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    Students of Kabul girls’ school poisoned

    KABUL (PAN): Some students of Chehel Satoon Girls’ School were poisoned and shifted to a hospital in the capital Kabul on Tuesday, officials said on Tuesday.


    Karzai to foes: Protect national interest

    KABUL (PAN): President Hamid Karzai, asserting his government’s respect for democratic norms, on Tuesday asked his political opponents to avoid actions that harmed Afghanistan’s national interest.


    Germany to support higher edu ministry for a decade

    KABUL CITY (PAN): The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), the world's largest organisation supporting international exchanges of students and scholars, on Sunday promised assistaing the Minist


    70pc of women have to deliver at home

    KABUL CITY (PAN): Though the government has ensured healthcare facilities for more than 54 percent of pregnant women across the country, only 34 percent could benefit from them due to strict cultur

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    15 held for poisoning schoolgirls: Mashal

    KABUL CITY (PAN): Accusing Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) of poisoning schoolgirls through Afghan rebels, the National Directorate of Security (NDS) on Wednesday said 15 suspects had been detained in connection with the serial anti-school attacks in northern Afghanistan.

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    Al-Libi was involved in poisoning schoolgirls: NDS

    KABUL (PAN): The National Directorate of Security (NDS), Afghanistan’s spy service, on Wednesday said Al Qaeda's second-in-command Abu Yahya Al-Libi was involved in poisoning Afghan students.


    97 Takhar students poisoned

    TALOQAN (PAN): At least 97 students of the Bashirabad girls’ high school in the northern province of Takhar were poisoned on Saturday, officials said.


    Ministry to create polio vaccination teams

    KABUL (PAN): The Public Health Minister on Saturday said the ministry has plans to create permanent polio vaccination teams in volatile provinces to tackle the health woe among the population.

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    MEC slams UNDP, HOOAC for non-cooperation

    KABUL (PAN): The Monitoring and Evaluation Committee (MEC), accusing the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) of opposing its creation, on Tuesday assailed the High Office of Oversight and Anti-Corruption (HOOAC) for refusing to cooperate with it.

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    6 students killed in Khost suicide attack

    KABUL (PAN): The Ministry of Education strongly condemned Friday’s suicide attack that killed six school students and injured two others in southeastern Khost province, officials said on Sunday.