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Pune-based radicalised girl detained in Kashmir

Srinagar: A radicalised Pune-based teenage girl was detained by the Jammu and Kashmir Police last night following an intelligence input that she wanted to join banned ISIS terror group, police said here today. The girl identified as Sadiya Anwar Shaikh, who turned 18 in November last year, had come from Pune and was staying in Bijbehara […]

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Terrorism, radicalisation 2 greatest threats facing world: Rajnath

Moscow: Terrorism and radicalisation are the two greatest threats facing the world and India is making efforts to eliminate the menace, Home Minister Rajnath Singh has said. Addressing the Indian diaspora here yesterday, Singh said his three-day visit to Russia had led to concrete outcomes to strengthen cooperation between the two countries in the field of […]

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PM pitches for Information sharing to counter cyber threat

Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today made a pitch for information sharing and coordination among nations to fight the threat of digital space becoming a “playground” of terrorism and radicalisation, saying a fine balance can be struck between privacy and national security. The quest for an open and accessible Internet, he said, often leads to […]

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India faces challenges of terrorism and radicalisation: Rajnath

Hyderabad: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today said the world is facing challenges like terrorism and radicalisation, and India is not unaffected by such threats. He said the next five years would be crucial for security forces in resolving challenges related to terrorism and communalism, especially in Jammu and Kahmir, the northeast and left wing […]

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Terrorism, online radicalisation security challenge:Sitharaman

Manila: Terrorism and radicalisation through social media pose a “serious” security challenge to all countries and a strong collective action is required to fight the “scourge”, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said today. Speaking at the 4th ASEAN Defence Ministers’ meeting in the Philippines, Sitharaman said the global strategic and security situation was constantly evolving and had […]