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Indian delegation meets Taliban officials in Kabul

Indian delegation meets Taliban officials in Kabul

🕔06:50, 3.Jun 2022

An Indian delegation led by Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) Joint Secretary J.P. Singh met Taliban officials in Afghan capital Kabul on Thursday. The Indian delegation is in Kabul to oversee the delivery operations of India’s humanitarian assistance to Afghanistan.

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Taliban welcome meet on Afghanistan hosted by India

Taliban welcome meet on Afghanistan hosted by India

🕔13:03, 12.Nov 2021

New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) In reaction to the India Conference’s statement, the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan has said that it had already fulfilled all of the demands mentioned by the conference, Tolo News reported. “The Islamic Emirate welcomes the India

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India reviewing Taliban’s offer to resume work on TAPI gas supply pipeline

India reviewing Taliban’s offer to resume work on TAPI gas supply pipeline

🕔21:27, 2.Nov 2021

New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) India is reviewing the Taliban’s offer to resume work on Tapi (Turkmenistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan, and India) gas supply pipeline, as the security issues remain a challenge, official sources said. According to the officials, India is reviewing

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Afghanistan at risk of resurgence of polio, Covid

Afghanistan at risk of resurgence of polio, Covid

🕔08:15, 29.Sep 2021

London, Sep 29  With the Taliban retaking Afghanistan last month, and international organisations pulling out funds, there is an increased risk of resurgence of polio, Covid-19 and other diseases there, which can have global implications, Nature reported. Despite the achievements

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Quad readier more than ever to take on the Axis-of-Evil

Quad readier more than ever to take on the Axis-of-Evil

🕔07:04, 27.Sep 2021

The 76th session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) marks the beginning of a new era in South and Pacific Asian region. The meeting between the heads of state of the Quad nations held on September 24 at the White

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FBI Director warns Taliban takeover could inspire extremists in US

FBI Director warns Taliban takeover could inspire extremists in US

🕔21:52, 22.Sep 2021

New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) FBI Director Christopher Wray has warned that the Taliban takeover in Afghanistan could inspire a new wave of extremism in the US, The Hill reported. Wray testified before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee

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Baradar fled to Kandahar after brawl with Khalil Haqqani at Presidential Palace

Baradar fled to Kandahar after brawl with Khalil Haqqani at Presidential Palace

🕔17:05, 15.Sep 2021

New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) A major row broke out between leaders of the Taliban over the make-up of the group’s new government in Afghanistan last week, BBC reported. The argument between the group’s co-founder Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar and a

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153 Afghan media outlets stop operations after Taliban takeover

153 Afghan media outlets stop operations after Taliban takeover

🕔12:03, 14.Sep 2021

Kabul, Sep 14  At least 153 Afghan media outlets have stopped operations in 20 provinces following the Taliban takeover of the war-torn nation last month, a media report citing organisations supporting free media said. The TOLO News report on Monday

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India demands Taliban keep commitment to not harbour terrorists

India demands Taliban keep commitment to not harbour terrorists

🕔10:40, 10.Sep 2021

United Nations, Sep 10 (IANS) Warning that terrorism continues to threaten Afghanistan, India has demanded the Taliban to keep its commitment to not allow the country to be used by terrorists. Citing last month’s “deplorable” attack on the Kabul Airport that

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Afghan scribes thrashed with cables for covering anti-Taliban protest

Afghan scribes thrashed with cables for covering anti-Taliban protest

🕔19:17, 9.Sep 2021

New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) Taliban authorities in Afghanistan have been detaining and assaulting journalists and imposing new restrictions on media work, the Human Rights Watch said. Demand is growing for the Taliban to stop the assaults, drop the restrictions and

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Taliban plan to hold oath-taking ceremony on Sept 11

Taliban plan to hold oath-taking ceremony on Sept 11

🕔17:54, 9.Sep 2021

Kabul, Sep 9 (IANS) The interim government of the Islamic Emirates of Afghanistan (IEA) is likey to take oath of office on September 11, a day which also marks the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks in the US in 2001.

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Taliban allow 200 Americans, other foreigners to leave Afghanistan

Taliban allow 200 Americans, other foreigners to leave Afghanistan

🕔17:48, 9.Sep 2021

Kabul, Sep 9  The Taliban have allowed at least 200 American civilians along with other foreigners to depart Afghanistan after negotiations with the US administration. As per reports, the foreign nationals will leave Kabul on charter flights on Thursday. A

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Afghanistan : Impact of Taliban regime on India

Afghanistan : Impact of Taliban regime on India

🕔20:14, 8.Sep 2021

New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Though the Taliban leadership structure remains intact, factional differences have emerged over power sharing in the new governing set up, especially the manner in which the Haqqani Network moved in to control large sections of Kabul.

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India, Russia to discuss Afghanistan crisis at NSA level meeting

India, Russia to discuss Afghanistan crisis at NSA level meeting

🕔21:19, 7.Sep 2021

New Delhi, Sep 7  India and Russia are set to discuss the Afghan crisis following the takeover of the war-torn nation by Taliban forces. India’s Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said that the Secretary of the Security Council of the

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With dried up foreign aid, Afghanistan braces for humanitarian crisis

With dried up foreign aid, Afghanistan braces for humanitarian crisis

🕔18:56, 7.Sep 2021

Kabul, Sep 7  After the Taliban took control of Afghanistan, international aid, which evidently constitutes and caters to all basic facilitations of the country, has been suspended, leaving the country’s basic healthcare facilities on the verge of a total collapse

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Afghanistan heads towards devastating economic and humanitarian crisis

Afghanistan heads towards devastating economic and humanitarian crisis

🕔21:06, 6.Sep 2021

Kabul/New Delhi Sep 6 (IANS) Taliban celebrated ‘Independence Day as the last troop of the US military forces left Afghanistan. But after the Taliban takeover, the average Afghan population faces mounting challenges ahead. Afghanistan now is experiencing a collapse of administration

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EU agree to re-establish joint presence in Kabul

EU agree to re-establish joint presence in Kabul

🕔20:41, 4.Sep 2021

Brussels, Sep 4 (IANS) Foreign Ministers of the European Union (EU) have agreed to re-establish a joint presence in Kabul to ensure the safe departure of the bloc’s nationals and Afghans who are considered at risk and who could be received

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EU FMs discuss coordinated engagement with Taliban

EU FMs discuss coordinated engagement with Taliban

🕔14:18, 3.Sep 2021

Brussels, Sep 3  In a debate on Afghanistan, Foreign Ministers of the European Union (EU) discussed how to engage with the Taliban, in particular humanitarian aid and a possible tide of Afghan refugees. “The purpose of the meeting is to

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UN Humanitarian Air Service resumes flights in Afghanistan

UN Humanitarian Air Service resumes flights in Afghanistan

🕔09:25, 3.Sep 2021

United Nations, Sep 3 (IANS) The UN Humanitarian Air Service (UNHAS), operated by the World Food Programme (WFP), has resumed flights to enable 160 humanitarian organisations to continue their life-saving activities in Afghanistan since the Taliban took over the war-torn nation,

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US exploring land routes to evacuate Afghans

US exploring land routes to evacuate Afghans

🕔16:29, 2.Sep 2021

New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) The US is exploring ways to evacuate American citizens and Afghan allies looking to leave the war-torn nation including via land routes, American officials said, reasserting a commitment to help eligible people who were not airlifted

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