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    Business & Economics

    Firewood up, liquefied gas down

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The prices of firewood jumped while rates of liquefied gas dipped during the outgoing week in Kabul, market sources said on Thursday. Food rates remained stable.



    Governance

    Delhi keen on strong military links with Kabul

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Indian National Security Advisor Ajit K Doval on Wednesday voiced his country’s readiness to assist Afghanistan in areas of military, economy and higher education.



    Reconstruction

    Work on Rehman Baba township kicks off

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Construction work on residential units in the Rehman Baba township in this central capital began on Wednesday. The housing scheme in Karta-e-Naw area covers 55 acres of land.



    Governance

    Unity govt to prove its mettle in London

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai on Tuesday said his administration would prove its worth at the upcoming London Conference.



    Governance

    Sacrilegious opinion piece being probed

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai on Tuesday vehemently denounced a profane article published in a Kabul-based daily as an insult to the entire Muslim Ummah.



    Governance

    Poppy cultivation at all-time high: US watchdog

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Despite $7.6 billion in American counternarcotics efforts since 2002, poppy cultivation has hit a record high in Afghanistan, a US federal watchdog said on Tuesday.



    SHEBERGHAN, Oct 20, 2014: A girl attends running contest titled “counter poverty” in northern Jawozjan province.
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    Security and Crime

    Rebel commander among 6 killed in Ghor

    FEROZKOH (Pajhwok): At least six militants including a commander have been killed in separate clashes in western Ghor province, an official said on Monday.



    KABUL, Oct 19, 2014: An official hit the ball the start a regional cricket tournament in Kabul..