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US Urges China To Refrain From Unilateral Action On Taiwan

Nov 01, 2021 Deutsche Welle

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has called on Beijing to deescalate tensions in the Pacific during a meeting with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi.

Yogi Adityanath Offers Waters Of Ganga And Kabul River At Ayodhya Temple Site

Oct 31, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Adityanath explained that it had been decided that waters of pious rivers from across the world would be offered at the temple construction site.


UN Aid Chief Martin Griffiths Urges G-20 For Prevention Of Mass Starvation In Afghanistan

Martin Griffiths said half the Afghan children under age five are at risk of acute malnutrition and there is an outbreak of measles in every single province.

US To Roll Out USD144 Million In Humanitarian Aid For People Of Afghanistan: Antony Blinken

Oct 29, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

According to the US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, the financial assistance would be directly received by humanitarian organizations including UNHCR, UNICEF and WHO.


Amid Standoff With India, China’s New Border Law Does Not Change Things On Ground

China's new border law is aimed at improving the sovereignty and territorial integrity of the country's border regions. Amid the Eastern Ladakh standoff with India, the move may be significant.

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25 October, 2021

Chinese FM Wang Yi To Meet Taliban In Qatar

Associated Press (AP)

Wang Yi met with a delegation led by a top Taliban leader, Abdul Ghani Baradar, in July in the Chinese city of Tianjin, shortly before the group seized power from Afghanistan's elected government.


24 October, 2021

Pakistan: 8 Killed, 15 Injured In Firing Between Rival Factions Over Land Dispute

Outlook Web Desk

The groups traded bullets on each other in Pakistan’s northwest tribal area over a land dispute.


24 October, 2021

PM Modi To Attend G-20 Summit In Italy

Outlook Web Desk

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to pitch for a united global approach in dealing with Afghanistan situation, climate change and combating Covid-19.


23 October, 2021

Roadside Bombing Targets Taliban, Kills Afghan Civilians

Associated Press (AP)

No one immediately claimed responsibility for the attack but the Islamic State group is active in eastern Nangarhar province. Recently, IS has shown signs of expansion in Afghanistan, with attacks in the north, the south and the capital of Kabul.


23 October, 2021

US: Secrecy Continues About Small Group Of Afghan Refugees Sent To Overseas Base In Kosovo

Associated Press (AP)

Human rights advocates raised concerns about the Afghans diverted to Camp Bondsteel in Kosovo over the past six weeks, citing a lack of transparency about their status.


22 October, 2021

Female Afghan Leader Fawzia Koofi Keeps Striving For Afghanistan From Exile

Associated Press (AP)

Fawzia Koofi, a former deputy speaker of parliament, was one of only four women in talks to reach a power-sharing deal with the Taliban, which ultimately failed.


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19 October, 2021

US Envoy For Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad Resigns, His Deputy Takes Over

Associated Press (AP)

Criticized heavily for his Trump-Taliban deal, US Special Representative Zalmay Khalilzad Resigned on Monday. He is replaced by Thomas West, who previously served as the Deputy Special Representative.


17 October, 2021

Merkel Meets Erdogan During Farewell Stop In Istanbul

Deutsche Welle

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said he hopes to continue working well with the new German government during Chancellor Angela Merkel's farewell visit to the country.


16 October, 2021

Hindu Temples Attacked In Bangladesh: Anti-India Outfits Try To Dent Hasina’s Secular Credentials

Seema Guha

The Islamist terror outfits have been waiting for a chance to get back at her and her Awami League party for their strong secular credentials and her pro-India foreign policy.


16 October, 2021

Taliban Likely To Open Secondary Education For Girls: UN Official

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.


15 October, 2021

Explosion Inside Afghanistan Mosque During Friday Congregation Prayers Leaves 37 Dead

Associated Press (AP)

The attack on the Imam Barga mosque came a week after a bombing claimed by a local Islamic State affiliate killed 46 people at a Shiite mosque in northern Afghanistan.


12 October, 2021

PM Modi To Virtually Participate In G-20 Summit On Afghanistan Today

Outlook Web Desk

Announcing Prime Minister Modi's participation, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said the agenda of the summit will include a discussion on response to humanitarian needs, security and the fight against terrorism and human rights in Afghanistan.


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11 October, 2021

PM Modi And UK PM Boris Johnson Discuss Afghanistan, Vaccine Issues

Outlook Web Desk

The telephonic conversation between both the leaders came four days after UK announced fully vaccinated Indians will not require to undergo mandatory quarantine.


Photo Gallery

Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) workers clear a water logged road after heavy rainfall due to Cyclone Jawad, in Kolkata.

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A health worker checks details for COVID-19 tests of the passengers arriving from Rishikesh at the Bikaner railway station.

PTI Photo

Shops at a Muslim-dominated area of Dalmandi remain closed on the anniversary of the Babri Masjid demolition, in Varanasi.

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Resident doctors of Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital raise slogans during a protest in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Ravi Choudhary

An elderly beneficiary reacts as she receives a Covid-19 vaccine dose amid fear of spreading of a new variant of the virus (Omicron), at a government hospital in Jalandhar.

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Dalit-Bahujan Women In Politics And The Missing Narratives

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Let's Talk About Ageism And Sexism In Indian Films, A Zillionth Time!

While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry

Nov 17, 2021 Yashika Mathur

T20 World Cup 2021 Analysis: David Warner And Mitchell Marsh - Tale Of Two Comebacks

Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.

Nov 15, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Education In India During Covid-19: Challenges Faced And Solutions For A Post-Pandemic Era

As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.

Nov 11, 2021 Shekhar Mehta