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    Governance,Business & Economics

    Khost municipality claims revenue hike

    KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): The Khost Municipality on Saturday claimed a 55 percent increase in its revenue in the first nine months of the current solar year, linking the rise to a crackdown on administrative graft in the southeastern province.


    Khost PC to elect admin board tomorrow

    KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): The provincial council of southeastern Khost on Saturday announced it would elect the administration board tomorrow (Sunday).


    Journalists attend first-aid training

    KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): Journalists on Thursday completed a two-day training course in battlefield first aid in southeastern Khost province.

    Security and Crime

    3 civilians killed in new violence

    KHOST CITY /KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Two civilians were killed and as many wounded on Wednesday when militants attacked a village in the Zazai Maidan district of southeastern Khost province.

    Business & Economics

    Khost traders concerned at growing insecurity

    KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): A number of traders from southeastern Khost on Saturday alleged some security officials were unable to ensure security in the border province.

    Business & Economics

    Khost traders concern over growing insecurity

    KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): A number of traders in southeastern Khost province on Saturday alleged some security officials were unable to ensure security of the border province.


    MPs blasted for meddling in Khost PC affairs

    KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): Provincial council members of southeastern Khost province have accused some Wolesi Jirga members of interfering in their affairs, a reason they cite for their inability to elect the council chief and administrative board.


    Week-long cleanliness drive begins in Khost

    KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): A seven-day cleanliness campaign has been launched in the capital of southeastern Khost province, with hundreds of residents partaking, the mayor said on Friday.


    Work on key road nearing completion

    KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): The graveling of Khost-Ghulam Khan Road, one of the three major border crossings between Afghanistan and Pakistan, is expected to be completed in few months, an official said on Saturday


    Govt, world urged to advance peace effort

    KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): Students and youth from the Gurbaz district of southeastern Khost province on Wednesday urged the government to intensify efforts for peace in the country.