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Daily briefing: Bharat Biotech says its ICMR-backed vaccine set for June 2021 launch; Mumbai Police book Republic again, channel says it’s a witch-hunt

October 24, 2020 8:23 am

The top headlines this morning: Women voters are asking tough questions on Bihar prohibition and lockdown, Pakistan remains on terror grey list and a Covid vaccine developed by Bharat Biotech gets a launch date.

Pak remains on terror grey list, watchdog says deadlines over

October 24, 2020 7:37 am

Strategic deficiencies, non-compliance, Pak has to act by Feb 2021, says FATF.

'Needs to do more': Terror financing watchdog FATF keeps Pakistan on grey list

October 23, 2020 8:39 pm

On Thursday, India had pushed for Pakistan to remain on the FATF Grey List, saying Islamabad had addressed only 21 of the 27 action items on terror financing and money laundering issued to it by the agency.

Illegal wildlife trade needs to be penalised: FATF

June 26, 2020 4:43 am

The report, released on Thursday, comes amid increasing international concern that the crime could lead to more zoonotic diseases in the future.

Overseas investors from Mauritius eligible for FPI registration with enhanced monitoring: Sebi

February 25, 2020 12:44 pm

A significant percentage of foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) investing in the Indian market is registered in Mauritius.

Pakistan remains in FATF's greylist, gets stern warning on terror funding

February 21, 2020 9:53 pm

The FATF's decision means that it would be very difficult for Pakistan to get financial aid from the IMF, the World Bank and the European Union, making its financial condition even more precarious.

China joins India, US to set new deadline for Pakistan

February 20, 2020 11:03 am

Diplomatic sources said Turkey was the only country which held out in the end. This marks a major shift in China’s position, which has always backed Pakistan at the FATF.

Don’t move Pakistan out of terror fund grey list, key group tells FATF

February 19, 2020 10:11 am

Despite efforts by Pakistan to get out of the grey list and India’s efforts to push it to the black list, the global terror financing watchdog’s International Co-operation Review Group (ICRG) has taken a decision to keep Pakistan on the grey list.

Plenary meet begins today: Pakistan likely to remain on FATF grey list

February 16, 2020 1:07 pm

Pakistan’s case will come up for review at the FATF plenary in Paris from February 16 to 21. Of the 27 actions it was supposed to undertake by October 2018, when it was put on the grey list in June 2018, Pakistan was found fully compliant only on five points at the last plenary meeting.

Changing equations in region help Pakistan get relief at FATF meet

January 24, 2020 7:12 am

Sources said Pakistan had an important role in brokering a ceasefire deal with the Taliban in Afghanistan, negotiated this week at Doha with a US official team led by Zalmay Khalilzad, its special envoy on Afghan reconciliation.