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    Ex-ALP commander cuts power to eastern cities

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): A former Afghan Local Police (ALP) commander has cut power supply lines into eastern Laghman and Nangarhar provinces from Kabul’s Naghlo district, officials said Tuesday.

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    Nimroz customs incurs 20m afs losses daily

    ZARANJ (Pajhwok): The customs department of southwestern Nimroz province incurred 20 million afghanis in losses on a daily basis due to ongoing protests by crude oil businessmen, an official said on Monday.

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    Work on time-consuming projects halted

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Finance on Monday said budget deficit has forced them to stop construction work on some time-consuming development projects.

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    Economic uplift plan for Badakhshan launched

    FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): A comprehensive regional economic development plan for southeastern Badakhshan province was launched on Friday, a German organisation said.

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    Dam revenue ends up in Taliban’s pockets

    GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Local officials said most of the revenue from the Sarda dam in the Andar district of southern Ghazni province is pocketed by the Taliban militants.

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    Wind power generation: Survey launched

      TALOQAN (Pajhwok): A survey for wind-power generation has been launched in northern Takhar province, an official of the Afghanistan Breshna Shirkat (ABS) said on Wednesday.

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    Zakhilwal, Dar discuss CASA-1000 project

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Minister of Finance Dr. Omar Zakhilwal met his Pakistani counterpart Ishaq Dar on the sidelines of the 39th meeting of the Islamic Development Bank’s Board of Governors in Jeddah.

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    Samangan coalmine revenue rises

    AIBAK (Pajhwok): Revenue from coalmines in the Dar-i-Sauf Bala district of northern Samangan province has reached 1.6 billion afs in the first six months of the current fiscal year, an official said on Tuesday.

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    CASA-1000: Power prices issue settled

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Pakistan and Tajikistan have reached an understanding on the price of electricity under the Central Asia-South Asia (CASA) 1,000 project, a media report said on Tuesday.

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    50pc of Herat marbles lost during mining

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Due to negligence on the part of the Ministry of Mines and Petroleum, a large portion of marble is lost during mining in western Herat province, local officials say.