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    Kandahar University graduates staying jobless

    KANDAHAR CITY (PAN): Many university graduates in southern Kandahar province complain they are failing to find jobs in their respective fields.

    Security and Crime,Education

    Education under attack from terrorists: Karzai

    KABUL (PAN): The cause of education is under attack from terrorists on both sides of the Durand Line, the de facto border between Afghanistan and Pakistan, President Hamid Karzai said on Saturday.


    Taliban have failed to silence me: Malala

    KABUL (PAN): A Pakistani schoolgirl, who was shot by militants in the northwestern picturesque valley of Swat last year, said on Friday the extremists had failed to silence her and called for global access to education.


    War dashes education hopes for millions: UN

    KABUL (PAN): Half of the world’s 57 million children out of school live in conflict-affected countries, the UN’s educational agency said on Friday, calling for urgent action on key fronts to address their needs.


    Health institute to have new building

    HERAT CITY (PAN): The foundation stone for the paramedical institute was launched in the western province of Herat on Thursday, officials said.

    Accidents & Disasters,Education

    Kabul schoolgirl stabbed

    KABUL (PAN): A high schoolgirl was stabbed in Kabul on Monday, an official said, adding police had launched an investigation into the incident.


    55 students graduate from agro faculty

    KANDAHAR CITY (PAN): Fifty-five students on Saturday graduated from animal husbandry, plant protection and agronomy departments and given away degrees at a ceremony on the university campus in southern Kandahar province.


    Comprehensive plan being devised for entry test

    KABUL (PAN): An independent department is being established to conduct university entrance tests as part of the Higher Education Ministry’s new comprehensive plan to overcome challenges hindering the exam process, an official said on Wednesday.


    Paktia teachers long for land plots

    GARDEZ (PAN): Schoolteachers in southern Paktika province say they have been waiting over the past six years for the allotment of land plots by the education department.

    Security and Crime,Education

    Helmand Education Dept’s land grabbed

    LASHKARGAH (PAN): Local warlords have seized 150 acres of land belonging to the Department of Education in southern Helmand province, an official alleged on Sunday.