New Delhi/IBNS: 11 Afghan Sikhs including Raqbir Singh, who was injured during the attack on Jun 18 at Gurdwara Karte Parwan in Kabul, are arriving in India.
New Delhi/UNI: India's second consignment of earthquake relief assistance for the people of Afghanistan reached Kabul Friday.
Afghanistan’s Ambassador to India, Farid Mamundzay, on Monday condemned the attack carried out by Islamic State terrorists on a gurdwara (Sikh temple) in Afghanistan capital city Kabul.
New Delhi: The Indian government has decided to grant e-emergency visas to over 100 Afghan Sikhs and Hindus on ‘priority' basis, a day after a gurdwara in Afghanistan capital Kabul was attacked by ISIS terrorists on Saturday, media reports said.
Kabul: Sikh community members saved and removed the holy Guru Granth Sahib from the Gurdwara Karte Parwan in Afghanistan's capital city Kabul which was attacked by terrorists on Saturday.
Islamabad: The Pakistani government has granted India's request to extend the time period for overland transportation of humanitarian assistance from New Delhi to Afghanistan.
New Delhi/UNI: In view of the challenging humanitarian situation in Afghanistan, India on Saturday sent a consignment of medical supplies to Kabul by a Kam Air flight.
Kabul: In the second such incident in 10 days, heavily armed men claiming to be from the Special Unit of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan, as the Taliban government calls itself, entered the Karte Parwan Gurdwara in Kabul on Friday and intimidated the Afghan Sikh community members present there, said Puneet Singh Chandhok, President, Indian World Forum.
Kabul/UNI: Days after the vandalisation of the Gurdwara Karte Parwan in Kabul by suspected Taliban militiamen, the council of Afghan Hindus and Sikhs met on Saturday at the gurdwara to discuss the safety of the community and appealed to the Indian government for their immediate evacuation.
Senior journalist and Rajya Sabha MP MJ Akbar in his latest article for a magazine wrote that with Taliban ruling Afghanistan, it may soon 'Talibanise Pakistan'.
Dushanbe/New Delhi/UNI: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Friday met his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov and had a useful discussion on contemporary issues, including Afghanistan, on the sidelines of the SCO Summit in the Tajikistan capital.
New Delhi/UNI: India is in touch with all concerned regarding an Afghan-origin Indian national who was abducted at gunpoint from near his shop in Kabul two days ago, the Ministry of External Affairs said on Thursday.
New Delhi/UNI: India and Australia on Saturday decided to expand their bilateral defence cooperation, with New Delhi inviting Canberra to engage India’s growing defence industry and to collaborate in co-production and co-development of defence equipment, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said here after holding the 2+2 dialogue with his Australian counterpart Peter Dutton.
United Nations/UNI: Terming the situation in Afghanistan as “very fragile”, India said that as its immediate neighbour and a friend to the Afghan people, the situation in the country is of direct concern, and stressed that it is important for the Taliban to adhere to its commitments not to allow its territory to be used for terrorist acts.
Kabul/IBNS: Taliban leader Mohammad Hasan Akhund will lead the new 'acting' government in Afghanistan after the group's takeover of Kabul, media reports said.