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Iranian Interior Minister Arrives In Islamabad #Iranian #Interior

By Hamza AmeerIslamabad, Feb 14 : Iranian Interior Minister Ahmed Vahidi arrived in Islamabad on Monday on a day-long visit to meet senior members in the Pakistan government and discuss...

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Enforced Disappearances Spike In Balochistan As Pak Forces Retaliate #Enced #Balochistan

By Sanjeev SharmaNew Delhi, Feb 14 : Since the twin attacks on the Frontier Corps (FC) headquarters in Panjgur and Noshki by the proscribed Baloch Liberation Army, “enforced disappearances” in...

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Baloch, Pashtun Students Being Harassed, Racially Profiled In Pak Universities #Baloch #Pashtun

By Sanjeev SharmaNew Delhi, Feb 14 : The Baloch and Pashtun students at the University of Gujrat in Pakistan’s Punjab province, say that they are being harassed and racially profiled...

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Imran Khan\'s Visit To Moscow Will Be A Blow To Pak\'s Reputation #Imran #Khans

By Sanjeev SharmaNew Delhi, Feb 14 : The most prominent aspect of Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khans visit to Moscow is that it was not an invitation from Russia, rather...

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B\'desh Educational Institutions To Reopen From Feb End #Bdesh #educational

Dhaka, Feb 14 : Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said that educational institutions will reopen by the end of this month as the Covid-19 situation is improving across the country....

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US\' War On Terror Bred More Terrorists: Imran Khan #bred #Imran

New Delhi, Feb 14 : Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that the US’ ‘war on terror’ bred more terrorists, adding that Islamabad was virtually a “fortress” during this...

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86 Afghan Radio Stations Shut Since Taliban Takeover #Afghan #radio

Kabul, Feb 14 : At least 86 radio stations in Afghanistan have halted operations since the Taliban took over the country in August last year, the media reported. In a...

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No High School Graduates In Afghan Province Since 20 Yrs #school #graduates

Kabul, Feb 14 : Due to the lack of a proper education system in place, there have been no high school graduates across five districts in Afghanistan’s Paktika province since...

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Pak TV Channel Shut Down For Insinuating Why Murad Saeed Is Imran Khan\'s \'favourite\' Minister #channel #shut

By Sanjeev SharmaNew Delhi, Feb 13 : The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) on Friday issued a show-cause notice to TV channel News One for airing “derogatory/demeaning remarks” about...

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Pak Govt To Take Legal Action For \'insulting Statements\' Against Bushra Bibi #Bushra #Bibi

New Delhi, Feb 13 : A close aide of Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan warned on Sunday that the government was going to move court against the journalist who issued...

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Reports Surface Of Differences Between Imran Khan, Wife #Imran #Khan

New Delhi, Feb 13 : Farah Khan, a close friend of Pakistan First Lady Bushra Bibi, has refuted rumours regarding any differences between Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan and his...

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More Than Half A Million Afghan Migrants Heading For Europe #Afghan #Europe

New Delhi, Feb 13 : More than half a million Afghan migrants have crossed the border since the fall of Kabul last year and are heading for Europe and the...

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Impeachment Motion Filed Against Nepal CJ Rana #filed #Nepal

Kathmandu, Feb 13 : An impeachment motion has been registered against Chief Justice of Nepal Cholendra Shumsher Rana at Parliament Secretariat on Sunday. As many as 98 ruling party lawmakers...

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Pak Questions US\' Move To Split Frozen Afghan Assets #move #split

New Delhi, Feb 13 : Pakistan has questioned the US’ decision of setting aside half of the Afghan assets frozen in America for the victims of the 9/11 attacks, saying...

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Afghan Central Bank Calls For Reversal Of US\' Move To Split Assets #Afghan #central

Kabul, Feb 13 : The Afghan central bank on Sunday called for the reversal of the US government’s decision to split the frozen assets of the war-torn nation. On Friday,...

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Pakistani Social Media Channels Target Imran Khan And His Govt #Pakistani #channels

New Delhi, Feb 13 : The last few months have witnessed across the board attacks on Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan and his government by the country’s media, especially the...

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Afghan Protesters Call For Release Of Female Activists #Afghan #protesters

Kabul, Feb 13 : Several Afghan women took to the streets of Kabul calling for the release of female activists after one of them was freed. Parwana Ibrahimkhil, who went...

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Pak Security Forces Have Abducted Dozens From Balochistan After Suicide Attacks #security #dozens

By Sanjeev SharmaNew Delhi, Feb 12 : Pakistani security forces have abducted dozens of individuals from Panjgur in Balochistan in the past few days after the massive attacks on security...

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Pak Army Chief Meets Hindu Community #Hindu #community

New Delhi, Feb 12 : Pakistan Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited Nagarparkar tehsil of district Tharparkar and spent the day with troops and also met...

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Pak FM Turns Dissenter After Being Overlooked In Top 10 List By Imran #turns #dissenter

By Sanjeev SharmaNew Delhi, Feb 12 : A day after Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan rewarded the top 10 ministries on the basis of their performance, some federal cabinet members...

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Taliban Approves Aid Plan For Afghan War Victims #Taliban #Afghan

Kabul, Feb 12 : The Taliban-led government in Afghanistan has approved a plan to assist the victims of war under which aid will be provided to the orphans of the...

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Taliban Delegation In Geneva Calls For Int\'l Talks #Taliban #Geneva

Kabul, Feb 12 : A Taliban delegation currently on a five-day visit to Geneva has called for talks with the International community over the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan, according...

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Biden Splits Frozen Afghan Funds #Biden #splits

Washington, Feb 12 : As part of Washington’s ongoing work to address the humanitarian and economic crisis in Afghanistan, US President Joe Biden has signed an Executive Order allowing some...

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BSF Apprehends 6 Pakistani Fishermen In Gujarat\'s Bhuj #apprehends #Pakistani

New Delhi, Feb 12 : Two days after the Border Security Force (BSF) seized 11 fishing boats in the Creek area, it arrested six Pakistani nationals on Friday in the...

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Pakistan Blames India For Balochistan Unrest #Pakistan #blames

New Delhi, Feb 11 : In a classic case of the pot calling the kettle black, Pakistan which is widely acknowledged as a terror sponsor is blaming India for the...

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US Has Always Used Pakistan: Imran Khan #Pakistan #Imran

New Delhi, Feb 11 : Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that the US has always used his country for its purposes, The News reported. “Whenever the US needed...

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Imran Khan Admits Failure In Bringing About Change In Pakistan #Imran #Khan

New Delhi, Feb 11 : Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has admitted that he could not bring “change” in the country he had promised at the time he came to...

