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Bamyan title as world’s creative city celebrated

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Feb 04, 2016 - 20:40
BAMYAN CITY (Pajhwok): Residents on Thursday celebrated the title “world creative city” the central Bamyan province has been given by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).
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Weeks later, Bamyan coalmine fire still burns: residents

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Feb 03, 2016 - 22:33
BAMYAN CITY (Pajhwok): The coalmine of Eshpeshta area of Kohmard district of central Bamyan province caught fire few weeks ago and no measures have been taken so far to extinguish the blaze, local residents and officials said on Wednesday. “We have...
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Bamyan’s cave-dwellers in a grim battle for survival

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Jan 13, 2016 - 15:07
BAMYAN CITY (Pajhwok): Thousands of cave-dwellers near the Taliban-dynamited Buddha statues in central Bamyan province are wallowing in abject poverty and unemployment. Unable to make ends meet, the troglodytes have to struggle to keep their bodies...
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Bamyan education director detained on embezzlement charges

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Dec 28, 2015 - 19:18
BAMYAN CITY (Pajhwok): The education director for central Bamyan province and the education officer for Shebar district have been arrested on charges of embezzling millions of afghanis.
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Honour, threats prevent women from seeking legal redress

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Dec 27, 2015 - 11:40
BAMYAN CITY (Pajhwok): Concerned about family honour and lacking access to judicial organs, women in central Bamyan province avoid moving courts against the continued violations of their rights. Many females do not visit even the Women’s Affairs...
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A taste apart, Bamyan’s honey in great demand

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Dec 02, 2015 - 15:04
BAMYAN CITY (Pajhwok): More than 11 tonnes of honey worth nine million afghanis has been produced this year in central Bamyan, officials said on Wednesday. Up to 400 women across the province are engaged in the beekeeping occupation, Agriculture...
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Bamyan activists seek justice for Daesh victims

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Nov 11, 2015 - 19:34
BAMYAN CITY (Pajhwok): Civil society activists and the governor of central Bamyan province on Wednesday urged the government and security forces to bring to justice the killers of seven civilians in Zabul province.
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Vulnerable Bamyan, Ghor families need winter aid

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Nov 05, 2015 - 16:21
FIROZKOH/BAMYAN CITY (Pajhwok): Vulnerable to natural disasters, residents of central Bamyan and western Ghor provinces have asked the government to provide them required food items and winter clothes before roads are blocked by snowfall.
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Japan donates snow-clearing machines to Bamyan

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Oct 18, 2015 - 16:29
BAMYAN CITY (Pajhwok): Japan has donated snow-clearing machines worth nearly $1.4 million to central Bamyan province to help keep road open in winter, officials said on Sunday. The eight machines, including two excavators, two graders, two loaders...
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1.5-km road being blacktopped in Bamyan

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Oct 14, 2015 - 16:53
BAMYAN CITY (Pajhwok): A 1.5-kilometre road is being reconstructed and blacktopped by the municipality in central Bamyan province, an official said on Wednesday. The road --- 14-metre wide and 10cm thick --- would be reconstructed from Mullah Ghulam...
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Thousands of Bamyan teachers going without salaries

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Sep 16, 2015 - 18:46
BAMYAN CITY (Pajhwok): At least six-month salaries of over 2,750 contract-based teachers in central Bamyan province have not been paid, forcing some of them into manual labour for making ends meet.
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Civilian deaths blamed on govt’s indifference

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Sep 10, 2015 - 20:41
BAMYAN (Pajhwok): Civil society activist through street theatricals on Thursday protested against killing of civilians in central Bamyan province.
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Another 2,500 Bamyan homes go green

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Sep 02, 2015 - 17:18
BAMYAN CITY (Pajhwok): More than 2,500 families on Wednesday extended solar power in central Bamyan province amid complaints the charges exceed those in other provinces. Governor Tahir Zuhair and Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat’s (DABS) central zone...
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Govt urged to criminalise street harassment

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Aug 05, 2015 - 17:05
BAMYAN CITY (Pajhwok): A civil society group and local officials have voiced their concern about the increase in street harassment of women and girls in central Bamyan province, urging the government to criminalise the malicious act. A survey...
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District official survives bomb attack; alleged robbers held

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Jul 14, 2015 - 12:40
FIROZKOH/BAMYAN (Pajhwok): A district police chief in western Ghor province has survived a bomb blast that left two civilians injured, while five armed thieves have been detained in central Bamyan province, officials said Tuesday.
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Bamyan lawmakers end protest against governor

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Jul 07, 2015 - 15:10
BAMYAN CITY (Pajhwok): Protesting lawmakers on Tuesday ended their one month sit-in against the newly elected governor but their supporters attacked the governor house with stones, leaving windowpanes of the governor house smashed.
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Protesters want interior, defence ministers fired

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Jul 07, 2015 - 14:51
BAMYAN CITY (Pajhwok): Over a thousand enraged protesters in central Bamyan province on Tuesday termed Jalrez carnage a war crime and demanded immediate sacking of interior and acting defence ministers.
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Bamyan protestors assail govt over Jalrez fight

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Jul 04, 2015 - 15:48
BAMYAN CITY (Pajhwok): Hundreds of residents of central Bamyan province on Saturday took to the street against the killing of 24 Afghan Local Police (ALP) members by rebels and criticised the government for what they demonstrating what they called negligence.
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District chief escapes unhurt in Taliban’s ambush

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Jun 27, 2015 - 14:48
BAMYAN (Pajhwok): The Shaiber district chief in central Bamyan province said he narrowly escaped Taliban’s ambush on Saturday afternoon.
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30 schoolgirls poisoned in Bamyan

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Jun 22, 2015 - 15:10
BAMYAN CITY (Pajhwok): Another 30 schoolgirls have been poisoned in Waras district of central Bamyan province, an official said Monday.
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