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    6 Paktia districts to get development projects

    GARDEZ (Pajhwok): An official informed on Tuesday hundreds development projects would be implemented through National Solidarity Programme (NSP) and Stability in Key Area (SIKA) in six districts of southeastern Paktia province.

    Accidents & Disasters

    Protestors seek action against governor

    GARDEZ (Pajhwok): Residents on Friday protested in the capital of southeastern Paktia province against the manhandling of a district chief and demanded action against the perpetrators.


    New film “Taqdeer” released in Paktia

    GARDEZ (Pajhwok): Local artistes on Thursday released a new film “Taqdeer” (destiny) at a ceremony in the capital of southeastern Paktia province.

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    Hundreds of orchards being planted in Paktia

    GARDEZ (Pajhwok): Hundreds of fruit orchards would be planted in the capital and districts of southeastern Paktia province during the first months of this solar year, an official said on Sunday.


    District chief says beaten by governor’s guards

    GARDEZ (Pajhwok): The Zazai Aryub district chief on Thursday accused the Paktia governor’s guards of beating him for refusing to grease their palms.


    23 Paktia polling stations under threat

    GARDEZ (Pajhwok): Security officials in southeastern Paktia province on Thursday said 23 polling stations were still under high threat from insurgents.

    Security and Crime

    Residents want ALP deployed across Paktia

    GARDEZ (Pajhwok): Residents demanded on Saturday the deployment of Afghan Local Police (ALP) in all districts of southeastern Paktia province.

    Security and Crime

    4 Haqqani Network members held in Paktia

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A four-member group of militants belonging to the Haqqani Network has been busted in southeastern Paktia province, the Afghan spy service said on Friday.

    Security and Crime

    1 policeman killed, 4 injured in Helmand suicide attack

    LASHKARGAH (PAN): One policeman has been killed and four others injured when a suicide bomber targeted a police check post in Marjah district of the southern Helmand province, an official said Thur

    Business & Economics

    Agro-industrial exhibition opens in Paktia

    GARDEZ (PAN): The provincial rural development department on Wednesday launched an exhibition showcasing different handicrafts and other locally produced goods in the capital of southeastern Paktia province.