Taliban assure UN of protecting their staff in Afghanistan

The Fact News Service Kabul , October 24 The Taliban have assured the United Nations that they would safeguard all UN operations and staff members working in Afghanistan. Afghanistan’s Deputy…

32 killed, 53 injured in blast at Mosque in Afghanistan’s Kandahar

Kandahar, October 15 Blasts tore through a Shiite mosque in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar during Friday prayers, killing at least 32 people and injuring 53 others. A doctor…

Afghanistan territory must not become source of terror: Modi at G20

New Delhi, October 13 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday called for a united response from the global community to the crisis in Afghanistan in order to preserve the socio-economic…

Afghanistan: Man allegedly kills 12-year old girl to sell her body parts

Kabul, October 3 A 12-year old girl was killed in Kabul by a 70-year-old man accompanied by his two daughters, who committed the gruesome act allegedly to sell her body…

Activist urges world to support Afghan women as situation deteriorates after Taliban takeover

Kabul, October 1 Amid the Taliban takeover, Afghan women are facing an unfriendly situation in Afghanistan. Veteran women’s rights activist Mehbouba Siraj urged the international community to fully support Afghan…

Facebook-Funded Flight suddenly packed with 155 extra Afghans

Kabul, September 30 The airlift was fraught with risk from the start. Donors from Silicon Valley including LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman, as well as Facebook Inc., had agreed to fund…

Health dept to give polio doses to Afghan refugee children till 15 years in Gurugram

Gurugram, September 25 The Haryana health department will include children of refugees from Afghanistan — in the age group of 0-15 years — in a three-day pulse polio campaign in…

Afghans witnessing brutal reality of Taliban regime

The Fact News Service Kabul , September 23 Since Taliban took over power in Afghanistan, people of the country have not been spared by the brutal reality of their rule…

Afghanistan heroin worth ₹19,000 crore seized at Gujarat Port: Report

Ahmedabad, September 21 Nearly three tonnes of heroin with a street value of over ₹ 19,000 crore from Afghanistan have been seized from a port in Gujarat in a major…

Drastic fall in property demand and prices in Kabul, rent of flats down by 50%

Kabul, September 16 With the fall of the Afghanistan government and the evacuation of US coalition forces, the condition of the worn-torn country is getting bad to worst. Now it…

Taliban call for lifting of sanctions against ‘Islamic Emirate’

The Fact News Service Kabul , September 15 Afghanistan’s new acting Foreign Minister Mawlawi Amir Khan Muttaqi has called for sanctions to be lifted against the ‘Islamic Emirate’. Speaking at…

Afghanistan: Taliban say girls, women may study in no-men classrooms

The Fact News Service Kabul, September 12 Women in Afghanistan can continue to study in universities, including at post-graduate levels, but classrooms will be gender-segregated and Islamic dress is compulsory,…

Afghan musicians flee Kabul, fearing for their lives and dire future for art under Taliban rule

The Fact News Service Peshawar, September 12 As the Taliban tighten its grip on power in Afghanistan, patrons of the popular Afghan music in Pakistan are shutting their offices with…

Female Afghan boxer forced to leave Afghanistan amid Taliban death threats

The Fact News Service Doha, September 12 In order to continue her passion for sports, female Afghan lightweight boxing champion Seema Rezai was forced to leave Afghanistan after the Taliban…

‘Women can’t be ministers, they should give birth’: Taliban spokesperson on non-inclusive cabinet

Kabul, September 10 After the Taliban assumed control of Afghanistan, many have come forward raising concerns about the safety and treatment of women after they form their government. Recently, the…

Viral photo: Woman protester stands fearlessly as Taliban man in Kabul points gun at her chest

The Fact News Web Desk Chandigarh, September 8 This poweful picture says it all—a fearless Afghan woman standing face-to-face as a Taliban armed man points a gun at her chest.…

New ‘inclusive’ Afghanistan government to be announced soon: Taliban

The Fact News Service Kabul, September 6 The Taliban said that the new Afghanistan government is expected to be announced soon and it will be “an inclusive government.” “Now we…

Afghanistan: Taliban expected to announce new govt today

The Fact News Service Kabul , September 3 The Taliban is expected to announce a new government in Afghanistan within hours amid the UN’s warning of the impending food crisis,…

High-level group is monitoring developments in Afghanistan: Sources

The Fact News Service New Delhi, August 31 A high-level group comprising External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar, NSA Ajit Doval and a number of other senior officials is monitoring the…

Last US Soldier leaves Afghanistan, ending America’s longest war

Washington, August 31 The US military has completed its withdrawal from Afghanistan to end a brutal 20-year war, which has been America’s longest. It started and ended with the hardline Taliban…

Changes in Afghanistan challenge for us, made us rethink our strategy: Rajnath Singh

The Fact News Service Nilgiris , August 29 Commenting on the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday said that the changing equation in Afghanistan has come…

