There has been an increasing attempt towards removing women from public life...

India voiced concern over the increasing attempt towards removing women from public life in Afghanistan. Called for ensuring protection of rights of women and girls and that long-fought gains of last two decades are not reversed. The Taliban returned to power in Afghanistan in mid-August 2021 after seizing the capital Kabul.
#Taliban #Afghanistan #PeopleSociety


an hour ago

India at UNHRC highlights rising efforts to 'remove' women from public life...

India at the UNHCR stressed that there were rising efforts to ‘remove’ women from public life in Afghanistan. Called for protection of the rights of Afghan women and girls, including their right to education. Also called for unhindered access to international assistance to Afghanistan as the nation is struggling for aid post the deadly earthquake that claimed lives of over 1,000 people.
#UNHCR #Afghan #India #SensitiveSubjects


2 hours ago

India Capable of Competing Against Any Team Outside Top Eight in Asia: Igor Stimac

India qualified for the AFC Asian Cup with three wins out of three in the third round of qualifiers. Head coach Igor Stimac is confident that his team can compete against teams outside the top eight in Asia. India beat Cambodia, Afghanistan and Hong Kong scoring eight goals and shipping just one in return.
#IgorStimac #AFCAsianCup #India #Sports #TeamSports #Soccer


5 hours ago

‘Best foreign secretary that India never had’, led back-channel talks with Pak

Satinder Lambah led the back-channel process between India and Pakistan from 2005 till 2014. Lambah also served as special envoy to Afghanistan from 2001 to 2004. He was born in pre-Partition Peshawar, as was his wife Nilima, and during his two tours of duty in that country, he built a formidable range of contacts among Pakistan's political and social elites.
#SatinderLambah #Partition #India #LawGovernment #Government #SensitiveSubjects


7 hours ago

‘Best foreign secretary that India never had’, led back-channel talks with Pak

Satinder Lambah led the back-channel process between India and Pakistan from 2005 till 2014. Lambah also served as special envoy to Afghanistan from 2001 to 2004. He was born in pre-Partition Peshawar, as was his wife Nilima, and during his two tours of duty in that country, he built a formidable range of contacts among Pakistan's political and social elites.
#SatinderLambah #Partition #India #LawGovernment #Government #SensitiveSubjects


9 hours ago

'Who are you to lecture Afghanistan?': Taliban supreme leader appears in Kabul

Hibatullah Akhundzada insists sharia law is the only model for a successful Islamic state. The reclusive leader has not been filmed or photographed in public since the Taliban returned to power in August. He was addressing a major gathering of religious scholars in the Afghan capital.
#HibatullahAkhundzada #Taliban #Islamic #Afghan #Afghanistan #SensitiveSubjects


12 hours ago

At UNHRC meet, India pushes to save dwindling women's rights in Afghanistan

India has called for the protection of rights of women and girls, including their right to education. Ambassador Puneet Agrawal expressed his condolences to those impacted by the recent earthquake in Afghanistan and also stated that as a true friend of Afghanistan, India has dispatched 27 tons of emergency relief assistance in two flights.
#PuneetAgrawal #UNHRC #India #PeopleSociety #SocialIssuesAdvocacy


14 hours ago

At UN meet, India red flags erosion of rights of women, girls in Afghanistan

India expresses deep concern at the erosion of the rights of women and girls in Afghanistan. Puneet Agrawal, India’s deputy permanent representative to the UN in Geneva, said India is ‘deeply concerned’ about the recent developments in Afghanistan, which directly impact the well-being of women.
#PuneetAgrawal #India #PeopleSociety


16 hours ago

'Stop Interfering in Afghanistan', Says Taliban Leader in Rare Appearance

Hibatullah Akhundzada has not been filmed or photographed in public since the Taliban returned to power in August. He was addressing a major gathering of religious scholars in Kabul called to rubber-stamp the hardline Islamist group’s rule. Over 3,000 clerics have gathered in Kabul since Thursday for the three-day men-only meeting.
#HibatullahAkhundzada #Taliban #Islam #Afghanistan #SensitiveSubjects


21 hours ago

Dealing with Taliban: Why India must tread with caution in Afghanistan

Taliban may at the moment want to project their distance from Islamabad, but their umbilical cord is attached to Rawalpindi, and it would be foolhardy to overlook this fact. India has sent a ‘technical team’ which is going to be based at Kabul. Development follows the visit of an Indian delegation in early June.
#Indian #India #SensitiveSubjects


