Afghanistan Current Affairs, GK & News

Bamiyan Buddha- Key Facts to Know!

Recently, the Bamiyan Buddhas were brought back to life with the help of 3D projection in the event held in the Bamiyan Valley of Afghanistan. The event called “A Night with Buddha” was held on the anniversary of annihilation. Background The statues of Bamiyan Buddha, which find the place among the tallest statues of the ..

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India to build Shahtoot dam in Afghanistan

The Union Minister of External Affairs Shri S Jaishankar recently announced at the Geneva Donors conference that India is to construct the Shahtoot Dam across the Maidan river, a tributary of river Kabul in Afghanistan. The negotiations to build the dam across the river began in 2016. In 2016, India had funded for the Salma ..

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First Shipment of Afghan Goods via Chabahar to China Sent by Iran-India

Iran and India have shipped the first-ever shipment of transit goods to China via Chabahar Port. It comes on the backdrop of the US sanctions on Iran and the balance that Iran is trying to maintain between the rival of the USA, China and its ally, India. The shipment of dried fruit was sent from ..

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China and Iran Ink $400 billion Partnership Deal: Key Facts

China and Iran have agreed to enter into an agreement worth $400 billion in order to develop the track between Chabahar and Zahedan, which will be extended to Zaranj in Afghanistan. The main objective of the project is to connect Chabahar to Zahedan, the capital city of Sistan-Baluchestan Province and it is expected to be ..

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India in top five list of Drug Seizures

The recently released World Drug Report by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime reports that the fourth largest drug seizures in 2018 was from India. Highlights Iran had the world’s highest seizure of opium followed by Afghanistan and Pakistan. The report stated that 644 tonnes of opium was seized in Iran, 27 tonnes ..

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