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Ahmadzai gains 3% lead over Abdullah

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Jun 11, 2014 - 11:25
WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): The two presidential candidates, Dr. Abdullah Abdullah and Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai, are headed for a dead heat in Saturday’s run-off election, with the latter gaining a three percent lead, a latest opinion poll, based on face...
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91 bodies recovered as rescuers battle to deliver aid (Video)

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Jun 09, 2014 - 17:22
PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): As rescuers battled on Sunday to deliver aid to the affected families after devastating floods in northern Baghlan province, officials said so far at least 91 bodies have been recovered from floodwaters and under the rubble...
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1 policeman killed, 4 injured in Helmand suicide attack

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Dec 05, 2013 - 15:20
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 Thursday. Fawad Askari, provincial police spokesperson,...
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Three-quarters of Kandahar to have power supply (Video)

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May 31, 2012 - 13:41
KANDAHAR CITY (PAN): Local officials in southern Kandahar said on Tuesday that about 75 percent residents in the province would have access to electricity, after authorities managed to create surplus supply by curbing free power usage. Addressing a...
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Work on significant power projects resumes

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May 09, 2012 - 18:33
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.
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Bids for oil, gas extraction to be called on March 7

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Feb 18, 2012 - 16:47
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.
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60pc of Jalalabad residents deprived of power supply

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Feb 17, 2012 - 15:49
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.
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Afghan team to seek energy cooperation from Turkmenistan

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Feb 01, 2012 - 20:25
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. Deputy Governor Asil Din Jami told Pajhwok Afghan News the...
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Kabul residents slam power loadshedding

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Feb 01, 2012 - 17:19
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.
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Helmandis fret over frequent power outages

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Jan 31, 2012 - 15:38
LASHKARGAH (PAN): Residents of southern Helmand province on Tuesday complained they had electricity supply for just 12 hours every four days.
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Power import bill up by 300pc

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Jan 16, 2012 - 17:40
KABUL (PAN): The price of electricity imported from neighbouring Uzbekistan has jumped from $3 million (148 million afghanis) to $9 million six months ago, officials said on Monday. The imported power was mostly supplied to Kabul, Parwan, and...
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Power import bill up by 300pc

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Jan 16, 2012 - 17:37
KABUL (PAN): The price of electricity imported from neighbouring Uzbekistan has jumped from $3 million (148 million afghanis) to $9 million six months ago, officials said on Monday.
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Mazar residents avail electricity only 2 hours a day

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Jan 01, 2012 - 18:40
MAZAR-I-SHARIF (PAN): Residents of Mazar-i-Sharif, the capital of northern Balkh province, say electricity remains suspended for 22 hours a day in the city, but officials promise solving the problem soon.
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Thousands of families get access to electricity

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Dec 17, 2011 - 19:58
KABUL (PAN): Five thousands families in 48 villages were on Saturday provided electricity in Char Asiab district of central Kabul province, an official said on Saturday.
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Solar energy antenna installed at Kabul airport

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Dec 11, 2011 - 16:58
KABUL (PAN): A solar energy system worth $6.8 million (329,868,000 afghanis) was donated by Japan to the Kabul International Airport on Sunday.
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Absence of airport, lack of electricity hinder progress (Video)

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Nov 24, 2011 - 14:21
NANGARHAR, Nov 23, 2011: The absence of a civilian airport and lack of electricity supply posed the main hurdles to progress in eastern Nangarhar province, Governor Gul Agha Sherzai said on Wednesday. Addressing a gathering, jointly organized by...
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Karzai asks South Asia to unite for energy security

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Feb 03, 2011 - 17:54
NEW DELHI (PAN): Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai on Thursday urged South Asian nations to tap each others’ resources to create more energy security in the region. “We have an important challenge before us - of habitat and livelihood. Some...
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Need for unified energy policy stressed

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Dec 07, 2010 - 17:55
KABUL (PAN): Second Vice President Khalili said on Tuesday Afghanistan, a developing country blessed with great water resources, needed energy and power. "We need a unified policy in consideration to the national policy of Afghanistan. I am hopeful...
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Japan pledges $16m to water & energy ministry

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Nov 10, 2010 - 19:30
KABUL (PAN): The Japanese government on Wednesday pledged $16 million in assistance to the Ministry of Water and Energy for the improvement of irrigation systems in Kabul and Bamyan provinces, a minister said. A contract to the effect was signed...
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Japan pledges $16m to water & energy ministry

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Nov 10, 2010 - 18:28
KABUL (PAN): The Japanese government on Wednesday pledged $16 million in assistance to the Ministry of Water and Energy for the improvement of irrigation systems in Kabul and Bamyan provinces, a minister said. A contract to the effect was signed...
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