‘India needs to engage Central Asia for 30 years’

January 13th, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) Eurasia, and specifically resource-rich Central Asia that is witnessing a new version of the Great Game as the interests of various powers converge, should be ... Read more...

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India to decide on its military role in Afghanistan: US

December 4th, 2009 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) Commander of the US Pacific Command Admiral Robert F. Willard Friday praised India's humanitarian role in Afghanistan said it is for New Delhi to take a decision ... Read more...

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BRO gets eight Shaurya Chakras, two for working in Taliban infested Afghanistan

March 25th, 2009 - 9:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 25 (ANI): The Border Roads Organisation (BRO) achieves a distinction when the President Pratibha Devisingh Patil would confer on Thursday as many as eight Shaurya Chakras on its ... Read more...

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With Pakistan on mind, India, Afghanistan open crucial road (Lead)

January 23rd, 2009 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Kabul, Jan 22 (IANS) Undeterred by a resurgent Taliban, India and Afghanistan Thursday formally opened a crucial road link that can reduce Pakistan's influence over its landlocked neighbour, and mounted pressure ... Read more...

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Defying Taliban, India hands over crucial highway to Afghanistan

January 22nd, 2009 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Jan 22 (IANS) Unfazed by frequent Taliban attacks including one on its embassy in Kabul last year, India Thursday formally handed over the strategic Zaranj-Delaram highway to Afghan authorities. The crucial ... Read more...

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India for strong measures to combat Taliban, Al Qaeda

October 16th, 2008 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 16 (IANS) India has advocated at the United Nations the imperative of implementing strong measures within Afghanistan to fight the resurgent Taliban and Al Qaeda while expanding "coordinated politico-military ... Read more...

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One Indian killed, four hurt in Afghan suicide bombing (Lead)

June 6th, 2008 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Kabul/New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) An Indian engineer with the Border Roads Organisation was killed and four other Indians injured in a suicide attack in Afghanistan's southwestern province of Nimroz Thursday. Dev ... Read more...

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Bodies of two BRO men to arrive home today

April 15th, 2008 - 11:07 am ICT by admin
New Delhi, Apr 15 (ANI): The bodies of the two Border Roads Organisation (BRO) engineers, who were killed in Afghanistan blast on Saturday, are expected to arrive home today.According to official ... Read more...

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Afghan blast victim’s family mourn in Tamil Nadu

April 14th, 2008 - 3:57 pm ICT by admin
Thippnanapalli (TN), Apr 14 (ANI): The family of C. Govindasamy, an Indian engineer who was killed in a suicide bomb blast in Afghanistan on Saturday, is in a state of mourning ... Read more...

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Afghan blast victims family asks govt. to bring back deceaseds body soon

April 13th, 2008 - 6:36 pm ICT by admin
Varanasi, Apr 13 (ANI): Family of M.P Singh, one of the engineers killed in the Saturday suicide blast in Afghanistan, has urged the Indian authorities to bring back the body at ... Read more...

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Afghan authorities arrest three for involvement in Indians killings

April 13th, 2008 - 2:59 pm ICT by admin
Kabul, Apr 13 (ANI): Authorities in Afghanistan have arrested three people for alleged involvement in the Saturday's suicide attack in which two Border Roads Organisation (BRO) officials of India and an ... Read more...

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India may review security of workers in Afghanistan

April 12th, 2008 - 11:25 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) India is again likely to appraise the security arrangements for its personnel in Afghanistan following an attack on an Indian road construction team that claimed at least ... Read more...

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Two Indians among three killed by militants in Afghanistan

April 12th, 2008 - 6:18 pm ICT by admin
(Lead) DPA Kabul, April 12 (DPA) Twin suicide attacks killed two Indian road construction workers and their driver Saturday, while Afghan and NATO forces killed 24 militants in an operation in southern Afghanistan, officials ... Read more...

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India to invest Rs. 7.5 billion in Delaram-Zaranj road in Afghanistan

December 13th, 2007 - 5:06 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Dec 13 (ANI): The Union Cabinet toady gave its approval for up-gradation/construction of road from Zaranj to Delaram in Afghanistan at the cost of Rs.746.79 crores (Rs. 7.5 billion approximately). The ... Read more...

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