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NEW DELHI (Pajhwok) US President Barack Obama and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi have reiterated their strong commitment to supporting Afghanistan’s economy and peace initiative. After their first round of talks on issues of bilateral and... read more
NEW DELHI (Pajhwok): India on Thursday offered Afghanistan duty-free access to its market to boost the economy of the war-ravaged Central Asian nation. Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin told reporters: "India provides... read more
NEW DELHI (Pajhwok): Afghanistan's Ambassador Shaida Mohammad Abdali, at a meeting with Indian Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh, was assured of all cooperation in the field of agriculture and allied sectors. Singh informed the diplomat that... read more
NEW DELHI (PAN): Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has congratulated President Dr. Ashraf Ghani on his assumption of office, praising the Afghans’ faith in democracy.On Wednesday, Modi spoke with Ghani over the telephone, lauding his statesmanship... read more
DUSHANBE (Pajhwok): The international community must stand united in supporting Afghanistan in dealing with formidable security challenges, India's external affairs minister has said.Sushma Swaraj expressed the views on Friday during his address at... read more
FORTALEZA (Pajhwok): Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is currently attending the BRICS summit in Brazil, has called upon the world to unite to help Afghanistan fight the forces of terrorism and build a peaceful nation.Speaking on "Political... read more
NEW DELHI (Pajhwok): India said on Saturday it counted on the wisdom of the Afghan people and their election machinery for the smooth completion of the electoral process in the war-torn country.A spokesman for the Ministry of External Affairs told... read more
NEW DELHI (Pajhwok): The Indian government on Monday introduced a new liberal visa policy for the Afghan nationals to stay in India on humanitarian grounds for two years.The policy is aimed to provide relief to hundreds of visiting Afghans. The... read more
NEW DELHI (Pajhwok): Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who took oath a day ago in the presence of SAARC leaders in New Delhi, met Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Tuesday.President Karzai flew into New Delhi on Monday to take part in the swearing... read more
NEW DELHI (Pajhwok): The Hockey India (HI), the governing body, has decided to provide aid to the Afghanistan Hockey Federation.“With the aim of promoting hockey as a sport across the world, Hockey India took a strategic decision to provide aid... read more
NEW DELHI (PAN): President Hamid Karzai on Friday won support for his stance from Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid on the Afghan-US Bilateral Security Agreement (BSA).Ahead of his meeting with the... read more
NEW DELHI (PAN) India on Monday assured Afghanistan that its $2 billion humanitarian aid pledge was just the beginning of a process to reach out to the provinces and districts of the war-torn country.Addressing a conference in New Delhi on “Doing... read more
MOSCOW/NEW DELHI (PAN) India and Russia on Monday said they supported the Afghanistan government's efforts to hold dialogue with the armed opposition forces if the guerrillas respected the Afghan Constitution.Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and... read more
KOLKATA (PAN): The literary circle in West Bengal state of India is mourning the killing of a Bengali writer, known in Afghanistan as Sahib Kamala, by suspected Taliban insurgents in southeastern Paktika province.Gunmen entered Kamala’s house, known... read more
NEW DELHI (PAN) Indian Vice-President Hamid Ansari on Wednesday said his country remained committed to implementing the Strategic Partnership Agreement with Afghanistan and hoped that the war-torn nation would overcome the challenge of terrorism.... read more
MUMBAI (PAN): India and America are cooperating closely for an Afghan-led and Afghan-owned reconstruction process in the war-ravaged country, US Vice President Joe Biden said on Wednesday.Speaking at the Bombay Stock Exchange on the US-India... read more
NEW DELHI (PAN): US Secretary of State John Kerry, allaying New Delhi's fears about involving Taliban in the peace talks, has said India -- the world's biggest democracy -- can play a key role in the 2014 elections in Afghanistan.During his visit to... read more
NEW DELHI(PAN): Indian President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday said his country was prepared to increase bilateral contribution to institution-building, training and equipment to the extent India could for Afghanistan.Mukherjee told visiting Afghan... read more
