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Education

Land allocated for teachers’ township awarded to AISA

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Feb 25, 2015 - 18:43
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Education officials of central Logar province on Wednesday alleged that land plots dedicated for teachers were given to Afghanistan Investment Support Agency (AISA) without any taking the teachers’ community into confidence.
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60 disabled persons trained in Ghazni

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Feb 22, 2015 - 19:02
غزني ښار (پژواک ۳ کب ۹۳): په غزني کې د سوېډن کمېټې په مالي مرسته، ٦٠ ښځينه او نارينه معلوليت لرونکي کسان له نهه مياشتني مسلکي کورس څخه فارغ شول او د اړونده مسلک د پرمخ وړلو لپاره يې اړين وسايل هم ترلاسه کړل.
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LUMS, Afghan govt ink MoU for students’ scholarships

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Feb 22, 2015 - 11:45
KABUL (Pajhwok): In a fresh development, the leading Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) and the government of Afghanistan signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to establish the Afghanistan Scholarship Programme (ASP). A statement...
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1,410 ANA soldiers complete rigorous training in Helmand

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Feb 13, 2015 - 14:46
Addressing a gathering arranged to honor the soldiers who completed their training; Lt. Gen. Abdul Khaliq said the strength of the Afghan security forces had been completed and now efforts were on to make the force professionally matchless.
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Finland provides $3 million for literacy courses

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Feb 01, 2015 - 17:31
KABUL (Pajhwok): Finland would provide $3 million assistance for the literacy sector to help educate 50,000 people, an official said on Sunday.
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12,000 sit entry test’s 1st round in Kabul

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Jan 29, 2015 - 20:08
KABUL (Pajhwok): Approximately 12,000 high school graduates on Thursday sat the first round of university entrance test in capital Kabul.
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Nangarhar girls’ schools get Internet facility

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Jan 26, 2015 - 20:54
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): As many as 20 girls’ schools in Behsud and Surkhrod districts and Jalalabad, the capital of eastern Nangarhar province, have been equipped with the Internet facility, an official said on Monday.
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Nangarhar University entry test process kicks off

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Jan 25, 2015 - 20:01
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): As many as 12,720 high school graduates, including 1,254 females, have started appearing in the university entry test in the coming three days in Jalalabad, the capital of eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Sunday.
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Infighting between ex-jihadis shuts Kapisa schools

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Jan 19, 2015 - 15:32
MAHMOOD RAQI (Pajhwok): Some schools have been closed due to infighting between former jihadi commanders in the Koh Band district of central Kapisa province, residents say.
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550 schools stay closed across the country (Video)

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Jan 17, 2015 - 15:36
MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): Acting Minister of Education Mohammad Asif Nang on Wednesday said that 1,000 schools banned by militants in restive areas of different provinces had been reopened. Another 550 schools still remained closed in the militancy-...
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550 schools stay closed across the country

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Jan 14, 2015 - 19:28
MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): Acting Minister of Education Mohammad Asif Nang on Wednesday said that 1,000 schools banned by militants in restive areas of different provinces had been reopened.
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119 schools shut in Helmand

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Jan 11, 2015 - 16:52
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): At least 119 schools in southern Helmand province remain shut because of insecurity, education officials said on Sunday.
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Training saves miners' lives, increases production

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Jan 08, 2015 - 16:03
KABUL (Pajhwok): Mining sector experts and geologists believe that formal training arrangements for labourers will help reduce human losses, bolster production of minerals and excavate the resources in a professional way. The experts criticized what...
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Nangarhar teachers get plots ownership

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Jan 03, 2015 - 17:52
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): At least 700 land plots were distributed among teachers to build their houses in the Khiwi district of eastern Nangarhar province, acting education minister said Saturday.
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232 police complete military, driving training

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Jan 01, 2015 - 21:19
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): More than 100 policemen on Thursday graduated from a military training and another 129 from a driving course in southern Kandahar province.
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Helmand schools need firewood: activists

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Dec 31, 2014 - 15:28
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Schools in southern Helmand province could not be supplied firewood this winter due to a dispute with contractors over the price, plummeting attendance by 30 percent, civil society activists said on Wednesday. Bost Civil...
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Teaching in Russian language no longer working: Students

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Dec 31, 2014 - 09:42
KABUL (Pajhwok): Lecturers and students of Geology Faculty have demanded authority to replace the old books written in Russian language with updated versions in English and renew the three decades back curriculum. They say the current teaching...
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228 Paktika schools have no buildings: Officials

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Dec 30, 2014 - 14:12
SHARAN (Pajhwok): Of 358 educational institutions, at least 228 schools have no buildings in this southeastern Paktika province, officials and residents said Tuesday.
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Civil society wants all seminaries registered

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Dec 29, 2014 - 21:00
MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): Civil society activists and university students in northern Balkh province on Monday asked the government to register and legalise all religious seminaries in the country.
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University roads being rebuilt with donations

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Dec 29, 2014 - 19:20
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Roads and footpaths on the university campus in eastern Nangarhar province are being reconstructed with donation money, the acting chancellor said on Monday. Dr. Muhammad Tahir Inayat told Pajhwok Afghan News a joint delegation...
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