Pakistan advises Taliban on how to gain international support

“As a neighbour and as a well-wisher and friend, I conveyed to them what sort of steps they could take to enhance their international acceptability”, said Qureshi. Pakistan’s intelligence chief also accompanied the foreign minister in this short visit to Kabul.

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Women Volleyball player beheaded by Taliban

In a statement given to Persian Independent, an Afghan women’s volleyball national junior team coach confirmed that the Talibanis allegedly killed a volleyball player. According to the coach, the young star player of the national volleyball team, Mahjabeen Hakimi was beheaded by the Taliban in Kabul. Continue reading Women Volleyball player beheaded by Taliban

Aryan Khan is still not getting bail, further his lawyers will head to High Court

The 23-year-old son of superstar Shah Rukh Khan is accused and is in the focus of the case. He has been in Mumbai’s Arthur Road jail since October 8 and will remain there for now. His lawyers will approach the Bombay High Court for bail. Continue reading Aryan Khan is still not getting bail, further his lawyers will head to High Court

26 dead, others missing after heavy rains in Kerala, rescue operation continues

The National Disaster Rescue Force (NDRF) and defence forces have been pressed into rescue and relief operations in Kerala, where heavy rains since Friday triggered landslides and floods, killing 26 people. Of the 26 deaths, 13 were reported from Kottayam, nine from Idukki and four from Alappuzha district.

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World Bank president David Malpass congratulated India on a successful vaccination campaign against Covid-19 as he met Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

Malpass congratulated Sitharaman on India’s Covid-19 vaccination campaign and thanked her for India’s international role in vaccine production and distribution.

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Centre’s new rule on abortion: Rape survivors, minors allowed abortion up to 24 weeks

The Central government has decided to increase the time limit for abortion under some special cases. Now, some categories of women and special cases will be allowed to terminate their pregnancies at 24 weeks of gestation, as opposed to 20 weeks, which was the gestations period allowed earlier.

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