West Bengal  /  Published 16.09.21

'Won't let India become Pakistan'

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday asserted that she will not allow the country to turn into Pakistan or the Taliban. Alleging that the saffron party has claimed the Bhabanipur co...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

World  /  Published 16.09.21

Taliban: 12.4 million USD seized

Afghanistan's Taliban-controlled central bank said it had seized nearly $12.4 million in cash and gold from former top government officials on Wednesday, including former vice president Amrullah S...
By Reuters in Kabul

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

Opinion  /  Published 16.09.21

Imperial history has lessons for Afghanistan

Last week, the United States of America and many countries in the North Atlantic Treaty Organization commemorated the 20th anniversary of the devastating terror attacks on the iconic World Trade Cente...
By Swapan Dasgupta

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

World  /  Published 15.09.21

Taliban deny Baradar is killed in shootout

The Taliban have denied that one of their top leaders has been killed in a shootout with rivals, following rumours about internal splits in the movement nearly a month after its lightning victory over...
By Reuters in Washington


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