India  /  Published 23.08.21

Modi, Merkel talk on Afghan issue

India also repatriate around 400 people, including two Afghan lawmakers and two Nepalese citizens, back in three separate flights from Kabul on Sunday. Modi and Merkel also touched upon the bilateral...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in New Delhi

World  /  Published 23.08.21

Firefight at Kabul airport, 1 killed

A firefight broke out between unidentified gunmen, Western security forces and Afghan guards at the North Gate of Kabul airport on Monday, Germany's armed forces said, as thousands of Afghans and ...
By Reuters in Kabul

World  /  Published 23.08.21

Biden backs troop withdrawl

Facing criticism over his policy on Afghanistan, US President Joe Biden has defended his move to withdraw American troops from the war-torn country, saying history will record this as a "logical,...
By Lalit K Jha in Washington

World  /  Published 23.08.21

US orders airlines to join evacuation

Defence secretary Lloyd J. Austin III has ordered six commercial airlines to provide passenger jets to help with the growing US military operation evacuating Americans and Afghan allies from Kabul, th...
By Eric Schmitt in Washington

World  /  Published 22.08.21

Kabul airport: 7 dead amid chaos

A panicked crush of people trying to enter Kabul's international airport killed seven Afghan civilians in the crowds, the British military said Sunday, showing the danger still posed to those tryi...
By AP in Kabul


India  /  Published 22.08.21

India resumes evacuation flights out of Kabul

This third round of evacuation took place amid reports by Afghan media that 150 people, mostly Indians, had been captured by the Taliban near Kabul airport. It took about a couple of hours for govern...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi

World  /  Published 21.08.21

Ex-Marine not to desert Afghans

A former British Royal Marine who founded an animal sanctuary in Afghanistan is refusing to evacuate the country without his Afghan staff and their immediate families after the Taliban swept into Kabu...
By Reuters

World  /  Published 21.08.21

Kabul welcome for a Haqqani

Kabul’s largest mosque, a grand, blue-domed building in the heart of the old city, was overflowing with the faithful for Friday prayer when a group of Taliban fighters entered. These were speci...
By Jim Huylebroek, Marc Santora in New York

India  /  Published 20.08.21

Afghanistan: IAF on standby

A C-17 transport aircraft of the Indian Air Force is on standby to fly to Kabul and bring home Indian nationals who are stuck in the war-torn country after the Taliban takeover, sources have said. The...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

India  /  Published 20.08.21

Delhi dodges questions on contact with Taliban

External affairs minister S. Jaishankar on Wednesday dodged questions on any contact with the Taliban while stating that India’s historical relationship with the Afghan people would continue and...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi


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