Laborers stage protest, demand early wrap up of elections
KABUL: Hundreds of laborers on Wednesday staged a protest demanding that the dragging electoral process be brought to a completion soon. As the election drags on, demonstrators claimed that 9.9 p.... READ MORE
Editorial: Brain drain, off the limelight
Human capital flight from Afghanistan is an alarming issue which has fallen off the limelight, but needs immediate attention of the government leadership. The sooner we end the dilemma of brain d.... READ MORE
ISAF new commander calls on Karzai
KABUL: The new commander of NATO-led International Assistance Security Force (ISAF), Gen. John Campbell met with President Hamid Karzai here at the presidential palace on Wednesday. The President.... READ MORE
ISI, terrorists taking advantage of Afghanistan’s mainstre
KABUL: Afghanistan’s spy service on Wednesday said Pakistan’s Inter-Service Intelligence (ISI) and terrorist groups are using the ongoing mainstream political stalemate to their advantage. Is.... READ MORE
S. Arabia delivers food to thousands of displaced families
KABUL: Saudi Arabia on Wednesday started delivering food and nonfood items to more than 16,000 displaced families in Kabul and six other provinces. The food donations costing $2 million were emba.... READ MORE
Editorial: Reversing economic tantrum
Besetting reports have abounded indicating that Afghanistan’s economy has inadvertently been embroiled in a crunch – which can hardly be circumvented hook, line and sinker – in the wake of .... READ MORE
President accepts credentials’ of Holland’s new ambassad
KABUL: President Hamid Karzai accepted the diplomatic credentials of the new ambassador of Holland on Tuesday. President Karzai and the ambassador discussed ways to enhance bilateral relations be.... READ MORE
Efforts afoot to prevent expensive wedding ceremonies: MoWA
KABUL: The Ministry of Women’s Affairs (MoWA) on Tuesday organized three-day conference to provide awareness about side effects of expensive wedding ceremonies which pose a big social and finan.... READ MORE
Sports & Show Biz
15 women take part in Bamyan c
BAMYAN: A number of females took part in a cycle race aimed at creatin Read More...
Afghanistan Coach Pleased With
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Afghans 129th in FIFA World Ra
KABUL: Afghanistan stand 19th in Asia and 129th in the globe in the FI Read More...
US PGA: Rory McIlroy battles b
World number one Rory McIlroy edged a gripping US PGA Championship in Read More...
Actor and director Richard Att
Oscar-winning British film director Richard Attenborough has died at t Read More...
Indira Gandhi assassination: C
India has blocked the release of a film on the assassination of former Read More...
Ranbir Kapoor’s Barfi! to re
The film has released in six Japanese cities. After garnering apprecia Read More...
The Expendables 3 movie review
The film features Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger in the Read More...
Coral and fish can 'smell' bad reefs
Baby corals and fish can smell the difference between good and bad reefs, according to a study based in Fiji. When offered a choice of two water samples in the lab, the animals turned away from the stench of seaweed that invades depleted reefs, but were d....
NSA and GCHQ agents 'leak Tor bugs', alleges developer
British and American intelligence agents attempting to hack the "dark web" are being deliberately undermined by colleagues, it has been alleged. Spies from both countries have been working on finding flaws in Tor, a popular way of anonymously accessing "h....
Iran and blame the victim game
Tehran is continuously interfering in Afghanistan and pressurizing Kabul under one pretext or the other. Iran’s meddling into our internal affairs while giving it name of concern as Tehran did it recently when its ambassa...