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6 things to do in Qatar as country opens to vaccinated Indian travellers

If you are willing to visit Qatar despite the rules then here are a few things you can do there.
Updated on Jul 17, 2021 03:48 PM IST

Ramadan 2021 moon sighting highlights: Saudi Arabia committee announces date

Ramadan 2021 moon sighting LIVE updates: Saudi Arabia, others to sight the moon
Updated on Apr 11, 2021 11:59 PM IST

'Felt small jerk': Passenger recalls Air India flight mishap

Air India flight from Doha had a minor mishap while landing at Gannavaram airport at Vijayawada.
Updated on Feb 20, 2021 08:54 PM IST

Fans to return for Asian Champions League for first time since March

Football fans of all ages enjoy the Amir Cup final.
Updated on Dec 18, 2020 07:30 PM IST

US Joint Chiefs chairman meets with Taliban on peace talks

Army Gen. Mark A. Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, met for about two hours with Taliban negotiators in Doha, Qatar.
Published on Dec 17, 2020 08:44 PM IST

Pakistan PM Khan reiterates support to Afghan peace process

The Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan’s office said the leaders agreed to continue their engagement for supporting the peace process and enhancing bilateral cooperation.
Published on Dec 17, 2020 02:40 PM IST

Pompeo meets Taliban, Afghan negotiators in Doha

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrives for a meeting with Taliban's peace negotiation team, amid talks between the Taliban and the Afghan government, in Doha, Qatar.
Published on Nov 22, 2020 11:26 AM IST

Mortar shells hit Kabul residential areas; at least 8 dead

A police officer stands guard after rockets hit residential areas in Kabul, Afghanistan.
Published on Nov 21, 2020 02:29 PM IST

Al Qaeda leader dies, Afghan forces accuse Taliban of harbouring him

Security forces take part in an ongoing operation against Taliban militants in Sarkari Bagh in Arghandad district of Kandahar province.
Updated on Nov 10, 2020 07:12 PM IST

Qatar expresses regret as Australia says women on 10 flights searched

Scott Morrison, Australia's prime minister, speaks at the National Press Club in Canberra, Australia.
Updated on Oct 28, 2020 06:46 PM IST

Full support for peace in Afghanistan, Jaishankar to Abdullah Abdullah

Abdullah said in a tweet that he and Jaishankar had “exchanged views on the #AfghanPeaceProcess, bilateral relations, & regional support for peace efforts. He assured me of India’s full support for peace in Afghanistan.”
Updated on Oct 09, 2020 07:11 PM IST

‘Early withdrawal of US troops will have consequences’: Abdullah Abdullah

According to a UN report issued in June, some 6,500 Pakistani nationals are among foreign terrorists operating in Afghanistan, and the Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) and Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) play a key role in bringing foreign fighters into the country. (Photo@DrabdullahCE)
Updated on Oct 08, 2020 10:58 PM IST

US troop withdrawal deal: Two decades later, Afghans fear resurrection of the Taliban

Relatives gather at a graveyard of the victims who were killed in a suicide attack in an educational centre two years ago, as Afghan government officials and the Taliban hold talks in Doha aimed at ending 19 years of war in the country, in Kabul.
Updated on Oct 06, 2020 06:00 PM IST

Top Afghan peace negotiator Abdullah Abdullah expected to visit India on October 6

Peace negotiator Abdullah Abdullah, chairman of the High Council for National Reconciliation in Afghanistan, will travel to India after a three-day visit to Pakistan that concluded on Wednesday.
Updated on Oct 03, 2020 11:03 PM IST

Qatar Airways says losses reach $1.9 billion amid pandemic, boycott

A Qatar Airways aircraft is parked at Rome's Leonardo Da Vinci international airport, Wednesday, July 8, 2020.
Updated on Sep 27, 2020 05:13 PM IST

New Delhi’s salience in the Afghan matrix

Today’s Afghanistan is not the one the Taliban controlled from 1996 to 2001. Democracy has thrown up new voices, actors, aspirations
Updated on Sep 17, 2020 05:52 AM IST

Coronavirus pandemic: Scientists predict that Covid-19 will become a seasonal virus, but not yet

A health worker collects a nasal swab sample to test for COVID-19 at a government hospital in Jammu, India, Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020. India's coronavirus cases are now the second-highest in the world and only behind the United States.
Updated on Sep 15, 2020 05:04 PM IST

Afghan forces, Taliban continue to clash even as peace talks start

A man waves an Afghan flag during Independence Day celebrations in Kabul, Afghanistan.
Updated on Sep 13, 2020 09:02 PM IST

US committed to protect Afghan people’s interests in Doha talks: Zalmay Khalilzad

Zalmay Khalilzad, US envoy for peace in Afghanistan is seen before talks between the Afghan government and Taliban insurgents in Doha, Qatar.
Published on Sep 13, 2020 08:23 PM IST

Afghan-led peace talks key: India

The peace process, External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar said, has to address the violence in Afghanistan and the neighbourhood and also protect the interests of minorities and women.
Updated on Sep 13, 2020 02:35 AM IST

Peace process must ensure Afghanistan’s soil isn’t used for anti-India activities: Jaishankar

External affairs minister S Jaishankar also referred to India’s role in development aid and talked about the infrastructure created by the Indian partnership that spreads across all 34 provinces of Afghanistan.
Updated on Sep 12, 2020 09:33 PM IST

‘Peace process must be led, owned and controlled by Afghan’: India on historic talks between Taliban and Afghanistan. Read full statement here

External affairs minister S Jaishankar participated in the session which marks the end of decades of war by coming together of Taliban and delegates appointed by the Afghanistan government in a historic moment.
Updated on Sep 12, 2020 06:05 PM IST

Warring Afghans meet to find peace after decades of war

Abdullah Abdullah, center, chairman of Afghanistan's High Council for National Reconciliation, talks at the opening session of the peace talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban in Doha, Qatar.
Updated on Sep 12, 2020 04:10 PM IST

Afghan peace talks to open in Doha, 19 years after 9/11 triggered war

Abdullah Abdullah, Chairman of the High Council for National Reconciliation, talks with the media at Kabul International Airport in Kabul, Afghanistan.
Updated on Sep 12, 2020 06:30 AM IST

In bid for peace, Afghan govt starts releasing 400 Taliban prisoners

TIME TO GO: Policemen register Taliban prisoners as they are in the process of being released from the Pul-e-Charkhi prison on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan.
Published on Aug 15, 2020 04:58 AM IST

Athletics: AIU says suspended Naser missed four tests as she pleads innocence

Salwa Eid Naser of Bahrain, celebrates after winning gold in the women's 400 meter final at the World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar.
Updated on Jun 07, 2020 07:08 PM IST

COVID-19: Diamond League releases new provisional 2020 calendar

Representational image.
Updated on May 13, 2020 09:34 AM IST

NATO withholds key information on Taliban attacks: US Watchdog

In its quarterly report released Friday, the office of the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) said RS had stopped providing numbers.
Published on May 02, 2020 05:00 AM IST

Qatar orchestra does balcony performances to spread cheer amid lockdown blues

The orchestra is regularly arranging for balcony gigs to cheer people up.
Updated on Apr 18, 2020 02:38 PM IST
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