Articles tagged under: Afghanistan
November 19, 2019
By Barakat Rawnaq
After fall of Taliban regime in 2001, India and Afghanistan opened a new window of mutual relations. India, America and Europian countries have been rebuilding Afghanistan since fall of Taliban regime. It includes construction, training and supply to Afghanistan national army and scholarships to Afghan students. India didn’t have any relation to Afghan regime under Pakistan-supported Taliban.
India started offering scholarships to Afghan students since past several yea...Read More
May 07, 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
April 29, 2017
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
April 13, 2017
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
October 31, 2016
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
October 14, 2016
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
September 27, 2016
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
September 21, 2016
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
September 21, 2016
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
September 20, 2016
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.
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