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1st Test: Afghanistan reduced to 49/6 at tea

Abu Dhabi, March 3 | Afghanistan were left staring at an innings defeat after being reduced to 49/6 at tea on the second day...

60 dead in Afghanistan’s targeted attacks in Feb

Kabul, March 3 | About 60 people lost their lives in the increased targeted attacks in Afghanistan in February as fighting rages in the...

Afghanistan’s Covid tally mounts to 55,714

Kabul, Feb 27 | Afghanistan on Saturday reported 7 new Covid cases, pushing the country's tally to 55,714, the Ministry of Public Health said."Laboratories...

Afghanistan marks National Day of Armed Forces

Kabul, Feb 27 | Afghanistan on Saturday marked the National Day of Armed Forces as the security forces continued fighting a Taliban-led insurgency, the...

3 killed after gunmen attack slain scribe’s house in Afghanistan

Kabul, Feb 26 | At least three people were killed and five others injured after unidentified gunmen stormed a slain journalist's house in Afghanistan's...

Afghanistan reports 16 new Covid cases

Kabul, Feb 24 | Afghanistan has reported 16 fresh Covid cases in the last 24 hours, pushing the country's tally to 55,680, said a...

10 drown as car falls into river in Afghanistan

Kabul, Feb 24 | Ten commuters drowned after their car fell into a river in Afghanistan's southern Uruzgan, provincial government spokesman Ahmad Shah Sahel...

Afghanistan begins coronavirus vaccination

Kabul, Feb 23 | Afghanistan officially launched its coronavirus vaccination program on Tuesday at an event held at the Presidential Palace. President Ashraf Ghani...

Afghanistan reports 24 new Covid-19 cases, tally at 55,604

Kabul, Feb 20 | Afghanistan reported 24 new confirmed Covid-19 cases on Saturday, raising its national tally to 55,604, including 4,352 active cases, the...

Earthquake rocks east Afghanistan, no damage reported

Kabul, Feb 19 | An earthquake jolted eastern Afghanistan and was felt in the capital city of Kabul on Thursday night.The country's Ministry for...

NZ to conclude deployment to Afghanistan by May : PM

Wellington, Feb 17 | New Zealand will conclude its deployment of the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) to Afghanistan by May 2021, Prime Minister...

42 freed by govt forces from Taliban jail in Afghanistan

Kabul, Feb 16 | The Afghan National Army commandos have freed 42 people from a Taliban detention centre in Baghlan province, the country's Defence...

52% of Afghanistan still under Taliban control: Survey

Kabul, Feb 14 | A survey conducted by an Afghan media outlet has revealed the 52 per cent of the war-torn country is still...

US troops won’t leave Afghanistan in May: Senator

Washington, Feb 8 | Republican Senator Lindsey Graham has said that US troops will not leave Afghanistan by May as mentioned in the landmark...

Fighting in Afghanistan escalates amid stalled peace talks

Kabul, Feb 6 | Fighting in Afghanistan has increased as over 90 militants and soldiers have been killed in the past 24 hours amid...

EU in Afghanistan calls for ‘end to violence’

Kabul, Jan 31 | The European Unions (EU) special envoy to Afghanistan, Ronald Kobia, has called for an immediate end to violence in the...

12 killed in blasts across Afghanistan

Kabul, Jan 31 | At least 12 people were killed in blasts across Afghanistan, officials have confirmed.In a deadly car bomb which hit a...

Rashid powers Afghanistan to 3-0 series win

Abu Dhabi, Jan 26 | Leg-spinner Rashid Khan's four-wicket haul and 48 runs helped Afghanistan beat Ireland by 36 runs in the third and...

Fighting continues in Afghanistan amid progress in peace talks

Kabul, Jan 24 | In the war-torn Afghanistan, fighting continues as more than 50 rebels mostly militants have been killed in the past 24...

Afghanistan launches polio vaccination targeting 9.9mn kids

Kabul, Jan 17 | The Afghan Public Health Ministry on Sunday launched a nationwide campaign to administer polio vaccines to 9.9 million children under...

