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    Remote parts lack medical facilities: Logar governor

    PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Due to a lack of interest by the Ministry of Public Health, people in remote areas of central Logar province have been deprived of basic healthcare facilities, the governor complained on Monday.

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    29,000 children to get education

    KABUL (Pajhwok): More than 29,000 orphan and vulnerable children will be enrolled to get education facilities from kindergarten under an agreement among private institutions, an official said on Sunday.


    Entry test complaints being probed: Obaid

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Higher Education Minister Obaidullah Obaid on Sunday said an investigation into objections raised against irregularities during the university entrance test last fall had been opened.


    Projects worth $4m executed in Paktika last year

    SHARANA (Pajhwok):  The education director on Sunday said a number of projects facilitating schoolteachers and students have been executed at a cost of nearly $4 million in southeastern Paktika province last solar year that ended March 21.


    Most country’s varsities donated books

    MAHMOOD RAQI (Pajhwok): Bayat Foundation--- a charity organization--- has donated 27,000 academic books to 16 government universities in parts of the country as part of its sustained assistance to higher education institutions.


    Insecurity, cultural restrictions hampering Ghazni education

    GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Provincial education department official on Wednesday said growing insecurity and tradition related restrictions were hampering education in southern Ghazni province.


    Ghor students seek faculty dean's removal

    CHAGHCHARAN (Pajhwok): Students and teachers of the public sector university in central Ghor province on Monday staged a protest demonstration, calling for the education faculty's dean to be replaced.


    New school inaugurated in Helmand

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Inaugurating a newly-built school in the Greshk district, Governor Mohammad Naeem on Thursday said efforts were being made to construct buildings for schools having no structures in southern Helmand province.


    47 Uruzgan schools remain closed

    TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): The education director said on Thursday 47 schools remained closed this academic year due to various reasons including insecurity and lack of buildings in central Uruzgan province.


    Entry test topper eyes improved women’s lives

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): A 17-year-old high school graduate, who topped the university entrance test last fall, on Thursday said bringing positive changes to the lives of Afghan women would be her mission.