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    Badakhshan road blockades jack up prices

    FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): The dilapidated condition of roads that link border districts with the capital of northeastern Badakhshan province has resulted in increased prices of food items, an official said on Saturday.

    Business & Economics

    Measures taken to keep gas price stable

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Commerce and Industries has bought 4,000 tonnes of gas from the union in an attempt to keep its prices stable in the market.

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    Gold, cooking oil prices drop in Kabul

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The price of petrol jumped while diesel, Arabian gold and cooking oil rates slumped during the outgoing week in Kabul, market sources said on Thursday.

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    Poll impasse leads to economic slowdown

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Afghanistan Industrial Association (AIA) on Monday asked presidential candidates to resolve their differences because the impasse had led to economic recession.

    Business & Economics,Social,Features

    Elders toiling their way to survival

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Despite senility, a number of under-resourced elders can be seen working hard on Kabul roads and streets to support their families.

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    Minister hints at cut in Internet costs

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Telecommunications and Information Technology Minister Amirzai Sangin on Sunday said the expanding telecom coverage would help bring down the internet costs.

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    French firm enters Afghan lubricant market

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Elf Aquitaine, a French Oil Company has entered the Afghanistan market on Saturday in a bid to launch partnership with local firm in the lubricant sector.

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    Sar-i-Pul shawl sewing industry on path to progress

    SAR-I-PUL (Pajhwok): The shawl sewing industry has been developed tremendously in the northern Sar-i-Pul province but the manufacturer demanded a suitable market and allocation of more funds to further promote handicraft industry.

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    Gas, gold prices down, food stable in Kabul

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The prices of liquefied gas and gold dipped and that of other essential daily-use commodities stayed stable during the outgoing week in Kabul, market sources said on Thursday.

    Governance,Business & Economics

    Samangan coalmines revenue dips

    AIBAK (Pajhwok): The prolonged electoral crisis has led to an unprecedented decline in revenue from coalmines in the Dara-i-Suaf district of northern Samangan province, an official said on Wednesday.