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US Warns Of Reviewing Ties With Nepal If $500mn Aid Not Ratified #warns #Nepal

Kathmandu, Feb 11 : US President Joe Biden’s administration has warned that it will review its ties with Nepal if the $500 aid pledged under the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC)...

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Indian-origin Cop In Short-list To Be Scotland Yard Chief #Indianorigin #Scotland

By Ashis RayLondon, Feb 11 : Neil Basu, an Indian-origin British police officer, is widely believed in political and media circles to be in a short-list of candidates who could...

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USAID Resumes \'off-budget\' Activities In Afghanistan #USAID #budget

Kabul, Feb 11 : The US government’s Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) said that the US Agency for International Development (USAID) has resumed some “off-budget” activities to help...

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WHO Chief, Taliban Discuss Afghan Health Crisis #Taliban #Afghan

Kabul, Feb 11 : Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO), said that he met Taliban Health Minister Qalander Ebad for talks on the “dire” health and...

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\'UN Provided $3.13mn Cash Aid To Afghanistan In Past 3 Months\' #cash #Afghanistan

Kabul, Feb 11 : The UN has provided $3.13 million cash assistance to Afghanistan over the past three months, the country’s central bank has said. “Afghanistan Bank welcomes UN humanitarian...

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Taliban FM Pledged To Resolve Female Activists\' Issues: UN #Taliban #pledged

Kabul, Feb 11 : During a meeting with Deborah Lyons, the UN Secretary-General’s special envoy to Afghanistan, Taliban Foreign Minister Amir Khan Muttaqi assured to resolve the issue of the...

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NIA Court Sentences Bangladeshi ABT Terrorist To Seven Yrs Jail #Bangladeshi #terrorist

Kolkata, Feb 10 : A special NIA court in Kolkata on Thursday sentenced a Bangladeshi terrorist of the Ansarullah Bangla Team to seven years rigorous imprisonment for conspiring to commit...

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Pak Conveys Grave Concern, Condemnation Over Hijab Ban To Indian Charge D\' Affaires #conveys #grave

New Delhi, Feb 10 : The Pakistan Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) has summoned the Indian Charge d’ Affaires, Suresh Kumar to convey the government’s grave concern and condemnation of...

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UN, Partners Dispatch Aid As Heavy Snow, Avalanches Kill 17 In Afghanistan #ners #dispatch

Kabul, Feb 10 : The UN, its partners and local authorities in Afghanistan have dispatched aid teams after 17 people were reportedly killed in heavy snowfall and avalanches. The partners...

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Al Qaeda, IS Reconstituting In Afghanistan: US Official #Qaeda #Afghanistan

Kabul, Feb 10 : A top US official has claimed that the Al Qaeda and Islamic State (IS) terror groups were “reconstituting” in Afghanistan. Gen.Michael Michael Erik Kurilla, the nominee...

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Taliban Urges Afghan Professors In Exile To Return #Taliban #Afghan

Kabul, Feb 10 : The Taliban government in Afghanistan has urged professors who fled the country after the fall of the former administration in August last year, to return home...

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1mn Afghan Kids May Die Unless Action Taken: Unicef #Afghan #Unicef

Kabul, Feb 10 : The Unicef has warned that 1 million children in Afghanistan may die of acute malnutrition if urgent action wasn’t taken, the media reported. Taking to Twitter...

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Tamil Eelam Will Become Reality In Not Too Far Future: Visvanathan (IANS Interview) #Tamil #Eelam

By Arun LakhmanChennai, Feb 9 : Tamil Eelam will become a reality in not too far future, said Rudrakumaran Visvanathan, the ‘Prime Minister’ of the Transnational Government of Tamil Eelam...

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Two Women Gang-raped, Paraded In The Streets In Pakistan #gangraped #paraded

New Delhi, Feb 9 : Two young women were kidnapped, gang-raped, and paraded in streets in Sindh’s Naukot in Pakistan, Samaa TV reported. A group of men assaulted the two...

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Taliban Want To Do Away With Perception That They Are Pak Proxy Group #Taliban #proxy

New Delhi, Feb 9 : The Pakistani-Afghan border, running along Britain’s colonial-era Durand Line, is a centre of the increasing tensions between Islamabad and the Taliban, with a rise in...

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Pakistan Air Force To Induct First Batch Of JF-17 Block III Fighter Jets #Pakistan #Force

New Delhi, Feb 9 : The Pakistan Air Force (PAF) is all set to induct a first batch of next generation JF-17 Thunder block III fighter jets built jointly with...

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Covid Outbreak In China Province Hits Aluminium Production #Covid #outbreak

New Delhi, Feb 9 : A new COVID-19 outbreak in Baise in South China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, a major domestic production hub of aluminum, is expected to tighten supply...

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Hindu Teacher Sentenced To Life Imprisonment For \'blasphemy\' In Pakistan #Hindu #teacher

New Delhi, Feb 8 : A sessions court in Pakistan’s Ghotki has sentenced a Hindu man to life in prison on charges of blasphemy.Nautan Lal has been fined Rs 50,000...

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Pakistan Wants To Bring Together US And China To Prevent Another Cold War #Pakistan #China

New Delhi, Feb 8 : Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that Pakistan wanted to play the role of bringing together the US and China because “another Cold War”...

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If Afghanistan Descends Into Chaos, Terrorists May Shift Allegiance To ISIL-K #Afghanistan #descends

By Sanjeev SharmaNew Delhi, Feb 8 : The Taliban views ISIL-K as its primary kinetic threat, as the group aims to position itself as the chief rejectionist force in Afghanistan,...

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ETIM Collaborates With Al-Qaida, TTP To Plan Attacks On Chinese Interests In Pakistan #ETIM #collaborates

By Sanjeev SharmaNew Delhi, Feb 8 : East Turkestan Islamic Movement (ETIM), an Uyghur militant group closely collaborates with Al-Qaida, Tehrik-e Taliban Pakistan (TTP) and Jamaat Ansarullah to plan attacks...

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SC Directs IIT Madras To Treat OCI Student As Indian Student For Fee #directs #Madras

New Delhi, Feb 8 : The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the IIT Madras to treat a student belonging to Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) category at par with Indian...

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Sri Lanka To Import 400,000 Metric Tonnes Of Rice #Lanka #import

Colombo, Feb 8 : The government of Sri Lanka has planned to import 400,000 metric tonnes of rice in a bid to increase supply against rising rice prices in the...

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Over 2,000 Rapes Reported In Pak\'s Punjab Province In 6 Months #Paks #Punjab

New Delhi, Feb 8 : In the last six months, 2,439 women were raped, 9,529 kidnapped, and 90 others were killed on the name of “honour” in Pakistan’s Punjab province,...

