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JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Security officials on Saturday said that the Doab district of eastern Nuristan province has been completely brought under government’s control as a result of a joint operation that left 28 insurgents dead.201st Selab Military... read more
JALALABAD/MAIDAN SHAHAR (Pajhwok): Work on a number of development projects of public welfare has been launched in eastern Nangarhar and central Maidan Wardak provinces, officials said Wednesday.Director of Public Health Dr. Najib Kamawal told... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Five local police members were killed after insurgents stormed their posts in the Chaparhar district of eastern Nangarhar province early Sunday morning, an official said.Another six local policemen were injured when the... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): An NGO ambulance struck a roadside bomb in the Behsud district of eastern Nangarhar province on Tuesday, an official said.The driver was injured and the ambulance damaged as a resul of the blast in Qazi Kala area at 10:00am, the... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Civil society activists staged a rally on Sunday, condemning Israeli attacks on Palestinian territory and urging the international community to take immediate steps to deescalate the tension. Over the past week, more than... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Three armed insurgents were killed and two drivers during an attack on a truck terminal of foreign troops in the Torkham border town of eastern Nangarhar province on Thursday, officials said.Public Order Police Commander Col.... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Three Turkish engineers were killed and a fourth injured when a motorcycle bomb exploded near their passing vehicle in the Behsud district of eastern Nangarhar province on Monday, an official said.A bystander child was also... read more
JALALABAD: Inmates leave Nangarhar jail after their release in eastern Nangarhar province. A total of 155 inmates were freed from Nangarhar Jail on President Hamid Karzai's decree, an official said.
JALALABAD: Inmates leave Nangarhar jail after their release in eastern Nangarhar province. A total of 155 inmates were freed from Nangarhar Jail on President Hamid Karzai's decree, an official said.
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): A one day workshop on Civic Journalism arranged by Pajhwok Afghan News concluded in Jalalabad city, the capital of eastern Nangarhar province, aimed at creating awareness among public about any fraud, irregularity and rigging... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): A group of insurgents stormed a terminal near a NATO base in the border town of Torkham in eastern Nangarhar province on Wednesday morning, officials said.Ahmad Zia Abdulzai, the governor's spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News that... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): Gun toting Taliban fighters marched through an outcrop of east Jalal Abad province on Monday after a deadly firefight with Afghan security forces in the area on Friday. Taliban members noisily revved captured Afghan Police jeeps,... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): At least eight people were killed and 21 others wounded in a suicide attack on the Indian consulate in eastern Nangarhar province on Saturday, officials said.A powerful blast, followed by intense gunfire, took place at the entrance... read more
KABUL (PAN): Seven militants and a civilian were killed in separate security incidents in central and eastern parts of the country, officials said on Wednesday.The insurgents were killed in two separate airstrikes by the International Security... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): Dozens of Taliban fighters crossed the Durand Line and attacked a border security checkpoint in the eastern province of Nangarhar, officials claimed on Monday.The predawn clash, erupting at 1am, lasted three hours and involved... read more
KABUL (PAN): Forty-one militants and seven Afghan policemen were killed in security incidents in different parts of the country over the past 24 hours, officials said on Thursday.Twenty-six Taliban and five local policemen were killed in an... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): Tribal elders and youth part of an anti-militant uprising pose for a photo in Dor-Baba district of eastern Nangahar province. Residents of the district vowed to support the Afghan government against insurgents.PAJHWOK/Babrak Amirzada
JALALABAD (PAN): Construction work on a training centre for haj pilgrims, a 10 million afghanis project, was launched in Jalalabad, the capital of eastern Nangarhar province, on Sunday. The facility is being constructed in the premises of the Haji... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): A filling station manager was mysteriously found dead inside a fuel tank in Behsud district of eastern Nangarhar province, an official said. The victim, Abdul Muqim, was found dead on Saturday morning and his body was sent to the... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): US troops handed over the affairs of a military base in Jalalabad, the capital of eastern Nangarhar province, to Afghan security forces at a ceremony on Wednesday.The US flag on the base was replaced with Afghanistan’s at the... read more
MEHTERLAM (PAN): The women’s affairs director of eastern Laghman province was killed along with her spouse in a roadside bomb attack, an official said.Eleven people were wounded in the explosion that took place in front of the Azizi Bank in... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): Public Health Minister Dr. Suraya Dalil said the Jalalabad Civil Hospital in Nangarhar province had administrative problems and shortcomings in management of healthcare services.Dalil, who visited several other hospitals after... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): An office of the commission on tribal disputes was inaugurated in Jalalabad, the provincial capital.Presidential adviser on tribal affairs Asadullah Wafa, governor Gul Agha Sherzai, provincial officials, tribal elders, civil... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): The Haj and Islamic Affairs department in eastern Nangarhar province on Sunday launched a ballot process to select intending pilgrims who would be sent to Saudi Arabia over the next three years.The department head, Mualvi Abdul Aziz... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): Nangarhar governor on Saturday strongly criticised Finance Minister Hazrat Omar Zakhilwal for not honouring his repeated promises to start construction works on two key highway projects in the eastern province.Addressing... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): A power extension project, costing id="mce_marker".5 million, which would benefit 5,000 residents, was launched on Tuesday in the Sorkhrod district of eastern Nangarhar province.The problem of pylon installation works from the... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): Up to 300 guns were seized from a vegetable-laden truck at the Torkham dry port in eastern Nangarhar province on Tuesday, officials said.The shot guns were recovered from a tomato truck, heading from Peshawar to Kabul, the... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): A new fourth Afghan National Army (ANA) brigade of the 201st Selab Military Corps would be stationed in the eastern province of Nuristan, an official said.The new brigade would be deployed as part of security transition in 25... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): Police and army personnel using bulldozers razed dozens of houses built on hundreds of acres of land belonging to a carpet industrial park in eastern Nangarhar province on Monday, an official said.Over the past seven years,... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): There has been a dramatic decline in mother-child mortality rate in eastern Afghanistan, thanks to tireless efforts of midwives, health officials say.Previously, 1,600 women among 100,000 would die during childbirths, but the... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): Two suicide bombers were killed and three militants wounded on Tuesday, when their bombs-laden car exploded in the eastern province of Nangarhar, an official said on Tuesday.The bombers were heading to Jalalabad at about 8:30... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): Youth and civil society members in eastern Nangarhar province staged a massive protest on Tuesday, demanding the government to kick-start stalled mega infrastructure projects in the province.The protesters threatened that if... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): Health officials in eastern Nangarhar province said that they have arrested a 13-member female group that was busy carrying out vaccination against hepatitis in Jalalabad city, the capital of the province.Director of Public... read more
