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    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.

    Security and Crime

    8 bombers eliminated in Kapisa: Governor

    MAHMUD RAQI (PAN): Eight suicide attackers and a soldier were killed in a fierce clash with security personnel in the Tagab district of central Kapisa province on Monday morning, officials said.

    Security and Crime

    French combat mission in Afghanistan ends

    KABUL/MAHMOOD RAQI (PAN): The French combat mission in Afghanistan came to an end with the pullout of the last batch of soldiers from eastern Kapisa province on Tuesday, an official said.


    Russia, France funding dam’s reconstruction

    MAHMOOD RAQI (PAN): France and Russia are funding the rehabilitation of a hydroelectric power dam in the Sarobi district of central Kabul province, the water and energy minister announced on Monday.

    Security and Crime

    5 police dead in Kapisa suicide attack

    MAHMOOD RAQI (PAN): Six people were killed and 19 others injured in a suicide attack in the Tagab district of central Kapisa province on Monday, officials said.