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18-year-old drowns in canal during Ganesh idol immersion

Gurugram, Sep 21 | An 18-year-old youth from Bihar who had gone to a canal in Dhankot village in Gurugram with his friends to...

Afghan central bank allows merchants to withdraw $25,000 monthly

Kabul, Sep 21 | Afghanistan's central bank, Da Afghanistan Bank (DAB), has allowed merchants and owners of private companies to withdraw $25,000 from their...

Adaptability to conditions holds the key in IPL

Adaptability, momentum are words we often use to relate to certain situations in cricket. Both are extremely strong and important words, especially in a...

Torrential rains drown most of Kolkata, more downpour likely

Kolkata, Sep 20 | Torrential rain for the whole Sunday night coupled with high tide drowned most parts of the city putting it out...

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,...

Afghanistan’s secondary, high schools reopen for boys

Kabul, Sep 20 | Secondary and high schools, as well as madrasas, for boys across Afghanistan have reopened after more than a month...

Mandate of UN mission in Afghanistan extended for 6 months

United Nations, Sep 18 | The Security Council has adopted a resolution extending the mandate of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) for...

10 civilians killed in Kabul drone strike, admits US general

Washington, Sep 18 | Kenneth McKenzie, Commander of US Central Command, admitted on Friday that a US drone strike in late August in Kabul...

Iran urges neighbours to promote ‘positive, peaceful interaction’ in Af

Tehran, Sep 18 | Afghanistan's neighbouring countries must help bring about "positive and peaceful interaction" between different Afghan groups, Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has...

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...

Yogi puts disaster relief forces on alert

Lucknow, Sep 17 | Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has put the national and state disaster relief forces on an alert mode, following...

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...

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...

Tollywood drugs case: Mumaith Khan appears before ED

Hyderabad, Sep 15 | Actor Mumaith Khan on Wednesday appeared before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) for questioning in connection with a money laundering probe...

‘US Central Command still assessing deadly drone strike in Kabul’

Washington, Sep 14 | The US Central Command is "still assessing" the results of the deadly August 29 drone strike in Kabul which was...

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...

Kabul airport to be ready for int’l flights soon: Official

Kabul, Sep 14 | Kabul's Hamid Karzai International Airport will soon be ready for international flights as efforts are underway to resolve technical issues,...

Mullah Baradar issues audio message to say he is alive

New Delhi, Sep 13 | Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, the Deputy Prime Minister of the Taliban government in Afghanistan, confirmed in an audio message...

Baradar absent from meetings with Qatar delegation; arch-rivals Haqqanis present in...

New Delhi, Sep 13 | Speculation intensified about the fate of the Deputy Leader of Afghanistan government, Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, after Taliban leaders...

Two children died in building collapse in Delhi, rescue ops on...

New Delhi, Sep 13 | Two children died and one person was injured in a four-storey building collapse in Delhi on...

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...

NATO blames Afghanistan’s leadership for collapse

New Delhi, Sep 13 | NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has blamed Afghanistans political and military leadership for the quick collapse of the former...

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...

Delhi records wettest September as rain breaks record of 121 yrs

New Delhi, Sep 11 | With 380.2 mm of rainfall from September 1 till Saturday afternoon, Delhi recorded its second highest downpour in 121...

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...

Food, job insecurity now primary concerns in Afghanistan: UN

Geneva, Sep 11 | Food and job insecurity are now the primary causes of concern for families in Afghanistan, Anthea Webb, deputy regional director...

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...

Gold medallist Pramod Bhagat gets hero’s welcome in home state Odisha

Bhubaneswar, Sep 10 | After winning a gold medal at the Tokyo Paralympics 2020, ace shuttler Pramod Bhagat returned to his home...

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...

Ghani committed treason, ex-officials accuse him of lying

New Delhi, Sep 10 | A number of former Afghan government officials have accused exiled President Ashraf Ghani, who fled the country following the...

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...

India, Colombia sign memorandum on space cooperation

By Arul LouisUnited Nations, Sep 9 | India and Colombia have signed a memorandum of understanding on space cooperation and pledged to cooperate...

Pakistan eyes better diplomatic opening with Mullah Akhund as Afghanistan PM

By Hamza AmeerIslamabad, Sep 8 | The appointment of veteran Taliban leader Mullah Muhammad Hassan Akhund as Afghanistan's caretaker Prime Minister, with Mullah Abdul...

Heavy rainfall in Telangana claims 8 lives

Hyderabad, Sep 8 | Heavy rainfall in parts of Telangana over the last two days claimed eight lives, paralysing normal life, disrupting road transport...

Petrol, diesel price revision on hold for 3rd consecutive day

New Delhi, Sep 8 | Auto fuel prices in the country have maintained stability amid softening of the global oil prices over rise in...

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...

‘Armed and Dangerous’: New Afghan Interior Minister Haqqani bears $5mn US...

Washington, Sep 7 | Named new Interior Minister of the Taliban government in Afghanistan under acting Prime Minister Mullah Mohammad Hasan Akhund, Sirajuddin Haqqani...

Man ties car with ropes in flood-hit Telangana town

Hyderabad, Sep 7 | A car owner in Telangana's flood-hit Sircilla town tied it with ropes to prevent it from getting washed away.A video,...

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...

Protests in Kabul against Pak dropping bombs in Panjshir

New Delhi, Sep 7 | A number of men and women took to the streets of Kabul chanting slogans against Pakistan as they claim...

Pak regains global relevance with Afghan govt formation

By Hamza AmeerPeshawar, Sep 7 | Pakistans role in the current developments in Afghanistan, where Afghan Taliban have ousted Ashraf Ghani government and also...

FRAI supports ‘Halla Bol’ campaign against E-commerce giants

New Delhi, Sep 7 | Federation of Retailer Association of India (FRAI), a representative body of 4 crore micro, small and medium retailers, with...

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We have no policing authority over containers: Adani Group

New Delhi, Sep 21 | Adani Group has issued a statement on the "malicious" social media campaign against the group on the seizure of...