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Wheat crop torched in Ghazni gunbattle

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Jul 24, 2014 - 13:52
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Wheat crop on eight acres of land was gutted to ashes as a result of a clash between militants and security forces in the Deh Yak district of southern Ghazni province, an official said on Thursday.
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1 policeman killed, 4 injured in Helmand suicide attack

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Dec 05, 2013 - 15:20
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 Thursday. Fawad Askari, provincial police spokesperson,...
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Protesting students want lecturers reinstated (Video)

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May 29, 2013 - 11:19
KABUL ( PAN ): Nearly 1,000 Kabul University students on Tuesday protested against the removal of the social science department head and a lecturer by the Ministry of Higher Education. The students gathered in front of the Kabul University around...
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Wheat yield up by 20pc in Nangarhar, Laghman

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Jun 13, 2012 - 14:53
JALALABAD (PAN): Wheat yields increased by 20 percent each in eastern Nangarhar and Laghman provinces, compared to last year, agricultural officials said on Wednesday.
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Drought affects 90 percent of Baghlan's wheat crops

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Jul 28, 2011 - 16:44
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): The recent drought has affected more than 90 percent of rain-fed wheat crops, killed over a hundred farm animals, and threatened 15 thousand families in northern Baghlan province, officials said on Wednesday. Because of the lack...
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Cost of wheat impacts Afghan households

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Jul 16, 2011 - 11:18
WASHINGTON (PAN): The significant increase in food prices, especially that of wheat in 2007-08, has had a tremendous impact on food security in Afghan household, a recent US report said. Afghan households coped with the sudden rise in food prices by...
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Bamyan wheat production drops

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Jul 03, 2011 - 16:33
BAMYAN CITY (PAN): Wheat production in the central Bamyan province decreased by more than 14,500 tonnes due to drought and lack of rainfall, officials and farmers said on Sunday. The total wheat production of the province was more than 55,000 tonnes...
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Wheat price up by 40pc in Samangan

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Apr 26, 2011 - 18:34
AIBAK (PAN): The price of wheat increased by 40 percent over the last two weeks due to inadequate rains and high demand in northern Samangan province, residents complained on Tuesday. A fortnight back, seven kilograms of wheat accounted for 90...
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Jawzjan wheat cultivation likely to drop

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Feb 02, 2011 - 19:58
SHIBERGHAN (PAN): Wheat cultivation in rain-fed areas of northern Jawzjan province is expected to fall by 60 percent due to a lack of rains and snowfall this year, officials and farmers said on Wednesday. Jawzjan has inadequate irrigation water,...
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Wheat distributed to needy families in Kunar

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Jan 22, 2011 - 18:34
ASAD ABAD (PAN): The distribution of World Food Programme-donated wheat to needy families started in eastern Kunar province, officials said on Saturday. The recipients included orphans and widows from Ghaziabad, Narai, Chapa Dara, Shegal and Asmar...
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Tonnes of wheat distributed among destitute families

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Jan 18, 2011 - 18:56
JALALABAD (PAN): Around 1,290 poor families in Hisarak district of eastern Nangarhar province received 129 tonnes of wheat assistance on Tuesday, an official said. The assistance was provided by the World Food Organization (WFP), head of the...
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State land cultivated with wheat after 23 years

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Dec 02, 2010 - 16:58
JALALABAD (PAN): The government has cultivated wheat over 3,000 hectares of state land, which remained under the control of warlords for 23 years, in eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Thursday. The Nangarhar Canal Development...
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Improved wheat seeds distributed in Samangan

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Nov 21, 2010 - 12:58
AIBAK (PAN): Improved wheat seeds and chemical fertilizers were distributed to farmers on Sunday in the northern province of Samangan, officials said. Eighty-seven tonnes of improved wheat seeds, the same amount of Di-ammonium Phosphate (DAP), a...
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Wheat distributed to needy families

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Nov 04, 2010 - 17:46
JALALABAD (PAN): The World Food Programme provided 1,290 needy families with wheat in the Haska Mena district of eastern Nangarhar on Thursday, an official said. Up to 129 tonnes of wheat were distributed to poor families in 64 villages, the...
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Nationwide seeds, fertiliser distribution begins

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Oct 05, 2010 - 20:11
KABUL (PAN): The process of distributing 13,000 tonnes of improved quality wheat seed and 40,000 tonnes of fertiliser to 360,000 farmers in Afghanistan's 34 provinces began on Tuesday. The distribution process would continue until late November,...
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Wheat Seed Distribution (video)

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Oct 05, 2010 - 16:15
[video: http://blip.tv/file/4206178] KABUL, Oct. 5, 2010 (PAN): Local Afghan farmers lined up to partake in the 2010 national wheat seed distribution. PAJHWOK/Ataullah Khpulwok
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