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3 die, 5 injured as vehicle overturns in Kandahar

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Feb 04, 2016 - 17:26
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Three people died and five others injured on Thursday when the vehicle they were travelling in overturned on a highway in southern Kandahar province, an official said. The early morning incident took place on the Kandahar-...
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Security now secondary issue in Kandahar: Ghani

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Feb 03, 2016 - 19:41
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Members of the provincial council, tribal elders and civil society activists on Wednesday urged President Ashraf Ghani to pay serious attention to addressing problems plaguing the electricity, education and economic sectors of southern Kandahar province.
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President meets local officials in Kandahar City

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Feb 03, 2016 - 12:24
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani, heading a high-level delegation arrived in Kandahar City on Wednesday to meet local officials. The governor’s spokesman, Samim Khpalwak, told Pajhwok Afghan News the president arrived in the southern...
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Militant killed in NDS patrol attack in Kandahar

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Jan 29, 2016 - 16:20
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Intelligence officials shot dead one militant and injured another after their patrol came under attack in southern Kandahar province on Friday. The National Directorate of Security (NDS) operatives were on a patrol when two...
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Agriculture farm for women launched in Kandahar

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Jan 28, 2016 - 18:32
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): The foundation stone of an agricultural farm was laid on Thursday by the women’s affairs minister after arriving in the southern province of Kandahar.
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2,060 Kandahar students sit entry text exam

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Jan 26, 2016 - 20:35
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Though 4,000 students graduated from high schools last academic year in southern Kandahar province, only 2060 of them sat the university entrance test on Tuesday, officials said.
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Girl killed, 6 others wounded in Kandahar blast

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Jan 25, 2016 - 14:18
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): A girl was killed and five women and a child were wounded when a mortar shell the children had found and brought home exploded inside their home in Arghandab district of southern Kandahar province, police said on Monday. The...
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30 insurgents killed in Maiwand offensive: official

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Jan 24, 2016 - 21:57
KANDAHAR (Pajhwok): At least 30 militants have been killed and another 18 wounded during clearing operations in the Maiwand district of southern Kandahar province, officials said on Sunday.
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Kandahar hospital donated chairs, tables, beds

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Jan 23, 2016 - 19:51
KANDAHAR (Pajhwok): A charity group has provided tables, chairs, beds and wheelchairs to a hospital belonging to the Kandahar university’s medical faculty in the southern province.
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Turkey urged to help Kandahar fruits reach Europe

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Jan 21, 2016 - 16:55
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Traders in southern Kandahar province on Thursday urged the Turkish ambassador in Afghanistan to facilitate their dried and fresh fruits in reaching Europe markets through Turkey. The Turkish envoy, Ali Sait Akin, was...
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Kandahar customs revenue up by 2.2b afghanis

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Jan 20, 2016 - 18:18
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Some residents and traders have criticised the performance of the transport and customs departments of southern Kandahar province, but officials of the said departments claim their revenue has increased due to better management.
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Spike in Kandahar civilian casualties worries AIHRC

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Jan 19, 2016 - 14:54
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): The year 2015 was the deadliest for civilians in southern Kandahar province, where 874 civilians suffered casualties in security incidents, officials said on Tuesday. Up to 448 civilians, including women and children, were...
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Apiculture, honey production significantly grow in Kandahar

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Jan 11, 2016 - 17:04
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Beekeeping has significantly increased in southern Kandahar provinceduring the current solar year,when farmers collected 8,000 kilograms of honey. In the past, beekeeping in Kandahar had been a relatively new type of farming...
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Kandahar municipality’s revenue to reach 800m afs

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Jan 04, 2016 - 15:07
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): The new mayor on Monday said four key projects were being implemented in Kandahar City and the schemes would help increase the municipality’s revenue to 800 million afghanis this fiscal year. Eng. Rokhan Wolasmal, who took...
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Young Kandahar man on mission to set up libraries

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Jan 03, 2016 - 16:59
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): A young man in southern Kandahar province has embarked on establishing libraries in different areas to promote the culture of book-reading.
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Female polio vaccinator gunned down in Kandahar

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Dec 28, 2015 - 16:36
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Unknown gunmen opened fire at two female polio vaccinators on Monday noon in the capital of southern Kandahar province, killing one and injuring another, an official said. The incident took place in Largo Ganj area in the...
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28pc of work on 350-bed Kandahar hospital completed

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Dec 25, 2015 - 15:24
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Twenty-eight percent of construction work on a 350-bed hospital in southern Kandahar province has been completed, officials said on Friday.
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Gunmen kill 4 sons of Kandahar tribal elder

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Dec 20, 2015 - 15:13
KANDAHAR CIY (Pajhwok): Gunmen broke into the house of a tribal elder and gunned down his four sons in the Shah Walikot district of southern Kandahar province last night, an official said on Sunday. The incident took place in Zangitan area of the...
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Ill-disciplined movement allowed Kandahar airport attack

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Dec 16, 2015 - 22:21
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): A parliamentary commission on Wednesday said “a lack of coordination among security organs, negligence and illegal business activities paved the way for a daylong Taliban attack" that killed 50 people at the airport in southern Kandahar province a week back.
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Brother of Afghan envoy to India killed in Kandahar

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Dec 14, 2015 - 23:11
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Unknown gunmen shot dead an elder brother of the Afghanistan ambassador to India in a mosque in the capital of southern Kandahar province on Monday, an official said.
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