Taliban govt orders UN female staff in Afghanistan to wear hijab

The Taliban govt also placed a poster calling on women to wear the "hijab". The Ministry, which had recently ordered that the hijab was mandatory, said the best type in the directive was Chadari or Burqa.

May 18, 2022, 13:00 PM IST

Taliban dissolve Afghanistan's Human Rights Commission, deem it 'unnecessary'

Taliban attributed this decision to a lack of funds for 'unnecessary' departments amid their financial crunch.

May 17, 2022, 07:05 AM IST

Taliban makes covering of faces mandatory for women in public, say burqa is best

Most women in Afghanistan wear a headscarf for religious reasons, but many in urban areas such as Kabul do not cover their faces.

May 07, 2022, 15:49 PM IST

Islamic scholars call on Taliban to reopen schools for girls in Afghanistan

Scholars issued a resolution comprising five points calling on the Islamic Emirate to reopen the school for girls in grades 7-12, reports ANI.

May 01, 2022, 19:52 PM IST

Kabul Mosque blast kills over 50 people during Ramadan's Friday prayers: Report

The blast hit the Khalifa Sahib Mosque in the west of the capital in the early afternoon, said Besmullah Habib, deputy spokesman for the interior ministry, who said the official confirmed death toll was 10.

Apr 30, 2022, 07:03 AM IST

Afghanistan: At least 10 killed, 20 wounded as powerful blast rocks mosque in Kabul

The mosque in Kabul was packed with hundreds of worshippers who had gathered for prayers on the last Friday of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. 

Apr 29, 2022, 20:21 PM IST

Kapil Mishra's big statement in Shaheenbagh drugs case

Narcotics Department raided Delhi's Shaheenbagh area in which a large consignment of drugs was recovered, International connection of this drugs consignment come to the fore, On this connection of drugs and terrorism, BJP leader Kapil Mishra said that Jihadi funding is happening in Shaheen Bagh.

Apr 29, 2022, 15:28 PM IST

33 killed, 43 injured in mosque blast in Afghanistan: Taliban spokesman

At least 43 others wounded after a blast rocked a mosque in Afghanistan`s northern province of Kunduz, said Taliban spokesman. 

Apr 23, 2022, 06:41 AM IST

At least 36 civilians, including children, killed in Pak airstrikes in Afghanistan; Taliban summon Pakistani envoy

Pakistan, however, denied it carried out the strikes. It claimed that militants carry out attacks inside Pakistan by crossing its lawless western border with Afghanistan. 

Apr 17, 2022, 13:53 PM IST

EAM S Jaishankar meets UN chief, discusses Taliban, Ukraine crisis during US visit

Taking to Twitter, Jaishankar wrote, "Spoke about latest developments in respect of Afghanistan and Myanmar. Appreciate his interest in working with India to effectively address important contemporary challenges.

Apr 15, 2022, 06:55 AM IST

Taliban bans women from flying without male chaperone: Report

Taliban has imposed new restrictions on women directing airlines to not allow them to board domestic or international flights without a male chaperone. 

Mar 27, 2022, 17:10 PM IST

Afghan girls to return to school next week for first time since Taliban rule: Report

The Taliban will allow girls around Afghanistan to return to class when high schools open next week, an education official said on Thursday.

Mar 17, 2022, 21:30 PM IST

Wheat donated by Pakistan inedible, India is far better: Taliban official

Wheat donated by Pakistan is not edible: Taliban Official," Afghan journalist Abdulhaq Omeri tweeted as he posted a video of the Taliban official. Afghan people were seen thanking India on Twitter for the "good quality wheat."

Mar 05, 2022, 11:45 AM IST

Taliban committed to let girls back to school, says UNICEF chief

Despite the lack of a formal ban, girls in grade seven and up have effectively been barred from going to school in most of the country since the Taliban's takeover of the country six months ago. 

Feb 25, 2022, 20:46 PM IST

India is your home: PM Narendra Modi tells Afghan Hindu-Sikh community members

PM Modi met a delegation of Afghan Hindu-Sikh community at his residence in Delhi today. 

Feb 19, 2022, 15:45 PM IST

Developments in Afghanistan will have wider ramifications to Central Asia region: India at UN

"The developments in Afghanistan will have wider ramifications to the Central Asia region, particularly the possible growth in international terrorism and drug trafficking emanating from the Afghan territory," said TS Tirumurti. 

Feb 17, 2022, 06:31 AM IST

DNA: Why Taliban has created 'Panipat Force’?

The Taliban government of Afghanistan has announced the name of one of its military units as 'Panipat'. Know what is the thinking of the Taliban behind naming this troop as Panipat.

Feb 15, 2022, 23:58 PM IST

Taliban Foreign Minister pledged to resolve issue of missing female activists in Afghanistan: United Nations

During a meeting with Deborah Lyons, the UN Secretary-General`s special envoy to Afghanistan, Taliban Foreign Minister Amir Khan Muttaqi assured to resolve the issue of the missing female activists, it was announced.

Feb 11, 2022, 11:45 AM IST

Taliban also reacts on India's hijab controversy

As expected, international propaganda has started on the hijab controversy in India. The Taliban and China have also reacted on India’s hijab row.

Feb 11, 2022, 00:10 AM IST

Deadly Kabul airport attack last year was not preventable, says Pentagon

The blast took place at Abbey Gate outside the Kabul airport on August 26 and killed 11 U.S. Marines, a sailor and a soldier, who were screening the thousands of Afghans trying to flee the country after the Taliban takeover.

Feb 05, 2022, 07:21 AM IST