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    Teacher commits suicide, mother kills baby

    MAHMOOD RAQI (Pajhwok): A schoolteacher has committed suicide in the Kohistan-1 district of central Kapisa province, an official said on Wednesday.

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    Female police officers off to Turkey for training

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A number of Afghan policewomen on Saturday left for Turkey to undergo a four-month training course. The officers would be trained in computer skills, administration, management, law-enforcement and driving.


    142m afs projects executed on varsity campus

    GARDEZ (Pajhwok): Three projects, casting 142 million afghanis, have been completed and the foundation stones of another three schemes laid on the university campus in southeastern Paktia province, the chancellor said on Wednesday.


    Call to expand varsities' enrolment capacity

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Officials and high school graduates on Monday urged the new government, particularly the Ministry of Higher Education, to expand enrolment capacity at public sector universities in order to enable more students to pursue higher studies.


    Vocational institute building opens

    MAIDAN SHAHR (Pajhwok): A newly-constructed building for a vocational and technical institute was inaugurated on Monday in the capital of central Maidan Wardak province, an official said.

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    Herat students rally against sacrilegious article

    HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Students staged a rally in western Herat province on Monday to denounce the publication of a blasphemous article in a Kabul-based daily last week.


    Greater focus on education quality: Nang

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A senior Ministry of Education (MoE) official on Saturday said most resources have been diverted to improving education quality and increasing enrollment in schools.


    Panjsher residents hit out at municipality

    PARAKH (Pajhwok): Residents of central Panjsher province on Saturday expressed their annoyance over the poor performance of municipalities in Parakh as well as in various districts.


    Schools set up for Waziristani children

    SHARAN (Pajhwok): Some 40 primary schools have been set up for Waziristan’s refugee children living in southeastern Paktika province, an official said on Saturday.


    Closing the book on culture

    The Taliban have once again made their influence felt in Afghan schools, this time objecting to a book called 'Culture' on the Afghan curriculum.