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Afghan central bank allows merchants to withdraw $25,000 monthly

Kabul |Tuesday, 2021 2:15:05 PM IST

Afghanistan's central bank, Da Afghanistan Bank (DAB), has allowed merchants and owners of private companies to withdraw $25,000 from their bank accounts once in a month, a local TV channel reported.

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Pak to make partial payments to agitated Chinese companies for CPEC projects

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2021 1:15:05 AM IST

The Pakistan government is expected to make partial payments out of about $1.4 billion payables in a few days to assuage the concerns of the worried Chinese firms which have invested in independent po

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India, US discuss prevailing crisis in Afghanistan

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2021 1:45:06 AM IST

India and the US on Monday held discussions over the prevailing situation in Afghanistan and appreciated the mutual cooperation in the recent evacuation operations from Kabul.

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Oli claims India threatened not to promulgate constitution in Nepal

Kathmandu |Tuesday, 2021 2:15:05 AM IST

Former Prime Minister and Chairman of the Nepal Communist Party-UML, K.P. Sharma Oli, has claimed that India had threatened the Nepali political leadership in 2015 not to promulgate the constitution i

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China to provide unconditional aid to Afghanistan

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2021 3:15:06 AM IST

The Chinese ambassador to Kabul, Wang Yu, has said that his country is prepared to continue providing unconditional humanitarian aid to the people of Afghanistan.

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6,35,000 people displaced in Afghanistan this year: UN

United Nations |Tuesday, 2021 11:15:06 AM IST

UN humanitarians has said that 6,35,000 people in Afghanistan were routed from their homes this year because of violence, with more than 12,000 recently displaced to Kabul, mainly from Panjshir Provin

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Case registered against Lal Masjid cleric for hoisting Taliban flag

Islamabad |Monday, 2021 11:15:05 PM IST

The police in Pakistan have registered a case against the influential hardline cleric of a highly-sensitive seminary for hoisting the flag of the Islamic Emirates of Afghanistan (IEA) in Islamabad.

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UNESCO expresses deep concern over exclusion of girls from Af schools

New Delhi |Monday, 2021 1:45:05 AM IST

UNESCO Director General Audrey Azoulay has expressed deep concern over the announcement made in Afghanistan to gradually reopen secondary schools for boys and their male teachers only, leaving girls a

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Women stage protest in Kabul against Taliban policies

Kabul |Monday, 2021 4:45:05 PM IST

A number of Afghan women staged a protest in Kabul against Taliban policies, demanding equal rights to education and work, according to a media report.

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IS says bomb attacks killed 35 Taliban militia

New Delhi |Monday, 2021 6:15:05 PM IST

The Islamic State (IS) has clamimed responsibility for a series of bomb attacks in Afghanistan which targeted the Taliban, the terror groups Amaaq News Agency said on its Telegram channel.

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Pak Hindu family held hostage, tortured for taking water from mosque tap

New Delhi |Monday, 2021 7:15:06 PM IST

Farm workers from a Hindu family in Pakistan's Rahim Yar Khan, city have landed in trouble for taking water from a mosque tap, according to a media report.

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Pak to join UN call to prevent Afghanistan's collapse at UNGA

Islamabad |Monday, 2021 10:15:06 PM IST

Pakistan is gearing up to ramp up the Kashmir dispute against India along with joining the United Nations call for immediate intervention to prevent an expected economic collapse of Afghanistan.

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