Consignment of exotic wildlife intercepted in Silchar, Assam
The forest authorities here disclosed that a truck coming from Mizoram side was intercepted by forest personnel at around 11:30 pm on late Tuesday night and help rescue a kangaroo, six Macaw parrots, three tortoises and two monkeys.
Pakistan expresses disappointment over US report that described it as 'safe harbor' for terrorists
The State Department, in its Congressional...
US asks Pakistan to ensure "full prosecution" and "expeditious trial" of Hafiz Saeed
The US reaction came hours after an anti-terrorism court...
Pakistan under biggest pressure from FATF: Doval
In the present context no country can afford to go for a war as the financial and human costs are huge and no one is sure about victory, Doval said.
FATF warns Pakistan of blacklisting if terror funding not controlled by Feb 20
The FATF has asked Pakistan to take stern action against fund flows to terrorists to be out of Grey List.
Nobody can say Pakistan fulfilled its commitment on FATF: French envoy
The Paris-based international terror financing watchdog, which kept Pakistan on the Grey List for an extended period till February 2020, had warned in October that Islamabad would be put on the Black List if it did not comply with the remaining 22 points in a list of 27. French envoy Emmanuel Lenain said that "nobody can say Pakistan is fulfilling its commitment."
All eyes on China as Pakistan comes under FATF scrutiny
China holds the current FATF presidency and all eyes will be on Beijing, Pakistan's all-weather ally, after Xi and Modi focused on terror financing at the informal summit.
India calls for cooperation between FATF, UN to combat terror financing
India's comments come as Pakistan had requested the UN Security Council's anti-terror committee to allow Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed to withdraw money from his bank account for basic expenses.
Pakistan submits compliance report to FATF
This round is not directly linked to Pakistan's performance on its commitments with the FATF on money laundering and terror-financing, but its assessment report can indirectly impact the country's position to move out of the grey list.
Pakistan must prosecute top LeT operatives along with its leader Hafiz Saeed: US
Alice Wells, head of the US state department's South and Central Asian bureau, also welcomed the arrest of the top four leaders of Lashkar-e-Taiba /Jamaat-ud-Dawah in Pakistan.
Why India's Pakistan policy needs a rethink
From Washington through European capitals to Moscow, Beijing and Tokyo, the world is taking a more relaxed view of Pakistan. At the same time, the view about India is taking a beating. Apart from major powers and the developed economies, almost all of India’s neighbours are also willing to carry on business as usual with Pakistan. Why?
Why has Pakistan indicted Hafiz Saeed, India's most wanted, now?
Saeed's indictment comes amidst growing pressure on Pakistan to rein-in terror groups and bring to justice terror group leaders. The indictment comes less than a week after Islamabad submitted a report to the FATF, which, in October, had kept the country on the Grey List, asking that it take more concrete steps to avoid being put on the Black List.
FATF Asia-Pacific Group puts Pakistan in 'enhanced blacklist': Officials
The Asia Pacific Group (APG) of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has also found that Pakistan was non-compliant on 32 of the 40 compliance parameters of terror financing and money laundering.
Sebi informs market stakeholders about FATF's sanctions against North Korea, Iran
The development comes following a global caution notice from the FATF.
India and Japan ask Pakistan to take concrete action against terror infrastructure
The two countries specifically called upon Islamabad to "fully comply" with its international commitments to deal with terrorism including the steps prescribed by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), the global anti-terror watchdog.