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    Business & Economics,Agriculture

    Wardak apple yield down, wheat up

    MAIDAN SHAHAR (Pajhwok): The apple crop production has dropped while wheat harvest yield has markedly increased in central Maidan Wardak province, an official said on Monday.

    Business & Economics,Agriculture

    Apricot, apple yield down by 65pc in Nirkh

    MAIDAN SHARH (Pajhwok): The production of apricot and apples has decreased by 65 percent in the Nirkh district of central Maidan Wardak province this solar year, officials said on Thursday.


    Wardak council appoints interim board

    MAIDAN SHAHAR (Pajhwok): The provincial council of central Maidan Wardak on Wednesday appointed an interim administration board following the continuous absence of some members, an official said.

    Business & Economics,Reconstruction

    Work on key projects launched in Ghazni

    GHAZNI CITY/MAIDAN SHAHR (Pajhwok): Work on three development projects, benefiting thousands of families, has been inaugurated in southern Ghazni province, the acting governor said on Saturday.

    Security and Crime

    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.

    Security and Crime

    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.