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SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): Two people were killed and an Iranian woman wounded in two separate incidents in northern Jawzjan province, an official said on Thursday.Mahboobullah was shot dead and his Iranian wife hurt when gunmen barged into his home in... read more
SHIBERGHAN (PAN): A farmer was killed by militants on the charge of spying for the government in the Mangjik district of northern Faryab province, an official said on Wednesday. But the Taliban called the victim an intelligence operative.Abdullah... read more
HERAT/SHIBERGHAN (PAN): Four people, including one of Uzbek warlord Gen. Abdul Rashid Dostum’s guards, were killed and seven others injured in road accidents in western Herat and northern Faryab provinces, officials said on Monday.Three people were... read more
SHIBERGHAN (PAN): An elderly man was allegedly killed and his body set on fire by a couple in Shiberghan, the capital of northern Jawzjan province, police said on Thursday.Mohammad Tahir, a public bath owner, was killed on Tuesday and his body set... read more
SAR-I-PUL/SHIBERGHAN (PAN): Nineteen people were killed, 25 injured and 60 others reported missing after heavy floods ravaged northern Sar-i-Pul and Jawzjan provinces.Officials said on Sunday said that hundreds of houses were also washed away. The... read more
SHIBERGHAN (PAN): A Taliban-designated district chief for Darzab, who was involved in planning attacks against security forces, was detained by local police in northern Jawzjan province, officials said on Tuesday.Qari Nasruddin was nabbed on Monday... read more
 SHIBERGHAN (PAN): The northern Jawzjan province revenue surged by $1.99 million (55 million afs) in 2011 -- reflecting a 40 percent hike compared to 2010, an official said on Saturday.The total gross income of the provincial revenue department... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): Foreign troops detained a dozen students of a religious school during an operation in the Baghlan-i-Markazi district of northern Baghlan province on Monday, officials said.The midnight raid was conducted in the Wardakhai area,... read more
SHIBERGHAN (PAN): A newly-constructed building was inaugurated on the university campus in northern Jawzjan province on Wednesday, officials said.The building for engineering faculty has a hostel and other facilities, Higher Education Minister... read more
SHIBERGHAN (PAN): A newly-constructed building was inaugurated on the university campus in northern Jawzjan province on Wednesday, officials said.The building for engineering faculty has a hostel and other facilities, Higher Education Minister Dr.... read more
SHIBERGHAN (PAN): A mega power network, jointly supported by Turkmenistan and Turkey, is being established in northern Jawzjan province, an official said on Monday.Under the scheme, power pylons carrying 500 megawatts of electricity would be... read more
SHIBERGHAN (PAN): Around 3,000 women attended vocational training programmes during the outgoing solar year in northern Jawzjan province, an official said on Tuesday. More than 200 training courses were arranged for poor women during the year,... read more
SHIBERGHAN (PAN): Wheat was distributed to 4,000 poor families by the World Food Programme (WFP) and the Ministry of Rehabilitation and Rural Development (MRRD) in northern Jawzjan province, an official said on Tuesday.Up to 1,700 tonnes of wheat... read more
SHEBRGHAN/AIBAK (PAN): Around 2,000 poor families were assisted with edibles in northern Jawzjan province, while women farmers received agricultural aid in northern Samangan, officials said on Tuesday.Food itmes and wheat seeds, donated by the World... read more
SHIBERGHAN (PAN): The Ministry of Public Works on Wednesday announced the launch of three major projects in northern Jawzjan province.The schemes include laying a 120 kilometres a railway line and paving a six-km road between the Qush Tepa district... read more
SHIBERGHAN (PAN): A 12-member militant group has joined the peace process in the northern province of Jawzjan, officials said on Thursday.Led by Mohammad Azim, the group members turned in their 12 weapons after joining the reconciliation programme... read more
SHIBERGHAN (PAN): The Taliban are forcibly collecting Zakat and Ushr -- 2.5 percent of wealth given by a Muslim in charity -- from residents of northern Jawzjan province, officials and locals said on Thursday.  Residents claimed the... read more
SHIBERGHAN (PAN): More than 3,000 families in northern Jawzjan province have got access to clean drinking water with the completion of a project, an official said on Wednesday.Around 80 wells, costing $100,000, were dug in 40 villages of the... read more

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