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    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.


    Remote parts lack medical facilities: Logar governor

    PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Due to a lack of interest by the Ministry of Public Health, people in remote areas of central Logar province have been deprived of basic healthcare facilities, the governor complained on Monday.

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    29,000 children to get education

    KABUL (Pajhwok): More than 29,000 orphan and vulnerable children will be enrolled to get education facilities from kindergarten under an agreement among private institutions, an official said on Sunday.


    Entry test complaints being probed: Obaid

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Higher Education Minister Obaidullah Obaid on Sunday said an investigation into objections raised against irregularities during the university entrance test last fall had been opened.