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Wednesday, July 28, 2021



Delhi & Tehran

July 26, 2021 7:28 am

India and Iran have a common interest in ensuring a legitimate and peaceful rearrangement of current order in Afghanistan.

US carried out airstrikes in Afghanistan: Pentagon

July 23, 2021 11:03 am

The US military has carried out approximately six or seven strikes in the past 30 days, says defence official.

House votes to evacuate more Afghan allies as US war ends

July 23, 2021 10:55 am

Representatives cite the urgency to protect on-the-ground allies Afghan allies to the US.

Afghan Army Chief Gen Ahmadzai expected to visit India next week

July 20, 2021 3:25 pm

Afghan Army Chief Gen Wali Mohammad Ahmadzai is scheduled to hold wide-ranging talks with his counterpart Gen MM Naravane and National Security Advisor Ajit Doval.

Watch: Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani continues to offer Eid prayers amid rocket fire

July 20, 2021 2:21 pm

A video shared by TOLOnews showed Ghani and many others offering Eid prayers even as the high-pitched noise of rockets pierced the morning air.

Hold the red line

July 19, 2021 7:35 am

War in Afghanistan must be brought to an end. But world, and India, must resist rush to normalise Taliban

Taliban say they want Afghan deal, even as they battle on

July 18, 2021 10:08 pm

The statement by Maulawi Hibatullah Akhunzada came as Taliban leaders were meeting with a high-level Afghan government delegation in the Gulf state of Qatar to jump-start stalled peace talks.

Pompeo: Afghan fight against Taliban 'a matter of will'

July 17, 2021 10:30 am

Mike Pompeo applauded President Joe Biden's move to withdraw from Afghanistan, but said he was worried that US counterterrorism operations could be hurt in the process.

Danish Siddiqui, Reuters chief photographer, killed in Afghanistan

July 16, 2021 8:18 pm

A Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, Danish Siddiqui had been covering the situation in Kandahar, Afghanistan over the last few days.

Explained: A look at India's investments in Afghanistan

July 21, 2021 10:03 am

The Taliban's possible triumph threatens not just India's diplomatic stakes in Afghanistan, but also 20 years and $3 billion worth of Indian investment in various projects — dams, roads, trade infrastructure.


Thousands flee as Taliban makes deeper inroads into Afghanistan

July 13, 2021 8:03 pm

Thousands of people have fled Taliban insurgents sweeping across northern Afghanistan, fearful of their harsh rule. (AP)

Schools in Peshawar reopen after the Taliban attack

January 12, 2015 7:13 pm

Security was tight, part of a country-wide move to boost security at schools in the wake of the attack.


India to move UN for Azhar Masood ban: MEA

February 25, 2016 4:07 pm

New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) spokesperson Vikas Swarup onThursday said that India will yet again move the United Nations to include the name of Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) chief Maulana Masood Azhar on the sanctions list to ban him. Swarup said "We will be moving to 1267 Sanctions Committee to also include the name of Masood Azhar on the sanctions list. It is a great anomaly that the organisation Jaish-e-Mohammed is listed but not its leader. He also noted that India has already submitted to the UN's Sanction Committee a fresh list of 11 terrorists from Pakistan -based terror groups affiliated to Al Qaeda, Taliban and other outfits responsible for terrorism in the country. He further said "We are awaiting details from Pakistan about the composition of the Special Investigation Team and the itinerary of the visit. The two foreign secretaries are in touch.