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The US administration has to be careful about every single decision regarding America’s longest war, however, with no eye-caching result in Afghanistan.


Most of the Afghan masses still do not have access to clean drinking water despite billions of dollars invested to supply the nation with a steady supply.


The most dangerous attitude is to remain constant in blunders. Accepting faults can alter the life. Observing faults can change everything as we all know that old ways won’t open new doors. It is time for some bitter truths.


Despite the continued uncertainty surrounding the country, the Afghan security forces are fighting all the 20 terrorist outfits with confidence.


After a few of the road blockades that were installed to protect the offices and residential areas of the senior and junior government officials were lifted following a decree issued by the president, people were expressing happiness as they felt a little freedom for walking and driving in their own streets.


What we need to put a complete end to the ongoing war in Afghanistan—does military measure will put end, or we still need to constant on reconciliation process.


Even if the whole thing is going well, but when security situation is bad, it can bit to such an extent that undermine all other developments.


There should an end to the politics of symbolism. Everything has limitations and this imagery has to be ended.


Nawa district in the south of Lashkargah city of Helmand province has liberated from the Taliban insurgents control this week.


Sometimes it just needs a push to see bona fide and talent to someone which is behind imagination. Nothing is preeminent in this world, even the humans. One day everyone has to go.


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spotlight image Sergio Arispe Barrientos, Ambassador of  Bolivia to India is, at 37, the youngest head of mission in New Delhi. Only the second envoy from his country to India, Barrientos, who presented his credentials to the Indian President last month, feels he has arrived at a propitious time, when India’s focus is on so
India is the world's biggest importer of weapons, accounting for 12 percent of global purchases during the past five years because it is not able to produce enough arms to meet its requirements, according to the authoritative Stockholm International Peace Research Institute, writes Arul Louis  
While most Indians were observing recent domestic political developments; with surprise defeats for the ruling BJP in its pocket boroughs and a likelihood of the opposition uniting against the Party for the 2019 national elections, writes Tridivesh Singh Maini
Before the independence of Mauritius from Britain in 1968, the Chagos archipelago was separated as part of the “British Indian Ocean Territory” in 1965, and retained by the UK, writes Priya Pillai
Famous for its pursuit of Gross National Happiness, Bhutan has a new cause for joy: In recognition of its Gross National Income (GNI) growth and social development, the kingdom is poised to graduate from the UN category of the world's poorest known as the Least Developed Countries (LDC), writes Arul Louis
Prem Sharma sells gutka (a combination of betel nuts, tobacco and mouth freshener) and cigarettes near the Vijay Nagar square in Indore, the commercial capital of the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. However, the most visible part of his tiny business is the dustbin that he does not dare to lose. The case is similar with pretty

While India has regained its position as the world’s fastest growing large economy – with the uptick in GDP expansion at 6.7% in Q3 of 2017-18 – sustaining it critically depend...


What is history? How does a land become a homeland? How are cultural identities formed? The Making of Early Kashmir explores these questions in relation to the birth of Kashmir and the discursive and material practices that shaped it up to the ...


A group of teenagers in a Karachi high school puts on a production of Arthur Miller’s The Crucible— and one goes missing. The incident sets off ripples through their already fraught education in lust and witches, and over the years ...


Title: Do We Not Bleed?: Reflections of a 21-st Century Pakistani; Author: Mehr Tarar; Publisher: Aleph Book Company; Pages: 240; Price: Rs 599


From antiquity, the Muslim faith has been plagued by the portrayal of Muslim men regularly misusing this perceived “right” to divorce their wives instantly by simply uttering “talaq” thrice.


'Another South Asia!' edited by Dev Nath Pathak makes a critical engagement with the questions about South Asia: What is South Asia? How can one pin down the idea of regionalism in South Asia wherein inter-state relations are often char...