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    8 including women killed in fresh violence

    KANDAHAR/MAIDAN SHAHR (Pajhwok): Six insurgents and two women have been killed and a dozen others, including rebels and civilians, injured during separate incidents in Kandahar and Maidan Wardak provinces, officials said on Thursday.


    Ancient room discovered in Jalrez mountains

    MAIDAN SHAHAR (Pajhwok): A spacious ancient stone room has been discovered in the Araban area of Jalrez district in central Maidan Wardak province, officials said on Thursday.


    36 playgrounds to be built in Wardak

    MAIDAN CITY (Pajhwok): Forty-six million afghanis would be spent on the construction of 36 playgrounds in different districts of Maidan Wardak province, an official said on Friday.


    3-week volleyball event begins in Wardak

    MAIDAN SHAHAR (Pajhwok): A volleyball tournament featuring 44 squads got under way in the capital of central Maidan Wardak province on Friday.

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    RTA office hit by rockets in Maidan Wardak

    MAIDAN CITY (Pajhwok): Rockets allegedly fired by armed rebels hit the Maidan Wardak Centre of the national Radio Television Afghanistan (RTA), officials said on Tuesday.


    Tribal elders want early vote results

     GARDEZ/MAIDAN SHAHAR (Pajhwok): Tribal elders in southeastern Paktia and central Maidan Wardak provinces urged the electoral commissions to announce the election results without further delay.


    Construction of highway begins in Wardak

    MAIDAN SHAHR (Pajhwok): Construction work on a 24 kilometres portion of the Kabul-Kandahar highway was inaugurated in central Maidan Wardak province on Tuesday, an official said.


    Public welfare schemes inaugurated in Wardak

    MAIDAN SHAHAR (Pajhwok): Six development projects worth 10 million afghanis were inaugurated in the Jalrez district of central Maidan Wardak province, an official said on Wednesday.


    Several uplift projects due in Maidan Wardak

    MAIDAN SHAHAR (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Energy and Water pledged to execute various development projects in central Maidan Wardak province, an official said on Wednesday.

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    Ex-Bagram inmate returns to battlefield

    MAIDAN SHAHR (Pajhwok): Released from the Bagram prison in central Parwan province, a Taliban commander has reportedly returned to the battlefield in central Maidan Wardak province, reliable sources told Pajhwok Afghan News on Tuesday.