The outlawed Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) has taken responsibility for the attack which took place inside the mosque in the high-security Police Lines area on Monday.
The former prime minister held ex-Chief of Army Staff Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa and ex-Director General of Inter-Services Intelligence Lt Gen Faiz Hamid responsible for spinning Pakistan around for their personal wishes and whims, the Geo News reported.
"Jaffar Express came under bomb attack in Peshi area of Bolan district, eight people were injured and eight bogies derailed, including locomotive, Deputy Commissioner Bolan Agha Samiullah told Reuters.
The action against the terror groups and terrorists came amidst the repeated assertions by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah that the central government has adopted a zero tolerance policy towards terrorism.
Over 5,000 tribesmen took out a rally on Friday in Wana, the headquarters of the South Waziristan tribal district, against the growing unrest, terrorism, and kidnappings in their areas.
They also said that the agency was "pressing on the pedal" to get extradited gangster Goldy Brar, the prime accused in the murder of Punjabi singer Sidhu Moosewala.
Defence Minister Khawaja Asif confirmed that "all the terrorists" of the banned Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) who had taken hostages at a Counter-Terrorism Department centre in Bannu were killed in an operation conducted by the Pakistan Army.
Jaishankar was addressing reporters at the UN headquarters after chairing a signature event held under India's presidency of the Council on 'Global Counterterrorism Approach: Challenges and Way Forward.'
According to the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), the two sides also exchanged views on threats posed by UN-designated terrorist entities and emphasised the need for concerted action against terror groups such as Al-Qaida, ISIS/Daesh, Lashkar e-Tayyiba (LeT), Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) and Al Badr.
The police personnel including IPS officers from the Union Territory, who get their salaries under New Pension Scheme, have been informed that their salaries have been withheld because of “non-availability of budget”.
As many as 140 Indian nationals and 26 citizens of 23 countries lost their lives in the terror attacks that lasted for four days in 2008.
On November 26, 2008, 10 Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorists from Pakistan arrived by sea route and opened fire, killing 166 people, including 18 security personnel, and injuring several others during a 60-hour siege in Mumbai.
Khan, 70, who was ousted in April in a no-confidence vote, in an interview with the Financial Times this month said he wants to mend relations with the US if re-elected and no longer blames it for his removal as Pakistan prime minister.
The move is largely symbolic, though, as the European Union does not have a legal framework in place to back it up. At the same time, the bloc has already slapped unprecedented sanctions on Russia over its invasion of Ukraine.
The two-day conference here was attended by 450 delegates from over 75 nations and international organisations.
Addressing the 3rd ’No Money for Terror Ministerial Conference on Counter-Terrorism Financing’, the prime minister also stressed on the need for imposing cost on countries that support terrorism.
Addressing a session at the third ’No money for terror ministerial conference on counter-terrorism financing’, he said terrorists are constantly finding new ways to carry out violence, radicalise youth and raise financial resources.
A joint declaration issued at the end of the two-day G20 summit in Bali said that the grouping encourages all members to strengthen collaboration to adopt and effectively implement the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) standards.
In the last 70 years, J&K had seen investment of only Rs 12,000 crore. That amount has risen to Rs 56,000 crore in the last four years. Central education institutes, such as AIIMS, IIT and IIM, have opened their branches /campuses in J&K, Shah said.
In an address at a special meeting of the UN Security Council's Counter-Terrorism Committee (CTC), External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said terrorist groups, their "ideological fellow-travellers" and "lone wolf" attackers have significantly enhanced capabilities by gaining access to the new technologies.
Jaishankar said new technologies, like encrypted messaging services and blockchain, are increasingly being misused by terror groups and malicious actors, sparking an urgent need for the international community to adopt measures to combat the threats.
New Delhi, Oct 29 The counter-terror sanction regime of the United Nations has been effective to put countries on notice that turned terrorism into a s..
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar was delivering the inaugural address at the special meeting of the UNSC's Counter-Terrorism Committee on 'Countering the Use of New and Emerging Technologies for Terrorist Purposes.'
India’s permanent representative at the UN, said that terrorism is no longer an issue faced by any one particular country, and that the UN CTC meeting will serve to reflect on the use of modern technologies for terrorist purposes
As you know, the US meets with Pakistani officials and vice versa regularly at regular intervals. As standard practice, we don't comment on the specifics. We don't get into private diplomatic engagements, Patel said.