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UK to withdraw 3,800 troops from Afghanistan by end-2013

Britain will withdraw 3,800 troops, almost half of the current force serving in Afghanistan's troubled Helmand province, by the end of 2013, Prime Minister David Cameron announced on Wednesday.......

Pix: Prince Harry swaps Vegas for Afghan frontline

Prince Harry, known as Captain Wales in the British military, on Friday arrived at Camp Bastion in Afghanistan's Helmand province to start an operational tour as an Apache helicopter pilot, the......

2 British soldiers killed by man in Afghan uniform

Two British soldiers were gunned down on Monday by a man in an Afghan army uniform in southern Afghanistan's Helmand province, officials said in Kabul. Two British soldiers were killed after the......

Image: UK introduces Trojan tank to Afghan war

Angry British troops have used the mighty IED-busting Trojan tank against the Taliban in Nad-e-Ali district of Helmand provincein Afghanistan on Monday during Operation Moshtarak, The Sun......

Obama launches 1st major op in Afghanistan

Almost 4,000 United States Marines, backed by helicopter gun ships, are attempting to regain control of the volatile Helmand River valley in southwestern Afghanistan, which currently is occupied by......

Moily faces China's Lopez diplomacy in Turkmenistan gas quest

The Turkmenistan event underscores the lengths to which China’s oil-and-gas companies will go to curry favour in resource-rich localesThis June, Petroleum Minister M Veerappa Moily had......

Beckham hails 'life changing' Afghanistan visit

England midfielder David Beckham has said that visiting British troops fighting in Afghanistan was "one of the best things" he has done in his career.Beckham had spent time with the troops in......

Beckham targetted by Taliban in Afghanistan?

The Taliban launched a ferocious assault on NATO's biggest base in Afghanistan to target either ace footballer David Beckham or British Foreign Secretary William Hague or Defence Secretary Liam......

Why Rahul Dravid stepped down

From the time he announced it, Rahul Dravid's decision to step down as captain of the Indian cricket team seemed tobe far deeper than the public reason he gave for it.- Dravid's exit: Is the BCCI......

  People speak for helmand

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Q. The opium production in Afghanistan has increased eight times more when NATO is in charge , what could be reasons for this , who gets this money ?
Z:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/the-opium-production-in-afghanistan-has-increased-eight-time/25468571/answers/

The abuser
Q. which desert is called as the " desert of death " ?
The Abuser:  A. Only one province, eastern Herat, is expected to see a decrease in cultivation this year, it added.More than a third of Afghanistan's total opium...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-desert-is-called-as-the--desert-of-death--/22419946/answers/25468584

The abuser
Q. Where is the sacred Sraswathi river situated in India?
The Abuser:  A. References to the Sarasvati river in the Rigveda are identified with the present-day Ghaggar River, although the Helmand River as a possible locus...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/where-is-the-sacred-sraswathi-river-situated-in-india/22419946/answers/17480479

sajan sajan
Q. Is there any archeological evidence that proverbial River Saraswati did exist ? If yes, what is it?
Sajan Sajan:  A. Most scholars agree that at least some of the references to the Sarasvati in the Rigveda refer to the Ghaggar-Hakra River, while the Helmand River...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/is-there-any-archeological-evidence-that-proverbial-river-sa/17480342/answers/16217867

  Web results for Helmand
Afghanistan offers no explanation for suspending presidential poll audit

Just four days after the audit of votes began; Afghanistan has reportedly suspended the process without offering an explanation. According to the... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/afghanistan-offers-no-explanation-for-suspending-presidential-poll-audit-news-international-ohvrawfbbjjcc.html
Official

A suicide bomber targeted a police convoy in Afghanistan's southern Helmand province on Monday, killing two people, a policeman and a civilian, a... ...

http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ndtv/TqgX/~3/LhRtrBH5sZE/story01.htm
Two killed in Afghanistan car bomb attack

At least two people were killed and nine injured Monday in a suicide car bombing in Afghanistan's Helmand province.According to officials, the... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a475162.html
Maruti Suzuki June 2014 sales achieve 45% of total car sales in India

Society of India Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) indicated that Maruti Suzuki India Limited sold a total of 2,41,812 passenger cars and utility... ...

http://www.rushlane.com/maruti-market-share-2014-12124841.html
77 militants killed within day in Afghanistan

At least 77 Taliban militants were killed in army operations in Afghanistan since early Saturday, defence ministry said Sunday."Afghan National... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a473269.html

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