Afghanistan

Historic Test series: India to host Afghanistan for the first-time ever

Historic Test series: India to host Afghanistan for the first-time ever

Afghanistan's tour will be part of India's home series in the 2018-19 calendar and shows the growing bond between not just the two countries but the two cricketing boards as well.

Dec 12, 2017, 12:59 PM IST
ACB hails BCCI's decision to host Afghanistan for maiden Test as historic

ACB hails BCCI's decision to host Afghanistan for maiden Test as historic

Reacting to the BCCI`s decision to host Afghanistan for their first ever Test match against India, Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) Chairman Atif Mashal on Monday called it a historic moment for his country.

Dec 11, 2017, 17:58 PM IST
Pak denies US-Afghan claims of it providing safe havens to terrorists

Pak denies US-Afghan claims of it providing safe havens to terrorists

Pakistan has denied the claims of presence of the terror havens in the country.

Dec 09, 2017, 16:45 PM IST
Two top commanders of Taliban killed in Pakistan

Two top commanders of Taliban killed in Pakistan

Two top commanders of the Taliban were killed on Wednesday by Pakistani security forces during a raid in the country's restive northwest tribal region bordering Afghanistan, police said.

Dec 06, 2017, 23:29 PM IST
Afghanistan vs Ireland, 1st ODI: Afghanistan beat Ireland, as teenage debutant Mujeeb Zadran runs riot

Afghanistan vs Ireland, 1st ODI: Afghanistan beat Ireland, as teenage debutant Mujeeb Zadran runs riot

Sixteen-year-old off-spinner Mujeeb Zadran took 4-24, the joint-best figures for an Afghan bowler on ODI debut, to help dismiss Ireland for 100 in 31.4 overs.

Dec 05, 2017, 22:57 PM IST
Chabahar port: US says India a player in Afghanistan, supports transit options

Chabahar port: US says India a player in Afghanistan, supports transit options

The US has said that India "is a player" in Afghanistan and it supports New Delhi's move with regard to transit options to enhance its economic connectivity with the war-torn country.

Dec 04, 2017, 07:36 AM IST
Chabahar Port, allowing India to bypass Pakistan, inaugurated in Iran

Chabahar Port, allowing India to bypass Pakistan, inaugurated in Iran

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday inaugurated a newly built extension to the country's main Arabian Sea outlet, the strategic Chabahar Port on the Gulf of Oman, which more than triples its capacity and poses a challenge for a port under construction in neighbouring Pakistan.

Dec 03, 2017, 18:49 PM IST
At least five killed in Afghanistan Blast

At least five killed in Afghanistan Blast

At least five people were killed and seven others injured as a blast rocked Jalalabad city in Afghanistan on Sunday, officials said.

Dec 03, 2017, 16:07 PM IST
Civilian toll in US-led strikes in Iraq, Syria climbs again

Civilian toll in US-led strikes in Iraq, Syria climbs again

More civilians have died in US-led air and artillery strikes in Iraq and Syria, officials acknowledged on Friday amid criticism the American military is being less cautious about killing innocents.

Dec 01, 2017, 06:54 AM IST
Undermining state-sponsored proxy war will be catastropic: Afghanistan

Undermining state-sponsored proxy war will be catastropic: Afghanistan

Abdullah said Afghanistan was thankful to India for building infrastructure, opening trade routes and providing quality education in his country.

Nov 30, 2017, 19:52 PM IST
Suspected US drone targets Haqqani militants in Pakistan, killing four

Suspected US drone targets Haqqani militants in Pakistan, killing four

It would be the fourth such US strike inside Pakistan since President Donald Trump took office in January. 

Nov 30, 2017, 13:57 PM IST
Islamic State, Taliban battle in eastern Afghanistan

Islamic State, Taliban battle in eastern Afghanistan

Attahullah Khogyani, provincial governor's spokesman, said that hundreds of families are displaced from villages in Khogyani and Sherzad districts.

Nov 28, 2017, 13:22 PM IST

India to assist in strengthening transport system in Kabul

India will provide USD 2.87 million to Afghanistan for refurbishment of 350 buses that will help in strengthening the public transport system of Kabul.

Nov 27, 2017, 19:37 PM IST
20 militants killed in Afghanistan

20 militants killed in Afghanistan

The Afghan air force also launched airstrikes, destroying four militants` hideouts over the period, the Ministry statement said, without elaborating about casualties on the side of the security forces.

Nov 26, 2017, 20:23 PM IST
To face IS threat, China may deploy its army on border with Afghanistan

To face IS threat, China may deploy its army on border with Afghanistan

China's treatment of ethnic minority Muslims in Xinjing region may have put the country on the target list of IS.

Nov 25, 2017, 13:46 PM IST
Afghan airstrike kills Taliban commander, 5 family members in Kapisa province

Afghan airstrike kills Taliban commander, 5 family members in Kapisa province

An Afghan official says a government airstrike has killed a Taliban commander and five of his family members in the northeastern Kapisa province.

Nov 24, 2017, 20:44 PM IST
Suicide attack kills at least eight in Afghanistan`s east: Officials

Suicide attack kills at least eight in Afghanistan`s east: Officials

At least 6 people were killed in a suicide bomb attack in the eastern Afghan province of Nangarhar on Thursday.

Nov 24, 2017, 00:30 AM IST
Afghan girl injured in blast on way to recovery at AIIMS: Docs

Afghan girl injured in blast on way to recovery at AIIMS: Docs

A 10-year-old girl had suffered severe brain injuries in a bomb blast in Afghanistan.

Nov 23, 2017, 20:05 PM IST
'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