Afghan MPs accuse Army chief of settling scores with commanders

New Delhi/Kabul |Monday, 2021 2:15:05 AM IST

Findings by a parliamentary committee indicate that the newly appointed chief of army staff for Afghanistan, Gen. Wali Ahmadzai, has been focusing on rivalries with corps commanders instead of managin

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Indo-Bangla Chilahati-Haldibari rail link resumes after 56 years

Dhaka |Monday, 2021 5:15:05 AM IST

After 56 years, India and Bangladeshi freight trains have restarted operations on the Chilahati-Haldibari route, with the first stone-laden freight train from India's Damdim station entering Banglades

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Afghan watchdog reports 80% spike in civilian casualties

Kabul |Monday, 2021 7:15:06 PM IST

The Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC) said that 1,677 civilians were killed and 3,644 others injured in the first six months of this year, marking an 80 per cent increase compare

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Taliban has changed since 20 yrs ago, more cruel now: Ghani

Kabul |Monday, 2021 7:15:06 PM IST

In remarks amid the escalating violence in Afghanistan, President Ashraf Ghani has said that the Taliban has changed since 20 years ago, adding that the turnaround has "been negative" and the group is

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Afghan VP continues unabated Pakistan slamming

New Delhi |Monday, 2021 7:45:06 PM IST

Afghanistan's First Vice President, Amrullah Saleh is clearly the pre-eminent face of the country's leadership who is not mincing words against Pakistan and its leadership in fomenting trouble.

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Rockets strike Kandahar airport, flights suspended

Kabul |Sunday, 2021 5:15:06 PM IST

Flights in Afghanistan's Kandahar airport were suspended on Sunday after rockets struck the nation's second main international airport.

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Disturbing videos show Taliban enforcing Sharia in parts of Afghanistan

New Delhi |Sunday, 2021 3:15:05 AM IST

The Deobandi groups larger objective is to impose Sharia in Afghanistan by converting it into an emirate and expand its influence all over the country at the cost of minorities and womens rights, Afgh

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Death toll in Afghanistan flash floods reaches 113

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

The death toll from last weeks flash floods in Afghanistan eastern province of Nuristan has increased to 113 with dozens still missing, an officials said, adding that 70 more were injured.

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Rockets hit Kandahar airport, flights suspended (Ld)

Kabul |Sunday, 2021 6:45:05 PM IST

Flights in Afghanistan's Kandahar airport were suspended on Sunday after rockets struck the nation's second main international airport, a local official confirmed.

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Pak refuses to accept more Afghan refugees

New Delhi/Islamabad |Sunday, 2021 7:15:06 PM IST

Pakistani National Security Advisor (NSA) Moeed Yusuf has said that the country cannot accept additional Afghan refugees and the international community is obliged to make arrangements for them inside

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Airstrikes kill 37 militants in Afghanistan

Kabul |Sunday, 2021 3:45:06 PM IST

A total of 37 militants were killed as Afghan fighter planes targeted a convoy of Taliban militants in Dasht-e-Lili area of Jawzjan province, a local official said.

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4 Afghan civilians killed in mortar shelling

Kabul |Sunday, 2021 8:15:05 PM IST

Four Afghan civilians were killed after a mortar shell fired by Taliban militants struck a house in the country's eastern province of Kapisa, local police confirmed on Sunday.

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