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    Health,Features

    Health care is a dream for most Afghans

     KABUL (PAN): Millions of dollars have been poured into the health sector. Yet for many Afghans the nearest health centre is roughly three days away, and two-thirds of pharmacies do not have professional staff. An investigation by the Independent Media Consortium (IMC) Productions.*



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    Gas cylinder blasts on the rise

    KABUL CITY (PAN): Nine people were killed and 36 others injured in gas cylinders blasts across the country over the past one month, an official said on Tuesday.  



    Culture

    Best time to tie the knot

    KABUL (PAN): Raveel, a 23-year-old who got married between Eidul Fitr and Eidul Adha last year, said: "People say it is not good to get married between those holidays, but I feel myself fortunate



    Governance

    Karzai on Saudi tour

    KABUL (PAN): President Hamid Karzai left Friday night for Saudi Arabia at the helm of an Afghan delegation at the invitation of Saudi King Malik Abdullah.



    Health

    Polio cases decrease

    KABUL (PAN): Only 13 cases of polio have been recorded in Afghanistan so far in 2011, a dramatic decrease over the same period last year, according to a statement from the Public Health Ministry.



    Governance

    A deafening cry: Khost MP puts listening first

    KABUL (PAN): Sahera Sharif, a female lower house MP from the southeastern province of Khost, says she fields so many calls from constituents that she has lost hearing in one ear.



    Reconstruction

    Mayor hints at new development plan

     KABUL (PAN): The mayor of Kabul on Thursday hinted at a new plan involving the reconstruction of 1,300 kilometres of roads, streets, drainage system and plantation of saplings in the capital