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Kabul University students asked to rejoin classes

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Nov 05, 2020 - 16:38
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Higher Education (MoHE) on Thursday said it was \working on a security plan for government universities and asked parents to send their children to Kabul University without any fear.
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23 Ghor University students test positive for Covid-19

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Sep 13, 2020 - 18:48
FIROZKOH (Pajhwok): Nearly two dozen students of the university in western Ghor province have tested positive for Covid-19 and are currently quarantined, an official said Sunday. The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) today said 75 new Covid-19 cases...
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Takhar seminary blast leaves 10 students dead

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Jun 18, 2020 - 15:02
KABUL (Pajhwok): Ten students were killed and eight others wounded on Thursday when a bomb ripped through a religious school in northern Takhar province. The injured students of the seminary, located in Ishkamish district, were evacuated to hospital...
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Coronavirus: Afghan students in China being assisted

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Jan 26, 2020 - 16:38
KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan ’s ambassador to China says he has been in contact with Afghan students in Wuhan state of the neighboring county to assist them in avoiding the risk of coronavirus. Health authorities around the world are taking action...
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Logar boy students faced no sexual abuse: Governor

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Nov 18, 2019 - 20:33
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): The governor of central Logar province on Monday denied schools’ boys faced sexual harassment in the province. A week back Guardian newspaper published an investigative report about sexual misuse of male school students in...
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800,000 students enrolled this year in 27 provinces

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Oct 17, 2019 - 16:07
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Education (MoE) said on Thursday around 800,000 new students had been enrolled in schools in 27 provinces this year. A statement from MoE said fresh students, 43 percent of them girls, had been enrolled in primary...
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Students banned from receiving guests, canvassing

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Jul 21, 2019 - 16:01
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Education (MoE) on Sunday announced banning students from taking part in welcoming parties for foreign and local guests and their presence in election campaigns, warning violators of legal action. A statement from...
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Teachers’ shortage: Paktika University students in trouble

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May 19, 2019 - 17:26
SHARAN (Pajhwok): More than half of lecturers of the university in southeastern Paktika province are busy pursuing their master’s degree education inside and outside the country, leaving students struggling with their studies. Kala Khan, an...
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Helmand students without books as annual exams approach

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Apr 30, 2019 - 16:36
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): A number of school students in southern Helmand province complain their annual exams are about to begin but they still lack text books. Farid Ahmad, a student at Abdul Samad Rouhani High School in Lashkargah, the provincial...
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Hundreds of Logar students miss entry test exam

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Mar 30, 2019 - 14:56
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Hundreds of students could not sit the university entrance test from Charkh district of central Logar province due to an ongoing operation against the Taliban in the district, residents and local officials claim. The entry test...
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Over 30pc of Bamyan students drop out of school

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Sep 06, 2018 - 14:56
BAMYAN CITY (Pajhwok): At least 30 percent of students have dropped out of school as a result of multiple problems, the education director said on Thursday. Mohammad Ayub Awrin told Pajhwok Afghan News the lack of financial resources, teachers,...
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Afghan students should serve as ambassador of Pakistan and Afghanistan: Hussain

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Feb 27, 2018 - 18:24
KABUL (Pajhwok): Pakistan President Mamnoon Hussain has linked peace and stability in Afghanistan to the progress and prosperity of the entire region, a media report said on Tuesday. Hussain expressed the view while addressing the launching ceremony...
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Afghan medical students in Pakistan stage peaceful protest

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Sep 15, 2017 - 21:51
KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghan students on Friday staged a peaceful protest for their registration in the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PM&DC) In line with a scholarship scheme of the Pakistan government, doctors and medical students from the...
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Balkh schoolchildren used to colorize political events

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May 23, 2017 - 21:32
MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): Schoolchildren are exploited for glorifying politicians and colorizing political and apolitical gatherings in northern Balkh province. Hundreds of people attended a gathering for peace at the Hazrat Ali Shrine or Blue...
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50 school students poisoned in Kabul

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May 14, 2017 - 14:52
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Education (MoE) on Sunday said 50 school students were poisoned in the third education district of the capital Kabul. The students were poisoned during a program titled Supporting Education in Kabul city this morning...
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Taliban threaten shaved Paktika students with heavy fine

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May 01, 2017 - 18:23
SHARANA (Pajhwok): The Taliban have warned school students of fining them up to 500,000 Pakistani rupees for shaving beard, wearing tie or establishing contact with government officials, residents of Gayan district of southeastern Paktika province claimed on Monday.
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Students fear more attacks on private universities

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Aug 27, 2016 - 17:45
KABUL (Pajhwok): Some students of private universities in Kabul on Saturday demanded the government increase security for educational institutes and also asked militants not to target such facilities. The demand from privately-run higher education...
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Kabul University students rally for Ramadan vacation

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Jun 08, 2016 - 18:01
KABUL (Pajhwok): Reacting to a protest demonstration by Kabul University students, the Ministry of Higher Education on Wednesday said the authority to grant vacation during Ramadan rested with the president.
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31 university students sentenced to jail for insulting national flag

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Apr 24, 2016 - 16:06
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): At least 31 Nangarhar University students accused of insulting the national flag have been awarded jail terms, an official said on Sunday. Some months back, hundreds of Nangarhar University students staged a protest in support...
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Lack of hostels: Bamyan students warn to quit studies

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Apr 10, 2016 - 17:03
BAMYAN CITY (Pajhwok): University students in central Bamyan province complain the lack of hostels and high rents of private rooms in the provincial capital has left them with no option but to abandon their education . The students said hundreds of...
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