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    Accidents & Disasters,Reconstruction

    150 homes being built for landslide victims

    FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): A project to construct 150 homes for families who lost their houses to a massive landslide in the Argo district of southeastern Badakhshan province has been launched, an official said on Saturday.


    8 public welfare projects launched in Sar-i-Pul

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): Four schools and three community centres have been handed over to authorities in the north western Sar-i-Pul province, officials said on Wednesday.


    Docs accused of misbehaving with patients

    MAHMOOD RAQI (Pajhwok): Some residents on Wednesday accused female doctors at the main hospital in central Kapisa province of misbehaviour with patients.


    Japan to build canal, waterhead in Behsud

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): A contract was signed on Saturday with a Japanese aid group on the construction of a canal and a waterhead in eastern Nangarhar province, an official said.


    8 community centres open in Hazrat Sultan

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): Eight newly-constructed community centres, benefitting nearly 1,450 families, have been inaugurated in northern Samangan province, an official said on Thursday.


    New Baghlan PC building inaugurated

    PUL-I-KHUMRI/KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): A newly-constructed building for the provincial council was inaugurated and work on 24 public welfare projects launched in northern Baghlan and Kunduz provinces on Thursday, officials said.


    Mayor allots govt land to big shots

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Some residents on Wednesday alleged the mayor had allowed shops being built on government land to powerful individuals in the capital of central Sar-i-Pul province.


    Germany launches 40m afs projects in Baghlan

    PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): Embarking on two new infrastructure projects costing 40 million afghanis, Germany on Tuesday handed over a new healthcare centre to local authorities in northern Baghlan province.


    Work on $200m Kabul park to begin soon

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The construction of a grand park in the central capital Kabul would start in the next five months, an official said on Tuesday.

    Security and Crime,Reconstruction

    Zabul quick reaction force gets new HQ

    QALAT (Pajhwok): A newly-constructed building for the Quick Reaction Force has been inaugurated in southern Zabul province.