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    Afghan bike mechanic makes aircraft

    AIBAK (Pajhwok): A 32-year-old motorcycle mechanic from northern Samangan province has assembled an airplane that is all poised to take to the skies, an official said on Saturday.



    Reconstruction

    Work to build 38km in Samangan kicked off

    AIBAK (Pajhwok): A project to construct 38-kilometres road in northern Samangan province is inaugurated on Tuesday while the construction of a bridge in Aibak, the provincial capital, has been completed, an official said.



    Reconstruction

    Work on 38km road in Samangan launched

     

    AIBAK (Pajhwok): Construction work on a 38-kilometre road was launched and a bridge inaugurated in Aibak, the capital of northern Samangan province, on Tuesday.



    Agriculture

    Samangan almond yield falls considerably

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Almond yield has considerably decreased as a result of severe cold last winter in northern Samangan province, inflicting huge losses on growers, an official said on Sunday.



    Agriculture

    Melon, watermelon yield up in Samangan

    AIBAK/FARAH (Pajhwok): Melon and watermelon production has increased by 28 percent during the ongoing Afghan calendar year in northern Samangan province, officials said on Tuesday.



    Business & Economics

    Samangan coalmine revenue rises

    AIBAK (Pajhwok): Revenue from coalmines in the Dar-i-Sauf Bala district of northern Samangan province has reached 1.6 billion afs in the first six months of the current fiscal year, an official said on Tuesday.



    Security and Crime

    11 dead in Samangan roadside blast

    AIBAK (Pajhwok): Eleven persons, including four women, a child, and employees of Independent Election Commission (IEC), were killed and three others wounded when a passenger wagon struck a roadside bomb in northern Samangan province the other day, an official said Sunday.



    Reconstruction

    Work on new governor’s house launched

    AIBAK (Pajhwok): Construction work on a new building for the Governor’s House in northern Samangan province was launched on Thursday.



    Accidents & Disasters

    Kabul-Balkh road closed in Samangan

    AIBAK (Pajhwok): The highway between Kabul and the capital of northern Balkh province could not be opened for traffic on Saturday, a day after it was washed away by flash floods in Hazrat Sultan and Khulam districts of northern Samangan province.



    Agriculture

    5,000 acres of land cleared of locusts

    AIBAK (Pajhwok): Around 5,000 acres of land have been cleared of locusts in northern Samangan province, an official said on Wednesday.