New Delhi, Apr 15 (PTI) Chief of Defence Staff Gen Bipin Rawat on Thursday said the withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan should not create a vacuum for "disruptors" to step in and that India ...

5 days ago.Washington, D.C., DC, USA
US President Joe Biden assumed office on January 20, 2021. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@WhiteHouse)

  • Around 2,500 American troops are currently deployed in Afghanistan
  • So far, around 2,000 American soldiers have died in Afghanistan
  • US troops were deployed in Afghanistan after the 9/11 attacks

Dushanbe, Mar 30 (PTI) India on Tuesday underlined that for ensuring durable peace in war-torn Afghanistan, genuine "double peace" -- peace within the country and peace around it -- was essential.

Dushanbe, Mar 29 (PTI) External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Monday called on Afghan President Ashraf Ghani here and shared India's perspectives on the peace process in the war-torn country.

17 March.Washington D.C., DC, USA
President Joe Biden looks on during his visit to Smith Flooring, Inc., Tuesday March 16, 2021, in Chester, Pennsylvania. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • The US agreed to withdraw all its troops from Afghanistan 
  • Held in Qatar in September last year, the peace talks have yielded little results
  • "The fact is that that was not a very solidly negotiated deal," Biden said, taking a direct swipe at Donald Trump

13 March.Herat, Afghanistan
The blast targeted a police headquarters in the city of Herat around 10 pm on Friday. (Photo Credit: Representational/ Pixabay)

  • Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid said the blast in Herat had no links to their group
  • President Ashraf Ghani has blamed the Taliban
  • Violence has surged in Afghanistan in recent months -- including a wave of assassinations

13 March.Kabul, Afghanistan
Shahtoot Dam would provide safe drinking water to two million residents of Kabul city. (Photo Credit: Representational/ Unsplash)

  • Shahtoot Dam will be built by India in the Kabul river basin of Afghanistan
  • The agreement was signed by both countries on February 9, 2021
  • The dam will contribute to national food security and increase job opportunities in Afghanistan