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    Illegal coal mining continues unchecked

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (PAN): Residents have been illegally mining coalfields in northern Samangan province, officials said on Thursday.

    Business & Economics

    Gold up, food items stable in Kabul

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The price of gold increased but foodstuff rates stayed unchanged in Kabul during the outgoing week, market sources said on Thursday.

    Business & Economics

    Kabul, Delhi agree on deeper trade links

    KABUL (Pajhwok): New Delhi is Kabul’s large trade partner, but Islamabad does not allow Indian goods’ transportation through Pakistan to the landlocked country, an official complained on Tuesday.

    Accidents & Disasters,Business & Economics

    Trader loses 14m afs in Kabul market blaze

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A huge fire that broke out in a marketplace in the capital Kabul overnight left a shop and a warehouse completely gutted, inflicting 14 million afghanis in losses on the owner, witnesses said.

    Business & Economics

    Gas, firewood prices down in Kabul

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Prices of fire wood and liquefied gas reduced, while that of other necessary items remained unchanged during the outgoing week in central Kabul province, retailers said Thursday.

    Business & Economics

    $3 million dip in Baghlan municipality revenue

    PULIKHUMRI (Pajhwok): The Municipality of Pul-I-khumri, the provincial capital of the northeastern Baghlan province, recorded a $3 million deficit in its revenue.

    Business & Economics

    Income tax revenue exceeds IMF projections

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The revenue of the Medium Taxpayers Office (MTO) at the Ministry of Finance increased by 300 million afghanis this solar year, an official said, accusing some foreign firms of unwilling to fill the returns due.

    Business & Economics

    Kandahar development fund not released on time

    KANDAHAR (Pajhwok): Shortage of development budget left negative impact on development activities in southern Kandahar province, an official said Monday.

    Security and Crime,Business & Economics

    Insecurity hinders telecom development: Sangin

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Telecommunications and Information Technology (MCIT) on Sunday said the bilateral security agreement (BSA) with the US would help overcome insecurity that continued to pose a big challenge to bringing about improvement in the telecom sector.