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    Millions plundered in name of salaries

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Residents claim tens of thousands of afghanis, which are released by the education department in the name of teacher salaries, end up in pockets of a few individuals in the Maroof district of southern Kandahar province.


    10,000 Kandahar children hit by diarrhea

    KANDAHAR (Pajhwok): As many as 10,000 children were infected by diarrhea over the past four months in southern Kandahar province, an official and residents said on Sunday.

    Security and Crime

    Bike bomb kills two police in Kandahar

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): A remote-controlled bomb attached to a motorcycle killed two policemen on Tuesday, an official said.


    Civil society stresses election credibility

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Expressing their concern over the current deadlock, civil society representatives in southern Kandahar province on Thursday stressed the need for credibility of the presidential election.

    Security and Crime

    Policeman guns down public representative

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Police have gunned down a provincial council member in southern Kandahar province, an official said on Tuesday.

    Security and Crime

    Policeman kills 3 of his colleagues in Kandahar

    KANADAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): A policeman has gunned down three of his colleagues and left two others wounded at a security outpost in southern Kandahar province, an official said on Monday.

    Business & Economics

    Kandahar customs revenue up by 21pc

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Despite negative impacts on the national economy in the wake of a prolonged electoral process, the provincial customs department’s revenue increased by 21 percent in southern Kandahar province this fiscal year, an official said on Saturday.

    Accidents & Disasters,Culture

    Famous folk singer Haji Bakht dies

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Haji Bakht, one of the popular folk singers, died from a protracted illness a day earlier and was laid to rest in his ancestral graveyard in southern Kandahar province, family sources said on Tuesday.


    Work on building for vaccination centre begins

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Construction work on a building for the vaccination centre exclusively established for southern provinces in the capital of southern Kandahar province was launched on Monday.

    Security and Crime

    Parents of slain minor girl seek justice

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): The parents of a two-year-old slain girl on Thursday accused their neighbours of mercilessly killing their daughter and security forces of taking no action against the murderers.