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    Shahadah appears on the skin of melon

    AIBAK (PAN): A statement considered one of the five pillars of Islam has appeared on the skin of a melon in the northern province of Samangan.



    Business & Economics,Reconstruction

    230 shelters to be built for quake victims

    AIBAK (PAN): Work has started on building 230 shelters for those who lost their homes in an earthquake in July in northern Samangan province, an official said on Tuesday.



    Business & Economics,Reconstruction

    Wheat crop increases 14pc in Samangan

    AIBAK (PAN): Wheat production in northern Samangan province has increased by 14 percent this year compared to the previous year, an official said on Monday.



    Health

    140 partridges released in Samangan

    AIBAK (PAN): Policemen in northern Samangan province have collected 140 partridges from bird sellers and released them into the air, officials said on Monday.



    Security and Crime

    WFP distributes food to flood victims

    AIBAK (PAN): The World Food Programme (WFP) distributed 27 tonnes of food to 144 flood-affected families in northern Samangan province, an official said on Tuesday.



    Business & Economics,Reconstruction

    Locusts swarm over wheat crops in Samangan

    AIBAK (PAN): Farmers in northern Samangan province fear they will not be able to feed their families this year after locusts devoured hundreds of acres of wheat.



    Business & Economics,Reconstruction

    Bumper pistachio crops this year in Samangan

    AIBAK (PAN): Pistachio farmers in northern Samangan province have had a bumper crop, harvesting 900 tonnes of the nut compared to just eight tones last year, an agricultural official said on Saturday.



    Health

    Food items distributed to women trainees

    AIBAK (PAN): Nearly 100 tonnes of food items were distributed to more than 750 women involved in vocational training courses in northern Samangan province on Tuesday, officials said.



    Education,Culture

    One school inaugurated, work on two launched

    AIBAK (PAN): A building for a girls school has been inaugurated, while work on two other buildings was launched in the northern province of Samangan, officials said on Monday.



    Security and Crime

    Abducted Bangladeshis released in Samangan

    AIBAK (PAN): Three abducted Bangladeshi nationals have been freed as a result of an Afghan-NATO rescue mission in northern Samangan province, an official said on Sunday.