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    Girls’ inter-school competitions held in Khost

    KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): An inter-school competition among girls’ students in southeastern Khost province was held on Wednesday, with officials expressed optimism that such competitions would help multiply educational activities in the province.



    Education

    Kandahar students no more without books: official

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Primary schoolchildren have been without text books in southern Kandahar province over the past six years, a problem now stands resolved, an official said on Monday.



    Education

    120 Helmand schools to reopen in 2 weeks

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Closed due to insecurity, about 120 schools are being reopened in various parts of southern Helmand province next academic year beginning two weeks later, the education director said on Sunday.



    Education

    Kabul University students take out protest rally

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A number of Kabul University students on Saturday staged a protest demonstration against one year repeat study and transferring some students to other universities as punishment to those involved in a fighting on the campus.



    Education

    129 Afghans to study in Japan varsities

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Higher Education (MoHE), Embassy of Japan and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) have agreed to send 129 civil servants to Japan this year for earning Master's degrees.



    Education

    Kandahar students pay bribes for certificates

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Students in southern Kandahar province complained on Sunday that they had to bribe education department officials for getting their 12th grade certificates.



    Education,Sports

    Some Paktika schools to have playgrounds

    SHARAN (Pajhwok): Playground for 16 schools in southeastern Paktika province would be constructed at a cost of $350,000 in the current year, an official said on Saturday.



    Education

    Hundreds of disabled trained on phone repairs

    KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): Hundreds of disabled and jobless youth in southeastern Khost province have completed a mobile phone repairs training programme, an NGO official said on Friday.



    Education

    Paktika schools still without textbooks

    SHARAN (Pajhwok): More than six months into their academic year, students of primary schools are still facing an acute shortage of textbooks in southeastern Paktika province, officials said on Monday.



    Reconstruction,Education

    Work on first-ever girls’ hostel launched

    MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Construction work on the first-ever girls’ hostel on the university campus was launched in northwestern Faryab province, an official said on Monday.