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China-backed Pak Being Set Up As Challenger To India In Auto Components, Textiles #Chinabacked #challenger

By Sanjeev SharmaNew Delhi, Feb 8 : India is likely to face rising competition from Pakistan in sectors including auto parts and textiles in the near future, Chinese state media...

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China Encroaching Along Nepal Border #China #Nepal

New Delhi, Feb 8 : A Nepalese government report leaked to the BBC accuses China of encroaching into the Himalaysn nation along the two countries’ shared border. It is the...

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Taliban Rejects UN Report Of Foreign Terror Groups In Afghanistan #Taliban #eign

Kabul, Feb 8 : The Taliban government in Afghanistan has rejected a UN report which claimed that the presence of foreign have increased in the war-torn nation after the collapse...

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Concerns Mount Over Missing Female Afghan Activists #Concerns #mount

Kabul, Feb 8 : The European Union (EU), Germany, the UK, the Netherlands, and the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan have have expressed serious concerns over the fate of the...

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US Offers $10 Mn Reward For Info On IS-K Leader #offers #reward

Washington, Feb 8 : The US State Department’s Rewards for Justice programme has announced a $10 million reward for information on the whereabouts of Sanaullah Ghafari, leader of the Islamic...

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Sri Lanka To Import 100,000 Tonnes Of Rice From Myanmar #Lanka #import

Colombo, Feb 7 : Sri Lanka’s Ministry of Trade said on Monday it has decided to import 100,000 tonnes of white rice from Myanmar to control the rising price of...

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Over 31% Of Pakistan\'s Educated Youth Is Unemployed; Survey (Ld) #Pakistans #unemployed

By Hamza AmeerIslamabad, Feb 7 : Pakistans current crippling economic condition is taking a major toll on the educated youth, of which more than 31 per cent are unemployed and...

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Pakistan\'s Clout With Taliban Declines #Pakistans #clout

By Sanjeev SharmaNew Delhi, Feb 7 : Pakistans leverage appears to have declined after the Taliban takeover in mid-August 2021, while new irritants have already emerged, as per a report...

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Afghanistan\'s Taliban Takeover Forced Baloch Terror Groups To Flee Into Pak #Afghanistans #Taliban

By Hamza AmeerIslamabad, Feb 7 : One of the reasons for the fresh wave of unrest in Balochistan is being linked with the takeover of Afghanistan by the Taliban, which...

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In Pakistan, It Takes About A Decade Or More For Youth To Be Employed #Pakistan #decade

By Sanjeev SharmaNew Delhi, Feb 7 : Over 31 per cent of Pakistans youth are currently unemployed, revealed a report on the employment situation released by the Pakistan Institute of...

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Indian Fishermen Released By SL Court To Be Shifted To Detention Centre #Indian #fishermen

Chennai, Feb 7 : The 56 Indian fishermen from Tamil Nadu who were released by a Sri Lankan court will be shifted to a detention centre on Monday following the...

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Terror Elements Regroup To Spread Chaos In Balochistan #regroup #spread

By Hamza AmeerIslamabad, Feb 7 : The fresh surge in turning Pakistans Balochistan province into a war zone has led to a debate on the factor that played role in...

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SL Minister Wants Indian Fishermen To Be At Kachchatheevu Feast #Indian #fishermen

By Susitha FernandoColombo, Feb 7 : Sri Lankas Fisheries Minister Douglas Devananda wants fishermen from Tamil Nadu to attend the annual church feast at the Kachchatheevu Island, adding that he...

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29 Afghan Evacuees Find Jobs At S.Korea\'s Hyundai Heavy #Afghan #evacuees

Seoul, Feb 7 : Twenty-nine Afghan evacuees airlifted to South Korea last year have been hired by a sub-contractor of the shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., leading to their departure...

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5 Pak Soldiers Killed In Cross-border Attack From Afghanistan #soldiers #attack

Islamabad, Feb 7 : Five Pakistani soldiers were killed when terrorists from inside Afghanistan across the International border opened fire on the troops, a military statement said. The incident took...

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Cancer Kills 16k-20k People In Afghanistan Annually #Cancer #Afghanistan

Kabul, Feb 7 : In Afghanistan, around 40,000 people are diagnosed with cancer annually and an estimated 16,000 to 20,000 of them lose their lives, the Taliban’s Ministry of Public...

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5 Pilots Return To Afghanistan, Resume Work #pilots #return

Kabul, Feb 7 : Five Afghan pilots who had left the country after the Taliban takeover in August last year, have returned and resumed work, the Ministry of Defence (MoD)...

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Afghan Aid Will Continue Despite Political Obstacles: UN #Afghan #obstacles

Kabul, Feb 7 : A senior UN official for Afghanistan has pledged that humanitarian assistance to the people will continue, regardless of the political situation, the media reported Addressing reported,...

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Pakistan, For The First Time, Condemns Use Of Afghan Soil By Terrorists #Pakistan #condemns

New Delhi, Feb 6 : Pakistan’s patience with the interim Afghan government seems to be running thin as for the first time it publicly condemned the use of Afghan soil...

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US, India Play Major Role In Slander Campaign Against China-Sri Lanka Cooperation, Alleges Chinese State Media #India #slander

New Delhi, Feb 6 : The US and India play a major role in the slander campaign against China-Sri Lanka cooperation and China-funded projects in the country, as per observers,...

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Pakistani Exiles Targets Of Pakistani Establishment: UK Police #Pakistani #exiles

By Ashis RayLondon, Feb 6 : Pakistani dissidents exiled in Britain have been advised by Counter Terrorism Policing (CTP) in the country to maintain a low profile.They have been and...

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Sack Rishi Sunak, Cabinet Colleague Reportedly Tells UK PM #Sack #Rishi

By Ashis RayLondon, Feb 6 : One cabinet colleague is reported to have asked British Prime Minister Boris Johnson to sack Rishi Sunak, the capable Indian-origin Chancellor of the Exchequer...

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Sri Lankan FM To Meet Jaishankar On 3-day Visit To India #Lankan #Jaishankar

New Delhi, Feb 6 : Sri Lankan Foreign Minister G.L.Peiris is slated embark on a three-day visit to India on Sunday during which he will meet External Affairs Minister S.Jaishankar...

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Value Of Afghan Currency Climbs: Central Bank #Afghan #currency

Kabul, Feb 6 : The US dollar has depreciated against Afghanistan’s national currency Afghani, compared with a couple of days ago, said the country’s central on Sunday. According to the...

