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    Ahmadzai gains 3% lead over Abdullah

    WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): The two presidential candidates, Dr. Abdullah Abdullah and Dr.

    Security and Crime

    1 policeman killed, 4 injured in Helmand suicide attack

    LASHKARGAH (PAN): One policeman has been killed and four others injured when a suicide bomber targeted a police check post in Marjah district of the southern Helmand province, an official said Thur

    Business & Economics

    Three-quarters of Kandahar to have power supply (Video)

    KANDAHAR CITY (PAN): Local officials in southern Kandahar said on Tuesday that about 75

    Business & Economics

    Work on significant power projects resumes

    KABUL (PAN): Ministry of Water and Energy officials on Wednesday said that work on two power projects that were delayed for security reasons had started. The projects are aimed at increasing electricity supply to Laghman and Kunduz provinces.

    Business & Economics

    Bids for oil, gas extraction to be called on March 7

    KABUL (PAN): A bidding process for oil and gas extraction in the 31000 square kilometres Afghan-Tajik basin in the northeast would start on March 7, an official said on Saturday.

    Business & Economics

    60pc of Jalalabad residents deprived of power supply

    JALALABAD (PAN): Power supply from the Naghlu dam to eastern Nangarhar province meets the need of only 40 percent residents of Jalalabad, the provincial capital, an official said on Friday.

    Business & Economics

    Afghan team to seek energy cooperation from Turkmenistan

    HERAT CITY (PAN): At the head of a delegation, the governor of western Herat province on Wednesday left for Turkmenistan to discuss cooperation in energy and trade sectors, his deputy said.

    Business & Economics

    Kabul residents slam power loadshedding

    KABUL (PAN): Some Kabul residents have alleged electricity remains cut off to their houses but commercial centres and government buildings are enjoying an uninterrupted supply.

    Business & Economics

    Helmandis fret over frequent power outages

    LASHKARGAH (PAN): Residents of southern Helmand province on Tuesday complained they had electricity supply for just 12 hours every four days.