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    Taliban aiding ISI agents’ infiltration: Karimi

    KABUL (PAN): Pakistan’s spy service is sending its agents to Afghanistan with Taliban’s support for attacks on national forces, top security officials informed the Meshrano Jirga on Tuesday.


    House panel to expose land sharks in 2 months

    KABUL (PAN): The Wolesi Jirga -- or lower house of the parliament -- on Monday tasked a commission with exposing land-grabbers within two months.

    Accidents & Disasters

    Woman MP from Herat dies in road crash

    HERAT CITY/KABUL (PAN): A woman legislator from western Herat province has died along with two children in a road crash in neighbouring Iran, officials said on Monday.


    Families of deportees not in Iran: minister

    KABUL (PAN): Over the past three months, Iran has expelled nearly 1,000 illegal Afghan immigrants who entered the neighbouring country in search of jobs, the minister of refugees told the upper house on Sunday.


    Senators split on tribe’s name in CNICs

    KABUL (PAN): Meshrano Jirga -- upper house of parliament-- members on Sunday failed to take a decision on the issue of tribe’s name in new computerised identity cards (CNICs).


    Arghandiwal wants rebels to contest elections

    KABUL (PAN): The head of Hezb-i-Islami Afghanistan (HIA)’s moderate faction, Abdul Hadi Arghandiwal, on Thursday called for insurgent groups to stop fighting and participate in elections.


    MPs against mention of tribe in ID cards

    KABUL (PAN): The Wolesi Jirga -- or lower house of parliament -- on Wednesday decided against any mention of tribe in computerised national identity cards (CNICs).


    Some govt officials get $50,000 a month

    KABUL (PAN): Some high-ranking government officials are paid $30,000 (1.65 million afghanis) to $50,000 in monthly salary by Afghan and foreign organisations, the minister of justice told parliamentarians on Wednesday.


    MPs confer on security situation behind closed doors

    KABUL (PAN): The Wolesi Jirga or lower house on Monday discussed growing insecurity in the country and its relationship with the Presidential Palace, lawmakers said.


    Land-grab key hurdle to master plans: minister

    KABUL (PAN): Urban Development Minister Hassan Abdulhai on Sunday said masters plans designed for provincial capitals and district centres could not be implemented due to growing incidents of land-grab across the country.