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    Women’s role in peace, development stressed

    BAMYAN CITY (Pajhwok): Social barriers that undermined women’s status and political and leadership role in the country’s progress should be removed permanently, participants of a gathering stressed on Thursday.


    9 more Afghans welcomed in New Zealand

    KABUL (PAN): The authorities in New Zealand has granted residency to nine more Afghan interpreters, who served with troops from the country in central Bamyan province, a report said on Friday.


    48 towns to be established for Afghan refugees: Anwari

    BAMYAN CITY (PAN):  The Minister of Refugees and Repatriation on Wednesday announced the establishment of 48 towns for Afghan refugees returning home from neighbouring countries in the next three years.


    Sarabi plans promoting tourism in Bamyan

    BAMYAN CITY (PAN): Governor of central Bamyan province Habiba Surabi -- the only woman to hold this position in Afghanistan -- has described asphalting of roads and supply of electricity to thousands of families as her major achievements.

    Accidents & Disasters

    Daikundi acting deputy police chief killed in road mishap

    BAMYAN CITY (PAN): The acting deputy police chief of central Daikundi province was among three policemen killed after their vehicle turned turtle in the province, officials said on Sunday.

    Security and Crime,Education

    Girls’ high school blown up in Bamyan

    BAMYAN CITY (PAN): Unidentified men blew up a girls’ high school in the Shibar district of central Bamyan province Thursday morning, officials said.

    Accidents & Disasters

    Bamyan girl’s murder sparks protest

    BAMYAN CITY (PAN): Hundreds of youth and civil society activists on Wednesday staged a protest against a provincial council member for murdering a young girl in central Bamyan province.

    Accidents & Disasters

    5 killed, 6 injured in Daikundi

    BAMYAN (PAN): Five people were killed and six others injured after a passenger vehicle overturned in central Daikundi province on Tuesday, officials said.

    Security and Crime

    MP’s brother accused in girl murder case

    BAMYAN (PAN): Relatives of a teenage girl, who was found dead in her brother-in-law’s house last year, on Monday accused a provincial council member of shooting her during a court hearing in central Bamyan province.

    Security and Crime

    NZ to spend $43m on Bamyan reconstruction: Coleman

    BAMYAN CITY (PAN): The New Zealand minister of defence, who arrived in Bamyan on Wednesday, said his country would spend $43 million (2.1 billion afs) on reconstruction projects over the next four