Tuesday, June 22, 2021
Food Taliban ruling council agrees to ceasefire in Afghanistan

Food Taliban ruling council agrees to ceasefire in Afghanistan

told The Associated Press, but it is expected to last for 10 days. The U.S. has said the only way it will reach a peace agreement with the Taliban is if there is a ceasefire. Under a peace deal, the U.S. would agree to withdraw its troops from Afghanistan, AP reports; there are now about…
Trump says ‘all is well’ following Iran missile strike – Times of India

Trump says ‘all is well’ following Iran missile strike – Times of India

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that "all is well" following a retaliatory Iranian missile attack on US-led forces and that he would make a statement on the situation on Wednesday morning. Iran said it had launched the missile attack on two Iraqi military bases hosting US-led coalition personnel as retribution for the…
These are the top 10 smartphones launches of 2019 – Times of India

These are the top 10 smartphones launches of 2019 – Times of India

India is the world's second-largest and fastest-growing smartphone market in the world. Little doubt then that the year 2019 saw several big-ticket launches from all major brands. While some of these were successor to flagship series, some introduced entirely new range. However, what is common across all these devices is the standout features they offer.…
Food India police ban protests against citizenship law

Food India police ban protests against citizenship law

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionAnti-citizenship law protests spread across Indian citiesThree people have died in India and thousands have been detained amid demonstrations against a controversial new citizenship law.A protest ban has been imposed in parts of the capital Delhi and throughout the states of Uttar Pradesh and Karnataka. The new…
Anti-CAA protests: Gates of Rajiv Chowk, 18 other metro stations closed – Times of India

Anti-CAA protests: Gates of Rajiv Chowk, 18 other metro stations closed – Times of...

NEW DELHI: The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation on Thursday closed entry and exit gates of 19 stations including the busy Rajiv Chowk for commuters in view of protests in the national capital against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act. Earlier in the morning, the DMRC had closed gates of seven stations, including Jamia Millia, Jama Masjid and…
Food U.S. Soldier Killed in Afghanistan Was Seizing Taliban Weapons Cache, Military Says

Food U.S. Soldier Killed in Afghanistan Was Seizing Taliban Weapons Cache, Military Says

(WASHINGTON) — A U.S. Special Forces soldier who died in Afghanistan this week was seizing a Taliban weapons cache when he was killed, the U.S. military said Friday. Sgt. 1st Class Michael Goble was with his unit when its members discovered an undisclosed amount of Taliban weapons in Kunduz Province, said Eric Pahon, a spokesman…
Food Avalanches Kill 70 More People in Pakistan and Afghanistan

Food Avalanches Kill 70 More People in Pakistan and Afghanistan

(MUZAFFARABAD, Pakistan) — Severe winter weather has claimed more lives as avalanches triggered by heavy snowfall killed 55 people in Pakistan-administered Kashmir while 15 died in neighboring Afghanistan, officials said Tuesday. The latest deaths raise the two countries’ overall death toll from the severe weather to 126 since Sunday. The disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir…
India needs continued structural reforms to boost growth: UN report – Hindustan Times

India needs continued structural reforms to boost growth: UN report – Hindustan Times

A UN report on Friday said continued structural reforms are necessary to boost growth in India, which is currently facing an economic slowdown. The World Economic Situation and Prospects 2020 (WESP) report has also lowered GDP growth estimate for India while expressing hope that combination of fiscal stimulus and financial sector reforms will help boost…
2019 was ‘historic’ but 2020 could be the ‘greatest’ for Apple, says analyst – Times of India

2019 was ‘historic’ but 2020 could be the ‘greatest’ for Apple, says analyst –...

Last year this time, it was supposed to be all doom and gloom for Apple. There were reports about the iPhones XS, XS Max and XR not doing well and the Cupertino-based tech giant was ‘struggling’, according to most analysts. Now, an analyst says that the turnaround of Apple has been CEO Tim Cook’s “finest…
Food Taliban Ambushes Afghanistan Peace Convoy, Abducting 26 Activists: Police

Food Taliban Ambushes Afghanistan Peace Convoy, Abducting 26 Activists: Police

(KABUL, Afghanistan) — 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…