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    Business & Economics,Reconstruction

    79m euros spent on airport reconstruction

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Officials said on Saturday 79 million euros had been spent on the reconstruction of Kandahar International Airport.


    Aircraft repair workshop to be built in Kandahar

    KANDAHAR CITY (PAN): An aircraft repair workshop -- the first ever of its kind -- would be built soon at the Kandahar International Airport, officials said on Friday.


    Female candidate complains of insecurity

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): A female provincial council runner in southern Kandahar province on Tuesday said she was ready to serve her people despite security problems and traditional restrictions.

    Accidents & Disasters

    Kandahar official succumbs to injuries

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): A senior official at the Kandahar governor’s office, Dr. Parvez Najib, succumbed to his injuries late on Friday night, the provincial government said on Saturday.

    Business & Economics

    Iodised salt factory starts production

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): The first-ever iodised salt factory started production in the industrial park in southern Kandahar province on Saturday, the governor’s office said.

    Security and Crime

    3 bombers dead in Kandahar battle

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Three suicide bombers were shot dead after they tried to storm the National Directorate of Security (NDS) Department in southern Kandahar province on Wednesday, an official said.

    Security and Crime

    10 civilians injured in Kandahar suicide blast

    KABUL (Pajhwok): At least ten civilians were hospitalised with injuries after a suicide bomber detonated his explosives in the capital of southern Kandahar province on Sunday, an official said.

    Security and Crime

    NATO airstrike kills 14 militants in Zabul

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Fourteen insurgents were killed when NATO aircrafts pounded their positions during an ongoing ground and air offensive in southern Zabul province, the Afghan military said on Saturday.


    Flawed survey halts aid to Kandahar

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): An inaccurate survey prompted donor agencies to stop aid to some government departments in southern Kandahar province, officials said on Wednesday.


    India pledges sustained support to Afghanistan

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): During a visit to southern Kandahar province on Monday, the Indian ambassador pledged New Delhi’s sustained support for the war-torn country’s social and development affairs.