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Four held in Assam on charge of extortion for terror funding

Four persons, including an overground worker of a National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) faction and two teachers, have been arrested for extortion for terror funding, Assam Police said on Monday.

'ISIS made USD 2.4 billion in 2015; is richest terror group in world'

ISIS made a whopping USD 2.4 billion in 2015 despite losing territory by simply adjusting its business from oil to taxes and is still the richest terror group on the planet, according to a report.

Islamic State running out of money: German expert

The Islamic State (IS) is running out of money and will as a result no longer exist as a territorial state in three years, a German political scientist claimed.

Australians funding terror groups triple in past year

The number of Australians who have funded international terrorist organisations, including the Islamic State, has tripled in the past 12 months, a report said on Thursday.

Pak sets up counter-terror force; to check terror financing

Stepping up its fight against militancy, Pakistan on Friday announced the formation of a federal counter-terrorism force, directed financial bodies to check funding to militants and set up a panel for implementing the plan to deal with the scourge.

ED registers money laundering case in Burdwan blast

Enforcement Directorate (ED) has registered a money laundering case against suspected Indian operatives and an ultra outfit of Bangladesh to probe "terror funding" crimes in the aftermath of the Burdwan blast in West Bengal.

European ransoms now al Qaeda`s major funding

Al Qaeda is increasingly funding terror operations thanks to at least USD 125 million in ransom paid since 2008, largely by European governments to free western hostages, according to a media report.

SEBI tightens norms to check money laundering, terror funding

Watchdog SEBI Wednesday tightened norms aimed at countering money laundering and terror financing through the capital markets and asked market entities to conduct detailed risk assessment of their clients, including those linked to countries facing international sanctions.

`Counterfeiting, piracy and smuggling used to finance terror`

Contemporary techniques like counterfeiting, piracy and smuggling are fast emerging as the likely sources for terrorism financing, according to a Ficci-Ernst & Young study.

Sebi inspects brokers on money laundering, terror funding

This marks a significant jump from total 81 brokers and sub-brokers on whom such inspections were carried out during the previous fiscal 2011-12.

MHA asks ED to act against terror funding from abroad

Concerned over flow of foreign funds for terror acts, Home Ministry asked the Enforcement Directorate to take urgent steps to check pumping of illicit money which poses a threat to internal security.

India probing 1,704 money laundering, terror funding cases

India has considerably stepped up its investigations into money laundering and terror funding.

NIA probes terror funding for Babbar Khalsa from UK

NIA is probing a terror funding racket of banned Sikh separatist outfit Babbar Khalsa International being allegedly run from the United Kingdom.

HSBC exposed US and possibly India to terror funding

Global banking giant HSBC failed in preventing money laundering by drug cartels and terrorists not only in the US, but also other parts of the world, possibly including India, a Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations probe has found.

Two held with fake currency in AP; terror funding suspected

Two persons were arrested for smuggling into India fake currency with a face value of Rs 4.65 lakh, allegedly printed in Pakistan and to be used for funding terrorist activities in the country.

US to discuss terror funding with Pak on Jan 9

Money-laundering is a punishable offence in Pakistan under the anti-money laundering ordinance promulgated in 2007.

Foreign NGOs a source of terror funding: Govt

Govt said NGOs based in foreign countries provide a safe haven to terrorists acting against India.

Home Secy cautions J&K on terror funding

A high-level meeting was chaired
by Union Home Secretary R K Singh here to review the cases
related to terror funding and agencies were asked to work in
close coordination with Enforcement Directorate.

Govt to amend UAPA to crackdown on terror funding

Govt is likely to amend the UAPA to take effective action against individuals and entities that provide funds to
terror groups in the country.

Special cell set up to monitor terror funding

The Union Home Ministry has
formed a new cell which will focus on effectively dealing with
funding of terrorist activities in the country.