KABUL (PAN): Spokesperson of the National Directorate of Security (NDS) Loftullah Mashal addresses a press conference in Kabul.Seven people were detained on charges of carrying explosives and plotting to launch attacks on USAID office in... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): The city was shocked when a bomb-rigged motorcycle exploded near a mosque in capital city of eastern Jalalabad province.The blast left no casualties, an official said.PAJHWOK/Babrak Amirzada
JALALABAD (PAN): Provincial officials attend a ribbon-cutting ceremony to inaugurate a newly constructed health clinic in the Behsud district of eastern Nangarhar province.The provincial Reconstruction Team (PRT)-funded project cost $75,000, an... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): Fires concurrently broke out at two places in the eastern city of Jalalabad, the capital of Nangahar province, gutting four wood stalls and 10 shops on Sunday, police said.The blazes in the Chaparhar bus stand and a commercial... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): Nearly 183 families returning from Pakistan’s northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province to the eastern province of Nangarhar on Saturday asked the Afghan government to allot them land plots for construction of houses.Returning... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): The Nangarhar governor granted cash assistance to an orphan girl was following a request from the Pajhwok Afghan News reporter, an official said on Tuesday.Gulalai, a 12-year-old girl from the Toto area of Sherzad district,... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): An orphan receives money from an orphanage director Faizullah Mukhlis in eastern Nangarhar province. Donated by Saudi Arabia, more than 292 orphaned children received the money, with each child receiving 1,095 afs, Mukhlis said.... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): Afghan Women Association chairperson Fatana Gilani said President Hamid Karzai should seek international guarantee to prevent Afghanistan’s neighbours from interfering in its internal affairs.Gilani, a civil society activist,... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): Traders and their representatives in eastern Nangarhar province complain the Sheikh Mesri Industrial Park is in severe electricity crisis.PAJHWOK/Babrak Amirzada
JALALABAD (PAN): Tractors seen lined up at the provincial cooperative's campus after being donated by Provincial Agriculture Department for Kama district in eastern Nangarhar province.PAJHWOK/Babrak Amirzada
JALALABAD (PAN): The Afghan-US strategic partnership deal safeguards human rights in Afghanistan, said the Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission head on Monday.Seema Samar said this in a talk to journalists in Jalalabad, the capital... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): Afghanistan Red Crescent Society head Nangyalai Yusufzai speaks at a conference marking World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day in eastern Nangarhar province.PAJHWOK/Babrak Amirzada
JALALABAD (PAN): An official lays down the foundation stone for a cricket stadium in Kama district of eastern Nangarhar province.Funded by Afghan traders, the ground will be constructed in 30 acres land, an official said.PAJHWOK/Babrak Amirzada
JALALABAD (PAN): An alleged suspect is posed before media people after he was arrested with huge number of walkie-talkies in eastern Nangarhar province.More than 800 walkie-talkies were discovered from him, an official said.PAJHWOK/Babrak Amirzada
JALALABAD (PAN): On Monday night, two persons were killed and eight others arrested during the joint Afghan-International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) operation in the Qarghayi district of Laghman province.PAJHWOK/Babrak Amirzada
JALALABAD (PAN): The mobile phone credit card sellers union in eastern province of Nangarhar on Monday complained that private and state-run banks’ regional branches refused to accept small-denominations of banknotes.Union chief, Habibullah,... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): A science faculty student at Nangarhar University donates blood for thalassemia patients during a blood donation campaign in eastern Nangarhar province.More than 138 students donated 70,000 cc blood , an official said.PAJHWOK/Babrak... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): Tribal elders hailing from 11 districts of eastern Nangarhar province on Thursday gathered in the Rodat district to protest against the construction of a township there.The elders alleged the township was being built on a land... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): Afghan refugees recently returning from a lawless tribal region in neighbouring Pakistan to eastern Afghan province of Nangarhar on Wednesday said the Pakistani Taliban threatened them against returning to homeland.They accused... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): A large number of high school graduates appear in an entry test to join the Nangarhar Police Academy in the eastern province.More than 2000 candidates took the test, an official said.PAJHWOK/Babrak Amirzada
JALALABAD (PAN): In eastern Nangarhar, three people were wounded and hundreds of acres of farms damaged by flash floods in several parts of the provinceAhmad Zia Abdulzai, the governor‘s spokesman, said the floods destroyed crops in Dara-i-Noor... read more
NANGARHAR (PAN): A total of 104 policemen in eastern Nangarhar province awarded graduation certificates on completing a two-month training in Nangarhar Police Academy, an official said.PAJHWOK/Babrak Amirzada
JALALABAD (PAN): A destitute woman sews up a sack of wheat that she received from provincial agriculture department in eastern Nangarhar province.Donated by India, the aid is being given to around 27,000 needy families, an official said.PAJHWOK... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): Three civilians and as many attackers were killed in two coordinated assaults on the Jalalabad airport and the US-led provincial reconstruction team (PRT) compound in eastern Nangarhar province on Sunday.Also on Thursday,... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): The long-oppressed Sikhs on Wednesday began celebrating Vaisakhi, the holiest day on their religious calendar, in eastern Nangarhar province, where thousands of minority families have been forced into migration over the past three... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): Women weave rugs during a six-month training course inaugurated by the provincial Rural Rehabilitation and Development Department in Behsud district of eastern Nangarhar province. A total of 30 are being trained, an official said.... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): A total of 300 girls, who attended a three-month training course in economics and management, were awarded certificates in the eastern province of Nangarhar on Monday.Graduates from the training, sponsored by the IDEA-NEW... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): A number of University graduates take part in a test, organized by provincial Education Department for teaching posts in eastern Nangarhar province. PAJHWOK/Babrak Amirzada
JALALABAD (PAN): A cricket tournament involving eight teams, including two from the northwestern Khyber Pukhtunkhwa province of Pakistan, started in eastern Nangarhar province on Wednesday, officials said.The Afghanistan Cricket Board head for... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): A number of armed gunmen on Tuesday beheaded an abducted judge of Behsoud’s appellate court Sharifullah in eastern Nangarhar province, an official said.PAJHWOK/Babrak Amirzada
JALALABAD (PAN): One Afghan National Army (ANA) soldier was killed and six others, including two children, were injured during separate explosions in eastern Nangarhar province on Tuesday, officials said.The first blast happened in the Katakhel... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): Hundreds of refugees forced to leave Pakistan hold a protest gathering in eastern Nangarhar province.They asked government to provide them shelters.PAJHWOK/Babrak Amirzada
