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    Petrol up, flour & gold down in Kabul

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The price of petrol soared while rates of flour and gold decreased during the outgoing week in Kabul, market sources said on Thursday.



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    Industrialists demand govt support

    KABUL (Pajhwok): In its maiden meeting, the Kabul Industrialists Association on Sunday urged the government to help resolve the problems they faced.



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    Trilateral transit trade agreement on cards

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A trilateral agreement on transit and commercial cooperation would be inked among Afghanistan, Pakistan and Tajikistan, an official said on Saturday.



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    Gas rate up, diesel down in Kabul

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The price of gas rose, but that of diesel decreased during the outgoing week in capital Kabul, retailers said on Thursday.



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    ANSA gets new laboratory building

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A newly-constructed building for the Afghanistan National Standard Authority (ANSA) laboratory was inaugurated in Kabul on Tuesday, an official said.



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    Pakistan wants to boost trade with Afghanistan

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Pakistan has indicated an interest in building a motorway and railway lines from Peshawar to Jalalabad and Chaman to Spin Boldak, a news report said on Monday.



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    Distribution of CNICs to start soon

    KABUL (Pajhwok): With President Hamid Karzai yet to endorse the draft census law, the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT) on Sunday announced the distribution of computerised national identity cards (CNICs).



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    All set for 4G system launch: Sangin

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT) on Sunday said they would soon launch the fourth generation (4G) mobile telecommunication technology system in the country soon, an official said.



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    Illegal tourmaline mining continues unabated

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Northern and eastern parts of Afghanistan have abundant reserves of tourmaline -- locally known as Bairoch -- but the government has been unable to formally control them or award contract for their extraction, an official said.



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    Dollar goes up against Afghan currency

    KABUL (PAN): The US dollar rose against the Afghan currency and gold rates also increased during the outgoing week in Kabul, market sources said on Thursday.