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Once upon a hijack

Could the Punjab Police have prevented the hijacked IC 814 flight from taking off to Kandahar? The then Punjab DGP recalls the sequence of events on that fateful day in December 1999.

Germany initiates EU move to designate Masood Azhar as a global terrorist

Germany has floated a proposal to ban Azhar by the European Union, but no resolution on the issue has been moved yet, diplomatic sources said on Tuesday.


Boycott call for Chinese goods: How do we stop their sale, 90% market runs on them, say traders

"If India is importing items from China, we have no choice but to sell them. We will continue to sell them as per demand," says Vikas, a worker at a local shop.

Mumbai attacks one of the most notorious terror strikes: China

The paper comes days after China put a technical hold on India’s bid in the UNSC to designate Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar as a “global terrorist”. The JeM had claimed responsibility for the February 14 Pulwama attack that killed 40 CRPF personnel and saw escalations between India and Pakistan.

Chinese envoy says optimistic that Masood Azhar matter will be resolved

Ambassador Luo referred to the informal summit between PM Modi and Xi Jinping in April in Wuhan last year, and said that the cooperation between the two countries were on the “right track”.

Masood Azhar travelled to UK, Gulf, Africa to collect funds for Kashmiri militants

According to Azhar's interrogation report available with security agencies here, he had visited the UK in October 1992.


'Optimistic this matter will be resolved': China's ambassador on Masood Azhar

India had launched an intensive push for blacklisting the Jaish chief after the deadly Pulwama attack in which 40 CRPF personnel were killed.

India didn’t offer new proof to support blacklisting of Masood Azhar: Global Times

In a short video, Global Times editor-in-chief Hu Xijin said Indian nationalists “making a fuss of the issue reflects their shallowness. China is India’s friend not a hostage of Indian nationalism.”

Masood Azhar is 'proven threat', why would China give him 'terror pass': Wall Street Journal

The editorial comes after China for the fourth time blocked a bid in the United Nations (UN) Security Council to designate Azhar as a "global terrorist" by putting a technical hold on the proposal on Wednesday.

India to show patience with China on listing Masood Azhar a 'global terrorist' at UNSC

New Delhi, in an effort to build international pressure, is talking to its major partners to ensure Jaish chief Masood Azhar is included in their national lists of terrorists and JeM on their terrorist groups list. 

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Intl. community should pressurise Pak to arrest Azhar: Defence experts

New Delhi, Feb 26 (ANI): Defence expert Qamar Agha on Friday said the international community should pressurise Pakistan to handover terrorist Masood Azhar to India. Another Defence expert Raj Kadyan, echoing similar sentiments, asserted that the United Nations (UN) should put sanctions against Pakistan for not giving away Azhar. Earlier, India's move to get Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar was banned by the UN, which was later scuttled by China.


Congress lauds Centre for seeking UN sanctions against Masood Azhar

New Delhi, Feb 26 (ANI): Lauding the Centre's move to ask United Nations to include name of Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar on the sanctions list, Congress leader Shahi Tharoor on Thursday said it is a welcoming step. Tharoor added that the government waited for long to act on Azhar. Meanwhile, Bharatiya Janata Party leader Shahnawaz Hussain alleged that Azhar is the mastermind behind every terror act taking place in India.