U.N. official, Taliban minister meet on Afghan women NGO ban

[ad_1] Afghan men push handcarts loaded with food aid being distributed by a non-governmental organisation (NGO) in Kabul on December 25, 2022. – Several foreign aid groups announced on December 25 they were suspending their operations in Afghanistan after the country’s Taliban rulers ordered all NGOs to stop women staff from working. | Photo Credit:Read More

Male Afghan Students Boycott Classes, Protest Women’s Education Ban

[ad_1] The ban led to widespread protests and global condemnation. Kabul: Following the Taliban’s ban on university education for girls, the male students in the country have boycotted their classes condemning the suspension of higher education for women, Tolo news reported on Sunday. The male students have put forward a strong opposition to attending classesRead More

America Is Willing To Give Money To Pakistan To Stop Attacks From Afghanistan, Increase Border Security: Bilawal Bhutto – अफगानिस्तान से हमले रोकने,सीमा सुरक्षा बढ़ाने के लिए पाक को धन देने को इच्छुक है अमेरिका : बिलावल भुट्टो

[ad_1] इस्लामाबाद: पाकिस्तान के विदेश मंत्री बिलावल भुट्टो जरदारी ने कहा है कि पाकिस्तान में अफगानिस्तान से हमलों को रोकने और सीमा सुरक्षा बढ़ाने में मदद करने के लिए अमेरिका इस्लामाबाद को धन देने को इच्छुक है. रविवार को मीडिया में आई एक खबर में यह कहा गया है. डॉन अखबार की खबर के अनुसार,Read More

Afghanistan: NGOs suspend work after Taliban bans working women

[ad_1] Image Source : AP Afghan women chant slogans during a protest against the ban on university education for women in Kabul, Afghanistan. Taliban’s decision to ban women from working for both international as well as local non-governmental organizations (NGO) led several foreign aid groups to suspend operations in Afghanistan on Sunday.   Save the Children,Read More

Beheaded Would Have Been Better Afghan Women After University Ban – सिर कलम कर देते तो बेहतर होता..: यूनिवर्सिटी में पढ़ाई पर प्रतिबंध के बाद अफगानी महिलाओं ने कहा

[ad_1] उन्होंने कहा, “अगर हम इतने बदकिस्मत हैं, तो काश हम पैदा ही नहीं होते. मुझे दुनिया में अपने अस्तित्व के लिए खेद है. हमारे साथ जानवरों से भी बदतर व्यवहार किया जा रहा है. जानवर अपने आप कहीं भी जा सकते हैं, लेकिन हम लड़कियों को अपने घरों से बाहर निकलने का भी अधिकारRead More

Taliban ban women from working for domestic, foreign NGOs

[ad_1] KABUL: The Taliban government in Afghanistan on Saturday ordered all foreign and domestic non-governmental groups to suspend employing women. The order came in a letter from Economy Minister Qari Din Mohammed Hanif, which said that any NGO found not complying with the order will have their operating license revoked in Afghanistan. The contents ofRead More

Sydney Thunder terminate Fazalhaq Farooqi’s deal following investigation | Cricket News

[ad_1] Big Bash League (BBL) side Sydney Thunder said on Friday they have terminated fast bowler Fazalhaq Farooqi‘s contract after a “behaviour” incident led to an investigation by Cricket Australia‘s Integrity Unit.Afghanistan‘s Farooqi, who was signed in November as a replacement for David Willey, picked up five wickets in four matches for Thunder.His contract wasRead More

Afghan women banned from university ‘for not following dress code’

[ad_1] KABUL: Afghan universities were declared off limits to women because female students were not following instructions including a proper dress code, the Taliban‘s minister for higher education said Thursday.The ban announced earlier this week is the latest restriction on women’s rights in Afghanistan ordered by the Taliban since their return to power in AugustRead More

India expresses concern over Taliban’s decision to ban university education for women in Afghanistan

[ad_1] Image Source : ANI/AP India expresses concern over the Taliban’s decision to ban university education for women in Afghanistan India on Thursday expressed concerns and joined several other leading countries in denouncing the Taliban’s latest decision to ban university education for women in Afghanistan. Further, India also reiterated setting up an inclusive government inRead More

