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    Man, girl gunned down in Ghazni clash

    GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): The spouse of a female provincial council member was gunned down by a neighbour in revenge for the killing of his daughter in southern Ghazni province, an official said on Thursday.


    20, 000 youth to get vocational training

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Technical and vocational training opportunities have been designed for nearly 20,000 people across the country, an official of the Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs, Martyrs and Disabled (MoLSMD) said on Wednesday.

    Business & Economics,Social

    Badakhshan road blockades jack up prices

    FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): The dilapidated condition of roads that link border districts with the capital of northeastern Badakhshan province has resulted in increased prices of food items, an official said on Saturday.


    73% of Balkh children deprived of education

    MAZAR-E-SHARIF (Pajhwok): At least 73% of children in the northern Balkh province have no access to education, a survey revealed on Monday.

    Business & Economics,Social,Features

    Elders toiling their way to survival

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Despite senility, a number of under-resourced elders can be seen working hard on Kabul roads and streets to support their families.


    Daikundi township project sparks protest

    NIELI (Pajhwok): Dozens of families in central Daikundi province are resisting the construction of a town in the provincial capital, alleging land had been allotted for the project with the connivance of the governor.

    Security and Crime,Social

    Protests against Paghman incident continue

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Hundreds of civil society activists took to the street in Kabul on Sunday condemning latest spate of violence against women and demanding the government to ensure safety of women in the country.


    Paktia residents urge next president to bolster peace

    GARDEZ (Pajhwok): Calling peace and stability among their top priorities, the residents of southeastern Paktia province on Wednesday demanded the next president should fight corruption and hire professional officials to ensure good governance.


    Good governance tops Balkh residents demands

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): Residents of northern Balkh province say their foremost demand from the next president is good governance.


    Prolonged electoral process irks masses

    FARAH CIY (Pajhwok): The month’s long electoral crisis has left negative impact on every field of life and discouraged masses to extend that the people of western Farah province said did not believe anymore on the election phenomenon.