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    Projects worth $4m executed in Paktika last year

    SHARANA (Pajhwok):  The education director on Sunday said a number of projects facilitating schoolteachers and students have been executed at a cost of nearly $4 million in southeastern Paktika province last solar year that ended March 21.


    Most country’s varsities donated books

    MAHMOOD RAQI (Pajhwok): Bayat Foundation--- a charity organization--- has donated 27,000 academic books to 16 government universities in parts of the country as part of its sustained assistance to higher education institutions.


    Insecurity, cultural restrictions hampering Ghazni education

    GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Provincial education department official on Wednesday said growing insecurity and tradition related restrictions were hampering education in southern Ghazni province.


    Ghor students seek faculty dean's removal

    CHAGHCHARAN (Pajhwok): Students and teachers of the public sector university in central Ghor province on Monday staged a protest demonstration, calling for the education faculty's dean to be replaced.


    New school inaugurated in Helmand

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Inaugurating a newly-built school in the Greshk district, Governor Mohammad Naeem on Thursday said efforts were being made to construct buildings for schools having no structures in southern Helmand province.


    47 Uruzgan schools remain closed

    TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): The education director said on Thursday 47 schools remained closed this academic year due to various reasons including insecurity and lack of buildings in central Uruzgan province.


    Entry test topper eyes improved women’s lives

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): A 17-year-old high school graduate, who topped the university entrance test last fall, on Thursday said bringing positive changes to the lives of Afghan women would be her mission.


    Afghan schools, clinics under fire: HRW

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A global human rights organisation on Thursday warned Afghanistan’s schools and health facilities would be among the most dangerous places in the country during Saturday’s elections.


    Afghan students clinch top award

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghan students have clinched the first award at an international exhibition arranged by a leading Pakistani university in Islamabad, a report said on Monday. 


    220 Daikundi schools without buildings

    NEILI (Pajhwok): Despite a massive increase in the number of students last fall, 220 schools in central Daikundi province continue to be without buildings, officials said on Wednesday.