‘Hugs, screams and cries’: Afghan women anguished at university ban

[ad_1] Taliban security forces in Afghanistan’s capital city are upholding a higher education ban for women by blocking access to university campuses. The country’s Taliban rulers have ordered women nationwide to stop attending private and public universities effective immediately and until further notice. | Photo Credit: AP Women university students across Afghanistan were in disbeliefRead More

Taliban bans women from universities in Afghanistan

[ad_1] KABUL: Women were banned Tuesday from private and public universities in Afghanistan with immediate effect and until further notice, a Taliban government spokesman said Tuesday, the latest edict cracking down on their rights and freedoms. The decision was announced after a meeting of the Taliban government. It marked a further blow to the rightsRead More

Pakistan hostage crisis: Security forces reject demand of Talibani militants and secure CTD compound in Bannu

[ad_1] Image Source : AP Security officials guard a blocked road leading to a counter-terrorism centre after security forces starting to clear the compound seized earlier by Pakistani Taliban militants in Bannu. Pakistan hostage crisis: Nearly three days after the Talibani militants seized the Counter-Terrorism Depart­­ment (CTD) building in Pakistan’s Bannu, it has been freedRead More

‘This will have significant consequences’: US on Taliban govt’s move to ban university education for Afghan women | World News

[ad_1] WASHINGTON: The United States has strongly reacted t the Taliban-led government in Afghanistan’s latest move banning university education for Afghan women, saying “this decision will have significant consequences for the Taliban and will further alienate them from the international community.” Addressing reporters on Tuesday, US State Department spokesman Ned Price said that Washington stronglyRead More

Taliban regime’s decision to ban women from university education in Afghanistan will come with ‘consequences’: Antony Blinken

[ad_1] Afghanistan’s Taliban rulers on December 20, 2022 banned university education for females nationwide, as the hardline Islamists continue to crush women’s right to education and freedom. | File Photo | Photo Credit: Wakil KOHSAR The U.S. has strongly condemned the Taliban’s “indefensible decision” to ban women from universities and keep secondary schools closed to girls, with Secretary ofRead More

Pakistan ‘disappointed’ but still wants Taliban engagement

[ad_1] WASHINGTON: Pakistan‘s foreign minister on Tuesday voiced disappointment over the Taliban’s ban on university education for women but said the best approach remained engagement with Afghanistan‘s Islamist rulers.“I’m disappointed by the decision that was taken today,” Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari said on a visit to Washington.But he said: “I still think the easiestRead More

Taliban bans university education for girls in Afghanistan with immediate effect

[ad_1] Image Source : PTI Afghan students queue at one of Kabul University’s gates in Kabul. Women are banned from private and public universities in Afghanistan with immediate effect and until further notice, a Taliban government spokesman said. Taliban authorities have banned education for girls in universities till further orders, AFP reported citing Afghanistan MinistryRead More

Hostage crisis: No breakthrough in talks between Pakistan government and Taliban militants

[ad_1] Image Source : @NATSECJEFF/TWITTER Taliban militants held interrogators hostage in Pakistan Pakistan hostage crisis: Even after two days, the Taliban militants seized a counter-terrorism centre and took some people as hostages in Pakistan’s restive Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, there was no breakthrough achieved. Notably, the Taliban militants who were lodged in a CTD jail snatchedRead More

US concerned by TTP threat to Pakistan’s security: Top US General

[ad_1] ISLAMABAD: A top US military commander has said the United States is concerned by the threat posed by the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) to the south Asian country’s security amid the surge in violence perpetrated by the outlawed group in the country. “We value our bilateral relationship and welcome opportunities to expand our cooperation inRead More

UN rejects seats for Myanmar junta, Taliban, Libya’s east

[ad_1] Image Source : AP United Nations The UN General Assembly on Friday rejected attempts by Myanmar’s military junta, Afghanistan’s Taliban rulers, and Libya’s rival eastern-based government to take their country’s seats at the United Nations. The 193-member world body voted by consensus, with a bang of the gavel by assembly president Csaba Korösi, toRead More

In exile and dreaming of home

[ad_1] Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in London. | Photo Credit: AFP Like the cold outside, melancholy hangs thick in the air at a restaurant in Dushanbe, where leaders, politicians, thinkers, writers and journalists, all part of a conference on Afghanistan’s anti-Taliban forces, meet. Many of those in the room are in exile —Read More

