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Top Indian official meets Taliban Foreign Minister Amir Khan Muttaqi in Kabul

A top Indian diplomat recently met Taliban Foreign Minister Amir Khan Muttaqi in Kabul when they discussed several issues, including New Delhi's humanitarian assistance to the war-ravaged nation.

Media under the Sword

Research Fellow, Institute for Conflict Management

Taliban agrees to extension of China’s Belt and Road Initiative in Afghanistan

Islamabad: The Taliban regime in Afghanistan has agreed to allow China’s Belt and Road Initiative, paving the way for billions of dollars of infrastructure investment in the sanction-hit country, Bloomberg reported.

Regression, Repression, Incoherence

On April 1, 2023, Taliban Director for Information and Culture in Badakhshan Province, Moezuddin Ahmadi, confirmed that the country’s only women-run radio station, Sadai Banowan (Women’s Voice), had been shut down as the station violated the "laws and regulations of the Islamic Emirate [of Afghanistan]" several times, by broadcasting songs and music during the Islamic month of Ramadan.

$40 million in cash as humanitarian aid reaches Afghanistan

Kabul: A fresh batch of $40 million in cash as humanitarian aid reached the cash-strapped and war-torn Afghanistan on Wednesday, Da Afghanistan Bank (DAB), the country's central bank, said in a statement on Thursday.

Kejriwal questions Rs 200 cr fund to Taliban-ruled Afghanistan

New Delhi: Aam Admi Party (AAP) chief and Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday criticized the Centre for allocating Rs 200 crore as aid money to the Taliban-ruled Afghanistan, alleging that it was done by slashing the Budgetary allocation for India’s education, health sectors, and national capital Delhi.

Pakistan: Swat: Return of the TTP

On October 10, 2022, the son of a local peace committee member was shot dead by unidentified terrorists in the Waliabad area of Swat District, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP).

India condemns terror attack on Kabul education centre

Kabul/New Delhi: India on Saturday condemned the terror attack in Kabul city of Afghanistan which left more than 20 people dead.

Indian team visits Kabul for first time since Taliban takeover to oversee humanitarian assistance 

New Delhi: A team led by Joint Secretary (PAI), Ministry of External Affairs, is currently on a visit to Kabul to oversee the delivery operations of our humanitarian assistance to Afghanistan.

Late Indian photojournalist Danish Siddiqui, who was killed while covering Afghanistan conflict, wins second Pulitzer Award

New Delhi: Late Reuters photojournalist Danish Siddiqui, who lost his life last year while covering the conflict in Afghanistan, won the 2022 Pulitzer Award.

IS-KP: Dramatic Spike

Research Associate, Institute for Conflict Management

India delivers three tons of medical assistance to Afghanistan

New Delhi: As part of our ongoing humanitarian assistance, India supplied the fourth batch of medical assistance consisting of 3 tons of essential life saving medicines to Afghanistan.

Shias are soft targets in Afghanistan and Pakistan, says speaker at Kashmir seminar on Human Rights Day

Jammu/IBNS: Shia, Yazdi and Hazara communities are the victims of atrocities while in countries like Afghanistan and Pakistan Shias are soft targets, said the speakers at a seminar here to observe the 'International Human Rights Day' organised by Jammu and Kashmir People's Justice Front (JKPJF) on Friday.

NSA: India to host 'Delhi Regional Security Dialogue on Afghanistan' on Wednesday

New Delhi: India will host the 'Delhi Regional Security Dialogue on Afghanistan' on Nov 10, the Ministry of External Affairs said on Monday.

At least 100 Indian nationals including their families still awaiting evacuation from Afghanistan: NGOs write to PMO, MEA

New Delhi/IBNS: At least 100 Indian nationals, including their families, and over 200 Afghans are yet to be evacuated from Afghanistan – which was taken over by Islamist militant group Taliban on August 15.