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archiveOctober 19, 2019


FATF retains Pakistan in Grey List; warns of action

Paris, October 18: Pakistan was again put on the Grey List of the international terror financing watchdog FATF, which on Friday warned Islamabad of action for its failure to combat money laundering and terror financing, officials said. The Paris-based Financial Action Task Force (FATF) took the decision after its five-day plenary, which concluded here. By making this decision public, the FATF has given notice to the global financial institutions that they need to prepare to red flag the jurisdiction and ready their systems for the eventuality in February 2020. If...

Erdogan threatens to restart Syria operation Tuesday if deal not respected

Istanbul, October 18: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan Friday warned that Ankara would restart its operation against Kurdish forces in Syria on Tuesday evening if they do not withdraw from a "safe zone". After US Vice President Mike Pence came to Ankara for talks with Erdogan on Thursday, the NATO allies agreed Turkey would suspend its offensive for five days in northern Syria while Kurdish fighters withdraw from the area. "If the promises are kept until Tuesday evening, the safe zone issue will be resolved. If it fails, the operation......

At least 28 killed in Afghan mosque blast

Jalalabad, October 18: At least 28 people were killed and dozens wounded by a blast inside an Afghan mosque during Friday prayers, officials said, a day after the United Nations said violence in the country had reached "unacceptable" levels. The explosion, which witnesses said collapsed the mosque's roof, took place in eastern Nangarhar province and wounded at least 55 people, provincial governor spokesman Attaullah Khogyani told AFP. He said the dead were "all worshippers" at the mosque in Haska Mina district, roughly 50 kilometres (30 miles) from the provincial capital...

Kashmiri Pandits brief US lawmakers on situation in Kashmir

Washington, October 18: Ahead of the next week's Congressional hearing on human rights situation in South Asia, Kashmiri Pandits residing in various parts of the US held a briefing for US lawmakers and their aides on ground realties in the Valley and violations of their rights for the past several decades. Indian American Congressman Ro Khanna, Congressmen Mike Thompson, Zoe Lofgren, Mark Desaulneir and Doris Matsui along with Chairman of House of Foreign Relation Committee, Elliot Engel, attended the congressional briefing at Capitol Hill on Wednesday. Congresswoman Anna Eshoo in...
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A Tribute On The 68th Martyr’s Day, by I. Temjenba Lkr, Kedallo, FGN

Dear Countrymen, On this fateful day, the 18th October, 1952 an aggressive armed Indian officer killed the Naga leader Eno Zasibito Nagi of Jotsoma Village, in broad daylight, in the heart of Kohima town, during a peaceful public procession. He was the first Naga martyr to be killed by the Indian army. Hence, the Naga Nation has marked this day, the 18th of October each year as the National Martyr's Day, to pay tribute to those who laid down their lives in defending our sovereignty. In fact, the war between...

Online learning session conducted at Tetso College

Dimapur, October 18: A three days interactive session on various topics ranging from leadership values to learning systems as well as the intricacies involved in applying for overseas education concluded today with Dr MegoHaralu as the resource person here at Tetso college premises in Sovima, Dimapur. As part of the college's DOT (Degree Of Thought) Talks lecture series, Dr Haralu, an education consultant with Quantum Education Network, held three sessions namely 'Leadership theory and organization management,' 'Learning outcomes on the online learning platform and earning an online degree from US...
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