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    Education

    Nearly a million textbooks reach Helmand

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Education officials say nearly a million text books and teacher guides have reached southern Helmand province, resolving problems in the education sector to some extent.



    Business & Economics

    Helmand factory to buy 30000 tonnes of cotton

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok):  The state-run Bost Enterprise has launched a campaign to collect and buy 3000 tonnes of harvested cotton from growers in southern Helmand province.



    Security and Crime

    45 rebels killed in Helmand, Taliban refute

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok):  Dozens of militants have been killed during airstrikes in the Sangin and Kajaki districts of southern Helmand province, an official said on Tuesday, a claim the insurgents dismissed.



    Governance

    Helmandis stress need for reforms

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Residents of southern Helmand province have urged the unity government to bury past differences and strive for change and reforms.



    Governance

    Power deal may prove problematic: Activists

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Civil society activists in southern Helmand province on Sunday feared the long-awaited power-sharing deal between the two presidential candidates might prove problematic in future.



    Security and Crime

    New counter-terror strategy employed in Sangin

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): A new counter-terrorism strategy has been employed in the ongoing operation in the Sangin district of southern Helmand province, officials said on Thursday.



    Security and Crime

    Girl among 21 killed in Wardak, Helmand

    MAIDAN SHAHR (Pajhwok): A young woman was among 21 people killed during separate incidents in Maidan Wardak and Helmand provinces, officials said on Wednesday.



    Security and Crime

    Sangin police posts retaken from Taliban

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Security forces recaptured posts from Taliban insurgents during an overnight operation near the headquarters of the Sangin district of southern Helmand province, an official said on Monday.



    Security and Crime

    Correctional centre helps curb juvenile crime

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): The Child Correctional Centre is yielding promising results in bringing down the juvenile crime graph in southern Helmand province, Justice Department claimed on Saturday.



    Business & Economics

    Minister hints at cut in Internet costs

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Telecommunications and Information Technology Minister Amirzai Sangin on Sunday said the expanding telecom coverage would help bring down the internet costs.