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Peace is life and life is God’s blessing: Poet Ahmadi

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Jul 19, 2020 - 21:44
KABUL (Pajhwok): Poet and writer Gul Agha Ahmadi Wardak, who through his writing has been working for peace since years, says the people of Afghanistan demand peace in their prayers in the hope that their yearnings will bear fruit and God will...
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‘MoHE delays degrees of private university graduates’

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Jul 14, 2020 - 20:33
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): The Private Universities Union (PUU) on Tuesday accused the Ministry of Higher Education (MoHE) of treating them against the law and delaying degrees to private university graduates. The union said that Article 10 of the...
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For peace sake, widow forgives son’s killers

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Jul 09, 2020 - 15:10
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): A widow from southern Kandahar province says the ongoing conflict has taken away all her happiness, but she continues to hope for a better future.
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‘Overseas Afghans say their aid misused in Nangarhar’

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Jun 14, 2020 - 18:10
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): The Justice Department for eastern Nangarhar province on Sunday said it was assessing activities of some civil society and aid groups in light of complaints against them. Masto Khan Helal, Nangarhar Justice Department head, told...
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Criticize if I fail, Zala Zazai tells her critics

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Jun 09, 2020 - 18:15
KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): Newly appointed female crime branch police chief for southeastern Khost province, Zala Zazai, says the dearth of women in the security sector and her own interest obliged her to serve in the force. Zazai, 21, from Zazi Aryub...
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Durkhani who lost 3 sons looks after 15 grandkids

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May 11, 2020 - 19:28
غزني ښار (پژواک، ٢٢ غويی ٩٩): په غزني کې د ١٥ يتيمانو يواځنۍ سرپرسته نيا وايي: "درې زامن مې د جګړې له لاسه مړه شوي ، په ښار کې سوال کوم، خو ډېر خلک خيرات هم نه راکوي."
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599 Afghan prisoners being brought from KSA: Envoy

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May 11, 2020 - 15:34
KABUL (Pajhwok): Nearly 600 Afghan prisoners would be brought to Kabul from jails in Saudi Arabia, the Afghan envoy to the kingdom said on Monday. Ahmad Javed Mujaddedi told Pajhwok Afghan News in an interview that the Saudi government had decided...
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Covid-19 pandemic shouldn’t hamper education in Afghanistan: UNICEF

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May 06, 2020 - 15:34
KABUL (Pajhwok): UNICEF Afghanistan has said around 9.5 million children who were in school, are now missing out on learning due to the ongoing restricted movement, including school closure, as part of the efforts by the Government to contain the...
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People’s cooperation to curtail coronavirus spread: Mayar

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Apr 12, 2020 - 17:43
KABUL (Pajhwok): Advisor to Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) Dr. Wahidullah Mayar says coronavirus will not reach its dangerous point if people practice precautionary measures. The deadly virus was incepted in China almost four months ago where 3,...
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Naeemi demands probe into mysterious fall of security bases

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Apr 03, 2020 - 17:42
KABUL (Pajhwok): Kunduz Governor Abdul Jabbar Naeemi has revealed some security bases fell mysteriously to the enemy in the past one year asking the central government to launch serious investigation. During an exclusive interview with Pajhwok...
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‘Doctors advices helped me recover from Coronavirus'

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Mar 23, 2020 - 19:02
NEILI (Pajhwok): A resident of central Daikundi province, who was tested coronavirus positive, has recovered now and encourages people to follow doctors advice. Mohammad, 45, the resident of Meramour district, is father of four sons and as many...
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‘Development schemes worth over 4 mn implemented in Kunar’

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Mar 22, 2020 - 16:21
ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Development projects worth more than four million Afghanis were implemented in last solar year in eastern Kunar province, an official said on Sunday. Governor Abdul Sattar Mirzakwal told Pajhwok Afghan News that a total 16...
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No need to panic, adopt hygiene practices: Dr. Niyazi

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Mar 17, 2020 - 18:00
KABUL (Pajhwok): Renowned religious scholar and Kabul University teacher Dr. Ayaz Niyazi on Tuesday urged the nation to adopt basic hygiene practices and don’t fear coronavirus. So far 22 persons have tested positive in Afghanistan --- 13 in Herat,...
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No female MD doctor in Nuristan districts to serve people

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Feb 10, 2020 - 14:04
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): There is no female Doctor of Medicine (MD) in eastern Nuristan province apart from the one serving in Paroon, the provincial capital, an official said on Monday. Dr. Zakiullah Storai, head of the Public Health Department said...
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$198m Kandahar fresh, dried fruits exported this year

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Feb 09, 2020 - 16:07
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Dried and fresh fruits weighing 168,000 tons worth $198 million have so far been exported abroad from southern Kandahar province this year, the Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCI) said on Sunday. CCI head Haji Nasrullah...
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Saffron cultivation yields positive result in Kandahar

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Jan 25, 2020 - 17:26
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): The Agriculture , Irrigation and Livestock Department of southern Kandahar province claims spending 99.67 percent of its budget for the ongoing solar year . In an exclusive interview with Pajhwok Afghan News, Hafizullah...
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Poor services: Nangarhar begins monitoring health centers

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Jan 14, 2020 - 19:05
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Local public health officials say they have launched an oversight drive at district healthcare centers in eastern Nangarhar province to resolve health-related problems. Dr. Nasir Ahmad Durrani, Nangarhar public health director,...
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Paktia getting far less resource than its population

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Jan 14, 2020 - 11:29
GARDEZ (Pajhwok): Southeastern Paktia province continues to receive resources on the basis of a population census conducted 44 years ago, says an official.
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Corruption probe: Nangarhar recovers 2m afghanis

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Jan 04, 2020 - 18:14
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): The Appellant Attorney Department in eastern Nangarhar province has so far investigated 1184 cases this year, including 20 administrative corruption cases.
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‘Most projects in Nangarhar go to war-hit areas next year’

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Jan 01, 2020 - 17:23
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): The Economy Department of eastern Nangarhar province says most of next year’s projects have been allocated to war-affected districts of the province. Nangarhar economy director Ghulamullah Afghanyar in an exclusive interview...
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