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    Rebel threats force girls to skip entry test

    MAIMANA (PAN): Alleging militant threats, 100 students, including 20 girls, stayed away from a university entry test in northwestern Faryab province, officials said Wednesday.



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    Girls rally against missing entry test cards

    GHAZNI CITY (PAN): Girl students of a high school on Thursday staged a protest demonstration in this capital city of southern Ghazni province against the disappearance of cards for a university entry test.



    Education

    SCA trains 448 people with disabilities

    KABUL (PAN): The Swedish Committee for Afghanistan (SCA) on Thursday said it had trained hundreds of people with disabilities, including 110 women, in markets-oriented vocational skills in 2013.



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    Ministry apologises over entry test fiasco

    PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): A Ministry of Higher Education delegation arrived in central Logar province on Wednesday to resolve the entry test issue, as dozens of high school graduates staged a protest rally.



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    Accord on anti-graft drive in schools inked

    KABUL (PAN): The Ministry of Education (MoE) and the High Office of Oversight and Anti-Corruption (HOOAC) on Tuesday signed an agreement on creating awareness among schoolchildren about corruption.



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    First girls’ high school opens in Andar

    GHAZNI CITY: The first-ever girls’ high school has been inaugurated in the Taliban-infested Andar district of southern Ghazni province, officials said on Monday.



    Education

    Exams cancelled; new date yet to be fixed

    KABUL (PAN): The Ministry of Higher Education on Saturday cancelled a college entry test in central Logar province as a result of intervention from public representatives and other local officials.



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    Protestors block Kabul-Gardez highway

    PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Hundreds of people on Saturday staged a protest against the Ministry of Higher Education, closing the Kabul-Gardez highway.



    Education

    Missing director resurfaces after a week

    TALOQAN (PAN): The education director of northern Takhar province resurfaced on Saturday after a week of disappearance, with relatives saying the official had been kidnapped by unidentified gunmen. 



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    Logar entry test: Answer sheets end up in canals

    PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): A delegation of the Ministry of Higher Education, which visited the province to conduct an entry test in central Logar, threw answer sheets in water channels on their way back to Kabul.