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Measles Outbreak Kills 74 Children In Afghanistan #Measles #outbreak

Kabul, Feb 6 : At least 74 children died following an outbreak of measles in Afghanistan’s northern province of Badakhshan, an official said Sunday. “There had been pockets of measles...

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Imran Khan Offers \'role In Resolving\' US, China Dispute #Imran #Khan

New Delhi, Feb 6 : Pakistan Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain said that Prime Minister Imran Khan as saying that Pakistan was ready to play its...

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20 Terrorists, 9 Pak Security Personnel Killed In Massive Balochistan Attack #security #personnel

New Delhi, Feb 6 : The Pakistan security forces have completed the clearance operations which were launched after terrorists attacked their camps in Panjgur and Naushki districts of Balochistan last...

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Afghan Journalists Face Increasing Harassment Under Taliban: Media Body #Afghan #Taliban

Kabul, Feb 6 : The Paris-based Reporters Without Borders (RSF) said that journalists and media workers in Afghanistan are facing increasing “harassment” under the Taliban regime. RSF said the threats,...

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Taliban Deny Pakistani Access To Used NATO Equipment #Taliban #deny

Kabul, Feb 6 : Afghanistan’s Taliban-led government has denied denied a claim made by Pakistani Interior Minister Sheikh Rasheed Ahmad that Islamabad was using modern military equipment against terror groups...

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Over 1 Mn Afghans Migrated In 4 Months: Report #Afghans #Lal

Kabul, Feb 6 : More than one million Afghans have migrated over the past four months and most of them have crossed border areas into Iran and Pakistana media report...

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Afghan Cadets Allowed To Stay In India For Another Year: Report #Afghan #cadets

New Delhi, Feb 5 : Eighty Afghan cadets who have graduated from various military academies in India have been given a one-year breather in the form of learning the English...

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Pakistan, China To Ink $10-15 Bn Pacts #Pakistan #China

New Delhi, Feb 5 : Pakistan and China are all set to sign different agreements worth $10-15 billion during the ongoing visit of Pak Prime Minister Imran Khan to China,...

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Genocide Watch Recognises Pak Army\'s 1971 Genocide In B\'desh #Watch #recognises

New Delhi, Feb 5 : Genocide Watch, a US-based organisation that campaigns against all forms of mass murder, has recognised the crimes committed by the Pakistani forces during Bangladeshs Liberation...

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2021 Kabul Airport Attack Carried Out Using Single Explosive Device: US #Kabul #airport

Washington, Feb 5 : The US Department of Defense (DoD) has said the August 2021 attack at the Kabul airport that killed 183 people, including 13 American service members, was...

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Alleged Abduction Of Female Afghan Activists Spark Concerns #Alleged #female

Kabul, Feb 5 : The alleged abduction of at least four female Afghan activists have sparked global concerns, with many public figures and organisations demanding information about their whereabouts, a...

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318 Afghan Media Outlets Closed Since Taliban Takeover #Afghan #outlets

Kabul, Feb 5 : At least 318 media outlets in Afghanistan have closed since the Taliban took over the country in August last year, the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ)...

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Indian-origin Blood Cancer Survivor Meets Her Blood Stem Cell Donor #Indianorigin #cancer

Bengaluru, Feb 4 : An Indian-origin blood cancer survivor from Kuwait for the first time virtually met her blood stem cell donor who gave her a second chance at life....

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Sri Lankan Prez Grants Amnesty To 197 Prisoners On Independence Day #Lankan #Prez

Colombo, Feb 4 : Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa on Friday granted amnesty to 197 prisoners on the country’s 74th Independence Day. The prisoners were released at a ceremony held...

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Over Half Of Nepal\'s Population Fully Vaccinated Against Covid #Nepals #Covid

Kathmandu, Feb 4 : Nepal has successfully vaccinated more than half of its population against Covid-19 as the Himalayan nation is still battling the third wave of the pandemic, the...

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Pakistan To Lend Sri Lanka $200mn To Buy Rice, Cement #Pakistan #lend

New Delhi, Feb 4 : Pakistan has decided to lend Sri Lanka a $200 million loan for the purchase of rice and cement, The News reported. The decision was made...

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Pak\'s DG ISPR Counters Indian Army Chief\'s Claim #Paks #ISPR

New Delhi, Feb 4 : Major General Babar Iftikhar, the Director General of the Pakistan military’s Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), has categorically rejected the Indian Army chief’s claim that the...

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US Authorities Charge 6 Indian Call Centres, Directors In Alleged Scam #Indian #directors

By Arul LouisNew York, Feb 4 : Six Indian call centre companies and their directors have been charged by US authorities in an alleged conspiracy to defraud Americans by posing...

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Pakistan Issues 2nd Threat Alert In Less Than Two Weeks #Pakistan #threat

New Delhi, Feb 4 : Pakistan’s Interior Ministry has issued a second threat alert in less than two weeks in the wake of recent terrorist attacks, directing the authorities to...

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Plans To Conduct Nationwide Census In Afghanistan #conduct #census

Kabul, Feb 4 : The Taliban-led government in Afghanistan is planning to a launch nationwide census, as there is no exact information on the country’s population, the media reported. “We...

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Two Detained Afghan Journos Released #Afghan #journos

Kabul, Feb 4 : Two Afghan journalists who were allegedly detained by the Taliban for two days, have been released, a media report said. Waris Hasrat and Aslam Hijab both...

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\'Afghanistan Faces Tsunami Of Hunger\' #Afghanistan #tsunami

Kabul, Feb 4 : The US government’s Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) has said that the war-torn nation is currently facing a “tsunami of hunger” amid the ongoing...

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No Date Decided Yet For Next India-China Corps Commander-level Talks: MEA #decided #IndiaChina

New Delhi, Feb 3 : There is no confirmed date for the next round of Corps Commander-level talks between India and China yet, the Ministry of External Affairs said on...

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As Beijing Winter Olympics Begins, Don\'t Let History Repeat Itself: Tibetan Advocacy Group #Olym #dont

New Delhi, Feb 3 : The last Beijing Olympics in 2008 led to a major escalation of China’s brutality in Tibet, as the Chinese government acted with impunity, said the...

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Galwan Soldier Row: Indian Diplomats To Skip Beijing Winter Games #Galwan #soldier

ew Delhi, Feb 3 : Indian diplomats in Beijing will not attend the opening and closing ceremonies of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics (February 4-20) following reports of China making...

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India, Pakistan Indus Commissioners To Meet In March? #India #Pakistan

New Delhi, Feb 3 : The design of the 624 MW power project on the Chenab in the Union Territory of Jammu & Kashmir is likely to be among the...