JALALABAD (PAN): Police seized 470 liters of alcoholic beverages and 171 kilograms of drugs during operations in eastern Nangarhar, southern Helmand and southwestern Nimroz provinces, officials said on Monday.The alcoholic beverages were... read more
JALALABA (PAN): A parliamentary team on Saturday arrived in eastern Nangarhar province to launch a probe into the case of former provincial council head, Jamal Qadir, who has been arrested by the attorney office over an arson attack. Qadir... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): Unidentified gunmen blew up a school building in the eastern Nangarhar province after overpowering the guards, an official said on Thursday.The incident took place at around 10 pm on Wednesday when armed men tied up two guards... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): Thousands of protesting university students on Tuesday, in the eastern province of Nangarhar, demanded public trial for killers of Panjwae civilians.Nearly 4,000 students of Nangarhar University staged a peaceful protest and... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): Women attend a ceremony marking the International Women's Day in eastern Nangarhar province.The gathering was arranged by the Provincial Women Affairs Department, an official said. PAJHWOK/Babrak Amirzada
JALALABAD (PAN): One militant was killed and four policemen and three civilians were wounded in separate bomb explosions on Tuesday, officials said.The first blast took place near the Pakistani Consulate in Jalalabad, the capital of eastern... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): A man was killed and a dozen others were injured in a suicide attack in Jalalabad, the capital of eastern Nangarhar province, on Monday afternoon.An official at police headquarters, Abdullah Talwar, told Pajhwok Afghan News the... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): The second lane of the Torkham-Jalalabad highway has been damaged by recent rains in eastern Nangarhar province, the public works department said on Saturday.Dualisation work on the 74-kilometre road was halted years ago due to... read more
HERAT CITY (PAN): More than four tonnes of opium, chemicals used in drug processing and alcoholic beverages were seized over the past month in western Herat province, officials said on Wednesday.The drugs weighing 4.2 tonnes were confiscated near... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): Hundreds of university students on Wednesday protested the detention of their fellows by intelligence officials in eastern Nangarhar province, calling for their immediate release.The protesting Nangarhar University students claimed... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): Traders on Wednesday claimed suffering id="mce_marker"61,780 (8,000,000 afghanis) losses as a result of a fire that gutted a market in eastern Nangarhar province, an official said.The fire broke out in the second police district of... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): Bahram Gul, a robbery accused, appears before the judge of an appellate court in eastern Nangarhar province.Gul was sentenced to 16 years in jail on the basis of evidence against him, an official said.PAJHWOK/Babrak Amirzada
JALALABAD (PAN): Policemen stand in a line during a ceremony marking the start of electricity towers' installation in eastern Nangarhar province.The installation has been carried out by the provincial power department, an official said.PAJHWOK/... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): Nine people were killed and a dozen others wounded as a result of a suicide attack in eastern Nangarhar province on Monday, officials said.The bomber detonated his explosives-laden vehicle  at the entereance to the Jalalabad... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): At least thirteen people were killed and 27 others wounded as protests over alleged burning of the Quran by US troops at the Bagram Airbase continued across Afghanistan for a third day on Thursday, officials and witnesses said.In... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): At least eight people were killed and 27 others wounded as protests over alleged burning of the Quran by US troops at the Bagram Airbase continued across Afghanistan for a second day on Wednesday, officials and witnesses said.... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): Weapons, ammunitions and explosives were handed over to the Disbandment of Illegal Armed Group (DIAG) programme in eastern Nangarhar province, officials said on Tuesday.The arms included approximately nine tonnes of explosives... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): Nangarhar Education Department head Allah Daad Ismailzai laid down the foundation stone of a school in Kaama district of eastern Nangarhar province.The two-storey building, costing $25, 7990 will be constructed with the financial... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): Amin Jan, convicted of killing a person, was sentenced to 16 years jail by Nangarhar appellate court in capital city of eastern Nangarhar province, an official said.PAJHWOK/Babrak Amirzada
JALALABAD (PAN): Two major tribes have agreed on a three-year ceasefire over a land dispute that had claimed several lives from the two sides in the eastern province of Nangarhar, an official said on Monday.Speaking at a joint conference with... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): Education Minster Dr Ghulam Farooq Wardak inaugurating a town pledged that five hundred teachers will be awarded with residential plots in this town in eastern Nangarhar province.PAJHWOK/Babrak Amirzada
JALALABAD (PAN): The Afghanistan Chamber of Commerce and Industries (ACCI) deputy head on Monday complained traders were facing multiple problems due to kidnappings and the presence of illegal armed groups in eastern Nangarhar province.Khan Jan... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): More than 1030 families that returned from to Kout and Khiwa districts received winter assistance donated by the United Nation High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in eastern Nangarhar province, Nangarhar Refugee Affairs Director... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): Illegal armed groups and individuals posed a serious threat to the security situation in eastern Nangarhar province, a senior government official warned on Thursday.Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai, the security transition commission head... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): Twenty militants joined the reconciliation process as a result of joint efforts by National Directorate of Security (NDS) officials and provincial peace council members in eastern Nangarhar province, officials said on Sunday.... read more
JALALABAD (PAN): The Jihad Council on Saturday said it would stop the payment of extortion money from traders and a display of illegal arms in eastern Nangarhar province.The vow came at a meeting of the council, chaired by MP Haji... read more
JALALABAD CITY (PAN): Dr Yusuf Niyazi, Minister of Hajj and Islamic Affairs, talks to a number of religious scholars and officials during a peace implementation-seminar in eastern Nangarhar province.PAJHWOK/ Babrak Amirzada
JALALABAD CITY (PAN): A day-long exhibition showcasing locally produced handicrafts was inaugurated in Jalalabad, the provincial capital of eastern Nangarhar province, on Sunday, officials said.Male and female handkerchiefs, shawls and other... read more
JALALABAD, Jan 10, 2012: A Pajhwok Afghan News cameraman was among seven people wounded in two back-to-back bomb explosions in the eastern province of Nangarhar on Tuesday, officials said.The blasts took place between 6am and 7am five... read more
NANGARHAR, Jan 08, 2012: More than 400 destitute families of Behsoud district received winter assistance including wheat, blankets, gas cylinders and cotton sheets donated by United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in western... read more
NANGARHAR, Jan 08, 2011: The next three years would be crucial to the fate of five Afghan generations, the Security Transition Commission chairman said on Sunday.Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai told a meeting in eastern Nangarhar province the ongoing... read more
