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    Security and Crime,Education

    8 bombs planted in Batikot school defused

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Militants planted land mines in a school on Saturday night in the Batikot district of eastern Nangarhar province, officials said on Sunday.


    Books donated to Laghman University

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): An NGO called “Pul Fikri Karai” donated hundreds of books on different topics to the newly-built Laghman University on Sunday, a member of the organisation said.


    Coordination among ethnic groups stressed

    MAZAR-E-SHARIF (Pajhwok): The Civil Society Networks in northern Balkh province on Saturday alleged no efforts had been made in the past 13 years to improve coordination among different ethnic communities.

    Accidents & Disasters,Education

    High school torched in Shiberghan

    SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): Unidentified gunmen men have set alight a high school in Shiberghan, the capital of northern Jawzjan province, officials said on Saturday.


    Balkh disabled get certificates, loans

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): Dozens of people with disabilities on Thursday received certificates on completing a vocational training programme and some were given loans to start their own businesses in northern Balkh province.


    Clash on university campus leaves 5 injured

    MAHMOOD RAQI (Pajhwok): An armed clash broke out during the university entrance test inside a university in the capital of central Kapisa province on Thursday, leaving five people injured.

    Education,SocialNo details available

    Greshk teachers seek land for homes

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): The teachers of Greshk district in restive Helmand province on Thursday urged the government to allocate land plots for the teaching community.

    EducationNo details available

    3,200 complete basic literacy courses

    AIBAK (Pajhwok): Some 3,200 people have completed basic literacy courses and 90 others graduated from electricity classes in northern Samangan province, officials said on Monday.

    Security and Crime,Education

    5 students killed in Parwan airstrike named

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Education on Saturday named the five students killed earlier this week in a NATO airstrike in the Sigard district of central Parwan province.


    Over 2,000 sit entrance exam in Kandahar

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): More than 2,000 high school graduates, including 400 females, on Saturday appeared in the university entry test in southern Kandahar province, an official said.