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Rates of food items & fuel down in Kabul

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25 Dec 2014
KABUL (Pajhwok): The prices of fuel, flour, rice and cooking oil declined while the rates of gold stayed stable during the outgoing week in Kabul, market sources said on Thursday
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Afghan carpets win 1st position at UAE show

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24 Dec 2014
KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghan carpets got the first position at an exhibition in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the Tanwir Investments chairman said on Wednesday.
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Agreement on Kabul New City signed

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23 Dec 2014
KABUL (Pajhwok): An agreement was signed on Tuesday for the New Kabul City which would be built on 1,700 acres of land in the Dehsabz district of Kabul and Barikab town of central Parwan province.
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Despite Iranian curbs, Nimroz revenue up

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22 Dec 2014
ZARANJ (Pajhwok): The revenue of western Nimroz province has significantly increased, but officials on Monday complained the Iranian government had banned the entry of some transit trucks coming to the port.
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$2b lost to corruption annually: IWA

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22 Dec 2014
KABUL (Pajhwok): About $2 billion government annual revenue is lost to corruption and mismanagement annually, the Integrity Watch Afghanistan (IWA) said on Monday.
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Wardak mines generate 6m afs revenue

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22 Dec 2014
MAIDAN SHAHAR (Pajhwok): Nearly six million afghanis revenue has been collected under short and long-term mining contracts with various firms in central Maidan Wardak province, an official said on Monday.
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Daikundi residents face food shortage

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22 Dec 2014
NIELI (PAJHWOK): People are facing a food shortage in central Daikundi province, the director of agriculture warned on Monday.
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Khost municipality claims revenue hike

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21 Dec 2014
KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): The Khost Municipality on Saturday claimed a 55 percent increase in its revenue in the first nine months of the current solar year, linking the rise to a crackdown on administrative graft in the southeastern province.
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Baghlan factory produces 570 tonnes of sugar

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19 Dec 2014
PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): The Baghlan Sugar Mills produced 570 tonnes of sugar during the current year, the same level as achieved in 2013, a senior official said on Friday.
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President makes pitch for Pakistani investment

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18 Dec 2014
KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani on Thursday hoped Pakistan’s investment in Afghanistan would play a key role in further improving ties between the neighbours.
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Gold rate up, fuel and afghani down

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18 Dec 2014
KABUL (Pajhwok): The prices of gold jumped while the rates of fuel decreased during the outgoing week in Kabul, market sources said on Thursday.
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A model of economic development

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18 Dec 2014
While others around them continue to squabble among themselves, remain suspicious of each other and are lukewarm in their responses even after agreeing in principle to bury the hatchet that mars their past relationship with each other, the Chinese single-mindedly pursue an economic agenda in their well-thought-out interest.
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1,500 families distributed winter aid

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17 Dec 2014
GHAZNI CITY/MAIDAN SHAHR (Pajhwok): Nearly 1,500 displaced and needy families were distributed non-food items in southern Ghazni and central Maidan Wardak provinces on Wednesday, officials said.
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Graft increased under unity govt: ACCI

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17 Dec 2014
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Afghanistan Chamber of Commerce and Industries (ACCI) on Wednesday complained against rising insecurity and corruption in the country and asked the unity government to tackle the menace by introducing the cabinet.
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Traders complain of illegal taxes

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17 Dec 2014
ZARANJ (Pajhwok): Traders on Wednesday complained about what they called illegal taxes on the Nimroz-Kandahar highway and said the situation was discouraging them.
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Land plots distributed to Ghor teachers

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16 Dec 2014
FEROZKOH (Pajhwok): The process of distributing land plots to teachers started in western Ghor province on Tuesday, officials said.
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Kuchis in Balkh deprived of meadows

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16 Dec 2014
MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): Nomadic Kuchis in norther Balkh province on Tuesday alleged influential people denied them access to meadows in different districts.
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Wardak apple yield down, wheat up

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15 Dec 2014
MAIDAN SHAHAR (Pajhwok): The apple crop production has dropped while wheat harvest yield has markedly increased in central Maidan Wardak province, an official said on Monday.
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Kunduz strongmen default on water bills

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15 Dec 2014
KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): The water supply department of the northern zone on Monday said a number of powerful individuals and government officials had defaulted on paying bills worth 37 million afghanis.
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AWCC launches 3G Internet service

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14 Dec 2014
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.
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