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10 possible IED attacks across Afghanistan foiled

Kabul, Nov 27 | The Afghan National Army (ANA) has foiled at least 10 possible Improvised Explosive Devices (IED) blasts across the country, the...

Cop killed in Afghanistan blast

Kabul, Nov 26 | A police officer was killed on Thursday as blast hit Tirin Kot city, the capital of Uruzgan Province in southern...

Gunmen abduct 28 travellers in Afghanistan’s Wardak province

Kabul, Nov 26 | Unidentified gunmen intercepted vehicles and abducted 28 travellers in Afghanistan's eastern Wardak province, police spokesman Hajji Mohammad Ofiani said on...

India calls Pak ‘dossier’ to UN ‘pack of lies with no...

United Nations, Nov 26 | India's UN Mission has dismissed as "a pack of lies with no takersa¿ the dossier that Pakistan gave UN...

Three suspects held over deadly blasts in Afghanistan’s Bamiyan

Kabul, Nov 26 | At least three suspects were arrested on Thursday in connection with the deadly bomb blasts in the city of Bamiyan...

US committed to enduring partnership with Afghanistan: Pompeo

Geneva, Nov 25 | US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in an address to Geneva Conference said that the United States remains committed to...

India to build new dam in Afghanistan for over 2 million...

New Delhi, Nov 24 | In a move that further strengthens India-Afghan relations, the government on Tuesday announced that it is building a new...

Afghanistan wants connectivity, not charity: Ghani

Kabul, Nov 24 | Afghanistan President Ghani while addressing a side event of the Geneva summit explained the ways through which can improve its...

Afghanistan’s Abdullah meets Turkish Prez Erdogan

Kabul, Nov 21 | Abdullah Abdullah, head of Afghanistan's High Council for National Reconciliation, met Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Istanbul, during which...

End terrorism from Pakistan for Afghanistan peace: India

By Arul LouisUnited Nations, Nov 20 | Under the shadow of the rushed US troop withdrawal from Afghanistan, India on Friday warned that terrorism...

Aus PM vows justice for alleged war crimes in Afghanistan

Canberra, Nov 20 | Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has vowed that allegations of war crimes committed by his country's soldiers in Afghanistan between...

Pak supports inclusive peace process in Afghanistan: Imran

Kabul, Nov 20 | Visiting Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan said here that Islamabad supports an inclusive peace process in Afghanistan and will make...

Trump’s decision to cut troops in Afghanistan creates policy vacuum (New...

By Arul LouisNew York, Nov 20 | President Donald Trump's decision at his administration's sunset to pull back US troops from Afghanistan and Iraq...

Imran arrives in Afghanistan on maiden visit

Kabul, Nov 19 | Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan arrived in Kabul on Thursday on his first maiden visit to Afghanistan after assuming office...

BBL: Melbourne Stars sign Afghanistan spinner Zahir Khan

Melbourne, Nov 18 | Melbourne Stars have secured Afghanistan spinner Zahir Khan ahead of the upcoming edition of the Big Bash League (BBL) beginning...

Trump to order further drawdown from Afghanistan, Iraq: Reports

Washington, Nov 17 | US President Donald Trump will issue a formal order to withdraw U.S. troops from Afghanistan and Iraq as soon as...

Imran to embark on maiden Afghanistan visit next week

Islamabad, Nov 16 | Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan is set embark on his maiden trip to Afghanistan next week on the invitation of...

Scribe killed in IED blast in Afghanistan

Kabul, Nov 12 | A journalist was killed in an IED blast in Afghanistan's Helmand province on Thursday morning, said Omar Zwak, spokesman of...

30 people injured in Afghanistan blast

Kabul, Nov 9 | At least 30 people, including 10 civilians, were injured in a car bomb explosion in Afghanistan's Kandahar province, officials said...

25 cricketers shortlisted for Afghanistan national women’s team

Kabul, Nov 6 | In order to form a national women's team, the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) will be awarding central contracts to 25...

Probe launched into Kabul University terror attack

Kabul, Nov 5 | Afghanistan's First Vice President Amrullah Saleh on Thursday confirmed that a probe has been launched into the terror attack at...

Afghanistan declares day of mourning after university terror attack

Kabul, Nov 3 | The Afghan government announced Tuesday as a national day of mourning as a tribute to the 22 victims who lost...

Afghanistan Cricket Board appoint new CEO

Kabul, Nov 2 | Afghanistan Cricket Board have appointed Rahmatullah Qureishi as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO).He has replaced interim CEO Nazim Zar...

NATO presence in Afghanistan conditions-based: Stoltenberg

Kabul, Oct 24 | As peace negotiations continue, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has said that the ongoing talks in Doha were "fragile" and...

Peace in Afghanistan will enhance regional connectivity: Imran

Islamabad, Oct 24 | Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that peace in Afghanistan will benefit the two neighbours by opening new avenues...

12 kids killed as deadly air strike hits mosque in Afghanistan

Kabul, Oct 22 | At least 12 children were killed and several others wounded in an air strike on a mosque in Afghanistan's northern...

