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    Call to introduce peace subject in schools

    JALALABAD (PAN): Peace as a subject should be incorporated in the Afghanistan curriculum, demanded civil society activists in eastern Nangarhar province on Tuesday.


    97 schoolgirls poisoned in Faryab, Sar-i-Pul

    MAIMANA/SAR-I-PUL (PAN): Nearly a hundred schoolgirls were hospitalised after falling sick due to suspected poisonous gas attacks in northern Faryab and Sari-i-Pul provinces, officials said on Sunday.

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    Logar teachers boycotting classes

    PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Around 120 schoolteachers in a district in central Logar province have been boycotting classes over the past three days in protest against the non-payment of one month salary.


    Protesting students want lecturers reinstated

    KABUL (PAN): Nearly 1,000 Kabul University students on Tuesday protested against the removal of the social science department head and a lecturer by the Ministry of Higher Education.


    Kabul University students call off hunger strike

    KABUL (PAN): Ethnic Hazara student protesters on Monday abruptly called off an eight-day hunger strike after lawmakers said their claims of discrimination at Kabul University were untrue.


    17 students on fast hospitalised

    KABUL (PAN): Seventeen Kabul University students on fast were Thursday hospitalised after their heath condition deteriorated, fellow students said.


    IT centre established in Balkh University

     MAZAR-I-SHARIF (PAN): An information technology centre has been established on the Balkh University campus with financial support from a German university, an official said on Wednesday.


    75 Faryab schoolgirls ill after gas attack

    MAIMANA (PAN): In a new anti-girl education incident, as many as 75 schoolgirls of a middle school fell sick after a suspected poisonous gas attack in the Shirin Tagab district of northern Faryab province on Tuesday, officials said.


    Kabul university students protest against teachers

    KABUL (PAN): More than a hundred male and female students of Kabul University on Monday started hunger strike in protest against what they alleged their faculty head and a teacher discriminated against some fellows.