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    Angry protestors shut 2 Nimroz offices

    ZARANJ (Pajhwok): Angry over snail-paced work on a water supply project, protestors on Sunday shut the Rural Development Department in southwestern Nimroz province, prompting public representatives to close their office.

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    Children of Urgun blast victims to get stipends

    SHARAN (Pajhwok): The government has decided to pay specific monthly stipends on permanent bases to the children of those killed in the devastating Urgun blast, an official said Sunday.

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    Afghan bike mechanic makes aircraft

    AIBAK (Pajhwok): A 32-year-old motorcycle mechanic from northern Samangan province has assembled an airplane that is all poised to take to the skies, an official said on Saturday.


    HR awareness drive in Paktika on cards

    SHARANA (Pajhwok): The Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC) plans to launch public awareness programmes in southern Paktika province, an official said Thursday.


    Tourists streaming to scenic Takhar towns

    TALOQAN (Pajhwok): The number of local tourists from various parts of the country to northern Takhar province has increased following improvement in the security situation and pavement of highways, officials said on Tuesday.

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    Kung residents complain of lousy road

    ZARANJ (Pajhwok): A 12 kilometres road, connecting Kung district and Zaranj, the capital of Nimroz province, is being constructed, an official said on Tuesday.


    3 injured as Logar protest turns violent

    PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): At least two protestors were shot injured by the governor of central Logar province after he opened fire at them with an AK-47 assault rifle in the provincial capital, Pul-i-Alam, on Sunday afternoon, the protest organisers alleged.


    Hundreds rally against Logar governor, mayor

    PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Hundreds of residents on Saturday staged a protest rally in the capital of central Logar province, accusing the provincial governor and the mayor of administrative corruption.


    Projects to benefit Jawzjan, Nimroz residents

    SHIBERGHAN/ ZARANJ (Pajhwok): Thousand of residents of northern Jawzjan province would gain access to potable water and many would benefit from a newly-asphalted road in southwestern Nimroz province, officials said on Saturday.


    Call to resume work on 3 Badghis projects

    QALA-I-NAW (Pajhwok): Residents rallied on Friday for resumption of work on three major development projects in western Badghis province.