Editorial: How Afghan poppy cultivation needs to be curbed?
As the US war is coming to an end and its military is on drawdown, poppy cultivation in Afghanistan has been in the news headlines once again. The United States has spent $7.6 billion in its figh.... READ MORE
Daudzai in India to attend security meeting
KABUL: The acting Minister of Interior, Mohammad Omar Daudzai, left for New Delhi, the capital city of India, to attend the Munich Security Conference Core Group Meeting. The conference is expect.... READ MORE
HPC in hibernation: no plenary session held in past six mont
KABUL: The High Peace Council (HPC) hasn’t convened plenary sessions over the past six months, said an official source on Tuesday. They said that the prolongation of the presidential elections .... READ MORE
Kabul blast leaves 4 army soldiers killed
KABUL: Four Afghan soldiers were killed, when a remote-controlled improvised explosive device (IED) went off in Kabul city on Tuesday. Spokesman for the Ministry of Defense, Zahir Azimi, said tha.... READ MORE
Poppy cultivation drive fails despite spending billions: SIG
KABUL: The Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) has said that poppy cultivation in Afghanistan has hit an all-time high despite billions of investment by US in counter.... READ MORE
US pledges $22m for road maintenance project
KABUL: The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has announced $22.3 million for maintenance of Afghanistan's roads. The USAID said in a statement Tuesday that this project .... READ MORE
Group of men sexually abuse 6 years old boy in Kandahar
KANDAHAR: Local officials in southern Kandahar province said Tuesday that a six years old boy has been sexually abused by a group of men in this province. The incident took place in Haji Aziz are.... READ MORE
3 policemen killed by guest in Helmand
LASHKARGAH: A guest who gunned down three policemen at a checkpoint was also killed in retaliation on Tuesday in the Marja district of southern Helmand province. An official at condition of anony.... READ MORE
Sports & Show Biz
Work on Khost cricket stadium
KHOST: Construction work on an international cricket stadium was forma Read More...
3-week volleyball event begins
MAIDAN SHAHAR: A volleyball tournament featuring 44 squads got under w Read More...
NBF launches drives to select
KABUL: The National Basketball Federation (NBF) of Afghanistan on Sund Read More...
Indian cricket legend Sachin T
The Indian cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar has said he is willing to v Read More...
Peshawar hosts Afghan-Pak cult
KABUL: Peshawar has hosted a two-day long the Afghan-Pakistan cultural Read More...
Familiar face but unfamiliar r
There was a time when television was a springboard to a film career, b Read More...
Great Russian Movies For Peopl
Nobody loves Russian movies, even Russians themselves. Their films are Read More...
Oscar Pistorius due back in co
South African athlete Oscar Pistorius returns to court later for sente Read More...
Iran sends Afghan refugees to fight in Syria
KABUL: Reports about Afghans fighting in Syria once again emerged in international and local media but the government has been giving cold-shoulder response to the important issue which could possibly affect Kabul’s relations with Damascus.......
Swedish Committee vows to continue supporting Afghanistan
KABUL: Swedish Committee for Afghanistan (SCA) vows to continue its humanitarian and development assistance for Afghanistan for more three decades to help the country’s more vulnerable people through its educational, health and livelihood projects....
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...