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    Governance

    Helmand elders praise Karzai for his services

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Elders from southern Helmand province presented an appreciation letter to President Hamid Karzai in recognition of his services to the nation, the Presidential Palace said on Sunday.



    Education

    New school inaugurated in Helmand

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Inaugurating a newly-built school in the Greshk district, Governor Mohammad Naeem on Thursday said efforts were being made to construct buildings for schools having no structures in southern Helmand province.



    Reconstruction

    112 projects being implemented in Helmand

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Development work to implement 112 development projects as part of the stability program in southern Helmand province has been expedited, an official said on Wednesday.



    Security and Crime

    Helmand offensives leave 16 rebels dead

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Sixteen rebels were killed and 13 others wounded during separate cleanup operations in southern Helmand province, an official said on Tuesday.



    Security and Crime

    Polls security beefed up in provinces

    TALUQAN, LASHKARGAH, KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): Security forces shot dead five militants, including a commander, in cleanup operations in southern Helmand, northern Kunduz and Takhar provinces to bolster security ahead of Saturday’s vote, officials said Thursday.



    Security and Crime

    Poll materials reach Helmand districts

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): The police chief for southern Helmand province on Wednesday said elections staff, equipment and other logistic material had been transferred to northern districts of the province.



    Security and Crime

    5 Afghan soldiers among 9 killed in violence

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Five Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers and four militants have been killed in separate security incidents, officials said on Sunday.



    Security and Crime

    5 Afghan soldiers among 9 killed in violence

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Five Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers and four militants have been killed in separate security incidents, officials said on Sunday.



    Governance

    Most Greshk residents sans voter cards

    ASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Most residents of the Greshk district in southern Helmand province on Sunday complained they had neither received their voter cards nor had proper awareness about the elections process.



    Security and Crime,Reconstruction

    Newly-built police building opens in Lashkargah

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): A newly-constructed building for the police support centre in the Karez area of Lashkargah, the capital of southern Helmand, was inaugurated on Wednesday.