Danish Siddiqui, an Indian photojournalist with Reuters, was embedded with the Afghan forces. On Friday, July 16, he was reporting from Spin Boldak in Kandahar province when Taliban fighters ambushed him as well as Sediq Karzai, an Afghan special forces commander. […]
WHEN IT WAS ANNOUNCED in late March that Prince Charles, heir to the British throne, was well on his way to recovering from Covid-19, there was some celebration 4,000 miles away in India, a former British colony. But it was not colonial […]
“Dear Mr President, the land of Farah has no more capacity to build cemeteries for our youth,” Afghan journalist Javid Noori, 27, wrote on his Facebook page in November, frustrated at the rising number of civilian casualties in his home […]
N 1920, Srinivasa Ramanujan, an Indian mathematician, succumbed to what was probably amoebic dysentery at the age of 32. But even though his lifespan was short, Ramanujan’s work continues to influence mathematics today — from number theory and infinite series to continued fractions […]
Samim Faramarz, 28, a reporter with an Afghan news channel, and his cameraperson, Ramiz Ahmadi, 23, were among the first few journalists at the scene of the Islamic State-claimed suicide attack in Kabul on September 5. As they finished the […]
Suicide bombing targeted journalists as the overall casualty toll reached 25 killed and 45 wounded
Business DNA aims for a success that will show “the Afghan private sector has the ability to operate independently, in an innovative way, with professionalism, and sustainably.”
Some women journalists in South Asia choose to wear fake wedding rings to deter unwanted suitors. But maybe if their male colleagues backed off, they wouldn’t have to.
Three years on, little has changed. If anything, things have become more abysmal.