Taliban has been gaining territory and taking over customs posts at Afghan border crossings, seizing much of the govt's revenue. It now controls half of the country’s 419 districts.
A UNESCO panel added 13 new sites in 2020-2021, including the Harappan city of Dholavira in India.
Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid Taliban said that Menapal was killed in a 'special attack 'of Mujahideen and was 'punished' for his deeds.
India has been at the forefront of efforts to push for urgent long-pending UNSC reform, emphasising that it rightly deserves a place at the UN high table as a permanent member.
CNN President Jeff Zucker says company could make it a norm for employees to show proof of vaccination before entering CNN offices.
The decision to exempt vaccinated travellers from mandatory hotel quarantine has come as a relief for the Indian diaspora in the UK, who had been demanding the easing of travel norms.
Over the last month, the Taliban have gained control of at least eight of 14 customs posts along Afghanistan’s borders with Iran, Pakistan, Turkmenistan and Tajikistan.
Restricted information flows can mask political & regulatory problems as well as corruption, raising the risks of doing business—particularly in more volatile emerging markets.
Niazi won the recent legislative assembly election from Abbaspur-Poonch area. Imran Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf will form a government in PoK for the first time.
The artifacts were looted and smuggled out of Iraq after the 2003 US invasion. About 12,000 were displayed at the Museum of the Bible in Washington DC and 5,000 were held by Cornell University.