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IMCOR 2019

The eighth edition of the Indo-Myanmar coordinated patrol (IMCOR) will be held from 20 to 28 May 19. IMCOR The IMCOR is a coordinated patrol (CORPAT) initiative between the Navies of Indian and Myanmar. The objective of the coordinated patrol is to address issues of terrorism, illegal fishing, drug trafficking, human trafficking, poaching and other ..

JeM chief Masood Azhar designated as global terrorist

In a major diplomatic victory for India, Jaish-e-Mohammad chief Masood Azhar was listed as a designated terrorist by the UN Security Council 1267 Committee on 1st May 2019 after China lifted its block on the move. The move will lead to sanctions on Azhar’s travel and his ability to secure finance for his group. Significantly, ..

UN collaborated with EU to Strengthen Partnership in Counter-Terrorism Efforts

The United Nations and the European Union (EU) have signed an agreement to strengthen partnership in counter-terrorism efforts. The framework was enacted on the occasion of the second EU-UN high-level political dialogue on Counter-Terrorism in New York. The UN-EU initiative will focus on terrorism and violent extremism prevention in Africa, the Middle East, and Asia, ..

Sri Lanka: 15 dead in gun-battle with Islamists

In a fierce overnight battle between Sri Lankan troops and the suspected Islamic State militants as the search operations were underway, at least 15 people were killed including 6 children and 3 women. The whole incident took place along the east coast of Sri Lanka after about six days of the suicide bombing on Easter ..

UN Security Council adopts Resolution to combat Terror Financing

The Security Council of UN has passed the new Resolution 2462 which is intended to crack down on the financing of terrorist groups and ordering members to enforce laws against terror financing. The resolution will take take concrete steps that would make it more difficult for terrorist groups to fund their operations. This is the ..

16th Meeting of the US-India Counter-terrorism Joint Working Group

Officials of Indian and United States held the 16th meeting of the U.S.-India Counter terrorism Joint Working Group and the Second session of the U.S.-India Designations Dialogue in Washington, DC, US. In this meet both the countries have decided to lay their efforts to address world’s most pressing counter-terrorism challenges, countering the financing and operations ..

Ottawa hosted 16th meeting of the Canada-India Joint Working Group on Counter-Terrorism

The 16th meeting of the Canada-India Joint Working Group on Counter-Terrorism and its Expert Sub-group was held in Ottawa on 26th and 27th March to provide detailed briefings on their respective nation’s counter-terrorism priorities, strategies and legislative frameworks. The meeting has reviewed the threats posed by terrorist groups worldwide and in their respective countries and ..

Delhi Court reserves Order on Robert Vadra anticipatory Bail plea

Delhi court has reserved an order on Robert Vadra’s anticipatory bail plea for 1st April. Further, his interim protection from arrest till then in a money laundering case will be extended. Vadra was granted interim protection from arrest by the court till March 27. He has been denied by all the allegations against him by ..