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Cyber Security Wing set up to curb emerging terrorism threats

ISLAMABAD: National Counter Terrorism Authority (NACTA) has established a Cyber Security Wing on modern lines to evolve cyber security strategies and to meet emerging cyber terrorism threats. The Wing, called Cyber Security, Information and Communication Technology Wing (CS ICT), undertaken a number of initiative in cyber security service and most important of them was Tat’heer drive introduced to counter extremist ideologies. According to NACTA, Tat’heer is a multi-pronged cyber counter terrorism strategy which…

Nacta to monitor educational institutions, says interior minister

ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal on Friday said all educational institutions will be monitored through National Counter Terrorism Authority (Nacta). “All important steps are being taken to activate Nacta for monitoring of educational institutions,” he said in an interview. He said the interior ministry was going to hold a conference in which all the vice chancellors of the universities would be invited. “Some elements are trying to misguide the young educated people which would be discouraged with the help…

Paramilitary contingents to be on high alert during Eid: Nacta

KARACHI: Paramilitary contingents will be on high alert across the country to thwart out any terrorist bid during Eid-ul-Azha. This was stated in a statement issued by a spokesperson of National Counter Terrorism Authority (Nacta) on Friday. He said the Interior Ministry has announced a high alert across the country in view of the looming terrorism threat during Eid-ul-Azha. The spokesperson said Interior Ministry's air wing will also remain alert from the early hours of Saturday. He said the interior ministry…

Govt releases Rs1.4 bn to counter-terror authority

ISLAMABAD: State Minister for Interior Baligh-ur-Rehman on Tuesday said the government has released an amount of Rs1.4 billion for National Counter Terrorism Authority (Nacta) to effectively counter the challenge of terrorism. This he stated during the meeting of Senate Standing Committee on Interior and Narcotics Control held under the chairmanship of Senator A Rehman Malik in Islamabad. The meeting hailed efforts of law enforcement agencies in combating the menace of terrorism. Senator Rehman Malik said soil of…

Threat alert issued for schools, hospitals in Lahore

LAHORE: The National Counter Terrorism Authority has issued a threat alert about a possible attack at vital institutions including schools and hospital in Lahore. In this regard, NACTA has written a letter dated February to Home Secretary Punjab stating that it has emerged that an "unidentified terrorist group"is plotting to attack Lahore, and all vital institutions including schools and hospitals should be kept under strict vigilance. It further states that vigilance and security deployed at hospitals and schools…

NACTA warns against attacks on airports, politicians in Punjab

ISLAMABAD: The National Counter Terrorism Authority (NACTA) in a letter to the law enforcement agencies has warned of a threat of attacks on politicians in Punjab, ARY News reported on Saturday. The counter terrorism body in its letter has warned that the terrorists could target Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz leadership to avenge issuance of the death warrants of their colleagues. The advisory has also warned against attacks on airports by the Indian spy agency backed terrorists. The agency has advised the security agencies…