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    Agriculture

    Warehouse built for agriculture dept.

    SHARAN (PAN): A newly-constructed warehouse for the agriculture department was inaugurated in southeastern Paktika province on Sunday.

    Work on the Provincial Reconstruction Team-funded warehouse was launched five months ago, the agriculture director said.



    Culture

    Paktika elders agree to lower bride prices

    SHARAN (PAN): Tribal elders, religious scholars and influential figures on Tuesday agreed to reduce bride prices in southeastern Paktika province.



    Security and Crime

    Paktika blast leaves 4 policemen dead

    SHARAN (PAN): Four policemen were killed and as many intelligence workers injured in a roadside bombing in the Barmal district of southeastern Paktika province on Thursday, an official said.



    Business & Economics

    Rains damage grape gardens in Paktika

    SHARAN (PAN): Residents and orchard owners in the southeastern province of Paktika say recent rains caused them big losses, destroying their grape gardens.



    Business & Economics

    Paktika Dept. of Martyrs & Disabled Affairs lacks staff

    SHARAN (PAN): The Department of Martyrs and Disabled Affairs in southeastern Paktika province is facing a lack of staff, officials said on Wednesday.



    Security and Crime

    35 militants killed in Paktika offensive; Taliban deny

    SHARAN (PAN): Thirty-five militants were killed during a joint operation by Afghan and foreign troops in the Urgon district of southeastern Paktika province, officials said on Thursday.



    Security and Crime

    Firefight leaves 5 dead in Pakitka

    SHARAN (PAN): Two security personnel and three Taliban fighters were killed during a firefight in southeastern Paktika province, officials said on Wednesday.



    Security and Crime

    Taliban shoot at labourers in Paktika, one dead

    SHARAN (PAN): Armed Taliban killed a labourer and injured three others during a gun attack in southeastern Paktika province, an official said on Tuesday.



    Security and Crime

    10 Pakistani militants killed in Paktika airstrike

    SHARAN (PAN): Ten Pakistani militants were killed in a coalition airstrike in the Barmal district of southeastern Paktika province, an official said on Saturday.



    Security and Crime

    Karzai denounce Paktika suicide blast

    KABUL(PAN): President Hamid Karzai on Sunday strongly condemned a suicide attack that killed and wounded a number of civilians in southeastern Paktika province.