CAB ready to be tabled next week; non-Muslim refugees from Pak, Bangladesh, Afghanistan to get citizenship
According to the bill, "... any person belonging to Hindu, Sikh, Buddhist, Jain, Parsi or Christian community from Afghanistan, Bangladesh or Pakistan, who entered into India on or before the 31st day of December 2014... shall not be treated as illegal migrants for the purposes of this Act".
US resumes talks with Taliban in Doha: US source
"The US rejoined talks today in Doha. The focus of discussion will be reduction of violence ...
Citizenship Bill to be introduced in Lok Sabha on Monday
Its passage in the Lok Sabha is all but certain due to the massive majority the BJP ...
Congress to take call on Citizenship (Amendment) Bill after draft presented in Parliament
The Union cabinet on Wednesday approved the draft law that seeks to grant citizenship to non-Muslim refugees from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan, if they have faced religious persecution there.
Trump visits troops in Afghanistan, reveals US-Taliban talks
He served turkey and thanked the troops, delivered a speech and sat down with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani before leaving. During his visit, Trump announced that the U.S. and Taliban have been engaged in peace talks and insisted the Taliban want to make a deal after heavy U.S. fire in recent months.
Trump says he will restore tariffs on Brazil, Argentina metal imports
Emerging market stocks and the highly sensitive Mexican peso slid to session lows following Trump's vow, which came in an early morning post on Twitter that gave no other details on the planned trade action. Representatives for the Office U.S. Trade Representative could not be immediately reached for comment.
Indian experts to visit Afghanistan to further partnership under OPCW mentorship programme
Addressing a conference of State Parties of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) on Tuesday, India's ambassador to the Netherlands and Permanent Representative of India to OPCW Venu Rajamony said India condemns the use of chemical weapons under any circumstances.
Trump announces resumption of peace talks with Afghan Taliban
"Yes," Trump said when asked to confirm whether the US had restarted discussions with the Taliban. "The Taliban wants to make a deal and we're meeting with them and we're saying it has to be a ceasefire and they didn't want to do a ceasefire and now they do want to do a ceasefire. I believe it'll probably work out that way," he said.
India, Afghanistan agree to extradite Pakistani terrorists
The extradition treaty was first signed in 2016 when President Ashraf Ghani visited India. The operationalisation of will enable India to extradite Pakistan-origin terrorists from banned groups who operate from Afghan soil.
Trump pays surprise visit to Afghanistan, says Taliban want a peace deal
US President Donald Trump paid a surprise Thanksgiving visit to Afghanistan, where he announced the U.S. and Taliban have been engaged in on...
Afghanistan may hand over 13 Indian ISIS fighters under extradition treaty
Kabul’s decision came after India and Afghanistan last Sunday formalised the operation of their bilateral extradition treaty, sources told from Kabul.
Taliban say 'way too early' to speak of resuming talks with US
President Donald Trump statement indicated progress, though spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid's statement suggested roadblocks remain. "It is way too early to talk about the resumption of talks for now," the insurgent spokesman told AFP in a WhatsApp message, adding that the Islamist group would give an official reaction later.
No Russell, no Bravo as West Indies name ODI and T20 squad for India series
Russell, who played six games at the recently-concluded Abu Dhabi T10 league, didn't find a place despite being fit, while Bravo, who had earlier hinted of an international comeback, was also not considered. Star opener Chris Gayle was in contention but he decided to take "a break", making him unavailable.
Elected representatives should have leading voice in deciding Afghan future : India
First Secretary in India's Permanent Mission to the UN Vidisha Maitra said India welcomes the opportunities created by the various initiatives towards a formal peace process at the international, regional and domestic levels.
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