Afghanistan

'Special Terrorist Zones' in Pakistan for LeT, JeM must end, says India at UN

'Special Terrorist Zones' in Pakistan for LeT, JeM must end, says India at UN

India criticised the UN for failing to act adequately to fight terrorism in the region.

Nov 21, 2017, 09:34 AM IST

Afghanistan trying to make peace with Pakistan: Mohammad Ashraf Ghani

Afghanistan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has said that his government has taken necessary steps to maintain peace with Pakistan.

Nov 20, 2017, 08:16 AM IST
Unicef expresses concern over malnourished Afghan children

Unicef expresses concern over malnourished Afghan children

The education situation has improved in Afghanistan since the collapse of the Taliban regime in 2001.
 

Nov 19, 2017, 16:16 PM IST
Pakistan, US trade blame over cross-border terrorism

Pakistan, US trade blame over cross-border terrorism

Top Pakistani and US military commanders have blamed each other for not doing enough to stop cross-border terrorism, the media reported on Friday.

Nov 17, 2017, 18:05 PM IST
Pak blocking normal access between India and Afghanistan: MJ Akbar

Pak blocking normal access between India and Afghanistan: MJ Akbar

Pakistan is inhibiting connectivity between India and Afghanistan, Minister of State for External Affairs said on Thursday.

Nov 15, 2017, 21:12 PM IST
Bypassing Pakistan, Indian wheat successfully reaches Afghanistan via Chabahar

Bypassing Pakistan, Indian wheat successfully reaches Afghanistan via Chabahar

The first consignment of wheat from India to Afghanistan was flagged off by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and her Afghan counterpart Salahuddin Rabbani on October 29.

Nov 11, 2017, 17:55 PM IST

NATO to increase mission in Afghanistan by 3,000 troops

NATO will increase its training mission in Afghanistan from 13,000 to 16,000 troops

Nov 09, 2017, 21:35 PM IST
TV station attacked in Kabul; IS claims responsibility, 4 dead

TV station attacked in Kabul; IS claims responsibility, 4 dead

Afghan special forces suppressed the attack on Shamshad TV station in Kabul.

Nov 07, 2017, 18:03 PM IST

Pakistan confirms killing of official in Afghanistan

Pakistan has confirmed that a diplomatic official of the Consulate General of Pakistan in Afghanistan`s eastern Jalalabad city was shot dead at a shop near his residence.

Nov 07, 2017, 08:25 AM IST
Afghan university sees first graduates in women's studies

Afghan university sees first graduates in women's studies

Afghanistan`s first graduates in women`s studies donned caps and gowns on Sunday to collect their unusual qualifications in the patriarchal country. 

Nov 05, 2017, 18:44 PM IST

Pakistan releases family of top Baloch militant commander

Balochistan Home Minister Mir Sarfaraz Bugti said three women and three children, including the family of Dr Allah Nazar were arrested while travelling illegally into Pakistan.

Nov 04, 2017, 15:51 PM IST

Afghanistan temporarily bans WhatsApp

WhatsApp and Telegram are often used by the Taliban and other militant groups to evade government surveillance, The New York Times reported.

Nov 04, 2017, 11:52 AM IST

No prison time for US soldier Bergdahl in desertion case: media

The judge ordered Sergeant Bergdahl to be dishonorably discharged, his rank slashed to private, and for him to pay a $10,000 fine, the Pentagon said.

Nov 03, 2017, 21:34 PM IST
Pakistan out: Caught Afghanistan, bowled India in Iran, courtesy Chabahar Port

Pakistan out: Caught Afghanistan, bowled India in Iran, courtesy Chabahar Port

Pakistan's reluctance to allow India to make use of its territory for trade with Afghanistan may have backfired completely with the first consignment of Indian wheat for Kabul reaching Chabahar Port in Iran.

Nov 02, 2017, 16:48 PM IST

Afghanistan: Fuel tanker explosion kills 15, leaves 27 injured

At least 15 people were killed and 27 wounded when fuel tankers exploded in the town of Charikar, northwest of the Afghan capital Kabul on Wednesday, destroying a nearby bus, residents and officials said.

Nov 02, 2017, 11:02 AM IST

15 killed, 30 injured in Afghan oil tanker explosion

At least 15 people were killed and 30 others injured when an oil tanker exploded in Afghanistan`s Parwan province, a senior official said on Thursday.

Nov 02, 2017, 09:40 AM IST
Blast hits embassy zone in Kabul, 13 feared dead

Blast hits embassy zone in Kabul, 13 feared dead

A loud blast shook windows and doors in an area of the Kabul in Afghanistan where many foreign embassies and government departments are located.

Oct 31, 2017, 17:31 PM IST
No Pakistan? No problem: How India reached out to Afghanistan via Iran

No Pakistan? No problem: How India reached out to Afghanistan via Iran

India has committed to sending 1.1. million tonnes of wheat to Afghanistan and the first consignment reached Afghanistan via Chabahar port in Iran.

Oct 30, 2017, 20:28 PM IST
431 Hindus from Pakistan can now get PAN, Aadhaar and buy property in India

431 Hindus from Pakistan can now get PAN, Aadhaar and buy property in India

As many as 431 Pakistani nationals, mostly Hindus, have been granted long-term visas by the government, thus making them eligible for PAN and Aadhaar cards as well as allowing them to buy property, a home ministry official said.

Oct 29, 2017, 15:30 PM IST
Sushma Swaraj flags off first wheat consignment to Afghanistan through Chabahar port

Sushma Swaraj flags off first wheat consignment to Afghanistan through Chabahar port

Sushma Swaraj, Foreign Minister of Afghanistan and Foreign Minister of Iran flagged off the first shipment of wheat from India to Afghanistan on Sunday.

Oct 29, 2017, 15:02 PM IST