New Delhi |Tuesday, 2021 3:15:06 AM ISTThe Chinese ambassador to Kabul, Wang Yu, has said that his country is prepared to continue providing unconditional humanitarian aid to the people of Afghanistan.... read..
New York | September 21, 2021 8:15:49 AM ISTUN humanitarians said on Monday that 635,000 people in Afghanistan were routed from their homes this year because of violence, with more than 12,000 recently displaced to Kabul, mainly from Panjshir Province.... read..
United Nations |Tuesday, 2021 3:15:06 PM ISTThe annual parade of Presidents, Prime Ministers, Princes and potentates starts off on Tuesday when they meet in person and virtually at the UN General Assembly (UNGA) to grapple with global problems, promote their own agendas and engage in diplomacy.... read..
Kabul | September 21, 2021 6:46:21 PM ISTThe Taliban government in Afghanistan has banned the broadcasting of the Indian Premier League (IPL), currently being held in the UAE.... read..
Kabul | September 21, 2021 12:16:04 PM ISTRising unemployment in Afghanistan has forced many people to drive their own cars as taxis and sell goods on the country's streets.... read..
Kabul | September 21, 2021 7:15:55 AM ISTThe Taliban on Monday said that it can restrain Islamic State (Daesh) in Afghanistan and they are not capable of posing a threat to the country.... read..
Kabul |Tuesday, 2021 4:45:05 AM ISTThe Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) announced on Monday that it had appointed Naseeb Khan as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Khan replaces Hamid Shinwari, who was appointed in April 2021 to the post.... read..
United Nations |Tuesday, 2021 11:15:06 AM ISTUN humanitarians has said that 6,35,000 people in Afghanistan were routed from their homes this year because of violence, with more than 12,000 recently displaced to Kabul, mainly from Panjshir Province.... read..
New Delhi |Tuesday, 2021 1:45:06 AM ISTIndia and the US on Monday held discussions over the prevailing situation in Afghanistan and appreciated the mutual cooperation in the recent evacuation operations from Kabul.... read..
New Delhi | September 21, 2021 8:16:19 PM ISTPrime Minister Narendra Modi and French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday talked over the telephone and expressed their grave concerns about the situation in Afghanistan.... read..
Kabul | September 21, 2021 9:45:57 AM ISTEven though the Taliban has managed to capture Afghanistan and form a government, an internal rift between the faction has started emerging, according to media reports.... read..
Kabul | September 21, 2021 8:45:49 AM ISTAt least 40 people have been arrested in connection with explosions that rocked Jalalabad city of eastern Nangarhar province on Saturday and Sunday.... read..
New Delhi | September 21, 2021 6:46:27 PM ISTDuring his upcoming US visit Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Joe Biden will discuss the current regional security situation following the recent developments in Afghanistan in a bilateral meeting on September 24, said Foreign Secretary Harsh... read..
New Delhi | September 21, 2021 1:45:59 AM ISTMinister of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud on Monday called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and discussed regional developments, including the situation in Afghanistan.... read..
Kabul | September 21, 2021 8:16:22 PM ISTOver 150 media outlets in Afghanistan have shut down their operations in the last one month as they struggled to carry out their day to day functions after the Taliban takeover.... read..
Islamabad |Monday, 2021 10:15:06 PM ISTPakistan is gearing up to ramp up the Kashmir dispute against India along with joining the United Nations call for immediate intervention to prevent an expected economic collapse of Afghanistan.... read..
Los Angeles (California) | September 20, 2021 2:46:09 PM ISTAmerican actor Julianne Nicholson, who won an Emmy for her role in HBO's hit series 'Mare of Easttown', gave a powerful acceptance speech, recognising women impacted by the Texas abortion ban and Taliban takeover of Afghanistan.... read..
Kabul | September 20, 2021 1:46:04 AM ISTAmid worsening economic conditions post-Taliban takeover, the Da Afghanistan Bank (DAB) on Sunday said that all private companies would be allowed to withdraw USD 25,000 from their bank account once a month.... read..
Geneva | September 20, 2021 10:45:58 AM ISTIn the upcoming UN General Assembly (UNGA) meet slated for this week, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi is set to present a report on a recent field visit in Afghanistan.... read..
Kabul |Monday, 2021 2:45:05 PM ISTSecondary and high schools, as well as madrasas, for boys across Afghanistan have reopened after more than a month of the country's takeover by the Taliban, the Ministry of Education said.... read..
Jammu (Jammu and Kashmir) | September 20, 2021 3:46:06 AM ISTPeople's Democratic Party (PDP) President Mehbooba Mufti on Sunday accused Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of playing politics over issues pertaining to Taliban, Afghanistan and Pakistan to garner votes.... read..
Kabul | September 20, 2021 9:45:56 PM ISTNaseeb Khan has been appointed as new Chief Executive of Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB), days after the removal of Hamid Shinwari from the post.... read..
Islamabad | September 20, 2021 3:16:25 PM ISTPakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan is scheduled to address the 76th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) virtually, on Friday.... read..
Kabul | September 20, 2021 11:16:06 AM ISTFemale teachers are uncertain about their future in Afghanistan after the Ministry of Education issued a notice calling on male students and male teachers from grades seven to 12 to return to school.... read..
Kabul | September 19, 2021 10:46:07 PM ISTA child was killed and two people including a Taliban member injured in an explosion on Sunday evening in Nangarhar province, local media reported.... read..
