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Russia-Ukraine conflict: How Tajikistan and other Central Asian nations have become accidental victims
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Russia-Ukraine conflict: How Tajikistan and other Central Asian nations have become accidental victims

The sanctions imposed by the West over the conflict in Ukraine were aimed to cripple Moscow’s economy. They are also causing collateral damage, as millions of migrant workers from Tajikistan, the Kyrgyz Republic, and Uzbekistan working in Russia suffer

Why India should further intensify its efforts to woo Central Asian republics
World

Why India should further intensify its efforts to woo Central Asian republics

Regional cooperation to enhance the commonality of views with Central Asia, and counter the assertive Sino-Pakistani axis in Afghanistan are a salient feature of the successful India-Central Asia Summit on 27 January

The long and troubled history of TAPI Pipeline: What you need to know about ambitious gas pipeline project
World

The long and troubled history of TAPI Pipeline: What you need to know about ambitious gas pipeline project

The first-ever summit between India, Tajikistan, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan and Kyrgyzstan on Thursday focussed on connectivity and trade. It was also decided at the meeting to resume talks for the suspended TAPI pipeline project

Narendra Modi to host first India-Central Asia Summit virtually on 27 January
India

Narendra Modi to host first India-Central Asia Summit virtually on 27 January

The summit will be held with the participation of the presidents of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan, the MEA said in a statement.

Why Narendra Modi has invited five Central Asian leaders as Republic Day chief guests
India

Why Narendra Modi has invited five Central Asian leaders as Republic Day chief guests

The region is significant to India not just for its natural resources, especially hydrocarbon reserves and uranium, but also because of geostrategic and security reasons

How 3rd India-Central Asia Dialogue helps make great strides towards a stronger partnership
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How 3rd India-Central Asia Dialogue helps make great strides towards a stronger partnership

India is pro-actively engaging the leadership and people of Central Asia to realise the full potential of the bilateral and regional partnership

Serum Institute of India resumes vaccine exports under COVAX distribution program
India

Serum Institute of India resumes vaccine exports under COVAX distribution program

After halting most overseas sales in March, Serum Institute will be dispatching the first new exports under the COVAX program for Tajikistan on Friday evening.

NSA Ajit Doval chairs eight-nation regional dialogue on Afghanistan; key points from meet
India

NSA Ajit Doval chairs eight-nation regional dialogue on Afghanistan; key points from meet

India is hosting the dialogue to firm up a common approach for confronting increasing threats of terrorism, radicalisation and drug trafficking following the Taliban's takeover of Kabul

India likely to host NSA-level talks on Afghanistan next month, Pakistan also invited
India

India likely to host NSA-level talks on Afghanistan next month, Pakistan also invited

The conference will be in a format similar to the regional security conference held earlier in Iran in 2019, reports ANI

SCO summit in Dushanbe: S Jaishankar meets his counterparts from Iran, Armenia and Uzbekistan
India

SCO summit in Dushanbe: S Jaishankar meets his counterparts from Iran, Armenia and Uzbekistan

Jaishankar is in the Tajik capital to attend a key meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation on the situation in Afghanistan after its takeover by the Taliban last month

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar meets Tajikistan's top leadership, discusses Afghan crisis
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External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar meets Tajikistan's top leadership, discusses Afghan crisis

Jaishankar said that India and Tajikistan are strong partners in fighting terrorism, fundamentalism and radicalism. He also met his Kyrgyz counterpart Ruslan Kazakbaev and the two leaders agreed to strengthen traditional cooperation

Ready to leave behind past, want positive relations with all countries, says Taliban spokesperson Suhail Shaheen
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Ready to leave behind past, want positive relations with all countries, says Taliban spokesperson Suhail Shaheen

Suhail Shaheen, the Taliban spokesman in Qatar, talked with CNN-News18 about how the once dreaded militant organisation now seeks to run a country while seeking to gain legitimacy in the international community. Edited excerpts:

Taliban 'bans co-education' in Afghanistan's Herat province, calls it 'root of all evils in society'
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Taliban 'bans co-education' in Afghanistan's Herat province, calls it 'root of all evils in society'

The decision was taken after a meeting between varsity professors, owners of private institutions, and Taliban authorities, Khaama Press News Agency reported on Saturday

How India plans on bringing back its trapped nationals from Afghanistan
India

How India plans on bringing back its trapped nationals from Afghanistan

Airport operations are the main concern for now, as flights were suspended because of the conditions at Kabul airport

AFC Champions League 2021: Istiqlol become first Tajik club into tournament's last 16; Esteghlal progress as Group C winners
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AFC Champions League 2021: Istiqlol become first Tajik club into tournament's last 16; Esteghlal progress as Group C winners

Iran's Esteghlal progressed to the round of 16 as Group C winners after Chieck Diabate's 14th-minute penalty gave them a 1-0 win over Iraq's Al Shorta.

Japan meet South Korea, Tajikistan host Mongolia as FIFA World Cup qualifying resumes in Asia
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Japan meet South Korea, Tajikistan host Mongolia as FIFA World Cup qualifying resumes in Asia

Under the original schedule, Asian qualifying should be into the third round with 12 teams competing for four automatic spots in Qatar. But after numerous postponements because of the COVID-19 pandemic, there are still 40 teams contesting the second round.

Earthquake of 6.3 magnitude hits Tajikistan; tremors felt in parts of Delhi, Punjab, Jammu and Kashmir
India

Earthquake of 6.3 magnitude hits Tajikistan; tremors felt in parts of Delhi, Punjab, Jammu and Kashmir

Tremors were also felt in Pakistan's Islamabad, and in cities in the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa and Punjab provinces as well as in Pakistan occupied-Kashmir (PoK)

USCIRF names India among 14 'countries of particular concern', cites CAA and Delhi riots in annual report on religious freedom
India

USCIRF names India among 14 'countries of particular concern', cites CAA and Delhi riots in annual report on religious freedom

In the 2020 edition of its annual report on International Religious Freedom, the USCIRF alleged that in 2019, the Government of India used its strengthened parliamentary majority to institute national-level policies violating religious freedom across the country, especially for Muslims

Coronavirus Outbreak: Tajikistan suspends all football games till 10 May in wake of COVID-19 pandemic
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Tajikistan suspends all football games till 10 May in wake of COVID-19 pandemic

Tajikistan, one of just a handful nations that had pressed ahead with a football season despite the novel coronavirus pandemic, said on Sunday it was suspending games until 10 May after the government decided to take fresh precautionary measures.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Turkmenistan, North Korea, Tajikistan among 5 countries with zero COVID-19 cases; here's why
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Turkmenistan, North Korea, Tajikistan among 5 countries with zero COVID-19 cases; here's why

In less than four months, the novel coronavirus has killed 75,000 and infected nearly 13 lakh people.