1TV: The first ever yoga center opened in northern Balkh province on Sunday with the support of Balkh Physical Education Department in cooperation with the Indian consulate. One aspiring student, Sayed Sultan, said yoga strengthens muscles and also promotes good mental health and that is why he has chosen to take part. Click here to read more
DW: Trump’s first year as US president has been seen positively by Afghanistan, while Pakistan feels betrayed and angered by Washington’s censure of Islamabad. It’s unclear if Trump’s policies will bring lasting peace. Click here to read more (external link). Related Trump takes Modi very seriously on Afghanistan – but also mimics his Indian accent: Washington
PTI: Not disregarding the initial support given by Pakistan, Afghanistan Cricket Board CEO Shafiq Stanikzai says the BCCI has played a bigger role in the rapid rise of the game in the strife-torn nation. Click here to read more (external link).
1TV: Afghanistan’s debut Test match involving India will be played in Bangalore city, an Indian newspaper reported Sunday. India have agreed to host Afghanistan’s historic Test match, but dates and venues have not been announced yet. Click here to read more (external link). Other Cricket News To Captain U19 Team Was My Dream, Says Naveen-ul-Haq ‘It
Press TV / December 27, 2017 Afghan and Indian authorities have attended a ceremony to inaugurate an air route between the two cities of Kabul and Mumbai amid efforts widen to boost trade between the two neighboring countries. The Kabul-Mumbai corridor was officially launched Wednesday at the Hamid Karzai international airport in Kabul. The project
IBNS: The announcement has already been made by the Afghanistan Cricket Board that the country will play their first even Test match against India in 2018, the like of which has upset former Pakistan Cricket Board chief Shahryar Khan. According to Khan, Afghanistan should have played it with Pakistan. Speaking to pakpassion.net, Khan accused Afghanistan of taking
Press TV / December 13, 2017 Nearly two dozen female Afghan officers are receiving weapons training at a military academy in southern India. Media reports said Wednesday that the women had learned tactics and logistical and navigational skills at the academy in the southern Indian city of Chennai. This week they were taught how to
PTI: Afghanistan used to rely only on one transit road, which was through Karachi. That is not the case anymore,” says Afghan Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah. Afghanistan would no longer depend on Pakistan for transit trade with the opening of the strategic Chabahar Port, a top Afghan leader has said. Chabahar Port, located in the Sistan-Balochistan province on
Ayaz Gul VOA News November 11, 2017 ISLAMABAD — Afghanistan has received an inaugural consignment of wheat from India through an Iranian port, opening a new trade and transit route for the landlocked nation that bypasses neighboring Pakistan. The strategic sea route, officials say, will help improve trade and transit connectivity between Kabul and New Delhi.
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty October 29, 2017 India has launched a new trade route to landlocked Afghanistan by sea through Iran’s strategic Chabahar port, a move that bypasses Pakistan and could have significant geopolitical ramifications in the region. India shipped 1.1 million tons of wheat to Afghanistan from the western seaport of Kandla on October