LASHKAR E TAIBA
Pakistan’s double speak on Afghanistan: US State Dept
The report took note of India’s long stand on terrorist groups like LeT and JeM, which are located in Pakistan, and often conduct terrorist attacks on India. The report claimed that the Pak govt failed to limit these terrorist groups from raising money, recruiting, and training in Pakistan but also allowed their candidates overtly to contest the July 2018 general elections.
US lawmakers seek probe into terror finance links between two prominent Muslim groups and LeT
Three American lawmakers, Jim Banks, Chuck Flei...
Bandipora encounter: Slain militant was Lashkar commander
One of the two militants killed in an encounter with the security forces in Jammu a...
Lashkar-e-Taiba an ideal proxy for Pakistan: US expert
Christine Fair from Georgetown University said during a roundtable at the Hudson Institute think-tank that Lashkar-e-Taiba, a UN-designated terrorist outfit, is a "perfect proxy" for Pakistan's spy agency ISI.
US report pulls up Pakistan for failing to limit Lashkar, Jaish
The report said that although Pakistan’s laws comply with international anti-money laundering and terrorism financing standards, the “authorities failed to uniformly implement UN sanctions related to designated entities.
Pakistan may remain on FATF Grey List beyond Feb 2020: Report
The FATF retained Pakistan on the Grey List and warned the country of action for its failure in combating money laundering and terror financing. The decision was taken after a five-day plenary of the FATF held in Paris in October. The Asia Pacific Group of the FATF had found serious deficiencies in Pakistan's anti-money laundering measures.
India calls for united global effort against terror financing
Addressing the inaugural session of the 'No Money For Terror' conference, Union Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy expressed India's concern over the tacit support some nations are extending to terror groups. There is a need for a united global effort against all those who support terror or help generate finances for terrorism, he said.
Pakistan expresses disappointment over US report critical of Islamabad on terror
The State Department's 'Country Report on Terrorism 2018' on Friday said that the Pakistani government did not restrict the Taliban and the Haqqani Network from operating in Pakistan-based safe havens and threatening the US and Afghan forces. The damning report also said that Pakistan has "failed to significantly limit" militant outfits.
Former Maharashtra DGP Dattatray D Padsalgikar appointed as deputy NSA
For the first time, an IPS officer from the Maharashtra cadre has been appointed as the deputy NSA. The appointment of Dattatray D Padsalgikar, who has held the posts of director general of police, Maharashtra, was confirmed on Tuesday.
Pakistan 'failed to significantly limit' terror outfits from fundraising, recruiting: US
“The (Pakistan) government failed to significantly limit Lashkar-e-Taiba and Jaish-e-Mohammad from raising money, recruiting and training in Pakistan – and allowed candidates overtly affiliated with LeT front organisations to contest the July general elections,” the US State Department said in the report.
Al-Qaeda offshoot AGH wiped out from Kashmir: J&K DGP
J&K police chief Dilbag Singh said the three terrorists killed in a gunfight with security forces in Rajpora area of Pulwama district in south Kashmir on Tuesday night were Lelhari and his associates Junaid Rashid and Naveed.
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.
Migrant labourer, apple trader shot dead in Kashmir
In two separate incidents on Wednesday in Kashmir, unidentified gunmen shot dead an apple trader from Punjab and a brick kiln worker from Chhattisgarh in Shopian and Pulwama respectively. The killings have triggered panic among migrant workers.
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.
Amit Shah to address top officials of ATS from states
The conference is expected to formulate a comprehensive counter-terrorism action plan and how to enhance cooperation among ATS of different states.
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