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    Tagab militants bar girls from school

    MAHMUD RAQI (Pajhwok): Residents of the Tagab district in central Kapisa province say Taliban insurgents have not been allowing girls to attend school.


    18 MPPA graduates awarded degrees

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The first graduates of a national leader development programme, financed by the United States, received advanced diplomas in Public Policy and Administration from Kabul University on Wednesday.


    Takhar University students boycott classes

    TALOQAN (Pajhwok): Thousands of university students in northern Takhar province on Monday started a boycott of classes and slammed the campus gate on teachers to protest lack of facilities.


    Uruzgan governor warns of protests

    TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): The governor on Sunday warned of launching a storm of protests if the central government did not resolve problems plaguing the education sector of central Uruzgan province.


    Bamyan varsity lacks classrooms, hostels

    BAMYAN CITY (Pajhwok): The foundation-stone of a building for the Agriculture Faculty of the public sector university in central Bamyan province was laid on Monday.


    150 schools to be established in Paktia

    SHARAN (Pajhwok): Under a new programme, a chain of 150 schools would be established in three districts of southeastern Paktia province, an official said on Monday.


    40 volunteers to attend scout training

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation Services for Afghanistan (PARSA) organization on Thursday said its “Afghan Scouts Youth Leadership Programme” was set to go national on May 17.


    Work on Baghlan Varsity hostel begins

    PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): Construction work was launched on a hostel at the Baghlan University to resolve students’ accommodation problem, officials said on Sunday.


    New professional high school opens in Logar

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The governor on Monday inaugurated a newly-established agriculture, economics and mechanical high school in the Mohmmad Agha district of central Logar province.