ISIS presence in Af-Pak region matter of concern for India: RAW


New Delhi: The expansion of Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in the Af-Pak region has alerted the Indian security establishment. According to a report published in Times of India, ISIS expanded its reach to the Af-Pak region through its Wilayat Khurasan (WK) and appointed former Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan leader Hafeez Saeed Khan as the Chief (Wali) and former Afghan

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Email bearing ISIS id threatens to kill RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan; Security beefed up


Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor Raghuram Rajan is facing a threat to his life. Earlier this month, Rajan received a mail in his official account, with the sender threatening to eliminate him. According to Mumbai police sources, the email was sent from the ID Though the full text in the mail is not known, dna learns this much:

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Jordan pilot murder: Islamic State deploys asymmetry of fear


Iraq : By burning to death Jordanian pilot Moaz al-Kasasbeh, militant group Islamic State is leveraging its power to asymmetrically shock its enemies, argues Shiraz Maher, a Senior Fellow at the International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation at King’s College London. Even by the barbaric standards of Islamic State, the murder of the captured Jordanian pilot is particularly gruesome.

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The Islamic State jihadist group announced that it has established a province in Khorasan, a historic name for a region that covers Afghanistan, Pakistan, parts of India, and other surrounding countries. Abu Muhammad al-Adnani, identified as an Islamic State (ISIS, ISIL, or IS) spokesman, made the announcement in an audiotaped speech posted on jihadi forums. Reportedly, the ISIS spokesman said,

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ISIS volunteers in India cross a thousand

Iraqi Shiite tribesmen brandish their weapons as they gather to show their willingness to join Iraqi security forces in the fight against Jihadist militants who have taken over several northern Iraqi cities, on June 17 2014, in the southern Shiite Muslim shrine city of Najaf. Fighting erupted at the northern approaches to Baghdad Tuesday as Iraq accused Saudi Arabia of backing militants who have seized swathes of territory in an offensive the UN says threatens its very existence.  AFP PHOTO/HAIDAR HAMDANIHAIDAR HAMDANI/AFP/Getty Images

By Madhav Nalapat ‘Families are reluctant to admit that their sons have gone abroad to join ISIS, for fear of police harassment and/or ostracism,’ a senior official warned. After months of soft-pedalling, intelligence agencies have finally accepted that ISIS is spreading across most of India, especially in Uttar Pradesh, Assam, West Bengal, Kerala, Seemandhra, Telangana and Maharashtra. In such a

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