TALIBAN SAYS IT WON’T INTERFERE WITH QUAKE RELIEF; CALL FOR UNFREEZING OF AFGHAN BANK FUNDS

Sun 26 June 2022: The Taliban administration in Afghanistan said on Saturday that they will not be interfering with any international aid that will be directed towards the citizens suffering due to earthquakes. Afghanistan experienced a 5.9-magnitude earthquake on Wednesday and that resulted in the death of more than 1000 people. It also rendered many […]

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CHINESE FIRM BUILDS EV BATTERY WITH RANGE OF 1,000 KM IN SINGLE CHARGE.

Sun 26 June 2022: Contemporary Amperex Technology Co Ltd (CATL), China’s top automotive lithium-ion battery manufacturer, unveiled a new battery that gives electric cars a driving range of more than 1,000 kilometers on a single charge. With the third generation of cell-to-pack (CTP) technology, the battery named Qilin, or CTP 3.0 battery, has a volume […]

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AMNESTY INDIA CONDEMNS THE ARREST OF HUMAN RIGHTS ACTIVIST TEESTA SETALVAD

Sat 25 June 2022:  Amnesty India on Saturday condemned the detention of human rights activist Teesta Setalvad and raised questions over the highandedness of Indian authorities. In its official tweet it said that the activist’s detention sends a chilling message to the civil society and further shrinks the space for dissent in the country. TEESTA […]

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WEST PROVIDES ‘ENDLESS MONEY’ FOR UKRAINE BUT NO AID TO AFGHANS, EU LAWMAKER SAYS

Sat 25 June 2022: A member of the EU parliament criticized the West for providing Ukraine with significant financial help while failing to aid the war-torn Afghanistan. Mick Wallace criticized the West for its unwavering support of Ukraine while turning a blind eye to Afghanistan’s urgent need for food help in his remarks during a […]

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JAMIAT FACTIONS LOOK TO UNITE TO FIGHT AGAINST INCREASING ISLAMOPHOBIA IN INDIA

Sat 25 June 2022: The two factions of the powerful Muslim religious organisation Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind (JUH), which are both led by Deobandi clerics, are attempting to reconcile fourteen years after the JUH split. In 2008, the division occurred because members of its working committee raised questions about the way the leader at the time, Maulana […]

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AFGHANISTAN’S REMOTE AND POOR VILLAGES HARDEST HIT BY EARTHQUAKE

Sat 25 June 2022:  Rudimentary construction of homes located in rocky, unpaved mountains and hillsides said to be key factors in severity of destruction. Gayan, Paktika – In the early morning hours of Wednesday June 22, the mud homes in this remote part of southeastern Afghanistan began to tremble and collapse under the force of a […]

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US CONGRESSWOMAN ILHAN OMAR INTRODUCES RESOLUTION AGAINST INDIA FOR HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS

Fri 24 June 2022: US Congresswoman Ilhan Omar has introduced a resolution in the House of Representatives, condemning violations of human rights and religious freedom in India and calling for Secretary of State Antony Blinken to designate India as a “country of particular concern”, it emerged on Thursday. The resolution, co-sponsored by lawmakers Rashida Talib […]

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