India offered humanitarian assistance to Afghans, Taliban say after 2nd meeting

The Taliban have said India offered extensive humanitarian assistance to the Afghans in its second official meeting with the Indian side on the sidelines of the Moscow Format meet. The Indian delegation led by Joint Secretary, PAI (Pakistan-Afghanistan-Iran Division) JP Singh and the Taliban delegation led by Deputy PM…

Centre amends provisions, kin of Covid victims to get Rs 50,000 compensation

After Supreme Court orders on compensation for Covid-19 victims, the Centre amended provisions for assistance under the State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF), enabling states to pay compensation of Rs 50,000 to the next of kin of those who died due to the pandemic. The Ministry of Home Affairs Friday said it…