Afghanistan

Asia Cup: Kohli Roaring Back To Form Is A Big Positive For India

Virat Kohli snapped the dry spell in style by thumping his first T20I century and regaining the lost mojo.

How Pakistan Pipped Afghanistan To Send India Out of Asia Cup

Pakistan squeaked home by one wicket against Afghanistan in the ‘Super Four’ match to qualify for the final of the Asia Cup 2022.

Asia Cup: How Afghanistan Became Force To Reckon With In T20Is

Afghanistan caused a mini stir when they thumped Bangladesh by seven wickets on Tuesday and became the first team in the Asia Cup to qualify for the Super Four round. They (Afghanistan) had also annihilated Sri Lanka by wickets in their first match of the tournament. Though Afghanistan have been doing decently well, especially in …

US Cannot Win In Eurasia, But It Can Sabotage

Has it ever occurred to you what could be the US’s possible end-game in the present scenario?

Mundra Port Drug Haul Case: NIA Arrests Delhi’s Playboy Club Owner

Harpreet Singh Talwar aka Kabir Talwar, the owner of several clubs in Delhi, including the Playboy Club in Delhi’s Samrat Hotel, was on Thursday arrested by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) in connection with 3,000 kg of heroin seized at Gujarat’s Mundra port on September 13 last year. The NIA re-registered the case on October …

EDITORIAL: Zawahiri’s Killing Too Late, Too Little

It took the CIA, supposedly the most competent intelligence agency in the world, 21 years to search and kill al-Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri, the biggest ideologue of Islamist terrorism and mastermind of the 9/11 terror attacks. The Egyptian physician-turned-terrorist, Zawahiri was knocked off in a US drone strike in Afghanistan on July 31. The ailing …

Delhi Police Recover ₹130 Cr Worth Of Heroin; Four Arrested

  NEW DELHI: The Anti-Narcotics Task Force (ANTF) of Delhi Police has busted an international drug trafficking syndicate running from the Golden Crescent (Death Crescent) Region in Afghanistan. Police also arrested four persons – 51-year-old Parvej Alam alias Javed alias Doctor, 32-year-old Shami Kumar @ Shami, Rajat Gupta and 30-year-old Afghan national Naseem Barkazy. Police …

Amid Grief, Final Prayers For Sikh Man Killed In Kabul

NEW DELHI: Tears rolled down the cheeks of Ajmeet Singh as Farid Mamundzay, the Afghan Ambassador to India, hugged him after giving him a photo of his father Sawinder Singh Kakkar on Monday. It was a poignant moment that overwhelmed the occasion as the Antim Ardas for Sawinder Singh Kakkar, the 55-year-old who was killed …

India Not To Resume Kabul Embassy Immediately: MEA

  NEW DELHI: The first high-level visit from India to Afghanistan since the Taliban came back to power had set the rumour mills abuzz for a possible reopening of the Indian Embassy in Kabul. However, the Ministry of External Affairs on Thursday clarified that the visit is to oversee the delivery of humanitarian assistance to …

Key Influencers Of Radicalism In Central Asia And Our Regional Future

The Afghanistan Factor Afghanistan stands to be one of the biggest influences in the rise of Islamism in Central Asia. The Islamic revolution in Iran of 1979, is the other one. But while Iran remains an inspiration mostly among the Tajik people who are the only non-Turkic ethnic group in the region, the Afghan jihad …