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Moroccan, not Indian: Civil aviation ministry responds as reports say Indian aircraft crashed in Afghanistan

New Delhi, January 21: A more than 40-year-old small aircraft carrying six people that crashed in a rural Afghanistan province was not an Indian aircraft and only did refuelling at the Gaya airport on Saturday en route from a Thailand airport to Moscow, officials said on Sunday. The Morocco-registered Dassault Falcon (DF-10) plane, operating as an air ambulance, was flying from Utapao airport in Thailand to Moscow. Amid reports that it was an Indian plane that was involved in the crash, the civil aviation ministry on Sunday said the aircraft...

Swedish Committee for Afghanistan calls on Taliban to end ban on female education

NEW DELHI, MARCH 28: As the Taliban continues to put restrictions on the basic rights of women in the country, the Swedish Committee for Afghanistan (SCA) demanded that the "de facto authorities" in Afghanistan "prioritise investing in education as a crucial component for Afghanistan's development, TOLOnews reported. They also urged the Taliban to end the ban on female education and quickly reopen educational facilities at all levels, to girls and boys, women and men. According to the Swedish Committee for Afghanistan, there is no justification ~ religion, tradition, or any...
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