West Bengal  /  Published 17.08.21

Bengal’s kabuliwalas in tears

Tayyeb (name changed), in his 20s and from the Paktia province in eastern Afghanistan, cut a forlorn figure in central Calcutta on Monday, hours after his homeland fell to the Taliban. “I have ...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar & Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta, Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 17.08.21

Afghans in hills spend sleepless nights

Rumblings in Kabul are causing sleepless nights to many families in Darjeeling hills and neighbouring region with their near and dear ones stuck in this Afghanistan capital. The Taliban have taken ov...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

World  /  Published 16.08.21

Biden to speak on Afghanistan

Biden had been on a roll until this last week. Defying those who said Washington had become too dysfunctional for bipartisan dealmaking, Biden was celebrating the passage by the evenly divided Senate...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Washington

India  /  Published 16.08.21

Over 200 Indians stuck in Kabul

Amid a thoroughly chaotic day in Afghanistan where 5 people lost their lives while trying to flee the country, over 200 Indians are reportedly stuck in the country's capital Kabul. The conti...
By Our Bureau in Kabul

World  /  Published 16.08.21

US troops at Kabul airport

The joint statement said that from tomorrow and over the coming days, the US will transfer out of the country thousands of American citizens who have been living in Afghanistan, as well as locally emp...
By Lalit K Jha in Washington


World  /  Published 16.08.21

Ghani flees as Afghanistan falls to Taliban fighters

As it became clear that the Taliban had entered Kabul’s gates, thousands of Afghans who had sought refuge there after fleeing the insurgents’ brutal military offensive watched with growing...
By Reuters, New York Times News Service in Kabul

World  /  Published 16.08.21

Taliban sweep in Afghanistan

President Joe Biden’s top advisers concede they were stunned by the rapid collapse of the Afghan army in the face of an aggressive, well-planned offensive by the Taliban that now threatens Kabul...
By David E. Sanger, Helene Cooper in Washington

India  /  Published 16.08.21

Silence on evacuation from Kabul

As Kabul came under siege earlier than expected, India on Sunday drew up contingency plans to evacuate diplomats and nationals from Afghanistan but a final call on shuttering the embassy had not been ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

World  /  Published 15.08.21

Malala worried about Afghan women

Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai said she feels concerned about the women and their safety in Afghanistan as the Taliban took Kabul. She was shot in the head by Taliban terrorists in Pakistan...
By Reuters, Our Bureau

India  /  Published 15.08.21

AI operates Kabul-Delhi flight amid insurgence

  Air India's return flight from Kabul to Delhi departed on Sunday evening with 129 passengers as Taliban forces entered the national capital of Afghanistan and waited for "peaceful tra...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi


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