Tag: Afghanistan

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  • India takes over operations of Shaheed Beheshti Port at Chabahar

    India takes over operations of Shaheed Beheshti Port at Chabahar

    The India Ports Global Limited (IPGL) company opened its office and took over operations at the key port.

    December 24, 2018
  • ISIS Trumped?

    ISIS Trumped?

    In the week of jollity around the world, Wednesday’s announcement by the US President signifies an abrupt change in policy that was unveiled six months ago, notably with three objectives ~ to retain US forces in Syria, to endure the “enduring defeat of ISIS”, and act as a bulwark against Iranian influence.

    December 22, 2018
  • Imran’s fate hinges on economic showing

    Imran’s fate hinges on economic showing

    Pakistan has requested for a $12 billion help because its economy is in a shambles. The foreign exchange reserve is at $7.3 billion whereas a dollar itself buys 140 Pakistani Rupees. The monthly trade deficit is at $1.7 billion.

    December 21, 2018
  • Pakistan to release Indian prisoner Hamid Ansari on Tuesday: MEA

    Pakistan to release Indian prisoner Hamid Ansari on Tuesday: MEA

    The Indian spokesperson said it was a matter of great relief, especially for Ansari’s family that his incarceration in the Pakistan jail was coming to an end after six years.

    December 17, 2018
  • Taliban key commander among 10 killed in Afghanistan

    Taliban key commander among 10 killed in Afghanistan

    The security forces, acting upon an intelligence report, attacked a Taliban gathering in Dawlat Abad district in the wee hours of Sunday, killing 10 rebels on the spot, Xinhua news agency reported.

    December 9, 2018
  • India fares better, but…

    India fares better, but…

    Oddly enough, India's improved ranking coincides with an extraordinary discord within the premier investigative agency called the Central Bureau of Investigation and between the Centre and the Reserve Bank of India. Fringe elements in the political spectrum have disrupted business activity in Gujarat, Maharashtra and elsewhere, upsetting free movement of labour.

    December 8, 2018
  • Reluctant Republican

    Reluctant Republican

    By any reckoning, George Bush was the among the most successful US Presidents in terms of foreign policy, though not remarkably effective when it came to economic and domestic issues.

    December 8, 2018
  • Acknowledging a living treasure

    Acknowledging a living treasure

    Noam Chomsky, who turns 90 on Friday. For well over 50 years he has methodically punctured official American pretensions with inconvenient facts, attracting much love and admiration as well as considerable hatred for his mild-mannered audacity.

    December 7, 2018
  • Top diplomats gather at UN meeting to support Afghanistan

    Top diplomats gather at UN meeting to support Afghanistan

    Ghani called the US its "key ally" and praised the Trump administration's South Asia policy as a "game changer" for Afghanistan.

    November 28, 2018
  • India says Pakistan responsible for Taliban attacks in Afghanistan

    India says Pakistan responsible for Taliban attacks in Afghanistan

    Without naming Islamabad, India has charged Pakistan with providing safe havens to the Taliban and other terror groups responsible for violence and destruction in Afghanistan.

    November 24, 2018
  • Sacred and Profane

    Sacred and Profane

    The intra-religious strife in Afghanistan has deepened to a horrific degree with Tuesday’s killing of no fewer than 55 clerics by a suicide bomber.

    November 23, 2018
  • At least three killed in Kabul suicide attack: Officials

    At least three killed in Kabul suicide attack: Officials

    Health ministry spokesman Wahid Majroh said another eight people were wounded in the blast, which struck in front of a high school in the downtown area of the Afghan capital.

    November 12, 2018
  • Omar Abdullah slams Centre for ‘non-official’ talks with Taliban

    Omar Abdullah slams Centre for ‘non-official’ talks with Taliban

    This is the first time that India will be sharing talks table with the Afghan Taliban on issues of peace and stability in Afghanistan.

    November 9, 2018
  • Taliban attacks killed 10 troops, 7 policemen, says Afghan official

    Taliban attacks killed 10 troops, 7 policemen, says Afghan official

    The Taliban have been staging near-daily attacks on Afghan security forces and now hold nearly half of the country.

    November 9, 2018
  • Afghanistan opens air corridor with China to avoid Pakistani trade routes

    Afghanistan opens air corridor with China to avoid Pakistani trade routes

    The first consignment of 20 tonnes of pine nuts was despatched from Kabul to China on Tuesday.

    November 8, 2018
  • India to participate at non-official level in Moscow meet on Afghanistan

    India to participate at non-official level in Moscow meet on Afghanistan

    Ending speculation, India has decided to participate at the non-official level at a meeting on Afghanistan to be hosted by Moscow on Friday.

    November 8, 2018
  • 16 Taliban militants killed, 19 others injured in Afghanistan

    16 Taliban militants killed, 19 others injured in Afghanistan

    The ongoing operations against the Taliban in Dand-e-Ghori would last until the area was cleansed of the insurgents, police chief Ekramudin Sari said.

    November 8, 2018