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    Governance

    Election materials reach 30 Logar polling sites

    PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): The process of dispatching election materials to districts in central Logar province is underway and so far 30 of the 77 polling stations have been delivered the stuff, an official said on Wednesday.



    Governance

    Ghani to narrow govt-people gap

    PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Presidential candidate Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai on Saturday said he would narrow the gap between the government and the people if he won the April elections.



    Governance,Features

    Logar mayor sells green belts, footpaths

    PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): The Logar mayor has unlawfully sold government-owned land, including green belts and pedestrian ways, in Pul-i-Alam, the provincial capital, authorities said on Saturday.



    Security and Crime

    Afghan-US force raids Logar house, one killed

    PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): A joint Afghan-US security force raided a house in the Mohammad Agha district of central Logar province early on Wednesday morning, killing one inmate and arresting two others, officials said.



    Security and Crime

    14 killed as car-bomb goes off inside Logar house

    PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Fourteen people, including women and children, were killed on Sunday when a car packed with explosives blew up inside a house in the provincial capital of central Logar province, an official said. 



    Security and Crime

    Driving licence costs 7,000afs in Logar

    PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): With the traffic department unwilling to issue legal driving licences, middlemen sell the documents for 7,000 afghanis in the black market in central Logar province, residents com



    Security and Crime

    Women among 6 dead in Logar explosion

    PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Six civilians were killed and 18 others injured during a bomb explosion in the Baraki Barak district of central Logar province on Thursday, a local official said.



    Education

    Protestors block Kabul-Gardez highway

    PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Hundreds of people on Saturday staged a protest against the Ministry of Higher Education, closing the Kabul-Gardez highway.



    Security and Crime,Interviews

    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.



    Business & Economics

    Work on Ainak mine project going well: China

    PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): An official of China's Metallurgical Group Corporation (MCC) said on Saturday said around $360 million had been invested in the Ainak copper mine so far and the company would never abandon the project.