KABUL (Pajhwok): The excavation process of Ainak copper mine in central Logar province in a non-professional way would leave far-reaching negative impact on environment and affect lives of thousands of locals, environmental and mining experts warned.
KABUL (Pajhwok): The contract for the Nuraba and Semti gold mines has been awarded on the basis of favoritism and in a non-transparent manner. The contractor has failed to pay taxes and adopt measures for protecting the environment, experts allege.
MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): The uncertain electoral process has had no significant impact on the affairs and revenues of the municipality department of northern Balkh province, the mayor said on Wednesday.
KABUL (Pajhwok): Huge spending on dowry and mourning ceremonies have forced many families into sending their sons abroad or indulging into hard work to bear the costs, participants of a conference said on Tuesday.