KABUL (Pajhwok): Accusing election officials of committing widespread irregularities in provincial council polls, some Meshrano Jirga members on Tuesday asked the government to subject the two electoral bodies to a drastic reshuffle.
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Meshrano Jirga -- upper house of the parliament -- on Tuesday asked the national unity government to enforce effective measures to stem the ongoing wave of insecurity across the country.
KABUL (Pajhwok): No one could be arrested in connection with a blasphemous opinion piece published in a Kabul-based daily because the writer is living abroad and the editor-in-chief has fled the country.
KABUL (Pajhwok): A new technical plan has been developed for the construction of an ambitious ring road after one of contractors was found lacking the required skills and experience, the acting minister of public works informed lawmakers on Sunday.
KABUL (Pajhwok): Upper house members and a free media advocacy group, NAI, on Tuesday condemned the publication of a blasphemous article in a local English daily, urging print media to refrain from hurting religious sentiments.
KABUL (Pajhwok): Some member of the upper house of parliament (Meshrano Jirga) on Sunday urged the government not to call Taliban political foes, blaming the armed rebels for killing scores of civilians.