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
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
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
In less than four months, the novel coronavirus has killed 75,000 and infected nearly 13 lakh people.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Tajikistan commences fresh football season without fans despite global COVID-19 scare
Tajikistan has started a new football season, joining a small group of countries around the world where play has continued despite the coronavirus pandemic.
The U-16 boys, currently the U-15 SAFF Champions, were slated to depart on 5 March to play two friendlies against Tajikistan, the AFC U-16 Championship runners-up.
'Have to wait for India's invitation' says Pakistan's foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Islamabad's participation in SCO summit
Addressing a media briefing in New Delhi on 16 January, the Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said India will invite Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan along with other leaders for the annual meeting of the council of heads of government of the SCO
FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Igor Stimac says astro-turf, sub-zero temperatures will make India's task tougher against Afghanistan
The away fixture against Afghanistan on 14 November is crucial for India to remain in the hunt in the World Cup qualifying. The Afghans are placed third in the group with one win and two losses, a notch above India who have two draws and a defeat so far.
China calls on Washington to cancel UN meeting on Xinjiang; foreign ministry accuses US of interfering in country’s internal affairs
China called on Washington on Tuesday to cancel a planned meeting at the United Nations to discuss accusations of repression and mass detentions in its Muslim northwestern region of Xinjiang
Al-Qaeda still works with Lashkar-e-Taiba, Haqqani Network, functions as instructors for Taliban, claims UN report
Al-Qaeda 'remains resilient', continues to cooperate closely with Pakistan-based LeT, Haqqani Network, according to a UN report. This was revealed in the 24th report of the Analytical Support and Sanctions Monitoring Team. Under Taliban patronage, Al-Qaeda is keen to strengthen its presence in Badakhshan Province, Shighnan area, in Barmal in Paktika Province.
In the recent rankings released by FIFA, India fell two places to 103 after it lost two matches and drew one in the Intercontinental Cup earlier this month
2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers round 2: North, South Korea to meet in qualifiers after 10 years; Yemen unlikely to host home fixtures
North and South Korea will be facing each other in the qualifiers after 10 years and are likely to host each other given that their relations are better
2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers Round 2: India drawn alongside hosts Qatar in Group E of Asian qualifiers
India's opponents for Round 2 of the World Cup and Asia Cup qualifiers have been revealed, with Igor Stimac's men draw alongside Qatar and Oman among others
Intercontinental Cup 2019: Coach Igor Stimac makes 'long-term' gains for India despite disappointing defeat to DPR Korea
India lost the Intercontinental Cup tie to DPR Korea by the margin of 2-5 but the match helped coach Igor Stimac to get a better idea of his side's strengths.
Intercontinental Cup 2019: Sunil Chhetri says India need to learn from mistakes made against Tajikistan
Chhetri, who grabbed a brace in India's 2-4 loss in the opening game against Tajikistan on 7 July, said that the whole team was working hard to bounce back from the defeat and stressed on the importance of keeping calm.
Defending champions India suffered a 2-4 defeat against Tajikistan on 7 July and that result has placed them in a precarious position in the race for the final.
Tajikistan beat Syria 2-0 to virtually book a berth in the final of the Hero Intercontinental Cup football tournament at the EKA Arena on Wednesday.
Firstpost Spodcast Episode 242: USA clinch FIFA Women's World Cup, Tajikistan stun India at Intercontinental Cup and more
In today's episode, we discuss USA's FIFA Women's World Cup triumph, India's defeat to Tajikistan at the Intercontinental Cup and cricket news from the World Cup and The Ashes
Defending champions India will start their campaign against Tajikistan as they start their preparations for the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers
Intercontinental Cup 2019: Players laud coach Igor Stimac's focus on team's fitness during off-season
The Indian team coached by Igor Stimac will kick off their Intercontinental Cup campaign against Tajikistan on 7 July