New York: India is one of the top 10 countries most impacted by terrorism in 2014, according to a new report that claims the IS and Boko Haram are now jointly responsible for more than half of all global fatalities from terrorist attacks.
According to the third edition of the Global Terrorism Index 2015 (GTI), India ranked 6th out of 162 nations most affected by terrorism in 2014.
India witnessed a slight increase in terror-related deaths, up by 1.2 per cent in 2014 to reach a total of 416, the highest number of terrorist incidents and deaths since 2010.
There were 763 incidents which represents a 20 per cent increase from 2013, a report by Washington-based Institute for Economics and Peace said.
In India, the two deadliest Islamic terrorist groups in 2014 were Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and Hizbul Mujahideen.
New Delhi: India has frozen assets worth Euro 3 lakh (over Rs 2.12 core) belonging to 37 entities till August 15 this year, on charges of terrorist financing and money laundering of illicit funds, a latest report by global anti-financial terror body Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has said. India is a full-member of FATF, along with other nations like the US, France, Germany and the UK.
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