Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Afghanistan

NZ first team to seal T20WC SFs spot

New Zealand on Friday became the first team to qualify for the semifinals of the Men’s T20 World Cup 2022 after Afghanistan restricted Australia to 168/8 in their Super 12 match, here.After New Zealand beat Ireland by 35 runs...

Australia survive Rashid cameo in four-run win

Australia managed to survive a late cameo from Rashid Khan to edge Afghanistan by four runs in their final Group 1 match in Super 12s of Men’s T20 World Cup at the Adelaide Oval on Friday.After Glenn Maxwell made...

Centre to grant citizenship under Citizenship Act, 1955

The Centre on Monday decided to grant Indian citizenship to Hindus, Sikhs, Buddhists, Jains, Parsis, and Christians coming from Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Pakistan and currently living in two districts of Gujarat under the Citizenship Act, 1955.The move to grant...

Taliban expel schoolgirls who are 13 or older or have reached puberty

In recent weeks, the Taliban have carried out inspections of girls’ schools in the Kandahar province and expelled hundreds of pubescent female students, media reported.They have joined the estimated 3 million girls in Afghanistan who are being deprived of...

Taliban freed from US prison, claims exchanged for American

A senior Taliban detainee said Monday he was released from a U.S. prison and handed over earlier in the day to the Taliban in Kabul, in exchange for an American prisoner held in Afghanistan. Bashir Noorzai, a notorious drug...

SC to hear on Oct 31 pleas challenging constitutional validity of CAA

The Supreme Court said on Monday it will hear on October 31 a batch of pleas challenging the constitutional validity of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) which seeks to grant citizenship to non-Muslim migrants fleeing religious persecution in Pakistan,...

Asia Cup: India beat Afghanistan by 101 runs

Senior pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar blew the top-order away with his skillful bowling to record his career-best T20I figures as India beat Afghanistan by 101 runs in a dead-rubber match of Super Four stage in Asia Cup 2022 at the...

India out of Asia Cup as Pak beat Afghanistan

Right-arm pacer Naseem Shah struck two telling sixes in the final over as Pakistan defeated Afghanistan by one wicket in a tense Asia Cup Super 4 match to throw India out of the tournament here on Wednesday.Afghanistan were firmly...

Asia Cup: Sri Lanka beat Afghanistan by 4 wkts

Sri Lankan batters showed enormous tactical acumen in yet another tricky run-chase as they defeated Afghanistan by four wickets in the opening Super 4 game of the Asia Cup here on Saturday.It was fantastic bowling effort at the death...

ASIA CUP: Afghanistan beat B’desh by 7 wkts

A fine performance from the spinners and an impactful cameo from Najibullah Zadran helped Afghanistan record a seven-wicket win over Bangladesh in the Asia Cup here on Tuesday.Afghanistan’s star spinners Mujeeb Ur Rahman (3/16) and Rashid Khan (3/22) ran...