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    Baghlan factory produces 570 tonnes of sugar

    PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): The Baghlan Sugar Mills produced 570 tonnes of sugar during the current year, the same level as achieved in 2013, a senior official said on Friday.


    273 incidents of child rights abuses reported

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): As many as 273 incidents of violence against children have been registered in southern Kandahar province this solar year, an Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC) official said on Thursday.

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    A model of economic development

    While others around them continue to squabble among themselves, remain suspicious of each other and are lukewarm in their responses even after agreeing in principle to bury the hatchet that mars their past relationship with each other, the Chinese single-mindedly pursue an economic agenda in their well-thought-out interest.


    Work on Badghis power supply project halted

    QALA-I-NAW (Pajhwok): The residents of western Badghis province alleged that construction activities on electricity supply to the province had been halted without any solid reason.

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    Takhar: Thousands sift gold from sand

    TALOQAN (Pajhwok): Thousands of people in the capital of northern Takhar province are engaged in sifting and washing river sand in search of gold, workers said on Friday.

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    Experts seek fresh bids for Hajigak mine project

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Mining experts and former Ministry of Mines officials believe fresh bids should be invited for developing the Hajigak iron mine in central Bamyan province.

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    Kandahar prayer beads become all the rage

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Prayer beads made of Shah Maqsood precious stone in southern Kandahar province have found their way to the international market.


    Good governance linked to tackling graft

    ZARANJ (Pajhwok): The residents of southwestern Nimroz province said corruption was the root of all problems and the good governance would be a mere dream without rooting out the menace.


    Talks with rebels called a futile exercise

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Residents of the Greshk district of restive southern Helmand province on Friday said the government should focus on strengthening security and eradicating terrorism instead of holding talks with anti-state elements.



    Last weekend, the leaders of G20 economies arrived in Australia for the Brisbane Summit.