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Despite govt ban, Alokozai restarts making anti-virus drug

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Nov 21, 2020 - 11:59
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Though the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) has declared Hakim Alokozai’s anti-coronavirus drug as illegal, yet Alokozai says he is preparing a medicine to counter the second wave of the infection and is still distributing the previously made drug to people.
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If peace returns, no child will become vendor: Sahra

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Nov 19, 2020 - 18:27
KABUL (Pajhwok): A 12-year-old girl, who attends school and works as a shoe shiner, is asking the government to support her in pursuing her education . Sahra is a resident of Shuhadai Salehin area of capital Kabul. In addition to studying in fifth...
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For peace, Bibi to forgive blood of 3 spouses

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Nov 18, 2020 - 09:17
ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Taj Bibi, a resident of eastern Kunar province, says if the Taliban embrace peace, she is ready to forgive them for killing her three husbands.
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Police officers who passed port vacancy exam denied posting

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Nov 17, 2020 - 10:44
KABUL (Pajhwok): Some police officers appeared in the entry test for different vacancies at the country’s ports, but after passing the examination, 13 candidates were referred to their previous posts and nine introduced to Faal Ehtyat without being active grade employees.
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Protest as privileges of 72 distributed to 158

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Nov 16, 2020 - 14:19
KABUL (Pajhwok): A four months risk fee of 72 nurses and drivers of Kabul Ambulance who worked on the front line during the first wave of Covid-19 have has been distributed to 158 employees of this department against the procedure of the Ministry of Public Health .
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107m afs retaining wall contract inked on fake papers

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Nov 14, 2020 - 16:36
KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): Pajhwok findings show a contract worth 107 million afghanisfor a retaining wall project in southeastern Khost province has been awarded on fake documents. Approved by the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD...
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2 years on, Farah murder case yet to be probed

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Nov 11, 2020 - 18:38
KABUL (Pajhwok): Abdul Jabar, brother of Wolesi Jirga member Abdul Satar, a resident of western Farah, killed his nephew Mohammad Hussain two years ago, but he is yet to be arrested or prosecuted.
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Balkh: 17m afs extra charged in hospital items’ purchase

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Nov 11, 2020 - 16:48
KABUL (Pajhwok): Fifty-one items have been purchased for the Balkh Hospital and a clinic by charging 17 million afghanis extra as compared to their normal rates, Pajhwok Afghan News has learnt reliably.
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2 senior health officials attempt to steal millions of afghanis

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Nov 10, 2020 - 18:44
KABUL (Pajhwok): Pajhwok findings show an official of the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) in collusion with the public health director of western Badghis province had tried to embezzle millions of afghanis by using fake documents and contracts.
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No Covid-19 case recorded among drug addicts

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Nov 10, 2020 - 18:18
KABUL (Pajhwok): So far no drug addict has contracted coronavirus in Afghanistan while some addicts call themselves “anti-Covid-19”, but health experts term this a baseless claim. According to the Ministry of Public Health, since the outbreak of...
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Nimroz residents visit Mullahs for Covid-19 treatment

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Nov 10, 2020 - 15:15
ZARANJ (Pajhwok): Some residents of western Nimroz province are deeply concerned about the second wave of Covid-19 pandemic and used to visit religious scholars for Tawiz and Doua to prevent and treat the disease.
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183m afs in Paktia annual revenue unaccounted for

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Nov 10, 2020 - 10:22
​GARDEZ (Pajhwok): Pajhwok findings show revenue from 6,500 shops and markets in two districts of south-eastern Paktia province ends up in private pockets instead of going to the government’s treasures.
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Principal’s death rumor from Coivd-19 proves false

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Nov 08, 2020 - 10:33
KABUL (Pajhwok): Rumors that the Lameh Shaheed High School principal died from coronavirus and its teachers and students have been infected by the virus are false, Pajhwok Afghan News has reliably learned.
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Covid-19 2nd wave feared if precautions ignored

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Nov 07, 2020 - 20:08
KABUL (Pajhwok): The probability of a second wave of Covid-19 in Afghanistan is feared after a doctor contracted the virus for a second time and died. Millions of Afghans have already recovered from the disease.
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Taliban threaten Pashdan Dam construction in Herat

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Nov 07, 2020 - 20:02
HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Taliban insurgents have warned officials and workers of the under construction Pashdan Dam in western Herat province to stop work on the project. In a letter Taliban sent to the dam’s officials it is said the project has not...
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Bamyan cave-dwellers yearning for peace

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Nov 07, 2020 - 10:25
BAMYAN CITY (Pajhwok): Zahra, a young woman, spending her life along with her family, in a cave in central Bamyan province, is hemmed in by a whole host of problems
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Govt estate revenue declines by 32m afghanis

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Nov 05, 2020 - 10:09
KABUL (Pajhwok): The government Estate Department’s revenue declined by 32 million afghanis after a rental contract of the Cinema Pamir Building ground floor was cancelled, documents show.
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‘Rohani Baba to become tourist site if peace returns’

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Nov 03, 2020 - 13:23
GARDEZ (Pajhwok): Thousands of people from across the country visit Rohani Baba Shrine in southeastern Paktia province for spiritual blessing and the site is increasingly becoming attractive for tourists, residents say. The residents say if peace is...
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IDPs in Balkh awaiting peace to return home

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Oct 31, 2020 - 09:45
MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): Displaced families in northern Balkh province are looking forward to peace to return to their areas and earn a living through farming.
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Nearly 6m afs embezzled in Jalalabad Municipality contract

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Oct 28, 2020 - 20:29
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): A contractor purchased one litre of fuel for the Jalalabad Municipality 20 afghanis higher than the market price, thus embezzling 5,820,000afs, (five million eight hundred twenty thousand afs) in a one year contract, Pajhwok Afghan News has reliably learned.
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