NANGARHAR, Dec 31, 2011: Two newly-constructed blocks of the central jail in the eastern province of Nangarhar were inaugurated on Saturday, an official said.Each portion, having eight rooms and as many bathrooms, could house 150 inmates, Prison... read more
NANGARHAR, Dec 29, 2011: Four policemen were injured in two separate explosions in the eastern province of Nangarhar, bordering Pakistan's lawless tribal region of Khyber, officials said on Thursday.The first explosion took place at 9:00am when... read more
NANGARHAR, Dec 28, 2011: Newly graduated midwives take part in a graduation ceremony in eastern Nangarhar province. Twenty-six midwives completed the two-year training course organized by Nangarhar Health Department, an official said. PAJHWOK/... read more
NANGARHAR, Dec 27, 2011: The number of literate people in eastern provinces of the country is expected to reach 29,000 over the next three years, officials said on Tuesday.Recently, 5,120 people -- 2411 in Nangarhar, 1088 in Kunar, 1241 in... read more
NANGARHAR, Dec 26, 2011: Law-Supporting Coalition head Haji Zahir Qadeer honors border police commander Brig Gen. Aminullah Amarkhel in acknowledgment of his services in eastern Nangarhar province.PAJHWOK/ Babrak Amirzada
NANGARHAR, Dec 27, 2011: Border police seized nearly 20 kilograms of drugs in the eastern province of Nangarhar, bordering Pakistan's lawless tribal region of Khyber, officials said on Tuesday.The opium recovered from a car going from Laghman... read more
KABUL, Dec 22, 2011: Head of the Wadan Afghanistan Organization, Dr Sher Ali Mumand, distributes food stuff among war-affected families in eastern Nangarhar province.Nearly 537 families affected by natural disasters and war received the aid... read more
NANGARHAR, Dec 20, 2011: Funded by an inmate, a number of development projects at the central jail in eastern Nangarhar province have been completed, an official said on Tuesday.Costing $30,000 (1,470,000 afghanis), the projects included a... read more
NANGARHAR, Dec 19, 2011: Machine guns are put on display by officials before being handed to the Disbandment of Illegal Armed Group (DIAG) programme officials in eastern Nangarhar province.Up to 28 machine guns were handed over to the DIAG, an... read more
NANGARHAR, Dec 17, 2011: A thousand kilograms of raw hashish were seized by counternarcotics police during an operation in eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Saturday.The operation was conducted in Achin district, where 26 sacks of... read more
LAGHMAN, Dec 08, 2011: The residents of eastern Laghman province are dissatisfied with their MPs’ performance over the past one year.They say the MPs have neither contacted their constituents since the election nor honored the promises they... read more
NANGARHAR, Dec 06, 2011: A special attorney office is being established in eastern Nangarhar province to combat violence against women, a human rights official said on Tuesday.The move is aimed at dealing with cases related to violence against... read more
NANGARHAR, Nov 29, 2011: Two insurgents were killed and an Al Qaeda facilitator detained along with another suspect during an operation by Afghan and International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) troops in the eastern province of Nangarhar,... read more
NANGARHAR, Nov 28, 2011: The Pakistani check-posts struck by International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) helicopters three days ago were built on Afghanistan soil, residents and official said on Monday.At least 24 soldiers were killed and 13... read more
NANGARHAR, Nov 23, 2011: The absence of a civilian airport and lack of electricity supply posed the main hurdles to progress in eastern Nangarhar province, Governor Gul Agha Sherzai said on Wednesday.Addressing a gathering, jointly organized by... read more
NANGARHAR, Nov 20, 2011: Some residents of the eastern province of Nimroz accuse their MPs of failing to keep their promises.Some Nangarhar residents claim their MPs have done nothing for the past one year.The MPs promised to pave the roads,... read more
NANGARHAR, Nov 15, 2011: Weapons displayed are being handed over to the Disbandment of Illegal Armed Group (DIAG) programme by security officials in eastern Nangarhar province. The weapons, belonged to residents, were confiscated by security... read more
NANGARHAR, Nov 14, 2011: An explosion on Monday rocked Jalalabad, the capital of eastern Nangarhar province, inflicting no casualties, officials said.The blast took place in a garbage area near the EidgahMosque, the governor’s spokesman, Ahmad... read more
LAGHMAN, Nov 12, 2011: At least seven civilians were killed when their vehicle struck a roadside bomb in eastern Laghman province, officials said on Saturday.  The explosion took place in the Badyabad area on the outskirts of Mehtarlam,... read more
NANGARHAR, Oct 29, 2011: An operation has been launched against gunmen of a tribe after they attacked security forces in the Achin district of eastern Nangarhar province, officials said on Saturday.Over the past two years, two sub-tribes of the... read more
NANGARHAR, Oct 28, 2011: Four people, including a two years old child, were killed while four others injured in a bomb blast in the Khogyani district of eastern Nangarhar province on Friday, officials said.The incident took place when a private... read more
NANGARHAR, Oct 25, 2011: The governor of eastern Nangarhar province on Tuesday ordered security officials to take stern action against two tribes engaged in an armed conflict over a state-owned desert.Speaking at a gathering in Jalalabad, the... read more
NANGARHAR, Oct 23, 2011: Health official said an anti-polio campaign was underway in eastern provinces, where two positive cases have been found this year.The cases had surfaced in Kunar and Nangarhar provinces. The two infected children belonged to... read more
NANGARHAR, Oct 23, 2011: The poultry industry in eastern provinces would collapse if its problems were not resolved and imports from Pakistan not stopped, members of the poultry farm owners' association warned on Sunday.With 1,200 farm owners... read more
NANGARHAR, Oct 20, 2011: Six employees of a local bank on Thursday sentenced to five years in jail and an amount of cash on the charges of embezzling two million Afghanis in eastern Nangarhar province, an official saidPAJHWOK/ Babrak Amirzada
NANGARHAR, Oct 19, 2011: Seven people were injured during an overnight clash between two illegal armed groups in Jalalabad, the capital of eastern Nangarhar province, police and residents said on Wednesday.The gunbattle took place in the Ghalji... read more
NANGARHAR, Oct 18, 2011: Border police seized one tonne of drugs after an hour-long exchange of fire with smugglers in the Pachir Agam district of eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Tuesday. The hashish was seized in the Kung... read more
NANGARHAR, Oct 16, 2011: The Taliban have banned the movement of people at night in Batikot district of eastern Nangarhar province, warning residents against helping the government.In letters fixed to walls of houses, schools and mosques on... read more
NANGARHAR, Oct 16, 2011: Suspected militants stormed two girls' schools in the Batikot district of eastern Nangarhar province, destroying one and partially damaging the other, officials said on Sunday.The schools were set on fire in Chahardi... read more
NANGARHAR, Oct 12, 2011: Up to 26 tonnes of narcotics were set on fire in public in eastern Nangarhar province on Wednesday, officials said.The drugs were torched at a ceremony attended by deputy interior minister for counternarcotics, Lt. Gen... read more
NANGARHAR, Oct 08, 2011: Seventy nine sacks of hashish of drug traffickers have been seized on Saturday during operation conducted by Nangarhar Border Police in Bungozar area of Haske Meene district in eastern Nangarhar province, Brig. Gen.... read more
NANGARHAR, Oct 06, 2011: Hundreds of Nangarhar University students on Thursday asked foreign troops to release four students, who were detained on the charges of having links to Taliban and Al-Qaida, during a protest demonstration in eastern... read more
NANGARHAR, Oct 03, 2011: In total, 200 girls from Nangarhar, Kunar and eastern Laghman province received their graduation certificates after completing six-month English, computer and management training courses in eastern Nangarhar province on... read more
NANGARHAR, Oct 03, 2011:  31 out of 3368 businessmen are nominated for the election of 19-member board of directors of Afghanistan Chamber of Commerce and Industries in eastern Nangarhar province, Eng. Qasim Yusufi, Head of Afghanistan Chamber... read more
