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    2,230 appear in Kandahar entry test

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Of the 2,316 registered candidates, 2,230 including 300 girls appeared in the university entry in southern Kandahar province on Sunday, officials said.

    Security and Crime

    9 bombers, US soldier killed in Kandahar ISAF base attack

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): A complex attack, involving a car bomb and gunmen in Western military uniforms with explosives strapped to their bodies, on a US military base left one coalition soldier and nine assailants dead in southern Kandahar province on Monday, officials said.

    Business & Economics,Features

    Vocational courses empower Kandahar women

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Despite a budget shortage, the Women’s Affairs Department in southern Kandahar province has been able to train hundreds of women in various skills to help them become self-reliant, an official said on Sunday.

    Business & Economics

    5 more factories open in Kandahar

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Five more factories were inaugurated on Thursday in southern Kandahar province, taking the number of such entities at the industrial park to 86.

    Security and Crime

    Group involved in target killings busted

    KANDAHAR CITY (PAN): The National Directorate of Security (NDS) detained a 15-member group allegedly involved in target killings and bomb blasts in southern Kandahar province on Tuesday, officials said.

    Security and Crime

    3 militants killed, 14 smugglers held

    KANDAHAR CITY (PAN): Three militants killed and 14 smugglers arrested as a result of operations during the current week in southern Kandahar province, security official said.

    Security and Crime

    6 suicide vests, arms seized in Kandahar

    KANDAHAR CITY (PAN): Afghan security and foreign forces have seized six suicide vests and weapons in the Shah Walikot district of southern Kandahar province, officials said Wednesday.


    $26m NSP funds for Kandahar may be frozen

    KANDAHAR CITY (PAN): Authorities in Kandahar on Monday said $26 million National Solidarity Programme (NSP) funds meant for public welfare projects in the southern province remained unspent for different reasons.

    Security and Crime

    2 wedding guests killed in Kandahar blast

    KANDAHAR CITY (PAN): Two civilians were killed and eight others wounded in a roadside bombing in southern Kandahar province, an official said on Sunday.

    Governance,Security and Crime

    For many, poll campaign a distant dream

    KANDAHAR CITY (PAN): A number of provincial council candidates in southern Kandahar province on Wednesday said the security situation was not favourable for electoral campaign in remote districts.