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Ghor residents fume over suspension of flights

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Mar 19, 2018 - 15:31
FEROZKOH (Pajhwok): Residents on Monday complained about the cancellation of flights by the only airline operating in western Ghor province, saying they had to accept problems and travel by road. Common people, traders and government officials...
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Bamyan: Poverty, drought dampen Nawroz preparations

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Mar 17, 2018 - 15:48
BAMYAN CITY (Pajhwok): Residents of central Bamyan province are not as enthusiastic about the Nawroz -- first day of the solar year -- as they have been in the past due to rising poverty, drought and unemployment. Mohammad Jawad, a resident of...
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Nangarhar people cover highway with clay to reproach govt

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Mar 16, 2018 - 15:53
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): A number of civil society activists and people covered second Kabul-Jalalabad highway with clay to protest government’s negligence on the construction, warning to continue their protest if construction of the road not begin in near future.
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‘Ghor disables denied government jobs, privileges’

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Mar 15, 2018 - 22:13
FEROZKOH (Pajhwok): Physically-challenged people in western Ghor province have complained they are denied facilities the government has offered them in good governance, education and health sectors. Four decades of war, daily blasts, suicide attacks...
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Excessive social media use negatively impacts family life

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Mar 15, 2018 - 20:23
KABUL (Pajhwok): Social media has turned the world into a global village by connecting people, but its misuse on the other hand has created problems for families. Experts and people are of the opinion that excessive use of social networks has put...
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400 returnee families assisted in Ghazni

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Mar 14, 2018 - 21:19
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Around 400 families received food and cash assistance in southern Ghazni province on Wednesday, an official said. Khaliq Dad Ahmadi, the refugee and repartition department head, told Pajhwok Afghan News the aid was given to...
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Kidnappees to be released soon, Ghazni protestors told

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Mar 13, 2018 - 22:46
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Two persons kidnapped from Qarabagh district of southern Ghazni province would be released soon, a government delegation said here on Tuesday. The two were kidnapped by gunmen who stormed their home in Shirabad area about 10...
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Municipality blames Kabul congestion on vendors

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Mar 10, 2018 - 16:58
KABUL (Pajhwok): Amidst efforts to bring them to a specific place, the presence of around 90,000 vendors in different parts of the capital has resulted in traffic congestion, an official said on Saturday. Kabul Municipality spokesman Abdul Jalil...
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Protest staged in Kabul against lawmaker guards

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Mar 07, 2018 - 21:40
KABUL (Pajhwok): Dozens of people staged a protest demonstration in capital Kabul on Wednesday, accused a lawmaker’s bodyguards of harassing people.
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2000 IDP families get food aid in Laghman

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Mar 06, 2018 - 20:58
MEHTARLAM (Pajhwok): Around 2,000 internally-displaced persons (IDPs) and needy families received food aid in eastern Laghman province on Tuesday, an official said. Sarhadi Zwak, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News the assistance had...
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Work and educational exhibition kicks off tomorrow

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Mar 04, 2018 - 15:19
KABUL (Pajhwok): The National Work and Education Exhibition -- a direct link creating an opportunity for direct communication between the human resource and prospective employers -- is set to begin tomorrow (Monday). Spogmai Sayam, an official of...
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Kunduzis uneasy with no telecom services at night

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Mar 03, 2018 - 19:34
KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): Some residents of northern Kunduz province on Saturday complained telecom services are suspended every night in many areas, urging early solution to the inconvenience. Sayed Nisar Khan, a resident of Kunduz City, the...
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Sar-i-Pul passport office lacks facilities amid rush

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Feb 27, 2018 - 18:27
KABUL (Pajhwok): The number of people daily arriving at the Passport Office in northern Sar-i-Pul province to apply for passports has doubled lately, but the office cannot process even half of the applications, local people complain. The applicants...
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10b afs set aside for salaries of retired govt servants

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Feb 26, 2018 - 12:13
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs, Martyrs and Disabled (MoLSAMD) on Monday allocated 10 billion afghanis to fund salaries of retired government servants. MoLSAMD spokesman Abdul Fatah Ishrat Ahmadzai, speaking to Pajhwok...
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War on IS leaves above 1000 homes ruined in Kot

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Feb 22, 2018 - 19:59
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Above 1000 civilian houses have been destroyed as a result of clashes between Afghan forces and Daesh militants in Kot district of eastern Nangarhar province, with the homeless spending this harsh winter in tents. The war...
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Nighttime suspension of telecom services sparks worries

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Feb 21, 2018 - 13:31
SAR-I-PUL CITY (Pajhwok): Some residents of the Payeen Kent area of northern Sar-i-Pul province complain of nighttime suspension of telecom services. Abdul Raziq, a leader of Imam Jaffar village, told Pajhwok Afghan News the suspension of telecom...
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686 families delivered food, non-food aid in Kabul

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Feb 11, 2018 - 20:13
KABUL (Pajhwok): The International Islamic Relief organization on Sunday distributed food and non-food items to 686 needy families in capital Kabul. Sayed Akbar Weyar, the organization country director in Afghanistan, told Pajhwok Afghan News the...
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Ghor residents in trouble after water wells dry up

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Feb 10, 2018 - 20:31
FEROZKOH (Pajhwok): Grappling with an acute shortage of drinking water, the residents of western Ghor province have urged the government to relieve them from walking long distances to fetch water home after most of the wells in their localities...
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2 social media activists who make the difference through their efforts

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Feb 08, 2018 - 15:11
KABUL (Pajhwok): How would the efforts of two prominent civil society activists bring positive results in the war-torn and traditional society of Afghanistan where raising your vice could be at the cost of once life. Journalists from media outlets,...
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Exposed to cold weather, Jawzjan IDPs in need of help

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Feb 05, 2018 - 19:56
SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): Internally displaced families in northern Jawzjan province are complaining they lack food and firewood and fear a large number of their children and women may die of cold if the government does not pay attention. Ghulam Hussain...
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