Terrorism financing Current Affairs, GK & News
“The Resistance Front” is the new name of terror group in Kashmir. The group is made of existing terror groups such as Jais-e-Mohammad, Hizbul Mujahidin, LeT (Lashkar-e-Taiba) and Al-Badr. The Resistance Front has claimed responsibility for the attack in Kupwara district along the Line of Control on April 5, 2020, where 5 army personnel were ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2020
Category: Defence Current Affairs
On January 23, 2020, India and Brazil will sign the Bilateral Investment Treaty during the visit of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro. The President is visiting India as a Chief Guest of Republic Day celebrations. Highlights The President of Brazil is to visit India between January 24, 2020 and January 27, 2020. The countries will sign ..
Category: International Current Affairs
Saudi Arabia has become the first Arab country to be granted full membership of Financial Action Task Force (FATF) following its Annual General Meeting at Orlando in Florida, USA. Since November 2004, Saudi Arabia has been a founding member of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) arm of the FATF group. Its full FATF ..
Topics: Asia/Pacific Group on Money Laundering • Corporate crime • Crime • FATF blacklist • Financial Action Task Force on Money Laundering • Financial regulation • Money Laundering • OECD • Organizations • Task forces • Tax Evasion • Terrorism financing
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IDBI Bank has launched the ‘NRI-Insta-Online’ account-opening process for Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) residing in Financial Action Task Force (FATF) member countries. The person will not be required to furnish physical documents and KYC proofs for opening an account with the bank. NRIs will now be able to open account in IDBI Bank without submitting paper ..
Topics: Asia/Pacific Group on Money Laundering • Business law • Corporate crime • Crime • Financial Action Task Force on Money Laundering • Financial regulation • IDBI Bank • Money Laundering • OECD • Politically exposed person • Tax Evasion • Terrorism financing
Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said that Pakistan could be blacklisted by the Financial Action Task Force because of ‘lobbying by India’ after estimating that the country could suffer $10 billion loss annually if it remains in the watchdog’s grey list. Last year the Paris-based FATF had placed Pakistan on the ‘grey list’ of ..
Topics: Business law • Corporate crime • Crime • FATF blacklist • Financial Action Task Force on Money Laundering • Financial regulation • Money Laundering • OECD • Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development controversy • Pakistan • Tax Evasion • Terrorism financing