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B\'desh Educational Institutions To Remain Shut For 2 More Weeks #Bdesh #educational

Dhaka, Feb 3 : The Bangladesh government has announced to extend the closure of the educational institutions till February 20 in an effort to halt the spread of Covid-19. “We’ve...

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Taliban Fighters Barred From Taking Weapons To Parks #Taliban #fighters

By Hamza AmeerKabul, Feb 3 : In a latest decision aimed at creating confidence building among the local Afghans, the Taliban have barred its fighters from carrying weapons with them...

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Over A Million Afghans Flee To Iran As Economy Collapses #Afghans #flee

New Delhi, Feb 3 : From October 2021 through the end of January 2022, more than a million Afghans have fled to Iran as the economy has collapsed in the...

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Taliban Open Public Universities #Taliban #public

By Hamza AmeerKabul, Feb 3 : For the first time since it took over Afghanistan in August 2021, the Taliban has opened some public universities, a step towards meeting the...

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Balochistan Nationalist Army Becomes Pak\'s New Counter-terrorism Challenge #Balochistan #Nationalist

By Hamza AmeerIslamabad, Feb 3 : Pakistans Balochistan province has seen a major surge of targeted terror attacks on security check posts, security camps, located at sensitive districts.A newly-formed group...

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Backchannels Working Between India & Pakistan, Claims Businessman #Backchannels #India

By Sanjeev SharmaNew Delhi, Feb 3 : Leading Pakistani businessman Muhammad Mansha claims that backchannels are working between Islamabad and New Delhi that will hopefully yield good results, Dawn news...

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European Parliament Gives Centre Stage To Afghan Women #European #stage

Brussels/Kabul, Feb 3 : The European Parliament held a two-day conference and a series of events to discuss the situation of women and girls in Afghanistan since the fall of...

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Qatar, Afghanistan Agree On Direct Flights #Qatar #Afghanistan

Kabul, Feb 3 : The governments of Afghanistan and Qatar have reached an agreement to begin direct flights between Kabul and Doha, officials said. Based on a mutual agreement, the...

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229 Professors Left Afghanistan Since Taliban Takeover: Report #professors #Afghanistan

Kabul, Feb 3 : Since the Taliban took over Afghanistan in August last year, a total of 229 professors from the top three universities have left the country, a media...

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Sri Lanka Records 82,327 Tourist Arrivals In Jan #Lanka #arrivals

Colombo, Feb 3 : Sri Lanka received 82,327 tourists in January compared to 1,682 arrivals in the same month last year, , despite challenges from the Covid-19 pandemic and the...

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India Pens $500mn LOC To Pump Petroleum To Sri Lanka #India #pump

Colombo, Feb 2 : As Sri Lanka faces one of its toughest financial crisis leading to breakdown of power and fuel supplies, India came to rescue with $500 million Line...

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Nepal Sees Less People Getting Tested For Covid #Nepal #Covid

Kathmandu, Feb 1 : In the last few days, major hospitals based in Kathmandu have witnessed fewer people coming to get tested for Covid-19 leading to a decrease in new...

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US Pauses Masood Khan\'s Appointment As Pak Ambassador #pauses #Masood

New Delhi, Feb 1 : The US State Department has been taking unusually long to process the appointment of Pakistans Ambassador-designate to Washington, Masood Khan and the delay has triggered...

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War Displaced Families Return Home In Afghanistan\'s Nangarhar #displaced #return

Kabul, Feb 1 : Afghan families who were forced to leave their homes in Nangarhar province’s Shinwari area during the 20-year conflict are finally returning, the media reported. Shinwari is...

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BSF Apprehends Pak Fisherman From Sir Creek, Seized Three Boats #apprehends #fisherman

Gandhinagar, Feb 1 : The Border Security Force on Monday apprehended a Pakistani fisherman in the Sir Creek area, and seized three boats, officials said. According to the BSF Gujarat...

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FIA Alleges Farooq Zahoor Partner Of Dawood Ibrahim, Pointing To Don\'s Presence In Pakistan #alleges #Farooq

New Delhi, Jan 31 : In a big embarrassment for Pakistan, the country’s Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has alleged that Gulf-based Pakistani businessman Umer Farooq Zahoor is a partner of...

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Christian Community Mourns Targeted Killing Of Pastor In Peshawar #community #mourns

By Hamza AmeerIslamabad, Jan 31 : The Christian community in Peshawar has shut down all educational institutions and churches after a pastor was shot dead by armed assailants. As per...

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New Attorney General Of Afghanistan Appointed #General #Afghanistan

Kabul, Jan 31 : Maulvi Shamsuddin Sharihati has been appointed as Attorney General in the Taliban-led government of Afghanistan, according to deputy spokesman Inamullah Samangani. “In accordance with the decree...

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Press Freedom In Pakistan Deteriorated In 2021: Report #Press #freedom

Karachi, Jan 31 : The Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors (CPNE) has released a report to highlight how press freedom deteriorated in 2021 as compared to the previous two years....

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Indian Descent Man Sentenced For Sexually Abusing Boy On Plane #Indian #sentenced

New York, Jan 31 : A man of Indian descent has been sentenced to 15 months in prison after being found guilty of sexually abusing a 16-year-old boy, who took...

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17 Injured In Balochistan Grenade Attack #Balochistan #grenade

Quetta, Jan 31 : At least 17 people, including two policemen, were injured in a grenade attack in Balochistan’s Dera Allahyar town, Dawn news reported. The police said that unknown...

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Unicef Urges US To Reconsider Programme For Afghanistan #Unicef #reconsider

Kabul, Jan 31 : The Unicef has urged the US State Department to reconsider the latter’s decision to suspend the Fulbright program for Afghanistan, which provides talented Afghan youth opportunities...

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Afghans Want Inclusive Govt, Women\'s Rights: Karzai #Afghans #inclusive

Kabul, Jan 31 : Former Afghan President Hamid Karzai has said that the formation of an inclusive government and respecting the rights of women are the will of the citizens...

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European Parliament To Host \'Afghan Women Days\' #European #Afghan

Brussels, Jan 31 : The European Parliament announced that it is going to host a series of events on February 1 and 2 to discuss the situation of Afghan women...

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Taliban To Reopen Afghan Universities On Feb 2 #Taliban #reopen

Kabul, Jan 31 : The Taliban-led government in Afghanistan has announced that universities across the country will reopen on February 2. In a statement on Sunday, the Ministry of Higher...

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Cremation Of Gujarati Family Likely In Winnipeg As $70,000 Raised (Lead) #Gujarati #Winnipeg

Toronto, Jan 30 : With their relatives in India deciding not to bring back their bodies, the four members of a Gujarati family who froze to death on January 19...

