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    Kandahar school reopens after 8 years

    KANDAHAR CITY (PAN): A middle school for boys reopened in the Zheri district of southern Kandahar province on Tuesday, eight years after it was closed due to insecurity, an official said.


    Efforts on to add 5 professions to curriculum

    KABUL (PAN): The Ministry of Education on Sunday said it had launched efforts to add five professional courses to the education curriculum and establish as many institutes in this regard in Kabul.


    Taloqan residents gain access to power

    TALOQAN (PAN): Residents of this capital city of northeastern Takhar province have gained access to electricity imported from Tajikistan via neighbouring Kunduz province, an official said on Saturday.


    Parents asked to educate children

    KABUL (PAN): President Hamid Karzai on Thursday asked parents not to compromise the education of their children and ensure their admission to school.     


    Major varsities to stay closed during Ashura

    KABUL (PAN): The Ministry of Higher Education on Monday said three major state-run universities would remain closed from November 11 to 14 on account of Ashura ceremonies.


    Insecurity closes Sharan school, clinic

    SHARAN (PAN): A school and a health clinic have been closed due to insecurity in the capital of southeastern Paktika province, residents and officials said on Saturday.


    Pakistan promises scholarships for Afghans

    KABUL (PAN): Pakistan on Saturday said it accorded importance to the development and strengthening of Afghanistan’s health and education sectors. 


    Annual school exams in cold areas this month

    KABUL (PAN): Annual school exams for primary students is set to begin on November 16 and for grade 7th to 12th on November 22 in cold areas, the Ministry of Education said on Sunday.


    Schoolgirls lash out at awareness programme

    GHAZNI CITY (PAN): Students of a girls’ high school in the capital of southern Ghazni province complain they are taught “inappropriate lessons” in the garb of a public awareness programme by judicial officials.

    Security and Crime,Education

    300 sacks of stolen pulses seized in Lashkargah

    LASHKARGAH (PAN): Police in southern Helmand province confiscated a truck loaded with 300 sacks of pulses, which had been stolen from the education department of southern Ghazni province, an official said on Thursday.