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    Business & Economics

    Bamyan has workforce, but no factory

    BAMYAN CITY (Pajhwok): There is no dearth of workforce in central Bamyan province, but so far no factory has been established to utilise the potential, a trader said on Monday.



    Governance,Business & Economics

    New mining law yet to be published

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The new mining law was endorsed by former president Hamid Karzai about three months ago, but the Ministry of Justice (MJ) is yet to publish it in the official gazette.



    Business & Economics

    Kandahar, Lashkargah plunge into darkness

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Power cables from the Kajaki dam to two major cities in southern Afghanistan have been cut during a clash between insurgents and security forces, an official said on Sunday.



    Business & Economics

    Kabul keen on more trade ties with Islamabad

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The new Afghan administration has expressed its keenness on boosting trade links, including frequent exchanges of delegations, with neighbouring Pakistan, a report said on Sunday.



    Business & Economics

    Firewood up, liquefied gas down

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The prices of firewood jumped while rates of liquefied gas dipped during the outgoing week in Kabul, market sources said on Thursday. Food rates remained stable.



    Business & Economics,Agriculture

    Kunduz dried fruit business picking up

    KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): Dried fruit exports from northern Kunduz province have fallen, but the business has started picking up after the new government’s installation, officials said on Tuesday.



    Business & Economics,Social

    Helamand departments default on power bills

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): The Afghan Breshna Shirkat, the power utility, in southern Helmand province on Sunday accused many state institutions of defaulting on bills worth millions of afghanis.



    Security and Crime,Business & Economics

    Bank defaulters out on bail to be arrested

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Kabul police chief on Sunday said 19 of the convicts in the big-time Kabul Bank fraud case would be arrested despite being granted bail.



    Business & Economics

    Key private sector priorities identified

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Priorities identified by private sector entities that have been effective in addressing trade challenges and speeding up economic reforms would be presented to the London Conference.



    Security and Crime,Business & Economics

    Kunduz bigwigs refuse to pay power bills

    KUNDUZ CITY: Government offices and powerful people in norther Kunduz province do not pay electricity bills, an official alleged on Saturday