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    Business & Economics

    Kandahar customs revenue up by 21pc

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Despite negative impacts on the national economy in the wake of a prolonged electoral process, the provincial customs department’s revenue increased by 21 percent in southern Kandahar province this fiscal year, an official said on Saturday.



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    Suicide bomber attacks ISAF troops in Kandahar

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): A suicide bomber in a car attacked a vehicle carrying International Security Assistance Forces (ISAF) personnel in the Zheri district of southern Kandahar province on Friday, only killing himself, an official said.



    Accidents & Disasters,Culture

    Famous folk singer Haji Bakht dies

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Haji Bakht, one of the popular folk singers, died from a protracted illness a day earlier and was laid to rest in his ancestral graveyard in southern Kandahar province, family sources said on Tuesday.



    Social

    Fighting cuts power supply to Kandahar

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Ongoing fighting in the Sangin district of Helmand province led to snapping of the power cable extended from the Kajaki dam to Lashkargah and Kandahar provinces, officials said on Monday.  



    Security and Crime,Education

    Kandahar University teachers, students freed

    GHAZNI CITY/KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): The Taliban have released abducted teachers and students of the Kandahar University in southern Ghazni province, an official said on Monday.



    Security and Crime

    Former Panjwai district chief gunned down

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Unidentified gunmen have shot dead a former district chief in southern Kandahar province, the governor’s office said on Friday.



    Governance

    Dozens of insurgents eliminated in Kandahar

    KANDAHAR (Pajhwok): Thirty-two armed rebels, including six suicide bombers, were killed and several others detained in separate operations in southern Kandahar province, officials claimed on Thursday.



    Governance

    Reform and Unanimity team alleges fraud

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah’s Reform and Unanimity team on Wednesday claimed fraud had been committed in the runoff presidential election in southern Kandahar province and warned it would not accept the results if fraudulent votes were not thrown out.



    Security and Crime

    Benawa editor-in-chief detained

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): The editor-in-chief of Benawa webpage was detained by intelligence operatives in southern Kandahar province on Tuesday, an official said.



    Governance

    40 complaints recorded in Kandahar

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): The Independent Electoral Complaints Commission (IECC) on Tuesday said it had registered 40 complaints of anomalies in Saturday’s runoff election in southern Kandahar province.