VHP and Bajrangdal activists stage protest to arrest Terrorist outfit supporters

Friday, November 27th, 2020

Mangaluru : The Hindu outfits staged a protest demanding immediate arrest of Lashker e toiba and Taliban terrorist outfit supporters wha had write on the compound wall of an apartment near Circuit House. Vishwa Hindu Parishad and Bajrangdal activists staged a protest at Kadri in the city on November 27, Friday. Some unknown miscreants was written […]

Afghan government to release Taliban prisoners as UN backs push to end war

Wednesday, March 11th, 2020

Kabul : Afghan President Ashraf Ghani is preparing to release 1,500 Taliban prisoners in coming days, according to a decree viewed by Reuters on Tuesday, as the United Nations backed a U.S.-led push to end Afghanistan’s 18-year war. The two-page decree signed by Ghani, which requires all released Taliban prisoners to provide “a written guarantee […]

Afghan official says Taliban abducted 26 peace activists

Thursday, December 26th, 2019

Kabul : The Taliban ambushed a peace convoy in western Afghanistan and abducted 26 activists, members of a peace movement, a police spokesman said Wednesday. The insurgents staged the ambush in the district of Bala Buluk in Farah province on Tuesday. The Taliban forced the six-vehicle convoy to a halt, then got into the cars […]

Casualties as explosion hits largest US base in Afghanistan

Saturday, November 12th, 2016

Kabul: An explosion struck the largest US military base in Afghanistan early Saturday, causing some casualties, NATO said. No militant group has so far claimed responsibility for the blast, which occurs as the Taliban step up nationwide attacks before the onset of winter, when fighting usually ebbs. “We can confirm that there was an explosion […]

Basavashri award presented to Malala

Thursday, January 16th, 2014
Basavashri award

Bangalore: Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani student who survived being shot in the head by the Taliban for promoting girls’ rights to education, was honoured with Basavashri award by Shri Murugamath in London on January 9. The award is given every year to “distinguished personalities who struggle for the welfare of the mankind”. Speaking to reporters […]

Taliban suicide car bomb blast near US consulate in Afghanistan, 6 killed

Friday, September 13th, 2013

Kabul: Taliban militants staged a suicide car bombing then engaged in a gunfight with security forces near the American consulate in the western Afghan city of Herat early Friday, officials said. An Afghan translator was killed, while several other people, including police, were wounded. Eyewitnesses however put the death toll at six. The Taliban claimed […]

Sushmita Banerjee: The woman who had said, ‘The way I fought against Taliban, every woman should too’

Friday, September 6th, 2013

Kolkata: “The way I fought against Taliban, every girl, every woman should fight too” – Indian author Sushmita Banerjee had uttered these words nearly a decade ago. The writer, famous for her memoir about her dramatic escape from the Taliban, was shot dead in Afghanistan by suspected Taliban men. While her husband and other members […]

Malala Yousafzai invokes Mahatma Gandhi in her UN speech

Saturday, July 13th, 2013
Malala Yousafzai

United Nations: Pakistani teen activist Malala Yousafzai, in her first public speech at the United Nations since being shot in the head by the Taliban, has said she is inspired by Mahatama Gandhi’s path of non-violence. Malala invoked Gandhi and other global advocates of non-violence stressing that, “I’m not against anyone, neither am I here […]

Bill to award Congressional Gold Medal to Malala Yousafzai reintroduced

Saturday, January 5th, 2013
Malala Yousafzai

Washington: A legislation to award the prestigious Congressional Gold Medal to Malala Yousufzai, the Pakistani peace activist who was shot in her head by Taliban, has been reintroduced in the US Congress. Introduced by Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, House Resolution (No 60) calls to award Congressional Gold Medal to Ms Malala in recognition of her […]

Shot Pakistani schoolgirl visited by family

Friday, October 26th, 2012
Malala Yousafzai

The 15-year-old’s mother, father and two brothers arrived in the city of Birmingham in central England on Thursday and went straight to see her at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital. “Her mum, dad and her two brothers are here in the UK,” a spokeswoman for the hospital told AFP. “They visited last night.” After flying into […]