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    Women’s role in peace, development stressed

    BAMYAN CITY (Pajhwok): Social barriers that undermined women’s status and political and leadership role in the country’s progress should be removed permanently, participants of a gathering stressed on Thursday.

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    Bamyan residents reopen Hajigak pass

    BAMYAN (Pajhwok): After seven months of closure, the Hajigak pass on the Kabul-Bamyan highway was reopened for traffic by residents on Tuesday, locals said.

    BAMYAN CITY, May 12, 2014: Governor Ghulam Ali Wahdat lays the foundation stone for education department at the Bamyan University.
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    Bamyan varsity lacks classrooms, hostels

    BAMYAN CITY (Pajhwok): The foundation-stone of a building for the Agriculture Faculty of the public sector university in central Bamyan province was laid on Monday.

    Accidents & Disasters

    Flood-marooned people flown to safety

    SHIBERGHAN/BAMYAN CITY (Pajhwok): The Afghan National Army (ANA) rescued hundreds of people marooned by floods in norther Jawzjan province, an official said on Saturday.


    Scores rally for Nigerian schoolgirls’ release

    BAMYAN CITY (Pajhwok): Scores of Afghan girls and civil society activists rallied in Bamyan City for the safe release of kidnapped Nigerian school students on humanitarian grounds.

    Accidents & Disasters

    Floods kill 3, wash away dozens of houses

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Triggered by torrential rains, floods killed three people and washed away hundreds of houses in Baghlan, Bamyan and Badakhshan provinces on Thursday, officials said.


    Asphalting of Silk Road kicks off

    BAMYAN CITY (Pajhwok): Work on asphalting a seven-kilometre portion of the Silk Road was launched in central Bamyan province on Saturday, an official said.

    BAMYAN CITY, Apr 19, 2014: Workers of the Independent Election Commission (IEC) busy in vote count at a polling centre in central Bamyan province.
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    Votes of 10 ballot boxes partially invalidated

    BAMYAN CITY (Pajhwok): Votes cast for presidential candidates at 10 ballot boxes were partially invalidated after a recount in central Bamyan province, an official said on Wednesday.