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    School, cricket stadium to be built in Badakhshan

    FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): After the devastating landslide in northeastern Badakhshan province, first school would be constructed in Argo district while the cricket stadium would be built in Faizabad, the provincial capital, said provincial education director.

    Security and Crime

    Badakhshan clash being investigated

    FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): The Interior Ministry has launched an investigation into the killing of five policemen in a clash with armed men loyal to an illegal commander over the control of azure mines in northeastern Badakhshan province, an official said on Wednesday.


    Badakhshan University gets new girls’ hostel

    FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): A newly-constructed hostel for girls was on Wednesday inaugurated on the university campus in northeastern Badakhshan province, an official said.


    Badakhshan PC vows better services

    FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Residents of northeastern Badakhshan province blame the outgoing provincial council for doing no service to the general public, fearing the new one may follow suit.

    Security and Crime

    Chechens, Uzbeks among 15 killed in Warduj

    FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Fifteen militants, including Chechen and Uzbek fighters, have been killed in the Warduj district of northeastern Badakhshan province, an official claimed on Wednesday.

    Security and Crime

    Badakhshan fighting claims 23 lives

    KABUL/FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): At least 19 armed rebels and four policemen have lost their lives to a fresh spate of violence in northeastern Badakhshan province, a Ministry of Interior (MoI) official said on Monday.

    Security and Crime

    10 militants eliminated in Badakhshan

    FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Ten insurgents have been killed during a clearing operation in the Darayem district of northeastern Badakhshan province, police claimed on Friday.

    Accidents & Disasters,Reconstruction

    150 homes being built for landslide victims

    FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): A project to construct 150 homes for families who lost their houses to a massive landslide in the Argo district of southeastern Badakhshan province has been launched, an official said on Saturday.


    Anthrax hits dozens of Badakhshan residents

    FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): At least 40 people, including children, have been affected by the anthrax disease in northeastern Badakhshan province, Pajhwok Afghan News reliably learnt 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.