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    Haska Mina clinics face dearth of medicines

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Health clinics in the Haska Mina district have no medicine even for first medical aid, an issue ignored by the provincial authorities concerned, residents complained on Sunday.


    Japan to build canal, waterhead in Behsud

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): A contract was signed on Saturday with a Japanese aid group on the construction of a canal and a waterhead in eastern Nangarhar province, an official said.


    Tougher punishment sought for Pak reporter

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Prosecutors have reportedly sought tougher punishment for a Pakistani reporter who was detained by Afghan security officials in eastern Nangarhar province in April this year.

    Security and Crime

    Torkham blasts: 2 Pakistanis detained

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): The authorities have detained two Pakistani nationals on suspicion of involvement in overnight explosions that gutted several supply vehicles in the border town of Torkahm in eastern Nangarhar province, a military official said on Tuesday.


    Civil society stresses end to poll deadlock

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Civil society activists in eastern Nangarhar province have asked the Independent Elections Commission (IEC) to demonstrate neutrality and put a quick end to the election deadlock.


    Projects sought for post-offensive Haska Mina

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Government officials and residents on Friday urged NGOs to initiate reconstruction and development projects in the Haska Mina district of eastern Nangarhar province following the launch of a counterinsurgency offensive there.


    Shariah PhD programme launched in Nangarhar

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): The University of Nangarhar has become the first-ever Afghan educational institute launching a Shariah PhD programme, an official said on Thursday.


    Govt asked to look after martyrs’ families

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Families of martyrs in eastern Nangarhar province on Monday asked the government to properly take into consideration their problems.

    Security and Crime

    Protestors seek harsher punishment for rapists

    KABUL (Pajhwok):  Hundreds of people attending two separate protest rallies in central Kabul and southeastern Khost provinces on Saturday urged the Supreme Court to award harsher punishment to the detainees linked to the gang rape incident in Paghman town.

    Security and Crime

    4 security men among eight killed in Nangarhar

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Four border policemen and as many militants have been killed during clashes in the Khogyani district of eastern Nangarhar province, security officials said Saturday.