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Pakistan And Pakistani Taliban (TPP) Agree For 1 Month Ceasefire

Nov 09, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

TPP, also known as Pakistani Taliban is an affiliate of Taliban in Pakistan. This group claims responsibility for recent attacks on Chinese workers in CPEC. Now it has agreed with Pakistan for a month-long ceasefire.

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

Oct 05, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

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.

How The Taliban's Afghanistan Takeover Could Hurt US-Pakistan Ties

NATO has said Pakistan has a 'special responsibility' to make sure Afghanistan lives up to its international commitments. But some Pakistanis say they refuse to be the 'scapegoats' of the West's failure in Afghanistan.

Afghanistan Crisis: India Announces New Category Of Electronic Visa To Fast Track Requests

Aug 17, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

'The MHA reviews visa provisions in view of the current situation in Afghanistan. A new category of electronic visa called 'e-Emergency X-Misc Visa' introduced to fast-track visa applications for entry into India,' a home ministry spokesperson said.

Afghanistan Crisis: Who Are The Taliban?

The militant Islamist group has taken back power in Afghanistan. Here's what you need to know about the Taliban's leadership structure, their history and what to expect from their new reign.

16 August, 2021

Taliban 'Loves' Cricket, Game Safe In Afghanistan, Says Board Official


Hamid Shinwari also assured that the members of the national cricket team and their families are safe in Afghanistan

10 August, 2021

US Pentagon Praises India's Constructive Role In Afghanistan, Continues Talks With Pakistan On Safe Havens

Outlook Web Desk

'That kind of work, that kind of effort to help Afghanistan maintain stability and good governances is always welcome,' said Pentagon Press Secretary John Kirby.

29 July, 2021

Taliban 'Normal Civilians,' Not Military Outfit: Pakistan PM Imran Khan

Outlook Web Desk

Khan also criticised the US for trying to look for a military solution in Afghanistan when there never were none.

14 July, 2021

Afghan Delegation, Taliban To Talk Peace In Qatar: Officials

Associated Press (AP)

The development comes after outgoing U.S. commander Gen. Scott Miller warned that increasing violence seriously hurts Afghanistan's chances of finding a peaceful end to decades of war.

30 June, 2021

Afghanistan Sitting On A Powder Keg

Seema Guha

With no political settlement in sight fears are mounting of another spree of violent strife in this war-ravaged nation

29 June, 2021

Reports Of External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar Meeting Taliban Leaders Untrue: Govt Sources

Seema Guha

It is likely that India has made contact with the Taliban but not at the ministerial level.


28 June, 2021

Pakistan Will Shut Border If Taliban Take Over Afghanistan

Associated Press (AP)

Shah Mahmood Qureshi said that Pakistan has already taken in 3.5 million Afghan refugees over the years, but would not accept any more.

04 June, 2021

Gunmen Kill 2 Pakistani Policemen Overnight In Islamabad

Associated Press (AP)

Officers launches search efforts to arrest Gunmen who killed two policemen during patrolling in Islamabad, Pakistan

Photo Gallery

India's Pusarla V. Sindhu celebrates after scoring a point against Japan's Akane Yamaguchi during their women's singles badminton semifinal match at the BWF World Tour Finals in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia.

AP Photo/Dita Alangkara

A healthcare worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test in view of the threat of the new variant (Omicron) of the virus, at a railway station in Patna.

PTI Photo

Beach side temporary shops covered by polythene sheets in the wake of Cyclone Jawad, in Puri.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Uttarakhand CM Pushkar Singh Dhami and others during BJP election campaign rally, ahead of state Assembly polls in 2022, in Dehradun.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses during a BJP election campaign rally, ahead of state Assembly polls in 2022, in Dehradun.

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Young, brash and little-known artistes are using hip-hop as an outlet to speak up and speak out.


Why I Rap: A Hip-Hop Artiste’s Journey From Bihar To Stardom

Aamir Shaikh aka Shaikhspeare traces talks about the genre that uses music as a means to dissent.

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Death Of Three Dalit Girls And A Story Of Pain And Humiliation

Family from UP village forced to run around to complete post-death official paperwork and even last rites.

Ashutosh Sharma
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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

T20 World Cup Review: Jaded By An Excess Of Cricket, India Were On An Inevitable Path To Doom

India's cricket administrators showed more drive to boost BCCI's coffers rather than take care of players' welfare during pandemic times.

Nov 08, 2021 Arijit Ghosh