By: Aashruti Vohra
This is the first resolution on the situation in Afghanistan passed by the Security Council after the Taliban took over Kabul. [...]
"Since the Americans have taken control of the airport, we can't sleep properly," Abdullah, who lives near the airport and gave only one name, told AFP. "It is either gun firing, rockets, sirens or sounds of huge planes that disturb us. And now that they are being directly targeted, it can put our lives in danger."
About 60 Afghan civilians and a dozen American soldiers have lost their lives in the bombings, leading to Washington promising retaliation. The Islamic State - which opposes both the Taliban and the US - is the suspected mastermind behind the attack. [...]
According to the new rules, if more than 1% of the population at the local institution tests positive, strict restrictions will be imposed there. This means that 300 positive cases will result in the closure of a group of citizens with a population of 30,000. [...]
To put it in a nutshell: Whatever Amazon Prime has done with Shershaah, Hotstar's Bhuj turns it on its head. [...]
Records have been broken on the first day of the Games itself, with Britain's Reece Dunn setting a record time in his Paralympic swimming debut. The first gold medal of the Games has gone to Australia's Paige Greco in the women's C1-3 3000m individual pursuit (cycling). [...]
Delhi based photojournalist Danish Siddiqui was with soldiers on the front line of an Afghan Special Forces clash with the Taliban. [...]
"These are the kind of lies they are peddling. This is a joke. This FIR is a cooked-up theory. Is it that easy to prosecute people? Do you have no responsibility as a prosecution?" Pais said to the court. [...]
By: NH Desk
Afghanistan celebrated its 1919 independence from British control on August 19. [...]
Maki travelled to more than 30 countries to spread his enjoyment of puzzles. According to Tokyo-based Nikoli, the Sudoku Championships have attracted nearly 200 million people in 100 countries over the years. [...]
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