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    Khost private schools fleecing parents, students

    KHOST CITY (PAN): Students and their parents say private schools charge heavy admission and monthly fees despite maintaining a poor standard of education in southeastern Khost province.


    Security posts to be removed from schools

    KANDAHAR (PAN): A number of school buildings in southern Kandahar are being used as security posts, but officials of education department say they are trying to remove the checkpoints.


    Islamic university to be set up in Kabul

    KABUL (PAN): The Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Sunday announced arranging a conference of religious scholars on suicide attacks and the construction of an International Islamic university in Kabul.


    New school benefits hundreds of girl students

    TALOQAN (PAN): With the construction of a new school, hundreds of students have been enabled to continue education in a proper environment in the Warsaj district of northern Takhar province, an official said on Sunday.


    Herat, Balkh schools win international award

    KABUL (PAN): Two schools --- one in western Herat province and another in northern Balkh province --- have won the International School Award instituted by the British Council, officials said on Tuesday.


    117,000 enrolled to pursue higher edu: Obaid

    KABUL (PAN): Around 117,000 high school graduates made it to higher and semi-higher education institutes through last year’s entrance examination, the minister said on Tuesday.


    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.