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    Mid-year exams begin on July 6

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The mid-year examinations of schools in parts of the country having wintry weather would launch next week, the Ministry of Education said in a statement on Tuesday.


    Nangarhar varsity graduates seek jobs

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Hundreds of Nangarhar University graduates on Sunday demanded the government and specifically the next president to provide them with job opportunities and improve higher education throughout country’s varsities.


    Fresh graduates concerned about jobs

    SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): Around 118 graduates from the geology and mine faculty of Jawzjan University are worried about their future, an official said on Wednesday.

    Security and Crime,Education

    Kandahar University teachers, students freed

    GHAZNI CITY/KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): The Taliban have released abducted teachers and students of the Kandahar University in southern Ghazni province, an official said on Monday.


    Many Uruzgan schools without textbooks

    TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): Many schools in central Uruzgan province have been without textbooks despite the start of the new academic year three months ago, students and officials complain. 


    University graduates face unemployment

    HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): A large number of university graduates in western Herat province on Wednesday complained they had been faced with gloomy employment prospects.

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    Taliban take kidnapped teachers to Pakistan

    GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): The Taliban have taken to Pakistan 10 of the 34 Kandahar University teachers they kidnapped two weeks ago, an official said on Tuesday.


    Etisalat’s 7th Quran Contest set to commence

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The preliminary round of the Etisalat Annual Quran contest began in five zones across Afghanistan on Monday.

    Security and Crime,Education,Features

    Ghor education sector hostage to warlords

    FEROZKOH (Pajhwok): The education sector in western Ghor province has been facing problems ranging from warlords’ interference to a shortage of professional teachers, textbooks and school buildings, depicting a bleak future for students.


    Zainullah, who made robotic excavator, honoured

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A 10-year old boy, who made a robotic excavator, was on Tuesday offered an apartment and an opportunity to study in Kabul instead of his home province of Logar or abroad.