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    Security and Crime,Social

    Rising militancy pesters Kapisa residents

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Residents of some areas of central Kapisa province complain insecurity is gradually escalating and creating numerous problems for civilians.


    Call for infrastructure projects in Kandahar

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Dozens of youth on Tuesday staged a protest in southern Kandahar province, asking the new government to launch key infrastructure projects there.

    Business & Economics,Social

    Telecom services in Daimirdad suspended

    MAIDAN SHAHR (Pajhwok): Two mobile phone telecommunications companies -- NTN and Etisalat -- have suspended their services in the Daimirdad district of central Maidan Wardak province, officials said on Sunday.


    Protestors seek power connections

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok):  A number of residents on Wednesday protested against the electricity department in Jalalabad, the capital of eastern Nangarhar province, demanding power connections.


    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.

    Security and Crime,Social

    Princess Hindia seeks back her grabbed land

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Princes Hindia, a daughter of former Afghan emperor Amanullah Khan, on Tuesday vowed to name government high-ups involved in land-grab incidents in the central capital.


    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.

    Accidents & Disasters,Social

    Woman commits suicide in Herat

    HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): A woman has committed suicide as a result of domestic violence in western Herat province, an official said on Saturday.


    Tougher punishment sought for Pak reporter

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Prosecutors have reportedly sought tougher punishment for a Pakistani reporter who was detained by Afghan security officials in eastern Nangarhar province in April this year.