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India condemns Kabul terror attack

New Delhi, Dec 29, India on Friday strongly condemned Thursday’s terror attack in Afghanistan’s capital Kabul that claimed over 40 lives and injured more than 80 people. “India strongly condemns the cowardly suicide terror attack on December 28 at the media news agency and the cultural centre in Kabul resulting in loss of more than

Kabul-Mumbai air corridor

Kabul-Mumbai air corridor opened

Kabul-Mumbai air corridor: After the great success of the Kabul-New Delhi route, India and Afghanistan on Wednesday launched an air corridor between Kabul and Mumbai that is expected to provide real and unimpeded connectivity to Afghan traders. This is the second air corridor between India and Afganistan to boost bilateral connectivity. Since the launch of

Gunmen attack Afghan intelligence training centre

Kabul, Dec 18, Armed insurgents attacked an intelligence training facility in the Afghan capital on Monday, sparking a shootout with security forces, officials said.The attackers occupied an under construction building behind the training centre of the National Directorate of Security and exchanged fire with the security forces, said Interior Ministry spokesman Nasrat Rahimi.According to media

India is Afghanistan’s most reliable regional partner: Pentagon

Kabul [Afghanistan], Dec 17 : – Welcoming the additional economic, medical and civic support from New Delhi to Kabul, the Pentagon has told the United States Congress that India is Afghanistan’s “most reliable regional partner”. The Pentagon in its report to the Congress titled ‘Enhancing Security and Stability in Afghanistan’, stated that, “India is Afghanistan’s

Afghan forces to launch operation against IS in the north

Kabul, Dec 12, Afghanistan’s military plans to launch a major operation to stop the Islamic State group making inroads into the country’s northern provinces, officials said today. “(The) ministry of defence is planning to launch an operation against Daesh in northern provinces of Sari Pul, Faryab and Jowzjan,” defence ministry spokesman Dawlat Waziri told AFP,

14 Taliban militants killed in Afghanistan

14 Taliban militants killed in Afghanistan: Including a senior leader belonging to the Afghanistan’s insurgent group Taliban, at least 14 militants were killed in an operation in eastern Nangarhar province. According to the Khaama Press, the senior Taliban leader killed in the operation was their prison’s in-charge. The provincial government media office confirmed the death of

Security agencies enter 'Tora Bora'

Security agencies enter ‘Tora Bora’ of Kashmir

Security agencies enter ‘Tora Bora’: A recent encounter in which four Jaish-e-Mohammed militants were killed in Budgam’s Pakharpora area is being seen as the security forces’ maiden entry into an area popularly known as ‘Tora Bora’ because of the heavy presence of foreign militants there, officials here said. The militants are often hiding in the

US airstrikes kill 8 IS militants in Afghanistan

Kabul [Afghanistan], Dec 3 : At least eight militants belonging to the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group were killed in airstrikes conducted in the eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan. The Khaama Press quoted the local officials, as saying, that the airstrikes were carried out in the vicinity of Achin districts, targetting the militants in two

Adnan Sami to shoot in Afghanistan for his debut film

Mumbai, Nov 29 (PTI) Singer-music composer Adnan Sami will be shooting in Afghanistan next year for his debut film “Afghan In Search Of A Home” as an actor. Adnan will make his acting debut with “Afghan In Search Of A Home” directed by Radhika Rao and Vinay Sapru. He will be seen in the role of

19,700 Afghans die from diabetes annually

Kabul, Nov 15, More than 19,700 people die due to diabetes in Afghanistan annually, the Health Ministry said on Wednesday.“The 2012 International Diabetes Federation finding shows that 19,773 out of some 849,000 people affected by diabetes die of the disease annually in Afghanistan,” said Qamaruddin Hafiz, a senior ministry official.Hafiz said the ministry was making

Italy donates $5mn to vaccinate children in Afghanistan, Pakistan

Rome, Nov 15, Italy has donated 4.5 million euros ($5 million) towards efforts to vaccinate every child under the age of five in Pakistan and Afghanistan, the Global Polio Eradication Initiative has announced. Pakistan and Afghanistan were the only two countries that reported polio cases this year.The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has matched Italy’s

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Top Five Evening News Daily Post

Afghanistan hands over slain diplomatic staffs body to Pak

Afghanistan hands over slain diplomatic staff’s body to Pak

Islamabad, Nov 7, Afghanistan hands over slain diplomatic staffs body to Pak : The body of a Pakistani diplomatic staffer who was shot dead by unidentified assailants Afghanistan’s Jalalabad city, arrived here today, a day after Islamabad lodged a strong protest with Kabul over the incident.Afghanistan handed over the body of Nayyar Iqbal Rana to

Pakistan confirms killing of official in Afghanistan

Pakistan confirms killing of official in Afghanistan

Pakistan Consulate killed: Pakistan has confirmed that a diplomatic official of the Consulate General of Pakistan in Afghanistan’s eastern Jalalabad city was shot dead at a shop near his residence.Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua summoned the Afghan Charge d’Affaires to the Foreign Office to lodge a strong protest against this heinous act and demanded that the perpetrators

For the first time in History, Afghanistan’s University has Graduates in Women’s Studies

Afghanistan’s first graduates in women’s studies donned caps and gowns on Sunday to collect their unusual qualifications in the patriarchal country. Kabul University is the country’s first higher education institute to offer a degree focused on gender and women’s issues, according to the United Nations Development Programme and university officials. Feminist theories, media, civil society

Eight militants killed in Afghanistan

Eight militants killed in Afghanistan

Eight militants killed Afghanistan: Kabul,  At least eight militants have been killed in an Afghan forces’ special operation in Logar province, said an official.The raid was conducted on Sunday in Karwar district, and among those killed in the raid was a Taliban leader named Mukhtar, provincial governor spokesman Salim Salah told Xinhua. Some arms and ammunition

Afghanistan President to visit India

New Delhi, Oct 23, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani will come on a daylong working visit to India on Tuesday during the course of which meet his Indian counterpart, Ram Nath Kovind and hold delegation-level talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the External Affairs Ministry announced on Monday. “The visit will build upon the recent high

India can help US to keep an eye on Pakistan- Daily Post India

India can help US to keep an eye on Pakistan

India can help the US keep an eye on Pakistan as President Donald Trump has “taken tougher approach to Islamabad harbouring terrorists”, US ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley has said. Noting that Trump recently announced a new strategy for combating terrorism in Afghanistan and South Asia, Haley said one of the pillars of that

Afghan officials: US drone kills 14 IS in eastern province

Kabul, Oct 14, Afghan officials say a US drone strike has killed 14 Islamic State militants in a remote area in Afghanistan’s eastern Kunar province.Abdul Ghani Musamim, spokesman for the provincial governor, said today that the strike took place on Thursday afternoon in the Chawkay district. He says it targeted a meeting of IS commanders

India Not Sending Troops to Afghanistan Because of Pakistan, Says US

India Not Sending Troops to Afghanistan Because of Pakistan, Says US

US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has said that India’s decision not to send its troops to Afghanistan was in view of Pakistan’s considerations as this would bring in new complexities in the region. Mattis praised India’s contributions to the war-torn country before lawmakers at House Armed Services Committee, saying New Delhi has adopted a holistic

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