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    Taliban accused of torching civilian houses

    MAHMUD RAQI (Pajhwok): Officials and residents on Tuesday alleged a number of Pakistani Taliban had torched scores of houses in the Alasai district of central Kapisa province, leaving one woman dead and two children wounded.  

    Accidents & Disasters

    6 injured as speedy car overturns in Kapisa

    MAHMOOD RAQI (Pajhwok): Six persons were injured on Sunday when a speedy car overturned in the Tagab district of central Kapisa province, an official said.

    Security and Crime

    Tagab district police chief dies in ambush

    MAHMOOD RAQI (Pajhwok): The acting police chief for Tagab district of central Kapisa province died during an overnight attack, an official said on Monday.

    Security and Crime

    ALP deployed to ensure runoff vote security

    MAHMOD RAQI (Pajhwok): At least one hundred Afghan Local Police (ALP) members have been deployed to ensure security for the second round of presidential election in Ala-Sayee district of central Kapisa province, an official said Wednesday.

    Security and Crime,Education

    Tagab militants bar girls from school

    MAHMUD RAQI (Pajhwok): Residents of the Tagab district in central Kapisa province say Taliban insurgents have not been allowing girls to attend school.


    6 people die of dog bite in Kapisa

    MAHMOOD RAQI (Pajhwok): Stray dogs have bitten nearly 150 people during the past two months and six of them have died of rabies in central Kapisa province, residents said on Saturday.


    Most country’s varsities donated books

    MAHMOOD RAQI (Pajhwok): Bayat Foundation--- a charity organization--- has donated 27,000 academic books to 16 government universities in parts of the country as part of its sustained assistance to higher education institutions.


    Thousands in Kapisa vow to support Hilal

    MAHMUD RAQI (Pajhwok): Thousands of people on Monday in northeastern Kapisa province announced support for presidential contender Qutbuddin Hilal.


    Kapisa luminous stone mining to resume


    MAHMOOD RAQI (Pajhwok): Extraction work on a luminous stone mine in central Kapisa province, suspended due to cold weather, will start in the near future, officials say.

    Security and Crime

    Explosion jolts Tagab dist office complex

    MAHMUD RAQI (PAN): A bomb jolted the Tagab district headquarters in central Kapisa province before Tuesday noon, officials and witnesses said.