Tag: Afghanistan Crisis

Taliban Bans Hairdressers From Shaving, Trimming Beards
Taliban Bans Hairdressers From Shaving, Trimming Beards

In a notice posted on salons in Helmand province, Taliban officers warned that hairdressers must follow Sharia law for haircuts and beards, BBC reported.

  • Monday, 27 September 2021
Pakistan PM Imran Khan Is Also A Puppet: Taliban Spokesman
Pakistan PM Imran Khan Is Also A Puppet: Taliban Spokesman

"You are talking about Imran Khan, that he wants an inclusive government in Afghanistan? Pakistan is itself in deep trouble and facing many difficulties. Imran Khan himself has not been elected, he has not become prime minister with the consent of the Pakistani nation."

  • Friday, 24 September 2021
6,35,000 People Displaced In Afghanistan This Year: UN
6,35,000 People Displaced In Afghanistan This Year: UN

The world organisation and its partners have reached 8 million people in the first half of 2021, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said in a release.

  • Tuesday, 21 September 2021
Modi At SCO
Change Of Power In Afghanistan Not Inclusive, Says Modi At SCO; Calls For 'Thoughtful' Decision On Recognising New Afghan Set-Up

The Prime Minister said that any initiative on connectivity cannot be a one-way street and that connectivity projects should be consultative, transparent and participatory to ensure mutual trust.

  • Monday, 20 September 2021
Afghanistan crisis
Afghanistan's Secondary, High Schools Reopen For Boys

The Ministry said in another statement on Sunday that all the male personnel should resume their duties and attend their offices from Monday.

  • Monday, 20 September 2021
EAM Jaishankar, His Saudi Counterpart Discuss Developments 
EAM Jaishankar, His Saudi Counterpart Discuss Developments 

In wide-ranging talks with the visiting Saudi leader, Jaishankar called for further relaxing restrictions on travel from India to the Gulf nation while appreciating the country for the support provided to the Indian community during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Sunday, 19 September 2021
Afghanistan
Afghanistan Only Nation On Earth To Bar Half Its Population From Secondary Education

The decision on education has worrying echoes of the tactics the Taliban used in the 1990s, when they last ruled Afghanistan, to bar girls from school without issuing a formal prohibition

  • Saturday, 18 September 2021
UN Mission
Mandate Of UN Mission In Afghanistan Extended For 6 Months

The resolution requested the UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres submit a written report to the Security Council by January 31, 2022 on strategic and operational recommendations for the UNAMA mandate

  • Saturday, 18 September 2021
IMF
IMF Suspends Its Engagement With Afghanistan

Our engagement with Afghanistan has been suspended until there is clarity within the international community on the recognition of the government, IMF spokesperson Gerry Rice said.

  • Friday, 17 September 2021
Afghans Stage Protest
Over 634,000 Afghans Displaced This Year: UN Agency

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said the possibility of a complete economic collapse in Afghanistan was "serious" and highlighted an urgent need for funding support at a high-level ministerial meeting on Afghanistan's humanitarian situation in Geneva.

  • Thursday, 16 September 2021
Afghanistan
Ghani's Abrupt Exit Scuttled Taliban Power Sharing Deal: US Envoy

"Even at the end we had an agreement with the Talibs for (them) not to enter Kabul," US Envoysaid.

  • Thursday, 16 September 2021
Afghans register in India
736 Afghans Recorded For New Registration In India From Aug 1 To Sep 11: UNHCR

The UNHCR said it has also set up an Afghanistan emergency cell and a dedicated help page for Afghans with comprehensive information on registration and assistance available.

  • Wednesday, 15 September 2021
Afghan Women Protest Taliban's Hijab Diktat
Afghan Women Protest Taliban's Hijab Diktat By Sharing Photos In Colourful Dresses

Afghan women around the world are protesting the Taliban's new hijab diktat in schools by posting photos of themselves wearing colorful traditional dresses on social media

  • Tuesday, 14 September 2021
Afghans Stage Protest
Afghans Stage 2nd Protest Against Pakistan In Delhi

Afghan residents in south Delhi's Chanakyapuri area staged a massive protest against Pakistan for the second time this week, demanding that it stop meddling in Afghanistan's affairs

  • Tuesday, 14 September 2021
Afghanistan
India, Australia Pitch For 'Broad-Based And Inclusive Govt' In Afghanistan

The joint statement said the ministers noted reports of a rapid roll-back on women and girls' rights and access to services and public spaces, as well as targeted violence against the defenders of their rights.

  • Sunday, 12 September 2021
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