Three killed in attack on China hotel in Afghan capital

[ad_1] Image used for representational purpose only. | Photo Credit: AP At least three persons were killed when gunmen attacked a hotel popular with Chinese business people in the Afghan capital on Monday, with witnesses reporting multiple blasts and several bursts of gunfire. Smoke could be seen pouring from the multi-storey Kabul Longan Hotel asRead More

Six Pakistanis, one Afghan soldier killed in cross-border clash

[ad_1] QUETTA: Six Pakistani civilians and one Afghan soldier were killed on Sunday in cross border shelling and gunfire, according to officials on both sides of the frontier. The Pakistan army said Afghan border forces had opened “unprovoked and indiscriminate fire of heavy weapons including artillery/mortar onto the civilian population” at the Chaman border crossing,Read More

India keen to engage with Taliban regime to tackle humanitarian crisis, claims Ex-Afghan Intelligence Chief

[ad_1] Image Source : ANI Rahmatullah Nabil Amid the grim situation in war-torn Afghanistan, its former Intelligence Chief believes India is willing to engage with the Taliban to restore normalcy in the debt-ridden country. In an interview with the Khaama Press, the top intelligence officer Rahmatullah Nabil said New Delhi always prioritise their interest andRead More

‘Ready to provide facilities…’: Taliban backs usage of India-built Chabahar port | India News

[ad_1] New Delhi: The Taliban regime in Afghanistan has backed for usage of India-built Chabahar in Iran and has said that it is ready to provide “facilities”. A statement issued by the Taliban’s foreign ministry “welcomed” the “proposal to include” Chabahar Port in the North-South International Transport Corridor that connects Mumbai to Moscow and passesRead More

Taliban Defends Public Execution, Says It’s Afghanistan’s “Internal Matters”

[ad_1] Following criticism over the public execution of a man, the Taliban on Thursday defended its actions. Kabul:  Following criticism over the public execution of a man, the Taliban on Thursday defended its actions. The Taliban on Thursday termed the international criticism over its public execution “reprehensible” and “interference” in Afghanistan’s internal matters, Voice ofRead More

IOC warns Afghanistan over women’s sports and Olympics

[ad_1] International Olympic Committee, IOC, President Thomas Bach attends the opening of the Executive Board meeting at the Olympic House in Lausanne, Switzerland, Dec. 5, 2022. | Photo Credit: AP The International Olympic Committee on Tuesday warned that it could stop working with Afghanistan ahead of the next Olympics in 2024 if women are notRead More

UN Rules Should Be Followed In Case Of Terror, Ajit Doval In Meeting Of National Security Advisors – आतंक के मामले में संयुक्त राष्ट्र के नियमों का हो पालन,राष्ट्रीय सुरक्षा सलाहकारों की बैठक में अजित डोभाल

[ad_1] नई दिल्ली: मध्य एशियाई देशों के राष्ट्रीय सुरक्षा सलाहकारों की पहली बैठक दिल्ली में भारत की अगुवाई में हुई. इस बैठक में अफ़ग़ानिस्तान के मौजूदा हालात, क्षेत्र की सुरक्षा और स्थिरता पर चर्चा हुई. साथ ही इस पर सहमति बनी कि अफ़ग़ानिस्तान में शांति, संप्रभुता, क्षेत्रीय अखंडता बनी रहे और कोई भी उसके आंतरिकRead More

T20 leagues: Ian Chappell warns of a breakdown of epic proportions | Cricket News

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: Former Australia captain Ian Chappell feels that with T20 leagues “popping up faster than weeds in summer”, international cricket’s ambitious but “implausible” future programme is headed for a breakdown of epic proportions. In his column for ‘ESPNcricinfo’, Chappell wrote that hastening the process could be the absence of a healthy partnership betweenRead More

Terror Group ISIS Claims Attack On Pakistani Envoy In Afghanistan

[ad_1] A security guard was wounded in the attack Friday in the Afghan capital. Kabul: Terror group ISIS claimed responsibility Saturday for an attack on Pakistan’s embassy in Kabul, which Islamabad decried as an “assassination attempt”. A security guard was wounded in the attack Friday in the Afghan capital. In a statement cited by jihadistRead More