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    Solar panels selling like hotcakes in east

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Solar energy panels are selling like hotcakes in eastern Nangarhar and Laghman provinces amid increasingly hot weather.

    Business & Economics,Social,Features

    ISAF pullout fuelling unemployment

    CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): Unemployment is on the rise and economic activity on the decline ahead of the withdrawal of foreign forces from Afghanistan, residents of central Parwan province complained on Monday.


    Meet Kabul's self-appointed traffic guru

    A psychologically troubled wanderer or a service to society? In the congested 13th district, a self-appointed traffic officer raises praise as well as controversy.


    Workers call for Baghlan mayor’s removal


    PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): The Pul-i-Khumri Municipality personnel on Sunday accused the mayor of involvement in illegal actions and demanded his dismissal.

    Business & Economics,Social,Features

    The price of a girl

    KABUL (Pajhwok): In a tragic tale, tribal law lessens the emotional blow to a family selling its daughters out of financial desperation.


    Govt rejects proposal to ban Facebook

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT) on Sunday said the government had rejected a proposal to ban Facebook during the ongoing deadlock over the presidential election.


    Naeemi vows support for displaced Waziristanis

    KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): Governor Abdul Jabbar Naeemi on Saturday promised increased cooperation with foreign aid agencies in assisting Pakistani families who fled an ongoing military offensive from North Waziristan tribal region to southeastern Khost province.

    Security and Crime,Social

    Taliban urged to allow aid to displaced families

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): The Afghan Red Crescent Society (ARCS) on Saturday urged the Taliban not to prevent relief supplies to the displaced families from Sangin district of southern Helmand province.


    Russia assists calamity-hit families in north

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Russia the other day dispatched aid and relief goods for the victims of natural disasters in northern Afghanistan on humanitarian bas


    Power supply to Laghman, Nangarhar restored

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Power supply from Kabul’s Naghlo dam to eastern Laghman and Nangarhar provinces has been restored, an official said on Wednesday.