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    Security up in Nangarhar for Eid holidays

    JALAABAD (Pajhwok): Security officials on Sunday said strict security measures have been put in place to ensure the religious festival of Eidul Fitr passed off in a pleasant environment in eastern Nangarhar province.

    Security and Crime

    ALP men among 11 dead in fresh clashes

    JALALABAD/MAIDAN SHAHR (Pajhwok): Four security personnel and seven insurgents have been killed and several others wounded during separate clashes in eastern Nangarhar and central Maidan Wardak provinces, officials said on Saturday.

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    20-member rebel group joins peace process

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok):  At least 20 militants laid down their arms and joined the peace process in eastern Nangarhar province, officials said on Tuesday.

    Security and Crime,Education

    Students among 5 killed in fresh violence

    JALALABAD/MAHMUD RAQI (Pajhwok): At least five civilians, including two students, were killed and three others wounded in separate incidents of violence in different parts of the country, officials said Sunday.

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    Ambulance damaged by roadside bomb

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): An NGO ambulance struck a roadside bomb in the Behsud district of eastern Nangarhar province on Tuesday, an official said.


    Anti-Israel rally staged in Nangarhar

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Civil society activists staged a rally on Sunday, condemning Israeli attacks on Palestinian territory and urging the international community to take immediate steps to deescalate the tension. 


    Action against Abdullah supporters demanded

     JALAABAD (Pajhwok): Civil society activists in eastern Nangarhar province on Thursday demanded supporters of Abdullah Abdullah should be brought to justice for ripping President Hamid Karzai’s portrait.


    Substandard jam, sauces being sold in Jalalabad

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): On eve of Ramadan, vendors and shopkeepers are busy minting money by selling substandard jams, sauces and other spicy foods in eastern Nangarhar province, with locals fear low quality foods will cause spread of diseases.

    Security and Crime,Business & Economics,Social

    Ex-ALP commander cuts power to eastern cities

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): A former Afghan Local Police (ALP) commander has cut power supply lines into eastern Laghman and Nangarhar provinces from Kabul’s Naghlo district, officials said Tuesday.


    Two Development Projects completed in Nangarhar and Logar

    JALALABAD, PUL-E-ILM (Pajhwok):  Two development projects have been completed in the Nangarhar and Logar provinces, officials said on Thursday.