BAMYAN CITY (PAN): The price of coal, mostly used for heating homes in the winter, has increased beyond the purchasing power of poverty-stricken families in central Bamyan province, residents complain.
KANDAHAR (PAN): A large number of separate groups of people have started illegally excavating stucco and chalk in huge quantity in Daman district of southern Kandahar province, with the government doing nothing to prevent the looting, an official said Saturday.
KABUL (PAN): Nearly 8,000 vehicles laden with food, fresh fruits and vegetables have been stuck at the four gates to Kabul since Wednesday, triggering a four-fold increase in edibles prices, a trader representative said on Saturday.
KABUL (PAN): The Transaction Advisory Services Agreement (TASA) for a multibillion dollars gas pipeline -- stretching from Turkmenistan through Afghanistan to Pakistan and India -- would be signed in a couple of days, a report said on Tuesday.
KABUL (PAN): Visitors have been taking a keen interest in Afghan products showcased at an international exhibition “Doing Business with Afghanistan” that began in New Delhi on Monday, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Kabul said.
KABUL (PAN): A three-day international conference on ‘Doing Business with Afghanistan’ and an exhibition of Afghan products are set to get under way simultaneously in New Delhi on Monday (today), organisers said.