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    AIBAK, Sept 18, 2010: A number of women wait for their turn at a crowded polling station in northern Samangan.

    Security and Crime

    3 Taliban killed in Faryab

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF/AIBAK (PAN): A clash between police and Taliban militants left three Taliban dead in northern Faryab province while in Samangan, two bombs struck an election logistic supplying convoy, officials said on Thursday.



    Governance

    Samangan is all set to hold elections

    AIBAK (PAN): Security and election officials in northern Samangan province say that serious security measures have been put in place to ensure the September 18 election day passed off peacefully.



    Governance

    3 IEC staffers dismissed

    AIBAK (PAN): Three employees of the Independent Election Commission (IEC) have been fired for having close links with parliamentary candidates in northern Samangan province, officials said on Wednesday.



    Business & Economics,Reconstruction

    Saffron seeds given to farmers in the north

    AIBAK (PAN): Saffron seeds are being distributed for the first time among farmers in northern Samangan province, in a bid to increase production of the lucrative plant, an official said.



    Health

    Samangan schoolteachers get plots

    AIBAK (PAN): The distribution of residential plots to schoolteachers commenced in northern Samangan province on Saturday, an official said.



    Education,Culture

    Samangan schoolteachers get plots

    AIBAK (PAN): The distribution of residential plots to schoolteachers commenced in northern Samangan province on Saturday, an official said.



    Security and Crime

    14 detainees freed in Samangan

    AIBAK (PAN): Fourteen prisoners were released from the central jail in northern Samangan province, in compliance with a presidential decree, officials said on Sunday.



    Health

    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.