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.
Kabul: The 150 Indians, who were initially reported to have been questioned by the Taliban, are now safe and waiting at the Kabul airport from where they will be flown back to India on Sunday, media reports said.
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.
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.
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.
New Delhi/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday evening chaired a meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Security to assess the situation in war-torn Afghanistan after the Talibans took over Kabul.
New Delhi/IBNS: Even as diplomats and other officials of the Indian Embassy in Kabul returned here, the government on Tuesday said it is committed to the safe return of all Indians in Afghanistan and is also extending visa services to Afghan nationals.
New Delhi/IBNS: India on Monday expressed hope that the situation in Afghanistan "stabilises soon" and "there is an inclusive dispensation which represents all sections of Afghan society".
New Delhi/IBNS: As panic stricken Afghans are gathering at the Kabul airport to leave the war-torn country, the Indian government on Monday said Hindus and Sikhs will be given priority once commercial flight service begins from Afghanistan's capital city.