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    Governance

    New faces find way to Nuristan, Kunar councils

    JALALABAD/ASADABAD (Pajhwok): None of former provincial council members in eastern Nuristan and Kunar provinces could win reelection bids and have been succeeded by new faces.



    Governance

    In Nangarhar, return of the old guard

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Of the 19 provincial council election winners in eastern Nangarhar province, 11 are relatives of public representatives and other high-ranking government officials.



    Security and Crime

    A dozen rebels dead in Paktika air raid

    SHARAN/JALALABAD (Pajhwok): A dozen insurgents, including a commander, have been killed in an airstrike by foreign troops in southeastern Paktika province, an official said on Wednesday.



    Governance

    Final PC results: Losing runners cry foul

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Some losing provincial council (PC) candidates in eastern Nangarhar province on Tuesday alleged their well-off rivals used money and political connections to win seats on the council.



    Education

    Call to expand varsities' enrolment capacity

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Officials and high school graduates on Monday urged the new government, particularly the Ministry of Higher Education, to expand enrolment capacity at public sector universities in order to enable more students to pursue higher studies.



    Reconstruction,Features

    Work on Jalalabad bridges halted

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): The construction of two key bridges in Jalalabad, the capital of eastern Nangarhar province, has been delayed by the Public Works Department, a local official said on Monday.



    Security and Crime

    Security personnel among 8 killed

    KANDAHAR CITY/JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Two security officials have been killed in separate incidents in southern Kandahar province, authorities said on Saturday.



    JALALABAD, Oct 23, 2014: Eng. Zalmai, head of Nangarhar State Radio and TV station, in an exclusive interview with Pajhwok Afghan News (PAN).
    PAJHWOK/Mahbob Shah Mahbob

    Security and Crime

    5 civilians dead in Khogyani gun attack

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Five civilians including children were killed and two others injured on Friday morning when gunmen opened fire on a car in eastern Nangarhar province, an official said.



    Governance

    Over 400 rebels killed in east in 6 months

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Over 400 armed rebels, mostly Pakistanis, have been killed in the east during the past six months, a border police commander claimed on Thursday.