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Bamyan counter-narcotics dept gets new building

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Jan 09, 2018 - 15:47
BAMYAN (Pajhwok): Counter-narcotics minister Salamat Azimi on Tuesday inaugurated a newly-constructed building for her ministry’s provincial department in central Bamyan province. The two-storey building on one acre of land in Bamyan City cost 11.7...
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Counternarcotics chief among 8 held over moral corruption

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Dec 10, 2017 - 17:20
BAMYAN CITY (Pajhwok): The counternarcotics director and five other individuals have been arrested on moral corruption charges in central Bamyan province, officials said on Suday. Two others including a security official were arrested for selling a...
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37 pairs enter wedlock in Bamyan mass marriage

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Nov 19, 2017 - 19:10
BAMYAN CITY (Pajhwok): A mass marriage ceremony involving 37 pairs was held in central Bamyan province on Sunday, thanks to the Ministry of Information and Culture (MoIC)’s financial help. The ceremony was attended by Bamyan governor Mohammad Tahir...
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3-day ‘Rural Bazaar’ exhibition ends in Bamyan

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Nov 01, 2017 - 17:35
BAMYAN CITY (Pajhwok): A three-day exhibition aimed at encouraging small investors in central Bamyan province was wrapped up on Wednesday. The exhibition named “Rural Bazaar” featured 40 production groups and 20 small business groups, all run by...
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Road between Bamyan, northern provinces closed

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Oct 30, 2017 - 13:46
BAMYAN CITY (Pajhwok): Militants have blocked a key road between central Bamyan province and northern parts of the country by blowing up part of a mountain in Shibar district, local officials said on Monday.
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Afghanistan’s first ‘election museum’ opens in Bamyan

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Sep 26, 2017 - 23:05
BAMYAN CITY (Pajhwok): A fist-of-its-kind ‘Election Museum’ that chronicles Afghanistan’s electoral journey with photographs, documents and technical items was inaugurated in central Bamyan province on Tuesday. The museum was officially inaugurated...
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Multiple challenges crippling Bamyan education sector

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Sep 06, 2017 - 00:19
BAMYAN CITY (Pajhwok): Administrative corruption, weak administration, lack of buildings for schools, professional teachers and equipments are factors crippling the education process in central Bamyan province, a report said on Tuesday. Published by...
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More than 200,000 tourists visit Bamyan this year

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Sep 03, 2017 - 11:38
BAMYAN CITY (Pajhwok): The number of local and foreign tourists visiting historic sites and natural beauty in central Bamyan province has increased as so far more than 200,000 people toured the province this solar year.
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Hundreds of Bamyan farmers receive agriculture tools

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Aug 13, 2017 - 15:58
BAMYAN CITY (Pajhwok): As many as 250 farmers received agriculture equipment and input in central Bamyan province, where men planted orchards on 662 acres of land and women on 550 acres this year, officials said on Sunday. The agriculture tools...
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Over 170 rare birds found in Bamyan’s Band-e-Amir lake

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Aug 01, 2017 - 21:29
BAMYAN CITY (Pajhwok): Researchers of a private organization have found more than 170 different kinds of rare birds in areas around the Band-e-Amir park in central Bamyan province and urged their protection.
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11-member rebel group renounce insurgency in Bamyan

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Jul 08, 2017 - 19:05
KABUL (Pajhwok): A prominent Taliban commander by the name of Qari Wakil has joined the peace process along with his 10 fighters in central Bamyan province, an official said on Saturday. Qari Wakil was behind the northern Baghlan’s Tala-wa-Barfak...
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Efforts on to reduce Bamyan women illiteracy

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Jun 13, 2017 - 16:49
BAMYAN (Pajhwok): Conflict, poverty and insecurity have long deprived women in central Bamyan province of education, however efforts at reducing women’s illiteracy rate have been launched. According to the provincial education department, currently...
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Problems of cave-dwellers multiply in Ramadan

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Jun 11, 2017 - 16:19
BAMYAN CITY (Pajhwok): Dozens of cave-dwelling families in central Bamyan province have been suffering from acute poverty, forced to break their Ramadan fast with plain bread and green tea. Living in dark caves close to the famous Buddha statues in...
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Thousands of Bamyan women attend literacy courses this year

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May 29, 2017 - 18:34
BAMYAN CITY (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Education (MoE) says as many as 15,000 people, mostly women, have been enrolled for literacy courses this solar year in central Bamyan province. Sardar Mohammad Rahimi, MoE’s deputy head for literacy, told...
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Forcing flight to divert was treason: MPs

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May 24, 2017 - 17:14
KABUL (Pajhwok): Some Wolesi Jirga members on Wednesday termed forced diversion of a passenger plane by supporters of a lawmaker in central Bamyan province as treason and demanded the incident to be investigated. Supporters of lawmaker Abdul Rahman...
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Bamyan-bound plane forced to divert after MP misses flight

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May 24, 2017 - 16:22
BAMYAN CITY (Pajhwok): Six airport security officials have been arrested after supporters of a lawmaker did not allow a passenger plane to land at the airport in central Bamyan province. The KamAir flight with 30 passengers onboard was forced to...
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Ghani inaugurates work on south-north road in Bamyan

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May 18, 2017 - 15:48
BAMYAN (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani on Thursday traveled to central Bamyan province and inaugurated construction work on the Yakawalang-Dara-i-Sauf Road. Contract for the 178-kilometer road was signed between the Public Works Ministry and a...
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‘Precious metal detector’ seized in Bamyan

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Feb 26, 2017 - 16:44
BAMYAN CITY (Pajhwok): A ‘precious metal detector’ has been seized by Afghan intelligence forces in central Bamyan province, an official said Sunday. The machine, used for finding metals such as gold, silver, copper and others hidden deep...
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23 people wounded in Bamyan gas-cylinder explosion

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Feb 09, 2017 - 11:31
BAMYAN (Pajhwok): Twenty-three people were injured when a gas cylinder exploded at a hotel in central Bamyan province, an official said on Thursday. Abdul Rahman Ahmadi, Bamyan governor’s spokesman, confirmed the incident to Pajhwok Afghan News,...
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Female Bamyan skier honoured, gifted car

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Jan 31, 2017 - 16:39
BAMYAN (Pajhwok): Female Afghan skier, Geeti Ebadi, was on Tuesday allotted a land plot by the provincial government of central Bamyan province in recognition of her recent achievement in the sport. Ebadi won gold medal in skiing competitions in...
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