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New Delhi [India], August 14 (ANI): India has taken note of the developments in Afghanistan regarding the release of 400 Taliban prisoners and supports intra-Afghan negotiations, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said on Friday.
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Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Aug 14 (ANI): As many as 1,000 prisoners and 292 jail staff have tested positive for COVID-19 across prisons in Maharashtra, the State Prison Department said on Thursday.
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Jodhpur (Rajasthan) [India], Aug 11 (ANI): The Jodhpur bench of the Rajasthan High Court has allowed self-styled godman Asaram Bapu, who is serving life sentence in a rape case, to be provided with food from outside the prison in view of the prescription by an ayurvedic doctor.
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Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], Aug 11 (ANI): The Isha Yoga Center has been conducting online Yoga sessions for inmates at all Central Prisons in various cities of the state, Tamil Nadu Prisons Department said on Tuesday.
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Kabul [Afghanistan], August 11 (ANI): Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has signed a decree to release 400 Taliban prisoners, as part of efforts to begin intra-Afghan talks, a source at the Presidential Palace said.
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Kabul [Afghanistan], August 10 (ANI): The United States has said there is no secret deal with Afghanistan, President Ashraf Ghani confirmed this after the Loya Jirga (grand assembly) approved the release of 400 Taliban prisoners as a goodwill gesture in a major breakthrough that will pave th
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Kabul [Afghanistan], Aug 10 (ANI): The Taliban is ready to begin intra-Afghan negotiations within a week if the prisoners' release is completed, said spokesperson Suhail Shaheen.
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Kabul [Afghanistan], Aug 9 (ANI): The Loya Jirga of Afghanistan on Sunday approved the release of 400 Taliban prisoners in a major breakthrough that will pave the way for intra-Afghan talks.
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Kabul [Afghanistan], August 07 (ANI): As Afghanistan government readies up to hold talks with Taliban, Afghan High Council for National Reconciliation (HCNR) Chairman, Abdullah Abdullah, on Friday said that the honest and direct talks are the only way forward to resolve the current crisis in
Washington [US], Aug 7 (ANI): US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo has called for the timely release of the Taliban prisoners to begin the intra-Afghan talks.
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New Delhi [India], August 6 (ANI): The BJP-led Centre is treating senior Congress leader from Jammu and Kashmir, Saifuddin Soz like a prisoner and is therefore crushing democracy, said the party's general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Thursday.
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Kabul [Afghanistan], Aug 5 (ANI): Two Indian nationals abducted in Baghlan in 2006 have been released after two years in prison, TOLOnews reported on Wednesday.