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    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



    Health

    Air pollution gauge installed in Kabul

    KABUL (PAN): The National Environment Protection Agency (NEPA) on Tuesday installed an air pollution gauge in the capital Kabul, an official said.



    Governance

    Drive against roadside cabins to continue

    KABUL (PAN): The Kabul Municipality said on Sunday the operation against encroachments on roads in the capital would continue, but residents feared the campaign against cabins and handcarts would l



    Security and Crime

    Herat govt enforces strict cleanliness rule

    HERAT CITY (PAN): The government warned on Monday of fining and jailing those dirtying the western Herat City, inhabited by a million people.



    Business & Economics

    New plan soon to reduce pollution in Kabul

    KABUL (PAN): A new strategic plan is being developed by the National Environment Protection Agency (NEPA) to reduce air pollution in Kabul by 15 percent over the next three years.



    Health

    Conference Concerning Pollution Reduction (Video)

    KABUL, Nov 4, 2010: Nearly 3060 people lose their lives due to pollution in capital city of Kabul each year. PAJHWOK/ Ataullah Khpelwak.