Indian nurse returns safely from Afghanistan

Tuesday, August 24th, 2021

Kasargod : India nurse who was serving at a child care centre at Kabul since the past three years and was stranded in the crisis hit Afghanistan since several days, has reached her motherland safely on August 24. The flight carrying Sister Theresa and 25 other Indian passengers has reached New Delhi from Tajikistan on […]

Five from Dakshina Kannada airlifted from Afghanistan

Monday, August 23rd, 2021
Afghan Flight

Mangaluru : Seven Kannadigas who returned to their homeland from Afghanistan on Sunday August 22, five of them from Mangaluru. The government has airlifted Indian citizens stranded in Afghanistan.  Dinesh Rai from Bajpe, Jagadish Poojary from Hosangady near Moodbidri, Desmond Davis D’Souza from Kinnigoli Pakshikere, Prasand Anand from Thokkottu and Shravan Anchan from Urwa were airlifted from Afghanistan […]

Ullal resident stranded in Afghanistan airlifted by IAF

Thursday, August 19th, 2021

Mangaluru : Ullal resident Melwyn who was one among the several Indians stranded in Afghanistan after Talibanis took control over the nation, has safely returned hometown on Wednesday. He was one among the several Indians airlifted by the Indian Air Force from Kabul. Melwyn was working in the Electrical Maintenance Division of the NATO Military […]

Female TV journalist Killed in Afghanistan

Friday, December 11th, 2020
Malalai Maiwand

Kabul : Islamic State claimed responsibility for the shooting death of a female TV presenter and women’s rights activist in Afghanistan on Thursday, an attack that underscored an increasing trend of violence against journalists in the country. Malalai Maiwand, a presenter at Enikas Radio and TV in the eastern province of Nangarhar, was killed along […]

Arun Jewellers theft case in Mangaluru : Three including two Afghanis arrested

Thursday, September 26th, 2019
3 arrested

Mangaluru : The city north police have successfully arrested three persons in connection to the Bhavanthi Street Arun Jewellers theft case that occurred within the station limits on the night of September 2. The arrested are identified as Muhthasimu CM alias Taslim (39), a resident of Kerala, Wali Mohammed Safi (45) and Mohammed Azim Khuram […]

Team Sri Lanka was crowned in a goose-flesh battle against Afghanistan

Wednesday, June 5th, 2019

England : Sri Lanka observed the dramatic batting collapse by imploding from 144-1 to 201 all out against Afghanistan in a rain-affected match at Sophia Gardens. Still, the Island of Dharma recovered from the huge loss over Afghanistan for 152 and registered a 34 – run victory for its debut triumph at the Cricket World […]

Yasmeen Zahid gets 7-yr jail term

Saturday, March 24th, 2018
Yasmin Zahid

Kasaragod : A National Investigation Agency (NIA) court in Kochi on Saturday sentenced woman ISIS recruiter, Yasmeen Mohammed Zahid, to seven years rigorous imprisonment in Kerala’s ISIS case of missing persons who travelled to Afghanistan. Zahid was arrested from the New Delhi International Airport on July 30, 2016 when she was trying to leave for […]

43 killed in Taliban attack on army camp in southern Afghanistan

Thursday, October 19th, 2017
taliban attack

Kabul: The Taliban have killed at least 43 Afghan soldiers in an attack that wiped out an army camp in the southern Kandahar province, the Defence Ministry said today. Spokesman Dawlat Wazir said the attack yesterday involved two suicide car bombs and set off hours of fighting. He says nine other soldiers were wounded and six […]

Afghani girl arrives Mangaluru in her world trip

Friday, August 4th, 2017
Shaesta Waiz

Mangaluru : Twenty-nine-year-old Shaesta Waiz began her solo flight around the globe. She set her sights on breaking a new record: to become the youngest female pilot from Afghanistan to complete such a trip. The plan is to make more than 30 stops over five continents, in 18 countries, in 90 days – flying more […]

Kasaragod youth who joined IS in Afghanistan killed in ‘drone strike’

Tuesday, August 1st, 2017
Mohammad Marwan

Kasaragod : A 23-year-old youth from Kerala who, along with 20 persons, is suspected to have fled to Afghanistan last year to join the Islamic State (IS), was killed in a “drone strike,” a senior National Investigation Agency (NIA) official said. He was quoting a message recieved by the youth’s father. Mohammad Marwan, a resident […]