NANGARHAR: More than 781 thousand U-5 children will receive polio drops during a three-day anti-polio vaccination drive that have begun in the eastern Nangarhar, Kunar, Laghman and Nuristan provinces, an official said.PAJHWOK/ Babrak Amirzada
NANGARHAR, Sept 08, 2011: NATO-led troops detained three civilian during a search operation in Jalalabad, the capital of eastern Nangarhar province, residents claimed on Thursday.About 100 International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) soldiers... read more
NANGARHAR, Sept 07, 2011: Educational officials of the eastern Kunar, Nangarhar and Laghman provinces during the opening ceremony of new academic-year told Pajhwok Afghan News that 651 of 1500 schools have no buildings for their students on... read more
NANGARHAR, Sept 05, 2011: Tribal elders and religious leaders on Monday strongly condemned the killing of a former Guantanamo Bay detainee, Sabar Lal, by foreign troops in eastern Nangarhar province.Former Jihadi commander Sabar Lal, a... read more
NANGARHAR, Sep 03, 2011: US troops shot dead a former Jihadicommander, who was released three years ago after spending six years in the notorious US detenction centre of Guantanamo Bay , Cuba, officials and relatives said on Saturday.Sabar... read more
NANGARHAR, August 27, 2011: Forty-one prisoners were released and jail terms of 120 others reduced in eastern Nangarhar province, officials said on Saturday.The release and remissions are based on a presidential decree on the eve of Eidul Fitr... read more
NANGARHAR, August 23, 2011: Security officials display eighty five Kalashnikovs and over five thousand rounds of ammunition loaded in a truck that were seized in the Bathi Kot district of the eastern province of Nangarhar, Captain Khudaidad,... read more
NANGARHAR, August 21, 2011: In total, 180 war-affected families in the eastern provinces of Nangarhar and Kunar, who lost loved ones in international airstrikes and battles, received aid from WADAN, an Afghan welfare and development association,... read more
NANGARHAR, August 20, 2011: A pilotless aircraft of the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) has crashed in eastern Afghanistan due to a technical failure, the alliance said on Saturday. PAJHWOK/ Babrak Amirzada
NANGARHAR, August 19, 2011: Afghanistan's 92nd Independence Day was celebrated with fervour in eastern Nangarhar province, where a floral wreath was placed at the grave of Ghazi Amanullah Khan on Friday. In the absence of Governor Gul Agha... read more
NANGARHAR, August 20, 2011:  A National Directorate of Security (NDS) officer was killed and four others wounded in a remote-controlled bomb explosion in the eastern province of Nangarhar on Saturday, officials said. The NDS officer was... read more
NANGARHAR, August 10, 2011: Protestors of the Shinwari tribe have blocked the Torkham-Jalalabad Highway in protest over a land dispute with Kuchis in the Bahti Kot district of eastern Nangarhar province, officials said on Wednesday. The clash... read more
NANGARHAR, August 06, 2011: Government officials and residents of Nangarhar said on Saturday that they were unhappy with the hajj quota for the eastern province. A delegation from the Ministry of Hajj held a lottery to select 1,520 people from... read more
NANGARHAR, August 03, 2011: Residents of the Behsood district chant slogans during a protest demonstration in eastern Nangarhar province. Protestors asked government to stop distributing land in Qasim Abad town. Demonstrators blocked the Kunar-... read more
NANGARHAR, August 01, 2011: Media House of Nangarhar (MHN) on Monday condemned the killing of Pajhwok Afghan News reporter Ahmad Omaid Khpalwak during last week's attacks on government buildings in central Uruzgan province. At least 21... read more
NANGARHAR, July 26, 2011: Twenty tractors worth $0.4 million have been distributed among 20 cooperative farmers in the Behsood and Kaama districts by Ministries of Agriculture, Rural Rehabilitation and Development, and Disbandment of Illegal Armed... read more
NANGARHAR, July 25, 2011: A land distribution program in the Qasim Abad town of the Behsood district of the eastern province of Nangarhar has resumed Monday after being interrupted by land-grabbers. The town consists of 5400 residential plots, an... read more
NANGARHAR, July 24, 2011: An international cricket stadium in the eastern province of Nangarhar has been inaugurated by Dr Omar Zakhilwal, Minsiter of Finance and head of the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB), and Nangarhar governor Gul Agha Shirzai... read more
NANGARHAR, July 20, 2011: Reconstruction projects, costing $100 million (4,735million afghanis) will be implemented in Afghanistan for 5.6 million repatriating families, the United Nations refugee agency announced on Wednesday. UNHCR regional... read more
LAGHMAN, July 19, 2011: Security responsibility for Mehtarlam, the capital of eastern Laghman province, was handed over to Afghan forces on Tuesday, officials said. A ceremony marking the security transfer was held at the governor's house in... read more
NANGARHAR, July 18, 2011: Thirteen insurgents and two school guards were killed during an airstrike on a school building in eastern Afghanistan, an official said Monday. The International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) strike targeted the... read more
NANGARHAR, July 17, 2011: In total, 12 Taliban fighters have been killed and heavy number of weapons and ammunition seized during joint operation of coalition forces and Afghan National Army (ANA) in Vekhiwi district of eastern Nangarhar province.... read more
NANGARHAR, July 14, 2011: In total, 200 sergeants graduated after completing 14 weeks of professional training from the eastern police zone’s Educational Center in eastern Nangarhar province on Thursday, according to Col. Maffad Khan Rahamzai... read more
NANGARHAR, July 11, 2011: A number women among protesters take part in a protest demonstration against the recent cross-border artillery shelling by Pakistani police in eastern Nangarhar province on Monday. They strongly condemned the... read more
NANAGARHAR, July 03, 2011: A 30-member delegation of the Nangarhar Education Department signed an agreement with the Sepai and Alisherkhel tribes during a visit to the Acheen and Spin Ghar districts of eastern Nangarhar province. The rival tribes,... read more
NANGARHAR, July 03, 2011: Hundreds of tribal elders from different provinces proclaimed their full support for eastern zone border police commander Brig. Gen. Aminullah Amarkhel in eastern Nangarhar province on Sunday. Amarkhel was awarded a... read more
NANGARHAR, June 27, 2011: The newly constructed building for Khogyani district has been inaugurated in eastern Nangarhar province on Monday. The building for the district was constructed with the financial support of Provincial Reconstruction Team... read more
NANGARHAR, June 27, 2011: Brig. Gen. Aminullah Amarkhel, border police commander in eastern Nangarhar province, talks to Pajhwok Afghan News in an exclusive interview in Nangarhar on Monday. Around 20 civilians have been killed and wounded in... read more
NANGARHAR, June 27, 2011: A newly-constructed primary school was inaugurated Monday in the Khogyani district of eastern Nangarhar province on Monday. The $92,000 project was funded by UNICEF. PAJHWOK/ Babrak Amirzada 
NANGARHAR, May 30, 2011: Orphans received monetary assistance from officials of a Saudi charity in eastern Nangarhar province on Monday. Up to 1100 students are being given the assistance at four children rehabilitation centres, an official said.... read more
Nangarhar, May 27 , 2011: Nine civilians were wounded when an explosives-rigged bicycle exploded in the capital city of eastern Nangarhar province on Friday, an official said. The remote-controlled blast happened while a police pick-up was... read more
NANGARHAR, May 19, 2011: Works on Afghan National Army (ANA)’s garrison building executed to the cost of $3.7 million with the financial support of US in eastern Nangarhar province on Thursday, an official said PAJHWOK/ Babrak Amirzada
NANGARHAR, May 18, 2011: Thirteen people were killed and 21 others wounded when a suicide attacker rammed his explosives-packed car into a bus carrying police cadets in Jalalabad city, the capital of eastern Nangarhar province, on Wednesday,... read more
