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    Fraud in entry test blamed on MoHE officials

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Private Universities Association (PUA) on Monday alleged widespread fraud had been committed in recently conducted university entrance tests in connivance with some Higher Education Ministry (MoHE) officials and teachers.


    Karzai promises transparent elections

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Hamid Karzai, warning against foreign interference in the April elections, on Saturday made clear that Afghanistan would never bow to the whims of outsiders.


    Departing Karzai urges women to partake in polls

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Hamid Karzai on Saturday called on the nation, especially women, to actively participate in the landmark elections due on April 5 to prove the value of their vote.


    Karzai cuts short jail terms of female inmates

    KABUL (Pajhwok): As the world marked International Women’s Day on Saturday, President Hamid Karzai issued a decree reducing jail terms of women and juvenile female prisoners.

    Business & Economics

    Oil, gas, gold, sugar prices down in Kabul

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The prices of petroleum products, gas, gold and sugar declined in the central capital Kabul during the outgoing week, market sources said on Thursday.


    Continued support for health sector sought

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) on Tuesday asked the world community to continue helping Afghanistan’s health sector.


    Women’s active participation in polls urged

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The National United Party of Afghanistan (NUPA) on Thursday urged large-scale women’s participation in the election process, asking the government to maintain security for them.


    Essential item rates remain stable

    KABUL (PAN): Prices of essential daily-use commodities stayed stable during the outgoing week in Kabul, market sources said on Thursday.


    No end to illegal abortions

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Desperate families are resorting to abortion in unsafe conditions and abandoning newborns, particularly female infants, in hospitals.


    1st polio case detected in Kabul in 12 years

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Public Health on Tuesday urged residents of the central capital Kabul not to ignore administering polio drops to their children during the ongoing vaccination campaign.