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India to host Iranian, Saudi FMs

New Delhi is preparing for visits by the Iranian and Saudi foreign ministers, Indian officials confirmed, as part of a series of engagements aimed at discussions on Afghanistan with partner countries as well as Tehran-Riyadh ties.

Iran Bans All Flights to/from India, Pakistan to Contain COVID-19

Iran’s Civil Aviation Organisation (CAOI) has banned all flights to and from Pakistan and India over concerns about the spread of the new coronavirus strain.

Huge Fire at Indian Plastic Factory Kills 43

A major blaze that broke out in a plastic factory in India's capital New Delhi has killed 43 people so far, police and fire department officials say.

Pakistan Says Has Warded Off Indian Submarine

Pakistan says it has successfully thwarted an alleged attempt by an Indian submarine to enter its waters, amid heightened military tensions between the two nuclear-armed neighbors.

Pakistan Downs Indian Fighter Jet, Captures Pilot

Pakistan says it has shot down two Indian military jets, which violated its airspace, and captured a pilot amid escalating tensions between the nuclear-armed neighbors over the recent developments in disputed Kashmir.

US Warns India over Plan to Buy S-400 Missile System from...

The United States has threatened India with sanctions over New Delhi’s decision to buy the S-400 air defense missile system from Russia.

Bus Crash in Northern India Kills 44

At least 44 people lost their lives on Sunday after a passenger bus crashed into a gorge in the Himalayan state of Uttarakhand in northern India, police said.

“US Using India to Reinforce Military Build-up in Afghanistan”

A political commentator says the US plans to expand its presence in Afghanistan using the help of India, which has been asked to make more investment in Afghanistan in return for the assistance it receives from Washington.

India’s First Wheat Cargo Arrives in Afghanistan via Iran

Afghanistan says it has received an inaugural consignment of wheat from India through a project which has opened a new trade and transit route in the region.

Women’s Hair in Kashmir Being Chopped Off during Sleep

Reports say women’s hairs are being forcibly cutduring sleep in distant areas of Indian-administered Kashmir and this has terrified local women.