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Underpass U-loop to be constructed on Dhaka-Chittagong highway

Power generation has increased to 13,793 MW under Sheikh Hasina's leadership

Containers from Chittagong port being moved to ICD to resolve congestion

Lockdown: Record 587 arrests, fine of Tk 14 lakh made in Dhaka on Sunday

Public Administration Minister calls for formation of Covid-19 Prevention Committee in each neighbourhood

Pakistan: Afghanistan envoy's daughter abducted, tortured before being released 

Kabul/Islamabad: Afghan ambassador in Pakistan, Najibullah Alikhil's daughter was abducted and tortured before she was released, media reports said on Saturday.

Afghanistan: Kabul blast leaves four civilians dead

Kabul, July 13: At least four civilians died as a blast hit Afghanistan's Kabul city on Tuesday, media reports said.

Afghanistan reports 1,940 new cases, 86 Covid-19 deaths in last 24 hours

Kabul, July 1: The Afghanistan Ministry of Public Health on Thursday reported 1,940 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours.

Top US general predicts Afghanistan's collapse following troop withdrawal

Washington/Kabul, June 30: A top US Army general has predicted the collapse of the Afghanistan government and the start of a civil war after the withdrawal of American military from the South Asian country.

Afghanistan-Pakistan spat over 'terrorist group' as Islamabad seeks to shift onus

Islamabad-Kabul, June 29: Afghanistan has denied that Tahreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), an anti-Pakistan militant group, operates from Afghan soil, a day after Pakistan’s Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid urged the Afghan Taliban to restrain TTP - also known as the Pakistan Taliban - from using sanctuaries inside Afghanistan.

Afghanistan: Blast targets passenger bus, 13 injured

Dhaka: At least 13 people, including women and children, were hurt in Afghanistan's Parwan province on Sunday as a blast targeted a bus carrying dozens of passengers in the city of Charikar, media reports said.

Pakistan hopes Taliban won't allow TTP to operate in Afghanistan: Sheikh Rashid

Islamabad: Pakistan's Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid has said Islamabad is expecting the Afghan Taliban will not allow terrorist groups like TTP to carry out activities against Pakistan.

Afghanistan: Government ready to arm, support civilians willing to fight Taliban

Kabul, June 26: The Afghanistan government has said it might arm and support civilians who are willing to fight against the Taliban, media reports said.

Afghanistan: Taliban militants kill Islamic cleric

Kabul: Suspected Taliban militants killed an Islamic cleric in Pul-e-Alam city of Afghanistan's Logar province on Friday, media reports said on Sunday.

Afghanistan: Twin blasts hit Kabul, 5 die

Kabul, June 12: At least five people died as two blasts rocked Afghanistan capital Kabul city on Saturday, media reports said.

Landmine blasts kill nine, injure 17 in Afghanistan on first day of Eid

Kabul, May 13: At least nine people were killed and several others injured in landmine explosions in Afghanistan's Kandahar and Kunduz provinces on Thursday, the first day of Eid-al-Fitr and the beginning of a 3-day ceasefire between the Taliban and Afghan forces.

Afghanistan: Blast targets bus carrying health workers, 1 dead

Kabul, May 5: At least one person was killed and three others were injured as a blast targeted a bus carrying health workers in Afghanistan's Kabul province on Wednesday, media reports said.

Afghanistan: Kabul blast leaves 1 soldier killed 

Kabul: An ANA soldier was killed and three others were injured as a vehicle hit a roadside bomb in Paghman district of Afghanistan Kabul city on Sunday, media reports said.

Afghanistan: Unknown gunmen leave policewoman wounded

কাবুল: আফগানিস্তানের দক্ষিণাঞ্চলীয় হেলমান্দ প্রদেশে রবিবার অজ্ঞাতপরিচয় বন্দুকধারীরা এক পুলিশ মহিলাকে গুলি করে আহত করেছে বলে গণমাধ্যমের খবরে প্রকাশিত হয়েছে রবিবার।

Afghanistan: Female doctor killed in Nangarhar IED blast

Kabul, March 4: Just a few days after three women media workers were killed by Islamic state militants, a female doctor was killed in an IED explosion in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province.