The Bojinka Plot: How the 9/11 strikes were conceived

Khalid Sheikh Mohammed (KSM) was the mastermind behind the 'Planes Operation'. He presented the plan to Osama Bin Laden who later approved it setting the stage for the 9/11 attacks in New York and Washington.

Sep 08, 2021, 14:28 PM IST

Biden: Afghanistan cost the US $300 million a day for two decades

President Joe Biden said that the US has spent $300 million a day for 20 years in Afghanistan for two decades. He also added that he refuses to open another decade of warfare in Afghanistan.

Sep 01, 2021, 14:14 PM IST

Biden: Will continue to support Afghans through diplomacy & humanitarian aid

President Joe Biden said that the US will continue to support Afghanistan through diplomacy, international influence, and humanitarian crisis. He also said, "after 20 years of war in Afghanistan, I refuse to send another generation of America on war".

Sep 01, 2021, 14:02 PM IST

Pentagon rubbishes reports about US military abandoning service dogs in Afghanistan

The Pentagon, while categorically denying that any service dog that had worked with the US military was left behind in the country, also acknowledged that a series of social media posts about the non-military evacuation of Kabul pets caused widespread confusion.

Sep 01, 2021, 13:33 PM IST

Biden: 90% of Americans in Afghan were able to leave, we remain committed to get rest out

US President Joe Biden said that 90% of Americans in Afghan who wanted to leave have been evacuated. He also added that "there is no deadline for Afghan Americans, we remain committed to get them out if they want".

Sep 01, 2021, 13:28 PM IST

Biden delivers remark after military withdrawal, says America's Afghan war comes to an end

During his first address after troops pull out, President Joe Biden said that US military personnel enabled the 'extraordinary success of the mission' in Afghanistan. He said thousands of troops and diplomats "risked their lives" to get people on board planes and out of Afghanistan.

Sep 01, 2021, 13:26 PM IST

Ground Report: US military disables aircrafts, armored vehicles before leaving Kabul airport

One of the tasks that the United States military has completed before leaving Afghanistan was to disable aircraft, armoured vehicles, and high-tech rocket systems. Anas Mallick brings you a ground report from inside Kabul airport.

Sep 01, 2021, 12:48 PM IST

US Open 2021: Novak Djokovic, Ashleigh Barty register hard-fought wins in first round

Djokovic defeated Holger Rune 6-1, 6-7, 6-2, 6-1, while Barty beat Vera Zvonareva 6-1, 7-6(7) in their respective first round of US Open. 

Sep 01, 2021, 12:43 PM IST

US exit from Afghanistan may help Pakistan delist itself from FATF greylist

According to estimates by the Pakistani govt, the FATF grey-listing has caused damages to the tune of USD 10 billion annually to the country. 

Sep 01, 2021, 07:25 AM IST

US will continue to conduct drone strikes in Afghanistan if and when needed

The US launched many drone strikes against an individual described as an 'ISIS-K planner' as well as a suspected suicide car bomber in recent days.

Sep 01, 2021, 07:01 AM IST

Justin Bieber rewrites his longest reign as lead artist on Billboard Hot 100 with 'Stay'

Among Justin Bieber's eight Hot 100 No. 1s, 'Stay' passes the three-week reign of 'Sorry' in 2016 for his longest reign as a lead artist.

Aug 31, 2021, 13:36 PM IST

'A new chapter has begun': US suspends diplomatic mission in Afghanistan, moves embassy to Qatar

“Now, US military flights have ended, and our troops have departed Afghanistan. A new chapter of America's engagement with Afghanistan has begun. It's one in which we will lead with our diplomacy. The military mission is over. A new diplomatic mission has begun,” Blinken said in his address to the nation.

Aug 31, 2021, 08:06 AM IST

'Far greater humanitarian crisis is just beginning': UNHCR on situation in Afghanistan

The UN refugee agency urged the Taliban and all other parties to uphold human rights, especially those of women and girls. 

 

Aug 30, 2021, 16:57 PM IST

US troops, Afghans killed in suicide attack near Kabul airport; Take a look at what happened

A health official and a Taliban official said the toll of Afghans killed had risen to 72, including 28 Taliban members.

Aug 27, 2021, 12:17 PM IST

Thousands forced to flee as California wildfires turn dozens of homes into ashes

On Wednesday (August 18), a grass fire driven by winds up to 30 mph (48 kilometers per hour) destroyed dozens of mobile homes in Lake County and injured at least one resident before firefighters stopped its progress.

Aug 19, 2021, 10:39 AM IST

California wildfire, largest in state's history, continues to burn - In Pics

The largest wildfire burning in California has so far destroyed at least 1,045 buildings, including 550 homes, in the northern Sierra Nevada since it began on July 14. Federal firefighters have been trying to get the blaze in control. 

Aug 12, 2021, 11:52 AM IST

Take a tour of Elon Musk's tiny flat-pack house, it boasts of ultra-modern amenities and looks awesome: In Pics

The Casita where Elon Musk lives is an accessory dwelling unit (ADU) made by Las Vegas-based startup company called Boxabl that is only about 37 square meters.

Aug 11, 2021, 14:26 PM IST

US: Violence reported from outside Pentagon, officer stabbed to death, suspect killed

A Pentagon police officer was stabbed to death during a burst of violence at a transit center and a suspect was shot and killed. The US military HQ was temporarily placed on lockdown, the Pentagon told reporters.

Aug 04, 2021, 07:07 AM IST

United States: Why did Biden sign with 3 different pens?

Know in this video, why did United States' 46th President Joe Biden sign executive orders with 3 different pens?

Jan 21, 2021, 20:28 PM IST

Watch: 100 visuals of 46th U.S. President Joe Biden's swearing-in ceremony

Joe Biden swear-in as the 46th President of the United States in the Capitol. Kamala Harris also swear-in as the new Vice President of the United States, becoming first female Vice President. In this video, watch 100 special visuals related to the oath-taking ceremony.

Jan 21, 2021, 17:50 PM IST