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    Education

    Kandahar students no more without books: official

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Primary schoolchildren have been without text books in southern Kandahar province over the past six years, a problem now stands resolved, an official said on Monday.



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    Police chief denies district’s fall to Taliban

    QALAT (Pajhwok): Rejecting the Taliban claim of capturing the Nawbahar district of southern Zabul province, a top security official on Friday said a full-blown offensive was underway to uproot rebels from the area.



    Culture

    18th century Kandahar mosque being repaired

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): The Kandahar Municipality announced on Thursday repairing the historic Mullah Shal Mosque of the 18th century that was damaged by the construction of commercial centre in the southern province.



    Governance

    Elders from south blast unity govt idea

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Hundreds of tribal elders, religious and political figures from southern provinces staged a protest demonstration on Sunday against the proposed formation of a coalition government.



    Security and Crime

    Officer among 8 police killed in internal clash

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Eight policemen, including their chief for the Spin Boldak district in southern Kandahar, have been killed in internal clash, a security source said on Friday.



    Business & Economics,Agriculture

    Kandahar exports melons worth $4 million

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): The Kandahar Chamber of Commerce and Industries (KCCI) claimed on Monday exporting melons worth $4 million to various countries this year.



    Security and Crime

    Taliban’s plan to destabilise country foiled

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): The Kandahar police chief on Thursday claimed foiling Taliban’s plan to destabilise the country as a result of a successful military action in Zherai district.



    Governance

    Reconstruction work on bridge launched

     KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Reconstruction work on Bagh Bridge on the Kandahar-Herat highway began on Tuesday, an official said.



    Security and Crime

    Kandahar offensive leaves 32 militants dead

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): At least 32 militants, including two suicide bombers, were killed during a clearing operation in Maiwand, Panjwai and Zherai districts of southern Kandahar province, an official said on Tuesday.



    Governance,Culture

    Ghani, Abdullah attend Hashmat’s memorial service

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Both presidential candidates Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai and Dr. Abdullah Abdullah on Sunday attended a memorial service for President Hamid Karzai’s slain cousin Hashmat Khalil Karzai in southern Kandahar province.