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Centre should take people's opinion into account before making decisions: Irom Sharmila

The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill seeks to grant nationality to non-Muslim minorities from Bangladesh, Pakistan and Afghanistan, after six years of residence in India.

published on : 19th February 2019

Pulwama terror attack: Fidayeen strategy shift worrying, say experts

Thursday’s attack which claimed at least 40 lives is the first of its kind attack in India, of the sort that has so far been reported only from war torn regions of Iraq and Afghanistan.

published on : 15th February 2019

Foreign students in Gujarat told not to approach police, media

Students enrolled under the SAP belong to Asian and African countries including Afghanistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and South Africa.

published on : 14th February 2019

Afghan Taliban announce talks with US in Pakistan

The Taliban and the US are in a discussion to end more than a 17-year long bloody war in Afghanistan.

published on : 14th February 2019

US wants to ensure Afghanistan is not used as safe heaven for terrorists: Patrick Shanahan tells President Ghani

During the meeting, Shanahan praised the sacrifices made by Afghan and Coalition troops, and reaffirmed America's continued support to Afghan forces as they lead the fight to defend their country.

published on : 12th February 2019

Anti-communist guerrilla Sibghatullah Mujadidi who became Afghanistan president dies

During the 10-year invasion by the former Soviet Union that ended in 1989, Mujadedi led perhaps the smallest and most moderate of the guerrilla groups, backed by the United States.

published on : 12th February 2019

Despite promise to remove 50 percent troops in Afghanistan, US military denies of any such order

According to a Taliban official, US officials promised the pullout will begin this month. However, the Pentagon contradicted by saying that no such order was received.

published on : 7th February 2019

Accelerated negotiations to reach political settlement in Afghanistan: Donald Trump

Khalilzad had said the Taliban would guarantee that Afghanistan will never be used as a base for terrorism in return for a full American withdrawal from the country.

published on : 6th February 2019

Taliban holds rare talks with Afghanistan lawmakers in Moscow

Rivals of President Ashraf Ghani called for an interim government as the Taliban emphasised the adoption of an Islamic constitution rules around women as their vision for Afghanistan.

published on : 6th February 2019

India and China discuss bilateral cooperation in counter-terrorism

The 8th meeting of Joint Working Group on Counter-terrorism occurred amid recent developments in Afghanistan where US officials are holding talks with Taliban.

published on : 31st January 2019
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