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    BSA to keep terrorists at bay: Sherzai

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Presidential contender Mohammad Shafiq Gul Agha Sherzai has warned if the Bilateral Security Agreement (BSA) is not signed and foreign troops leave, Afghanistan will once again emerge as a terrorist sanctuary.



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    Number of factories doubles in Balkh

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): The number of factories has more than doubled this solar year in northern Balkh province, a trader representative said on Tuesday.



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    ‘Rebels receiving arms from Pakistan’

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Border police claim weapons are being smuggled into eastern provinces through various land routes from Pakistan for distribution to militants.



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    Logar police chief fires inefficient officers

    PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): A number of police official in central Logar province have been sacked in an attempt to bring reform and efficiency to the force, the police chief said on Saturday.



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    Shariah enforcement to curb militancy: Sayyaf

       KABUL (PAN): Presidential contender Abdur Rab Rassoul Sayyaf, blaming the government for what he called inconsistent policies to control terrorism and ensure economic growth, says he will work out effective policies to tackle challenges. 



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    ISI help Taliban run seminaries: Adib

    FAIZABAD (PAN): The governor of northeastern Badakhshan province on Saturday accused the Pakistani intelligence service, ISI, of sheltering 15 high-ranking Taliban leaders involved in sending recruits to eastern Afghan provinces.



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    Early signing of deal in national interest: Gilani

    KABUL (PAN): Former jihadi leader and Mahaz-i-Millie-I-Islami head Pir Syed Ahmad Gilani has said early signing of the Bilateral Security Agreement (BSA) is in the interest of Afghanistan.



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    Badakhshan governor wants polls delayed

    FAIZABAD (PAN): Badakhshan Governor Dr Shah Wali Adib has said the election date set for April 5 is not a proper time because most people in the northeastern province will be unable to reach polling stations due to heavy snows.



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    Dr. Ghani promises strict rule of law

    KABUL (PAN): Top presidential contender Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai says, if elected, he will ensure implementation of rule of law and update the nation on the performance of his governance every six months.



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    Nangarhar mines generate 260m afs in a year

    JALALABAD (PAN): A big amount of revenue amounting to 260 million afghanis has been generated in the past 11 months from the rich mines of the eastern Nangarhar province, an official said.