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    Governance

    Senators seek tit-for-tat response to Pakistan

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Some senators on Sunday suggested a tit-for-tat response to Pakistan’s rocket strikes, warning the cross-border attacks threatened security for the runoff presidential elections.



    Health

    Treatment of patients with burn injuries begins

    KABUL (Pajhwok): For the first time, the Indira Gandhi Hospital in the capital Kabul started last month treating patients with burn injuries, a doctor said on Thursday.



    Business & Economics

    Gas rate up, diesel down in Kabul

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The price of gas rose, but that of diesel decreased during the outgoing week in capital Kabul, retailers said on Thursday.



    Media Releases

    First graduates of Kabul University’s Public Policy and Administration program receive Masters Degrees

    First graduates of Kabul University’s Public Policy and Administration program receive Masters Degrees



    Governance

    Stop Pakistani attacks, senators urge UN

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Meshrano Jirga -- upper house of parliament -- on Tuesday asked the United Nations Security Council to mount pressure on Pakistan to stop rocket attacks on Afghanistan.



    Security and Crime

    Pakistan to work for Afghan stability

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Defence Minister Gen. Bismillah Khan Mohammadi and Pakistani Army Chief Gen. Raheel Sharif discussed a host of issues including the scourge of terrorism and border management at a one-on-one meeting in Kabul.



    Accidents & Disasters

    2 dead, 7 injured in road mishap

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Two people were killed and seven others wounded in a traffic accident in the 12th police district of Kabul on Monday, an eyewitness said.



    Governance

    Senators ask govt to stop Pakistani incursions

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Ready to fight side by side with the security forces, Meshrano Jirga (Senate) members on Sunday asked the government to take effective measures to counter cross-border attacks by Pakistan.



    Social

    India to make artificial limbs for 1,000 Afghans

    KABUL (Pajhwok): An Indian organisation will make artificial limbs for 1,000 handicapped Afghans in coordination with the Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs, Martyrs and Disabled, officials said on



    Security and Crime

    ISI-linked group busted in Baghlan

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Two notorious insurgent commanders, having links with Pakistan’s intelligence service, Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), have been arrested during an operation that left four militants dead in northern Baghlan province, the Ministry of Interior (MoI) said on Wednesday.