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ZARANJ (Pajhwok): A passenger bus of a private transport company overturned on the main Kandahar-Nimroz highway, leaving 11 people dead and 45 others wounded, an official said on Friday. Hasham Nawrozi, the Khashrud district chief, told Pajhwok... read more
ZARANJ (Pajhwok): Authorities in southwestern Nimroz province imported over 10 tonnes of chicken meat in violation of a ban due to possible avian influenza, an official says on Sunday. A couple of days back, officials of the Ministry of... read more
ZARANJ (Pajhwok): Two unidentified motorcyclists gunned down prayer leader in Chakhansoor district of southwestern Nimroz province, an official said on Tuesday. Aqa Mohammad Fazli, the town’s administrative chief, told Pajhwok Afghan News Haji... read more
ZARANJ (Pajhwok): Some workers in Nimroz province have contrived a new method of collecting opium poppy sap to see their wages shoot up. At times, the amount of sap extracted does not suffice to meet their wages. While lancing the poppies, they... read more
ZARANJ (Pajhwok): One Afghan National Army (ANA) soldier and three insurgents were killed and four others wounded in a clash in southwestern Nimroz province, an official said. Col. Mohammad Zarif Behsudwal, a senior official at 215th Maiwand... read more
ZARANJ (Pajhwok): The spring tree plantation campaign began officially in southwestern Nimroz province, an official said on Monday. Agriculture Director Mohammad Akbar Sharifi said around 19,000 saplings would be planted in Zaranj, the provincial... read more
ZARANJ (PAN): A120-metre long cable bridge over Helmand River has been completed, benefitting about 1,500 families in the southern province of Nimroz, officials and residents said on Tuesday. Nimroz Governor Abdul Karim Barahawi on Monday... read more
SAR-I-PUL (PAN): Taliban fighters killed two tribal elders and set on fire their bodies to avenge the death of their shadow district chief in the northern province of Sari-i-Pul, an official said on Saturday. The two had been kidnapped from the... read more
MAHMOOD RAQI (PAN): A young girl was killed and her six family members were wounded when a rocket hit their house in central Kapisa province on Sunday, an official said. The incident happened in Ghazikhel area of Tagab district during a clash... read more
KABUL(PAN): A primary court sentenced two men to 15 years in jail in connection with a child kidnapping case in southwestern Nimroz province, an official said on Thursday. Bashir and Janan, native to northern Baghlan province, had abducted the... read more
ZARANJ (PAN): Twenty-one prisoners were released from a prison and another 73 inmates got their jail terms slashed under a presidential decree in southwestern Nimroz province, an official said on Tuesday. The prisoners were released in compliance... read more
ZARANJ (PAN): Five people have been killed and six others injured in two separate road accident in the southwestern province of Nimroz, officials said on Saturday. The first accident took place in Ali Nimroz area on the Zaranj-Delaram highway on... read more
ZARANJ (PAN): More than a dozen Iranian Engineers and two Afghan employees of a road construction company, kidnapped by Taliban militants earlier in the week in western Farah province, were freed on Wednesday evening. The 14 Iranian and two Afghan... read more
ZARANJ (PAN): President Hamid Karzai promised on Wednesday to upgrade southwestern Nimroz province and launch work on the Kamal Khan dam in the near future. During a visit to the province, Karzai met local officials and locals. Participants briefed... read more
ZARANJ (PAN): Two militants and a civilian were killed in an airstrike by NATO-led forces in Khashrud district of southwestern Nimroz province, an official said on Wednesday. The operation involving helicopters of foreign troops was carried out in... read more
HERAT CITY (PAN): The US ambassador to Afghanistan, Karl Eikenberry, has said his country's commitment toward a better security in Afghanistan will last long and stay unchanged. "The US and the international community will continue to... read more
ZARANJ (PAN): Ethnic Baluchs in southwestern Nimroz province accuse the government of neglecting them. They say they lack equal access to health care, education and opportunities. The Baluch, ethnically closer to the Persians of Iran, live in Char... read more
ZARANJ (PAN): An insurgent commander was killed and two others were detained by the international coalition in southwestern Nimroz province, officials said on Thursday. The NATO-led alliance launched a raid by helicopter in Khashroad district on... read more
ZARANJ (PAN): A newly set up rehabilitation centre set up in the provincial capital of southwestern Nimroz province has already cured 50 drug addicts and is currently treating another 165, including six Iranians.   The addicts were rounded up... read more
ZARANJ (PAN): Five suspected insurgents were detained in western Farah province along with weapons, ammunition and military uniforms, officials said on Wednesday. The suspects were seized in a house in Bala Blook district of the province along with... read more