[video:http://blip.tv/file/5074255] JALALABAD 27 Apr, 2011 : Eight shops were burnt in a blaze caused by an explosion inside a fuel tanker in the eastern province of Nangarhar on Wednesday, officials said. The fire erupted at 7:30am when a fuel... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/5061187] NANGARHAR, April 23, 2011: The Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock disbursed loans worth $1.3 million (59.28 afghanis) to growers and a factory in the eastern province of Nangarhar, officials... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/5057662]   NANGARHAR, April 21, 2011: In total 200 students of Muman Dara district, cross the Afghan-Pak Torkham border in order to study in Pakistani schools daily. We do not have proper education system in our... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/5049742] NANGARHAR, April 21, 2011: Three policemen were killed during a bomb explosion in the eastern province of Nangarhar on Thursday, officials said. Another six Police Academy trainers were wounded when the... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/5045664] NANGARHAR, April 19, 2011: Da Afghanistan Bank officials set blazed more than 216 million expired Afghanis in western Herat province. PAJHWOK/ Babrak Amirzada
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/5045582] NANGARHAR, April 20, 2011: A vehicle-borne suicide bomber struck a convoy of NATO-led forces on the busy Jalalabad-Torkham highway in the eastern province of Nangarhar on Wednesday, an official said. The... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/5035084] NANGARHAR, April 17, 2011: As a result of a blast in front of a CD shop 10 people sustained injuries in eastern Nangarhar province on Sunday. PAJHWOK/ Babrak Amirzada
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/5028196] NANGARHAR, April 16, 2011: Five foreign troops and four Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers were killed during a suicide attack in the eastern province of Laghman on Saturday, officials said. The bomber... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/5017717]   NANGARHAR, April 13, 2011: Sikh people have visited their worship place as a number of government officials also participated in their religious Wesak ceremony in eastern Nangarhar province on Wednesday... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/5012601] NANGARHAR, April 12, 2011: Sikh community celebrated the first day of a religious festival called Jashn-i-Wisak in eastern Nangarhar province on Tuesday. PAJHWOK/ Babrak Amirzada
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/5008632]   NANGARHAR, April. 12, 2011: the works of 37 canal irrigation system have been executed by United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in Ghani Khail district of eastern Nangarhar province.... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/5003088]   NANGARHAR, April. 10, 2011: Up to 9195 government employees have been passed through the reform process of the Independent Administrative Reform and Civil Service Commission (IARCSC), since March.21, 2010... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4988021]   NANGARHAR, Apr 6, 2011: Hundreds of protesters from eastern Laghman province blocked the Kabul-Jalalabad highway and set light to an effigy of a US pastor who burned the holy Quran on March 20 in Florida... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4983941] NANGARHAR, Apr 6, 2011: Seven Taliban fighters were killed in a clash with security forces after the insurgents launched an attack on an airport in eastern Nangarhar province on Wednesday, officials said.... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4978801] NANGARHAR, Apr 4, 2011: Thousands people of Sheenwari and Mumand tribes staged protest demonstration against a US pastor, who burned a copy of the holy Quran on March 20 in a small Florida church, in eastern... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4978304]   NANGARHAR, Apr 4, 2011: Thousands of residents from Sheenwari and Mumand tribes on Monday staged protest demonstration against a US pastor, who burned a copy of the holy Quran March 20 in a small Florida... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4977805] NANGARHAR, Apr 3, 2011: University students protest against the Quran burning incident in the US in eastern Nangarhar province on Sunday.  Violent demonstrations against the burning entered the third... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4956772]   NANGARHAR, Mar 30, 2011: Governors, chief polices and heads of National Directory for Security (NDS) of 7 provinces participated in a security conference held at the Selab military corps’... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4946992]   NANGARHAR, Mar 28, 2011: Nearly 1000 poets and poetry lovers participated in 50th anniversary of the Narunj-Gul traditional poetry session in Jalalabad, the provincial capital of eastern Nangarhar... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4938601]   NANGARHAR, Mar 26, 2011: Two children were killed and a third was wounded when a bomb attached to a container went off in eastern Nangarhar province on Friday, an official. The blast took place in Banga... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4926822] NANGARHAR, Mar 24, 2011: A campaign to support Japan's earthquake and Tsunami victims has been launched by Nangarhar Red Crescent department in eastern Nangarhar province on Thursday. The campaign will... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4926375] KABUL, Mar 24, 2011: Totally 4291 people are infected to Tuberculosis in eastern provinces this year, said officials of ; Nangarhar Public-Health department on the occasion of marking World Tuberculosis Day in... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4921290] NANGARHAR, Mar 21, 2011: Farmer Day has been marked with the participation of Gul Agha Shirzai, Governor for Nangarhar province and other officials in eastern Nangarhar province on Monday. Numbers of projects... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4921285] NANGARHAR, Mar 21, 2011: Thousands of residents and Nangarhar local officials raised the flag to celebrate New Year in eastern Nangarhar province on Monday. PAJHWOK/ Babrak Amirzada
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4905721]   NANGARHAR, Mar 18, 2011: 56 bags containing more than 2 tons hashish have been seized in Pachir Agam district of eastern Nangarhar province on Friday, said Brigadier Gen. Ameenullah Amar Khail, Commander... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4891951] NANGARHAR, Mar 16, 2011: Nearly 415 various types of weapons have been seized by Nangarhar police in Samar Khail checkpoint in Behsood district of eastern Nangarhar province on Wednesday. The smugglers were... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4891417]   NANGARHAR, Mar 15, 2011: A school principal was killed on Tuesday in a blast in the eastern province of Nangarhar, officials said. The incident took place at around 8:30am inside a high school building... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4890906]   NANGARHAR, Mar 15, 2011: The former head and current member of the provincial council, Moalim Malang, was killed on Tuesday in a roadside bombing in the eastern province of Laghman, officials said. The... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4886697]   NANGARHAR, Mar 15, 2011: A bomb exploded inside a music shop in the eastern province of Nangarhar on Tuesday, causing no casualties, officials said. The blast near the Mastufiat square in Qasaba area of... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4881907] NANGARHAR, Mar 13, 2011: 2 civilians have been killed by American troops in Zareen Abad area of eastern Nangarhar province on Sunday.PAJHWOK/Babrak Amirzada
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4881894] NANGARHAR, Mar 13, 2011: Governor for eastern Nangarhar province, Gul Agha Shirzai, claimed in an exclusive interview with Pajhwok Afghan News that the construction works of Kabul-Jalalabad and Jalalabadi-Torkham... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4881835]   NANGARHAR, Mar 14, 2011: Totally thirty girls have been graduated from six-month carpet weaving course in Hazar Naw village of eastern Nangarhar province on Monday. The project was underway by Rural... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4881765] JALALABAD, Mar 13, 2011: Public Health Direct, Dr. Baaz Muhammad Shezad, officially launched three-day polio vaccination campaignin eastern Nangarhar province on Sunday. He launched three-day anti polio campaign... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4875356] BALKH, Mar 12, 2011: Only two oil refining machine called Jwaz are available in northern Balkh province, residents say. PAJHWOK/ Zameer Saar
