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India needs to close counterterrorism gaps

31st May 2017 - 02:17 GMT | by Neelam Mathews in Delhi


As threats from porous borders cause concerns, experts noted critical gaps in counterterrorism technology, procurement and governance in India at a homeland security meeting organised by the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry in Delhi on 24 May.

Immediate challenges faced by Indian military and paramilitary forces include violence led by Pakistan insurgents and involving local youth in Kashmir, South India becoming a recruiting ground for ISIS, and left-wing extremists in the heartland. 

A need is being increasingly felt for a central agency to provide guidance and help to coordinate all internal agencies for procurements, guidelines, standard operating

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Neelam Mathews


Neelam Mathews

Neelam Mathews was born in India and completed her education in London.

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