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Taliban Welcome Meet On Afghanistan Hosted By India
Position Of Russia, India On Afghanistan Similar: Russian Official

The Russian deputy minister of foreign affairs also alleged that the presence of American forces and their allies for 20 years in Afghanistan resulted in the current situation in that country.

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India To Provide Rs 6,292 Crore As Development Assistance To Other Countries, Rs 200 Crore For Afghanistan

About the allocation of Rs 200 crore to Afghanistan, it is learnt that it is a signal of India's commitment to the Afghan people and the money may be spent on paying for old projects, scholarships and providing aid to the Afghan people.

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

Taking to Twitter, Sam Mort, Chief of Communication, Advocacy and Civic Engagement for Unicef Afghanistan, expressed disappointment over the suspension of the programme.

India Delivers 3 Tonnes Of Medical Assistance To Afghanistan
India Delivers 3 Tonnes Of Medical Assistance To Afghanistan

India has not recognised the new regime in Afghanistan and has been pitching for the formation of a truly inclusive government in Kabul besides insisting that Afghan soil must not be used for any terrorist activities against any country.

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Terrorist Entities Shouldn't Get Any Support From Afghan Soil Or Terror Sanctuaries Based In Region: India

India called for an inclusive dispensation in Afghanistan which represents all sections of Afghan society.

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Concerned About Efforts To Exclude Afghan Women From Public Life, Women From Ethnic Minorities Such As Hazara, Hindu Even More Vulnerable: UN Experts

The experts said they are also extremely disturbed by reports of extrajudicial killings and forced displacement of ethnic and religious minorities, such as the Hazara, which would suggest deliberate efforts to target, ban, and even eliminate them from the country.

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Video: Taliban Burns Musical Instrument In Front Of Afghan Musician

Video: Taliban Burns Musical Instrument In Front Of Afghan Musician

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Rights Of Afghan Women, Girls Under Attack: UN
Rights Of Afghan Women, Girls Under Attack: UN

According to the OCHA, 11.8 million women and girls need urgent humanitarian assistance in Afghanistan.

Afghan Women Demand Govt Jobs, Representation
Afghan Women Demand Govt Jobs, Representation

Meanwhile, the Taliban-led government will soon reopen universities across the country for both male and female students, but classes will be separate for boys and girls, a Minister said here.

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79% Afghan Journalists Gave Up Profession To Survive

The Journalists Foundation of Afghanistan said that mediapersons in the country are going through the worst economic situation as 79 per cent of them have lost their jobs and resorted to other professions to make money and survive, Khaama Press reported.

Posters Across Kabul Reminding Women To Wear Hijab
Posters Across Kabul Reminding Women To Wear Hijab

According to a Taliban official in the province, coffee shops serve as a convenient place for most of the moral corruption something has misled the youths in Herat.

Taliban Bans Women From Coffee Shops
Taliban Bans Women From Coffee Shops

This comes as recently after all mannequins were beheaded as they resembled idols, an instruction from the Taliban government that caused lot of public opposition.

Thousands Of Families Receive Assistance In Afghanistan: Unicef
Thousands Of Families Receive Assistance In Afghanistan: Unicef

Protective and sanitizing materials have been distributed to a number of schools in western Libya to stem the spread of Covid-19, the Unicef has announced.

Afghanistan's Taliban Regime Not To Allow Any Fencing Along Durand Line By Pakistan
Afghanistan's Taliban Regime Not To Allow Any Fencing Along Durand Line By Pakistan

The Durand Line, the 2,670-km international border between Afghanistan and Pakistan has witnessed periodic skirmishes between forces of these two countries.

India Supplies 5 Lakh Covaxin Doses To Afghanistan
India Supplies 5 Lakh Covaxin Doses To Afghanistan

India has supplied over 723 lakh doses of Covid-19 vaccine to 94 countries and two UN entities since the start of the Vaccine Maitri Programme in January last year.

Afghanistan Lacks Equipment To Detect Omicron Variant
Afghanistan Lacks Equipment To Detect Omicron Variant

According to WHO figures, Afghanistan has so far registered 157,998 confirmed cases of Covid-19 with 7,355 deaths, while a total of 4,674,518 vaccine doses have been administered.

US To Appoint 2 Senior Officials To Help Afghan Girls, Women
US To Appoint 2 Senior Officials To Help Afghan Girls, Women

Afghanistan is currently in the midst of severe economic and humanitarian challenges which have further deteriorated since the fall of the country to the Taliban on August 15.

Unicef Deploys Mobile Health Teams For Afghan Women, Kids
Unicef Deploys Mobile Health Teams For Afghan Women, Kids

Over the past year, the present situation in Afghanistan has become even more desperate as conflict, drought, and the Covid-19 pandemic have collided to create an humanitarian emergency, said the UN agency.

40% Of Afghan Media Outlets Shut Since Taliban Takeover
40% Of Afghan Media Outlets Shut Since Taliban Takeover

Of the 543 media outlets operating since the beginning of this year, only 312 were still functions by the end of November.

India, 5 Central Asian Countries Pitch For Immediate Humanitarian Assistance To Afghan People
India, 5 Central Asian Countries Pitch For Immediate Humanitarian Assistance To Afghan People

The dialogue, hosted by External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar, was attended by his counterparts from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan.

