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Education

Herat blind students demand education facilities

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Oct 12, 2017 - 18:34
HERAT (Pajhwok): A number of visually impaired students in western Herat province say the government is paying them no attention to have proper facilities and equipment for education. The special children made the complaint at a ceremony marking the...
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Education sector NGOs present 2-year activity report

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Oct 12, 2017 - 17:45
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Agency Coordinating Body for Afghan Relief and Development (ACBAR) on Thursday said non-governmental organizations (NGOs) were playing an “effective” role in offering quality education to children in far-flung areas of the...
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Nangarhar teacher beats student unconscious

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Oct 11, 2017 - 20:50
KABUL (Pajhwok): A high school teacher in eastern Nangarhar province is being referred to judicial organs for severely beating a student, an official said on Wednesday. Shokrullah, a student at the state-run Abdul Wakil High School in Jalalabad city...
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Zakhelwal, HEC chief discuss Afghan students' problems

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Oct 10, 2017 - 14:53
KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghan Ambassador Hazrat Umar Zakhelwal has met Pakistan’s Higher Education Commission (HEC) chairman and discussed with him issues facing Afghan students. The ambassador asked HEC Chairman Dr. Mukhtar Ahmad to remove uncertainty...
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Free modern education centre opens in Kunar

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Oct 08, 2017 - 16:38
ASADABAD (Pajhwok): A modern educational institute was inaugurated on Sunday by an NGO to enroll hundreds of poor students for free education in eastern Kunar province. The educational centre named “Kunar Opportunity” has been built by the “Afghan...
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Teachers in frontline of war on ignorance: CEO

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Oct 07, 2017 - 16:16
KABUL (Pajhwok): Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Abdullah Abdullah has said Afghanistan is lagging behind in the caravan of development, but compensating the time lost depends on efforts of teachers. Talking at an event marking Teacher Day in Rabia...
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Conflict in Uruzgan leaves 80 schools closed

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Oct 05, 2017 - 17:49
TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): At least 80 schools have been closed as a result of the recent conflict in central Uruzgan province, affecting thousands of students, an official said on Thursday. Mohammad Nazir Kharoti, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok...
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Teachers lash out at govt for failing to keep promises

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Oct 05, 2017 - 12:47
KABUL (Pajhwok): A number of educators, marking Teachers Day in Kabul on Thursday, hit out at the government for failing to keep its promises to resolve their problems, particularly about pay raise and residential plots. Sabira, a teacher at...
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Taxpayer call center opens; 75 females graduate

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Sep 26, 2017 - 17:47
KABUL (Pajhwok): The General Directorate of Revenue on Tuesday inaugurated a call center to provide better services to taxpayers while separately 75 young women graduated from a training program, USAID said. The call centre’s inauguration was...
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Nangarhar private universities progressing amid complaints

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Sep 25, 2017 - 20:00
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Private universities and colleges have paved the way for thousands of youth to quench their thirst for higher education in eastern Nangarhar province, but what concerns the people is the presence of ‘ghost’ students, high...
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4 school buildings being constructed in Zabul

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Sep 25, 2017 - 15:11
QALAT (Pajhwok): Construction work on four school buildings has kicked off in southern Zabul province, a ptoject that will help provide a proper learning environment for 6,000 students, officials said on Monday. Officials said the projects, funded...
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Progress in girls’ education eroding in some Afghan areas

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Sep 20, 2017 - 20:12
KABUL (Pajhwok): An influential human rights organization has commended the Afghan government’s progress in the area of girls’ education, but at the same time warned against remaining deficits and a risk that the progress achieved was being eroded...
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300 Afghan students to enter Russian universities this year

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Sep 20, 2017 - 20:10
KABUL (Pajhwok): Three hundred Afghan students would travel to Russia for higher education this year against scholarships awarded by the Russian government, the country’s ambassador in Kabul said on Wednesday.
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‘Personal interests’ behind Paktika schools’ closure

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Sep 19, 2017 - 17:54
SHARANA (Pajhwok): Forty schools have been closed in various districts of southeastern Paktika province, depriving thousands of students of education, officials and residents say. Mehraban Pashton, a resident of Khairkot district, told Pajhwok...
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250 poor students to get higher education at RHSI

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Sep 18, 2017 - 18:02
GARDEZ (Pajhwok): Hamas Welfare Foundation (HWF) has inked an agreement with Rana Health Studies Institute (RHSI) on providing free of cost higher education to 250 poor students in southeastern Paktia province. Abdul Hadi Hamas, HWF head, told...
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Afghan students on Friday staged a peaceful protest in Karachi

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Sep 15, 2017 - 21:51
KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghan students on Friday staged a peaceful protest for their registration in the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PM&DC) In line with a scholarship scheme of the Pakistan government, doctors and medical students from the...
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Graft alleged in education, population census depts

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Sep 12, 2017 - 16:40
KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): Some youth in northern Kunduz province have accused the departments of education and population census of massive corruption, saying posts of teachers and principles are being sold. Speaking to reporters in Kunduz City, the...
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UK's Chevening scholarships for 2018-19 announced

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Sep 10, 2017 - 16:55
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Chevening Secretariat has announced accepting applications for UK government scholarships for studies in Britain in 2018/2019, a statement from the British embassy said on Sunday. The statement said applications for Chevening...
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Helmand University sans building after 9 years of foundation

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Sep 09, 2017 - 14:09
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): The state-run University of southern Helmand province has been without building after nine-year of its foundation, but officials says efforts are one to construct proper building and infrastructure for the university.
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Ghor edu director slams NDS over his arrest, torture

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Sep 09, 2017 - 13:52
FEROZKOH (Pajhwok): Acting director of Education Department in western Farah province has claimed personnel of the National Directorate of Security (NDS) detained him illegally and allegedly tortured him during detention.
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