Advertisement
Thursday, Sep 29, 2022
Outlook.com
Outlook.com

Taliban Takeover

US To Roll Out USD144 Million In Humanitarian Aid For People Of Afghanistan: Antony Blinken

Oct 29, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

According to the US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, the financial assistance would be directly received by humanitarian organizations including UNHCR, UNICEF and WHO.

UK Spy Chief Warns Taliban Takeover Could Fuel Terror Plots

Sep 10, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

MI5 Director General Ken McCallum said the UK could face “more risk” because of the withdrawal of NATO troops and the overthrow of the internationally backed Afghan government.


UN Appeals For $606M To Aid Afghans For The Rest Of The Year

The agency's 'Flash Appeal' launched Tuesday includes the $413 million from the original appeal that has not been funded and $193 million in new needs through December.

French Government To Run Evacuations From Afghanistan For 'As Long As Possible'

Aug 25, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

French President Emmanuel Macron promised France would evacuate Afghans who worked for the country as well as activists and others under threat.


Sanctions Against Taliban Not Productive Ahead of G7 Leaders Meet On Afghanistan: China

'Afghanistan is an independent sovereign state. The US and its allies should learn lessons from the past and do some soul searching and act prudently on Afghanistan related issues,' said Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin

Advertisement
21 August, 2021

EU Calls Situation At Kabul Airport 'Very Difficult', Urges World To Welcome Afghan Refugees

Associated Press (AP)

The EU's top officials toured the facility that Spain has set up at the Torrejón military airbase near Madrid along with Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez, who said it has the capacity to hold 800 people.


21 August, 2021

Diplomatic Efforts Are On To Find A Solution, Will Work With Taliban if necessary: Boris Johnson

Outlook Web Desk

Pressed on whether he believed suggestions from the new Taliban regime in charge that it may be more moderate in the future, Johnson said that it was important to take 'people at face value'.


21 August, 2021

Taliban's First 'Fatwa' Imposes Ban On Co-Education In Afghanistan's Herat Province

Outlook Web Desk

The decision was taken after a meeting between varsity professors, owners of private institutions, and Taliban authorities, Khaama Press News Agency reported on Saturday.


20 August, 2021

Jaishankar And Blinken Agree To Continue Coordination, Held Second Meeting In a Week On Afghanistan

Outlook Web Desk

'Productive call with @DrSJaishankar today (Thursday) about Afghanistan. We agreed to continue our close coordination.', US Secretary of State Antony Blinken tweeted after the call.


19 August, 2021

Taliban Can't Rule By Force: Afghan Officials

Associated Press (AP)

A former Afghan vice president, Mohammad Younis Qanooni, said the future government in Afghanistan should be inclusive, with the participation of all ethnic groups.


19 August, 2021

Afghanistan Vs Pakistan: Taliban 'Have Given Green Light For The Series,' Hints PCB

PTI

Afghanistan players have started training in Kabul while Pakistan Cricket Biard also announced that a camp would be set up in Lahore from August 21 to 28 for the series


Advertisement

19 August, 2021

EU Foreign Chief Calls Fall Of Kabul A 'Catastrophe', Criticizes Biden For Withdrawing US Troops

Associated Press (AP)

EU foreign affairs chief Josep Borrell further criticized US President Joe Biden for underplaying the commitment to nation-building in Afghanistan.


18 August, 2021

CPI MP Advocates Giving Refugee Status To Afghans Relocating To India Irrespective Of Religion

Outlook Web Desk

'In light of India's international position and role in South Asia, it is imperative that we allow refugees regardless of their religion', said CPI MP Binoy Viswam.


18 August, 2021

Govt Promises All Kinds Of Help To The Afghan Students Studying In The State: K'taka Home Minister

Outlook Web Desk

Following the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan, the students studying in Karnataka grew desperate, fearing for the safety of their relatives back home.


18 August, 2021

Taliban Blow Up Statue Of Shiite Militia Leader From 1990s Civil War

Associated Press (AP)

The statue stood in the central Bamyan province, where the Taliban infamously blew up two massive 1,500-year-old statues of Buddha carved into a mountain in 2001


18 August, 2021

No Unilateral Recognition For Taliban: UK PM To Pakistan's Imran Khan

Outlook Web Desk

'The Prime Minister stressed his commitment to work with international partners to avoid a humanitarian disaster in Afghanistan and the wider region,' said the Downing Street read-out of the call with Pakistan PM Imran Khan.


Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
Advertisement
Advertisement

Outlook Latest Issue

Subscribe Now
Short Story

‘Laab’ In The Mountains

He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.

Graphic Novel

Play Us A Memory, Violin Man

They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.

Chinki Sinha
Play Us A Memory, Violin Man

Fact-Check

It’s Just Numbers, Love

Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.

Rukmini S.
It’s Just Numbers, Love

Opinion

The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

Jan 15, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz