail to confront communalism.

Talks with TTP shameful. Pakistani lawmakers, wake up before you become irrelevant

TTP killers understand only the language of force. The lesson seems lost and the gains achieved at great cost by soldiers and officers are being undone.

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File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...


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In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.