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    Atal wins 2014 UN Youth Courage Award

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A Fulbright student from Afghanistan has received the 2014 United Nations Youth Courage Award for comprehensive efforts to facilitate girls’ access to education.

    Security and Crime,Education,Features

    80pc of girls’ schools remain closed in Ghor

    FIROZKOH (Pajhwok): Various unwanted factors have led to the closure of more than 80 percent of female schools in western Ghor province, it is learnt.


    Entry test for night-shift students on 26th

    KABUL (Pajhwok): As many as 10,000 new students would find their way to night-shift classes at the Kabul University as a result of an entry test scheduled for September 26, officials said on Sunday.  

    Security and Crime,Education

    Taliban kill students on spying charges

    ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Armed rebels have killed two students in eastern Kunar province on charges of spying on them, an official said on Saturday.


    4 school buildings inaugurated in Ghor

    FEROZKOH (Pajhwok): Four school buildings were inaugurated on Thursday in western Ghor province, where 90 percent of schools lack proper buildings, officials said.

    Security and Crime,Education

    Student commits suicide after exam failure

    MAIMANA (Pajhwok): A girl student committed suicide after she failed her university exam while a man was killed in a roadside bombing in northern Faryab province, officials said on Wednesday.


    Ministry asked to launch work on Paktika schools

    SHARAN (Pajhwok): An official on Wednesday urged the Ministry of Education to launch work on newly-approved schools for southeastern Paktika province.


    Fund crunch hits Wardak education sector

    MAIDAN SHAHR (Pajhwok):  The education director for central Maidan Wardak province on Sunday said his department was struggling with numerous problems due to funds shortage.


    Shariah PhD programme launched in Nangarhar

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): The University of Nangarhar has become the first-ever Afghan educational institute launching a Shariah PhD programme, an official said on Thursday.


    Edu ministry seeks international help

    KABUL (Pajhwok): More than 4.5 million Afghans attended literacy training courses during the past 12 years but seven million people remain deprived of education, official said on Monday.