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    Bashir Ahmad Naadem


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    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.


    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.


    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.


    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.


    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.

    Security and Crime

    3 of a family dead in Kandahar blast

    KANDAHAR (Pajhwok): Three members of a family were killed and a fourth injured following an explosion in the Spin Boldak border town of southern Kandahar province on Monday morning.

    Security and Crime

    4 suicide bombers killed in Kandahar battle

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Four suicide bombers and three policemen were killed as a result of a fierce battle in southern Kandahar province, officials said.