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Imran Khan Slammed For Shortage Of Fever Pill Amid Covid Wave #Imran #Khan

New Delhi, Jan 30 : Pakistan Muslim League – Nawaz (PML-N) spokesperson Marriyum Aurangzeb has said that the non-availability of fever pill in the surge of coronavirus is shameful, Dunya...

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Farmers In Pakistan Announce Plans To March In Islamabad #Farmers #Pakistan

New Delhi, Jan 30 : Pakistan Kissan Ittehad, a leading farmers body, has announced plans to march in Islamabad to protest against the shortage of agricultural inputs, including urea, and...

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British \'hitman\' Found Guilty Of Trying To Kill Pak Dissident #British #hitman

New Delhi, Jan 30 : A British “hitman” has been found guilty of conspiring to kill a Pakistani dissident in the Netherlands, the BBC reported. A court in London heard...

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Pak-origin Farhan Mujahid Chak Symbolises Shift From Jamaat To Muslim Brotherhood #Pakorigin #Farhan

New Delhi, Jan 30 : Pakistani-origin Farhan Mujahid Chak who is based in Qatar and founded an organisation called the Kashmir Civitas (KC), appears to be the right candidate symbolising...

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Afghans Urged To Get Vaccinated Against Covid #Afghans #urged

Kabul, Jan 30 : The Taliban’s acting Health Minister Qalandar Ebad has urged Afghans across the country to get vaccinated against Covid-19 as a collective effort to stop the further...

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Civilian, Military Airports In Afghanistan Resume Operations #Civilian #military

Kabul, Jan 30 : The Taliban-led government in Afghanistan has announced that 27 civilian and military airports across the country have resumed operations after they were halted following the fall...

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Pak NSA Meets Taliban Officials In Kabul #Taliban #officials

Kabul, Jan 30 : Visiting Pakistani National Security Adviser (NSA) Moeed Yusuf held talks with Taliban officials in Kabul and discussed various topics, including the formation of a joint working...

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Iranian Protesters Attack Afghan Trucks To Demand Flow Of Helmand Water #Iranian #protesters

New Delhi, Jan 29 : People in the Sistan-Balochistan province of Iran which borders Afghanistan took to the streets on Friday and demanded the right to water that flows from...

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Pakistan Terms India\'s Claims On Nuclear Proliferation \'dubious\' #Pakistan #terms

By Hamza AmeerIslamabad, Jan 29 : Pakistan has termed India’s statement about its disbarment record as “dubious”, accusing New Delhi for being responsible for pioneering nuclear proliferation in South Asia...

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Indian Wheat Shipment For Kabul Via Pak May Start In Feb #Indian #wheat

New Delhi, Jan 29 : The shipment of Indian wheat for Afghanistan to be transported through Pakistan is expected to start in early February after both sides finally agreed on...

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Punjabi Singer Gippy Grewal Barred From Entering Pak Via Wagah Border: Report #Punjabi #Gippy

New Delhi, Jan 29 : Punjabi actor-singer Gippy Grewal was barred from entering Pakistan through the Wagah border as the Indian immigration authorities reportedly stopped him at Atari checkpost, Pakistani...

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Faced With Starvation, Afghans Sell Kidneys: Report #Faced #Afghans

Kabul, Jan 29 : Faced with starvation amid the prolonged humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan and the subsequent economic collapse, some people in Herat province are being forced to sell their...

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Progress Made On Talks Over Afghan Airports With Qatar, Turkey #Progress #Afghan

Kabul, Jan 29 : The Taliban-led government in Afghanistan has reached an agreement with a joint Qatari and Turkish venture over the management of five airports in the war-torn nation,...

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SL Fisheries Exports Up 47.9% In 2021 #Kanchana # Kanchana

Colombo, Jan 28 : Sri Lanka’s export revenue from fish and fisheries products grew 47.9 per cent in 2021, a Minister said on Friday. Despite challenges posed by the Covid-19...

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Afghanistan, Turkmenistan Sign Deal On Power Line Project #Afghanistan #Turkmenistan

Kabul, Jan 28 : Afghanistan has signed a deal with Turkmenistan on a power line project for the recently-activated Noor-al-Jihad substation, Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat (DABS), the country’s main power...

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Gujarati Family That Froze To Death On Canada-US Border Identified (Ld) #Gujarati #froze

Toronto, Jan 28 : The four members of a Gujarati family, who froze to death in minus 35 degrees temperatures on January 19 near the Canadian town of Emerson while...

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10 Pakistani Soldiers Killed In Militant Attack On Checkpost #Pakistani #soldiers

New Delhi, Jan 28 : Ten Pakistani soldiers were killed after militants attacked a security forces’ checkpost in Balochistan’s Kech district, the military’s media wing said. According to a statement...

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Oppn BNP Financed Terrorism, Destroyed Bangladesh: Hasina #Oppn #financed

By Sumi KhanDhaka, Jan 28 : Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said that when the opposition BNP were in power, they financed terrorism and destroyed the country. Addressing Parliament...

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Gujarati Family That Froze To Death On Canada-US Border Identified #Gujarati #froze

Toronto, Jan 28 : The four members of a Gujarati family, who froze to death in minus 35 degrees temperatures on January 19 near the Canadian town of Emerson while...

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700 Security Personnel Commissioned To Afghan Forces #security #personnel

Kabul, Jan 28 : A total of 700 Afghan security personnel who have been receiving military training, were commissioned to the forces of the Taliban-led government, authorities said. In Nangarhar,...

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Rights Body Warns Of Afghans At Risk Due To Economic Measures #warns #Afghans

Kabul, Jan 28 : A human rights body has warned that millions of Afghans were at risk due to the economic measures imposed on the war-torn nation that are preventing...

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Protests Break Out In Nepal Against China\'s Interference #break #Nepal

Morang (Nepal), Jan 27 : Nepali civil society group Rastriya Ekata Abhiyan on Thursday held a demonstration against China in Biratnagar, Morang, Khabarhub reported. The demonstrators protested against excessive Chinese...

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Modi Talks Regional Security, Cooperation In First India- Central Asia Summit #Modi #regional

New Delhi, Jan 27 : “It is clear that cooperation between India and Central Asia is essential for regional security and prosperity.From an Indian point of view, I would like...

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India Supported And Funded Attacks On CPEC Projects: Pak NSA #India #funded

New Delhi, Jan 27 : Pakistans National Security Advisor (NSA), Moeed Yusuf, said on Thursday that the safety of foreigners in the country is Pakistans responsibility, and concerns of Chinese...

