Taliban Government
World  /  Published 16.09.21

Afghanistan: Who calls the shots?

Rest easy, folks. Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, the number two in the new Afghan government, has appeared in a video interview to say he’s alive and well and to deny reports he was injured in a re...
By Paran Balakrishnan in New Delhi

Sports  /  Published 16.09.21

Afghan women players in Pakistan

Players from Afghanistan’s women soccer teams have arrived in Pakistan and will seek political asylum in third countries amid concern over the status of female athletes under the new Taliban gov...
By Agencies

World  /  Published 16.09.21

Ex-envoys: Deny Taliban recognition

A group of Afghan diplomats from the deposed government in Kabul has issued a first-of-its-kind joint statement calling on world leaders to deny the Taliban formal recognition and chiding them for &rd...
By Reuters in Washington

World  /  Published 16.09.21

Kabul runs out of dollars

Afghanistan’s banks are running out of dollars, and may have to close their doors to customers unless the Taliban government releases funds soon, three people with direct knowledge of the matter...
By Reuters in Mumbai

World  /  Published 15.09.21

US should unfreeze Afghan assets: China

China on Wednesday supported the Taliban's demand that the US should unfreeze Afghanistan's assets and said that America has no legitimate reasons to do so as the Chinese envoy to Kabul called...
By K J M Varma in Beijing


Sports  /  Published 15.09.21

Afghanistan Cricket Board floats a promise

The Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) is committed to promoting women’s game in the country and is optimistic their one-off Test against Australia in November will go ahead, new chairman Azizullah...
By Reuters in New Delhi

India  /  Published 14.09.21

Cong replies to Yogi with Taliban barb

The Congress on Monday said there is nobody in Indian politics who has “such cheap, vulgar and low-grade mentality” as Yogi Adityanath, setting the stage for a bitter confrontation in the ...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

India  /  Published 13.09.21

'Govt encouraging pro-establishment films'

Actor Naseeruddin Shah said today that while he felt that the film industry had been insulated from religious discrimination and Islamophobia, filmmakers were being encouraged by the governm...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

World  /  Published 13.09.21

Satellite images reveal Afghans at Pak border

Images in an NDTV exclusive report show thousands stranded at Afghanistan's border with Pakistan last week, desperately trying to leave. While images of Afghan nationals trying to flee t...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

World  /  Published 12.09.21

Remittances to be paid in Afghan currency

Afghanistan’s central bank has ordered banks to pay out remittances in local currency only, the latest move to preserve scarce US dollars, say sources familiar with the matter. Hard currency re...
By Reuters in London


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