Despite initial promises, the Taliban have imposed increasing restrictions on girls and women since they took power in August 2021 during the final weeks of the U.S. and NATO forces' pullout after 20 years.
The U.N. Security Council on Tuesday decried increasing restrictions on women's rights in Afghanistan, urging the country's Taliban rulers to reverse them immediately.
However, wearing of face mask and maintaining social distancing norms will continue as earlier.
Two days after seizing the TDP chief’s campaign vehicle, the police silently towed it to an undisclosed location. The former chief minister reacted furiously to this and demanded that his vehicle be returned to him.
The Standard Operating Procedure was implemented with effect from January 11, 2022, till further orders, it has said.
The decision on the easing of curbs was taken after considering the declining infection rates, an official press release here said.
On Wednesday, the US announced new Covid-19 testing requirements for all travellers from China, joining other nations imposing restrictions because of a surge of infections.
Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) also allowed gyms to reopen and extend the night curfew from 10 PM to 11 PM as the Covid-19 cases in the National capital decreased.
About 6.3 million Canadians have not received a first dose and over 5 million have not had a second, a Canadian official said
Moody's Analytics said social distancing is weighing on the current quarter, but economic recovery will resume by the year-end.
The S&P 500 index climbed 1 per cent to 4,411.79, while the Dow rose 0.7 per cent to 35,061.55 and the Nasdaq composite gained 1 per cent to 14,836.99
Indonesia is in the grip of the worse coronavirus surge in Asia with 33,772 new confirmed cases and 1,383 deaths in the last 24 hours
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Boris Johnson warns of the Delta variant of coronavirus which is extremely contagious and urges people to stay cautious as lockdown restrictions come to an end...
On Friday, Boris Johnson attended a meeting with Health Secretary Sajid Javid, who tested positive for COVID-19 on Saturday
Trudeau noted Canada continues to lead G20 countries in vaccination rates with approximately 80% of eligible Canadians vaccinated with their first dose and...
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The Central Mediterranean route between Libya and Italy was the deadliest, claiming 741 lives.
New Zealand Foreign Minister Nanaia Mahuta said this week it was providing an additional 10 million New Zealand dollars ($7 million) for COVID-19 operations...
The parade comes days after Hungary's parliament passed a law that makes it illegal to show any materials about LGBT issues to people under 18.
Kim Jong Un summoned the ruling Workers' Party's Central Committee to discuss efforts to salvage a dismal economy
In the latest Global Trends report released on Friday, UNHCR said that the cumulative total of displaced people has risen to 82.4 million
Inflation accelerated to 2.1 per cent in the 12 months through May from 1.5 per cent in April, the Office for National Statistics said Wednesday.
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