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Laghman University graduates its first batch of students

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Jan 29, 2016 - 14:49
MEHTARLAM (Pajhwok): More than 100 students have graduated for the first time from the literature and agriculture faculties of the university in eastern Laghman province.
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2 Afghan soldiers, 4 rebels killed in Kunar, Laghman

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Jan 06, 2016 - 20:42
ASADABAD/MEHTARLAM (Pajhwok): Two Afghan soldiers and four militants have been killed during separate incidents in eastern Kunar and Laghman provinces, officials said on Wednesday.
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2 including Taliban commander killed in drone strike

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Dec 30, 2015 - 13:40
MEHTARLAM (Pajhwok): At least two insurgents, including a commander, have been killed in a drone strike in eastern Laghman province, an official said on Wednesday. Sarhadi Zwak, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News the incident took...
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Drone strike, blast leave 5 militants dead in east

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Dec 22, 2015 - 20:26
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Five Taliban militants have been killed during separate incidents in eastern Nangarhar and Laghman provinces, officials said on Tuesday.
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4 welfare projects executed in Laghman

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Oct 06, 2015 - 19:46
MEHTARLAM (Pajhwok): The execution of four welfare projects has resolved problems earlier faced by thousands of residents in eastern Laghman province, the governor said on Tuesday. Abdul Jabar Naeemi, while inaugurating the projects after their...
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New road project launched in Laghman

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Sep 16, 2015 - 15:56
MEHTARLAM (Pajhwok): Construction work on nearly a nine-kilometre road was launched in eastern Laghman province on Wednesday. The road, 8.8-km long and 8-metre wide, is being constructed in Omarzai area on the outskirts of Mehtarlam, the provincial...
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People can help curb poppy cultivation, says Naeemi

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Aug 03, 2015 - 20:14
MEHTARLAM (Pajhwok): The governor on Monday urged local residents to help the government prevent the cultivation of the illicit poppy crop in eastern Laghman province.
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Laghman remote areas in shortage of female doctors

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Jul 27, 2015 - 12:38
MEHTERLAM (Pajhwok): The residents of far flung areas in eastern Laghman confronted with serious nature of problems due to shortage of lady doctors, an official said on Monday.
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Laghman, Nangarhar plunge into darkness again

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Jul 21, 2015 - 14:49
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Electricity from the Naghlu hydropower plant to eastern Laghman and Nangarhar provinces has been cut off due to technical issues in supply lines, an official said on Tuesday. The two provinces are fed 48 megawatts of electricity...
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Gen. Amin seeks increase in Laghman police strength

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Jul 18, 2015 - 15:38
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): The police chief for eastern Laghman province complains personnel strength at several posts is inadequate, calling for an increase in the number of policemen. In an exclusive interview with Pajhwok Afghan News, Brig. Gen...
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5 ALP men, 6 rebels killed in Nangarhar, Laghman

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Jul 16, 2015 - 18:02
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Five policemen and six Taliban fighters have been killed during a clash and a drone strike in eastern Laghman and Nangarhar provinces, officials said on Thursday.
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Laghman teachers to get residential plots: Governor

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Jul 05, 2015 - 14:06
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): The governor of eastern Laghman province on Sunday pledged that promotion of education was his top priority that teachers would be given residential plots to promote the vital sector.
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Power cables to major eastern cities cut down again

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Jun 30, 2015 - 15:33
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Unknown gunmen had once again severed power cables in the Ozbin area of Sarobi district, depriving residents of eastern Nangarhar and Laghman provinces of electricity.
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Taliban want to capture areas before talks: Gen. Shahim

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Jun 27, 2015 - 16:28
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Chief of Army Staff Gen. Qadam Shah Shahim on Saturday said the Taliban wanted to capture some areas before entering a political dialogue with the government, but the Afghan forces had the ability to defend their soil. Gen...
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Laghman square being named after heroic soldier

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Jun 24, 2015 - 15:51
MEHTARLAM (Pajhwok): A square is being named after Afghan National Army (ANA) soldier Essa Khan in eastern Laghman province in recognition of his action during a brazen attack on the parliament building in Kabul. Eight insurgents launched the...
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Governor wants UNAMA focus to develop Laghman

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Jun 20, 2015 - 16:11
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): The newly-appointed governor of eastern Laghman province urged United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) to specifically focus on launching development projects in this strategically important province.
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Call to build coordination between Laghman officials, PC

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May 31, 2015 - 14:30
MEHTARLAM (Pajhwok): Provincial council members in eastern Laghman province on Sunday complained local departments did not have coordination with the council but they still managed to evaluate performance of some departments.
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Some projects completed, others in progress

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May 27, 2015 - 20:09
KABUL (Pajhwok): Several development projects have been completed and work on others is in progress in eastern Laghman, northern Balkh and central Kabul provinces, officials said on Wednesday.
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Brother of Laghman lawmaker dead in blast

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Apr 25, 2015 - 11:38
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): At least two people, including brother of a lawmaker from eastern Laghman, were killed and another wounded in a blast in Mehterlam Baba, the capital of eastern Laghman province, the governor’s spokesman said Saturday.
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‘ANA soldier involved in Nangarhar shooting had no links with rebels’

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Apr 11, 2015 - 18:22
MEHTARLAM (Pajhwok): Abdul Azim, the slain Afghan National Army (ANA) soldier, who shot dead one Resolute Support mission’s service member in eastern Nangarhar province, had no links to any militants’ group, his uncle said on Saturday
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