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JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Haji Zahir Qadeer, lawmaker from eastern Nangarhar province, has rejected reports that he wants to raise his private militias to battle the insurgency. Speaking to journalists on Tuesday night in Jalalabad, the provincial... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok):  A suicide bomber blew himself up in front of Kabul Bank, leaving 34 persons dead and 108 others injured in Jalalabad City, the capital of eastern Nangarhar province, on Saturday morning, a doctor at the... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): A number of enraged protesters took to the streets in Jalalabad, the capital of eastern Nangarhar province, and demanded the government to award exemplary punishment to those involved in the gruesome killing of Farkhanda... read more
ZARANJ/ JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Police in southwestern Nimroz on Thursday claimed foiling a big smuggling bid by recovering 250 kg heroin to Iran and detained two alleged smugglers. The illicit substances were recovered from the oil tanker at... read more
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Police in eastern Nangarhar province claimed arresting two alleged smugglers and seizing heavy and light weapons being smuggled to capital Kabul, an official said Sunday. The weapons were recovered from a car at the... read more
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): 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
[video:] 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


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