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4866687]   Nangarhar, Mar 10, 2011: A civilian was injured and a vehicle of international troops damaged in a suicide attack in the eastern province of Nangarhar, officials said on Thursday. The suicide bomber... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4866417]   NANGARHAR, Mar 09, 2011: The mausoleum of former Afghan ruler King Amanullah Khan and his family members in eastern Nangarhar province is on the verge to collapse and needs to be reconstructed, culturists... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4862167] JALALABAD, Mar 08, 2011: President Hamid Karzai pardoned 62 prisoners while another 58 of Nangarhar central jail had their sentences reduced on the occasion of the Prophet Mohammad’s birthday . PAJHWOK/... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4862160] JALALABAD, Mar 08, 2011: President Hamid Karzai pardoned 62 prisoners while another 58 of Nangarhar central jail had their sentences reduced on the occasion of the Prophet Mohammad’s birthday . PAJHWOK/... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4861950] NANGARHAR, Mar 8, 2011: Totally 75 cases of women violation have been registered over the last one year, said Aneesa Imrani, head of Nangarhar women affairs, on the occasion of International Woman Day in eastern... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4861950] NANGARHAR, Mar 8, 2011: Totally 75 cases of women violation have been registered over the last one year, said Aneesa Imrani, head of Nangarhar women affairs, on the occasion of International Woman Day in eastern... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4852591] NANGARHAR, Mar 07, 2011: A number of religious students were chanting slogans during protest against coalition forces in eastern Nangarhar province on Monday. More than six hundred students of Najmul-Madaris... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4852558]   NANGARHAR, Mar 7, 2011: Two people were killed and 20 others wounded in two back-to-back explosions in Jalalabad city, the capital of eastern Nangarhar province, on Monday, the governor's spokesman... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4852472] NANGARHAR, Mar 5, 2011: New Hamza Baba library has been inaugurated in Kaama district of eastern Nangarhar provicne on Saturday. PAJHWOK/ Babrak Amirzada
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4852404] NANGARHAR, Mar 6, 2011: Baadpukh, fresh district for eastern Laghman has been established with the special order of President Hamid Karzai in Laghman province, said Muhammad Iqbal Azizi, Governor for eastern... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4852341] BALKH, Mar 7, 2011: Numbers of female bangle sellers face enormous problems in northern Balkh province. The municipality has not been particularized precise market for them, bangle sellers said. PAJHWOK/... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4852327] BALKH, Mar 7, 2011: Parwaz Theater has been launched two-day exhibition with the support of Quetta institute in Mazar-i-Sharif, provincial capital of northern Balkh province on Sunday. Numbers of governmental... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4852274] NANGARHAR, Mar 6, 2011: 15 armed offensives laid down their weapons and joined Peace Process in Ali Shung district of eastern Laghman province on Sunday. These offensives were being fought against government... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4852176] KABUL,Mar, 06, 2011: Protesters holded banners during a protest rally against US government's plan of establishing permanent military bases in Afghanistan in the capital city on Sunday. They said US... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4848350]   NANGARHAR, Mar 3, 2011: Pakistani security forces, using heavy weapons and artillery, violated Afghanistan's eastern border for a dozen times in a month, a senior official said on Thursday. Border... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4845788]   NANGARHAR, Mar 2, 2011: A vote recount began on Wednesday in eastern Nangarhar province after complaints of massive rigging in last year's parliamentary elections, an official said. A special... read more
  [video: http://blip.tv/file/4832380] NANGARHAR, Mar 1, 2011: Plots of land were distributed among the families of martyred and disabled, according to the article 110 of ;the Constitution and under order of the governor of Nangarhar on... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4815726]   NANGARHAR, Feb 24, 2011: Wolesi Jirga members from eastern Nangarhar province warned on Thursday of a protest movement if the incumbent governor did not step down. But a spokesman for Governor Gul Agha... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4802466] NANGARHAR, Feb 21, 2011: An airstrike by NATO-led forces killed an Afghan army soldier along with five family members in the Khogyani district of eastern Nangarhar province, officials and relatives said on Monday... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4793447] NANGARHAR, Feb 20, 2011: The only surviving suicide attacker said on Sunday that he was told to kill everyone inside Kabul Bank's branch in Jalalabad. On Saturday, five suicide bombers stormed the bank in... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4789531] NANGARHAR, Feb 19, 2011:The toll from Saturday's attack on Kabul Bank's branch in the eastern city of Jalalabad has risen to 40 dead and 73 injured, an official said on Sunday. Bodies and injured people... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4786306] The U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan, Karl W. Eikenberry, visited eastern Laghman province and met with the Governor and representatives from the Ministries of Agriculture and Counter-Narcotics. They also... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4758921] NANGARHAR, Feb 13, 2011: Dr. Farooq Wardak, Minister of Education, Dr Omar Zakhailwal, Minister of Finance, along with Gul Agha Shirzai, Governor of Nangarhar, laid the foundation of a Madrassa and two Afghan-... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4758881] NANGARHAR, Feb 10, 2011: Around 50 bags containing about 2000 kg of hashish was seized by border police during an operation in the Pachir Agam district of eastern Nangarhar province. Brigadier Gen. Ameenullah... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4737591] NANGARHAR, Feb 08, 2011: Four people were injured when a bomb-rigged motorcycle exploded near their vehicle in the eastern provinceof Nangarhar on Tuesday, an official said. The blast took place in Abdul Haq... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4737538] An Afghan employee of the Indian consulate in eastern Nangarhar province has managed to escape from his abductors after spending two days in captivity, a senior official said on Tuesday. Abdul Wodud was... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4737458] JALALABAD, Feb 07, 2011: Thousands of residents of eastern Nangarhar province attended funeral prayers of a former Taliban commander Malim Awul Gul in eastern Nangarhar province. Gul died while in prison at the... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4728962]   NANGARHAR, Feb 06, 2011: The First Zone border police seized around 50 bags containing 2000 kg of hashish in the Wuch Bunder area of Achin district in eastern Nangarhar province on Sunday. The hashish... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4725740] NANGARHAR, Feb 03, 2011: Residents of Sararud district of eastern Nangarhar province shifted the dead body of a girl after she was found burnt to death in a residential in area. PAJHWOK/ Babrak Amirzada.
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4712758]   NANGARHAR, Feb 2, 2011: Four Taliban fighters, planting bombs on the Kabul-Nangarhar Highway, were killed in a joint operation by Afghan and foreign soldiers, the Laghman governor said on Tuesday. The... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4712747] NANGARHAR, Feb 2, 2011: Nearly 46 different sort of weapons from Achin, Nazyan and Khogyani districts were delivered to the Disbandment of Illegal Armed Groups (DIAG) program on Wednesday, said Ali Shah Paktiawal... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4700012] NANGARHAR, Jan 30, 2011: As a result of blast on border police next to Nangarhar-Kabul station, four policemen and two civilians have been injured in eastern Nangarhar province on Sunday. PAJWHOK/ Babrak Amirzada...
