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News18 Afternoon Digest: What Taliban's Road to Recognition Can be, Bengaluru Water Supply to be Disrupted & Other Top Stories

The caretaker Taliban regime is headed by Mullah Mohammad Hassan Akhund, who was a close associate of Mullah Omar. (Special arrangement)

The caretaker Taliban regime is headed by Mullah Mohammad Hassan Akhund, who was a close associate of Mullah Omar. (Special arrangement)

Here are the top stories we are covering this afternoon: EXPLAINED: What Taliban Would Need To Do To Win Recognition For Their Govt In Afghanistan; Bengaluru Water Supply to be Disrupted Today, Tomorrow for Emergency Repair: See Full List of Areas; Sai Dharam Tej was Riding Bike Beyond Permissible Limits, Say Police; Cristiano Ronaldo Admits He Was 'Super Nervous' After Memorable 2nd Manchester United Debut; Meet Jadav Payeng, Man Who Fought Climate Crisis By Raising World's Largest Man-Made Forest in Assam; Fully Vaccinated Indians Can Fly to UAE from Today, Return Airfare Starts at Rs 13,000; and Queen Elizabeth II Leads Explosion of British Joy at Raducanu's Stunning US Open Win.

EXPLAINED: What Taliban Would Need To Do To Win Recognition For Their Govt In Afghanistan

Sending and receiving money and mail from abroad, being able to travel freely around the world, entering into business deals across borders, all of these are taken for granted by people in most countries. Yet the international recognition that permits these privileges cannot be taken for granted. At least not when you are a outfit that has just violently seized control of a country and have a reputation for preferring harsh laws that are seen as enabling the commission of atrocities and rights violations. So, as the Taliban get ready to inaugurate their new government in Afghanistan, the question of global legitimacy will be topmost on the minds of its members. Here’s what you need to know.

Bengaluru Water Supply to be Disrupted Today, Tomorrow for Emergency Repair: See Full List of Areas

Bengaluru residents will face disruption in the water supply on Sunday and Monday as emergency repair work to arrest leakages in a 1750 mm transmission main pumping station is set to begin. As the pumping station, that comes under the Bangalore Water and Sewerage Board, at the TK Halli is meant for Cauvery third stage areas, the disruption of water supply will be most felt around that region.

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first published:September 12, 2021, 12:41 IST