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Islamabad has conveyed its strong reservations to Washington for its deepening defence ties with New Delhi, viewing the development as a direct threat to the country’s security interests.
The death toll from the collision of two Indian passenger trains in Odisha State has surged to 288 and more than 850 are injured, a state government official confirmed on Saturday. The rail accident is said to be the country's deadliest in more than two decades.
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.
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.
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.
The United States has threatened India with sanctions over New Delhi’s decision to buy the S-400 air defense missile system from Russia.
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.
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.
Reports say women’s hairs are being forcibly cutduring sleep in distant areas of Indian-administered Kashmir and this has terrified local women.
India continues to modernise its atomic arsenal with an eye on its powerful neighbour China, according to a media report.
A 19-year-old girl was rescued after she was left to die in a sand pit following an alleged property dispute 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.
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 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.
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.