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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.

India, Russia decide to form permanent bilateral channel to discuss Afghanistan crisis

Moscow/New Delhi: Indian PM Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin recently interacted when both the leaders decided to 'form a permanent bilateral channel' for consultations on the issues arising in Afghanistan from the Taliban takeover of the country.

Amarinder Singh thanks Centre for 'rescuing efforts' in Afghanistan

New Delhi/IBNS: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday thanked the Centre for its efforts in evacuating 78 people, which included 44 Afghan Sikhs, from the war-torn Afghanistan and bringing them to India.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, German Chancellor Angela Merkel discuss Afghanistan issue

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke on phone on Monday with his German counterpart Federal Chancellor Dr Angela Merkel when they discussed the current crisis in Afghanistan.

Forty-six Afghan Sikhs and Hindus being evacuated by IAF from Taliban-invaded Kabul

Kabul/New Delhi/UNI: Forty-six Afghan Sikhs and Hindus, along with some Indian nationals, are being evacuated from Taliban-invaded Kabul by an Indian Air Force plane, Puneet Singh Chandhok, president of Indian World Forum, said on Monday.

IAF flight with evacuated Indians from Kabul land in Delhi

New Delhi/IBNS: A special repatriation flight by the Indian Air Force, carrying 168 passengers, including 107 Indians, from Kabul in the war-torn Afghanistan landed at the Hindon air base near Delhi.

LeT, JeM terrorists may intensify infiltration bids in Afghanistan aftermath, warns Indian Intelligence

New Delhi: Indian security agencies feel that there might be a spike in infiltration attempts by  Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorists who were fighting alongside the Taliban against the U.S.-led forces in Afghanistan for the past several years.

14 people arrested in Assam over supporting Taliban on social media

Guwahati: At least 14 people, including three Maulanas and a student, have been arrested by the Assam police from across the state for alleged social media posts supporting the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan.

Afghanistan: IAF plane takes off from Kabul with around 90 Indians

New Delhi/UNI: An aircraft of the Indian Air Force flew out from Kabul with around 90 Indians on Saturday as more evacuations to bring back Indians are being worked out, sources said.

Over 150 people, mostly Indian citizens, abducted near Kabul airport, say reports

Kabul/UNI: The Taliban has abducted over 150 people, mostly Indian nationals, from an area close to Hamid Karzai International Airport here in Afghanistan on Saturday morning, Afghan media said, quoting reliable sources, however, there was no official confirmation from New Delhi.

IAF's special aircraft on standby to evacuate Indians from Kabul: Reports

New Delhi/IBNS:  A C-17 transport aircraft of the Indian Air Force (IAF) is on standby to fly to Kabul and bring home Indian nationals stuck in the war-torn Afghanistan after the Taliban takeover, media reports quoting sources have said.

S Jaishankar, Blinken hold 'productive' talks on Afghanistan

Washington/New Delhi/UNI: India's External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and US Secretary of State Antony Blinken held 'productive' talks on Afghanistan on Thursday and both sides agreed to continue their close coordination on the issue.

Ex-PM Deve Gowda raises concern over Afghan situation, urges humane response

Bengaluru/UNI: Commenting on the latest developments in Afghanistan, former Prime Minister HD Deve Gowda Tuesday urged India to respond in a humane manner, besides developing an independent policy of fostering friendship and peace in its neighbourhood.

Afghanistan crisis: IAF plane lands in Delhi after evacuating embassy staff from Kabul

New Delhi: An Indian Air Force plane that evacuated Indian Ambassador Rudrendra Tandon and other staff of the Indian Embassy in Kabul, landed in Delhi on Tuesday evening.

Afghanistan conflict: New Delhi announces new e-visa to fast-track visa applications for entry into India

New Delhi: The Indian government on Tuesday announced a new category of emergency visa for people from Afghanistan as the situation in the country deteriorated since Taliban captured Kabul on Sunday.