February 26, 2024 10:30 (IST)
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Further evacuation efforts depend on Kabul airport resuming commercial operations: MEA

New Delhi/UNI: India has been prioritising the evacuation of its nationals from Kabul, believed to be around 20, but any movement forward will depend on how soon the Hamid Karzai International Airport is made operational for commercial flights, the Ministry of External Affairs said on Thursday.

S Jaishankar, Iran's new Foreign Minister discuss bilateral ties

New Delhi/Tehran/UNI: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar in a congratulatory call to the new Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian agreed to strengthen bilateral cooperation and also appreciated Tehran’s help in the repatriation flights from Afghanistan.

Afghan territory should not be used to threaten or attack any other country: Shringla

New York:  Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla has said the territory of Afghanistan should not be used  to threaten, attack any country or to shelter, finance or train terrorists.

Terror group Al-Qaeda hails US exit from Afghanistan, claims 'enemies of Islam' in Kashmir too

New Delhi/UNI: Terror group Al-Qaeda on Tuesday expressed jubilation over the US exit from Afghanistan, saying it proved that "jihad is the only way that leads to victory and empowerment” and wished the same for Kashmir besides some other places like Palestine.

India talks to Taliban in Doha, issue of Indians stranded in Afghanistan discussed

New Delhi: In the first official contact with the Taliban, the group which is set to form a government in Afghanistan, a meeting took place on Tuesday between the Indian Ambassador to Qatar, Deepak Mittal, and the Head of Taliban's Political Office in Doha, Sher Mohammad Abbas Stanekzai.

High-level group formed by Modi focussing on India's interests in Afghanistan

New Delhi/IBNS: A high-level group has been formed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to monitor the situation in Afghanistan, focusing on India's priorities and ensuring that Afghanistan's soil is not used for terrorism against India, said media reports.

India was in continuous touch with UNSC members over Afghanistan resolution: Sources

New Delhi/UNI: India has been in continuous touch over the last few days with key members of the UN Security Council over the resolution on Afghanistan, and the issue was the subject of External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar’s phone conversation with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and high-level official contacts with other members, sources said on Tuesday.

After Taliban takeover of Afghanistan, six terror groups infiltrated J&K: Reports

Srinagar/IBNS: At least six groups of terrorists have infiltrated the Kashmir valley after the US troops' withdrawal from Afghanistan, media reports said.

Want to continue trade and political ties with India: Taliban leader Stanekzai

Kabul/IBNS: Taliban leader Sher Mohammed Abbas Stanekzai has said the group wants to continue Afghanistan’s political, economic and cultural ties with India.

Changing equations in Afghanistan a challenge for India: Rajnath Singh

Chennai/UNI: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday said the changing equations in Taliban-controlled Afghanistan was a challenge for India.

India will always stand by its people in distress: PM

New Delhi/UNI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that India will always stand by its people in distress anywhere in the world.

Afghans arriving in India will get six months visa: MEA

New Delhi/IBNS: Afghans arriving in India will get a visa for six months and the government "will take it" from there, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said in a statement on Friday.

Around 20 Indians along with Afghan Sikhs and Hindus unable to reach Kabul airport: MEA

New Delhi/UNI: Around 20 Indian nationals along with some Afghan Sikhs and Hindus were trying to reach Kabul airport on Aug 25 but faced difficulty in reaching the airport, the Ministry of External Affairs said on Friday.

No figure given on Indians stuck in Afghanistan, opposition says after meet

New Delhi/UNI: As External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar briefed leaders on the Afghanistan situation, oppositions said the government did not share any figures on how many Indians are stuck in Afghanistan, sources said.

India only invested in the people of Afghanistan, Jaishankar tells opposition

New Delhi: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar today said that India's investment in Afghanistan was only on the Afghan people and was sure that it would get full value of its investment in Afghanistan, according to media reports.