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Fuel, wheat & sugar prices decline in Kabul

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Jan 29, 2015 - 12:13
KABUL (Pajhwok): Prices of fuel, wheat flour and sugar declined in Kabul during the outgoing week, market sources said on Thursday.
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Livelihood programme funds spent on other projects

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Jan 27, 2015 - 18:59
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Sar-i-Pul council members on Tuesday alleged $7 million funds allocated for alternative livelihood programmes had been spent on other development projects.
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Decision on final version of 3-way railroad this year

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Jan 26, 2015 - 15:39
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Tajikistan transport minister said on Monday a final version of the much-delayed Tajikistan-Afghanistan-Turkmenistan railway route would be finalised in the current year.
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Turkmenistan ready for enhanced power exports

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Jan 22, 2015 - 14:26
KABUL (Pajhwok): President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani and his Turkmen counterpart have stressed the need for cementing economic relations between Kabul and Ashgabat, the Presidential Palace said on Thursday.
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Fuel prices dip but transport fares remain unchanged

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Jan 21, 2015 - 16:47
KABUL (Pajhwok): Residents of this central capital on Wednesday complained of high transport fares despite a significant slump in fuel rates in the international market.
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Kandaharis want transport fares cut after dip in oil prices

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Jan 19, 2015 - 20:04
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Residents of this southern city on Monday asked the government to slash public transport fares and fuel rates on the back of the slump in global oil prices. “The price of one litre of petrol has dropped to 39 afghanis from...
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New power substation opens in Jalalabad

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Jan 19, 2015 - 19:35
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): A 20 megawatt power supply substation, electrifying homes of 20,000 families and some factories, was put into service in this capital city of eastern Nangarhar province on Monday.
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Ancient silk industry on the road to revival in north

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Jan 19, 2015 - 17:59
MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): Females running silkworm production enterprises say the ancient industry is on the road to revival in northern Afghanistan with the help of rural women.
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Balkh municipality collects 300m afghanis revenue

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Jan 19, 2015 - 17:01
MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): The municipality of northern Balkh province on Monday claimed achieving 90 percent of its annual revenue target for the current solar year, which ends on March 21, but residents believe there is room for improvement.
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Liquefied gas price dips; lax govt control an issue

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Jan 17, 2015 - 16:55
KABUL (Pajhwok): Liquefied gas prices have fallen in Kabul as a result of increased imports, officials said on Saturday.
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150 truckloads of inferior fuel seized in Nimroz

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Jan 17, 2015 - 15:35
ZARANJ (Pajhwok): The customs department of southwestern Nimroz province on Saturday announced seizing 150 truckloads of low-quality fuel imported from neighbouring Iran.
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Kunduz traders warn of protest over mounting insecurity

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Jan 16, 2015 - 16:03
KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): Dozens of traders on Friday voiced their grave concern at increasing insecurity, including kidnappings, in northern Kunduz province.
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Fuel prices & afghani decline in Kabul market

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Jan 15, 2015 - 16:16
KABUL (Pajhwok): Prices of fuel, gas, firewood and coal edged down in Kabul, where rates of other daily-use commodities stayed unchanged during the outgoing week, retailers said on Thursday.
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2,000 Afghan containers remain stuck in Karachi

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Jan 14, 2015 - 20:43
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): As many as 2,000 containers loaded with food and non-food items belonging to Afghan importers have been stuck at Pakistan’s Karachi sea port over the past two weeks.
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Insecurity spurs illegal mining in Nangarhar

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Jan 14, 2015 - 19:20
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): The recent spike of insecurity has resulted in increased illegal mining in various parts of eastern Nangarhar province, residents and officials confirmed.
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Kabul-based iodised salt factory seeks govt support

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Jan 14, 2015 - 15:31
KABUL (Pajhwok): Officials of an iodised salt factory say they could supply table salt to all provinces if the government invests in the plant in Kabul.
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Kandahar marble plant lures customers

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Jan 12, 2015 - 10:37
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): The marble stones processed in southern Kandahar province are attracting customers in large numbers, an official said on Saturday.
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Kabul, New Delhi ink MoU for Small Development Projects

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Jan 10, 2015 - 20:06
KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan and India on Saturday signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on five new projects under Small Development Program (SDP) funded by the government of India, a statement said.
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Fuel, food prices dip in Kabul

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Jan 08, 2015 - 16:40
KABUL (Pajhwok): The prices of fuel, rice, flour, cooking oil and tea decrease while those of gold soared in Kabul in the outgoing week, traders and businessmen said Thursday.
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High quality Nangarhar marbles occupy market

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Jan 06, 2015 - 15:32
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Due to its high quality, people in the eastern zones prefer the marbles of eastern Nangarhar province over Pakistani marbles, factory owners said on Tuesday.
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