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    Bank defaulters out on bail to be arrested

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Kabul police chief on Sunday said 19 of the convicts in the big-time Kabul Bank fraud case would be arrested despite being granted bail.

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    Key private sector priorities identified

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Priorities identified by private sector entities that have been effective in addressing trade challenges and speeding up economic reforms would be presented to the London Conference.

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    Kunduz bigwigs refuse to pay power bills

    KUNDUZ CITY: Government offices and powerful people in norther Kunduz province do not pay electricity bills, an official alleged on Saturday

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    Industrialists seek government attention

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Business community leaders in the eastern Nangarhar province called upon the new government on Saturday to pave the way for investment in the country.

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    Power project benefits hundreds of families

    MAHMOOD RAQI (Pajhwok): Hundred of families in the Kohistan-1 district of central Kapisa would be supplied 110 kilowatts of electricity from the Sarobi dam, an official said on Saturday.

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    Firewood prices up as winter approaches

    KABUL (Pajhwok): With the advent of winter, prices of firewood jumped in the capital Kabul during the outgoing week, market sources said on Thursday.

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    Defaulters to be dealt with sternly: DABS

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The power utility on Wednesday issued a stern warning to consumers over defaulting on electricity bills, saying those failing to pay arrears would be deprived of the facility in winter.

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    2 senior Kandahar officials suspended

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Public Works on Tuesday said two department heads in southern Kandahar province had been suspended for violating a law recently approved by the Cabinet.

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    Mining sector needs better husbandry

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Experts and economists believe the mining sector needs better management to stand on its own feet but the goal seems impossible for the new government to achieve during its five-year tenure.

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    Samangan miners risk lives in gold rush

    AIBAK (Pajhwok): Teen-aged boys have a distinct advantage over the older miners of Dara-e-Sauf, a coal-rich area in northern Samangan province. Burrowed into the foothills of the Hindu Kush is a vast network of dark, narrow shafts running as deep as 1.7 kilometers.