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Thursday, Jun 27, 2019
news about Masood azhar
May 02, 2019 06:16
Rajnath Singh and other leaders’ speeches centred on national security issues, such as Pulwana terror attack, Balakot strike and China’s decision to withdraw its opposition to declaring Masood Azhar a global terrorist. read more
May 02, 2019 01:37
In Islamabad, Pakistan’s Foreign Office spokesman said Pakistan had advocated the need for respecting technical rules of the UN’s 1267 Sanctions Committee and opposed its politicisation. read more
May 01, 2019 21:29
Masood Azhar was lodged in Jammu’s Kot Bhalwal prison after he was arrested in January 1994 when he visited Kashmir Valley to meet JeM foot soldiers. read more
May 01, 2019 20:59
China had blocked four attempts to designate Masood Azhar as a global terrorist, the last one in March this year before it backed down. The move is seen as a diplomatic victory for Indian efforts. read more
May 01, 2019 20:45
In a major diplomatic win for India, the United Nations designated Pakistan-based Azhar as a “global terrorist” after China lifted its hold on a proposal by the US, the UK and France to blacklist him. read more
May 01, 2019 20:25
In a huge diplomatic win for India, the United Nations Wednesday designated Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Azhar as a “global terrorist” after China lifted its hold on a proposal to blacklist him. read more
May 01, 2019 20:17
The renewed demand for Azhar’s listing was raised at the United Nations Security Council after the deadly suicide bombing at Pulwama on February 14 in which 40 CRPF jawans were killed. read more
May 01, 2019 19:47
The UN’s Sanctions Committee decision came after China, which had blocked the proposal four times, lifted its hold decision following the global pressure, mainly from France, UK and the US. read more
May 01, 2019 19:24
For two decades after his release in exchange for passengers of a hijacked Indian Airlines plane in 1999, Masood Azhar has since been the darling of Pakistan’s external snooping agency Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI). read more
May 01, 2019 18:41
While China lifted its technical hold on Masood Azhar’s listing as a global terrorist, Pakistan appeared to have reconciled to the latest development and did not object to it any longer. read more
May 01, 2019 18:02
Government sources in Islamabad said Pakistan did not object to the terror tag for Masood Azhar any longer. read more
May 01, 2019 13:39
Alice Wells, the principal deputy assistant secretary of state for South and Central Asian Affairs said: “We would encourage the parties to move forward with the designation (of Azhar). It reaffirms the centrality of UN and UN role in designating te... read more
May 01, 2019 01:32
The past listings — of Hafiz Saeed, Lashkar-e-Taiba, Jaish-e-Mohammed — have done little to stop the terrorist groups from operating freely in Pakistan and mounting attacks on Indian soil read more
Apr 30, 2019 19:50
The renewed focus on blacklisting comes against the backdrop of the Pulwama suicide bombing in February that killed 40 CRPF soldiers in Jammu and Kashmir. Masood Azhar’s Jaish-e-Mohammed had claimed responsibility for the terror attack. read more
Apr 30, 2019 17:10
China put a technical hold in March on a fresh proposal to impose a ban on the head of Pakistan-based JeM which claimed responsibility for the deadly Pulwama terror attack. It was for the fourth time, China blocked Azhar’s listing as a global terrorist... read more