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University entrance exam kicks off in Nangarhar

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Feb 06, 2016 - 17:18
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Provincial council members and participants of the university entrance test (Kankor) in eastern Nangarhar province on Saturday asked the Ministry of Higher Education (MoHE) to ensure that deserving students made it to state-run...
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28 Daesh fighters killed, 10 wounded in Nangarhar operations

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Feb 06, 2016 - 12:43
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Twenty-eight Daesh, or self-style Islamic State (IS), insurgents have been killed and 10 others wounded over the past 24 hours in eastern Nangarhar province, officials said on Saturday.
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Nangahar kidney hospital to be functional in 4 months

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Feb 03, 2016 - 17:22
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Officials in eastern Nangarhar province say the Pakistan-constructed kidney hospital would be made functional over the next four months.
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$1m terminal being constructed at Torkham dry port

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Jan 31, 2016 - 19:38
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): The transport minister on Sunday said a terminal was being constructed at Torkham dry port at a cost of $1 million in eastern Nangarhar province to organise traffic and facilitate passengers.
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Power problems in Baghlan, Nangarhar provinces delinked

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Jan 30, 2016 - 16:26
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Officials of eastern Nangarhar province on Saturday spurned reports that power supply from the Naghlu dam had been diverted to Kabul. Over the past few days, power supply has been cut off to the eastern province. There have been...
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Journalist & Nangarhar governor's advisor gunned down

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Jan 30, 2016 - 09:56
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): A journalist and cultural advisor to the governor has been gunned down in eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Saturday. Mohammad Zubair Khaksar, working for the government-run Nangarhar Radio and Television network,...
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ANP leader asked Taliban to shun violence, embrace peace

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Jan 28, 2016 - 19:04
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Pakistan’s Awami National Party (ANP) members on Thursday urged Taliban militants to shun killing people and violent activities and instead arrive at the negotiating table with the Afghan government.
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'Radio Caliphate' now airs broadcasts in Dari as well

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Jan 27, 2016 - 20:16
KABUL (Pajhwok): In addition to Pashto broadcasts, the “Radio Caliphate” of the Islamic State group has started airing programmes in Dari language in eastern Nangarhar province, residents and civil society activists said on Wednesday.
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7 Daesh men among 10 militants detained in Nangarhar

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Jan 27, 2016 - 16:08
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Seven Daesh, or so-called Islamic State (IS),and three Taliban insurgents have been detained in the eastern province of Nangarhar, officials said on Wednesday. The militants, hailing from Nangarhar, Kandahar, Helmand and...
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In Achin district, 5 Taliban perish in US drone strike

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Jan 26, 2016 - 11:15
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): At least five Taliban fighters have been killed in a US drone strike in the Achin district of eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Tuesday.
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46 land-grabbers in Nangarhar referred to prosecutors

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Jan 25, 2016 - 15:05
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Forty-six people detained on land-grabbing charges have been referred to the attorney office in eastern Nangarhar province, officials said on Monday. Attaullah Khogyani, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News efforts...
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MPs interfering in Nangarhar’s education affairs

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Jan 24, 2016 - 17:02
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): The education director of eastern Nangarhar province on Sunday complained some lawmakers were interfering in his department’s affairs, creating problems for them. Allah Dad Ismailzai and the education department’s spokesman,...
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2 commanders among 16 Daesh men killed

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Jan 23, 2016 - 18:44
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Two Daesh or Islamic State commanders were among 16 fighters killed during separate drone strikes in eastern Nangrahar province, an official said on Saturday. The governor’s spokesman, Attaullah Khogyani, told Pajhwok Afghan...
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Juvenile correction centre gets new building in Nangarhar

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Jan 21, 2016 - 18:43
JALALABAD/ MAHMOOD RAQI (Pajhwok): A newly-constructed building for a juvenile correction centre was inaugurated in the eastern province of Nangarhar on Thursday. The three-story building has 40 rooms and other accessories and was completed in one...
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Cancer diagnostic centre being established in Nangarhar

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Jan 21, 2016 - 16:16
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): The public health director on Thursday promised a cancer diagnostic centre would be inaugurated at the Nangarhar Civil Hospital in Jalalabad next week. While presenting an annual report on the public health situation, Dr...
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Islamic State’s recruitment wing members detained in Nangarhar

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Jan 20, 2016 - 19:06
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): A four-membergroup of Daesh, or Islamic State (IS), rebels was busted in the Behsud district of eastern Nangarhar province on Wednesday, officials said. Provincial police spokesman Lt. Col. Hazrat Hussain Mashriqiwal told...
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Senior Daesh among 3 killed in Achin drone strike

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Jan 19, 2016 - 19:27
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): A NATO drone killed three Daesh or Islamic State (IS) militants, including their commander, in eastern Nangarhar province on Tuesday, an official said.
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So far 19 land grabbers arrested in Nangarhar

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Jan 18, 2016 - 19:09
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Nineteen persons accused of illegally occupying government land have been arrested by police over the past few days in the eastern province of Nangarhar and their cases referred to the attorney’s office, an official said on Monday.
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Man who killed 8 of a family sentenced to death

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Jan 17, 2016 - 18:41
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): The primary court in Behsud district of eastern Nangarhar province on Sunday handed down death sentence to a man for killing eight members of a family in December.
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Zahir Qadeer-led militiamen placed under govt control

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Jan 16, 2016 - 20:22
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Up to 1,000 public uprising members, ledby Wolesi Jirga Deputy Speaker Zahir Qadeer, have been placed under government control, officials said on Saturday.
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