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    Governance

    Voter registration centre in Charikar demanded

    CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): Residents of central Parwan province on Tuesday complained of crowds in front of the only voter registration centre, demanding the opening of a similar office in Charikar, the provincial capital.



    Governance

    Bagram rally pledges support to Hilal

    CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): A political gathering in central Parwan province on Sunday pledged support to presidential candidate Qutbuddin Hilal in the April 5 elections.



    Governance

    Sayyaf promises greater role for mujahideen

    CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): Presidential runner Prof. Abdul Rab Rassoul Sayyaf on Friday promised an effective role for mujahideen (freedom fighters) in the government if he won the April 5 elections.



    Governance

    Abdullah promises cement factory’s revival

    CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): Presidential runner Dr Abdullah Abdullah on Thursday said he would revive a cement factory and construct a water dam in central Parwan province if succeeded in the April 5 elections.



    Security and Crime

    Woman, man killed in separate incidents

    CHARIKAR/FARAH (Pajhwok): A woman was killed when a rocket hit a house in central Parwan province on Tuesday, hours after a man was gunned down in western Farah province, officials said.



    Accidents & Disasters

    Panjsher rains, snowfall cause losses

    PARAKH (Pajhwok): Heavy rains and snow slides have caused financial losses in Panjsher, closing the main road that links the central province with Parwan and Kabul, an official said on Monday.



    Accidents & Disasters

    Snowfall closes Salang highway for traffic

    CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): The busy Salang highway, linking the country’s north and south, was closed for traffic because of heavy snowfall and stormy weather, an official said on Saturday.



    Governance

    18 Parwan polling stations face security threat

    CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): Independent Election Commission (IEC) on Tuesday said 18 polling stations were under high security threat in central Parwan province.



    Security and Crime

    Men detained in heroin smuggling bid

    CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): Police on Friday detained three individuals with as many kilograms of heroin in the Salang district of central Parwan province, an official said.



    Accidents & Disasters

    Salang highway reopens for traffic

    CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): The busy Salang highway, which blocked a day earlier by heavy snowfall, was reopened for traffic on Thursday, an official said.