Tremors In North India After 6.2 Earthquake Near Afghanistan-Tajikistan Border

NEW DELHI: Tremors were felt in North India today after an earthquake of 6.2 magnitude struck near the Afghanistan-Tajikistan border region, around 12:44 am. The earthquake, which hit at a depth of 203.5 kilometres, had its epicentre some 280 kilometres northeast of Afghanistan’s capital Kabul, the US Geological Survey said. Tremors were also felt in […]

Pakistan’s ‘unconditional support’ to Saudi Arabia

Islamabad, Jan 8 (IANS) Pakistan has expressed "unconditional support" to Saudi Arabia, which is embroiled in a tense standoff with Iran, and a counter-terrorism coalition Riyadh is setting up. Pakistan on Thursday reiterated its support during Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir’s visit to Islamabad for discussions on his country’s diplomatic row with Iran and the […]

Insurgents under siege in Mazar

Bashir Ansari / MAZAR-I-SHARIF Afghan special forces fought with insurgents barricaded in a house near the Indian consulate in the northern city of Mazar-i-Sharif after an overnight attack that coincided with an assault on an Indian air base near the border with Pakistan. As the battle stretched into the afternoon, soldiers entered the building, a […]