By Naveen KapoorNew Delhi | September 19, 2021 8:16:02 AM ISTDuring the upcoming week at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), several high-level multilateral meetings are expected to take place in which India will participate.... read..
Kabul | September 19, 2021 6:15:54 AM ISTAt least three persons were killed and 21 injured on Saturday in three consecutive explosions targeting the Taliban in Police District 5 of Jalalabad city of eastern Nangarhar province.... read..
New Delhi |Sunday, 2021 5:15:05 AM ISTPakistan has been reeling under international pressure on their handling of the Afghan situation and it is conscious of the fact that its role in Afghanistan will increasingly come under scrutiny in the coming days.... read..
Islamabad | September 19, 2021 9:16:01 AM ISTPakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan recently came to the defence of US President Joe Biden by saying that Biden faced "unfair criticism" over withdrawal from Afghanistan and it was the "most sensible thing" to do. Notably, Khan has not received any call fr... read..
Washington | September 19, 2021 4:45:57 AM ISTThe US State Department on Saturday announced that nearly 30 more Americans were evacuated from Afghanistan via a Qatar Airways charter flight.... read..
Kabul | September 19, 2021 5:46:07 PM ISTTwo civilians were killed in an explosion at a bus station in the eastern city of Jalalabad in Nangarhar Province on Sunday morning, Sputnik reported citing an eyewitness.... read..
New Delhi | September 19, 2021 5:16:00 PM ISTExternal Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Sunday met Saudi Arabia's Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud here and exchanged views on the developments in Afghanistan and other regional issues.... read..
Kabul |Sunday, 2021 4:45:05 PM ISTAt least two people were killed and 21 others injured in four separate explosions in Afghanistan, multiple sources have confirmed.... read..
New Delhi | September 19, 2021 4:15:50 PM ISTExternal Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Sunday held a meeting with visiting Saudi counterpart Prince Faisal bin Farhan and exchanged views on Afghanistan, the Gulf and Indo-Pacific.... read..
New Delhi | September 18, 2021 11:16:11 AM ISTThe issue of Taliban takeover was heavily discussed during the conference of various intelligence units and security agencies with Delhi Police at Delhi Police headquarters on Friday, as per sources.... read..
New Delhi | September 18, 2021 9:45:57 PM ISTThere is so much Talibanisation happening in Kerala, especially in certain pockets that in the next 5-10 years the state could become another Afghanistan.... read..
Kabul | September 18, 2021 9:16:03 AM ISTThe Ministry of Education of Afghanistan, led by the Taliban has directed all secondary schools to resume from Saturday, however, the directive only mentions the male students, making no reference to a return date for girls.... read..
Islamabad | September 18, 2021 12:46:11 PM ISTUnited Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi has said that the humanitarian situation in Afghanistan is pretty desperate and called for urgent aid to the country, a media report said.... read..
United Nations |Saturday, 2021 4:15:05 PM ISTThe Security Council has adopted a resolution extending the mandate of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) for six months until March 17, 2022.... read..
By Reena Bhardwaj Washington | September 18, 2021 4:45:55 AM ISTThe Pentagon on Friday acknowledged that the August 29 drone strike in Afghanistan was a tragic mistake that killed 10 civilians, including seven children.... read..
United Nations |Saturday, 2021 3:15:05 PM ISTUN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has requested for cooperation from the members of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) in support of Afghanistan.... read..
New York | September 18, 2021 2:15:55 PM ISTUnited Nations chief Antonio Guterres has asked for cooperation from the members of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) in support of Afghanistan.... read..
New Delhi |Saturday, 2021 5:15:05 AM ISTPrime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday that the change of power in Afghanistan was not inclusive and it happened without negotiation.... read..
Kabul | September 18, 2021 12:46:13 PM ISTAn improvised explosive device (IED) blast occurred in Kabul's PD13 area, local media reported on Saturday.... read..
New Delhi |Saturday, 2021 2:15:05 AM ISTHours after the New Zealand cricket team called off its tour of Pakistan just before the start of the first ODI in Rawalpindi, Pakistan Interior Minister Sheikh Rasheed Ahmad said on Friday that the tour was cancelled under an international 'conspiracy', ... read..
Washington DC | September 18, 2021 11:46:09 AM ISTUS Secretary of State Antony Blinken spoke with newly appointed UK Foreign Secretary Elizabeth Truss on Friday and discussed issues including Afghanistan, China and Iran.... read..
Islamabad | September 18, 2021 5:46:15 PM ISTPakistan paid a "very heavy price" of siding with the US in its occupation of Afghanistan, said Prime Minister Imran Khan, adding that hearing American politicians blame Islamabad for its humiliating retreat hurts.... read..
New Delhi |Saturday, 2021 6:15:05 PM ISTThe Taliban have effectively banned girls from secondary education in Afghanistan, by ordering high schools to reopen only for boys.... read..
New Delhi |Saturday, 2021 6:15:05 PM ISTThree terrorist organisations are still operating in Afghanistan against Pakistan, Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Friday, after the Taliban had assured the Afghan soil would not be used against any state, Geo TV reported.... read..
Kabul | September 18, 2021 7:16:12 PM ISTThe Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution renewing the mandate of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) on Friday, specifying the importance of "equal and meaningful participation" of women in public life.... read..
New Delhi |Saturday, 2021 7:45:06 PM ISTFilippo Grandi, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, has asked Pakistan to accept the new influx of refugees from Afghanistan, suggesting that if these refugees were sent back due to the lack of documentation, they may be at risk.... read..