NEW DELHI (PAN): Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his Chinese counterpart Li Keqiang on Monday discussed Afghanistan and agreed that the reconstruction and efforts for security and stability in the war-ravaged country should be Afghan-led.... read more
ALMATY (PAN): India's External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid on Friday said the solution to Afghanistan's problems cannot be purely military but has to be rooted in a political approach that enjoys a democratic sanction.Addressing the Ministerial... read more
NEW DELHI (PAN) The Indian government and main opposition parties expressed deep reservations about old remarks of the US new defense secretary that the country "financed problems" in Afghanistan for Pakistan. "Chuck Hagel's remarks are in... read more
NEW DELHI (PAN) Afghanistan, India and the US and on Tuesday discussed the political situation, security, trade and investment in the war-ravaged country, in addition to other issues of common interest.New Delhi hosted the second round of the India-... read more
NEW DELHI (PAN) Indian and Britain on Tuesday assured Afghanistan of all-out support for its reconstruction even after the withdrawal of foreign troops by the end of 2014.After a meeting with Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, visiting British... read more
MUMBAI (PAN): President Hamid Karzai, currently on visit to India’s commercial capital Mumbai, said on Saturday his country was "ripe and ready" for Indian investments in mining and other sectors.Addressing business leaders at the start of a trip... read more
TOKYO (PAN): India on Sunday said despite all assistance to Afghanistan to make it self-reliant, the terror infrastructure nourished by groups beyond its border continued to threaten the country and impede its progress toward self-reliance.Speaking... read more
New Delhi (PAN) Indian External Affairs Minister S. M. Krishna will head India's delegation to the Tokyo Conference on Afghanistan, said a ministry’s statement.  The Tokyo Conference organised by the government of Japan on July... read more
NEW DELHI (PAN): Senior Afghanistan ministers on Thursday tried to hard sell their war-ravaged country as a fertile destination for Indian investors while trying to allay fears of security problems. At the Delhi Investment Summit on Afghanistan... read more
NEW DELHI (PAN): Roiled by terrorism, Afghanistan is not an easy destination to sell to investors but India would make all out efforts to do so, said India's External Affairs Minister S M Krishna, inaugurating the Delhi Investment Summit on... read more
KABUL (PAN):  The Delhi Investment Summit on Afghanistan kicked off in the Indian capital on Thursday, largely to woo foreign investors to explore trade opportunities in the Central Asian nation.Delegates from some 40 countries are expected to... read more
NEW DELHI (PAN) To promote Afghanistan as a new investment destination, India's premier industry body Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), along with both India and Afghanistan governments, is organising the “Delhi Investment Summit on... read more
NEW DELHI (PAN): US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Tuesday said her country would go after terrorists in Pakistan if they posed a threat to America, Afghanistan or their allies in the region. At a joint press conference with Indian... read more
NEW DELHI (PAN) India on Tuesday said its commitment to assisting Afghanistan’s peace initiative is unwavering, as the two countries have set in motion the implementation of last year’s Strategic Partnership Agreement. External Affairs Minister... read more
NEW DELHI PAN) India's Air Marshal Naresh Verma on Monday declared open a series of football matches between Afghanistan Air Force and Indian Air Force teams at the New Willington Camp in New Delhi.Also present at the opening ceremony were Col.... read more
NEW DELHI (PAN) US Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan Marc Grossman, currently on a swing through the region to discuss post-war Afghanistan, has said his country will encourage a Kabul-Islamabad dialogue on an Afghan-led peace... read more
NEW DELHI (PAN): Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said the Afghan president, Hamid Karzai, has sought Indian investment in his country's mine sector, especially in the iron ore mines.Singh and Karzai held talks on the sidelines of the just... read more
NEW DEHLI (PAN):  Afghanistan and India on Wednesday entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for implementation of a twinning arrangement for public sector capacity development in Afghanistan.The signing of the treaty follows the high... read more
NEW DELHI (PAN): President Hamid Karzai on Wednesday said that signing a strategic partnership pact with India would not undermine Afghanistan's ties with its "twin brother" Pakistan. Concluding his two-day visit to India after signing a... read more