Yesterday

Afghan Sikhs arrive in Delhi with ashes of man killed in Kabul gurdwara attack

A special flight ferrying a group of 11 Afghan Sikhs arrived at New Delhi from Kabul on Thursday. The group was taken to Gurdwara Guru Arjan Dev Ji at Tilak Nagar in New Delhi. The Indian government had on June 19 granted emergency e-visas to 111 Hindus and Sikhs from Afghanistan.
#AfghanSikh #Indian #Delhi #SensitiveSubjects #Travel


Yesterday

India Delivers Another Consignment of Medical Aid to Afghanistan

India has supplied 20 tons of medical assistance in seven batches to Afghanistan in the last few months. The medicines were handed over to the Indira Gandhi Children Hospital in Kabul. India has been pitching for providing unimpeded humanitarian aid to Afghanistan to address the unfolding humanitarian crisis in the country following the capture of power by the Taliban.
#India #Health


Yesterday

SGPC & GoI to commence resettlement of 11 Sikhs in Delhi days after Kabul...

The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) in coordination with Puneet Singh Chandhok's Indian World Forum and the Government of India has commenced bringing back distressed Sikhs from Afghanistan. 11 Afghan Sikhs are scheduled to arrive in Delhi today (June 30) at around 11:30 AM on a special flight from Afghanistan's Kabul.
#PuneetSinghChandhok #SGPC&GoI #Sikh #AfghanSikh #Delhi #PeopleSociety #ReligionBelief


2 days ago

Days after Kabul Gurudwara attack, 11 Afghan Sikhs to arrive in Delhi today

A special flight from Kabul is scheduled to arrive at the Terminal 3 airport in Delhi at 11.30 am. The ashes of Sawinder Singh, who was killed during the attack, will also arrive with the group. Unidentified gunmen opened fire at one of the main gurdwaras in Afghanistan’s Kabul killing two persons.
#SawinderSingh #AfghanSikh #KabulGurudwara #SensitiveSubjects


2 days ago

Dog searches for loved ones lost in Afghanistan quake, photo leaves netizens...

A heartbreaking photograph of a dog desperately searching for his human family in the debris has melted hearts online. Neighbours said they took him with them to feed/take care of him after the earthquake. A destructive earthquake wreaked havoc in Afghanistan last week killing at least 1,000 people and injuring 2,000.
#Afghanistan #SensitiveSubjects


3 days ago

Mixed martial arts fighter assaulted by opponent after match in Siri Fort,...

A mixed martial arts fighter was severely injured after a match at Delhi’s Siri Fort Stadium. M Srikanth Sekhar, 30, was allegedly attacked after a player from Afghanistan allegedly assaulted him. A case was registered under Sections 325 (voluntarily causing grievous hurt) and 34 (common intention)
#MSrikanthSekhar #SiriFort #Sports #CombatSports #MartialArts


3 days ago

NCM Urges Jaishankar to Take Up Issue of Protection of Religious Properties...

National Commission for Minorities (NCM) urges Minister of External Affairs S Jaishankar to take up the matter of protection of religious properties of Sikhs in Afghanistan. Several blasts were reported near the Gurdwara Karte Parwan on June 18, in the latest targeted attack on a place of worship of a minority community.
#Jaishankar #NCM #Sikh #Afghanistan #PeopleSociety #ReligionBelief


3 days ago

SGPC chief writes to MEA, proposes to send delegation to Afghanistan

Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee has proposed to send a delegation to Afghanistan for a three-day visit to the strife-torn country. The body has also offered to take care of the historical gurdwaras and Sikh heritage in Afghanistan. Two people were killed in a terror attack in Karte Parwan, Kabul, on June 18.
#SGPC #Sikh #Afghanistan #SensitiveSubjects


4 days ago

Afghanistan: US envoy pledges to solve banking issue amid escalating...

US envoy to Kabul, Thomas West, vowed to help Afghanistan by solving banking issues. The US envoy made the commitment during a meeting with the Afghan Traders' Council in the UAE. The council once again raised the issue of frozen assets of Afghanistan at the hands of the US authorities and called for the release of the forfeited assets.
#ThomasWest #AfghanTradersCouncil #Afghanistan #SensitiveSubjects #News #Politics


4 days ago

Afghan agency says earthquake survivors need cash; enough aid for now

Afghan Red Crescent Society appeals for cash for survivors of deadly earthquake. Agency says it has enough of relief materials like food and tents. Disaster is a major test for Afghanistan’s hardline Taliban rulers, who many foreign governments have shunned. At least 1,000 people killed, 2,000 injured and 10,000 homes destroyed in earthquake.
#AfghanRedCrescentSociety #Afghan #Afghanistan #SensitiveSubjects


4 days ago