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    AWCC launches 3G Internet service

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Afghan Wireless Communication Company (AWCC) on Sunday launched the third generation (3G) technology service in Kabul, saying it would soon be expanded to other provinces.



    Business & Economics

    Khost traders concerned at growing insecurity

    KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): A number of traders from southeastern Khost on Saturday alleged some security officials were unable to ensure security in the border province.



    Business & Economics

    Khost traders concern over growing insecurity

    KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): A number of traders in southeastern Khost province on Saturday alleged some security officials were unable to ensure security of the border province.



    Business & Economics

    Pakistani tribe bans Afghan trucks’ entry

    KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): The Wazir tribe in the South Waziristan tribal region of Pakistan has banned Afghan trucks from entering their territory, leaving stranded about 1,000 vehicles loaded with commercial goods on this side of the border in Paktika province.



    Business & Economics,Features

    Takhar: Thousands sift gold from sand

    TALOQAN (Pajhwok): Thousands of people in the capital of northern Takhar province are engaged in sifting and washing river sand in search of gold, workers said on Friday.



    Accidents & Disasters,Business & Economics,Social

    Floods affected families given aid in Samangan

    AIBAK (Pajhwok): Some 500 families affected by recent floods in northern Samangan province received aid assistance in kind of food and clothes, officials said.



    Business & Economics,Agriculture

    Apricot, apple yield down by 65pc in Nirkh

    MAIDAN SHARH (Pajhwok): The production of apricot and apples has decreased by 65 percent in the Nirkh district of central Maidan Wardak province this solar year, officials said on Thursday.



    Business & Economics,Features

    Experts seek fresh bids for Hajigak mine project

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Mining experts and former Ministry of Mines officials believe fresh bids should be invited for developing the Hajigak iron mine in central Bamyan province.



    Business & Economics,Features

    Kandahar prayer beads become all the rage

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Prayer beads made of Shah Maqsood precious stone in southern Kandahar province have found their way to the international market.