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    Displaced families in Uruzgan receive aid

    TIRINKOT (PAN): Hundreds of displaced and migrant families in central Uruzgan province received winter aid from the UN refugee agency, an official said on Thursday.

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    Rates of food items, fuel down in Kabul

    KABUL (PAN): Rates of some essential items, including fuel, flour and sugar, came down in Kabul this week, market sources said on Thursday.

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    Most transit irritants addressed: APCCI

    KABUL (PAN): The Afghanistan-Pakistan Joint Chambers of Commerce and Industries (APJCCI) on Wednesday said 80 percent of bilateral transit problems had resolved during the past two years.

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    Mazar municipality income up by 40pc

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (PAN): The municipality department in Mazar-i-Sharif, the capital of northern Balkh province, on Tuesday announced a 40 percent increase in its revenue and acknowledged its failure to utilise its development budget during the ongoing fiscal year.

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    Balkh oil refinery resumes production

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (PAN): An oil-processing plant owned by the Ghazanfar Group has resumed activities after four months of closure at the Hairatan port in northern Balkh province, officials said on Monday.

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    Mine revenue ends up in Taliban pockets

    FAIZABAD (PAN): Officials in northeastern Badakhshan province say individuals continue excavating the tourmaline mine illegally, with its income and profit going into the pockets of insurgents.

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    Work on Ainak mine project going well: China

    PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): An official of China's Metallurgical Group Corporation (MCC) said on Saturday said around $360 million had been invested in the Ainak copper mine so far and the company would never abandon the project.

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    Essential item rates remain steady

    KABUL (PAN): The prices of essential daily-use commodities stayed stable during the outgoing week in Kabul, market sources said on Thursday.

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    Blast victims’ families compensated

    JALALABAD (PAN): The government on Thursday compensated families of victims of a suicide attack on the Indian Consulate in eastern Nangarhar province, officials said.