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Kandahar egg industry meets 40pc of local demand

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Feb 22, 2018 - 14:41
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): With their number reaching 13 after inauguration of an advanced egg producing farm, the layer chicken industry in southern Kandahar province meets 40 percent of local demand. The newly-built professional farm is opened in...
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Work on 60m afs projects begins in Kandahar

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Feb 21, 2018 - 15:56
KANDAHAR (Pajhwok): Three construction projects costing 60 million afghanis were launched on Wednesday in Dand district of southern Kandahar province, an official said. Works on the three projects were inaugurated by deputy governor Abdul Hanan...
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Kandahar prayer leader blown up by own explosives

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Feb 17, 2018 - 13:22
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): A prayer leader has been killed by own explosives in the Panjwai district of southern Kandahar province, an official said on Saturday. Police spokesman Matiullah Hilal told Pajhwok Afghan News that the incident took place...
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Weesa urges UN to help construct refugee township

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Feb 14, 2018 - 17:47
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Kandahar Governor Zalmai Weesa has appealed to the UN and donor countries to help construct a township for refugee families in the southern province. He made the appeal during a meeting with Toby Lanzer, the UN chief’s...
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43 Taliban killed, 20 wounded in Kandahar battle

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Feb 13, 2018 - 13:52
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): At least 43 Taliban militant have been killed and 20 other wounded during a clash with security forces in southern Kandahar province, an official claimed on Tuesday. Matiullah Hilal, deputy spokesman for provincial police,...
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Widowed, unsheltered Kandahar women seek jobs

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Feb 11, 2018 - 17:07
KANDAHAR (Pajhwok): Many widowed and unaccompanied women in southern Kandahar province have asked the central government to provide them with jobs in order to give their children a decent life. Saima, 36, a resident of 2nd police district of...
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80pc people unsatisfied with ongoing situation: Wali Massoud

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Feb 07, 2018 - 18:32
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Accompanied by a delegation, Ahmad Wali Massoud during a trip to southern Kandahar province on Wednesday said 80 percent of the Afghans “are unsatisfied with the ongoing situation in their country.” Speaking at a press...
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Jamia Omar Mosque’s construction to resume soon

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Feb 06, 2018 - 17:15
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Construction work will be resumed soon after long years to complete the grand mosque named after Hazrat Omar bin Khetab (RWA) in the capital of southern Kandahar province. The mosque “Jamia Omar” famously known as “Omar Bin...
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3 civilians gunned down in Kandahar city

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Feb 05, 2018 - 18:50
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Unidentified armed men shot dead three people in the capital of southern Kandahar province on Monday, an official said. The incident took place in the limits of the 3rd police district in front of Popal market in Kandahar...
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2 killed, 21 injured as bus overturns in Kandahar

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Jan 24, 2018 - 19:06
KANDAHAR (Pajhwok): At least two people were killed and 21 others injured on Wednesday when a public transport bus overturned in Daman district of southern Kandahar province. Qutratullah Khushbakht, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News...
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Dozens of Kandahar prisoners on hunger strike

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Jan 22, 2018 - 22:26
KANDAHAR (Pajhwok): Dozens of prisoners being held at the central jail in southern Kandahar province have been denying food in protest against what they say inordinate delays in processing of their cases and injudicious decisions of judges. Talking...
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Alarm bells: Kandahar records 7th polio case this year

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Jan 16, 2018 - 16:35
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): A 17-month-old boy has been tested positive for poliovirus in southern Kandahar province, taking the number of polio cases so far this solar year to 14 nationwide. The provincial Public Health Department director told a...
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23 Taliban, 4 ANA troops dead in Kandahar battle

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Jan 13, 2018 - 16:19
KANDAHAR (Pajhwok): At least 23 Taliban attackers were killed during an hours long battle with Afghan National Army (ANA) troops in southern Kandahar province, an official said Saturday. Four ANA troops were lost to the clash in Ghorak district,...
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‘Iran asked to pay blood money for Afghans killed in Syria’

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Jan 10, 2018 - 18:48
KANDAHAR (Pajhwok): Civil society activists in southern Kandahar province on Wednesday condemned the recruitment of Afghans in the Fatemyon Forces, an Iranian militia that contributed in Syrian conflict. They demanded Iran to give blood money of...
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5 police killed in Kandahar laser-gun attack

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Jan 09, 2018 - 16:52
KANDAHAR (Pajhwok): Using laser weapons, Taliban militants killed five police personnel and injured a sixth in Panjwai district of southern Kandahar province last night, an official said on Tuesday. The security official, who spoke on the condition...
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Tribal elder gunned down in Kandahar

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Jan 02, 2018 - 19:03
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): A tribal elder and member of the local district council was killed in the Spinboldak district of southern Kandahar province on Tuesday, a reliable source said. Security officials have not confirmed the killing of Haji...
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Diplomatic enclave to be constructed in Kandahar City

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Dec 30, 2017 - 16:35
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): The governor of southern Kandahar province has said a separate township for diplomatic missions of foreign countries would be constructed in Kandahar City, the provincial capital, a statement from the governor house said on...
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Noor is part of unity govt deal: Kandahar gathering

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Dec 21, 2017 - 17:43
KANDAHAR (Pajhwok): Provincial council members and tribal elders in southern Kandahar and Zabul provinces on Thursday said the ouster of Balkh governor Atta Mohammad Noor was pushing the country into a new political crisis.
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4 positive polio cases surface in Shah Walikot this year

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Dec 19, 2017 - 20:35
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Shah Walikot district of southern Kandahar province is considered the most dangerous area for infantile paralysis as of the total 12 positive polio cases surfacing this year four were detected in the district. Many areas of...
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Taliban can open office everywhere in Afghanistan: HPC

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Dec 12, 2017 - 17:19
KANDAHAR (Pajhwok): A visiting High Peace Council (HPC) delegation on Tuesday said the government would agree to every mechanism the Taliban suggest for reviving the stalled peace talks to find a negotiated end to the conflict in Afghanistan.
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