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China\'s Gradual Exodus From Africa After Depleting Its Resources #Chinas #gradual

New Delhi, Jan 27 : China has gradually decided to scale back its involvement in Africa and lessened its investment in infrastructure and loans. While many equate this to the...

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Nadella Ranked No 1 Among CEOs In Brand Finance List, Women CEOs Lose, Tech, Tik Tok And China Surge #Nadella #ranked

By Nikhila NatarajanNew York, Jan 26 : The Brand Finance Brand Guardianship Index just in has ranked Microsoft boss, Satya Nadella, as the top CEO in the world. Nadella, a...

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Chinese PLA Responded Positively On Handing Over Missing Arunachal Teen: Rijiju #Chinese #responded

Itanagar, Jan 26 : Union Law and Justice Minister Kiren Rijiju said on Wednesday that the Chinese Peoples Liberation Army (PLA) has responded positively on handing over of missing Arunachal...

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Padma Bhushan For Nadella, Pichai Top Recognition Of India\'s Tech Talent #Padma #Bhushan

New Nelhi, Jan 25 : In a big honour for the top India-origin tech prowess that has virtually taken over the Silicon Valley in the US, the Indian government on...

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Smart Surveillance System Coming Up Along India-B\'desh Border: BSF (Lead) #Smart #surveillance

Agartala, Jan 25 : Along with fencing along the India-Bangladesh border, the Border Security Force (BSF) has also installed a smart surveillance system to further enhance vigil, especially in smuggling,...

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BSF Installs Smart Surveillance System Along India-B\'desh Border #installs #smart

Jan 25 : Along with erecting fencing along the India-Bangladesh border, the Border Security Force (BSF) has also installed a smart surveillance system to further enhance vigil, especially in smuggling,...

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Pakistan Airlines Attendant Escapes From Toronto Hotel #Pakistan #attendant

New Delhi, Jan 25 : A Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight attendant has escaped from a hotel in Toronto, Canada, Samaa TV reported. Waqar Ahmed Jadoon was an attendant on...

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Canadian Authorities Yet To Confirm Names Of Gujarati Family That Froze To Death #Canadian #confirm

Toronto, Jan 25 : Although some media outlets have identified the four members of a Gujarati family who froze to death on January 19 near the Canada-US border as residents...

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US SC To Consider Challenge To University \'reservations\' Affecting Indian-Americans #Joe Biden #Jan

By Arul LouisNew York, Jan 25 : The US Supreme Court has decided to consider a challenge to the affirmative action programmes at universities reopening an issue that adversely affects...

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Pak Govt Slammed For \'policy Of Appeasement\' Towards Terror Outfits #slammed #policy

New Delhi, Jan 25 : The Pakistan opposition in the Senate slammed the Imran Khan government for what it called “a policy of appeasement” towards terrorist outfits, noting that talks...

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Taliban Meets Representatives Of US, 7 Other Nations In Oslo #Taliban #Oslo

Oslo/Kabul, Jan 25 : A visiting Taliban delegation and representatives of the US and seven other nations and region held talks in Oslo which mainly focused on Afghanistan’s economy, humanitarian...

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3.5mn Doses Of Covid Vax Administered In Afghanistan Since Aug\'21 #doses #Covid

Kabul, Jan 25 : The Taliban has claimed that 3.5 million doses of Covid-19 vaccines have been administered in Afghanistan since they took over the country in August 2021, the...

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42 People Dead Due To Heavy Snowfall In Afghanistan #heavy #snowfall

Kabul, Jan 25 : Since the last 20 days, at least 42 people have died and 118 other injured as heavy snowfall has lashed 15 provinces of Afghanistan, officials said....

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Sikh And Punjabi Community In Washington Thanks PM Modi #Sikh #Punjabi

New Delhi, Jan 24 : An event organised by the Sikh and Punjabi community in Washington has thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his contribution to Sikh history, tradition and...

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Weird Tests On Garlic Sprouts For Covid In China #Weird #garlic

New Delhi, Jan 24 : An epidemic prevention employee from Central China’s Henan province reportedly conducted nucleic acid tests on local garlic sprouts growing in the greenhouse, triggering a discussion...

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B\'desh Marks Mass Uprising Day #Bdesh #Mass

By Sumi KhanDhaka, Jan 24 : Bangladesh on Monday commemorated the Mass Uprising Day which marks the climax of the movement of the people of the then East Pakistan for...

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Pakistan On A New Track? (Opinion) #Pakistan #track

By Asad MirzaPakistan after 75 years of its existence has released its first ever National Security Policy (NSP), which it claims will ensure human security for the ordinary Pakistani masses....

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Indian-American Cop Hailed As Hero For Neutralising Gunman Who Killed Officer #IndianAmerican #hailed

New York, Jan 24 : An Indian-American police officer, who has been on the job for just over six months, is being hailed a hero for rushing to neutralise a...

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Imran Khan Seems To Have Accepted Defeat: Maryam Nawaz #Imran #Khan

New Delhi, Jan 24 : Maryam Nawaz, Vice President of the opposition Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), has said that Prime Minister Imran Khans talk about leaving power are just false...

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UN, HRW Demand Inquiry Into Missing Afghan Activists #inquiry #Afghan

Kabul, Jan 24 : The UN and the Human Rights Watch (HRW) have demanded the immediate launch of an inquiry into the disappearance of two Afghan activists, who were reportedly...

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Taliban Delegation Meets Afghan Civil Society Members In Norway #Taliban #Afghan

Kabul, Jan 24 : A visiting Taliban delegation led by acting Foreign Minister Amir Khan Muttaqi met a group of Afghan civil society members in Oslo, during which the two...

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High Schools For Girls To Reopen In March: Taliban #schools #reopen

Kabul, Jan 24 : Afghanistan’s Taliban-led government has announced that high schools for girls, which have remained closed since the August 2021 takeover of the country, will reopen in March,...

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Out Of Work Garbage Pickers Attack Chinese Company Staff In Pakistan #garbage #pickers

New Delhi, Jan 23 : The staff of a Chinese garbage company are being targeted in Pakistan’s Karachi by what the company suspects are informal garbage pickers, who face a...

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7 Afghan Civilians Killed In Minibus Blast #Afghan #civilians

Kabul, Jan 23 : At least seven civilians, including four women, were killed and nine others injured when a bomb blast hit a minibus in Herat city, capital of Afghanistan’s...

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Taliban Delegation In Oslo Faces Protests By Afghans #Taliban #Oslo

New Delhi, Jan 23 : A number of Afghans based in Norway protested against the visit of a high-ranking Taliban delegation led by acting Foreign Minister Amir Khan Muttaqi to...

