The BJP fielded top ministers Arun Jaitley and Nirmala Sitharaman, who said India would now seek “downgrading” of Pakistan by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) — the global terror financing watchdog.
China has refused to lift its “technical hold” on a proposal to declare Masood Azhar a global terrorist under UNSC Resolution 1267, which prescribes a sanctions regime against designated terrorists and terrorist groups.
Pathankot, Jan 08: Punjab is once again targeted by Pakistan-based terrorists. On January 2, at least six heavily armed terrorists dressed in Indian Army uniforms attacked Pathankot Air Force Station, part of the Western Air Command, of the Indian Air Force. After 80 hours of fierce battle, all six terrorists were neutralized. The well-trained terrorists, who were part of a suicide squad, were suspected to be members of Pakistan based terror group Jaish-e-Mohammad. Seven security personnel, including a National Security Guard Lieutenant Colonel Niranjan Kumar, were martyred in the terror attack.