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    Pakistani scholarships for Kandahar students

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Pakistan on Monday promised 100 education scholarships for students from southern Kandahar province.

    Business & Economics

    Iodised salt factory starts production

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): The first-ever iodised salt factory started production in the industrial park in southern Kandahar province on Saturday, the governor’s office said.

    Security and Crime

    6 rebels killed in Kandahar operation

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Security officials in southern Kandahar province on Saturday claimed killing six militants.

    Security and Crime

    10 civilians injured in Kandahar suicide blast

    KABUL (Pajhwok): At least ten civilians were hospitalised with injuries after a suicide bomber detonated his explosives in the capital of southern Kandahar province on Sunday, an official said.


    Karzai opens India-funded varsity in Kandahar

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): President Hamid Karzai on Saturday inaugurated the country’s first-ever agricultural university in southern Kandahar province.


    Delhi to help Kabul fight terror: Khurshid

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): New Delhi would continue supporting Kabul in the fight against terrorism, a major impediment to peace in Afghanistan, the Indian foreign minister said on Saturday.


    India pledges sustained support to Afghanistan

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): During a visit to southern Kandahar province on Monday, the Indian ambassador pledged New Delhi’s sustained support for the war-torn country’s social and development affairs.


    Daman residents protest against municipality

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Residents of the Daman district of southern Kandahar province on Tuesday held a protest against the municipality’s installation of garbage bins in front of their houses.

    Security and Crime

    Policeman dies in Kandahar blast

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): A policeman was killed in a suicide bombing in southern Kandahar province on Monday, an official said.


    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.