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KABUL/PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): The Taliban’s military chief for northern Baghlan province was captured in the capital Kabul on Wednesday, a statement from the National Directorate of Security (NDS) said. The statement said that Mohammad Yasin... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): The rural rehabilitation and development department in northern Baghlan province expressed optimism implementation of over 1,000 projects would help benefit thousands of families, but residents dubbed some of the schemes... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): A number of people in Guzargah Noor district of northern Baghlan province on Sunday took to the streets against what they alleged of growing corruption among local officials, warning the government to remove corrupt officials... read more
FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Authorities in northeastern Badakhshan province set over 2.5 tonnes of drugs on fire and separately seized 76 kilograms of narcotics and arrested two alleged smugglers in connection of the contraband, officials said Sunday.... read more
BAGHLAN (Pajhwok): Ballot process formally started at 7:00 am on Saturday throughout the country.Long queues of voters are seen waiting for their turn in the Baghlan provinces.According to IEC, around 12 million eligible voters would exercise their... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): Hundreds of people besieged the attorney’s office in northern Baghlan province on Monday during a protest rally against the arrest of a provincial council member.Provincial council members, closing their office in protest,... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): Doctors at a government-run hospital in northern Baghlan province on Saturday went on an indefinite strike against alleged manhandling of their director by gunmen.A doctor at the health centre in Nahrain district, Mohammad Azim,... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): Security officials and residents fished out on Wednesday seven bodies of the people who had drowned in the Doshi River in northern Baghlan province two days ago.The dead included a woman, her two daughters, a son and another... read more
PUL-I-KHUMI (PAN): Fourteen people were killed, three others injured and five more were missing after huge floods hit several districts in northern Baghlan province, officials said on Saturday.Four people and 100 domestic animals were killed in... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): A police sergeant was killed and the crime branch chief for Nahrin district was injured in an ambush by unidentified gunmen in northern Baghlan province, officials said on Sunday.The two had gone to the Sakyan village to resolve... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): Six suspected militants were arrested by the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) troops during an operation in the Tala Barfak district of northern Baghlan province, an official said on Sunday.The midnight operation... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): A Taliban-designated district chief was detained along with two of his commanders in northeastern Baghlan province, an official said on Thursday. Brig. Gen. Asadullah Sherzad, the provincial police chief confirmed the detention... read more