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Taliban Likely To Open Secondary Education For Girls: UN Official

Oct 16, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

UNICEF Deputy Executive Director Omar Abdi said Taliban's education minister told him that they are working on a 'framework' to allow all girls to continue their schooling beyond the sixth grade.

Taliban Is Expected To Meet EU Representatives After Recently Meeting With German Delegation

Oct 12, 2021 Deutsche Welle

Following the discussions, the German delegation said the Taliban government is a "reality." The group took over Afghanistan on August 15 as the US and NATO allies withdrew forces from the country.


Taliban Rules Out Cooperation With US To Contain Islamic State

Taliban political spokesman Suhail Shaheen said there would be no cooperation with Washington on going after the increasingly active Islamic State group affiliate in Afghanistan.

'Pakistan Has Had It Both Ways': Former US NSA Advices Against Fresh Funding To Pakistan

Oct 07, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Trump Administration era General (rtd.) HR McMaster said testifying before a Congressional Committee on Afghanistan that Pakistan's comments after the fall of Kabul warranted 'isolation'.


'Yesterday I Was Crying (In Happiness) For Hours': Afghanistan's Music School's Director After Being Airlifted To Portugal

Afghani musicians were left teary after they were flown out of Kabul to Portugal. Afraid that the music ban could come soon in the country, these musicians' wish to preserve Afghani music got a huge assistance.

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25 September, 2021

Taliban Returns To Its Gruesome Past; Hangs Dead Body In Herat City Square

Associated Press (AP)

Taliban announced in the square that the four persons were caught taking part in a kidnapping and were killed by police.


25 September, 2021

Radical Forces Attempting To Gain Legitimacy Setting Dangerous Precedence: Rajnath Singh

Outlook Web Desk

The Defence Minister Rajnath Singh was commenting about the developments and change of power structure in Afghanistan, where Taliban has taken over the government.


23 September, 2021

Taliban's Envoy To UN Requests Quick Recognition

Associated Press (AP)

If no world recognition of the Taliban comes by Monday, Afghan Ambassador Ghulam Isaczai will give the address to the UN General Assembly.


19 September, 2021

PM Modi To Take Decision On Continuing Infrastructure Investment In Afghanistan: Nitin Gadkari

Outlook Web Desk

The Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari said the decision over continuing infrastructure in Afghanistan with Taliban government in place is going to be taken by PM Narendra Modi.


18 September, 2021

Taliban Replaces Women's Ministry With All Male 'Vice And Virtue Ministry'

Associated Press (AP)

The move is the latest to harken back to the Taliban's harsh 1990's rule that imposed strict restrictions on women.


17 September, 2021

Taliban Orders Resumption Of Classes For Boys Upto Class 12, Girls Excluded

Associated Press (AP)

The statement for resumption of classes from 6 to 12, published on Facebook, did not include girls.


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17 September, 2021

US Politicians Demand To Designate Taliban As 'Terrorist Organisation'

Associated Press (AP)

By introducing Preventing Recognition of Terrorist States Act Republican Senators are also aiming to sanction foreign individuals who aid Taliban, the interim governing organization which has UN designated terrorists in its cabinet.


16 September, 2021

Taliban Founder Mullah Baradar Noticeably Absent From Key Functions, Dissent Rumoured

Associated Press (AP)

Taliban largely remains a cohesive institution; Friction may not amount to a serious threat to the Taliban, experts say.


14 September, 2021

Will Look Into Pakistan's Role In Last 20 Years: Antony Blinken Tells US Lawmakers

PTI

While facing angry lawmakers on the Afghanistan issue, Antony Blinken, the US Secretary of State testified in the House Committee on Foreign Affairs. He also informed that he was not aware of Ghani’s plan to leave Afghanistan.


14 September, 2021

UN Promises $1.2 Billion To Afghans In Crisis

Associated Press (AP)

Around 8800 Crores worth of Indian Rupee have been promised to Afghans. A high ranking official said, “the funding will throw a lifeline to Afghans” who lack food, health care and protection.


13 September, 2021

France Disappointed With Newly Formed Taliban Government

Associated Press (AP)

France said the Taliban has failed so far to live up to its promises of offering moderate and inclusive style of leadership.


12 September, 2021

‘Lived In Kabul Right Under The Nose Of Adversaries’: Taliban Spokesman

Outlook Web Desk

The Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid has claimed that he lived in Kabul and studied at the Haqqania seminary in Nowshera in northwest Pakistan.


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10 September, 2021

Taliban-led Interim Govt Does Not Reflect What International Community Hoped: US

PTI

Biden administration expressed concern over the lack of inclusivity and the track records and the backgrounds of some of the individuals involved in governing the country.


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Fishermen fishing from Kumari dam as it overflowing following heavy rain in Kanyakumari district.

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Union External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar is greeted by the officials on his arrival in Israel.

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Commuters wade through amid heavy rain in Gurugram.

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People play instruments during Kullu Dussehra, in Kullu.

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BJP Yuva Morcha workers protest against the alleged attack on the ISKCON temple at Bangladesh, in front of Vivekananda House in Kolkata.

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