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PM inaugurates Stor Palace, says Indians will always be with Afghanistan

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said the 1.25 billion people will "always" stand with the neighbouring country in ensuring peace and prosperity as he jointly inaugurated through video conferencing the restored Stor Palace in Kabul with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani.

WATCH: At Stor Palace inauguration, PM Narendra Modi hails India's historic ties with Afghanistan

WATCH: At Stor Palace inauguration, PM Narendra Modi hails India's historic ties with Afghanistan

PM Modi, while speaking at the inauguration of the restored Stor Palace in Afghanistan via video conferencing, said that the ties between the two states will
only strengthen and grow deeper in the days to come.

Indian aid worker Judith D'Souza rescued from captors in Afghanistan returns home

Indian aid worker Judith D'Souza rescued from captors in Afghanistan returns home

Judith D'Souza, an Indian aid worker who was abducted in Kabul last month by suspected militants, has been rescued and returned here on Saturday.

No plans to revive peace talks with Taliban: Afghan official

Ashraf Ghani has accused Pakistan of harbouring Taliban leaders - an accusation that Islamabad denies.

U.S Defense Secretary pays unannounced visit to Kabul

U.S Defense Secretary Ash Carter made an unannounced visit to Afghanistan on Tuesday where he will meet President Ashraf Ghani and CEO Abdullah Abdullah alongwith senior U.S military commanders.

Pentagon chief Carter lands in Afghanistan

US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter arrived in Afghanistan Tuesday for talks with President Ashraf Ghani, days after the United States and NATO pledged to keep thousands of troops in the troubled country.

Expedite efforts for release of kidnapped Indian: PM Modi to Afghan President Ghani

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday met Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and requested him to expedite efforts to secure the release of an Indian woman kidnapped by suspected militants from Kabul two weeks back.

2 Indians among 25 killed in Afghan blasts, confirms MEA; ISIS, Taliban stake claim

2 Indians among 25 killed in Afghan blasts, confirms MEA; ISIS, Taliban stake claim

Both the Islamic State terrorist group and the Taliban claimed responsibility for the bloodbath. 

Afghan lawmakers approve defence, intelligence chiefs ahead of NATO summit

The risky situation in Afghanistan has forced US President Barack Obama to consider altering plans to halve the 9,800-strong US force in the country by the start of next year.

PM Narendra Modi inaugurates 'Friendship Dam', says India will stand by Afghanistan despite all odds

PM Narendra Modi inaugurates 'Friendship Dam', says India will stand by Afghanistan despite all odds

PM Narendra Modi hailed the people of Afghanistan for denouncing terrorism.

India, Iran, Afghanistan ink 'historic' Chabahar port agreement; PM Modi calls it 'corridor of peace, prosperity'

India, Iran, Afghanistan ink 'historic' Chabahar port agreement; PM Modi calls it 'corridor of peace, prosperity'

India, Iran and Afghanistan on Monday inked the Chabahar trilateral port agreement in the presence of premiers of all the three nations to set up trade and transit corridor.

Economic engagement with Afghanistan, Iran our priority: PM Modi

Economic engagement with Afghanistan, Iran our priority: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said the agenda for economic engagement with Iran and Afghanistan is a priority for India and the Chabahar transport and transit agreement "can alter the course of history" of the region.

PM Modi greets Afghan President on birthday, this time correctly

 Over three months after wishing him wrongly, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today ensured that he greeted Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on the correct date of his birthday.

Afghan minority Hazaras plan protest over power project

The three million-strong Afghan Hazara community has been persecuted for decades, with thousands killed in the late 1990s by Al-Qaeda and the mainly Pashtun Sunni Taliban.

Afghanistan president on two-day visit to Tajikistan

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Tuesday left for Tajikistan for a two-day visit to the neighbouring country, said a statement issued by the country's Presidential Palace.

Afghanistan executes six Taliban inmates

Six Afghan Taliban inmates on death row were hanged on Sunday, government sources said, in the first set of executions endorsed by President Ashraf Ghani since he came to power in 2014.

Taliban attack rattles Kabul; 28 dead, hundreds wounded

Taliban attack rattles Kabul; 28 dead, hundreds wounded

The blast in Kabul apparently targeted the offices of Afghanistan`s main security agency was followed by a heavy firefight.

Taliban launch major push to retake northern Afghan city

Hundreds of Taliban insurgents have launched an offensive to seize the northern Afghan city of Kunduz, which they captured and held for several days last year, provincial officials said on Friday.

Explosions heard in central Kabul following John Kerry`s visit

At least two explosions hit the diplomatic zone of Kabul on Saturday, shortly after visiting US Secretary of State John Kerry left following meetings with Afghan officials including President Ashraf Ghani.

John Kerry makes unannounced visit to Afghanistan to support unity govt

US Secretary of State John Kerry made an unannounced visit to Afghanistan on Saturday and planned to stress US support for the national unity government led by Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, the State Department said.