‘CPEC to provide great benefit to Afghanistan, Central Asian nations’

Islamabad, Jan 16 | Pakistani President Arif Alvi said that the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) will benefit Afghanistan and Central Asian countries by enhancing...

‘US forces in Afghanistan, Iraq reduce to 2,500 level’

Washington, Jan 16 | The Pentagon has confirmed that US troops in Afghanistan and Iraq have reduced to 2,500.Acting Secretary of Defence Christopher Miller...

Pak urges Afghanistan to take action against terrorists

Islamabad, Jan 7 | Pakistan on Thursday urged neighbouring Afghanistan to take action against terrorists after a soldier was killed in firing from across...

Taliban intelligence operative captured in Afghanistan

Kabul, Jan 4 | A Taliban intelligence operative has been arrested in Afghanistan's Balkh province, army spokesman said on Monday.Azizullah, who worked for the...

60 militants killed in Afghanistan’s Helmand

Kabul, Jan 3 | At least 60 militants have been killed and several others injured in clashes and airstrikes in Afghanistan's restive Helmand province,...

Afghanistan announce squad for ODI series against Ireland

Kabul, Jan 3 | A 16-member squad has been announced by Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) for the upcoming three-match ODI series against Ireland, scheduled...

Pakistan becoming pawn in Chinese policy to enter Afghanistan: IAF chief

New Delhi, Dec 29 | Indian Air Force chief R.K.S. Bhadauria on Tuesday said that Pakistan is becoming a pawn in Chinese policy and...

Afghanistan regrets Taliban leaders meeting their followers in Pakistan

By Hamza AmeerISslamabad, Dec 28 | Afghanistans foreign ministry has expressed serious concerns and deep regrets over some videos, showing senior Taliban leaders meeting...

Pak concerned over high level of violence in Afghanistan

Islamabad, Dec 28 | Pakistan has expressed concerns about the spike in violence in Afghanistan and assured help in enhancing security, according to a...

Australia to host Afghanistan for one-off Test next year

Kabul, Dec 21 | Australia will be hosting Afghanistan for a lone Test match next year, Afghanistan Cricket Board has announced.The Test match was...

Rockets fired at US airbase in Afghanistan: Officials (Ld)

Kabul, Dec 19 | Multiple rockets were fired at the Bagram Airfield, a major US airbase in Afghanistan's Parwan province, on Saturday, officials said,...

Rockets fired at US airbase in Afghanistan: Officials

Kabul, Dec 19 | Four rockets were fired at the Bagram Airfield, a major US airbase in Afghanistan, on Saturday, officials said.The rockets were...

Airtstrikes kill 30 militants in Afghanistan

Kabul, Dec 18 | At least 30 militants were killed in an airstrike targeting a gathering of Taliban fighters Afghanistan's Ghazni province on Friday,...

Afghanistan tops World Terrorism Index: Report

Kabul, Dec 13 | The Australia-based Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP) in its annual World Terrorism Index placed Afghanistan as the most-affected country...

UN adopts resolution on Afghanistan

Kabul, Dec 11 | The UN General Assemblys (UNGA) resolution on the situation in Afghanistan was adopted on Friday by a majority of 131...

Ireland name 16-man squad for ODI against UAE, Afghanistan

Dublin, Dec 11 | Cricket Ireland has announced a 16-man squad for the two ODI series against the UAE and Afghanistan set to be...

Female journalist shot dead in Afghanistan

Kabul, Dec 10 | A female journalist was shot dead by unidentified gunmen in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province on Thursday, an official confirmed.The incident took...

Afghanistan’s aviation sector lost $100mn due to Covid-19

Kabul, Dec 8 | Due to global border closures and restrictions imposed in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Afghan aviation sector suffered...

24 injured in Afghanistan car bombing

Kabul, Dec 7 | At least 24 people were injured in a car bombimg outside a district police station in Afghanistan's Kandahar province on...

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...

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Bank of Baroda lead lender of Reliance Home Finance Limited representing...

New Delhi, March 4 | Bank of Baroda (BoB), the lead lender of Reliance Home Finance Limited representing 34 banks and institutions has dragged...