Friday, 24 March, 2023
TopicTerrorist groups

Topic: terrorist groups

‘Couriers’ for Pakistan-based Khalistan ‘terror racket’— what’s known of 4 men arrested in Karnal

In 5am operation Thursday, police nabbed 4 men from Punjab in car containing IEDs and arms. Pakistan-based Khalistan ‘terrorist’ Harvinder Singh ‘Rinda’ is suspected handler, police say.

Banned terror group ex-member no problem for Imran Khan’s party. Will contest PoK seat

Former Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan associate Mazhar Saeed Shah will contest the Ulema-e-Mashaikh reserve seat at PoK assembly despite opposition.

Terror recruitment in Kashmir ‘very high’, Al Badr active again as Pakistan revives outfit

According to official statistics, 131 Kashmiri youngsters have joined terror groups this year as against 117 last year. Local recruitment figures stood at 214 in 2018 and 128 in 2017.

Al Qaeda still resilient, closely works with Pakistani LeT, Afghani Haqqani Network: UN

A UN report said al Qaeda still considers Afghanistan a safe haven but the health of its leadership was uncertain. It also said the Islamic State remains much stronger than al Qaeda.

Didn’t arrest citizens in ISIS since joining foreign armed groups not a crime: Sri Lanka PM

PM Ranil Wickremesinghe said the govt could only take action if the terrorists were operating within Sri Lanka. The govt also revised the death toll of the attacks to 253, citing a calculation error.

Cyril Almeida, Pakistan’s World Press Freedom Hero who exposed its military-terror nexus

Dawn journalist Cyril Almeida was forced to flee Pakistan after a 2016 report  uncovered the country's contentious military-terrorism ties.

Days before Pakistan polls, Imran Khan’s party inducts US-designated terrorist

Maulana Fazlur Rehman Khalil is founder of Harkat-ul-Mujahideen, blamed for the 1999 Kandahar hijacking.

The UN’s Kashmir report is weirdly silent on Pakistan’s dreaded terrorist groups

Pakistan, Afghanistan and Nepal are members of the UN Human Rights Council. India, with a brilliant record of upholding human rights, has no representation.

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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.