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    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.


    50 schoolgirls poisoned in Paktia

    GARDEZ (PAN): Fifty girl students fell ill and were hospitalised after drinking water from a well inside their school in the Samkani district of southeastern Paktia province on Wednesday, an official said.


    Fibre optic network set up at Kabul University

    KABUL (PAN): With establishment of the Afghanistan Research Educational (AfgRE) Centre at the Kabul University on Tuesday, five public-sector universities were connected to regional and international fibre optic networks.


    5 schools in Herat, Logar get buildings

    HERAT CITY/PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): New buildings for five schools are being constructed in western Herat and central Logar provinces, officials said on Thursday.


    Only legal demands of students: Obaid

    KABUL (PAN): The higher education minister on Sunday said every legal and academic demand of Kabul University students who had been on hunger strike a month ago would be accepted, accusing some “self-centered” lecturers of disrupting the education environment on the campus.


    69 Paktia schools to get buildings this year

    GARDEZ (PAN): Education officials on Sunday said buildings for 69 schools in different parts of southeastern Paktia province would be constructed this year.


    Education officer, brother dead in blast

    CHEGHCHIRAN (PAN): A roadside blast killed a district education officer along with a teacher in western Ghor province on Thursday, officials said.


    Girls long for education but no high school in Behsud

    BAMYAN CITY (PAN): Most girls who complete primary school education have to drop out because there is no intermediate or high school for them in the Behsud district of central Maidan Wardak province.


    Mothers lack access to health services

    KABUL (PAN): The National Safe Mother Day was observed in the country on Wednesday at a time when mothers lack access to basic health facilities in several provinces.

    Security and Crime,Education

    Education director stabs subordinate

    GHAZNI CITY (PAN): An education official in southern Ghazni province on Wednesday claimed the director had stabbed him with a knife.