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State land in Nangarhar to be retaken

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Dec 23, 2014 - 18:00
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): At least 3,000 acres of land close to the irrigation department in Jalalabad, the capital of eastern Nangarhar province, is occupied by grabbers, officials said on Tuesday.
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296 rebels killed in east this year

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Dec 22, 2014 - 17:52
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): As many as 296 militants have been killed and another 82 injured by Public Order Police (POP) in their operations in eastern Afghanistan this year, an official said on Monday.
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8 bombs planted in Batikot school defused

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Dec 21, 2014 - 15:55
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Militants planted land mines in a school on Saturday night in the Batikot district of eastern Nangarhar province, officials said on Sunday.
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Reserved seats for women on dist councils urged

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Dec 17, 2014 - 17:36
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Women’s rights campaigners and civil society activists in eastern Nangarhar province on Wednesday demanded a 25 percent seats for women on district councils.
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2 projects executed, work on 3rd launched

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Dec 17, 2014 - 16:10
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Costing $400,000, two projects were completed while work on a third scheme was launched in eastern Nangarhar province on Wednesday, the mayor said.
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3 rebels killed in Chaparhar clash

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Dec 15, 2014 - 11:06
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Security forces repulsed group attacks from militants on posts in the Chaparhar district of eastern Nangarhar province, leaving three militants dead, officials said on Monday.
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1600 civilian casualties in east this year

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Dec 10, 2014 - 15:28
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): More than 1,600 civilians suffered casualties as a result of the ongoing conflict in eastern Afghanistan this solar year that ends on March 21, a senior human rights official said on Wednesday.
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Students stage protest against new CNICs

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Dec 09, 2014 - 21:33
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Hundreds of university students on Tuesday staged a protest in the capital of eastern Nangarhar province against the ommission of Afghan nationality from the new computerised national identity cards (CNICs).
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Plight of disabled to be alleviated: Gardiwal

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Dec 09, 2014 - 15:41
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): A two-day seminar kicked off in Jalalabad, the capital of eastern Nangarhar province, on Tuesday to discuss measures to resolve the problems being faced by the special people.
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Behsud residents rally against court verdict

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Dec 07, 2014 - 16:56
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Residents of the Behsud district of eastern Nangarhar province on Sunday protested against a verdict of the Jalalabad-based court.
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Children have little access to health, education

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Dec 03, 2014 - 17:45
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): As many as 234,000 children in the eastern zone do not have access to schools, with 12,500 left out of polio vaccination drives over the past four years, the UN said on Wednesday.
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Women's rights need to be protected: Gardiwal

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Dec 02, 2014 - 14:39
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Muhammad Hanif Gardiwal, the deputy governor of eastern Nangarhar province, on Tuesday asked women to focus on their education and intensify efforts to combat violence.
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73 AIDs cases detected in Nangarhar

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Dec 01, 2014 - 17:19
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): At least 73 new Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) cases have been detected in eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Monday.
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8 militants dead in Nangarhar drone strike

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Dec 01, 2014 - 16:11
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Eight militants were killed in a US drone strike in the Sherzad district of eastern Nangarhar province on Monday, the police spokesman said.
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Casualties as bomb rocks Khogyani mosque

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Nov 28, 2014 - 14:19
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Several people were killed and wounded on Friday afternoon when a bomb exploded inside a mosque in the Khogyani district of eastern Nangarhar province.
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Violence against women on rise in Afghanistan

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Nov 25, 2014 - 19:38
HERAT CITY/JALALABAD/LASHKARGAH/TALUQAN (Pajhwok): In a gathering arranged on eve of International Women’s Day, speakers on Tuesday voiced concerns that violence against women has surged in some provinces of the country, including Nangarhar, Helmand, Herat and Takhar provinces.
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9 heroin-making labs destroyed in Sherzad raid

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Nov 25, 2014 - 15:10
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): A joint Afghan-NATO force destroyed nine heroin-producing factories during an overnight operation in the Sherzad district of eastern Nangarhar province, officials said on Tuesday.
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'Rebels vanquished in Shirzad, Khogyani'

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Nov 24, 2014 - 16:13
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): As many as 35 insurgents have been killed, 42 wounded and 339 others captured during in ongoing security operation in Shirzad and Khogyani districts of eastern Nangarhar province, officials said on Monday.
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No student kidnapped in Haskamina: official

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Nov 20, 2014 - 20:29
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Education officials on Thursday denied reports that dozens of schoolchildren had been kidnapped by armed insurgents in the Haskamina district of eastern Nangarhar province.
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All closed schools in Haskamina reopen

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Nov 19, 2014 - 14:59
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): All schools in the Haskamina district of eastern Nangarhar province were reopened on Wednesday a week after they had been shut down by Taliban insurgents, an official said.
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