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Education

Infighting between ex-jihadis shuts Kapisa schools

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Jan 19, 2015 - 15:32
MAHMOOD RAQI (Pajhwok): Some schools have been closed due to infighting between former jihadi commanders in the Koh Band district of central Kapisa province, residents say.
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550 schools stay closed across the country (Video)

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Jan 17, 2015 - 15:36
MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): Acting Minister of Education Mohammad Asif Nang on Wednesday said that 1,000 schools banned by militants in restive areas of different provinces had been reopened. Another 550 schools still remained closed in the militancy-...
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550 schools stay closed across the country

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Jan 14, 2015 - 19:28
MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): Acting Minister of Education Mohammad Asif Nang on Wednesday said that 1,000 schools banned by militants in restive areas of different provinces had been reopened.
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119 schools shut in Helmand

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Jan 11, 2015 - 16:52
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): At least 119 schools in southern Helmand province remain shut because of insecurity, education officials said on Sunday.
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Training saves miners' lives, increases production

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Jan 08, 2015 - 16:03
KABUL (Pajhwok): Mining sector experts and geologists believe that formal training arrangements for labourers will help reduce human losses, bolster production of minerals and excavate the resources in a professional way. The experts criticized what...
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Nangarhar teachers get plots ownership

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Jan 03, 2015 - 17:52
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): At least 700 land plots were distributed among teachers to build their houses in the Khiwi district of eastern Nangarhar province, acting education minister said Saturday.
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232 police complete military, driving training

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Jan 01, 2015 - 21:19
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): More than 100 policemen on Thursday graduated from a military training and another 129 from a driving course in southern Kandahar province.
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Helmand schools need firewood: activists

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Dec 31, 2014 - 15:28
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Schools in southern Helmand province could not be supplied firewood this winter due to a dispute with contractors over the price, plummeting attendance by 30 percent, civil society activists said on Wednesday. Bost Civil...
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Teaching in Russian language no longer working: Students

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Dec 31, 2014 - 09:42
KABUL (Pajhwok): Lecturers and students of Geology Faculty have demanded authority to replace the old books written in Russian language with updated versions in English and renew the three decades back curriculum. They say the current teaching...
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228 Paktika schools have no buildings: Officials

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Dec 30, 2014 - 14:12
SHARAN (Pajhwok): Of 358 educational institutions, at least 228 schools have no buildings in this southeastern Paktika province, officials and residents said Tuesday.
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Civil society wants all seminaries registered

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Dec 29, 2014 - 21:00
MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): Civil society activists and university students in northern Balkh province on Monday asked the government to register and legalise all religious seminaries in the country.
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University roads being rebuilt with donations

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Dec 29, 2014 - 19:20
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Roads and footpaths on the university campus in eastern Nangarhar province are being reconstructed with donation money, the acting chancellor said on Monday. Dr. Muhammad Tahir Inayat told Pajhwok Afghan News a joint delegation...
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Hundreds of Wardak graduates seek jobs

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Dec 24, 2014 - 15:27
MAIDAN SHAHAR (Pajhwok): More than 700 youth, who graduated this year in central Wardak province, are seeking jobs to support their families, officials said on Wednesday
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Projects executed on university campus

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Dec 23, 2014 - 20:21
KABUL (Pajhwok): On their completion, a Chinese language and literature department and a guesthouse were handed over to the Kabul University administration on Tuesday.
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Wardak teachers without salaries for 3 months

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Dec 23, 2014 - 19:31
MAIDAN SHAHR (Pajhwok): Due to Kabul Bank officials' inefficiency, nearly 8000 teachers could not collect their salaries over the past three months in central Maidan Wardak province, authorities said on Tuesday.
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Insecurity closes 146 Zabul schools

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Dec 23, 2014 - 16:41
QALAT (Pajhwok): More than 50 percent of schools remain closed owning to insecurity in southern Zabul province, but tribal elders have been requested to help reopen them, education officials say.
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8 bombs planted in Batikot school defused

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Dec 21, 2014 - 15:55
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Militants planted land mines in a school on Saturday night in the Batikot district of eastern Nangarhar province, officials said on Sunday.
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Books donated to Laghman University

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Dec 21, 2014 - 15:50
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): An NGO called “Pul Fikri Karai” donated hundreds of books on different topics to the newly-built Laghman University on Sunday, a member of the organisation said.
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Coordination among ethnic groups stressed

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Dec 20, 2014 - 17:40
MAZAR-E-SHARIF (Pajhwok): The Civil Society Networks in northern Balkh province on Saturday alleged no efforts had been made in the past 13 years to improve coordination among different ethnic communities.
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High school torched in Shiberghan

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Dec 20, 2014 - 13:34
SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): Unidentified gunmen men have set alight a high school in Shiberghan, the capital of northern Jawzjan province, officials said on Saturday.
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