Articles tagged under: Afghanistan

Amul to be official sponsor of the Afghanistan Cricket team for the ICC World Cup 2019

May 07, 2019
Amul to be official sponsor of the Afghanistan Cricket team for the ICC World Cup 2019

New Delhi: Amul, Asia’s largest milk brand, is the principal sponsor of the Afghanistan cricket team for the upcoming ICC Cricket World Cup hosted by England and Wales. The logo of brand AMUL, which boasts of an annual sales turnover of Rs 45,000 Crores (US$ 6.5 billion), will appear on the leading arm of Afghanistan team playing jerseys as well as on the training kits throughout the World Cup from May 30 to July 14, 2019. "We are excited about being associated with Afghanistan Cricket ...Read More

Afghan student in Anand booked for issuing threat to female student

April 29, 2017
Afghan student in Anand booked for issuing threat to female student

Anand: A 24 year old NRI girl who is student of local veterinary college in Anand has filed complaint against Afghan student for pressurizing her to make physical relations and issuing threat of acid attack otherwise. The victim girl is here from America for education purpose. She came into contact with Afghan student Abujar Mohammad Hussain who is also a student in Anand. The girl in her complaint said she was over her mobile phone receiving threats of acid attack by Hussain if physical relatio...Read More

US drops biggest non-nuclear bomb in Afghanistan targeting ISIS tunnel complex

April 13, 2017
US drops biggest non-nuclear bomb in Afghanistan targeting ISIS tunnel complex

New Delhi: The United States on Thursday dropped biggest ever non-nuclear bomb on Afghanistan to target its ISIS tunnels. The GBU-43 bomb used in the attack has been nicknamed 'The Mother of All bombs', a name that aptly describes the destructive power that it must have. Here are five quick things to know about this bomb: The GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast (MOAB) is a 21,600-pound, GPS-guided explosive. This is the first time that the US has used the MOAB bomb in combat. The bomb, d...Read More

Afghanistan forces inflict heavy casualties on LeT

October 31, 2016
Afghanistan forces inflict heavy casualties on LeT

Kabul:In a major crackdown to eliminate the terrorists' sanctuaries, Afghanistan has carried out three air strikes within a week in Kunar province, bordering Pakistan, inflicting heavy casualties on Lashkar-e-Taiba terror group. At least 19 LeT militants were killed and eight others wounded in Dangam district of eastern Kunar province in air strikes on Saturday, Afghan Ministry of Interior said. In a brief statement, the ministry yesterday said the LeT militants were killed in a "major ope...Read More

SAARC summit boycott will bring positive result: Afghanistan

October 14, 2016
SAARC summit boycott will bring positive result: Afghanistan

Hyderabad:Afghanistan today expressed hopes that decision by five countries to pull out of the SAARC summit in Islamabad will bring positive results and force non-cooperating member nations to walk on the path of peace and partnership. India and four other SAARC members - Bangladesh, Bhutan, Afghanistan and Sri Lanka - pulled out of the November summit, indirectly blaming Pakistan for creating an environment not conducive for successful holding of the meet. The development took place in ...Read More

Prime Minister Narendra Modi not to attend SAARC Summit

September 27, 2016
Prime Minister Narendra Modi not to attend SAARC Summit

New Delhi: In another snub to Pakistan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi tonight decided not to attend the SAARC Summit in Islamabad in November, leading to its collapse with three more countries of eight-member grouping decided to pull out. Citing continuous cross border terrorism by Pakistan against India, the government tonight announced that "in the prevailing circumstances, the Government of India is unable to participate in the proposed Summit in Islamabad." According to sources, leade...Read More

Afghanistan says attacks on its civilians staged from Pakistan

September 21, 2016
Afghanistan says attacks on its civilians staged from Pakistan

United Nations: Afghanistan today slammed Pakistan at the UN, saying "merciless" terror attacks against its civilians are being planned and organised in Pakistan which trains, equips and finances terror groups like Taliban and Haqqani network. Speaking at the UN General Assembly, Afghnaistan's Vice President Sarwar Danesh said his country has repeatedly asked Pakistan to destroy known terrorist safe havens but there's been no change in the situation. Taliban and Haqqani network are trained...Read More

Pakistan inaction against terrorists stems from ”India phobia”: Afghan

September 21, 2016
Pakistan inaction against terrorists stems from ”India phobia”: Afghan

From Yoshita Singh New York:Pakistan's lack of will in dealing with insurgents stems from its "India phobia", its military and civilian tensions and its trust deficit with neighbours, Afghanistan's foreign minister has said while demanding the dismantling of "safe havens" in Pakistan to defeat terrorism. "The way Pakistan behaves is because they have India phobia, there are military and civilian tensions and there is trust deficit between Afghanistan and Pakistan," Salahuddin Rabbani said ...Read More

Boycott of SAARC Summit in Pakistan should be weighed: Afghanistan

September 20, 2016
Boycott of SAARC Summit in Pakistan should be weighed: Afghanistan

New Delhi:Time has come for countries of the region to join hands in "singling out" Pakistan for spoiling regional peace and stability through terror, and possible boycott of upcoming SAARC Summit in Islamabad should be weighed, Afghan envoy Shaida Mohammad Abdali said today. Calling for regional unity in sending out a strong message to Islamabad, he said terrorism being unleashed has become very lethal and systematic as it is state-sponsored and that there should be zero tolerance to it. ...Read More

Ghani conveys Modi Afghanistan’s solidarity and support with India for all actions to eliminate the threat of terrorism

September 20, 2016
Ghani conveys Modi Afghanistan’s  solidarity and support with India for all actions to eliminate the threat of terrorism

New Delhi: President Ashraf Ghani of Afghanistan spoke on telephone today with Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi to condole the terror attack in Uri, Jammu & Kashmir. President Ghani strongly condemned the cross-border terror attack and conveyed Afghanistan’s solidarity and support with India against all actions to eliminate the threat of terrorism. President Ghani expressed his condolences to the families of the martyred soldiers. Prime Minister thanked President Ghani for Afghanista...Read More