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30 killed in gold mine collapse in Afghanistan: Officials

30 killed in gold mine collapse in Afghanistan: Officials

KUNDUZ: At least 30 people were killed when a gold mine collapsed in northeastern on Sunday, officials said, in the latest tragedy to strike the war-torn country. Another seven were injured in the incident in Kohistan district of , district governor Mohammad Rustam Raghi told AFP. Villagers had dug a […]

India needs to keep its friends close and its rivals closer

India needs to keep its friends close and its rivals closer

Author: Deepa Ollapally, George Washington University Despite Prime Minister Narendra Modi?s ?neighbourhood first? policy, India has witnessed some serious and surprising diplomatic setbacks in its near region in the recent past. That this has happened with friends and rivals alike should be a cause for concern for New Delhi. It […]

Afghan compliments India‘s development aid

Afghan compliments India‘s development aid

NEW DELHI: Afghan National Security Adviser on Friday appreciated India‘s role in reconstruction of the war-ravaged country during talks with his Indian counterpart here. Mohib‘s appreciation for India‘s developmental assistance came in the backdrop of US President ‘s comments mocking New Delhi‘s role in . The ministry of external affairs […]

We?re changing lives: India on Trump?s Afghan jibe

We?re changing lives: India on Trump?s Afghan jibe

NEW DELHI: Even as US President called on India to play a bigger security role in , ridiculing in the process Prime Minister for having built what he incorrectly claimed was a library, New Delhi brushed the put-down aside, saying there was no question of ?putting boots on the ground?. […]

UK minister: Qaida planning to blow up airliners, airports

UK minister: Qaida planning to blow up airliners, airports

LONDON: Terror group al-Qaida is on a resurgent mode and may be plotting major terrorist attacks on airports and airliners, Britain?s security minister warned on Sunday. The terrorist group behind the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center in New York in 2001 poses a growing threat that is keeping […]