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18 insurgents killed in Paktika airstrikes

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Feb 04, 2016 - 17:36
SHARANA (Pajhwok): NATO airstrikes killed 18 Taliban militants in Barmal district of southeastern Paktika province, an official said on Thursday.
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Projects worth $5m to be launched in Paktika next solar year

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Feb 01, 2016 - 15:20
SHARANA (Pajhwok): As many as 300 different projects would be carried out at a cost of $5 million in southeastern Paktika province next Afghan year, which begins on March 22, the provincial rural development director said on Monday. Najibullah...
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Paktika police ranks thinned by ‘ghost personnel’

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Jan 27, 2016 - 17:33
SHARANA (Pajhwok): Residents claim security in various districts of southeastern Paktika province has been assigned to “ghost policemen,” who are paid salaries but exist only on paper, a claim rejected by officials. The deputy head of the provincial...
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2,000 Paktika farmers get improved wheat seeds

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Jan 18, 2016 - 18:44
SHARANA (Pajhwok): Improved quality wheat seeds weighing 110 tonnes have been distributed to nearly 2,000 famers in the southeastern province of Paktika, the governor said on Monday.
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‘Emergency aid never reached needy Paktika families’

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Jan 14, 2016 - 15:31
SHARANA (Pajhwok): Some residents say relief goods for families affected by natural disasters in southeastern Paktika are always distributed by tribal elders and government officials among themselves. But provincial natural disaster management...
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Above 1000 govt posts for Paktika lie vacant

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Jan 10, 2016 - 15:06
SHARANA (Pajhwok): As many as 1,100 government posts out of 5,200 remain vacant in southeastern Paktika province, officials said on Sunday. Nabiullah Perkhel, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News a total of 5,200 posts had been...
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‘Govt never tried to find market for chilgoza pine’

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Dec 30, 2015 - 16:21
SHARANA (Pajhwok): Traders dealing in chilgoza pine in southeastern Paktika province say the nuts yield remains unsold due to a lack of proper market and that chilgoza pine produced in Afghanistan is sold as Pakistani product in foreign countries...
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Amid calls for war on graft, appellant court gets new chief

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Dec 29, 2015 - 13:58
SHARAN (Pajhwok): The newly appointed appellant court chief for southern Paktika province on Tuesday stressed the need for better protecting people’s rights with improved law enforcement. Paktika Governor Aminullah Shariq introduced Abdul Tawab...
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New Paktika PC secretary holds ‘fake academic documents’

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Dec 27, 2015 - 21:39
SHARANA (Pajhwok): The attorney’s office head in southeastern Paktika province on Sunday said a member of the provincial council had been accused of possessing “fake academic documents.”
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Sharan set to gain access to electricity

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Dec 27, 2015 - 19:58
SHARAN (Pajhwok): This capital cityof southern Paktika province would be lit up by a diesel-powered generator in the near future, local officials said on Sunday. Deputy Governor Attaullah Fazli told Pajhwok Afghan News the problems previously faced...
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Paktika PC holds administrative board elections

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Dec 26, 2015 - 20:08
SHARANA (Pajhwok): After a prolonged delay, provincial council members of southeastern Paktika province on Saturday held the administrative board election, electing Bakhtiar Gul Himmat Zadran as the council chief.
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Snail-paced work on key road irks Paktika residents

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Dec 22, 2015 - 19:23
SHARAN (Pajhwok): Residents of southern Paktika province on Tuesday complained of the slow pace of work on the road between Angor Ada and Sharan, the provincial capital. A $52 million contract for the 50 kilometres road was signed with the Afghan-...
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Paktika women lack access to education, health facilities

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Dec 22, 2015 - 17:29
SHARANA (Pajhwok): The women of southeastern Paktika province lack access to education and face several other problems, participants of a gathering said on Tuesday. Nearly 80 women attended the gathering in Sharana, the provincial capital, and spoke...
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Paktika revenues increased by 21 pc

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Dec 19, 2015 - 17:41
SHARAN (Pajhwok): The revenues of the southeastern Paktika province have been increased by 21 percent this year comparing to previous year, officials said on Saturday. Paktika Governor Aminullah Shariq addressed a press conference that the revenues...
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Future of 50,000 schoolchildren at stake in Paktika

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Dec 17, 2015 - 16:16
SHARANA (Pajhwok): The education environment in some districts of southeastern Paktika province has been in a fix making uncertain the future of about 50,000 students, residents say. Amiluddin Gayankhil, a resident of Gayan district, told Pajhwok...
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643 Taliban killed in 6 months in Paktika, says governor

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Dec 14, 2015 - 23:32
SHARANA (Pajhwok): More than 600 Taliban militants, 70 security personnel and 55 civilians have been killed during the past six months in southeastern Paktika province, the governor said on Monday.
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Thousands of children miss polio vaccine in Paktika due to insecurity

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Dec 04, 2015 - 17:03
SHARANA (Pajhwok): Thousands of children could not be administered polio drops due to insecurity in southeastern Paktika province, residents said on Friday. Syed Gul, a resident of Waza Khwa district, told Pajhwok Afghan News thousands of children...
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Students demand proper building for Paktika University

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Dec 02, 2015 - 17:36
SHARAN (Pajhwok): Students in southeastern Paktika province on Wednesday complained their university lacked a proper building, saying they were faced with several problems. Mohammad Yar, a student of Paktia University’s Education Faculty, told...
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Govt urged to improve girls’ education in Paktika

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Nov 29, 2015 - 16:54
SHARANA (Pajhwok): The women’s affairs director for southeastern Paktika province on Sunday asked the government to provide equal education facilities for girls and boys across the country. Bibi Hawa expressed these views while speaking at a...
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ALP commander, Pakistani doctor killed in Paktika

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Nov 23, 2015 - 14:38
SHARANA (Pajhwok): Unknown gunmen shot dead a local police commander and a Pakistani doctor during separate incidents in southeastern Paktika province, officials and residents said on Monday. Paktika police chief Brig. Gen. Zarawar Zahid told...
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