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Technicians fear Taliban to repair Kabul power supply line

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Jan 27, 2016 - 20:39
PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): Da Afghanistan Breshna Shirkat (DABS)’s technical teams could not reconnect the critical power supply line from Uzbekistan to Kabul due to the presence of Taliban in the area of the sabotage incident in northern Baghlan province, an official said on Wednesday.
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Cut ties with Taliban, governor asks Darqad residents

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Jan 14, 2016 - 20:37
QALOQAN (Pajhwok): The governor of northern Takhar province on Thursday warned residents of Darqad district against supporting Taliban militants in the district. Mohammad Yasin Zia warned the Darqad residents to quit supporting Taliban and fixed a...
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Reappointed Ghor female governor rejects new post

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Dec 17, 2015 - 19:26
KABUL/FEROZKOH (Pajhwok): The female governor of western Ghor province has been appointed as deputy governor of Kabul, but she said the government did so under pressure from powerful individuals.
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'Problems impede progress in boosting Khost revenue'

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Dec 13, 2015 - 19:58
KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): “If coordination between security and revenue collection departments is strengthened, it would lead to increased income,” says the economy department head for southeastern Khost province.
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Kunduzi: ALP being strengthened against Daesh in Achin

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Dec 08, 2015 - 20:57
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): The governor on Tuesday said another 1,000 Afghan Local Police (ALP) members would be appointed and deployed to the Achin district of eastern Nangahar province to deal with the so-called Islamic State or Daesh group.
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500 ALP personnel to secure Nimroz borders with Iran, Pakistan

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Dec 02, 2015 - 16:47
ZARANJ (Pajhwok): The governor on Wednesday said a 500-member strong Afghan local police (ALP) force would be deployed at the borders with Pakistan and Iran and border police would be equipped in near future to prevent militants from moving between...
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Budgetary funds can’t be deposited in personal accounts: Governor

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Nov 27, 2015 - 11:36
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Government officials are not authorised to deposit budgetary allocations in their personal bank accounts, the governor of eastern Nangarhar province said on Friday. The gubernatorial warning came after recent media reports...
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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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80pc of public offices lack buildings in Logar towns

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Nov 11, 2015 - 18:02
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): The governor on Wednesday said 33 percent government departments in the provincial capital and 80 percent in districts of central Logar province were without buildings of their own.
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Acting officials being replaced in Wardak: Hayat

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Nov 02, 2015 - 18:33
MAIDAN SHAR (Pajhwok): The Maidan Wardak government would appoint new officials in cooperation with the central authority to replace acting departmental heads over the next 100 days, an official said on Monday. This was told by Governor Hayatullah...
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No attention paid to Badghis in 14 years, says governor

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Oct 28, 2015 - 15:14
QALA-I-NAW (Pajhwok): The new governor on Wednesday said the central government had ignored northwestern Badghis province with regard to reconstruction and development activities over the past 14 years. Talking to Pajhwok Afghan News during an...
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Ghor female governor vows to defeat Taliban

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Oct 20, 2015 - 18:00
FIROZKOH (Pajhwok): Donning a military uniform, the governor of western Ghor province on Tuesday visited Dolina district to show her support for security forces.
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Kunduzi denies rumours tribal militias being raised

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Oct 14, 2015 - 19:43
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Nangarhar Governor Salim Khan Kunduzi on Wednesday rejected reports that some lawmakers were trying to establish tribal militias in the eastern province.
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New Takhar governor to fight corruption, terrorism

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Oct 12, 2015 - 21:12
TALOQAN (Pajhwok): The newly-appointed governor for northern Takhar province on Monday identified eliminating corruption, terrorism and ethnic discriminations as his priorities.
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Corrupt officials to face music: Kunar governor

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Oct 04, 2015 - 17:43
ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Government employees involved in corruption would be brought to justice, the governor of eastern Kunar province said on Sunday.
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Ulema’s role vital for peace, stability: Kunduzi

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Sep 20, 2015 - 18:31
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): The governor of eastern Nangarhar province on Sunday asked religious scholars to help the government eliminate extremism and establish peace in the country.
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Political groups impeding reform: Khost governor

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Sep 19, 2015 - 13:36
KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): The Khost governor on Saturday accused some political groups of interfering in government activities, creating hurdles to reforms and changes in the southern province.
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Helmand governor claims controlling land grab, injustice

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Sep 14, 2015 - 15:31
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): The Helmand governor, who took office three months ago, on Monday claimed preventing injustice and land grab in the southern province.
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Nuristan needs special uplift package, says governor

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Sep 07, 2015 - 18:20
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): The acting governor on Monday asked the Parliament to pay proper attention to the development of eastern Nuristan province while approving upcoming annual budget. Hafiz Abdul Qayyum told Pajhwok Afghan News during an interview...
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Ghazni governor accused of meeting Daesh leaders

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Aug 25, 2015 - 18:04
KABUL (Pajhwok): Accusing the governor of southern Ghazni province of having hands with Taliban, civil society organizations alleged that he had a meeting with Daesh leaders twice in the United Arabic Emirates (UAE).
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