12 women dead in Afghanistan stampede for Pak visas

Kabul, Oct 21 | At least 12 women were trampled to death and 12 others injured during a stampede which occurred while a high...

Leader of Afghanistan’s Hizb-e-Islami to visit Pakistan

Islamabad, Oct 19 | Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, leader of Afghanistan's Hizb-e-Islami party, is scheduled to embark on a three-day visit to Pakistan on Monday, the...

16 dead, 90 injured in Afghanistan blast

Kabul, Oct 18 | At least 16 people were killed and 90 others injured after a powerful explosion on Sunday rocked the city of...

Trump advisor reaffirms 2,500 troops plan in Afghanistan by early 2021

Washington, Oct 17 | US President Donald Trump's National Security Adviser Robert O'Brien reaffirmed that US troops in Afghanistan would be reduced to 2,500...

8 civilians killed in Afghanistan bomb blasts

Kabul, Oct 14 | At least eight civilians were killed and 25 people wounded in two improvised bomb explosions in Afghanistan on Wednesday, authorities...

Afghanistan’s Covid cases reach 39,994

Kabul, Oct 14 | The Afghan Ministry of Public Health on Wednesday confirmed 66 new Covid-19 cases, pushing the total number of cases in...

15 feared dead after two army helicopters collide in Afghanistan

Kabul, Oct 14 | At least 15 people were feared killed after two Afghan army helicopters collided in midair in Afghanistan's southern Helmand province.The...

US troops in Afghanistan should be home by Xmas: Trump

Washington, Oct 8 | US President Donald Trump has hinted that American troops stationed in Afghanistan should be "home by Christmas", following an announcement...

Afghanistan reports 62 new Covid-19 cases

Kabul, Oct 7 | Afghanistan has reported 62 new Covid-19 cases, while two fresh fatalities pushed the death toll to 1,469, health officials said.So...

Afghanistan’s First woman Consul General in Mumbai Zakia Wardak meets Governor...

The newly appointed Consul General of Afghanistan in Mumbai, – the country’s first woman Consul General in Mumbai – Zakia Wardak called on Maharashtra...

Afghanistan fulfils almost 90% of pledges to int’l donors

Kabul, Oct 4 | The Afghanistan government has fulfilled "almost 90 per cent" of its commitments made to international partners in order to secure...

Imran warns against hasty int’l withdrawal from Afghanistan

Islamabad, Sep 27 | Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has warned against hasty withdrawal of foreign powers from Afghanistan, according to media reports."All those...

Cricket Australia postpone Afghanistan Test, New Zealand ODIs

Melbourne, Sep 25 | Cricket Australia have confirmed the postponement of their maiden Test match against Afghanistan and the three-match ODI series against New...

4,776 IEDs defused in Afghanistan in past 6 months

Kabul, Sep 20 | Afghanistan's Defence Ministry on Sunday said 4,776 IEDs were discovered and defused across the country in the past six months. In...

Pakistan, Afghanistan joint action foils smuggling bid

Islamabad, Sep 19 | In a joint operation, Pakistani and Afghan customs authorities foiled an attempt to smuggle tonnes of iodine, which can be...

Afghanistan: Money exchanger stages ‘self kidnap’, held

Kabul, Sep 18 | A money exchanger was arrested in Afghanistan's western province of Herat for allegedly concocting a plan to stage his own...

Pak to set up markets along Afghanistan, Iran borders

Islamabad, Sep 18 | Pakistan will set up three markets along the borders with Afghanistan and Iran by February 2021 to promote business activities...

Afghanistan reports 40 new Covid cases, tally at 38,855

Kabul, Sep 16 | As many as 40 new Covid-19 cases have been registered in Afghanistan over the past 24 hours, bringing the total...

Afghanistan wins seat at UN’s Commission on Women

Kabul, Sep 15 | For the first time, Afghanistan has won a seat at the UN Commission on Status of Women (CSW) for...

India must play active role in Baloch freedom struggle

New Delhi, Sep 11 | I am often confronted with a question about how to create global awareness about the Balochistan movement. Common answers...

US to reduce troops in Iraq, Afghanistan by Nov

Washington, Sep 10 | Kenneth McKenzie, Commander of the US Central Command, has confirmed that Washington would withdraw thousands of troops from Iraq and...

Afghanistan coach handed 5-year-ban for approaching player to fix in SCL

Kabul, Sep 8 | The Afghanistan Cricket Board has banned coach Noor Mohammad 'Lalai' for a period of five years for approaching a national...

25 militants killed in Afghanistan attack

Kabul, Sep 7 | At least 25 militants were killed and eight others injured after Afghan security forces repelled a Taliban attack in Laghman...

Business

Amalgamation of LVB with DBS Bank completed, Rs 2,500 cr fund...

New Delhi, Nov 30 | Lakshmi Vilas Bank (LVB) is now amalgamated with DBS Bank India Limited (DBIL), the wholly owned subsidiary of Singapore-based...