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    Reconstruction

    Surveys for two-lane Kandahar Spinboldak highway begins

    KANDAHAR (Pajhwok): The survey for two-lane Kandahar-Spinboldak carriageway in this southern province would be completed within a month, an official said on Tuesday.



    Security and Crime

    Anti-poppy drive launched in Kandahar

    KANDAHAR (Pajhwok): Nearly 60 acres of land were cleared of poppy crops as a drive against the illicit cultivation has been launched in southern Kandahar on Thursday, an official said.



    Governance

    Partial vote recount ordered in Kandahar

    KANDAHAR (Pajhwok): Independent Election Commission (IEC) officials on Wednesday started recounting suspect votes in southern Kandahar province following allegations of fraud and other irregularities in the April 5 elections, an official said.



    Reconstruction

    Dahla dam’s walls being raised by 8 metres

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Water and Energy Minister Arif Noorzai on Monday said they planned to reconstruct and raise by eight metres the walls of Dahla Dam in southern Kandahar province.



    Security and Crime

    Unmanned ISAF plane crashes in Kandahar

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): An unmanned ISAF plane crashed on Sunday in the Panjwai district of southern Kandahar province, an official said.



    Accidents & Disasters

    16 killed, 28 wounded as van rams into bus

    QALAT (Pajhwok): Sixteen people were killed and 28 others wounded in a traffic accident in the Shahr-i-Safa district of southern Zabul province on Tuesday, an official said



    Governance

    Suicide bomber attacks ISAF convoy

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): A suicide bomber on Monday targeted a convoy of international troops in the Maiwand district of southern Kandahar province, officials said.



    Security and Crime

    Pakistan fires rockets into Kandahar

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): In an attempt to disrupt elections, Pakistani forces on Saturday fired rockets into three border districts of southern Kandahar province, officials said.



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    34 Zabul polling stations to stay shut

    QALAT (Pajhwok): Officials of Independent Election Commission (IEC) on Friday said 34 polling stations would remain shut in southern Zabul province because of security concerns.



    Security and Crime

    10 militants killed in Wardak, Kandahar

    MAIDAN SHAHAR/ KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Ten militants, including a notorious commander, have been killed and four others detained in offensives in Maidan Wardak and Kandahar provinces, official said Wednesday.