Afghanistan Facing Profound Humanitarian Crisis, UN Warns
Afghanistan Facing Profound Humanitarian Crisis, UN Warns

"With winter having arrived, women, men, boys and girls face severe poverty and hunger, and limited and deteriorating public services, particularly healthcare."

India Sends Medical Supplies To Afghanistan
India Sends Medical Supplies To Afghanistan

As many as 565 people including 438 Indians were evacuated from Afghanistan in August.

UNICEF Launches Largest-Ever Funding Appeal
UNICEF Launches Largest-Ever Funding Appeal

The appeal includes 2 billion dollars for UNICEF's response in Afghanistan, where 13 million children need urgent humanitarian assistance.

PM Modi, Russian Prez Putin Discuss Bilateral Ties, Afghanistan Situation
PM Modi, Russian Prez Putin Discuss Bilateral Ties, Afghanistan Situation

Putin also expressed concern over the situation in Afghanistan, and termed "fight against terrorism, drug trafficking and organised crime" as the key challenges on which both the countries will have to cooperate.

Humanitarians Distribute Aid In Af, One Of World's Greatest Emergencies: UN
Humanitarians Distribute Aid In Af, One Of World's Greatest Emergencies: UN

The independent UN Afghanistan Humanitarian Response Plan launched at the beginning of this year requires $869 million.

Taliban Executed Or 'Disappeared' More Than 100 Military Personnel
Taliban Executed Or 'Disappeared' More Than 100 Military Personnel

Taliban forces have used these screenings to detain and summarily execute or forcibly disappear people within days after they register, leaving their bodies for their relatives or communities to find.

India Calls For Humanitarian Assistance To Afghan People Without Politicisation
India Calls For Humanitarian Assistance To Afghan People Without Politicisation

As a contiguous neighbour and long-standing partner of Afghanistan, India is concerned about the recent developments in that country, especially the suffering of the Afghan people, Jaishankar said.

India Will Have To See How Best To Protect Its Interests In Afghanistan: FS
India Will Have To See How Best To Protect Its Interests In Afghanistan: FS

The foreign secretary said the rapid fall of the Ashraf Ghani government and the Taliban's "very swift" takeover of Kabul left India in a slightly uncomfortable position as the developments in that country were "unexpected".

257 Afghan Media Outlets Shut Since Taliban Takeover
257 Afghan Media Outlets Shut Since Taliban Takeover

Reports have also revealed that during the 100 days of Taliban rule, six reporters have lost their lives in various incidents including attacks by unknown armed men, explosions, suicide and traffic incidents.

Taliban Bans Women From Appearing In TV Dramas
Taliban Bans Women From Appearing In TV Dramas

Comedy and entertainment shows that insult religion or may be considered offensive to Afghans are also forbidden.

IS-Claimed Blasts Raise Concerns In Afghanistan
IS-Claimed Blasts Raise Concerns In Afghanistan

After the takeover of Afghanistan by the Taliban in August and the formation of a caretaker administration, the security situation has been comparatively improved, a development that has been largely welcomed by Afghans.

Afghan FM Confirms Kabul Mediating Between Pak, TTP
Afghan FM Confirms Kabul Mediating Between Pak, TTP

The Afghan Foreign Minister told a gathering that the Taliban government had not dismissed a single woman and invited all of them back to work. He claimed that all anti-Pakistan elements had left Afghanistan, and expressed hope that the Pakistan-TTP peace process would be extended.

Former Afghan Army Was Full Of Ghost Soldiers, Actual Numbers Inflated Over Six Times
Former Afghan Army Was Full Of Ghost Soldiers, Actual Numbers Inflated Over Six Times

A 2016 report by the US Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (Sigar) claimed that "neither the United States nor its Afghan allies know how many Afghan soldiers and police actually exist, how many are in fact available for duty, or, by extension, the true nature of their operational capabilities".

Terror Threats From Afghanistan
Security Czars Of Eight Nations Call For Collective Approach To Deal With Threat Of Terrorism From Afghanistan

Both Pakistan and China were also invited by India, but they decided not to attend the meet.

India, US To Consult On Potential Terror Threats From Afghanistan
India, US To Consult On Potential Terror Threats From Afghanistan

The State Department said that the two sides "also discussed mutual legal and extradition".

Unicef Official Warns Of Worsening Situation In Afghanistan
Unicef Official Warns Of Worsening Situation In Afghanistan

The official also said that the education gains of the past two decades must be strengthened, not rolled back.

New Chapter Opened In Afghanistan, World Relations: Taliban FM
New Chapter Opened In Afghanistan, World Relations: Taliban FM

The Acting Foreign Minister is part of an Afghan Taliban delegation which carried out a two-day meeting with US officials over the weekend in the Qatari capital.

EMA Jaishankar Meets Russian Counterpart
EMA Jaishankar Meets Russian Counterpart; Discusses Afghanistan And Indo-Pacific

The minister met Lavrov on the sidelines of the Ministerial meeting of the Conference of Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (CICA).

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Starvation Claiming Lives Of Children In Afghanistan

"Children are dying of starvation in Afghanistan," said the locals in Ghor, one of the many affected provinces of Afghanistan.

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China Delivers 1st Batch Of Aid To Taliban's Interim Govt In Afghanistan

The China-donated supplies, which arrived at the Kabul International Airport on Wednesday night, have been handed over to the Afghanistan side, state-run Xinhua news agency reported from the Afghan capital.

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