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Power utility owed 850m afs in Herat unpaid bills

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Jan 26, 2016 - 20:12
HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Local Breshna Sherkat (power utility) officials on Tuesday said a number of consumers owed 850 million afghanis in unpaid bills to the company in western Herat province.
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Roadside bombings spike worries Herat people

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Jan 25, 2016 - 18:26
شهرهرات (پژواک،٥دلو٩٤): کمیتۀ امنیتی شورای ولایتى هرات می گوید که در اين اواخر، جاسازى ماين ها در اين ولايت افزايش يافته و مردم را نگران نموده است.
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Sweden to spend $1b in Herat over next decade: Envoy

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Jan 20, 2016 - 19:56
HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Sweden has decided to spend $1 billion in western Herat province over the next decade to empower women and strengthen the education and the private sector, the country’s envoy said on Wednesday.
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Man, woman axed to death in Herat City

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Jan 19, 2016 - 16:30
HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): A man and a woman have been found axed to death in western Herat province, hospital sources said on Tuesday. Mohammad Rafiq Sherzai, spokesman for the Herat Zonal Hospital, told Pajhwok Afghan News the bodies of a man and a...
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70 detained over various crimes in Herat

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Jan 17, 2016 - 19:25
HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Police on Sunday said they had arrested some 70 individuals on charges of different crimes during the past 10 days in western Herat province.
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400 suffocation incidents recorded in Herat in 3 months

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Jan 14, 2016 - 14:48
HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): As many as 400 incidents of suffocation have been recorded in the past three month at the zonal hospital in western Herat province, an official said on Thursday. Aziz Rahman Jame, head of the emergency ward, told Pajhwok Afghan...
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Increasing use of coal contributing to air pollution in Herat

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Jan 12, 2016 - 15:55
HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): The National Environment Protection Agency on Tuesday said the increasing use of coal for heating purposes caused air pollution in the western province of Herat. “Using coal is not a proper way of heating because it has a...
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70 children die from pneumonia in Herat in 3 months

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Jan 11, 2016 - 16:40
HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Local health officials on Monday said 70 children infected with pneumonia had died during the past three months alone in western Herat province. Mohammad Sahfiq Sherzai, Herat Zonal Hospital spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News...
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National employment programme starts in 12 provinces

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Jan 04, 2016 - 16:07
HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD) has launched the National Employment Programme (NEP) in 12 provinces to promote peace, officials said on Monday.
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64 death sentences awaiting president’s signature: Herat court

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Dec 24, 2015 - 20:06
HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Head of the appellant court of western Herat province on Thursday said the court had decided 35,000 cases during the past four years and 64 death sentences were awaiting president’s signature.
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Newly-wed couple dies of carbon monoxide poisoning

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Dec 14, 2015 - 16:05
HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): A newly-wed couple found dead on Monday in their home in western Herat province were poisoned by carbon monoxide from a liquefied gas cylinder, an official said. Herat zonal hospital spokesman Dr. Mohammad Rafiq Sherzai...
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Herat engineers allege favoritism in NSP appointments

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Dec 07, 2015 - 21:00
HEART CITY (Pajhwok): A number of engineers on Monday staged a protest demonstration against what they said “discrimination and favoritism in employment on National Solidarity Programme (NSP) projects” in western Herat province.
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11 killed as rival Taliban groups clash in Herat

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Dec 07, 2015 - 16:28
HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Nearly a dozen militants were killed and 10 others wounded during a clash between two rival Taliban commanders in the Shindand district of western Herat province, an official said on Monday. The firefight broke out in the...
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62 raisin-processing halls constructed in Herat: MAIL

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Dec 07, 2015 - 15:17
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock (MAIL) on Monday announced constructing 62 raisin-processing halls in Injil, Korakh, Guzra and Zindajan districts of the western Herat province. According to the National...
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Body of woman killed in Iran brought to Herat

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Dec 03, 2015 - 18:02
HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): The body of a woman, who was allegedly shot dead by Iranian border guards, has been brought to western Herat province, relatives said on Thursday.
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Salma dam to start producing 28MW of power next year

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Dec 02, 2015 - 19:35
HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Energy and Water Minister Ali Ahmad Osmani on Wednesday said Salma hydropower and irrigation dam in western Herat province would start producing 28 megawatts of electricity until spring next year.
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DABS raises tariff after afghani dips against dollar

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Nov 02, 2015 - 20:10
HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat (DABS), the semi-government power distribution company, on Monday announced it had decided to increase electricity tariff with effect from next month due to the afghani’s depreciation against the American dollar.
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Heratis gather in support of protesting lawmakers

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Oct 21, 2015 - 20:09
HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Dozens of residents of western Herat province on Wednesday gathered in support of lawmakers who staged a walkout from the Wolesi Jirga in protest against ignoring qualified Herati security officials in promotions.
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Kabul diplomacy towards Islamabad has failed: Spanta

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Oct 05, 2015 - 00:59
HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Former national security advisor Dr. Rangin Dadfar Spanta on Sunday said the unity government’s diplomacy towards Pakistan was a failure.
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2 officials caught red-handed taking bribes

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Sep 28, 2015 - 20:10
HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Intelligence police have arrested two district officials in western Herat province on corruption charges, an official said on Monday.
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