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Pakistan Interior Minister threatens opposition parties with Taliban attacks
"These kinds of irresponsible statements by the federal ministers have already caused a difficult situation for Pakistan in Financial Action Task Force," he said, adding that the ministers through such statements were in fact "validating" the allegations being levelled against Pakistan by the world.
IFSCA notifies global in-house centres regulations
The move will enable multinational corporations to set up GICs, service delivery operators...
Pakistan resorted to 3,800 ceasefire violations along Line of Control this year, says MEA
MEA Spokesperson Anurag Srivastava said Pakistani f...
Pakistan fails to fulfil key mandates of FATF; no action against Masood Azhar, Hafiz Saeed
The FATF had given Pakistan a total of 27 action plan obligations for completely checking terror financing of which so far it has cleared 21 but has failed in some of the key tasks, an official privy to the development said.
At least six Pakistani banks named in global money laundering probe
The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) and Buzzfeed News carried out an investigation and found that at least 29 suspicious transactions worth about $2.5 million related to Pakistani banks, that may have been used for money laundering.
Global money laundering monitor says COVID-19 fraud on the rise
Separately, the Paris-based organisation kept Pakistan on its so-called gray list, saying the country had failed to meet six of its 27 recommendations and particularly needed to act more decisively against financing for terrorism.
Pakistan police registers sedition case against Sharif, other PML-N leaders
The FIR also names PML-N leaders Maryam, Ahsan Iqbal, Rana Sanaullah, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, Pervaiz Rashid, Marriyum Aurangzeb and others who attended the party's Central Executive Committee and Central Working Committee meetings.
Pakistan confirms putting Dawood Ibrahim's name in new terror sanctions list
Seeking to escape from getting blacklisted by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), the global money laundering and terrorist financing watchdog, Pakistan on Friday imposed tough financial sanctions on 88 banned terror groups and their leaders, including Ibrahim, 26/11 Mumbai attack mastermind and Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed and Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) chief Masood Azhar.
Pakistan expresses disappointment over US report that described it as 'safe harbor' for terrorists
The State Department, in its Congressional-mandated 2019 Country Reports on Terrorism, said on Wednesday that Pakistan remained a "safe harbor" for regionally-focused terrorist groups and that the suspension of US aid to the country remained in effect throughout 2019.
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.
India eases eligibility criteria for investment funds by FPIs
The changes are effective from September 23, 2019.
India, US agree to further expand bilateral strategic cooperation at second 2+2 dialogue
Industrial Security Annex (ISA) and three agreements under the Defense Technology and Trade Initiative (DTTI) were signed.
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.
US asks Pakistan to ensure "full prosecution" and "expeditious trial" of Hafiz Saeed
The US reaction came hours after an anti-terrorism court in Lahore indicted Saeed and three of his top aides Hafiz Abdul Salam bin Muhammad, Muhammad Ashraf and Zafar Iqbal on terror financing charges. "We welcome the indictment of Hafiz Saeed and his associates," Alice G Wells, the Acting Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia, tweeted.
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.