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Nuristan governor seeks more aid for quake-affectees

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Oct 31, 2015 - 14:25
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): The governor on Saturday said they had started assisting the earthquake-affected families in eastern Nuristan province, but called for more assistance.
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Nuristan needs special uplift package, says governor

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Sep 07, 2015 - 18:20
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): The acting governor on Monday asked the Parliament to pay proper attention to the development of eastern Nuristan province while approving upcoming annual budget. Hafiz Abdul Qayyum told Pajhwok Afghan News during an interview...
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Daesh constructing military base in Nuristan: PC

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Aug 05, 2015 - 18:43
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Provincial council head of eastern Nuristan province claimed on Wednesday that the self-styled Daesh had initiated constructing a military base there amid reports that security forces was investing the issue, an official said on...
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Nuristan acting custom chief held on corruption charges

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Aug 02, 2015 - 16:02
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Custom acting chief of eastern Nuristan province is arrested on corruption charges and his case is referred to Attorney General Office (AGO), an official has said on Sunday.
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Afghan forces recapture Want Wegal district: Governor

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Jun 26, 2015 - 18:34
ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Acting governor Hafiz Abdul Qayyum said that afghan Security Forces regained control of Want Wegal district on Friday--- the district captured militants briefly in eastern Nuristan province.
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'Forces tactically retreated from Want Wegal district'

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Jun 26, 2015 - 14:32
KABUL (Pajhwok): Security forces have technically retreated from Want Wegal district in eastern Nuristan province and they have drawn defence line, a statement from the 201 st Selab Military Corps stated.
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Work begins on new 50-bed hospital in Nuristan

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Jun 24, 2015 - 16:42
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Construction work has begun on a 50-bed hospital in Paroon, the capital of eastern Nuristan province, to increase healthcare services to the people, the acting governor said on Wednesday. Hafiz Abdul Qayum told Pajhwok Afghan...
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Nuristan PC members accused of absenteeism

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Jun 22, 2015 - 14:20
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): At least two provincial council members have never attended the elected body’s sessions in eastern Nuristan province, the acting governor said on Monday. Hafiz Abdul Qayum told Pajhwok Afghan News the two had been living in...
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Nuristan to have drug rehabilitation hospital

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Apr 06, 2015 - 17:07
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): More than 1,000 people are addicted to drugs in two districts alone in eastern Nuristan province and efforts underway to establish a rehabilitation centre for them, officials said on Monday. No survey has so far been conducted...
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Nuristan peace committee head shot dead

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Aug 29, 2014 - 10:45
KABUL (Pajhwok): The peace committee chief for eastern Nuristan province, Abdul Hakim Nuristani, was gunned down in the capital Kabul, a member of the panel said on Friday.
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Nuristan governor denies Doab district fall

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Aug 21, 2014 - 14:58
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): The governor of eastern Nuristan province on Thursday denied losing control of Doab district to Taliban, saying 10 militants had been killed in ongoing clashes.
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Heavy fighting cuts off Doab district

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Aug 20, 2014 - 14:23
ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Fierce clashes between security forces and militants in eastern Nuristan have cut off Doab district from the rest of the province on Wednesday, an official said.
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Dozens of rebels eliminated in Nuristan, Ghazni

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Aug 06, 2014 - 15:19
ASADABAD/GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): More than 40 Taliban have been killed in ISAF airstrikes and ground operations by the Afghan National Army (ANA), officials said on Wednesday.
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Nuristan residents seek security ahead of runoff

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May 27, 2014 - 15:21
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): The people of eastern Nuristan province on Tuesday urged the government to bolster security ahead of the presidential runoff vote, scheduled for June 14.
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Exploit intra-Taliban rifts, security forces told

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May 13, 2014 - 16:53
KABUL (Pajhwok): The governor of eastern Nuristan province has said Afghan security forces should take advantage of the differences among Taliban factions.
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1,200 fake voter cards seized in Kunar

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Apr 03, 2014 - 16:27
ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Police recovered 1,200 bogus voter cards from a child in eastern Kunar province on Thursday, the provincial police chief said.
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Qayyum named as new Nuristan governor

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Feb 20, 2014 - 14:35
KABUL (Pajhwok): Senator Hafiz Abdul Qayyum has been appointed as new governor of eastern Nuristan province, an official said on Thursday.
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Nuristanis demand professional teachers

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Feb 02, 2014 - 19:26
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): A number of residents of eastern Nuristan province on Sunday complained about the absence of professional and competent teachers in educational institutions. Though some schools had been closed, yet functional educational...
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Sigh of relief as road cleared after 5 years

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Dec 22, 2013 - 14:47
ASADABAD (PAN): Security posts have been established in the Chapa Dara district of eastern Kunar after a massive military offensive codenamed “Tofan” (Storm) against insurgents to pave the ground for reconstruction projects, local officials say.
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Avalanche kills 4 in Nuristan

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Dec 09, 2013 - 16:04
JALALABAD (PAN): Four people, including a policeman, died after being hit by an avalanche in eastern Nuristan province, an official said on Monday.
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