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    Education officer, brother dead in blast

    CHEGHCHIRAN (PAN): A roadside blast killed a district education officer along with a teacher in western Ghor province on Thursday, officials said.


    Girls long for education but no high school in Behsud

    BAMYAN CITY (PAN): Most girls who complete primary school education have to drop out because there is no intermediate or high school for them in the Behsud district of central Maidan Wardak province.


    Mothers lack access to health services

    KABUL (PAN): The National Safe Mother Day was observed in the country on Wednesday at a time when mothers lack access to basic health facilities in several provinces.

    Security and Crime,Education

    Education director stabs subordinate

    GHAZNI CITY (PAN): An education official in southern Ghazni province on Wednesday claimed the director had stabbed him with a knife.


    Islamic varsity being set up in Nangarhar

    JALALABAD (PAN): An international Islamic University is being established in eastern Nangarhar province in line with a decision of the 12th Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) summit this year, the finance minister has said.


    Nurses, midwives complete training

    KANDAHAR CITY (PAN): Certificates were issued to 62 nurses and midwives after completing nursing and midwifery training at the paramedical institute in the southern Kandahar province, officials said on Monday.


    Education in Nangarhar

     ‘Nangarhar education sector witnesses considerable improvement but problems persist’

    Jalabad City (PAN): Provincial Press Officer Education Directorate said though the education sector still faces challenges but much more have been achieved to promote the vital sector in Nangarhar province during the last five years.


    Edu sector making headway despite challenges

    Khost City (PAN): Provincial Education Director Bakhtnor Bakhtyar said that the education sector faces daunting challenges however, some progress has been made to promote and enhance the literacy rate in the southeastern Khost province.


    Multiple problems in Ghazni

    Ghazni (PAN): The education sector moves forward with tandem in the Ghazni province but there are some tangible problems that hampering the development of the much-needed sector.


    Protestors insist on minister’s resignation

    KABUL (PAN): As their protest entered the 11th consecutive day, Kabul University lectures and students on Saturday insisted on the resignation of the higher education minister and asked the government to make academic positions elective.