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From Dawood to Jaish & LeT, Pak’s State Bank fails to plug bad money – 2 min read

New Delhi:  With veteran Talibani cadres and fidayeen groups of Jaish-e-Mohammed(JeM) and Lashkar-e-Taiba(LeT) swarming the Pakistan occupied Kashmir(PoK) region, top authorities in Islamabad find it tough to adhere to the norms set by Financial Action Task Force(FATF), the global watchdog for terror funding and money laundering. No wonder, the State Bank of Pakistan seems to […]

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Big blow to Imran Khan: Pakistan blacklisted by Asia-Pacific Group of FATF for terror funding

New Delhi: The Asia-Pacific Group of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), the global watchdog for terror financing and money laundering, has placed Pakistan in the “Enhanced Expedited Follow Up List (Blacklist)” for its failure to meet its standards. In its meeting in Canberra, the APG found that Pakistan was non-compliant on 32 of the 40 […]

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Curb terror funding by October: Financial Action Task Force warns Pakistan

Paris: The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has warned Pakistan to improve its counter-terror financing operations in line with an internationally agreed action plan by October or face action, sources said. The FATF also expressed its concerns over Pakistan’s failure to complete the action plan first by a January deadline, and again by May. “The […]

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Summoning Mirwaiz is attack on Kashmiris’ religious identity: Mehbooba

Srinagar: Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Sunday said the NIA summon to senior separatist and religious leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq is “emblematic of government’s repeated assaults on religious identity of Kashmiris”. “Mirwaiz Farooq isn’t any ordinary separatist leader. He is religious and spiritual head to Kash muslims. NIA summons to him […]

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Terror funding: NIA summons Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, Nassem Geelani for questioning

New Delhi: The National Investigation Agency has summoned Jammu and Kashmir’s separatist leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and son of Hurriyat hardliner Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Naseem Geelani, for questioning in its ongoing probe into the terror funding case. NIA sources said Mirwaiz Farooq, Chairman of the Awami Action Committee, and Naseem Geelani would be questioned […]