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AFGHANISTAN TALIBAN NEWS

Ex-UK Marine leaves Kabul with dogs, cats but no local staff

August 29, 2021 6:38 pm

A privately funded chartered plane carrying Paul "Pen" Farthing and his animals took off from Kabul late Saturday after a saga that gripped and divided Britain, raising difficult questions about the relative value placed on human and animal lives.

Afghan fiasco raises hard questions for Europe

August 24, 2021 11:10 am

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said he will ask Biden during the G-7 call to keep Kabul airport open for evacuation flights past the original deadline of the end of the month, and this time Biden seems likely to agree.

Did the war in Afghanistan have to happen?

August 23, 2021 2:13 pm

For some veterans of America’s entanglement in Afghanistan, it is hard to imagine that talks with the Taliban in 2001 would have yielded a worse outcome than what the United States ultimately got.

Delhi University holds meeting with Afghan students, assures support on visa extension, ICCR scholarship

August 20, 2021 10:25 am

The Afghanistan students shared their worries and woes about the current situation in the country and consequent problems such as visa extension, ICCR scholarship, hostel accommodation and financial problems.

‘Coordinating with MEA for safe return of 200 Bengal residents stuck in Afghanistan’: Mamata

August 19, 2021 4:57 am

Asked if the BJP-led Central government should revisit the immigration policy in light of the humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan, Banerjee said, “It is a sensitive issue and a major policy decision.”

Afghan crisis: How Indian institutes are making efforts to get Afghan students back on campus

August 19, 2021 11:32 am

Afghan students are connecting with the institutes with various queries -- from family accommodation to visa approvals. Institutes are trying to help students with relevant documents for speedy approval of visas.

IIT-Delhi launches helpline for Afghan students, will accept PhD applications on rolling basis

August 18, 2021 8:06 pm

IIT Delhi has also announced PhD fellowship for students from Afghanistan. Instead of following the admission cycle, the institute will process PhD candidates' applications if and when they apply on a rolling basis.

Hema Malini, Kabir Khan recall filming in Afghanistan, helpful locals: 'I am helpless as same people are asking me for help'

August 17, 2021 2:30 pm

Other celebrities who have shared statements and posts on social media to highlight the tension in Afghanistan after it was taken over by the Taliban include Bhumi Pednekar, Rhea Chakraborty, Sonu Sood, Shekhar Kapur, Anurag Kashyap, Tisca Chopra, Swara Bhasker, Ranvir Shorey among more.

Outside Afghanistan embassy in Delhi, fear and uncertainty: ‘Fled from Taliban 5 years ago, we know what they can do’

August 16, 2021 6:35 pm

Many seek help to get their relatives to India, but find little clarity from embassy officials

IIT-Bombay allows students from Afghanistan to return to campus

August 17, 2021 4:31 pm

The students will be allowed to join classes from the hostel so that their studies are not interrupted amid the ongoing crisis in Afghanistan.