2014 Afghanistan Election Audit

2014 Afghanistan Election Audit News

The Empire shows yet again why Hindi cinema can't get Mughals right
Entertainment

The Empire shows yet again why Hindi cinema can't get Mughals right

Given the track record of Hindi cinema, it comes as no surprise that Kunal Kapoor is cast as Babur, a pale, slant-eyed, wispy-bearded, Chagatai-Turkic speaking foreign invader.

Taliban attack in Afghanistan: Toll rises to 16 with 119 injured; officials claim over 400 foreigners rescued from Kabul
World

Taliban attack in Afghanistan: Toll rises to 16 with 119 injured; officials claim over 400 foreigners rescued from Kabul

The death toll from a Taliban suicide attack in Afghanistan, late Monday night rose to 16 civilians, with another 119 people wounded, an official said.

Day after Kunduz attack, Taliban strike Afghan city Puli Khumri even as US envoy claims peace deal is near
World

Day after Kunduz attack, Taliban strike Afghan city Puli Khumri even as US envoy claims peace deal is near

The attack on the capital of Baghlan province came hours after US envoy Zalmay Khalilzad said he warned the Taliban during talks in Qatar that 'violence like this must stop.'

Hassan Rouhani to make first-ever India visit as Iran's president; three-day trip starts Thursday
India

Hassan Rouhani to make first-ever India visit as Iran's president; three-day trip starts Thursday

Iran President Hassan Rouhani will come on a three-day visit to India starting Thursday at the invitation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the External Affairs Ministry announced on Wednesday

Iranian president Hassan Rouhani declares end of Islamic State after military operations in Iraq, Syria
World

Iranian president Hassan Rouhani declares end of Islamic State after military operations in Iraq, Syria

Hassan Rouhani declared the end of Islamic State on Tuesday while a senior military commander thanked the "thousands of martyrs" killed in operations organised by Iran to defeat the militant group in Syria and Iraq.

Stop cribbing about Associates getting a raw deal, ICC World T20 structure is just fine
Sports

Stop cribbing about Associates getting a raw deal, ICC World T20 structure is just fine

Label it whatever you like. At the end of the day, the Associates are all in India, at the same time as the Full Members, playing televised matches. Objectively, you could argue that every round is a qualifier until you reach the final. The ICC World Twenty20 structure is just fine.

Afghanistan election audit to resume today
World

Afghanistan election audit to resume today

The audit of more than 8 million votes is likely to take weeks, stalling an already much-delayed announcement of a new president to replace Hamid Karzai