NEW DELHI (PAN):  In a major step forward in Kabul-Delhi defence cooperation, India will train and equip Afghan National Army soldiers under a strategic partnership treaty signed between the two nations, media reports said on Wednesday. ... read more
NEW DELHI(PAN): Worried about a possible resurgence of Taliban militants after the withdrawal of US troops, India on Tuesday urged the Obama administration to remain engaged in Afghanistan.  During her ongoing visit to Delhi for a strategic... read more
NEW DELHI (PAN) India says it supports a peace and stability process in Afghanistan which is Afghan-led and Afghan-owned. During a meeting with Afghanistan’s High Peace Council, India reiterated its "support for Afghanistan’s... read more
NEW DELHI (PAN) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has said that the decision of USA to pull out from Afghanistan could hurt India and create uncertainty in the war-ravaged nation.  Speaking to a select group of Indian editors on Wednesday,... read more
NEW DELHI (PAN): India is committed to building strengthening Afghan security forces, Defence Minister AK Antony assured his visiting Afghan counterpart Gen. Abdul Rahim Wardak on Wednesday. During hour-long delegation-level talks, Antony said as a... read more
NEW DELHI (PAN) Afghan Minister of Defence Gen. Abdul Rahim Wardak is paying a three-day visit to India, beginning on Wednesday. He is accompanied by a high-level Afghan government delegation. Wardak will hold talks with Indian Defence Minister AK... read more
NEW DELHI (PAN) Indian and German leaders said on Tuesday they desired to see an independent Afghanistan handling its security on its own. "India and Germany have the same goal in Afghanistan, as an independent country with security in its own... read more
NEW DELHI (PAN) Afghanistan and India signed on Monday a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on official statistics to promote technical cooperation between the two nations. The MoU was inked in New Delhi between Abdul Rahman Ghafoori, head of... read more
NEW DELHI (PAN) India and Afghanistan signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to boost cooperation and capacity building in the critical sectors of information and broadcasting. The MoU was signed between India's Minister for Information... read more
NEW DELHI (PAN): Afghanistan scored a 2-0 facile victory over Bhutan to book their place in the qualifying round of the Asian Football Confederation Challenge Cup 2012 in the second match in Gurgaon near here on Friday. Afghanistan had registered a... read more
NEW DELHI, India (PAN) Riding on a brilliant hat-trick by Mohammad Sediq Walizada, Afghanistan humiliated Bhutan 3-0 in the pre-qualifying play-off of the AFC Challenge Cup 2012 played at the Tau Devi Lal Stadium in Gurgaon near India's capital... read more
NEW DELHI (PAN) Afghanistan is optimistic they will beat Bhutan when the two teams face off in their Asian Football Confederation Challenge Cup 2012 pre-qualifying match on Wednesday. Afghanistan is playing their home match in India due to the... read more
 NEW DELHI (PAN) India on Wednesday said it was happy at the way the Afghanistan authorities swung into action against the abductors of its local employee working in the Consulate General of India (CGI) office in Jalalabad, the capital of... read more
NEW DELHI (PAN): Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai on Thursday discussed security and reconstruction of his country with Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh as the two leaders pledged to keep ties on an even keel to ward off common threats.... read more
NEW DELHI (PAN): Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai on Thursday urged South Asian nations to tap each others’ resources to create more energy security in the region. “We have an important challenge before us - of habitat and livelihood... read more
NEW DELHI (PAN) Afghan President Hamid Karzai arrived in New Delhi on Wednesday on a two-day visit to attend a summit on sustainable development and discuss bilateral and security issues with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. On Thursday morning,... read more
NEW DELHI (PAN): US President Barack Obama on Monday said allied forces were on track in training Afghan forces so that they could take the lead in securing their own country, but stressed that any withdrawal would not mean the US was abandoning... read more
NEW DELHI (PAN): India and Afghanistan pledged to work together to deny terrorists a safe haven in the region, foreign ministers of the two countries said, a thinly veiled reference to Pakistan.Afghanistan Foreign Minister Zalmai Rassoul met Prime... read more
NEW DELHI (PAN): Afghan Foreign Minister Zalmai Rassoul arrived in India on Tuesday for a two-day visit that analysts said would provide New Delhi with a chance to expand its role and counter the presence of its arch rival Pakistan in Afghanistan.... read more

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