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Iran says to transfer wheat, vaccines to Afghanistan

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian says the Islamic Republic will help with transfer of aid including from other countries to Afghanistan in the form of wheat, medicine and Covid vaccine.

New Delhi summit calls for inclusive Afghan govt., respect for women’s rights

Participations at the New Delhi Regional Security Dialogue have stressed the necessity of forming an ‘open and truly inclusive government that represents the will of all the people of Afghanistan’. They also underscored respect for the rights of women, children and the minority groups.

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 Russia

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.

India Modernising Nuclear Arsenal with Eye on China: Report

India continues to modernise its atomic arsenal with an eye on its powerful neighbour China, according to a media report.

Indian Girl Rescued after Being Buried Alive (+Video)

A 19-year-old girl was rescued after she was left to die in a sand pit following an alleged property dispute in India.

500kg Egyptian Loses Half Her Weight after Surgery in India

The “world’s heaviest woman”, a 500-kg Egyptian, has lost half her weight in the two months she’s been in India for treatment, doctors said.

Bus Accident in North India Kills at Least 44

At least 44 have lost their lives after a bus carrying over 50 passengers fell into a river in northern India, according to media reports.

Resilient Economy Requires Int’l Cooperation: Iran’s FM

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says a resilient and sustainable economy requires cooperation at all sub-regional, regional and international levels, and the IORA provides its member states with a great opportunity to enhance their economic ties.

At Least 32 Killed after Passenger Train Derails in India

At least 32 people were killed and 50 injured after nine coaches of a passenger train derailed in eastern India, police have said, in the latest disaster to hit the vast and accident-prone state railways.

Indian People Buy 4 Tons of Gold ahead of Monetary Reforms

On the verge of the announcement of currency reform in India, people have bought more than four tons of gold, the Indian Directorate General of Safeguards, Customs and Central Excise reported.

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