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PM Modi and Afghan President hold talks in New Delhi

 The two leaders discussed the issues related to bilateral ties and matters concerning regional security. President Ghani arrived this morning on a day-long visit to India. Minister for Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri received Mr Ghani at the airport.  India Foundation will host the civic reception for the ... Read More »

Militants launch attack in eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack in Jalalabad, the capital of Nangarhar province. It was not clear if there were any casualties. A witness near the scene said that  he could hear sporadic gunfire, suggesting the attack may be ongoing. Several midwives have been rescued, provincial ... Read More »

Multiple casualties in suicide attack near Afghan ministry: police

The explosion happened at the rural rehabilitation and development ministry around 4:30 pm, police spokesman Hashmat Stanikzai told reporters. Ministry spokesman Fraidoon Azhand said the bomber struck at a security gate as employees were exiting the compound to go home. He said six people were killed and 12 were wounded, ... Read More »

India condemns ‘heinous and cowardly’ attack on Afghan Sikhs

A suicide bomber on Sunday targeted a convoy of minority Sikh community on their way to meet Afghanistan’s President in the eastern city of Jalalabad, killing at least 19 people. Inamullah Miakhail, spokesman for the provincial hospital in Nangarhar, said that 17 out of 19 dead in the attack are ... Read More »

Saha ruled out of Afghan Test, Karthik to replace him

The BCCI has named Dinesh Karthik as Saha’s replacement for Afghanistan’s debut Test match to be held in Bengaluru starting June 14. “Mr Wriddhiman Saha has been ruled out of the one-off Paytm Test against Afghanistan to be held in Bengaluru from the 14th of June, 2018,” BCCI acting secretary ... Read More »

Rahane to lead India in Afghan Test; Kaul in T20 squad

Ajinkya Rahane will be leading India in the historic one-off Test with almost all the Test team specialists being a part of the 15-member squad. The 26-year-old Nair is India’s second triple centurion in Test cricket after Virender Sehwag. He has scored 612 runs for his state this Ranji season.  ... Read More »

Morning rush hour blasts hit Afghan capital, killing 29

Among the deceased, seven of them were media employees and some were NDS (National Directorate of Security) personnel, although there were no immediate claims of responsibility. The second explosion happened at the scene of the first explosion about 20 minutes later after emergency personnel and journalists arrived in the area. The ... Read More »

Morning rush hour blasts hit Afghan capital, killing 25

Most of the them were media employees and NDS (National Directorate of Security) personnel, although there were no immediate claims of responsibility. The second explosion happened at the scene of the first explosion about 20 minutes later after emergency personnel and journalists arrived in the area. The attacks came just ... Read More »

Morning rush hour blasts hit Afghan capital, killing 20

Most of the them were media employees and NDS (National Directorate of Security) personnel, although there were no immediate claims of responsibility. The second explosion happened at the scene of the first explosion about 20 minutes later after emergency personnel and journalists arrived in the area. The attacks came just ... Read More »

Morning rush hour blasts hit Afghan capital, killing seven

The second explosion happened at the scene of the first explosion about 20 minutes later after emergency personnel and journalists arrived in the area. The attacks came just a week after a blast at a voter registration centre killed 60 people, in the wake of warnings by security officials against ... Read More »