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    Health

    Japan donates 40 ambulances to MoPH

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The United Nation International Emergency Fund (UNICEF) on Sunday delivered 40 ambulance, donated by Japan, to the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH).



    Reconstruction

    ANSA unveils building codes

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Most of recently constructed buildings are in violation of relevant rules and regulations, the Afghanistan National Standards Authority (ANSA) said on Tuesday, introducing national building codes.



    Reconstruction

    Cabinet orders halt to work on 24-storey building

     KABUL (Pajhwok): The Afghan Cabinet has ordered a halt to work on a 24-storey business centre in the Chaman-i-Hazoori area of Kabul till further orders. The project is said to be causing a loss of 2,000 cubic meters of fresh water per hour.



    Governance

    Ghani-Abdullah deal draws mixed reaction

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Some people consider the agreement between the presidential hopefuls on a unity government in the national interest, but others think a coalition government would benefit specific groups only.



    Culture

    Hajj cost cut, flights to begin in 20 days

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Hajj and Religious Affairs announced Saturday the first flight pilgrims would leave for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in 20 days time.



    Governance

    China donates vehicles for Afghan state guests

    KABUL (Pajhwok): China has donated 24 luxurious vehicles worth $800, 000 to the Afghan Ministry of Foreign Affairs, a statement said on Sunday.



    Business & Economics

    Gold, petrol prices go up in Kabul

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The prices of Arabian gold and petrol witnessed a relative increase during the outgoing week in Kabul, market sources said on Thursday.



    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