Afghan military retakes control of Jalalabad prison from Islamic State militants; 29 dead, 50 injured
Following a battle that started on Sunday and continued till Monday afternoon, Afghan security forces seized a prison which is holding hundreds of Islamic State militants
The gunbattle between Afghan security forces and insurgents in Jalalabad, the capital of Nangarhar province, was still ongoing on Sunday evening and casualties are likely to rise, official said
Twenty-five killed, 8 wounded after gunmen attack Sikh temple in Kabul; Islamic State claims responsibility
The gunmen attacked the gurdwara in Shor Bazar area at about 07.45 (local time) as 150 worshippers were inside the building, authorities said
Pakistan Embassy in Kabul closes visa section indefinitely amid mounting tensions; Islamabad conveys concern over staff’s security
Pakistan's embassy in Kabul has said it was indefinitely closing its consular office in the Afghan capital due to security reasons, amid mounting tensions between the neighbouring countries
Bypolls to four Punjab Assembly seats on Monday, Congress to take on SAD-BJP alliance; results on 24 October
In the last elections, while the SAD-BJP combine had bagged two of the four Assembly segments, one each was won by the Congress and the Aam Aadmi Party
Explosion rocks mosque in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province, killing 62 worshippers and injuring 36, during Friday prayers
The report said that pro-government forces in Afghanistan were responsible for 2,348 civilian casualties, including 1,149 killed and 1,199 wounded, a 26 percent increase from the same period in 2018.
Punjab bypolls: Congress announces candidates for 4 Assembly seats; Raminder Amla to contest from Jalalabad, Indu Bala for Mukerian
The Congress on Monday announced candidates for Punjab bypolls to four Assembly seats with former state youth Congress chief Raminder Amla to contest from Jalalabad, the constituency earlier represented by SAD president Sukhbir Singh Badal
Senior health official Fahim Bashari said at least 34 people were wounded in the incident
Cattle dying due to lack of ‘proper fodder’, say locals in Uttar Pradesh’s Barabanki; authorities to probe issue
Locals in Safdarganj in Uttar Pradesh's Barabanki district alleged that some cows at a cow shelter died due to lack of fodder and water. Last month, over a dozen cows allegedly starved to death in Jalalabad cow shelter of Uttar Pradesh.
Three dead, 20 injured as serial blasts rock Afghanistan's Jalalabad; explosives could be IEDs, says official
At least three people were killed and another 20 wounded in a series of blasts in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad on Monday
16 killed after militants set off suicide blast, storm construction firm near Jalalabad airport in Afghanistan
No one has claimed immediately the attack but both the Taliban and the Islamic State group are active in eastern Afghanistan, especially in Nangarhar province
Uttar Pradesh Police registers FIR against 28 people over charges of locking stray cows inside primary school
Uttar Pradesh Police have registered FIR against 28 people in connection with the case in which villagers allegedly locked the stray cows inside the premises of primary school located in their village. Among the 28 accused, 6 are named in FIR while rest are unidentified.
We have become accustomed to conceptually seeing Afghanistan as a destabilised political entity, rife with sanguine ethnic faultlines and sectarian divisions.
Pakistan temporarily closes Jalalabad consulate in Afghanistan; cites lack of security, 'intervention' by local government
In a letter to the Afghan Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Pakistan's embassy in Kabul requested that the governor of Nangarhar province refrain from "interfering" in the functioning of the consulate.
Afghan intelligence says Islamic State leader killed by US airstrikes in stronghold in Nangarhar province
The Islamic State has suffered repeated setbacks in the latest fighting season in Afghanistan amid a bloody turf war with the Taliban.
Suicide bomber strikes Shiite mosque in Afghanistan's Pakyia province; 20 worshippers dead, 50 injured
Wilayat Khan Ahmadzai, head of the Gardez public health department, confirmed the attack and fears over mounting casualties. "We have received 60 wounded worshippers and four dead at the civilian hospital in Gardez," said Ahmadzai.
There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack, which comes three days after militants raided a midwife training centre in Jalalabad.
Two News18 journalists attacked in Punjab's Jalalabad for reporting on illegal mining mafia, says report
Two News18 journalists were attacked in Punjab's Jalalabad while attempting to report on the illegal mining mafia, News18 reported.
Two killed, five injured in attack on midwife training centre in Afghanistan's Jalalabad; gunshots, several explosions heard from site
At the time of the attack on the midwife centre in Jalalabad in Afghanistan, at least 67 people, including students and teachers, were inside the building.
At least five killed in suspected suicide blast close to Afghanistan's rural rehabilitation and development ministry in Kabul
An apparent suicide attack close to a government ministry in the Afghan capital Kabul on Sunday killed at least five people as staff were leaving the office in the evening rush hour, officials said.