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1st polio vaccination drive in Afghanistan since Taliban takeover

Kabul, Oct 18 | A country-wide polio vaccination drive will begin in Afghanistan on November 8 for the first time since the Taliban took...

Taliban creates commission to expel unfavourable members: Report

Kabul, Oct 14 | The Taliban-led government in Afghanistan has created a new commission to expel members "who misuse the name of the Taliban,...

New chapter opened in Afghanistan, world relations: Taliban FM

Doha/Kabul, Oct 12 | The Taliban-led government in Afghanistan has "opened a new chapter" in relations with the international community by sending a message...

Taliban Culture Ministry calls IS ‘headache’, not ‘threat’

Kabul, Oct 8 | A top official from the Ministry of Information and Culture of the Taliban government in Afghanistan has called the Islamic...

International community should not be in hurry to recognize Taliban: Qatar

New Delhi, Oct 7 | Qatar Deputy Foreign Minister Lolwah Rashid al-Khater said that they have asked the international community not to hurry in...

Pak PM’s revelation of talks with Taliban sparks uproar

By Hamza AmeerIslamabad, Oct 6 | In a recent interview, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan revealed that his leadership is in contact with...

Taliban kill 13 Hazaras in cold blooded execution

New Delhi, Oct 5 | Taliban forces have unlawfully killed 13 ethnic Hazaras, including a 17-year-old girl, in Afghanistans Daykundi province after members of...

Taliban eliminates IS-K hideout in Kabul after mosque attack

Kabul, Oct 4 | Just hours after a suicide bombing in the Eid Gah mosque in Kabul killed several people, the Taliban eliminated a...

Taliban Ministry to probe reports of killing Panjshir civilians

Kabul, Oct 2 | The Taliban caretaker government's Ministry of Interior has announced that it would investigate alleged reports of killing and torture of...

Taliban envoy again seeks UN acceptance

Kabul, Oct 1 | Suhail Shaheen, the Taliban's appointed envoy to the UN, has again urged the world body to allow him to represent...

US concerned about Pak nuclear weapons after Taliban takeover

New Delhi, Sep 29 | Top US generals had warned US President Joe Biden that a rushed withdrawal from Afghanistan could increase risks to...

Taliban hang dead bodies in city squares of Herat

New Delhi, Sep 25 | The Taliban reportedly hung the dead bodies of four alleged kidnappers in public in the western city of Herat...

Imran Khan is also a puppet: Taliban spokesman

By Sanjeev SharmaNew Delhi, Sep 24 | A Taliban spokesperson has lashed out at Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan, describing him as a ‘puppet...

Women stage protest in Kabul against Taliban policies

Kabul, Sep 20 | A number of Afghan women staged a protest in Kabul against Taliban policies, demanding equal rights to education and work,...

Pak Taliban rejects FM Qureshi’s amnesty offer, asks army to apologise

By Mrityunjoy Kumar JhaNew Delhi, Sep 18: Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) has rejected Pakistan governments offer of amnesty saying that its struggle will continue until...

China uncertain if Taliban will hold good on promise of ETIM...

New Delhi/Dushanbe, Sep 17 | China is concerned whether the Afghan Taliban will keep their promise to crack down on the East Turkistan Islamic...

Afghan economy in despair following Taliban takeover

New Delhi, Sep 17 | Ever since the Taliban took over Afghanistans capital on August 15, the war-torn countrys already fragile economy has spiraled...

Finally, the Taliban are on the receiving end

By Amjad Ayub MirzaLondon, Sep 17 | As missiles came raining down on Kabul during the early afternoon of September 16, it sent a...

Taliban hunt if Bactrian Treasure has been moved out of Afghanistan

New Delhi, Sep 16 | The Ministry of Information and Culture of the caretaker Taliban government in Afghanistan said on Thursday that it has...

Royal snub to Pakistan’s drive for Taliban recognition

Kabul/New Delhi, Sep 16 | Rhapsodising over the takeover of Afghanistan by medieval marauders, Pakistan has begun a hectic diplomacy campaign to seek recognition...

Is the Taliban thinking of creating a regular army for Afghanistan?

By Rahul KumarNew Delhi, Sep 16: The Taliban's acting Army Chief, Qari Fasihuddin said that the militant group is holding consultations over creating a...

Taliban hands over seized cash, gold to Afghan central bank

Kabul, Sep 16 | The Taliban has handed over about $12.3 million cash and some gold to Da Afghanistan Bank (DAB), the country's central...

Pak rupee under pressure since Taliban takeover of Afghanistan

New Delhi, Sep 15 | The Pakistani rupee has hit a new all-time low as some analysts see the regime change in Afghanistan weighing...

