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    Anti-governor protest enters 3rd day

    TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): Dozens of people continued their protest for a third day in a row on Monday against the governor of central Uruzgan province, paralysing trade activities.



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    Retirees to receive pension through banks

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs on Thursday said the payment of pension can be made by banks, benefitting 40,000 retired personnel.



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    Power shutdown in parts of Kabul

    KABUL CITY (Pajhwok): Power supply will remain suspended for 10 hours to several parts of the capital Kabul on Thursday because of technical problems, officials said Wednesday.



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    Foreign aid to Nangarhar women declines

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Officials of the women’s affairs department said on Tuesday aid from foreign organisations had decreased considerably to the women folk in eastern Nangarhar province.



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    Akhgar dies after protracted illness

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Qasim Akhgar, the author and former chief editor of Hasht-i-Subh newspaper, has passed away after protracted illness, the newspaper announced on Tuesday.



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    Daman residents protest against municipality

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Residents of the Daman district of southern Kandahar province on Tuesday held a protest against the municipality’s installation of garbage bins in front of their houses.



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    Residents leaving Bakwa in search of facilities

    FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): Residents of the Bakwa district in western Farah province are moving to other places due to the absence of health and education services, officials said on Sunday.



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    80% Kandaharis facing acute water shortage

    KANDAHAR (Pajhwok): Residents of the southern Kandahar province complained they were facing acute shortage of potable water.



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    Rival Kunar families turn friends: Wafa

    KABUL (PAN):  A years-long enmity between two influential families turned into friendship in eastern Kunar province, the Commission on Tribal Disputes Resolution at the Presidential Palace said on Thursday.



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    Corruption rampant in Logar statistics deptt.

    PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Residents of Kharwar and Charkh districts in central Logar province complain they have been facing problems in obtaining identity cards and meeting their legitimate demands.