IEC announces high percentage poll result
KABUL: Around three weeks after polling day the Independent Election Commission (IEC) on Thursday announced third batch of the partial result of presidential election based on 82.59 percent votes.... READ MORE
Afghan peace drive under attack
Agha Jan Mutasim, once close aide of Mullah Omar, and also a finance minister during the Taliban’s dark period has said in a media statement that UAE has not put him under house arrest but the .... READ MORE
Nangarhar forces ready to secure runoff vote
JALALABAD: As tribal elders praised them for protecting voters and polling sites during the elections, security officials on Thursday said they were ready to maintain security for a second round .... READ MORE
24 suspects held in Wahid abduction case
KABUL: Twenty-four suspects have been arrested in connection with the abduction of the deputy public works minister, an official said on Thursday. Ahmad Shah Wahid was kidnapped by unknown gunmen.... READ MORE
MoCI named road as “Freedom of Speech”
KABUL: In order to appreciate tireless and worthy performance and activities of the journalists and media outlets in the country, the Ministry of Culture and Information (MoCI) on Thursday named .... READ MORE
Pakistanis among 8 rebels killed in Ghazni
GHAZNI: Eight rebels, including two Pakistanis were killed, five others injured and six arrested in the Ander district of southern Ghazni province, an official said on Thursday. Armed rebels suff.... READ MORE
Some elements wanted to assassinate me: Mutasim
KABUL: Former Taliban leader Mullah Mutasim Agha Jan on Thursday denied reports of his house arrest in the UAE, saying he was in protection because of possible attacks by his enemies. Mutasim, re.... READ MORE
3 US citizens killed in Kabul
KABUL: A security guard of a private hospital in the capital city of Afghanistan on Thursday morning opened fire on foreigners and killed at least three Americans and injured another, a security .... READ MORE
Sports & Show Biz
Shaheen Asmayee Holds Trial To
Shaheen Asmayee, Kabul's team in the Roshan Afghan Premier League (APL Read More...
Afghanistan’s cricket academ
KABUL: Australian coach, Peter Anderson, Afghanistan’s new National Read More...
Hamza stars in Afghanistan vic
KARACHI: Left-arm spinner Hamza Hotak starred with a four-wicket haul Read More...
Afghanistan to be mentored by
Afghanistan's coach, Kabir Khan said that the team would train in Paki Read More...
Aditya Roy Kapur’s weighty i
Aditya Roy Kapur manages different looks for his two upcoming films. B Read More...
Does John Abraham feel intimid
If sources are to be believed, Welcome Back and PK will release on the Read More...
Rati Agnihotri’s son, Tanuj
Newcomer in the Bollywood film industry Tanuj Virwani, who will next b Read More...
Oscar Pistorius: I did not pic
South African athlete Oscar Pistorius has denied "picking on" his girl Read More...
Neanderthals Lived in Small, Isolated Populations, Gene Analysis Shows
Genetic differences highlight how the path of these ancient humans diverged from ours. Modern humanity's ancient cousins, the Neanderthals, lived in small groups that were isolated from one another, suggests an investigation into their DNA. The analysis......
’ How are we different and what gave us the advantage over extinct types of humans like the Neanderthals?
In parallel with modern man (Homo sapiens), there were other, extinct types of humans with whom we lived side by side, such as Neanderthals and the recently discovered Denisovans of Siberia. Yet only Homo sapiens survived. What was it in our genetic makeu....
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...