Taliban fighters force men into car boots

New Delhi, Sep 14 | The Taliban is carrying out reprisal attacks against former soldiers and government workers, the UN has been told, as...

Qatar FM in Kabul, meets Taliban leadership (Ld)

New Delhi, Sep 13 | Visiting Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Muhammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani met the Taliban leadership team and cabinet members, including acting...

Female doctor’s home stormed by Taliban fighters

New Delhi, Sep 13 | A female doctor in Afghanistan's Kandahar province has claimed that her home was stormed by the Taliban fighters and...

Afghan girls can attend schools but in gender-separated classes: Taliban

Kabul, Sep 13 | Afghan female students can attend higher education institutions and universities but in gender-separated classes, Abdul Baqi Haqqani, acting minister of...

Barbaric video shows Taliban celebrating with severed head of their victim

By Sanjeev SharmaNew Delhi, Sep 11 | The Taliban beheaded an Afghan soldier, then chanted praise to their leader Hibatullah Akhundzada while holding the...

Taliban execute Amrullah Saleh’s brother

New Delhi, Sep 11 | Rohullah Azizi, brother of Afghanistan's former Vice President Amrullah Saleh and one of the leaders of the resistance front...

Guterres underlines importance of engaging Taliban, aiding Afghans

United Nations, Sep 11 | UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said engaging the Taliban and providing humanitarian aid to the Afghan people are crucial for...

Taliban torture journos: ‘We could hear their screams and cries through...

New Delhi, Sep 10 | "We could hear their screams and cries through the walls," the cellmates of the journalists tortured by the Taliban...

Sharp increase in violence against journalists under Taliban rule

New Delhi, Sep 10 | Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has warned of a sharp increase in violence against journalists and mediapersons in Afghanistan under...

India demands Taliban keep commitment to not harbour terrorists

By Arul LouisUnited Nations, Sep 10 | Warning that terrorism continues to threaten Afghanistan, India has demanded the Taliban to keep its commitment to...

UN Women chief asks Taliban to respect rights of Afghan women

United Nations, Sep 10 | A UN high-ranking official has called on the Taliban authorities in Afghanistan to respect the rights of women."Women have...

My statement on Taliban deliberately distorted: Mehbooba

Srinagar, Sep 9 | A day after former Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti said the Taliban could become an example for the world if it...

Afghan envoy to UN defies Taliban regime, denounces it

By Arul LouisUnited Nations, Sep 8 | Afghanistan's Permanent Representative Ghulam Isaczai has defied the Taliban government and denounced its overthrow of the elected...

IS-K becomes Afghan Taliban’s prime threat

By Hamza AmeerKabul, Sep 7 | The Afghanistan conflict, which has wrecked the country for decades, for many has been a conflict between the...

Massoud calls for Afghan resurrection against Taliban

New Delhi, Sep 6 | One of the leaders of the resistance forces in Panjshir province, Ahmad Massoud, has called on the people of...

Taliban leader Mullah Hasan Akhund nominated as head of Afghanistan

By Sanjeev SharmaNew Delhi, Sep 6 | After days of consultations, the Taliban have nominated Mullah Mohammad Hasan Akhund as the new head of...

UN humanitarian chief in Afghanistan for talks with Taliban

United Nations, Sep 6 | UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has sent Undersecretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs Martin Griffiths to Kabul for talks with the Taliban...

Taliban claims to ‘fully capture’ Panjshir

New Delhi/Kabul, Sep 6 | Taliban spokesperson Zabihullah Mujahid said on Monday that the group has "fully captured" Panjshir province, the last remaining region...

Taliban to announce interim govt in Afghanistan

Kabul, Sep 6 | The Taliban is set to announce an interim government in Afghanistan after technical issues are resolved, officials of the Islamic...

Taliban victory puts Pakistan in a quandary

By Asad MirzaThe Pakistan government at the moment seems to be in a quandary. The manner in which it wanted to exploit the Taliban...

Pak spymaster in Kabul to play mediator between Haqqani Network and...

Kabul/New Delhi, Sep 4 | In a significant geopolitical development and revealing its hand, ISI chief Lieutenant General Faiz Hameed arrived in Kabul with...

Aerial firing by Taliban claims as many as 70 lives

New Delhi, Sep 4 | The Taliban fighters on Friday night opened gunshots in the air across the country, which killed over 70 people...

Change in Kerala politics post Taliban takeover: BJP

Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 4 | The Kerala unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday slammed the attitude of rival parties in the state...

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JIBS awarded prestigious global engagement seed grant by IBRO

New Delhi, Oct 19 | In a significant academic development, Jindal Institute of Behavioural Sciences (JIBS) has been awarded the Global Engagement Seed Grant...