It’s the latest troubling sign that the Taliban are restricting women’s rights as they settle into government, just a month since they overran the capital of Kabul. In their first period of rule in the 1990s, the Taliban had denied girls and women the right to education and barred them from public life.
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Denied Bail By Special Court, Aryan Moves HC
A special Narcotics Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act court on Wednesday refused bail to Aryan Khan, son of Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, and two other accused in the cruise ship drugs case.
Employees May Get Average 8.8% Pay Hike In 2022
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Jack Ma Leaves China For 1st Time Since Crackdown
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Voda Idea defers spectrum payments for 4 years
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Stock price dip a market phenomenon: IRCTC
Says operations are normal within company; investors lose about ₹30,000 cr as stock plunges over 30% in 2 days
₹200 for water bottle! Greed amid U'khand rains
THE rain disaster in Uttarakhand over the last four days has laid bare the human misery and greed.
WILL PAY COMPENSATION FOR DAMAGED CROPS: CM
District magistrates asked to conduct survey for ₹50K per hectare
Reconsider opening PDS in vicinity of poor neighbourhoods: HC to govt
IT is in the state’s interest to ensure citizens get subsidised foodgrains easily, the Delhi High Court said as it asked the state government to examine the feasibility of opening fair price shops in localities from where the nearest outlet is 2.5 km away.
Pandya conundrum ahead of Pak meeting
IF Ravi Shastri happens to sit at an auction table with the India’s 15-man squad and one more spot to fill, how much would he go for a batting allrounder? The chances are he would not even hesitate to spend the remaining purse on one. As India prepared for their opening match of the T20 World Cup against Pakistan by beating Australia on Wednesday in a warm-up fixture, they looked every bit good to be considered among the favourites for the tournament. But three days ahead of their match against their arch-rivals, they are still some distance away from finding what will be their right combination thanks to the uncertainty around Hardik Pandya’s ability to bowl. If he is fit to bowl, Pandya could offer them more options, namely allowing India to field three spinners. If not, India may be forced to play only two on pitches that are slow.
PM: Kushinagar to boost global Buddhist pilgrimage circuit
WHILE inaugurating Uttar Pradesh’s third and the country’s 87th international airport in Kushinagar on Wednesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in order to give further push to air connectivity in the country, efforts are on towards building a network of over 200 airports, heliports and water domes in the next 3-4 years.
Pakistan sees a victorious Taliban in Afghanistan to the west and a partner in China to the East. But the U.S. is at odds with both, pushing leader Imran Khan into a delicate balancing act.
America Can't Ignore Afghanistan
Exclusive: Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan says the Taliban can be a partner for peace, not a terrorist threat - if the U.S. stays engaged.
Biden's Benghazi Moment
How the deadly Kabul AIRPORT ATTACK and bungled Afghanistan pullout could HAUNT HIS PRESIDENCY–and cost him the midterms.
Was ‘Chaos-istan' Inevitable?
How Biden's influence during the Obama administration had long-lasting effects
Fighting Terrorism from Afar
Can Joe Biden’s ‘over-the-horizon’ strategy in Afghanistan keep America safe? Defense experts are skeptical
FALL OF AFGHANISTAN!
Biden’s Vietnam fuels Taliban frenzy for new 9/11 attacks on America’s cities
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For The Love Of Lapis
The saga of Afghan lapis lazuli
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