Editorial: Optimism wins as finally the deadlock is over
Finally, Afghanistan gets a new president declared and the political uncertainty is over which was unleashed by a simmering deadlock caused by the June presidential runoff election....... READ MORE
Karzai felicitates Ghani, Abdullah
KABUL: President Hamid Karzai felicitated Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai on his election as Afghan president and Dr. Abdullah Abdullah on becoming the chief executive. The president welcomed the annou.... READ MORE
NATO welcomes unity govt deal, vows further support to Afgha
KABUL: The NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen on Sunday welcomed the signing of an agreement by presidential contenders Dr. Abdullah Abdullah and Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai for the forma.... READ MORE
Pak resumes rocket attacks into Kunar
ASADABAD: In new wave of cross-Durand Line incursions by Pakistan, at least 62 rockets landed into eastern Kunar province, said official on Sunday. The rockets landed in Shegal and Dangam distri.... READ MORE
Senate puts weight behind national unity govt
KABUL: The Upper House of the parliament on Sunday welcomed agreement between the two presidential candidates over formation of the national unity government in the country. While putting their w.... READ MORE
Change in anti-narcotics strategy sought
KABUL: Ministry of Counter Narcotics (MoCN) on Sunday said the strategies formulated to fight narcotics and end poppy cultivation need revision and changes for further achievements as the current.... READ MORE
Ahmadzai declared Afghanistan's next President
KABUL: The Independent Election Commission (IEC) on Sunday announced presidential runoff election result. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai was announced as president. IEC’s chairman Ahmad Yousaf Nuristani.... READ MORE
At last political uncertainty is over as Ahmadzai, Abdullah
KABUL: After tiresome and prolonged electoral process in the chequered history of Afghanistan, the two presidential candidates—Abdullah Abdullah and Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai—finally ironed out t.... READ MORE
Sports & Show Biz
Seminar launched to improve sk
KABUL: To improve taekwondo skills and to introduce updated techniques Read More...
Turkmenistan bracing for 2017
ASHGABAT: Turkmenistan is gearing up well to host Asian indoor and mar Read More...
Asian Olympics: Afghans off to
KABUL: The Afghanistan-A cricket team on Tuesday left for South Korea Read More...
Andy Moles Takes Over As Afgha
The Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) have moved swiftly to install Andy Read More...
The Women of Afghanistan Sing
In Afghanistan, there is little effort to combat derogatory and belitt 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...
Democracy: Headways, barriers in last decade
KABUL: After the collapse of the Taliban regime, Afghanistan embraced new system—democracy. Afghan people stepped toward democracy to enjoy its fruit, but barriers marred progress of the newborn democratic system as many public expectations have not bee....
Illiteracy rate in Afghanistan stands at 64pc
KABUL: Literacy Department of the Ministry of Education (MoE) says around five million Afghans have been educated through literacy courses and programs over the past 12 years, but seven million people still are illiterate.......
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...