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    Reconstruction

    2 uplift projects inaugurated in Balkh

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (PAN): The minister of rural rehabilitation and development on Thursday inaugurated a high school and a bridge in northern Balkh province, while a number of teachers voiced their grave concern at the poor quality of work.



    Security and Crime

    Border police ready for post-2014 challenges

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (PAN): Outgoing Border Police Commander Brig. Gen. Syed Abdul Habib Syedkheli has said his force was ready to assume increased security responsibility after 2014 along the 2,431-km border under their control in northern Balkh province.



    Accidents & Disasters

    11 dead, 24 wounded in Balkh collision

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (PAN): Nearly a dozen people were killed during a road crash on a busy highway in northern Afghanistan, an official said on Friday.



    Social

    Snow blocks roads in north

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (PAN): Several roads have been closed in northern Sar-i-Pul and Jawzjan provinces as a result of recent heavy snowfall, officials said on Saturday, as residents feared food price crisis.



    Security and Crime

    MP among 19 killed in Samangan attack

    AIBAK (PAN): A prominent member of parliament and several top officials were among 19 people killed in a suicide bombing in Aibak, the capital of northern Samangan province, on Saturday morning.



    Reconstruction

    9 projects benefitting Balkh refugees executed

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (PAN): Nine reconstruction schemes benefitting refugees and displaced families have been completed in the northern province of Balkh, an official said on Tuesday.



    Accidents & Disasters

    Call to probe physical violence on Balkh girl

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (PAN): Family members and human rights activists on Thursday asked the government to investigate physical abuse of a married girl whose tongue was cut off by her husband in northern Balkh province.



    Security and Crime

    4 insurgents killed in Balkh clash

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (PAN): Security officials said that four Taliban militants were killed in an armed clash in the Khulam district of northern Balkh province on Thursday morning.



    Agriculture

    60, 000 acres of land retaken from grabbers

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (PAN): The Department of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock retook 60,000 acres of land from grabbers last year in the northern province of Balkh, an official said on Wednesday.



    Governance

    Noor prefers talks with HIA over Taliban

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (PAN): The governor of northern Balkh province on Thursday said it would be better for the Afghan government to enter a dialogue with the Hizb-i-Islami of Afghanistan (HIA) rather than the Taliban.