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4697081]   NANGARHAR, Jan 27, 2011: An Afghan soldier was injured in a roadside bombing in the eastern province of Nangarhar, officials said on Thursday. The explosion took place at 12pm, when a vehicle of the... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4687744]   NANGARHAR, Jan 26, 2011: While planting a bomb on the Torkham-Jalalabad highway, three militants were killed and eleven suspects were arrested with explosives. PAJHWOK/ Babrak Amirzada
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4674614]   NANGARHAR, Jan 24, 2011: A bomb exploded inside a music shop in eastern Nangarhar province on Monday, causing no casualties, an official said. The blast near the grain market in Jalalabad, the provincial... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4627594] NANGARHAR, Jan 13, 2011: An explosion in eastern Nangarhar province killed a person, took place next to a video cassettes shop on Thursday. Explosive materials were placed in a small package as he... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4622723] NANGARHAR, Jan 10, 2011: Shayiq Media Network's office building has been destroyed in bomb blasts in Chaparhar district of eastern Nangarhar province. The three back-to-back explosions Sunday night left two... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4598755] NANGARHAR, Jan 6, 2011: Security officials detained three armed drug dealers along with 18kg drugs after heavy clash in eastern Nangarhar province, said Brig. General Aminullah Amar Khail, commander of first zone... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4518283] NANGARHAR, Dec 15, 2010: We have intelligence in the government to alert us to the movements of Afghan and foreign troops, said Taliban commander Mullah Jahid in Khgyani district of eastern Nangarhar province in... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4486719] NANGARHAR, Dec 8, 2010: Disbandment of Illegal Armed Groups (DIAG) programme, distributed ten functioning tractors among cooperative farmers in Koot district of eastern Nangarhar province. PAJHWOK/ Babrak... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4473336] Laghman, Dec 5, 2010: Security officials detained four rebels in eastern Laghman province. they intended to commit suicide attacks in the province. PAJHWOK/ Babrak Amirzada.
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4457250]  NANGARHAR, Dec 1,2010: NATO supply truck, which destroyed after colliding with a car on ring road in the eastern province of Nangarhar Wednesday morning.Five people including two drivers and were seriously... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4435746] NANGARHAR, Nov 25, 2010: Numbers of various weapons deliver to Disbandment of Illegal Armed Groups (DIAG) programme in eastern Nangarhar province. PAJHWOK/ Babrak Amirzada.
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4428260] NANGARHAR, Nov 24, 2010: Twenty development schemes has been launched along with ten other schemes were executed in eastern Nangarhar province. These projects will cover Khogyani, Shirzad, Pachir Agam, Chaparhar... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4428196] NANGARHAR, Nov 23, 2010: A suicide bomber detonated his explosives-packed motorcycle near a convoy of foreign troops on Tuesday, but caused no casualties in the eastern province of Nangarhar, officials said. The... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4423594] NANGARHAR, Nov 23, 2010: Ali Shah Paktiawal, former head of Criminal Investigation Department (CID), has newly conducted as chief police of eastern Nangarhar province and he has received warm welcome by people... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4407254] NANGARHAR, Nov 14, 2010: Two civilians were killed and seven others, including an Afghan soldier, injured in a blast on Sunday in the eastern province of Nangarhar, an official said. PAJHWOK/ Babrak Amirzada.
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4379534] NANGARHAR, Nov 14, 2010: Unknown armed men sit burned 14 NATO troops fuel supply tankers in Bahsood district of eastern Nangarhar province late night on Saturday. PAJHWOK/ Babrak Amirzada
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4379177] NANGARHAR, Nov 13, 2010: Eight attackers were killed on Saturday when they stormed a US military base at the Jalalabad airport in the eastern province of Nangarhar, bordering Pakistan's northwestern tribal... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4379096] NANGARHAR, Nov 10, 2010: Ten people were injured when a blast tore through a shop selling music and film CDs and DVDs on Wednesday in Jalalabad city, the capital of eastern Nangarhar province, witnesses and... read more
[Video:http://blip.tv/file/4318493]     Seven tonnes of expired medicines were set on fire in eastern Nangarhar province on Sunday. PAJHWOK/ Babrak Amirzada
[video:http://blip.tv/file/4295965]       JALALABAD, Oct 25, 2010: Police in eastern Nangarhar province delivers illegal weapons to officials of the Disarmament of Illegal Armed Groups (DIAG). PAJHWOK/Babrak Amirzada
[video:http://blip.tv/file/4291070]   NANGARAHAR, Oct21, 2010: A tanker supplying fuel for NATO- led coalition forces was blown up in the capital of eastern Nangrahar province on Wednesday. The incident took place near Saracha Bridge of... read more
[video:http://blip.tv/file/4290965]   JALALABAD, Oct,20,2010:  Journalists, friends, relatives and government officials from eastern provinces attend the death anniversary of slain journalist Janullah Hashimzada in eastern... read more
[video:http://blip.tv/file/4265401]       NANGARHAR,18,Oct,2010(PAN)After three month studies, on 18th October, 12 students of Islamic studies and Law Faculties received their graduation certificates. These student s including... read more
  [video:http://blip.tv/file/4265329]   NANGARHAR,18,Oct,2010 (PAN)during vehicles search, Anti narcotics police of Ningarhar seized nine kilograms of opium along with two smugglers in a car.PAJHWOK/Babrak Amirzada
[video:http://blip.tv/file/4240001] NANGARHAR,13,Oct,2010(PAN) Two days workshop was organized in head office of tribes to train twenty one district elders in Statistics 
[video:http://blip.tv/file/4234502]   NANGARHAR,Oct,11,2010(PAN) Female Cricket training has started in Shirzai Stadium in Jalalabad City.PAJHWOK/Babrak Amirzada
[video:http://blip.tv/file/4206186] NANGARHAR, Oct. 5, 2010 (PAN): Exam held by the ministry of Education from the Teachers. PAJHWOK/Babrak Amirzada
[video:http://blip.tv/file/4200991]   JALALABAD, Oct 03, 2010(PAN) Governer of Jalalabad Gul Agha Sherzai pours the drops of anti-polio vaccination into the mouth of a child. PAJHWOK/Babrak Amirzada
[video:http://blip.tv/file/4167644] MEHTARLAM, Sept 25, 2010: Protesters block a road with stones during a protest against NATO forces for what they said killing civilians during an airstrike in the Alishang district of eastern Laghman province on... read more
[video:http://blip.tv/file/4156965] NANGARHAR,2010-09-23,Two Bomb blasts destroyed a number of shops and injured 19 civilians including the security officer. PAJHWOK/Babrak Amirzada
[video:http://blip.tv/file/4156965] NANGARHAR,2010-09-23,Two Bomb blasts destroyed a number of shops and injured 19 civilians including the security officer. PAJHWOK/Babrak Amirzada

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