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    Work on building 10-bed hospital launched

    FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Construction work on a 10-bed hospital was launched in the Tagab district of northeastern Badakhshan province where child-mother mortality rate was on the rise, officials said on Saturday.


    Tagab to get health clinic for 150 patients

    FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Construction work on a new Comprehensive Health Clinic (CHC) for Tagab district in northeastern Badakhshan province was launched on Wednesday, a statement said.

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    PC candidate allegedly held with drugs

    FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Three people, including a leading provincial council runner, have been detained with 300 kilograms of drugs in northeastern Badakhshan province, an official said on Wednesday.


    Badakhshan mothers face high mortality risk

    FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Residents of remote areas of northeastern Badakhshan province say pregnant women continue to face high risks of dying during labour and childbirth in the absence of healthcare services.


    Top officials rescued from Taliban ambush

    FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Authorities in the northeastern Badakhshan province announced an end to Taliban’s siege of top officials with the killing of three militants on Monday evening.


    Badakhshan University gets new facilities

    FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Badakhshan University officially got new facilities for four faculties, administrative offices, classrooms 200 students and dormitories, the German Cooperation with Afghanistan said on Saturday.

    Security and Crime

    8 militants killed in Badakhshan offensive

    FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): At least eight militants, including three commanders, have been killed and 10 others wounded during an operation in Juram district of northeastern Badakhshan province, an official said Saturday.

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    Mob beats alleged killers to death

    FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Angry protesters beat to death two alleged killers of a religious scholar in northeastern Badakhshan province on Wednesday.


    Work on 44km Badakhshan road launched

    FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Work on asphalting a 44-kilometre road in northeastern Badakhshan province was launched on Saturday. The project would benefit half a million inhabitants, officials said.

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    Unemployment continues to haunt Badakhshan

    FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Deep-rooted corruption and greater say of influential in affairs of government institutions force large number of Badakhshan youth to travel abroad mainly to neighboring countries for work.