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Rising Inflation, Covid Make People More Vulnerable In Nepal #Covid #vulnerable

Kathmandu, Jan 23 : Many families in Nepal are struggling due to reduced job opportunities and growing inflation amid the Covid-19 pandemic, which is still continuing unabated and has increased...

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\'US Has No Specified Schedule To Recognise Taliban Govt\' #schedule #recognise

Washington/Kabul, Jan 23 : The US has no specified schedule to recognise the Taliban-led government in Afghanistan, said Thomas West, Washington’s special representative for Kabul. He also emphasized that normalisation...

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Pak Using 80% Substandard Covid Kits #substandard #Covid

New Delhi, Jan 22 : The majority of Covid-19 testing in Pakistan may be yielding inaccurate results, according to a health expert who reported that nearly 80 per cent of...

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Indian-origin Scientist Creates 1st Molecular Structure Of Omicron Protein #Indianorigin #scientist

Toronto, Jan 22 : An Indian-origin researcher at University of British Columbia (UBC) has created the world’s first molecular-level structural analysis of the Omicron variant spike protein. Published in the...

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Maju Varghese Quits As White House Military Office Head #Maju #Varghese

By Arul LouisNew York, Jan 22 : Indian-origin Maju Varghese is leaving his position as the director of the White House Military Office, according to a media report quoting him....

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Pakistan Oppn Slams Campaign For Installing Presidential System #Pakistan #oppn

New Delhi, Jan 22 : Opposition lawmakers in Pakistan have sounded alarm over the ongoing chatter and calls for replacing the countrys parliamentary democratic system with a presidential system, demanding...

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Long Covid Affecting Patients\' Brains: Indian-American Scientist #Long #Covid

New Delhi, Jan 22 : Long Covid is affecting human brains and nervous system at a deeper level and there is an urgent need for significant research into identifying the...

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Taliban Deny Arresting Female Protester #Taliban #deny

Kabul, Jan 22 : The Taliban-led government in Afghanistan has denied the forceful arrest of a female protester from her home, the media reported. On Wednesday, Tamana Zaryab Paryani said...

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European Union Opens Embassy In Kabul #European #Embassy

Kabul, Jan 22 : The Taliban-led government’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) has announced that the European UNion (EU) has opened an Embassy for a “permanent presence” in Kabul and...

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Taliban Delegation To Travel To Norway #Taliban #travel

Kabul, Jan 22 : A high-ranking delegation of the Taliban-led Afghan government will embark on a trip to Norway on Saturday where they will discuss important issues with Norwegian officials,...

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Jaishankar Gets Envoys To US, Canada Cracking On Death Of 4 Indians Being Smuggled (Lead) #Jaishankar #envoys

By Nikhila NatarajanNew York, Jan 21 : External Affairs Minister S.Jaishankar on Friday instructed Indian envoys to Canada and the US, Ajay Bisaria and Taranjit Singh Sandhu, “to urgently respond...

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Jaishankar Orders Envoys To US, Canada To Respond To Death Of 4 Indians Being Smuggled #Jaishankar #envoys

By Nikhila NatarajanNew York, Jan 21 : External Affairs Minister S.Jaishankar on Friday instructed Indian envoys to Canada and the US, Ajay Bisaria and Taranjit Singh Sandhu, “to urgently respond...

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China\'s State Broadcaster Implicates Jack Ma\'s Ant Group In Corruption Scandal #Chinas #broadcaster

New Delhi, Jan 21 : Chinas state broadcaster has implicated Jack Mas Ant Group in a corruption scandal, ratcheting up pressure on the billionaire following a crackdown that has wiped...

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Iran, China And Russia Hold Joint Naval Drill In Indian Ocean #Iran #China

New Delhi, Jan 21 : Iran, China and Russia have launched a joint naval exercise in the Indian Ocean, with the aim of boosting marine security, the Daily Mail reported....

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Who Will Be The Next Pak Army Chief? #Delhi #Imran Khan

New Delhi, Jan 21 : In November this year, Pakistan Prime minister Imran Khan will have to make some important decisions, including choosing the country’s new Chief of Army Staff...

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Baloch Nationalist Army Claims Responsibility For Lahore Blast #Baloch #Nationalist

New Delhi, Jan 21 : The Baloch Nationalist Army, a newly emerged militant outfit, has claimed responsibility for the powerful blast in Lahore that killed three people and injured dozens...

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Over 90% Students In Pakistan Weak In Maths, Science #Pakistan #weak

New Delhi, Jan 21 : More than 90 per cent of primary and lower-secondary students in Pakistan have only a weak or basic understanding of the mathematics and science they...

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Reopening Schools For Girls Our Responsibility, Not World Pressure: Taliban #schools #responsibility

Kabul, Jan 21 : The Taliban-led government in Afghanistan has said that reopening schools for girls across the country was their responsibility and not due to world pressure. The remarks...

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UN Sends $32 Mn In Cash To Afghanistan #sends #cash

Kabul, Jan 21 : Da Afghanistan Bank (DAB), the central bank of the country, has announced that the UN has sent $32 million in cash to the war-torn nation as...

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IED Blast In Busy Lahore Market Leaves Two Dead, Several Injured (Lead) #busy #Lahore

By Hamza AmeerLahore, Jan 20 : A powerful blast in Pakistan’s Punjab province’s provincial capital Lahore has claimed at least two lives and injured dozens, in what is being seen...

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IED Blast In Busy Lahore Market Leaves Two Dead, Several Injured #busy #Lahore

By Hamza AmeerLahore, Jan 20 : A powerful blast in Pakistan’s Punjab province’s provincial capital Lahore has claimed at leat two lives and injured dozens, in what is being seen...

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Indian Army Contacts Chinese PLA, Seeks Return Of Abducted Arunachal Youth #pla #Indian

Itanagar, Jan 20 : The Indian Army through hotline has contacted the Chinese Peoples Liberation Army (PLA) and sought return of abducted Arunachal Pradesh teenager Miram Taron, defence sources said...

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B\'deshi Actress\'s Husband Confesses To Her Murder #Bdeshi #actresss

By Sumi KhanDhaka, Jan 20 : The husband of Bangladeshi actress Raima Islam Shimu, whose dismembered body was found on the outskirts of Dhaka, has confessed to murdering her, a...

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Pak In Tumult After Rumours Of Imposition Of \'Indira Gandhi-like Emergency\' #tumult #rumours

By Sanjeev SharmaNew Delhi, Jan 20 : Pakistans major opposition parties see a “systematic and planned campaign” behind circulation of rumours about imposition of some kind of an emergency in...

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