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    India asks world to stand by Afghanistan

    DUSHANBE (Pajhwok): The international community must stand united in supporting Afghanistan in dealing with formidable security challenges, India's external affairs minister has said.


    Modi asks world to help Kabul combat terror

    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.


    Delhi for smooth political transition in Kabul

    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.


    India unveils new liberal visa policy for Afghans

    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.


    Karzai discusses Herat attack with Modi

    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.


    India to help Afghan Hockey Federation

    NEW DELHI (Pajhwok): The Hockey India (HI), the governing body, has decided to provide aid to the Afghanistan Hockey Federation.


    President wins Delhi's backing on BSA

    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).


    No exit policy, India assures Afghanistan

    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.


    India, Russia conditionally back Afghan talks

    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.

    Security and Crime

    India mourns, condemns Sushmita’s killing in Paktika

    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.