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    Body of Taliban’s shadow governor found

    LASHKARGAH/KUNDUZ (Pajhwok): The dead body of a Taliban’s shadow governor for neighbouring Kandahar province has been found in the Garmsir district of southern Helmand province, sources said on Monday.



    LASHKARGAH, Apr 21, 2014: Body of Dr. Waseh, Taliban’s-designated governor for southern Kandahar province is shown to media-people in Kandahar province.

    Governance

    Helmand promoted into grade-A province

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Southern Helmand province has been promoted into grade-A province in compliance with a presidential decree and a Cabinet decision, the governor has announced.



    Governance

    45 ballot boxes quarantined in Helmand

    LASHKARGAH/ASADABAD (Pajhwok): At least 45 ballot boxes have been quarantined in southern Helmand province, while a vote recount of 10 ballot boxes is underway in eastern Kunar province, officials said on Thursday.



    LASHKARGAH, Apr 15, 2014: Police officials salute Afghan flag at the newly constructed building for the quick reaction police force in southern Helmand province.

    Governance

    Vote recount process begins in Helmand

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Local Independent Election Commission (IEC) officials in southern Helmand province on Tuesday began recounting of votes cast at 16 polling centres after complaints of fraud, an official said.



    Business & Economics

    '3rd turbine at Kajaki dam in a year's time'

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Governor Mohammad Naeem on Tuesday said the much-delayed third turbine at the Kajaki hydropower dam in southern Helmand province would be made operational in a year’s time.



    Security and Crime

    Taliban execute 6 workers in captivity

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): The Taliban killed four construction workers and two government employees they had kidnapped earlier, officials in southern Kandahar province said on Monday.



    Governance

    Fraud to plunge country into chaos, crisis

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Journalists and civil society activists in southern Helmand province on Saturday said fraud attempts in the April, 5 elections would plunge the country into crisis and chaos.



    Education

    New school inaugurated in Helmand

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Inaugurating a newly-built school in the Greshk district, Governor Mohammad Naeem on Thursday said efforts were being made to construct buildings for schools having no structures in southern Helmand province.