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    Muhammad Hassan Khetab


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    Security and Crime

    Security beefed up nationwide for Eid

    KABUL (PAN): Additional forces have been deployed to sensitive areas, along busy roads and picnic points as part of a special security plan for Eidul Fitr festival across the country, the Ministry of Interior (MoI) announced on Wednesday.

    Security and Crime,Interviews

    Efforts on to make secure all polling sites: MoI

    KABUL (PAN): The Ministry of Interior on Wednesday said 259 polling centres marked as insecure would have little impact on the entire election process.

    Security and Crime

    Reforms in Nangarhar police on the cards

    KABUL (PAN): In the wake of deadly suicide attacks and bomb explosions in eastern Nangarhar province this week, the Ministry of Interior (MoI) has decided to evaluate the situation and bring changes and reforms to the provincial police leadership.

    Accidents & Disasters

    Death toll from flash flood rises to 75

    KABUL (PAN): The death toll from monsoon flooding that hit nearly a dozen provinces has reached 75, with the most fatalities occurring in Sarobi district of Kabul, officials said on Monday.

    Business & Economics

    Talks on Afghan satellite launch underway

    KABUL (PAN): The Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT) on Saturday said it was in talks with two international corporations on sending the first-ever Afghan satellite into space.


    Hospitals being connected via optical fibre

    KABUL (PAN): Healthcare centres across the country would be connected with each other and international hospitals through optical fibre to improve health services delivery, officials said on Saturday.


    IEC members asked to show neutrality

    KABUL (PAN): Political parties on Tuesday welcomed the appointment of new Independent Election Commission (IEC) members by President Karzai, but alleged those who proposed them had connections with the government.

    Security and Crime

    Journalist accuses Salangi of beating him

    KABUL (PAN): A journalist on Saturday accused the governor of central Parwan province, Abdul Basir Salangi, of beating him in front of his friends at a restaurant in Kabul.

    Security and Crime

    Mobile phone services being expanded

    KABUL (PAN): The Ministry of Telecommunications and Information Technology plans to extend telecom services to 480,000 people in remote areas, despite security concerns, an official said on Sunday.

    Security and Crime

    Take care of your arms, Karimi asks soldiers

    KABUL (PAN): Chief of Army Staff Gen. Sher Mohammad Karimi has urged Afghan soldiers to pay special attention to keeping their weapons in working condition.