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National News
India to give $500,000 to combat terror
 
New Delhi: India will make a voluntary contribution of half a million US dollars in the UN Trust Fund for Counter Terrorism this year, External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar announced here on Saturday. He was delivering a keynote address at the Plenary Session of the Special Meeting of the Counter-Terrorism Committee on Countering the use of new and emerging technologies for terrorist purposes.

The Indian contribution, he said, will "augment the efforts of UNOCT in providing capacity building support to member states in preventing and countering the threat of terrorism". Teeming UN Security Council an important architecture to combat the menace of terrorism, the Minister said the threat of terrorism was only growing and expanding, particularly in Asia and Africa, as successive reports of the 1267 Sanctions Committee Monitoring Reports have highlighted.

He said that the new and emerging technologies, from virtual private networks, and encrypted messaging services to blockchain and virtual currencies, "offer a very promising future for a wide array of economic and social benefits for humankind".

"These very technologies have also thrown up new challenges for the governments and regulatory bodies due to their potential vulnerability for misuse by non-state actors, given the very nature of some of these technologies and the nascent regulatory environment.

"In recent years, terrorist groups, their ideological fellow-travellers, particularly in open and liberal societies and ‘lone wolf’ attackers, have significantly enhanced their capabilities by gaining access to these technologies," he added.


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PM visits LK Advani as the veteran leader turns 95
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Congress will bring non-BJP government under Rahul Gandhi's leadership: Kharge
PM chairs high level meet to review Morbi situation
India becomes one of biggest country to generate electricity from solar energy: Modi
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India boosts infrastructure along LAC
Rahul Gandhi’s Bharat Jodo Yatra enters into Telangana
PM to visit Ayodhya on the eve of Deepawali
UP CM Adityanath reviews preparation for Deepotsav in Ayodhya
Will request PM to allow Sourav to run for ICC chairman's post: Mamata
India stands for rules-based maritime borders in Indo-Pacific: Rajnath
ENTERTAINMENT NEWS
Selena Gomez sets record straight on her relationship status amid dating rumours
 Washington: Actor-singer Selena Gomez has set the record straight on her relationship status amid re  
Ranveer Singh bags Filmfare Best Actor for '83'
RRR can hit theatres on Holi
King Khan returns to Insta after months of silence
INTERNATIONAL NEWS
Bangladesh police arrest six persons for selling fraud US visa stamps
 Dhaka: Bangladesh police have arrested six persons who were selling fraudulent entry and exit stamps
Erdogan announces extension of grain deal by 120 days
Musk hints at new chief for Twitter
Modi interacts with Biden, Sunak and Macron on sidelines of G20 summit
KERALA NEWS
Top police official held in gang rape case
 Kozhikode: Police on Sunday arrested a Circle Inspector (station house officer) attached in Beypore
Rain likely to occur many places in Kerala
Two killed as car plunged into well
Kerala CM greet Oommen Chandy on his 79th birthday
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