Sikhs evacuated from Afghanistan reach Punjab’s Ludhiana, thank Indian govt

The Fact News Service Ludhiana , August 28 Afghan Sikhs who reached Ludhiana in Punjab thanked the Government of India for their safe evacuation from war-torn Afghanistan. One of them,…

Number of Indians remaining in Afghanistan unknown: Foreign Ministry

New Delhi, August 27 India today said that the exact number of its citizens remaining in war-torn Afghanistan was unknown. The Ministry of External Affairs believes it has evacuated most…

Taliban say religious scholars will lead govt in Afghanistan

The Fact News Service Kabul , August 25 The Taliban have said that religious scholars will lead the upcoming government in Afghanistan as the country’s government collapsed over a week…

Ukrainian evacuation plane hijacked in Kabul, diverted to Iran: Reports

Kabul, August 24 A Ukrainian plane in Afghanistan to evacuate its citizens was hijacked and diverted to Iran, reports quoted a Ukraine Minister as saying. The plane had reportedly arrived…

Evacuation from Afghanistan; India brings back 78 people

The Fact News Service New Delhi, August 24 India on Tuesday brought back 78 people, including 25 of its nationals and a number of Afghan Sikhs and Hindus from Dushanbe,…

Hardeep Puri, V. Muraleedharna receive saroops at Delhi airport brought from Afghanistan

The Fact News Service New Delhi, August 24 Union Minister Hardeep Puri and Minister of State for External Affairs V. Muraleedharan received saroops of Guru Granth Sahib ji brought from…

IAF’s flight likely to airlift 46 Afghan Hindus, Sikhs from Kabul Airport today, on Aug 23

New Delhi, August 23 An Indian Air Force (IAF) special flight, carrying stranded Indian nationals and 46 Afghan Hindus and Sikhs, is expected to take off from Kabul Airport on…

How did America go wrong in Afghanistan?

After the most heinous terror attack on September 11th 2001 in the financial capital of the world New York City and the political capital of the United States of America…

Earthquake of magnitude 4.5 rocks Afghanistan

The Fact News Service New Delhi, August 19 An earthquake of magnitude 4.5 on the Richter scale occurred at 122 kilometer North-Northeast of Kabul in Afghanistan on Thursday. According to…

Jaishankar and UK counterpart Raab agree to work together on Afghanistan

The Fact News Service London, August 19 External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and his British counterpart Dominic Raab have exchanged views on the developments in Afghanistan and agreed to work…

BJP Punjab President writes to GOI, urges to protect Sikhs and Hindus in Afghanistan

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, August 19 Taking cognizance of the acute violence and upheaval in Afghanistan the state BJP President Awani President has written to the government of India…

Human remains found in landing gear of military flight from Kabul, says US Air Force

Washington, August 18 The U.S. Air Force said on Tuesday that it was investigating the circumstances surrounding human remains that were found in the wheel well of one of its…

Afghanistan Crisis: Heartbreaking photo shows 7-month-old crying baby abandoned at Kabul Airport

Kabul, August 17 Several horrific visuals are emerging from the Afghanistan capital since Taliban took control. Hundreds are attempting to flee the incoming regime. While a video showed hundreds surrounding…

Viral photo of over 600 Afghans crammed into US plane defines Kabul panic

New Delhi, August 17 Among the thousands of Afghans who came running to Kabul airport yesterday, over 600 of them managed to fly out in a US Air Force transport…

IAF aircraft carrying Indian officials lands in Gujarat’s Jamnagar

The Fact News Service New Delhi, August 17 Indian Air Force C-17 aircraft which was carrying 120 Indian officials from Afghanistan has landed in Gujarat’s Jamnagar, sources confirmed on Tuesday.…

Kabul airport reopens as additional US troops land

The Fact News Service Washington , August 17 Afghanistan’s Kabul airport has reopened as the first C-17 landed with US Marines on board, an official said on Monday. “By the…

Nishan Sahib at Afghan Gurdwara removed by Taliban restored after international condemnation

The Fact News Service Paktia, August 7 The Nishan Sahib, which was removed by the Taliban from the roof of a Gurdwara in Afghanistan’s eastern Paktia province, was restored with…

Russia invites India for Troika Plus meet on Afghanistan

The Fact News Service New Delhi, July 21 Russia has invited India for the first time to the Russia-US-China Troika Plus meet on Afghanistan that will discuss, among other issues,…

Trump’s momentary follies destroyed what the USA achieved after expending billions in Afghanistan

A proud nation of India was made to do a hurried, humiliating retreat from its second largest Consulate General Office in Kandahar in Afghanistan. Kandhahar is the second most important…

Afghanistan Defence Minister says ‘war is raging’ with Taliban

Kabul, July 7 Afghanistan’s Defence Minister Bismillah Mohammadi said Wednesday that the “war is raging” with the Taliban, after the insurgents carried out their first major assault on a provincial…