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    Dahla dam’s walls being raised by 8 metres

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Water and Energy Minister Arif Noorzai on Monday said they planned to reconstruct and raise by eight metres the walls of Dahla Dam in southern Kandahar province.

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    Area under poppy cultivation rises in Kandahar

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): The area under poppy cultivation has risen this year in southern Kandahar province, where an anti-poppy drive is being launched shortly, an official said on Sunday.

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    Unmanned ISAF plane crashes in Kandahar

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): An unmanned ISAF plane crashed on Sunday in the Panjwai district of southern Kandahar province, an official said.

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    Only attacker killed in Kandahar car blast

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): A suicide bomber in a car targeted a passing convoy of foreign troops in the Spin Boldak border town in southern Kandahar province on Thursday, killing only himself, an official said.

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    Pakistan fires rockets into Kandahar

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): In an attempt to disrupt elections, Pakistani forces on Saturday fired rockets into three border districts of southern Kandahar province, officials said.

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    Terror group busted in Kandahar

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): A militant group was detained along with bomb-rigged motorbikes and a car in southern Kandahar province on Wednesday, the spy department said.

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    10 militants killed in Wardak, Kandahar

    MAIDAN SHAHAR/ KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Ten militants, including a notorious commander, have been killed and four others detained in offensives in Maidan Wardak and Kandahar provinces, official said Wednesday.


    Kandahar voters enthused by graffiti

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Conveying a variety of messages, including peace and good governance, graffiti can be seen on walls of main buildings in southern Kandahar City.    


    11 HIV-positive cases detected in Kandahar

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Eleven AIDS cases have been detected during the last one year in southern Kandahar province, the public health director said Tuesday.

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    Militants hold 5 civilians hostage in Kandahar

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Militants held five civilians hostage in southern Kandahar province, an official said on Monday.