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    Boy commits suicide in Farah

    FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): A student has committed suicide in the western Farah province, raising the number of suicide in the province to five over the past nine months, an official said on Sunday.


    17,000 complete basic literacy course in Balkh

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): As many as 17,000 people were equipped with basic literacy in northern Balkh province last year, local authorities said on Friday.


    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.