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    Children of Urgun blast victims to get stipends

    SHARAN (Pajhwok): The government has decided to pay specific monthly stipends on permanent bases to the children of those killed in the devastating Urgun blast, an official said Sunday.

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    Kunduz carpet industry in a state of decline

    KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok):  The carpet industry has been in a state of decline due to growing insecurity and the electoral deadlock in northern Kunduz province, leaving weavers frustrated.

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    New mining law to lure more investment: Minister

    New mining law to lure more investment: Minister By Navid Ahmad Barakzai KABUL (Pajhwok): The Minister of Mines and Petroleum hailed the endorsement of fresh draft of mine law by President Hamid Ka

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    Afghan bike mechanic makes aircraft

    AIBAK (Pajhwok): A 32-year-old motorcycle mechanic from northern Samangan province has assembled an airplane that is all poised to take to the skies, an official said on Saturday.

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    Flour up, gold & sugar down in Kabul

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The prices of Arabian gold and sugar decreased, but flour rates increased during the outgoing week in central capital Kabul, market sources said on Thursday.

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    Electoral standoff shuts 100 factories

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A hundred factories have been closed in the wake of electoral uncertainty since the start of the Afghan calendar year, an official said on Wednesday. 

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    Poll crisis hits Bamyan tourism industry

    BAMYAN CITY (Pajhwok): The undecided electoral process and growing insecurity on highways have hit hard the tourism industry in central Bamyan province this season.

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    Power supply to Jawzjan increases

    SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): Work on supplying 16 megawatts of additional electricity from neighboring Turkmenistan to northern Jawzjan province began on Tuesday, an official said.

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    Kandahar exports melons worth $4 million

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): The Kandahar Chamber of Commerce and Industries (KCCI) claimed on Monday exporting melons worth $4 million to various countries this year.

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    Elections trigger crisis instead of clarity

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The prolonged electoral process has led to increased unemployment and deepening political and economic crises in the country.